LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A death row inmate isn’t entitled to a new sentencing hearing just because his trial lawyer said he may have delivered “one of the worst” closing arguments of his career, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — More than two decades ago, Arkansas was among the first states to embrace the term limits movement by restricting how long lawmakers could serve in its Legislature. No one championed the movement more loudly than the state’s Republicans, who saw it as a way to loosen the Democratic Party’s generations-old grip on Arkansas’ elected offices.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A heat warning has been issued for several counties in Eastern Arkansas and a heat advisory is in effect for the remainder of the state – both through Tuesday evening.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Seven traditional Arkansas school districts are becoming the first to use a new state law allowing them to apply for the kinds of legal waivers previously reserved for charter schools.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court declared Friday that same-sex couples have a right to marry anywhere in the United States, a historic culmination of two decades of litigation over gay marriage and gay rights generally.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Thursday upheld the nationwide tax subsidies underpinning President Barack Obama’s health care overhaul, rejecting a major challenge to the landmark law in a ruling that preserves health insurance for millions of Americans.
FAYETTEVILLE — Arkansas coach Dave Van Horn said he was as relaxed as he’d ever been entering this weekend’s super regional against Missouri State.
VAN, Texas (AP) — Emergency responders on Monday searched through wreckage in parts of Texas and Arkansas after a line of tornadoes battered several small communities, killing at least five people, including a young couple whose daughter survived.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The number of state employees in Arkansas who earn at least $100,000 a year increased by 119 during the past year to 2,585.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson backed away Wednesday from his promise to sign a controversial religious objections bill, bowing to pressure from critics of the measure, including his own son and some of the state’s biggest employers, who say the legislation is anti-gay.