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#Arkansas

# arkansas - Thursday 28 December, 2017

'Every time you see these shootings, it’s a physical pain in your heart and your stomach'

Amy O’Connor talks to the sister of Kathy Kendrick, one of 16 victims of a Christmas massacre in Arkansas 30 years ago.

# arkansas - Sunday 2 July, 2017

Eviction ordered after 28 people injured in Arkansas nightclub shootout

At least 24 rounds were fired in about 11 seconds, according to a video of the incident believed to be gang-related.

# arkansas - Saturday 1 July, 2017

17 people injured in shooting at Arkansas nightclub

Police don’t believe the incident was terrorism-related.

# arkansas - Thursday 29 June, 2017

Man arrested for breaking the Ten Commandments - with his car

Reed apparently live-streamed video of himself charging his vehicle at the granite stele.

# arkansas - Saturday 29 April, 2017

Arkansas struggling to get more lethal injection drugs

The state’s remaining supply of one of the drugs runs out tomorrow.

# arkansas - Friday 28 April, 2017

Arkansas execution spree ends after another man is put to death

The prisoner was seen to convulse 20 times before he died.

# arkansas - Tuesday 25 April, 2017

US state of Arkansas executes two prisoners in one night

This is the first time in 17 years in the US that a state has executed two people in the space of 24 hours.

# arkansas - Monday 24 April, 2017

Arkansas rushes to execute prisoners this week - before lethal drugs expire

The US state’s stock of a controversial sedative will expire at the end of the month.

# arkansas - Friday 21 April, 2017

Despite public outcry, US state carries out first in series of executions

Ledell Lee’s execution was among eight inmates originally scheduled to be put to death before a lethal injection drug expires on 30 April.

# arkansas - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Another death row inmate's life spared in Arkansas

Actor Johnny Depp has been one of thousands of protesters to demonstrate against capital punishment.

# arkansas - Tuesday 18 April, 2017

Supreme Court blocks last-minute attempt by Arkansas to execute murderer

Justices declined an appeal from the state’s attorney general to lift a stay barring the execution of Don Davis.

# arkansas - Monday 17 April, 2017

State of Arkansas to fight for permission to go ahead with 8 executions in 11 days

A federal judge issued stays for each of the inmates on Saturday.

# arkansas - Saturday 15 April, 2017

US judge blocks plan to execute nine people in 10 days

The executions have been blocked on foot of a constitutional amendment banning “cruel and unusual punishment”.

# arkansas - Monday 10 April, 2017

Arkansas wants to execute a record seven men in 11 days

The US state wants to do it before its access to an execution drug is stopped.

# arkansas - Wednesday 29 March, 2017

Death row inmates file lawsuit to prevent executions of eight men in 10 days

Arkansas has scheduled the executions in order to use its supply of a lethal injection drug before it expires.

# arkansas - Saturday 25 March, 2017

US state plans to put eight men to death over 10-day period

Arkansas says the unprecedented timetable is necessary because one of the ingredients in the lethal injection will soon expire.

# arkansas - Friday 23 December, 2016

Man who killed toddler in road rage incident in US said 'car was driving too close'

He fired his gun into a car, shooting and killing a three-year-old boy.

# arkansas - Thursday 22 December, 2016

Boy (9) kills himself when playing with gun in US

The boy’s 11-year-old brother said the two were home alone when the nine-year-old began playing with a gun and it accidentally fired.

# arkansas - Tuesday 18 October, 2016

Arkansas judge in the dock for trading lower court fines for sexual favours

Joseph Boeckmann could face up to 20 years in prison.

# arkansas - Tuesday 21 July, 2015

Air traffic controller found passed out drunk in tower

The man was arrested and charged with public intoxication.

# arkansas - Tuesday 7 April, 2015

The world's oldest woman has died...

Gertrude Weaver had only attained the accolade five days ago.

# arkansas - Monday 9 September, 2013

107-year-old man killed in shootout with US police

No other injuries were reported, though the man had pointed the gun at two people in the house who were led out by police before the shootout.

# arkansas - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

# arkansas - Saturday 3 November, 2012

From The42 The strangest tradition in college basketball involves fans throwing hundreds of rolls of toilet paper Garbage Time

# arkansas - Sunday 22 July, 2012

Bill Clinton is cheating on us...with Greece

Well, he isn’t known for his fidelity.

# arkansas - Thursday 10 May, 2012

From The42 Arkansas mother sues high school after son is dropped from basketball team Tough Mother

Arkansas mother sues high school after son is dropped from basketball team

We all know that parents think their children are the best in the world but one mum has taken that belief to a new level.

# arkansas - Wednesday 11 April, 2012

From The42 Controversial Petrino sacked by Arkansas You're Fired

Controversial Petrino sacked by Arkansas

Just days after a motorcycle accident left him in a neckbrace, the former Falcons coach finds himself out of a job.

# arkansas - Sunday 11 December, 2011

Death Row sentence overturned thanks to jury member's tweets

Erickson Dimas-Martinez will be retried because a juror tweeted about the case – and complained about the coffee.

# arkansas - Tuesday 8 November, 2011

From The Daily Edge Duggar family expecting their 20th child Duggars

Duggar family expecting their 20th child

US reality TV stars Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar, who don’t use birth control for religious reasons, are expecting their 20th child in April 2012.

# arkansas - Friday 19 August, 2011

The Daily Fix: Friday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Friday

Catch up on the day’s big news – as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed…

US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison US

US judge orders release of West Memphis 3 after 18 years in prison

Three men convicted of the killing of three 8-year-old boys in 1993 say they will continue to work to clear their names.

# arkansas - Wednesday 25 May, 2011

Violent storms kill 13 people across central United States USA

Violent storms kill 13 people across central United States

Winds of more than 150 mph have hit the central US – flattening homes, crushing cars, and killing 13 people in Oklahoma, Kansas and Arkansas.

# arkansas - Monday 18 April, 2011

Death toll from US storms rises to 45 US Storms This post contains videos

Death toll from US storms rises to 45

The search for survivors gets underway across southern states of America. More than 240 tornadoes have been reported.

# arkansas - Sunday 17 April, 2011

Death toll from US storms rises to 35 US

Death toll from US storms rises to 35

The storms that already hit three states in the US Deep South spread to the state of North Carolina on Saturday where 14 people died.

# arkansas - Saturday 16 April, 2011

Death toll rises to 17 as storms and tornadoes hit the Deep South of US US

Death toll rises to 17 as storms and tornadoes hit the Deep South of US

Felled trees fell into homes and killed an 18-month-old girl and her father as they slept. Some governers have declared states of emergency.

# arkansas - Tuesday 4 January, 2011

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Nine things you really need to know by 9am: Enda Kenny goes viral; Arkansas hit by another biblical deluge of dead animals – and Russell Brand commits the ultimate crime against women.