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  • LSU baseball falls to Arkansas in weekend finale

    April 13, 2014 6:29 PM

    BATON ROUGE - The Arkansas Razorbacks started with a grand slam in the 1st inning and never looked back as they beat LSU 10-4 on Sunday afternoon. In the process, the Razorbacks (22-15, 7-8) also ended a seven-game winning streak for LSU (27-9-1, 8-6-1). The Tigers only managed... more »
  • Laird's walk-off lifts Tigers to series win vs. Arkansas

    April 12, 2014 5:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU outfielder Mark Laird claimed his first walk-off hit in his college career, lifting the Tigers to a 5-4 win over Arkansas on Saturday afternoon. The score was tied at 4 in the bottom of the ninth, and with two runners on base, Laird sliced a... more »
  • Bielema says expect slow-down proposal to pass

    February 21, 2014 1:51 PM

    SEARCY, Ar. - Arkansas coach Bret Bielema says he expects a much-scrutinized proposal to prohibit snapping the ball until at least 10 seconds run off the 40-second play clock to pass when the NCAA playing rules oversight panel votes on March 6. Bielema, speaking to the media before a meeting... more »
  • Arkansas downs LSU 81-70 in front of Clinton

    February 15, 2014 9:53 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - Ky Madden scored 21 points as Arkansas rallied in the second half for an 81-70 win over LSU in front of former President Bill Clinton on Saturday. Coty Clarke added 16 points for the Razorbacks (16-9, 5-7 Southeastern Conference), who honored the school's six Final Four teams... more »
  • Mickey registers double-double in LSU win over Arkansas, 88-74

    February 1, 2014 9:44 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Jordan Mickey had 22 points, 11 rebounds and six blocks, and LSU led throughout in an 88-74 victory over Arkansas on Saturday night. Johnny O'Bryant III had 23 points and nine rebounds for the Tigers (14-6, 5-3 Southeastern Conference), who've now led wire-to-wire in two straight games,... more »
  • UALR edges Southern in OT, 85-82

    November 22, 2013 10:40 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Will Neighbour came off the bench to score a game-high 23 points and 14 rebounds to lead the University of Arkansas Little Rock to an 85-82 defeat of Southern University in overtime Friday night. Neighbour went 8 of 15 from the field and 7 of 9 from... more »
  • Ole Miss' Nkemdiche brothers ready for Arkansas

    November 8, 2013 8:45 AM

    OXFORD, Miss.- When highly-regarded recruit Robert Nkemdiche joined his brother Denzel at Mississippi, the two had plans of forming the core of the Rebels' defense. Because of injuries, that hasn't happened yet. But both are expected to be on the field Saturday, when Ole Miss (5-3, 2-3 Southeastern Conference) hosts... more »
  • Arkansas vs Ole Miss game Nov 9th set for 11:21am

    October 28, 2013 6:59 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - The Arkansas Razorbacks' Nov. 9 football game at Ole Miss will start at 11:21 a.m. to accommodate a regional telecast. Two years ago in Oxford, Arkansas took a 29-24 victory over the Rebels. This year's game will be televised on the Southeastern Conference's regional television network. Arkansas... more »
  • Arkansas' Bielema committed to Allen despite woes

    October 17, 2013 6:05 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - Brandon Allen earned the starting quarterback position at Arkansas with a stellar spring practice under first-year coach Bret Bielema. Allen has largely struggled since then, including a 4-of-12 passing effort for 30 yards in the Razorbacks' 52-7 loss to South Carolina last week. Despite Allen's struggles -... more »
  • Feds approve Arkansas Medicaid expansion plan

    September 27, 2013 3:57 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas has become the first state to win federal approval to use Medicaid funds to purchase private insurance for thousands of low-income residents under the federal health care law. The Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services on Friday approved the state's request to implement a "private... more »
  • Nova's scores, Grant's returns rally Rutgers 28-24

