Planned Parenthood has no right to Medicaid funds in Arkansas, US appeals court rules

A US appeals court has ruled that the state of Arkansas has the right to deny Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood. In 2015, the state ended its contract with the abortion provider because of controversial undercover videos. In a 2-to-1 ruling Wednesday, an Eighth US Circuit Court of Appeals panel in St. Louis vacated a […]

3 prison guards trapped as inmates seize area of Arkansas maximum security prison

Published time: 8 Aug, 2017 00:18 Edited time: 8 Aug, 2017 00:30 Six inmates trapped three correctional officers inside an area of an Arkansas maximum security prison after they stole keys in the Tucker Unit and took over control of the doors. The incident occurred at about 3:30pm in Arkansas’ Tucker Unit prison on Monday, […]

Man drives into Ten Commandments monument in Arkansas Capitol, streams it on Facebook

(video link) This is one way to break the Ten Commandments. An Arkansas man was arrested early Wednesday after police said he rammed his vehicle into a newly installed stone monument of the Ten Commandments at the Arkansas Capitol grounds. The man also streamed the toppling of the one-day-old structure live on Facebook. Read 10 […]

Man arrested for ramming his car into Ten Commandments monument in Arkansas (VIDEO)

[unable to retrieve full-text content] An Arkansas man who broadcast himself on Facebook Live ramming his car into a newly installed stone monument to the Bible’s Ten Commandments outside the Arkansas State Capitol has been arrested. State lawmakers say the monument will be replaced soon. Read Full Article at RT – Daily news

What it was like waiting for death with one of the 4 men executed in Arkansas in April

Just before his execution in Arkansas on April 24, Jack Jones ate a final meal of fried chicken, potato logs with tarter sauce, beef jerky bites, three candy bars, a chocolate milkshake, and fruit punch—or at least that’s what was reported in the news. But it’s not true. According to the only person who sat […]

Images and video show the aftermath of major flooding in Arkansas

Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department via Twitter A levee burst in the town of Pocahontas, Arkansas, caused flash floods after a weekend of rain in the Midwest. Some of the 6,500 residents in Pocahontas were ordered to evacuate, as the National Weather Service called the flooding “a potentially life-threatening situation,” The Washington Post reported. […]

Arkansas moves forward with 4th lethal injection in 8 days

Courtesy Arkansas Department of Corrections/Handout via REUTERS/File Photo VARNER, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas won approval from the nation’s highest court to execute its fourth inmate in eight days Thursday night, allowing the state to wrap up an accelerated schedule of lethal injections that was set to beat the expiration date of one of the drugs. […]