A former volleyball coach and a former athletic director from Mount Saint Mary Academy in Little Rock are headed to trial next week over allegations of sexual abuse.
Kelly O’Rourke previously admitted to molesting a student in 2012 and will face charges over violating parole by attempting to contact the girl she molested. Kathy Griffin, the athletic director and a counselor for 9th grade girls, will face charges for having knowledge of child abuse but failing to report it.
As United States officials work with the United Nations to craft a resolution that would put Syria’s chemical weapons under international control, U.S. Senator John Boozman of Arkansas says the way forward is still uncertain.
In an interview with KASU in Jonesboro, Boozman admitted President Barack Obama has no good choices in his standoff with Syrian President Bashar Assad.
The U.S. Marshals Museum that's to be built in Fort Smith is to go up at a new, larger site.
Museum board members on Tuesday approved the change, which will double the land available for the facility.
The museum will still be built downtown along the Arkansas River and the organization is still getting the land for no charge. Developer Bennie Westphal agreed to donate the original parcel and is also donating the new site.
A state board is to consider whether to permanently revoke licenses that some Arkansas school districts had been using to employ teachers, administrators and staff as armed security guards.
The Arkansas Board of Private Investigators and Private Security Agencies on Wednesday is scheduled to review the licenses that had been issued to 13 school districts classifying them as private security firms.
The panel in August had suspended the licenses after a legal opinion was issued by the state's attorney general that the schools could not use the licensing law to arm staff.
Arkansas housing data spanning the first 7 months of this year show home sales were up nearly 11% in the state compared to the same period last year, according to the Arkansas Realtors Association. Sales numbers in the state also show a 13 % increase in home values.
A federal judge says he won't delay a December trial over Arkansas' request to end its desegregation payments to three Little Rock-area school districts.
U.S. District Judge D. Price Marshall on Tuesday denied the motion that had been filed by the Little Rock School District and the group of black students and parents known as the Joshua Intervenors.
The motion sought to continue the case. Arkansas last year asked to be released from the desegregation settlement agreement with the Little Rock, North Little Rock and Pulaski County Special school districts.