    September 21, 2013 6:36 PM

    PISCATAWAY, N.J. - Gary Nova threw touchdown passes of 33 and 4 yards to Leonte Carroo in the final 9:55 and Rutgers rallied from a 17-point, second-half deficit to beat previously undefeated Arkansas 28-24 on Saturday. Janarion Grant sparked the rally with a 58-yard punt return for a touchdown in... more »
  • Arkansas SWAT officers kill man, 107, in standoff

    September 8, 2013 10:18 AM

    PINE BLUFF - Police in the southeast Arkansas city of Pine Bluff say a 107-year-old man is dead after SWAT officers shot back at him during a standoff at a home. Pine Bluff Lt. David Price tells KATV that police officers called to the home Saturday were told Monroe Isadore... more »
  • Arkansas sets aside T-shirt launcher after man injured

    September 3, 2013 3:16 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas says it won't use a T-shirt launcher at War Memorial Stadium this weekend after a marketing intern was injured at last weekend's game. The school said a pneumatic launcher was lying on the artificial turf when it went off on its own. A loud explosion... more »
  • Ark. girl fighting rare brain infection can speak

    August 21, 2013 2:04 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A 12-year-old Arkansas girl who has been battling a rare and often-fatal infection caused by a brain-eating amoeba is now able to say a few words. Kali Hardig was diagnosed last month with an infection caused by an amoeba called Naegleria fowleri. Health officials say there... more »
  • Changes in store for Tigers' 2014 football slate

    August 21, 2013 10:25 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Though this year's college football season has yet to begin, LSU fans today got a look at who the Tigers will face next year. The Southeastern Conference released their 2014 league schedule today, and there are some changes in store for LSU. The Tigers replace... more »
  • Arkansas dealing with trio of preseason injuries

    August 18, 2013 2:17 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - Bret Bielema says Arkansas has dealt with a trio of significant injuries during the last week. The Razorbacks coach says sophomore linebacker Otha Peters, senior tight end Austin Tate and senior receiver Demetrius Wilson each sustained injuries this week - with Wilson's a season-ending knee ligament tear.... more »
  • Ark. AG: Schools can't arm teachers, staff

    August 1, 2013 3:54 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas' attorney general says school districts can't use a state law to employ teachers and staff as licensed, armed security guards on campus. Attorney General Dustin McDaniel on Thursday said in an opinion issued by his office that the Arkansas board of Private Investigators and Private... more »
  • LSU advances to SEC Final with 3-1 win over Arkansas Play Video

    May 25, 2013 2:01 PM

    HOOVER, Al. - #2 LSU fell behind in the bottom of the third inning on a Mason Katz error that allowed #14 Arkansas to cross the first run of the ball game, but the Tigers fought back to get two runs in the top of the sixth inning and one... more »
  • LSU takes on Alabama in elimination SEC game

    May 24, 2013 10:57 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU takes on Alabama for the second time in the SEC tournament today when they face off in the elimination game. LSU (49-9) dropped yesterday's game against Arkansas (37-19) by a score of 4-1. The winner of today's game will take on Arkansas in the... more »
  • SEC Tournament: LSU 1 - Arkansas 4 FINAL Play Video

    May 23, 2013 8:12 PM

    HOOVER, Al. - Aaron Nola tallied eight strikeouts in seven innings and Alex Bregman gave the Tigers a head start 1-0 lead with a single in the third inning, but it wasn't enough for #2 LSU to hold on vs Arkansas Thursday night. The Razorbacks came up with clutch hitting... more »
  • LSU faces Arkansas in SEC tourney today

    May 23, 2013 10:49 AM

    HOOVER, Ala. - Second-ranked LSU takes on No. 15 Arkansas today in the SEC tournament. The Tigers are coming off a 3-0 win over Alabama in the opening round, while the Razorbacks escaped Ole Miss in the 10th inning 2-1 after a wild pitch with the bases loaded. ... more »
  • Arkansas beats Mississippi 2-1 in 10 innings

