posted: 12/20/2015 4:53 a.m.
FAYETTEVILLE — The 15-year-old girl shuffles into the courtroom, eyes downcast. Thin with long, wavy hair, she rubs her hands nervously.
posted: 12/20/2015 4:27 a.m.
In roughly two-thirds of Arkansas counties last year, children went to youth lockups for skipping school, disobeying their parents or running away from home.
posted: 11/25/2015 5:45 a.m.
Two teenage boys committed to the state Youth Services Division who ran off from a Northeast Arkansas residential treatment center Tuesday morning were captured by authorities Tuesday night.
posted: 10/22/2015 3:23 a.m.
Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Wednesday that a former assistant U.S. attorney and Phillips County district judge will replace a circuit judge who died earlier this month.
posted: 10/13/2015 5:45 a.m.
L.T. Simes II grew up in the impoverished Arkansas Delta, the son of a disabled man who believed his children could do anything.
posted: 10/12/2015 4:02 p.m.
An east Arkansas circuit judge who was the first black man to be elected to his position in Phillips County died Saturday.
posted: 10/01/2015 5:56 a.m.
The Youth Services Division presented several possible changes to Arkansas' juvenile-justice system Wednesday, including putting the division in charge of monitoring conditions and standardizing education and mental-health services in the state's 14 juvenile detention centers.
posted: 09/30/2015 3:23 a.m.
Milton Johnson spent 1,188 days on the run from federal authorities until his capture in January.
posted: 09/11/2015 2:59 a.m.
A Dumas police officer was charged Thursday with selling marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine as part of a drug-trafficking conspiracy that federal authorities say included two of his cousins.
posted: 09/10/2015 5:23 a.m.
A former north Arkansas social worker was sentenced to a year in prison Wednesday for bilking Medicare out of more than $71,000.
posted: 09/04/2015 4:16 a.m.
The cause of a teenager's broken collarbone at a south Arkansas juvenile-treatment center remains in dispute three months after it happened.
posted: 08/28/2015 4:41 a.m.
A Pulaski County Circuit judge on Thursday denied a 17-year-old's request that he remain in the county juvenile detention center to continue receiving special education services that he wasn't receiving in the adult jail.
posted: 08/24/2015 1 a.m.
LITTLE ROCK -- The state's largest youth lockup reported more violence last year than in any of the previous six years.
posted: 08/23/2015 2:26 a.m.
The state’s largest youth lockup reported more violence last year than in any of the previous six years.
posted: 08/22/2015 3:40 a.m.
A former White River Juvenile Detention Center guard charged with sexually assaulting a 17-year-old boy at the lockup now faces, regarding the teen, two counts of exposing another person to HIV.