FORT SMITH, AR (News Release) -- Co-hosted by the Fort Smith National Historic Site, Descendants Day will give community members an opportunity to share their artifacts, documents, photographs and stories with the future U.S. Marshal Museum.
KNWA/Fox 24 via CNN -- Tattoos cover their faces and bodies -- marks of permanence to contrast their transient lifestyle. Some wear their hair in dreadlocks; others wear worn bandanas around their necks.
KNWA/Fox 24 via NBC News -- President Obama will announce a sweeping change to the nation's overtime pay law, dramatically expanding the number of people who will qualify for increased pay after working more than 40 hours in a week.
ROGERS-- Arkansas currently has 34 death row inmates. One of them is Karl Roberts. He was sentenced to death in 2000 for the murder of Andria Nichole Brewer. Her mother, Rebecca Petty has been waiting for sixteen years to see her daughters killer be put to death. She says the family has been devastated over more than a decade of appeals.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- In light of the Supreme Court ruling legalizing same-sex marriage nationwide, the University of Arkansas is now allowing employees to enroll their same sex spouses in UA health, dental & vision insurance plans.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Walton Arts Center’s main building will close July 1, and will reopen in early November for a full season of programming while construction continues until the scheduled completion in November 2016.
BERRYVILLE, AR -- Deputies arrested Jeffrey Earl Matlock on Saturday, June 27 after a violent crime spree that included allegations of kidnapping, assault, terroristic threats, theft, and drug charges.
LITTLE ROCK, AR (News release) - Children in Arkansas are at an increased risk for drowning, according to research conducted by the Arkansas Infant and Child Death Review Program at Arkansas Children’s Hospital (ACH).
KNWA via NBC News -- Oklahoma and other states can continue to carry out capital punishment by lethal injection, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 Monday even though the combination of drugs they use differs from one approved by the court seven years ago.