    May 22, 2013 12:52 PM

    HOOVER - Brian Anderson scored on a wild pitch in the 10th inning to give Arkansas a 2-1 victory over Mississippi in the second round of the Southeastern Conference tournament on Wednesday. Anderson started the Razorbacks' 10th inning rally with a one-out, ground-rule double. Dominic Ficociello followed with a single... more »
  • LSU-Arkansas game to remain on Friday in 2013

    May 22, 2013 12:47 PM

    BATON ROUGE, La. - LSU and Arkansas will play on what has become its traditional Friday slot in 2013 as the two teams will square off in Tiger Stadium on Nov. 29. The Southeastern Conference announced Wednesday the kickoff for the Tigers and the Razorbacks is scheduled for 1:30 p.m.... more »
  • Ark. treasurer accused of taking cash from broker

    May 20, 2013 12:57 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas' state treasurer is being accused of repeatedly taking cash payments, sometimes in a pie box, from a broker who saw his share of business with the state increase in recent years. Martha Shoffner made her initial court appearance Monday and was released on her own... more »
  • Saints select OT Armstead with third-round pick

    April 26, 2013 9:03 PM

    METAIRIE- The New Orleans Saints have selected Terron Armstead, an offensive tackle out of Arkansas-Pine Bluff, with their third-round pick in the NFL draft. The 6-foot-5, 306-pound lineman, picked 75th overall, represents New Orleans' lone pick on Friday night. The Saints were docked their second-round selection as part of their... more »
  • #1 LSU finds a way to win at #10 Arkansas

    April 14, 2013 4:04 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - The #1 LSU Tigers found a way to win Sunday afternoon,5-3, against #10 Arkansas in extra innings. Alex Bregman, a day after having his 23-game hitting streak snapped, came through with three hits on the day, including a hit in the tenth that propelled the Tigers... more »
  • #10 Arkansas blasts #1 LSU in Game 2

    April 13, 2013 8:49 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - #1 LSU(33-3) saw its15-game win streak finally came to an end with a 8-3 loss, Saturday night in northwest Arkansas. The #10 Razorbacks raced to a 5-0 lead after five innings of play and never looked back. The Hogs even posted a three-run inning in the... more »
  • LSU takes Game 1 at Arkansas, 6-2

    April 12, 2013 9:31 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ar. - The LSU Tigers extended their win streak to 15 games(10 in SEC play) with a 6-2 win in game one over Arkansas. Alex Bregman went 1-for-4 at the plate to keep his 23-game hit streak. Aaron Nola pitched a complete game with 10 strikeouts to lead... more »
  • LSU baseball set for clash at Arkansas Play Video

    April 11, 2013 7:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU leads the SEC in Batting Average, meanwhile Arkansas leads the nation in team pitching Earned Run Average; as head coach Paul Mainieri noted Thursday, "something's got to give." The Tigers and Razorbacks will play a three-game series beginning 6:30pm Friday in Fayetteville, Ar. more »
  • Jindal won't seek to follow Arkansas on Medicaid Play Video

    April 9, 2013 6:52 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Louisiana's private hospitals are supporting the expansion of the state Medicaid program under the federal health care law. The Louisiana Hospital Association's announcement Tuesday puts the organization at odds with Gov. Bobby Jindal, who opposes the expansion. The announcement comes the same day the Jindal administration said... more »
  • Ark. AG plans to open investigation into oil spill

    April 2, 2013 10:24 AM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel is going to open an investigation into the cause and impact of last week's ExxonMobil pipeline rupture. McDaniel's office said Tuesday that ExxonMobil has been asked to preserve all documents and information related to Friday's oil spill and ongoing cleanup efforts... more »
  • Ark. House overrides veto of 12-week abortion ban

    March 6, 2013 2:30 PM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - The Arkansas House has completed a veto override that gives the state the toughest anti-abortion law in the country. Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe had vetoed a ban on most abortions beginning in the 12th week of pregnancy. The GOP-dominated House voted 56-33 on Wednesday to override.... more »
  • LSU track and field heading to Tyson Invitational

