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Mindy McCready Shot Dog Before Killing Herself, Says Sheriff

Mindy McCready

Authorities say they found country singer Mindy McCready's body on the same porch of her northern Arkansas home where her boyfriend was found dead of an apparent suicide last month.


Couple wins lottery twice while on fishing trip


An Arkansas couple who set out for a day of fishing came home with quite the fish story: Two winning lottery tickets, including a $1 million prize.


Manhunt in for murder suspects after jail escape

Two men charged with murder escaped from an Arkansas jail Monday by using a hacksaw to cut through metal bars, KSLA-TV reported.


Woman who lost Ark. lotto ticket entitled to $1M

Lottery Tickets

An Arkansas woman who cashed a $1 million lottery ticket may have to give up the winnings to a woman who threw away the ticket after she bought it, according to a judge's ruling Tuesday.


Bobby Petrino fired at Arkansas after 4 seasons

Bobby Petrino

Arkansas has fired Bobby Petrino, saying he "knowingly misled" and engaged in reckless behavior in a relationship with a female football employee half his age.


Ark. court rejects ban on teacher-student sex

Arkansas Supreme Court

The Arkansas Supreme has struck down as unconstitutional a state law banning sexual contact between public school teachers and students.


Singer Mindy McCready's 5-year-old son in custody

Authorities said late Friday they had located country singer Mindy McCready's 5-year-old son in Arkansas and taken him into custody....


Ark. man accused of asking to suck women's toes

An Arkansas man who was once convicted of threatening to cut off a woman's feet and suck her toes while she bled to death was back in jail Monday after two women told police he wanted to touch their toes as well....


Rapper T.I. released from prison

Rapper T.I. walked out of a federal prison in Arkansas Wednesday morning, 10 months after he began serving a sentence for violating his parole on a gun conviction, a prison official confirmed.


Huckabee to announce 2012 plans on show

Huckabee to announce 2012 plans on show

Mike Huckabee took his presidential tease to a new level on Saturday, leaving his closest advisers in the dark as the former Arkansas governor prepared to announce on his Fox News Channel show whether he would move toward another White House bid.


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