updated: 12/04/2014 3:39 a.m.
The Board of Corrections voted Wednesday to send letters of interest to neighboring states in an effort to determine the possibility of temporarily housing Arkansas inmates in privately run facilities.
updated: 12/01/2014 10:25 p.m.
SEARCY -- For more than a week, hundreds of volunteers and law enforcement officers have searched this White County city for Malik Drummond, the missing 2-year-old boy with a winsome, gap-toothed grin.
posted: 11/30/2014 3:10 a.m.
They met at Barnes & Noble on a blind date arranged by a friend.
posted: 11/21/2014 3:07 a.m.
HOT SPRINGS -- Shalawn Goodman knew that her cousin, Samuel Conway, would have to face the consequences for his involvement in the murder of her mother -- a woman who loved to color with her grandchildren and fry chicken for her large family.
posted: 11/20/2014 3:42 a.m.
No one disputes what happened at 117 Maurice St. on the night of March 14, 2005.
posted: 11/18/2014 3:14 a.m.
HOT SPRINGS -- Samuel Conway, 27, on Wednesday will face the first of two capital murder trials in Garland County.
posted: 11/12/2014 3:14 a.m.
Arkansas State Police are investigating what appears to be an inmate suicide at the Varner Super Max unit.
posted: 11/09/2014 2:47 a.m.
MALVERN -- The black pup, a German shepherd/border collie mix, sank into a deep sleep soon after a sedative was injected.
posted: 11/05/2014 3:34 a.m.
Confusion over voter-ID requirements remained the top complaint from those who experienced trouble at the polls Tuesday, according the the Arkansas chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union.
updated: 10/30/2014 11:30 p.m.
A Little Rock judge issued an arrest warrant Thursday for Rodney Forte, executive director of the Metropolitan Housing Alliance, over accusations he has failed to produce documents requested by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette for the past three months.
updated: 10/30/2014 4:04 a.m.
The Arkansas State Police on Wednesday submitted to prosecutors an investigative report on the death of a seventh-grade student who was struck by a motorist after stepping off a school bus.
posted: 10/29/2014 3:48 a.m.
Seventh-grader Jazmin Hernandez had just stepped off the school bus and was crossing U.S. 70 in Pike County when she was hit by a Ford Explorer on Monday afternoon.
posted: 10/28/2014 2:56 a.m.
The Arkansas Department of Correction has received 16 applications from landowners, cities and counties who want their sites to be considered for a proposed 1,000-bed prison unit.
posted: 10/25/2014 2:29 a.m.
A television station's face-to-face prison interview with murder suspect Arron Lewis angered both prosecutors and the public, prompted an internal investigation by the Arkansas Department of Correction, and led to the resignation of one of two prison officials placed on paid administrative leave after the interview aired.
posted: 10/24/2014 3:09 a.m.
For 16 years, Larry Norris served as director of the Arkansas Department of Correction before retiring at the beginning of 2010. Now, at 65, Norris will return to the prison system as interim director when Director Ray Hobbs retires Oct. 31.