Circuit judge accused of not paying taxes agrees to resign

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 13:53

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A suspended Arkansas judge accused of not  filing or paying his taxes for several years has agreed to resign from the bench.

The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission said Friday that Saline County Circuit Judge Bobby McCallister will resign,...

Monsanto asks Arkansas judge to halt state's herbicide ban

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 11:30

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A major agribusiness company asked an Arkansas judge Friday to halt the state's plan to ban an herbicide that's drawn complaints from farmers across several states who say the weed killer has drifted onto their fields and caused widespread damage.

Monsanto asked a...

2 high school coaches on leave amid hazing allegations

Fri, 11/17/2017 - 08:56

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — Two coaches at the Westside School District in Jonesboro are on paid administrative leave as the school investigates possible hazing involving the football team.

Reports say that school administrators placed the two coaches on leave after the school was notified...

Man found unfit for trial over Ten Commandments destruction

Thu, 11/16/2017 - 11:08

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man charged with crashing his vehicle into Arkansas' Ten Commandments display nearly three years after he was accused of destroying a monument at Oklahoma's Capitol has been found mentally unfit to go to trial.

A Pulaski County judge on Thursday found Michael...

Reports: Jeff Long out as Athletic Director at University of Arkansas

Wed, 11/15/2017 - 09:59

Fayetteville (KATV) — The man who was hired to succeed Frank Broyles as Athletic Director at the University of Arkansas is out, according to our sister station, KSFM.

At this time, the University of Arkansas has not confirmed Long's departure.


The move comes a week after a...

4 finalists set for Burlsworth Trophy to top college walk-on

Tue, 11/14/2017 - 12:10

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) — Four finalists have been chosen for the Burlsworth Trophy awarded to college football's top player who began his career as a walk-on.

Finalists for the 8th annual Burlsworth Trophy include Memphis wide receiver Anthony Miller, Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield...

Cole Kelley arrested on suspicion of DWI

Sun, 11/12/2017 - 16:52

FAYETTEVILLE (AP) — Arkansas quarterback Cole Kelley has been arrested on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, careless driving and other offenses in Fayetteville.

A report filed by the Fayetteville Police Department says the 20-year-old redshirt freshman was...

Arkansas got execution drug made by resistant manufacturer

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 12:25

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One of the three drugs Arkansas planned to use in a lethal injection this week was made by a New York company that says it won't sell its products if it fears they'll be used in executions, court documents released Wednesday show.

A package insert and drug label...

Assistant school principal pleads not guilty to hit-and-run

Wed, 11/08/2017 - 08:51

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — An assistant high school principal in Little Rock has pleaded not guilty charges in a hit-and-run that injured a police officer and another man.

Keith Hearnsberger entered the plea Tuesday to charges of second-degree battery, leaving the scene of an accident with...

35 states and DC back bid to collect online sales taxes

Fri, 11/03/2017 - 14:39

SIOUX FALLS, S.D. (AP) — Thirty-five state attorneys general and the District of Columbia this week signed on to support South Dakota's legal bid to collect sales taxes from out-of-state internet retailers.

South Dakota is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to review whether retailers can be...