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  1. Arkansas restaurant employees surprise coworker with new car for his birthdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 13 | Fox News

    A Baja Grill employee in Little Rock, Ark., had quite an eventful birthday this week when his coworkers surprised him with a car. Kelly Toler has been the nighttime host at Baja Grill for nearly two years, THV11 reports , and had been commuting by bus or by hitching a ride with a coworker.


  2. The 'forgotten' Supreme Court decision and its impact on our politicsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 9 | Fox News

    Amid the current national debate over immigration policies, racial discrimination, LGBTQ rights, and executive power, the anniversary of an important legal and political dispute that has directly shaped that debate will pass quietly, its legacy all but forgotten. In September 1958, sixty years ago next week, the United States Supreme Court finally earned its hard-fought reputation as a co-equal branch of the federal government, in a courtroom drama filled with urgency and uncertainty.


  3. Little Rock 9 student dedicates commemorative benchRead the original story

    Tuesday Sep 4 | Fox News

    Elizabeth Eckford, one of the nine black students who first integrated Little Rock's Central High School in 1957, walked to a bus stop bench Tuesday on the corner of 16th Street and Park Street as hundreds of people watched, much as she'd done exactly 61 years ago. This time, however, the onlookers weren't furious and violent white protesters who blocked her entrance to the high school, but friends and community members who gathered to watch Eckford and current Central High students dedicate a commemorative bench as part of the school's Civil Rights Memory Project.


  4. Arkansas McDonald's worker fired after allegedly flinging hot grease at customer's faceRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Aug 23 | Fox News

    A worker at a McDonald's in North Little Rock, Arkansas [not pictured here], was fired after they allegedly threw hot grease on a customer's face on Sunday, August 19, 2018. A McDonald's employee was fired after she allegedly threw hot grease on a customer's face following an argument at the fast food restaurant in Arkansas on Sunday.


  5. Arkansas man who murdered toddler in road-rage killing gets decades in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 22 | Fox News

    This undated file photo released by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office in Little Rock, Ark., shows Gary Eugene Holmes, who was convicted by a jury Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018, of first-degree murder and terrorist threatening in the December 2016 death of Acen King. An Arkansas man was sentenced Wednesday to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole after fatally shooting a 3-year-old in a road-rage incident.


  6. Uniti: 2Q Earnings SnapshotRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 9, 2018 | Fox News

    The results did not meet Wall Street expectations. The Little Rock, Arkansas-based real estate investment trust said it had funds from operations of $109.4 million, or 62 cents per share, in the period.


  7. Man accused of killing Italian tourist mistakenly releasedRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | Fox News

    Arkansas authorities are searching for the man accused of killing an Italian tourist after he was mistakenly released from prison two months ago. A judge issued a new arrest warrant Friday for Andre Jackson, who was released from prison in March after completing a sentence for a separate crime, KATV-TV reported .


  8. Veteran gorilla Fatou celebrates 61st birthday at Berlin zooRead the original story

    Apr 13, 2018 | Fox News

    Fatou the gorilla, believed to be one of the world's oldest, is celebrating her 61st birthday at Berlin's zoo - nearly six decades after she found her way to Germany from a French bar. The zoo says she shares the title of world's oldest female gorilla with Trudy, a gorilla at the zoo in Little Rock, Arkansas.


  9. Ex-Arkansas judge faces prison term in sexual favors caseRead the original story

    Feb 20, 2018 | Fox News

    A former Arkansas judge who's set to be sentenced Wednesday for giving lighter sentences to male defendants in return for sexual favors had been investigated for similar crimes while a part-time prosecutor more than two decades ago, but federal prosecutors decided not to charge him because he agreed to step down, according to court records filed ahead of a hearing. After leaving a prosecutor's office, Joseph Boeckmann later became a district judge at Wynne in eastern Arkansas.


  10. Chicago O'Hare travelers possibly exposed to measlesRead the original story

    Jan 15, 2018 | Fox News

    The Illinois Department of Health has issued a warning for anyone that was in Chicago O'Hare Airport on Wednesday, January 10 after a passenger tested positive for measles. The Department of Health confirmed that an unidentified passenger that flew into the airport from another country had tested positive for the disease.


