- Federal task force shuts down three fentanyl trafficking rings, resulting in 50 arrests.
- A Yellville deer hunter was killed, apparently stabbed by a wounded deer.
- Education Secretary Betsy DeVos held in civil contempt by a federal judge after ignoring orders to stop collecting loans for a now-defunct for-profit college.
- FEMA is short 2,000 reserve members, the agency claims this won’t prove an issue during any coming natural disasters.
Arts, Culture & Sports
- Tomorrow from 4-6 PM, the Arkansas Arts Center will hold their ARTober Fall Festival at their Terry House location. Entrance is free with a canned good for the Arts Center’s Fall donation drive.
Today in History
- October 25, 1854: The British Light Cavalry Brigade is decimated in an ill-advised charge during the Crimean War, later immortalized in Alfred Tennyson’s poem The Charge of the Light Brigade.
- October 25, 1983: The United States invades Grenada, toppling its communist government and installing an interim governing body. The invasion took place over four days and drew widespread international criticism.