    February 7, 2013 10:49 AM

    BATON ROUGE - LSU continued preparations for this weekend's Tyson Invitational in Fayetteville, Ark., one of the nation's biggest indoor competitions. It's the second time in the last three weeks the Tigers and Lady Tigers will compete at the Randal Tyson Track Center. They were last there on Jan.... more »
  • Arkansas State names interim coach for bowl game

    December 6, 2012 10:31 AM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - Arkansas State says defensive coordinator John Thompson will serve as interim coach for the Red Wolves as they prepare to play No. 25 Kent State in the GoDaddy.com bowl next month. Thompson takes over for Gus Malzahn, who's leaving Arkansas State for Auburn after one season. Malzahn... more »
  • Bret Bielema leaves Wisconsin for Arkansas

    December 5, 2012 12:48 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Bret Bielema will earn $3.2 million annually for six years in his new job at Arkansas, which will also pay its new coach's $1 million buyout to Wisconsin. Arkansas on Wednesday released its signed letter of agreement with Bielema, which includes another $700,000 in annual incentives. The... more »
  • Bielema agrees to leave Wisconsin for Arkansas

    December 4, 2012 2:40 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- A person familiar with the situation says that Wisconsin coach Bret Bielema has agreed to become the new coach at Arkansas. Bielema will sign a multi-year contract soon, according to the person spoke Tuesday on condition of anonymity because the school had not yet made an official announcement.... more »
  • Miles: Family is 'awful comfortable' here Play Video

    November 28, 2012 3:26 PM

    BATON ROUGE- An excited Les Miles confirmed he's staying in South Louisiana as head coach of one of the best college football program's in the country. "This Miles family is awful comfortable in South Louisiana," Miles said during a news conference to announce a contract extension and pay increase.... more »
  • Miles gets extension, raise to stay at LSU Play Video

    November 28, 2012 2:59 PM

    BATON ROUGE- LSU will pay more to keep Les Miles as head football coach. Miles will get a salary increase and a contract extension. The deal was announced a day after rumors swirled Arkansas was in talks to pay Miles $27.5 million to move to Fayetteville. Specifics have... more »
  • Les Miles press conference pushed to 3 p.m.

    November 28, 2012 1:25 PM

    BATON ROUGE - A press conference scheduled for today with LSU head football coach Les Miles has been pushed back to 3 p.m. The media appearance was scheduled before rumors broke out this week the University of Arkansas offered Miles $27.5 million dollars over five years to coach the... more »
  • Arkansas AD: John L. Smith won't return as coach

    November 24, 2012 10:49 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says interim football coach John L. Smith will not return next season. Long says in a statement released by the university that he met with Smith on Saturday, a day after the Razorbacks' season-ending 20-13 loss to LSU, and told him the... more »
  • LSU tries to keep title hopes alive

    November 23, 2012 10:45 AM

    UNDATED - LSU's role in the SEC and national championship pictures have faded with two losses this season, but the No. 8 Tigers aren't totally dead yet. Just close to it. LSU tries to keep hope alive when it visits disappointing Arkansas this afternoon. A Tigers win is a must... more »
  • Emotional Smith likely nearing end with Arkansas

    November 19, 2012 5:23 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas interim coach John L. Smith expects an overflow of emotions as he prepares for this week's season-finale. The Razorbacks (4-7, 2-5 Southeastern Conference) end their season Friday against No. 8 LSU, doing so with full knowledge they any hopes of a fourth straight bowl game ended... more »
  • Arkansas' Smith optimistic about coaching future

    November 12, 2012 2:34 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - John L. Smith is optimistic about returning as Arkansas' coach next season. The interim coach says he isn't concerned about the ongoing coaching search by athletic director Jeff Long. Arkansas started the season ranked in the top 10. After a loss at South Carolina, Arkansas (4-6, 2-4... more »
  • Smith upset with suspended linebacker Williams

    November 5, 2012 4:51 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas coach John L. Smith says senior linebacker Terrell Williams, who was arrested hours after a win against Tulsa over the weekend, is suspended for this week's game at South Carolina. Smith says he is very upset with Williams, who is accused of driving while intoxicated.... more »
  • For some SEC teams, coaching seat heating up

