(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson, a staunch, longtime conservative, said Wednesday that amid the GOP-led culture wars, Republicans had "veered" from their principle of limited government and that the GOP doesn't need to "engage in every cultural battle." This week, the governor... Read More.
(LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- The Arkansas state legislature voted Tuesday to override a veto by Gov. Asa Hutchinson on a bill that would ban gender-affirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. The House voted 71-24, and the Senate 25-8, to override the governor's veto... Read More.
BY: IVAN PEREIRA, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) — Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson vetoed a bill Monday that would have banned gender-confirming treatments for transgender youths in the state. During a news conference with reporters, the Republican governor said the intentions behind the state legislature's "Save... Read More.
By Meredith Deliso, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Dozens of bills that LGBTQ advocates say would impact transgender rights are being considered in states across the country this year. Arkansas is among several to pass such measures so far, with two... Read More.
By IVAN PEREIRA, ABC News (LITTLE ROCK, Ark.) -- Arkansas' latest move to restrict abortion access for its residents will likely head to court as proponents and opponents of a new law debate over the future of reproductive rights in the state.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(PINE BLUFF, Ark.) -- A 15-year-old boy has been shot at his school in Arkansas, allegedly by a fellow student, police said. The shooting at Watson Chapel Junior High School in Pine Bluff took place around 10... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(PINE BLUFF, Ark.) -- One student has been hurt in a shooting at Watson Chapel Junior High School in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, the school district said."The parent of the student hurt has been notified,"... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(PINE BLUFF, Ark.) -- A shooting has been reported at Watson Chapel Junior High School in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, the school district said."The parent of the student hurt has been notified," the Watson Chapel... Read More.
By EMILY SHAPIRO, ABC News(LONOKE, Ark.) -- A man suspected of abducting a 14-year-old girl from her North Carolina home led police on a car chase and has since died from what appeared to be a self-inflicted gunshot wound, authorities... Read More.
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Former Trump White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has officially announced she's running for governor of Arkansas in 2022 -- in what's slated to become one of the first tests of how... Read More.
By SHANNON MCLELLAN, ABC News(MURFREESBORO, Ark.) -- When our moms told us to stop playing in the dirt as kids, maybe we shouldn't have listened -- that's exactly how 33-year-old Kevin Kinard found a 9-carat diamond at an Arkansas state... Read More.
By TAMMY GLASS, CHRIS FRANCESCANI and KATE HOLLAND, ABC News(POCOHANTAS, Ark.) -- In a surprise twist to a baffling Southern murder mystery, the main suspect in the June 2019 murder of former Arkansas state Sen. Linda Collins-Smith, will spend 54... Read More.