  11. Justice Department investigating Clinton FoundationRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 5, 2018 | Fox News

    Reporting by Catherine Herridge In a series of phone calls, more than one White House official lobbied Attorney General Jeff Sessions, discouraging his recusal from the Russia case. Sources familiar with the discussions said White House Counsel Don McGahn, former Press Secretary Sean Spicer, and former Chief of Staff Reince Priebus all spoke with Sessions as pressure mounted on the Attorney General, after his meeting with the Russian Ambassador came to light.


  12. Justice Department investigating Clinton Foundation over 'pay to play' allegationsRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2018 | Fox News

    Former presidential candidate goes 'Onward' with new anti-Trump resistance PAC, but 'Clinton Cash' author Peter Schweizer follows the money to find out what has become of The Clinton Foundation and delve into reports of insider trading in Congress #Tucker The Justice Department has launched a new investigation into allegations the Clinton Foundation used "pay to play" politics while Hillary Clinton was U.S. secretary of state, Fox News has confirmed. A source familiar with the investigation told Fox News late Thursday the investigation is being led by the U.S. Attorney's office and the FBI in Little Rock, Ark.


  13. Arkansas deputies fatally shoot man suspected in 2 slayingsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 2, 2018 | Fox News

    The deaths happened Monday near the small town of Romance, about 35 miles northeast of Little Rock. White County Sheriff's Chief Deputy Phillip Miller says authorities responding to a possible shooting found a woman dead and a wounded man who died on the way to a hospital.


  14. Here are the Russian Facebook ads you might have seen during the electionRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 2, 2017 | Fox News

    Representatives from Facebook, Twitter, and Google spent the day on Capitol Hill addressing Russia's use of social media to spread information. The ads, which were seen by at least 10 million Americans, according to Facebook, are most likely associated with the Russian "troll farm" Internet Research Agency.


  15. Freezing air to sweep into southern US this weekend prior to chilling East CoastRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 25, 2017 | Fox News

    Following may weeks of above-average temperatures this autumn, a blast of air from Canada will bring a freeze to parts of the south-central United States and the chilliest conditions of the season so far to much of the East. A southerly to southwesterly flow of air has been very persistent so far this autumn in much of the Central and Eastern states.


  16. Sputnik moments: Trio of spaceflight events shook US in 1957Read the original story

    Oct 5, 2017 | Fox News

    The Soviet Union's Oct. 4, 1957, launch of the first-ever artificial satellite, Sputnik 1 , created quite a stir, to be sure. It did kick off the space age, after all.


  17. Much of southern US to get a break from heat, high humidityRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 25, 2017 | Fox News

    Some of the cooler and less humid air en route to the Midwest and Northeast will reach part of the southern United States later this week. While the main thrust of refreshing air will be eastward, rather than southward, temperatures and humidity levels will be trimmed substantially over the interior South and along much of the Gulf of Mexico coast.


  18. Segregation lingers in US schools 60 years after Little RockRead the original story

    Sep 24, 2017 | Fox News

    The image of a group of black teenagers known as the "Little Rock Nine" who were escorted by federal troops past an angry white mob into Arkansas' Central High School 60 years ago this week marked a watershed moment in the civil rights movement. Three years after the Supreme Court declared "separate but equal" in America's public schools unconstitutional, the decision was met with bitter resistance across the South.


  19. AP Was There: Mob protests Little Rock Central desegregationRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2017 | Fox News

    EDITOR'S NOTE: Sixty years ago, the Little Rock Nine became a symbol of heroism in the throes of racial progress, but their bravery made many whites dig their heels in further to maintain segregated schools. On Sept.


  20. Walmart will deliver groceries to your fridge while you're outRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2017 | Fox News

    A motorist drives through a Walmart parking lot in west Little Rock, Ark., Wednesday, June 28, 2017. The company was hosting hundreds of potential vendors at its Bentonville headquarters on Wednesday, searching for products to someday stock on store shelves.


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