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Youth lockup guard accused of sex abuse

posted: 07/01/2015 3:50 a.m. Discuss

A guard at the White River Juvenile Detention Center in Batesville has been arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old boy in the lockup's employee bathroom, Independence County officials confirmed Tuesday.

Youth lockup employee arrested in boy's sexual assault

posted: 06/30/2015 4:27 p.m. Comments 9

A guard at the White River Juvenile Detention Center in Batesville has been arrested on charges that he sexually assaulted a 17-year-old boy in the lockup's employee bathroom, Independence County officials confirmed Tuesday.

Police inquiry substantiates boy, 6, abused

updated: 06/18/2015 3:20 a.m. Comments 2

Arkansas State Police child abuse investigators substantiated 10 different allegations of abuse or neglect of a 6-year-old Bella Vista boy whose parents are accused in his death, a document released Wednesday shows.

Injured man who tried to enter Air Force base dies

posted: 06/17/2015 4:06 a.m. Discuss

The rifle-toting man shot by security personnel as he tried to breach a gate at Little Rock Air Force Base on Monday had a history of paranoia and believed that base officials were spying on him, according to Pulaski County sheriff's office reports.

Youth lockup runaway now believed off premises as search widens

posted: 06/17/2015 3:16 a.m. Discuss

Officials with the Arkansas Youth Services Division now believe a 17-year-old boy is no longer within the 108-acre campus of the state's largest youth lockup, an agency spokesman said Tuesday.

Air Force base suspect thought military bugged house, reports show

posted: 06/16/2015 2:54 p.m. Comment 1

The man shot by security personnel as he tried to breach the gate at the Little Rock Air Force Base on Monday had a history of paranoid thoughts and believed Air Force officials had planted bugs in his home, sheriff's office reports obtained by the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette show.

Search on at youth lockup for runaway

posted: 06/16/2015 4:29 a.m. Discuss

A 17-year-old boy who ran away from guards at the state's largest youth lockup near Alexander on Saturday was still missing Monday, but Arkansas Youth Services Division officials said they believe he was not able to escape beyond the fence that encircles the 108-acre campus.

Plea is guilty for fraudulent Medicare bills

posted: 06/10/2015 3:27 a.m. Comments 8

A former north Arkansas social worker pleaded guilty Tuesday to fraudulently billing Medicare for more than $71,000 worth of counseling sessions he never performed.

Coastal spill raises jitters about firm's Arkansas pipe bid

updated: 06/02/2015 3:38 a.m. Discuss

Plains All American Pipeline LP, the company behind a proposed crude-oil pipeline that would cross Arkansas from Oklahoma to Memphis, is working to clean up an oil spill on the California coast at the same time a federal agency is examining how the project could affect waterways on its intended path across the state.

Silence led to no case for Duggar

posted: 05/23/2015 3:54 a.m. Comments 19

An Arkansas State Police corporal who gave Josh Duggar "a very stern talk" in 2003 about the teen's improper sexual conduct started the clock on the time limit for filing any charges, according to police records and Arkansas law.

Teen in sex case jailed for 5 days

posted: 05/08/2015 2:44 a.m. Comments 7

A 15-year-old girl sexually exploited by a human-trafficking ring spent five days locked up in a juvenile-detention center because Arkansas State Police investigators pressed prostitution charges against her, an agency spokesman confirmed Thursday.

Trafficking charge draws FBI probe

posted: 05/05/2015 2:36 a.m. Discuss

The FBI has begun a criminal investigation into human trafficking in Arkansas after the arrest of a Wynne woman and the rescue of a 15-year-old girl who had been forced into prostitution, state and federal authorities said Monday.

Helena man faces federal gun charge

posted: 04/09/2015 3:20 a.m. Discuss

A federal grand jury indicted a Helena-West Helena man Wednesday who authorities say illegally possessed two handguns, one of which was stolen.

Youth lockup's fixes earn second chance from state

updated: 03/28/2015 2:54 a.m. Discuss

The state's Youth Services Division announced Friday that it will begin sending young offenders back to a juvenile lockup in Danville because the facility has addressed several problems discovered last fall, including that guards used restraints and pepper spray as punishment.

Bill on infant deaths clears panel

posted: 03/26/2015 3:29 a.m. Discuss

A bill that would require reporting all sudden infant deaths and other unexpected child fatalities to the state child abuse hotline passed in an Arkansas House committee Wednesday.

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