    October 17, 2012 5:09 PM

    UNDATED - The Southeastern Conference could be getting another makeover, one which has nothing to do with expansion. The league that has won six consecutive national championships has more coaches on the proverbial "hot seat" than in any recent year, with potential openings at Arkansas, Auburn, Kentucky and Tennessee.... more »
  • Arkansas' Smith faces creditors in bankruptcy case

    October 12, 2012 3:29 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - An attorney for Arkansas coach John L. Smith says a computer error in his bankruptcy case is behind what appeared to be a huge jump in his debt. Smith's initial Chapter 7 filing in September listed $25.7 million in debt. He later amended that to $40.7 million,... more »
  • Arkansas' Smith restructures payment schedule

    October 9, 2012 10:34 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas coach John L. Smith appears to have structured the bulk of his $850,000 salary to be paid after the likely end of his bankruptcy proceedings. Smith, who was hired to a 10-month contract in April, filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in early September. An amended... more »
  • Arkansas coach Smith bankruptcy shows $25.7M debt

    September 20, 2012 10:43 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - New documents filed in Arkansas coach John L. Smith's bankruptcy show he has debts of more than $25 million and assets of just over $1.2 million. Smith filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy earlier this month after real estate investments he made in Kentucky went sour. The documents... more »
  • Court won't make AR,MS utilities pay to exit pact

    August 14, 2012 2:57 PM

    NEW ORLEANS - A federal appeals court has rejected an effort by Louisiana utility regulators to make Entergy Corp. subsidiaries in Arkansas and Mississippi pay for ending an agreement with their Entergy counterparts in Louisiana and Texas. The ruling Tuesday by an appeals court in Washington deals with an agreement... more »
  • Petrino regretful, apologetic in ESPN interview

    August 9, 2012 12:47 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Former Arkansas coach Bobby Petrino expresses regret for the affair that led to his April firing, and says he hopes to coach again. Petrino, speaking publicly for the first time since his firing in an interview with ESPN, admits to the affair with former football staffer Jessica... more »
  • Arkansas' Mitchell making most of move to WR

    August 8, 2012 10:46 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas backup quarterback Brandon Mitchell has made the most of his part-time position switch to wide receiver so far during camp. If Mitchell's accelerated learning curve continues, it's a move that could become full time. The junior served as Tyler Wilson's backup last season, completing... more »
  • Amorous bull damages Ark. deputy's patrol car

    August 2, 2012 12:36 PM

    SHERWOOD, Ark. - A bull in the mood for love damaged an Arkansas sheriff's patrol car when it tried to mount a man who was leading the animal across a yard. Authorities said Wednesday that a Faulkner County sheriff's deputy was responding to a call about a bull running loose... more »
  • Two dead, same home, a week apart

    July 13, 2012 7:28 PM

    Four people are in custody in Arkansas after two 18-year-olds were found dead at the same house within a week. A minor was arrested Friday and charged with capital murder for killing Nicholas Zurosky. Three others, including another juvenile, were arrested for hindering the investigation. But authorities won't say if... more »
  • Scientist names marine parasite after Bob Marley

    July 11, 2012 3:17 PM

    KINGSTON, Jamaica - A tiny blood-sucking parasite that infests fish on Caribbean coral reefs has been named after Jamaican reggae icon Bob Marley. Arkansas State University marine biologist Paul Sikkel discovered the parasite off the U.S. Virgin Islands a decade ago but it was only recently unveiled as "Gnathia marleyi"... more »
  • Arkansas police: Ice cream used as excuse in crash

    July 4, 2012 12:41 PM

    VAN BUREN, Ark. - A woman accused of leaving the scene of a minor traffic crash in western Arkansas told police she did it because she didn't want her ice cream to melt. Van Buren police say one vehicle rear-ended another on Arkansas Highway 59 on Sunday evening, but that... more »
  • Arkansas' Smith facing bankruptcy

