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Helena mayor makes change in police force; crime reduction lacking, he says after replacing chief

Helena-West Helena Police Chief Virgil Green was fired Monday after serving as the law enforcement leader of the Phillips County town for less than two years.

Arkansas man arrested in slaying; motive sought

JONESBORO -- Authorities arrested a Jonesboro man in Saturday's fatal shooting of a man in a north Jonesboro neighborhood.

After flow of ideas, city in Arkansas out to make water tower a tourist draw

Main Street West Memphis will illuminate a 94-year-old water tower on East Broadway and hang glistening cables from it, giving the effect of cascading water, as part of the Crittenden County town's efforts to boost tourism downtown.

Teacher in Arkansas sex-assault case found dead

Authorities found a former Highland School District teacher, charged with sexually assaulting a 16-year-old female student, dead Thursday in a Lawrence County cemetery.

Arkansas man guilty in death of estranged wife; told police 'if he couldn't have her, no one could,' affidavit says

The estranged husband of a Greene County grocery store clerk who was fatally shot in December 2015 pleaded guilty Thursday to killing her, 2nd Judicial Circuit Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said.

Rain intense, Jacksonville areas flood

Torrential rains that fell over a small area south of Little Rock Air Force Base on Monday evening caused retention ponds to overflow and creeks to spill out of banks, flooding several homes near Paradise Park in Jacksonville.

Man killed by Arkansas officers had criminal past, police say

A man whom West Memphis police officers fatally shot Saturday after he drew a weapon on them had a criminal history in Indiana that included sexual assault and armed robbery, authorities said.

Motorcycle-safety group plans ride in northeast Arkansas

JONESBORO -- The president of a statewide motorcycle organization aimed at reducing fatalities rode his cycle up on an accident that killed a man in Jonesboro earlier this month.

Stormy night's rain inundates De Queen

Flooding closes roads, school district

Storms Monday evening and Tuesday morning over Sevier County dumped up to 8 inches of rain on De Queen, flooding roads and homes and forcing the school district to close.

Izard County sheriff, recalled as good guy, dies

Known for his negotiating skills and ability to stretch a budget, Izard County Sheriff Tate Lawrence died Friday after a three-month battle with cancer.