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An arrest has been made in the case of former Arkansas state Senator Linda Collins-Smith, 57, who was one of two Republican state senators who were shot at their homes in a two-day span.
At least one of two former GOP senators who were found shot to death in their own homes within 2 days of each other this week had been working against human trafficking. Both homicides appear to be murders from all reports.
On Monday, Governor Asa Hutchinson signed a bill that reforms Arkansas' asset forfeiture laws to prohibit the state from taking a person's property without a criminal conviction in most situations.
The county sheriff in Bentonville, Ark. is mining bitcoin as part of a program to prevent cyber crime, according to the Northwest Arkansas Democrat Gazette.