posted: 11/26/2013 9:51 a.m.
MENA — Authorities are investigating after an inmate died over the weekend in the custody of the Polk County jail.
posted: 10/17/2013 7 a.m.
JONESBORO — Democratic gubernatorial candidate Mike Ross is scheduled to visit a rice mill in Jonesboro.
posted: 02/22/2013 8:29 a.m.
Dateline NBC will profile the criminal case surrounding the 2005 beating death of Arkansas Tech student Nona Dirksmeyer in an hourlong episode set to air Friday night, the show said in a statement.
posted: 01/19/2013 2:30 a.m.
A federal judge refused Friday to grant two-time murder defendant Gary Dunn’s request to have civil conspiracy allegations against him thrown out of court.
posted: 09/05/2012 5:39 a.m.
A federal judge has set the trial in a lawsuit filed by the boyfriend of murder victim Nona Dirksmeyer to start during the week of May 13, 2013.
posted: 08/15/2012 3:57 a.m.
Defendants in a lawsuit filed by the boyfriend of murder victim Nona Dirksmeyer denied in a court filing Monday that they conspired to protect another suspect from prosecution.
posted: 06/26/2012 4:42 a.m.
A federal judge cleared the way Monday for a lawsuit filed by the boyfriend of murder victim Nona Dirksmeyer to proceed to trial.
posted: 06/12/2012 3:39 a.m.
A warning order for Gary Dunn, who formerly was charged in the death of Nona Dirksmeyer, to respond to a lawsuit naming him and two others as defendants will be published in two Arkansas newspapers, an attorney said Monday.
posted: 02/20/2012 10:11 a.m.
A federal judge has set a trial date for two Russellville law officers who are the targets of a lawsuit by a man who was acquitted in the death of beauty queen Nona Dirksmeyer.
posted: 01/31/2012 8:30 a.m.
The law enforcement officers who are the target of a civil lawsuit filed by the boyfriend of slain beauty queen Nona Dirksmeyer are asking a federal judge to dismiss the suit.
posted: 10/04/2011 5:27 a.m.
Circuit Judge Bill Pearson lifted a gag order on Monday that for years had prevented witnesses, family members and attorneys from talking publicly about former capital murder defendant Gary Dunn’s two murder trials, both of which ended with hung juries.
posted: 05/13/2011 6:32 a.m.
A Pulaski County judge on Thursday ordered a special prosecutor to release transcripts and documentary evidence from at least two murder trials in the 2005 slaying of Nona Dirksmeyer to her boyfriend Kevin Jones.
posted: 04/06/2011 5:15 a.m.
A judge Tuesday dismissed a capital-murder charge against Gary Dunn, whose case has twice ended in mistrials in the 2005 slaying of Arkansas Tech University student Nona Dirksmeyer.
posted: 04/02/2011 3:27 a.m.
Kevin Jones, who was acquitted in the killing of his girlfriend, Nona Dirksmeyer, filed a civil suit Wednesday in Pulaski County Circuit Court against special prosecutor Jack McQuary, seeking documents related to the case against current defendant Gary Dunn and his own case, court records show.
posted: 03/11/2011 6:25 a.m.
Capital-murder defendant Gary Dunn, who is accused of killing Arkansas Tech University student Nona Dirksmeyer, will go to trial for a third time Aug. 1.