updated: 03/31/2016 4:28 p.m.
RICHMOND, Va. — A gunman shot a Virginia state trooper Thursday at a busy bus terminal in the capital city of Richmond before he was shot dead by two other troopers, police said. Two civilians were hurt, though it was not clear if they had been shot.
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.