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Group of Arkansas cities pauses suit targeting opioid firms

posted: 12/15/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

An alliance of Arkansas cities pulled its federal lawsuit against the makers and distributors of addictive opioid drugs on Wednesday, a day after filing it, saying it needs more time to add groups to its coalition.

Lawsuit settled over jailing of Arkansas foster child without warrant

posted: 12/14/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 4

A civil-rights case centered around the 2016 jailing of an Arkansas foster child without a warrant was settled last week in federal court.

Police beat: Little Rock father arrested after bullet hits son

posted: 11/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock police officers arrested a father accused in a shooting Thursday that wounded his adult son in the leg, authorities said.

Report on Arkansas child deaths shows improvements, concerns

posted: 11/02/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Fewer infants died in their sleep and more children are being adopted this year, but other figures -- like the doubling of firearm fatalities -- prove that efforts to improve child health in Arkansas must continue, officials told lawmakers Wednesday.

Youth witness wrongly jailed in Arkansas, lawsuit contends

posted: 09/20/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

An Arkansas deputy prosecuting attorney ordered the jailing of a foster child without reason last year, a federal lawsuit says.

Violence not prime in jailing of youths in Arkansas; report also notes 1 region tops rest in state

posted: 09/13/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

Most Arkansas youths thrown in juvenile jail last year were nonviolent offenders, a newly released state report shows.

Law grants more naloxone access in Arkansas; overdose-reversal drug now available without prescription

posted: 09/07/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

Arkansans can now buy the lifesaving drug naloxone without a prescription at pharmacies across the state -- thanks to a new law intended to curb fatal opioid overdoses.

State police investigation sought after fire destroys Arkansas church, sheriff says

posted: 09/05/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

The cause of a Sunday morning fire that destroyed a nearly 60-year-old church in Arkansas remains unclear.

Escape leads Arkansas youth lockup to fire worker

posted: 08/31/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

Two teenagers broke out of a state-run youth lockup last week, prompting officials to fire one of the jail's supervisors.

7 youth lockups in state to be run by firms

posted: 08/15/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

All seven state-operated youth lockups will be privatized next year, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced during a Monday news conference.






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