March 31, 2013 The pipeline ruptured in the town of Mayflower on Friday, causing the evacuation of 22 homes. Crews have recovered about 4,500 barrels of oil and water, Exxon said Saturday. Officials are also monitoring air quality.
March 6, 2013 Arkansas has approved a law banning most abortions after 12 weeks of gestation, as both houses of the state's legislature vote to override a veto by Democratic Gov. Mike Beebe. The Republican-backed Human Heartbeat Protection Act will become the nation's most restrictive abortion law.
November 1, 2012 Both Republicans and Democrats think they can capture about a dozen state legislative chambers in next week's election, meaning there could be little net change in control. But there may be no state that the GOP is eyeing as eagerly as Arkansas, which is the lone Democratic holdout in the Deep South.
May 23, 2012 Insurgent candidates won contested congressional GOP primaries in two states Tuesday. In a Kentucky district, the favorite for the fall prevailed thanks to some assistance from a wealthy 21-year-old benefactor.
November 23, 2011 Mug shot newspapers might be a new fad. But before photos went digital, prisoner portraits were thrust into drawers, many to be forgotten.
February 18, 2011 It's being called the "Guy earthquake swarm" and might be related to natural gas exploration in the area — or could be similar to a series of quakes that hit the state in the 1980s.
January 3, 2011 Autopsies on 17 of the birds indicates their death was likely caused by a mid air collision.
June 13, 2010 Latest Ark. Flood Toll: 19 Dead, 1 Missing
June 11, 2010 Arkansas Flood Update: At Least 20 Dead