    July 4, 2012 9:34 AM

    FAYETTEVILLE - Arkansas coach John L. Smith says he is making plans to declare bankruptcy as a result of several land developments gone bust in Kentucky. Smith was hired by the Razorbacks in April to replace Bobby Petrino, who was fired after revelations that he had hired his mistress in... more »
  • 3 Razorbacks plead not guilty to felony charges

    June 27, 2012 3:43 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Three Arkansas players have pleaded not guilty to felony charges tied to the burglary of their fellow students' room. Wide receivers Marquel Wade and Maudrecus Humphrey and tight end Andrew Peterson entered the pleas on Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court.. Judge Ray Reynolds' office confirmed the... more »
  • South Carolina tops Arkansas in CWS

    June 22, 2012 7:21 AM

    Freshman Jordan Montgomery and Matt Price combined on a three-hitter Thursday night, lifting two-time defending national champion South Carolina to a 2-0 victory over Arkansas at the College World Series. Michael Roth of the Gamecocks threw a two-hitter against Kent State earlier in the day. South Carolina and... more »
  • Arkansas beats S. C., snaps Gamecocks' streak at CWS

    June 19, 2012 10:43 AM

    OMAHA - The Arkansas Razorbacks are 2-0 in Omaha, knocking off the two-time defending national champion South Carolina Gamecocks. Arkansas won 2-1 last night to snap South Carolina's NCAA Tournament-record 22-game winning streak. Ryan Stanek pitched six solid innings, surrendering just three hits and one run. The... more »
  • Arkansas forces Game 3 with Baylor

    June 11, 2012 9:35 AM

    WACO, Texas - Arkansas scored two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning on hit batters with the bases loaded and the Razorbacks beat Baylor 5-4 on Sunday to force a decisive third game in the super regional. Arkansas (43-20) entered the ninth inning trailing 4-3 with Baylor closer... more »
  • University of Arkansas: fmr. mistress of Bobby Petrino resigns

    April 18, 2012 8:45 AM

    The University of Arkansas says the former mistress of fired football coach Bobby Petrino has resigned her position with the program. Jessica Dorrell stepped down as the football team's student-athlete development coordinator. Athletic Director Jeff Long said the decision was mutual and that there are no immediate plans to try... more »
  • AD says Petrino's affair was 'several months' long

    April 13, 2012 2:27 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Arkansas athletic director Jeff Long says the affair that cost Bobby Petrino his job lasted for "a period of several months" before the coach recommended hiring his mistress. The detail is disclosed in the letter that Long sent to Petrino on Tuesday to tell him he had... more »
  • Southeastern defeated Arkansas

    April 6, 2012 9:18 AM

    Freshman right-hander Andro Cutura pitched a career-high 7.1 innings Thursday as Southeastern Louisiana defeated Central Arkansas, 5-4. Cutura (3-1) earned a win for the second-consecutive start and Stefan Lopez struck out the side in the ninth for his 12th save of the season. Lopez ties former Lion Chris Franklin for... more »
  • Arkansas football coach on paid leave

    April 6, 2012 9:14 AM

    Arkansas football coach Bobby Petrino has been put on paid leave. Athletic director Jeff Long announced the decision late Thursday, capping a stunning day in which it was revealed that Petrino had a 25-year-old female employee with him during a weekend motorcycle ride that ended in a crash. A police... more »
  • 5 bodies found in duplex

    March 22, 2012 11:30 AM

    JACKSONVILLE - A mother and four children have been found dead inside a duplex in central Arkansas. Firefighters arrived at the duplex around 6am this morning after a neighborhood smelled smoke. Firefighter did not see a fire and knocked on the door. There was no answer. Firefighters used thermal imaging... more »
  • Police: Sibling Shooting not Accident

    March 14, 2012 7:37 PM

    Police in Arkansas say its no accident that a 9-year-old girl shot her younger brother while their parents were away. The Little Rock Police Chief says the girl pulled the trigger after initially telling officers two men broke in and did it. There are no signs of forced entry to... more »
  • Arkansas moves 2012 LSU game to bigger stadium

