WASHINGTON (AP) — High school graduation rates have reached a record high of 83.2 percent, continuing a steady increase that shows improvement across all ethnic groups, according to federal data released Monday.
The NCAA wants to restrict when and where college football coaches can hold satellite camps and have two early signing periods for high school prospects.
LITTLE ROCK (AP) — The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department is replacing its current road stripe technology and using the savings to double the number of pavement striping crews.
WASHINGTON (AP) — The number of murders reported by local law enforcement agencies jumped by more than 10 percent in 2015 from the year before, according to crime data released by the FBI on Monday.
WASHINGTON (AP) — After months of tangling from afar, Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump will confront each other face-to-face for the first time in Monday night’s presidential debate, laying out for voters their vastly different visions for America’s future.
Les Miles has finally been done in by one of the frantic finishes that came to define the Mad Hatter’s tenure at LSU.
MEMPHIS (AP) — A house fire that killed six children and three adults in Memphis was caused by an electrical malfunction in an air conditioning unit’s power cord in the living room, authorities said.
MEMPHIS (AP) — Nine people — five children and four adults — died early Monday in Memphis’ deadliest house fire in decades, and one other child is fighting for life at a hospital, authorities said.
JONESBORO (AP) — Arkansas State University has delayed its plan to construct a side road to provide an alternate way to get across campus because of high bids.
MEMPHIS (AP) — Health officials are reporting the first human case of the West Nile virus in Shelby County this year.