Quantcast

News Minute: Here is the latest Arkansas news from The Associated Press - KTBS.com - Shreveport, LA News, Weather and Sports

News Minute: Here is the latest Arkansas news from The Associated Press

Posted: Updated:

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Dassault Falcon Jet is to break ground on a $60 million expansion of its private jet finishing plant at Little Rock's airport. The expansion will keep hundreds of jobs at the facility that other communities were trying to lure away. The project qualified for a state tax break.

OSCEOLA, Ark. (AP) - Groundbreaking for the Big River Steel mill in Osceola is scheduled for September 22nd. The $1.3 billion project is starting even though rival company Nucor is still fighting it in federal court. Construction could take two years.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Little Rock police have arrested three men accused of pointing a gun at children. The men were caught Sunday following a chase that led police to Philander Smith College. But it's not clear whether the men who were arrested are students.

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Little Rock authorities say three stolen pieces of art have been returned and will be placed back into the Riverfront Park sculpture garden. The bronze statues were sawed off at their bases and taken last Thursday. They were found at the park Sunday inside of black garbage bags. Investigators are reviewing security camera footage.

Copyright 2014 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.

Powered by WorldNow
    Powered by WorldNow
    All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 Worldnow and KTBS. All Rights Reserved. For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.
    Advertising | EEO Public File | KTBS 3 Public File | KPXJ 21 Public File