Maggie McNeary

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Ex-students arrested in bus-trip hazing case

Two 18-year-olds accused of assaulting and hazing younger students on a school bus earlier this year during a trip with their high school baseball team were arrested Thursday, authorities said.

Podcast exploring unsolved killing of a Northwest Arkansas college student airs 1st episode

A true-crime podcast centering on the 2004 disappearance and death of a Northwest Arkansas college student aired its first episode Wednesday.

First Arkansas flu death reported

The first flu death of the season in Arkansas was reported Wednesday, a spokeswoman for the state Department of Health said.

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Union County sheriff says Nike shirt not meant to demean suspects

A day after mug shots from a south Arkansas jail drew social-media criticism, the sheriff said a Nike shirt some suspects was pictured was not meant to demean anyone.

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‘True Detective’ premiere date set for season filmed in Northwest Arkansas

HBO on Thursday afternoon announced the premiere date for the forthcoming season of True Detective that was filmed in Arkansas.

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Gravel Ridge man loses over 100 pounds playing a video game, gains ‘new lease on life’

An Arkansas man's 2014 purchase of a nonworking 'Dance Dance Revolution' arcade machine led to him shedding weight and gaining a community of people who love the game.

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Authorities identify Alma motorcyclist killed in months-ago wreck

Authorities this week identified a 54-year-old Arkansas man who died after a motorcycle wreck in May.

Officer put on leave for post online about cases of rape

A Jonesboro police officer has been suspended without pay for 30 days after an internal investigation found that he had violated his department's social media policy with an "insensitive" post, authorities said Tuesday.

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‘Powdery substance’ sent to Arkansas governor’s office not hazardous

Authorities said Wednesday afternoon that a “powdery substance” was found in an envelope sent to the Arkansas governor’s office in the state Capitol, and that some people in the building were staying in place for their safety.

Woman, 30 dogs found in home

Described as disoriented, weak, 76-year-old sent to hospital

A 76-year-old woman found covered in human and animal waste in a Camden home Wednesday afternoon had likely been in her recliner for weeks, authorities said.

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