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’ governor says he hopes to begin lifting some of the state’s restrictions imposed because the coronavirus outbreak on May 4. Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced the plan as state health […]
By ANDREW DeMILLO LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Ten more people in Arkansas have died from the illness caused by the coronavirus, bring the death toll for the Arkansas outbreak to 237. The Department of […]
By DAVID KLEPPER and LORI HINNANT, the Associated Press A growing number of people on the far right are falsely claiming that liberal billionaire George Soros orchestrated the protests that have roiled the U.S. They […]