posted: 04/30/2016 4:42 a.m.
A physician who temporarily headed the Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System for more than a year was named Friday as its first permanent director since 2014 in a move one congressman called "a first step" toward the health system regaining the public's trust.
posted: 04/29/2016 5:45 a.m.
The mother of a toddler whose father is charged with murdering him remained jailed Thursday after being accused of threatening a child-welfare worker.
posted: 04/28/2016 5:45 a.m.
More than three years after Exxon Mobil's Pegasus pipeline ruptured and spilled thousands of gallons of thick crude into a Mayflower neighborhood, the company has paid a $2.63 million fine, a federal regulatory spokesman said Wednesday.
posted: 04/25/2016 5:45 a.m.
CONWAY -- When the boy broke a window at his home, his mother reached out to the criminal justice system for help.
posted: 04/23/2016 5:45 a.m.
A man accused of strangling his girlfriend with a cord in a motel room and then going gambling was charged Friday with capital murder.
posted: 04/23/2016 5:45 a.m.
Former Circuit Judge Michael Maggio will remain free pending the appeal of his federal bribery conviction.
updated: 04/22/2016 10:48 a.m.
Former Judge Michael Maggio has not shown sufficient reason that he should remain free pending an appeal of his bribery conviction, the U.S. attorney's office argued Thursday.
posted: 04/22/2016 2:45 a.m.
Teachers and other employees of the Conway School District will not get across-the-board raises for the coming school year, the superintendent said Thursday.
posted: 04/20/2016 5:45 a.m.
Former Circuit Judge Michael Maggio asked a federal judge Tuesday to allow him to remain free while he appeals a bribery conviction.
posted: 04/15/2016 5:45 a.m.
SEARCY -- A man accused of killing his 2-year-old son and disposing of the boy's body in another county is mentally fit to proceed to trial, a judge ruled Thursday.
updated: 04/15/2016 4:56 p.m.
CONWAY -- A third defendant accused of murdering a Conway couple last summer has asked that his case be transferred to juvenile court.
posted: 04/14/2016 2:28 p.m.
SEARCY — A judge has accepted an Arkansas State Hospital report finding Jeffery Clifton fit to proceed to trial on a capital murder charge.
posted: 04/13/2016 5:45 a.m.
Video footage and officer reports indicate jailers acted appropriately when they searched a cell that murder suspect Hunter Drexler shares with others and disciplined him by putting him in a restraining chair, Faulkner County Sheriff Matt Rice said Tuesday.
posted: 04/12/2016 5:45 a.m.
CONWAY -- A Faulkner County sheriff's deputy who was fired for using excessive force during an arrest plans to plead innocent to a misdemeanor battery charge.
posted: 04/12/2016 2:58 a.m.
CONWAY -- Faulkner County jailers raided murder suspect Hunter Drexler's cell, took his legal documents and placed him in "a full-restraint chair" for more than an hour, Drexler's attorney said Monday in requesting an emergency hearing.