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Arkansas Ten Commandments monument destroyed

Little Rock, Ark. (NBC News) – A Ten Commandments monument has been destroyed less than 24 hours after it was installed on state capitol grounds in little rock Arkansas. Police arrested 32-year-old Michael Reed early Wednesday morning for driving a vehicle into …

Pot on the ballot in 9 states

(NBC News) — This is a big year for marijuana. A Gallup poll last October shows more than half the country, 58 percent, think marijuana should be legal, and on election day voters in nine states will decide if people can walk …

Olympian makes heartwarming homecoming

McAlmont, Ark. (KARK) — Arkansas native Jeff Henderson is back at his childhood home this week after winning a gold medal in Rio for men’s long jump. Before celebrating with the rest of his family, Jeff had an emotional reunion with his …

Catholic school rule goes viral

Little Rock, Ark. (KARK) — It’s the second day of school and senior Patrick Wingfield is already hard at work in class. He knows just what is expected of him in his final year at catholic high school for boys, but as …

Arkansas pastor turns to crime

Russellville, Ark. (KARK)–  An Arkansas pastor was arrested Wednesday, accused of robbing a Walmart and convenience store. 33-year-old Dillon Russell first tried to rob a convenience store early Thursday, and security cameras show him putting a shirt over part of his face …

Severe weather hits the south

(NBC News) Violent weather ripped across the American heartland Wednesday night, leaving a trail of destruction that stretched for miles. Multiple tornadoes ravaged parts of Oklahoma, while southern Kansas was pummeled by golf ball sized hail. Rescue teams worked through the night …

Three dead, 558 sick in cucumber salmonella outbreak

(NBC News) Three people have died and at least 558 have been infected in an outbreak of salmonella linked to imported cucumbers, federal officials said Tuesday. Although the company that distributed the vegetables has recalled them, more infections are being diagnosed by …