posted: 07/28/2014 4:28 a.m.
The thin teenager leans against the cool cinder-block wall of a hallway separating a classroom from a jail cell.
posted: 07/17/2014 5:02 a.m.
A federal judge on Wednesday sentenced a former actress to 18 years in prison for mailing letters containing ricin to President Barack Obama, former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg and a Washington, D.C.-based gun-control advocate.
posted: 07/02/2014 3:32 a.m.
Twenty-one programs aimed at helping at-risk youths learn job skills, stay in school and control their behavior were awarded federal grants totaling $530,715, the Arkansas Division of Youth Services announced Tuesday.
posted: 06/27/2014 3:19 a.m.
Monitors from a nonprofit disability rights group visited Arkansas' largest youth lockup this week as part of their investigation into what caused an increase in assaults at the facility, the group's director confirmed Thursday.
posted: 06/25/2014 4:57 a.m.
FBI Director James B. Comey said Tuesday that terrorism remains the country's main threat, particularly Islamic extremists abroad and "home-grown" terrorists who plot jihad from their basements.
posted: 06/22/2014 3:59 a.m.
Top officials in the state Division of Youth Services were aware of "numerous" allegations of staff members assaulting youths at Arkansas' largest juvenile lockup at least four weeks before the division ordered a facility-wide review, internal emails show.
posted: 06/19/2014 5:33 a.m.
Injuries to a child at Arkansas' largest youth lockup over the weekend resulted in the firing of one employee and the abrupt resignation of another before he could be fired, the state Youth Services Division disclosed Wednesday.
posted: 06/14/2014 3:50 a.m.
The state Youth Services Division disclosed Friday that a second employee had been fired from Arkansas' largest youth lockup in April.
posted: 06/13/2014 5:34 a.m.
A federally funded disability rights group will send monitors into Arkansas' largest youth lockup in response to a near doubling of assaults reported at the facility between 2012 and 2013.
posted: 06/12/2014 5:29 a.m.
Arkansas' largest youth lockup reported more assaults last year than it has in each of the past five years, internal numbers from the state Youth Services Division show.
posted: 05/08/2014 6:15 a.m.
President Barack Obama visited this tornado-ravaged city Wednesday, promising residents that they won't be alone as they rebuild their homes and businesses.
posted: 05/02/2014 3:15 a.m.
Kieth McCord’s slightly damaged service station was the gathering spot for donations and volunteers helping others after the 2011 tornado, but this week dozens of people went to the station to help him.
posted: 05/01/2014 4:48 a.m.
Trucks and sport utility vehicles started carrying in tornado survivors before the ambulances did Sunday night at Conway Regional Medical Center.
posted: 04/30/2014 5:16 a.m.
President Barack Obama approved a major-disaster declaration for Faulkner County on Tuesday, less than 24 hours after Gov. Mike Beebe sought federal aid for the area hit hardest by Sunday’s tornado.
posted: 04/29/2014 5:48 a.m.
VILONIA — Don Mallory was on the phone with his younger brother, David, when the tornado hit Sunday evening.