    February 17, 2012 11:41 AM

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark.- Arkansas will play its traditional season-ending game against LSU on its Fayetteville campus this year, citing the desire to play in a larger stadium and the need to avoid a three-game road trip. The Razorbacks had played LSU at Little Rock's War Memorial Stadium every other year... more »
  • Arkansas man dies in log truck crash

    February 2, 2012 4:05 AM

    FARMERVILLE, La. - A 53-year-old Arkansas man has died after the log truck he was driving veered off the road and crashed into a creek. Louisiana State Police say Cleotha Avery, of Strong, Ark., was pronounced dead at the scene by the Union Parish Coroner's Office. Authorities say Wednesday's... more »
  • Arkansas-LSU rivalry takes on higher stakes

    November 25, 2011 11:30 AM

    BATON ROUGE - Number-three Arkansas tees it up this afternoon against top-ranked LSU in the battle for "The Boot." A second loss would be a major blow to the national title hopes of the Razorbacks, who are 6-1 in the SEC and 10-1 overall. The Tigers are 7-0... more »
  • LSU-Arkansas rivalry takes on higher stakes

    November 24, 2011 10:33 AM

    BATON ROUGE- As huge and heavy as the trophy known as "The Boot" may be, Arkansas and LSU have much bigger things to play for when their annual Thanksgiving week rivalry is renewed Friday. This is arguably the biggest game to be played in venerable Tiger Stadium in more than... more »
  • Tailgating for Thanksgiving Play Video

    November 23, 2011 5:03 PM

    BATON ROUGE - Many LSU fans will spend Thanksgiving in the gravel RV parking lots on campus. The most popular item on the menu: hog or cochon de lait. It's not exactly a delicacy in these parts. "I'm thankful for the Arkansas fans to show up so we... more »
  • Plenty at stake for SEC's regular-season finales

    November 23, 2011 12:43 PM

    GAINESVILLE, Fla. - The Southeastern Conference has played significant games every week for the last six seasons. This weekend might be bigger than any of the others. Yes, the league that has won five consecutive national championships and had a regular-season matchup dubbed "The Game of the Century"... more »
  • SEC honors Wilson as offensive player of the week

    November 21, 2011 12:43 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Arkansas quarterback Tyler Wilson is Southeastern Conference offensive player of the week. Wilson completed a school-record 32 passes for 365 yards and three touchdowns against Mississippi State. LSU defensive back Ron Brooks and Kentucky Danny Trevathan shared defensive honors, while Georgia kicker Blair Walsh is... more »
  • SEC honors Demps, Reid, Johnson

    November 7, 2011 12:24 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Florida running back Jeff Demps, LSU safety Eric Reid and Arkansas return specialist/running back Dennis Johnson are the Southeastern Conference players of the week. Demps rushed for a career-high 158 yards and two touchdowns against Vanderbilt. He had 213 all-purpose yards. Reid had six... more »
  • Courthouse Shooting

    September 14, 2011 7:47 PM

    Authorities in Crawford County, Arkansas say immediate security steps are being taken after a gunman stormed the historic courthouse on Tuesday and shot and wounded a judge's receptionist. The courthouse has six entrances, none with metal detectors and no guards. The detectors are only at the front doors of the... more »
  • SEC honors Ballard, Mathieu, Adams

    September 5, 2011 12:26 PM

    BIRMINGHAM, Ala. - Mississippi State running back Vick Ballard, LSU cornerback Tyrann Mathieu and Arkansas return man Joe Adams are Southeastern Conference players of the week. Ballard rushed for a career-high 166 yards and three touchdowns at Memphis. Mathieu led LSU with 10 tackles and scored on a... more »
  • Burglars Caught by Plane

    August 30, 2011 7:34 PM

    A man In Arkansas taking pictures of his house during his first plane ride instead caught two men burglarizing it and called 911. Steven Lynn says he also called a nearby uncle after he spotted the men taking stuff from his house to a trailer attached to a truck. When... more »
  • 3 convicted in Boy Scout deaths will go free

