Sheriff Larry Jones says there have been a rash of recent break-ins.
Some are calling for the resignation of a Pine Bluff Alderman after a tiff on social media centering on a racial slur.
Critics say HB1228, or as it is also known as the "Conscience Protection Act" would allow Arkansas to discriminate against LGBT people based on their personal interpretation of religion.
A bill requiring some welfare recipients to take drug tests before getting benefits has taken another step toward becoming law.
Mike Preston will lead the agency. He has an extensive career in politics and economic development.
Certain employers are seeking access to the social media accounts of employees making their case to lawmakers today. The move was blocked after a representative of Facebook spoke against it.
After a 2013 audit revealed illegal bonuses, the Jefferson County Clerk faces charges.
Patricia Johnson, 67, was booked into the detention center Wednesday afternoon.
A state representative proposed in a house bill that was referred to committee to provide financial incentives to unwed mothers receiving Medicaid to choose long-term birth control options.
It comes after the state supreme court found Arkansas' current law did not violate the state constitution.
Speaking from the newly-opened 12th Street Station at noon on Thursday, Stodola summarized the city's accomplishments of the past year and outlined visions, goals and challenges for this year.
There were worries about the privacy of inmates and whether putting their behavioral records online would make it harder to reintegrate back into society when they are released.
He's giving up the Vice Chair of the Aging, Children and Youth, Legislative & Military Affairs committee.
Members of the Arkansas Legislature will receive a pay hike of 150 percent. Judges and constitutional officers also to be paid more.
The Arkansas Attorney General's Office says Dennis Milligan will pay a $1,000 penalty. Milligan says he will reimburse the state nearly $7,000 in salary paid to Sam Swayze.
Governor Asa Hutchinson has signed a bill creating new restrictions on where the most dangerous sex offenders can live. But some worry the law will have unintended consequences putting the public at risk.
Paul J. Bookout faces up to 20 years in prison and a fine of up to $250,000.
Minority Leader Rep. Eddie L. Armstrong told his fellow representatives Wednesday that if allegations made against Harris are true regarding an adoption controversy, then Harris is not fit to hold office.
Arkansas is 7th state in two years to adopt bipartisan bill to help terminally ill.
This comes after the controversy surrounding Harris re-homing his adopted children to a man later convicted of sexually assaulting one of them.
Voters living in the Bryant School District rejected the initiative on Tuesday night for academic projects to accommodate the ever increasing growth in student population.
June will mark 20 years since 6-year-old Morgan Nick was abducted from a little league baseball game in Alma.
It's no secret the Arkansas Lottery has been losing money. Now one senator says he has a plan to change that and save the state money.
On Tuesday night in Cabot more than 100 students will be given more than $100 thousand in scholarships.
The Arkansas Second District representative joined a crowd that reenacted the 1965 march from Selma to Montgomery, Alabama.
A move in the State Legislature to allow private nonprofits to run public school districts in Arkansas is causing an uproar among some parents and lawmakers.
A bill filed could have major implications for public safety and criminal justice. It would force parolees who commit violent felonies to go back to prison and serve the rest of their original sentence.
It seeks to explain America's constitutional system amid ongoing nuclear negotiations.
It turned out to be a piece of PVC piping that was sealed at both ends.
Aaron Burkes is coming back to Arkansas after several years in economic development and college administration roles in northeast Iowa and Madison, Wisconsin.
Judge Kristine Baker decides to maintain the status quo "pending the final disposition of any appeal to the Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals."
The family of slain realtor Beverly Carter received a standing ovation on the house floor Tuesday afternoon. Two bills were passed to honor her memory and promote realtor safety.
A man says he was arrested after a gun he purchased legally was reported stolen.
Another central Arkansas city has moved to add protections for gay and transgender city employees.
A bill putting into law prison and parole reforms sought by the governor passed the full senate Monday.
Collapsing buildings and garbage cans in the streets are problems city council members in Pine Bluff say they want to fix.
Johnny Key began his service in the General Assembly in 2003. He was a member of the Senate Education Committee from 2009 to 2014, including a term as chairman.
Prosecutors are required to disclose material that can undermine a police officer's credibility in court, so how many liars are documented on Pulaski County's three largest law enforcement forces?
Governor Asa Hutchinson made the announcement on Thursday.
The governor's plan addressed prison overcrowding and reentry programs.
The money would go towards building and renovating four high schools in the district.
A state senator from Faulkner County is taking some criticism for suggesting using nuclear weapons in the fight against ISIS.
He wants to make sure our children are performing at the optimal levels and their performance can be measured on a national comparison.
The sponsor is a former prosecutor and judge who says the system is broken.
The 16-member Council will be comprised of educators, parents, business leaders, and students from all over the state, all of whom will be appointed by the governor.
An Arkansas organization is asking law enforcement agencies to remove a sex offender's full address from public websites.
Shop online from Little Rock, pay extra for taxes. That was what some city board of directors pushed for at an agenda meeting on Tuesday.
A nearly $400 fee could soon be coming to the small city of about 400 homes inside the city of Little Rock.
A law that supporters say is designed to protect religious freedom passed a House committee on Tuesday, despite concerns about its impact.
Some lawmakers want Arkansas added to the list of legislatures calling for a "Convention of the States."