South Arkansas' declining population has meant a drop in funding for its senior citizens, and legislators last week engaged in heated debate over whether to revitalize the region's programs for the aged by pulling dollars from other parts of the state.
More than 600 Arkansans died by suicide last year, the highest number over the past decade, and one prevention group is working to get laws in place to help people in rural areas, college students and gay and transgender people, among other groups.
Little Rock Police Department administrators say they found "insufficient evidence" that three officers mistreated the family of Ebby Steppach at the beginning of a 2015 investigation into the teenager's disappearance.
Despite waning interest from government officials, housing interest groups are pushing to revive a state fund that launched three projects geared toward helping the elderly and the homeless in 2013.
Renovations at Madison Heights public housing apartments off 12th Street in Little Rock have been delayed by at least a year over a disagreement about how to interpret a contract signed two decades ago.
Arkansas ranks 7th in gun deaths, but weapons restrictions not on table
Francisco Zamora looked like he was asleep, his arms folded under his stomach and head turned to the side.
The gun safe keys were in the bottom of a bucket, which was filled with solid ice. The time it took to melt the ice, unlock the safe and load the gun gave the woman enough time to rethink suicide.
Homelessness service providers said they are confused and frustrated when it comes to filing for exemptions and reporting hours worked to the state so their homeless clients can keep their health insurance.
An Arkansas advocacy group has set out to prove what group members and community leaders say they already know: that black men and boys face systemic barriers white males don't.
Maebel Leonard raps her knuckles on the window, rattling the glass in its frame, grunts and points across the street -- her way of asking to go over to a friend's house to play.