    August 19, 2011 2:27 PM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - They've been behind bars since their conviction in the death of three Boy Scouts in 1993. But now, three men in Arkansas are going free immediately. Damien Echols, Jason Baldwin and Jessie Misskelley agreed to a plea bargain Friday in a court in Jonesboro, Arkansas. It... more »
  • Johnny Cash's sideman Marshall Grant dies in Arkansas

    August 8, 2011 12:49 PM

    JONESBORO, Ark. - A longtime member of country music superstar Johnny Cash's original band - the Tennessee Two - has died in a Jonesboro hospital. Memorial Park Funeral Home and Cemetery in Memphis, Tenn., says 83-year-old Marshall Grant died Sunday. A spokeswoman at St. Bernard's Regional Medical Center... more »
  • LSU-Arkansas volleyball match to be nationally televised

    July 19, 2011 2:06 PM

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark.- Arkansas' women's volleyball team will play LSU on national television this fall. The university announced Tuesday that the Oct. 26 match at Fayetteville will be carried by ESPNU. The game is part of the network's regular women's volleyball programing on Wednesday nights. LSU is the... more »
  • Ohio State vacates 2010 football wins, Sugar Bowl

    July 8, 2011 12:33 PM

    COLUMBUS, Ohio - Ohio State says it's vacating its wins from the 2010 football season, including the Buckeyes' victory over Arkansas in the 2011 Sugar Bowl. Responding to NCAA allegations over a memorabilia-for-cash scandal that cost former coach Jim Tressel his job, Ohio State says Friday it also is... more »
  • Heavy rains, strong winds start again in Joplin

    May 23, 2011 12:36 PM

    JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) - The search for survivors and victims of the tornado that struck Joplin, Mo., is being complicated by a fresh round of heavy weather. The city has been pounded by strong winds, rain and hail. Yesterday's tornado damage thousands of buildings and left at least... more »
  • Boy Scouts back home after Arkansas adventure

    May 4, 2011 9:57 AM

    LAFAYETTE - Six Boy Scouts and their two leaders who were stranded by high water in Arkansas for two days are back home safe in Lafayette. "Oh, man, I want to thank all the thousands of people who helped and prayed for the safety of these boys," said Chester... more »
  • Louisiana Scouts rescued from Ark. woods

    May 3, 2011 3:35 AM

    LANGLEY, Ark.- Arkansas State Police say six Louisiana scouts and two leaders have been rescued by helicopter after they were stranded by high water in a wilderness area. Spokesman Bill Sadler says a trooper at the scene reports that National Guardsmen spotted the group from the air early Tuesday morning.... more »
  • 6 Scouts missing after camping trip to Ark. forest

    May 2, 2011 3:53 PM

    LODI, Ark. - Boy Scouts officials in Louisiana say search teams have not been in contact with six boys and two adults believed to be stranded by high water in an Arkansas forest. Art Hawkins of the Evangeline Area Council in Lafayette, La., says the eight have not been... more »
  • Tornado, floods kill 7 in Arkansas

    April 26, 2011 10:57 AM

    VILONIA, Ark. - A tornado tore through a small central Arkansas town, killing four people and leaving the governor wondering Tuesday how so many others managed to survive. The night of brutal storms killed at least seven people in the state. Rescue crews combed the tornado-battered wreckage of Vilonia... more »
  • Injection Wells Studied as Source of Earthquakes

    April 20, 2011 7:36 PM

    Two natural gas exploration companies agreed to extend the shutdowns of two injection wells as researchers study if the wells are linked to a recent increase in earthquakes in central Arkansas. Chesapeake Energy Corp. and Clarita Operating LLC requested a continuance on hearings about the wells but the state oil... more »
  • Six dead from severe weather in Okla., Ark.

    April 15, 2011 9:50 AM

    TUSHKA, Okla. - Dawn is shedding light on the damage to a southeast Oklahoma town where two elderly sisters were killed when a tornado struck. Salvation Army Capt. Ric Swartz says the women killed by the twister in Tushka late Thursday were in their 70s. Their names have not... more »

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