In bid to become governor of Arkansas, Sarah Sanders raises nearly $5 million

U.S. 04/18/21, 03:19

Sarah Sanders, former White House press secretary under the Trump administration, announced on Thursday, April 15, that her campaign for governor of Arkansas had raised nearly $5 million, smashing the state's quarterly fundraising record. Her campaign said that out-of-state donors contributed the bulk of the more than $4.8 million raised in ...

Trump torches Arkansas Gov. Hutchinson who supports chemical castration of children

News 04/09/21, 03:35

Former President Donald Trump chastised Gov. Asa Hutchinson (R-Ark.) for vetoing legislation that would have made Arkansas the first state to prohibit transgender minors from using puberty blockers. "Asa Hutchinson, the lightweight RINO governor of Arkansas, just vetoed a bill that banned the chemical castration of children. ''Bye-bye Asa,' that's the end ...

Arkansas is first state to ban malignant ‘sex changes’ on minors

U.S. 04/07/21, 16:37

After much back and forth between the Arkansas legislature, Gov. Asa Hutchinson's (R), and now the Arkansas Senate, a ban on malignant 'sex change' treatments for those under 18 has finally become law, The Hill reported. After the Republican-majority Arkansas state legislature passed the "Saving Adolescents from Experimentation Act" (SAFE) in March of this year ...

BREAKING: Jan Morgan announces run for Senate against John Boozman

U.S. 03/18/21, 03:47

Jan Morgan, a former Arkansas Republican gubernatorial challenger and strong supporter of gun rights, has declared her campaign against Sen. John Boozman, who she called a "RINO." Morgan had previously hinted at a run for governor or the Senate in Arkansas. She formally declared her candidacy for the U.S. Senate on ...

Trump makes surprise appearance at Sarah Sanders campaign event

U.S. 03/15/21, 05:46

Former President Donald Trump made a surprise appearance at a campaign event for his former chief spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders who is running for Arkansas governor.  "Another great weekend on the campaign trail featuring a surprise appearance at one of my events by President Trump!" she wrote on Twitter on Sunday, ...

Trump endorses former press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders for Arkansas governor

U.S. 01/27/21, 02:42

A former top adviser to the previous administration received the former president's approval to compete for the Arkansas governorship. Former President Donald Trump officially endorsed Sarah Huckabee Sanders's run for governor of Arkansas at the gubernatorial election coming up in November 2022. "Sarah Huckabee Sanders is a warrior who will always fight ...

Police: Slain Arkansas officer ‘ambushed’ in patrol vehicle

U.S. 12/08/19, 13:17

A man who “was looking for an officer to kill” drove into a police parking lot in northwestern Arkansas, approached an officer who was sitting in a patrol car and shot him point-blank in the head, police said Sunday. Officer Stephen Carr, 27, was “ambushed and executed" late Saturday outside Fayetteville ...

Former NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg stands for election in Arkansas

2020 Campaign 11/13/19, 01:21

A former New York City mayor confirmed he would run for public office in the 2020 general election on Nov. 12. Billionaire Michael Bloomberg (D) submitted a last minute application to appear on the ballot in Arkansas’ presidential primary vote on March 3, 2020. The paperwork was filed within just two hours ...

Arkansas woman charged with murder in ex-senator’s killing

U.S. 06/17/19, 15:25

An Arkansas woman was charged Monday with capital murder in the killing of a former state senator whose body was found outside her own home. A judge also found probable cause to charge 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell with abuse of a corpse and tampering with physical evidence, Jonesboro television station KAIT ...

Police: Arkansas woman arrested in ex-lawmaker’s death

U.S. 06/14/19, 21:02

Authorities on Friday night said they've arrested an Arkansas woman in connection with the killing of a former state senator who was found dead outside her own home.Arkansas State Police said they and Randolph County sheriff's deputies arrested 48-year-old Rebecca Lynn O'Donnell in connection with the death of former state ...

Sarah Sanders speculation shakes up Arkansas governor’s race

Politics 06/14/19, 19:42

Speculation that White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders could run for governor in her home state of Arkansas is shaking up a race three years away that was already expected to attract a crowd of Republican candidates. President Donald Trump encouraged Sanders to run for governor when he announced her departure ...

Sarah Sanders leaving White House job; governor run ahead?

U.S. 06/13/19, 18:01

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders will leave her post at the end of the month, President Donald Trump announced Thursday. Trump said he's encouraging her to run for governor when she returns home to Arkansas, where her father once held the job. President Donald Trump speaks about White House press secretary ...

Health executive says he bribed Arkansas governor’s nephew

U.S. 06/12/19, 17:06

A former health care executive admitted Wednesday to taking part in a conspiracy to bribe a former Arkansas lawmaker who is also the governor's nephew, in a widening corruption probe that's ensnared several legislators and lobbyists.Robin Raveendran, 63, pleaded guilty before a federal judge in Missouri to conspiracy to commit ...

Ethics case dropped against judge over execution protest

U.S. 06/12/19, 13:31

An Arkansas disciplinary panel dismissed an ethics case against a judge who faced the possibility of removal from the bench for participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the state from using an execution drug, the commission's counsel said Wednesday.The Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission dismissed ...

Arkansas ex-lawmaker’s family saddened, angered by her death

U.S. 06/11/19, 12:47

The family of a former Arkansas lawmaker whose body was found at her home last week say they're saddened and angered by her death, and are confident authorities are using all their resources to solve her killing.Dozens of Arkansas lawmakers and others gathered at the state Capitol on Tuesday to ...

Update: Torrents lead to Tulsa-area high water rescues

U.S. 06/06/19, 21:06

The Latest on flash flooding in Oklahoma (all times local):8:45 p.m.Almost 4 inches (100 millimeters) of rain per hour caused widespread street flooding in the Tulsa area, leading to multiple stalled vehicles and high-water rescues.Traffic gets backed up on I-44 as flood waters overtake the exit to westbound I-40 in ...

Mike Pence pledges to rebuild after Oklahoma flood damage

U.S. 06/04/19, 19:33

Vice President Mike Pence is pledging to rebuild parts of Oklahoma damaged by flooding. Pence, his wife and federal agency heads on Tuesday visited a food bank and toured Tulsa-area neighborhoods swamped after the swollen Arkansas River left its banks. Damage extends downstream into Arkansas following heavy spring rains. The Arkansas River ...

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