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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.

Director fired after escapes at Arkansas youth jail

updated: 08/13/2017 3:42 a.m. Discuss

State officials fired the director of a Harrisburg juvenile jail on Aug. 4, four days after the short-lived escape of two teenage boys who had been detained there.

Arkansas youth-jail locks not replaced despite years of safety warnings

updated: 07/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The locks that keep young Arkansans behind bars at a juvenile jail in Alexander still haven't been replaced -- despite years of warnings that the obsolete deadbolts posed safety concerns and despite lawmakers' promises to pay for updates.

No suspects, arrests in Little Rock nightclub gunfire

posted: 07/05/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 12

Four days after a shooting in a downtown Little Rock nightclub left 28 people injured, five of the victims remained hospitalized Tuesday, and police had yet to make any arrests in the case.

Police: Sky diver 'lucky to be alive' after parachute malfunctions at Little Rock country club

updated: 07/05/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

A sky diver was injured after his parachute malfunctioned and he plunged to the ground during an evening Fourth of July performance at a Little Rock country club.






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