Hope Star - Hope, AR

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Posted Mar 29, 2015 at 12:01 AM

When vandals sliced a fiber-optic cable in the Arizona desert last month, they did more than time-warp thousands of people back to an era before computers, credit cards or even phones. They exposed a glaring vulnerability in the nation's Internet infrastructure: no backup systems in many places.

Posted Mar 28, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Colorado Republicans vowed to reopen a charged debate over a fetus' legal rights after prosecutors said they could not file homicide charges against a woman who allegedly cut an unborn child from her mother's belly.

Updated Mar 26, 2015 at 4:26 PM

The Hempstead County Sheriff's Office is investigating the relationship between 67-year old Nashville man and a 9-year old Hempstead County girl involving the production of child pornography.

Updated Mar 23, 2015 at 3:55 PM

As former Lafayette County Treasurer/Collector Keesha Rose was sentenced to federal prison for two years Friday, it was determined that she had stolen more than $38,000 beyond the more than $243,000 for which she had been originally charged.

Posted Mar 22, 2015 at 12:01 AM

Human remains were found inside a wood stove at the North Carolina home of a man charged with killing a contestant from the TV show "Food Network Star," her husband and their unborn child, a sheriff said.

Updated Mar 20, 2015 at 11:49 AM

Two bills sponsored by legislators representing Hempstead County designed to address the status of a local utility and the operation of 911 services have taken divergent paths in the Arkansas House of Representatives.

Posted Mar 14, 2015 at 12:01 AM

The public's right to see government records is coming at an ever-increasing price, as authorities set fees and hourly charges that often prevent information from flowing.

Updated Mar 13, 2015 at 1:11 PM

The Hope Police Department is conducting an ongoing investigation into an incident cocerning the rape of a child under the age of 14.

Updated Mar 13, 2015 at 9:57 AM

As prisons continue to grow and states struggle to pay the costs, the disastrous consequences of the prison industrial complex have come into focus.

Updated Mar 11, 2015 at 3:17 PM

Local and state law enforcement agencies are involved in an on-going investigation into the sexual assault of a 12-year old boy that resulted in the arrest of a retired local businessman.

Updated Mar 9, 2015 at 6:22 PM

Retired emergency medical services businessman James Carl Pafford, of Hope, was arrested here Monday in connection with an investigation into sexual conduct with a male juvenile.

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