The Pine Bluff Commercial reported over the weekend that convicted serial killer Samuel Little has confessed to the 1994 murder of Jolanda Jones, 26, of Pine Bluff. Jones' body was found on Port Road, and according to a report by the Fox News Network, her death was originally attributed to drugs.
Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott Jr. introduced Governor Hutchinson at a meeting of the Little Rock Rotary Club last week and praised Hutchinson for his economic development efforts, his "laser focus on efficiency," "his heart" and sense of compassion for the state's citizens. He said Hutchinson would go down in the books as one of the greatest governors in the state's history. Today, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's John Brummett agreed. Say what?
Cotton, Hill, Westerman, Womack and Boozman all respond poorly.
Edith Irby Jones, the first black person to attend and graduate from the University of Arkansas Medical School (now the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences), has died in Houston. She was 91.
Bill Halter's Scenic Hill Solar announced today that it is partnering with the city of Stuttgart to build a solar power plant in the city. It's expected to power 100 percent of all municipal operations, saving the city more than $100,000 per year.
At Tuesday evening’s board of directors agenda meeting, Mayor Frank Scott Jr. will present an ordinance to create a citizens review board for the Little Rock Police Department. The draft of the ordinance says the board’s scope of authority would include reviewing incidents involving use of force, corruption and discrimination.
A Little Rock man was stabbed six times Saturday night after he reportedly insulted a black Elvis impersonator, the Little Rock Police Department said.
Little Rock police today announced that detectives had identified Darrius Holmes, 25, as a suspect in the April 2018 fatal shooting of Joshua Backus, 39, at 5301 Mabelvale Pike.
CHI St. Vincent has been removed from the state's trauma system, but is working to be back on later this year.
The silence from our state's Republican congressional delegation — and from the Republican Party generally — has been deafening in the wake of President Trump's racist tweet on Sunday.
J.R. Moody, chief of police of Swifton (Jackson County), has resigned after a video of him cursing a man surfaced on social media, KAIT reports.
The state Racing Commission will hear an appeal of its decision to reject a Pope County casino permit application on Thursday. Meanwhile, local support for a casino appears to be growing.