posted: 08/29/2014 2:29 a.m.
Exxon Mobil has asked a federal appeals court to let the oil giant immediately appeal a judge's decision granting class-action status to an Arkansas couple who sued after the company's Pegasus pipeline ruptured in Mayflower last year.
posted: 08/27/2014 2:31 a.m.
The Mayflower police chief fired an officer Tuesday after a prosecutor said the patrolman had withheld evidence that tended to exonerate a woman accused of stealing supplies for tornado victims in Mayflower and Vilonia.
posted: 08/22/2014 3:53 a.m.
CONWAY -- The Christmas tree that "was a lemon from the start" is back in Conway, but no one is celebrating its return.
posted: 08/17/2014 3:13 a.m.
Arkansas Tech hiresinterim band leader
posted: 08/15/2014 2:04 a.m.
CONWAY -- Police have arrested a Conway woman on a negligent-homicide charge as a result of a June 23 wreck that fatally injured a woman in Faulkner County.
posted: 08/14/2014 3:57 a.m.
Exxon Mobil is reviewing its options after a federal judge granted class-action status to a lawsuit filed by property owners after the Pegasus pipeline ruptured and spilled tens of thousands of gallons of oil in Mayflower last year, a company spokesman said Wednesday.
posted: 08/13/2014 4:11 a.m.
A federal judge on Tuesday granted class-action status to a lawsuit filed against Exxon Mobil as a result of a pipeline accident that spilled tens of thousands of gallons of heavy crude into a Mayflower neighborhood last year.
posted: 08/10/2014 4:13 a.m.
The attorney representing the family of a nursing-home patient whose death led to a negligence lawsuit at the center of a federal investigation of campaign contributions to Circuit Judge Michael Maggio said he believes the woman's family will see justice.
posted: 08/07/2014 5:40 a.m.
Circuit Judge Michael Maggio and a state agency have agreed to sanctions that would suspend him from all judicial duties until year's end and then prohibit him from ever serving as a judge again in Arkansas, the agency announced Wednesday.
posted: 07/31/2014 5:26 a.m.
Former state Sen. Gilbert Baker said under oath that despite reports to the contrary, he believes he contacted everyone he was supposed to notify before listing their names on several political action committees that have since become mired in contention surrounding campaign contributions to Circuit Judge Michael Maggio.
posted: 07/30/2014 5:47 a.m.
Lobbyist Bruce Hawkins said under oath that the Little Rock attorney who created a political action committee that later contributed to Circuit Judge Michael Maggio's appeals-court campaign discussed matters relating to the PAC with former state Sen. Gilbert Baker, who was a paid consultant for Hawkins' lobbying firm last year.
posted: 07/30/2014 4:41 a.m.
Exxon Mobil restarted the southernmost section of its Pegasus pipeline earlier this month, more than a year after an oil spill in Mayflower forced the company to shut down the entire line, a spokesman said Tuesday.
posted: 07/29/2014 3:43 a.m.
Nursing-home owner Michael Morton said under oath that contributions he made to political action committees that later helped finance Circuit Judge Michael Maggio's appeals-court campaign were mailed to former state Sen. Gilbert Baker's home in Conway.
posted: 07/27/2014 4:12 a.m.
UCA physics society gets outreach award CONWAY -- The University of Central Arkansas Society of Physics Students chapter is one of three recipients of the 2014 Blake Lilly Award.
posted: 07/25/2014 3:12 a.m.
CONWAY -- A prosecuting attorney's office asked the Arkansas State Police on Thursday to investigate unrelated allegations against two police officers in Faulkner County.