posted: 02/11/2016 5:45 a.m.
Attorneys for a 15-year-old boy charged with murdering his guardians said Wednesday that they plan to ask a judge to transfer the case to juvenile court.
posted: 02/11/2016 5:45 a.m.
Two defense attorneys for former Judge Michael Maggio will not be allowed to withdraw from his case before he is sentenced on a bribery charge later this month, a federal judge ruled Wednesday.
posted: 02/10/2016 5:45 a.m.
Ousted Judge Michael Maggio has retained a new attorney just weeks before a federal judge is scheduled to sentence Maggio on a bribery charge.
posted: 02/07/2016 3:08 a.m.
Sirens blared, speeds reached 125 mph, shouts of "Shots fired! Shots fired!" came over the police radio.
posted: 02/03/2016 5:45 a.m.
A police officer who accidentally fired his gun during an arrest last month has resigned, the Conway Police Department announced Tuesday.
posted: 02/02/2016 5:45 a.m.
Central Arkansas Water is urging a federal regulatory agency to uphold fines and new safety requirements for Exxon Mobil regarding a 2013 oil spill in Mayflower, saying in a letter that the oil giant fails to "grasp the gravity of the situation."
posted: 01/30/2016 2:14 a.m.
A 16-year-old boy faces a March pretrial hearing in Cleburne County Circuit Court after being charged as an adult with sexually assaulting two girls on a Concord School District bus.
posted: 01/25/2016 1 a.m.
Property owners suing Exxon Mobil failed to prove they and other landowners along the Pegasus pipeline have enough in common to merit class-action status, the oil company said in its argument against an appeal of a federal judge’s decision dismissing the case.
posted: 01/24/2016 4:08 a.m.
More than a year has passed since ousted Judge Michael Maggio pleaded guilty to a federal bribery charge, but he still hasn't been sentenced -- a delay that two lawyers with knowledge of federal criminal law said is unusual.
posted: 01/23/2016 3:10 a.m.
Property owners suing Exxon Mobil failed to prove that they and other landowners along the Pegasus pipeline have enough in common to merit class-action status, the oil company said in its argument against an appeal of a federal judge's decision dismissing the case.
posted: 01/22/2016 4 a.m.
CONWAY -- A letter in which former Faulkner County Sheriff Andy Shock notified Deputy Eugene Watlington that he was being fired for using excessive force said Watlington repeatedly kicked a suspect even though the deputy was not helping other officers trying to arrest the man.
posted: 01/20/2016 5:45 a.m.
A federal grand jury has been investigating Faulkner County sheriff's deputies' arrests of two men after a high-speed chase marked by gunfire and a videotaped encounter showing one of the men being kicked and punched repeatedly, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette confirmed Tuesday.
posted: 01/15/2016 5:45 a.m.
CONWAY -- One of two men arrested by Faulkner County sheriff's deputies in May had his hands "up in the air" before officers pulled him from a car and kicked and struck him repeatedly, the Mayflower police officer who videotaped the arrest wrote in a report.
posted: 01/14/2016 5:45 a.m.
Months after Faulkner County sheriff's deputies were videotaped arresting one of two men after a high-speed chase marked by repeated gunfire, the sheriff's office on Wednesday released the tape that has led to a federal investigation.
posted: 01/11/2016 5:45 a.m.
CONWAY -- Say the name "Miss Toby" around town, and folks will likely recognize the name even if they don't know the woman.