LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas governor has declared a state of emergency in response to continued demonstrations to protest the death of George Floyd in the custody of Minneapolis police. A statement from a spokeswoman for Gov. Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday the Republican governor acted to unify command of local and state police, the Arkansas National Guard and the state Department of Emergency Management. Mayor Frank Scott announced the new start of the nighttime curfew, a day after Arkansas authorities again used tear gas to break up protests outside the state Capitol.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas health officials say the number of coronavirus tests conducted over the weekend surpassed its recent average. The state on Monday released its testing numbers from a two-day surge campaign […]
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas’ active coronavirus cases are continuing to rise as the secretary of state says the state Capitol is reopening next month on a limited basis. The Health Department said Wednesday […]
By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas governor says he’s considering allowing some parts of the state to further ease coronavirus restrictions even as active cases continue to rise overall. Gov. Asa […]