UCSO, 13th Judicial DTF also participate in operation
Several people were arrested Wednesday on multiple felony drug charges, including a man and woman who were targeted in a three-month long investigation led by the El Dorado Police Department’s criminal apprehension team.Narcotics investigators with the EPD, Union County Sheriff’s Office...
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El Dorado police officers investigate a one-vehicle accident in front of the Wal-Mart Store on North West Avenue. One man was transported to the Medical Center of South Arkansas for treatment. The accident happened around 4:30 p.m. on Wednesday. Information was not available at the scene as to the c...
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Defendant draws 15-year prison term after pleading guilty to charges
A 45-year-old El Dorado man was sentenced on Wednesday to 180 months in prison followed by supervised release for life for receiving images of child pornography, according to Conner Eldridge, United States Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas.Eldridge said that Shannon Ross Griffin, 45, of...
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The El Dorado City Council is expected to hear a proposal for a master plan to improve a longstanding municipal building when aldermen convene for a regular meeting at 5:30 p.m. today in the Council Chamber of City Hall.A public hearing will be held prior to the council meeting at 5:15 p.m. to ident...
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Mysterious substance identified as car wash chemicals
Picture: Large hoses remove the green colored water from a creek at the end of Nichols Street off North Mosby Avenue on...
Large hoses remove the green colored water from a creek at the end of Nichols Street off North Mosby Avenue on...
The bright green liquid that infiltrated a local creek was identified Wednesday as bio-degradable, concentrated chemicals used in soap at a former car wash on East Main, and under the supervision of the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality, the El Dorado Water Utilities began the process of...
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Bond was set on Wednesday in 35th District Judicial Court for two El Dorado men connected with an armed robbery that took place on Tuesday.Charged with aggravated robbery, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon, Geraldo Wade, 20, was issued a $250,000 sheriff’s bo...
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WASHINGTON — The White House released an action plan’s coming out of a government-wide review on Wednesday, led by Vice President Joe Biden, to make the nation’s workforce education and training programs more job-driven. The president then signed the Workforce Innovation and Opport...
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Bea Morris, right, teaches a class in basic sewing at the Work Force Development Center on the east campus of South Arkansas Community College on Wednesday. The four-hour class will continue today.
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Severe storms cut powerfor some 39,000 Arkansans LITTLE ROCK (AP) — A band of severe thunderstorms that blew through Arkansas has left more than 39,000 homes and businesses without electricity.There were no reports of injuries due to the Wednesday storms.Entergy Arkansas Inc. reported that 39...
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Picture: Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, right, listens as Texas Gov. Rick Perry, at lectern, speaks during a news ...
Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott, right, listens as Texas Gov. Rick Perry, at lectern, speaks during a news ...
McALLEN, Texas (AP) — When Texas Gov. Rick Perry announced the deployment of up to 1,000 armed National Guard troops to the Mexican border he was speaking to voters in Iowa as much as Texas.The one-time and possible future presidential candidate is in the waning months of his third and final t...
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Nazi war suspect, 89,dies as extradition approved PHILADELPHIA (AP) — An 89-year-old Nazi war crimes suspect died in custody hours before a U.S. ruling Wednesday that he should be extradited to Germany to face trial.Johann Breyer died Tuesday night at a Philadelphia hospital, where he had bee...
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Q: I'm worried that I'll end up with memory problems, like my mom. I'm 47, and she's 79. What can I do to dodge that bullet? -- Francine T., ChicagoA: We're sorry your mom has memory problems, but that doesn't mean you will. A new Mayo Clinic study shows that even if you have a genetic predispositio...
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LITTLE ROCK — Under new immunization requirements being considered by the state Board of Health, children who will be 11 or older on Sept. 1 must have a Tdap shot in order to attend a public or a private school. The Tdap shot protects against tetanus, diphtheria and pertussis. Parents will be...
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Picture: Israeli soldiers display national flag on top of an armored personnel carrier near the border of Israel and Ga...
Israeli soldiers display national flag on top of an armored personnel carrier near the border of Israel and Ga...
GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — Israeli troops battled Hamas militants on Wednesday near a southern Gaza Strip town as the top U.S. diplomat reported progress in efforts to end fighting that has so far killed more than 680 Palestinians and 34 Israelis.But neither side appeared to be backing down...
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Two bomb blasts kill at least39 people in northern Nigeria KADUNA, Nigeria (AP) — Bomb blasts appearing to target former Nigerian military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and a prominent moderate Muslim cleric killed dozens of people Wednesday, but left both leaders unharmed, according to Nigerian sta...
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EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Victims of the Malaysian jetliner shot down over Ukraine returned at last Wednesday to Dutch soil in 40 wooden coffins, solemnly and gently carried to 40 identical hearses, flags at half-staff flapping in the wind.The carefully choreographed, nearly silent ceremon...
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BAGHDAD (AP) — Iraq’s Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki rejected an attempt by Iran to persuade him to step down, senior Iraqi politicians said Wednesday, underlining his determination to defy even his top ally to push for a third term in office and further exacerbating the country’s...
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