posted: 02/25/2017 4:30 a.m.
A prosecutor played a video showing a former Faulkner County sheriff's deputy repeatedly kicking a man being arrested after a gunfire-heavy, high-speed car chase as the officer's bench trial began Friday.
posted: 02/23/2017 5:45 a.m.
The city of Damascus "abused its police power" and violated the state's speed-trap law, a prosecutor found Wednesday.
posted: 02/21/2017 4:30 a.m.
CONWAY — The city attorney for Damascus said Monday that he expects a prosecutor to rule Wednesday that the town is operating a speed trap under state law.
updated: 02/19/2017 3:48 a.m.
The beating death of a Miller County jailer in December has focused new attention on the criteria state prisoners must meet to participate in the longtime Act 309 work-release program that lets them serve some of their sentences in county or local jails.
posted: 02/10/2017 4:30 a.m.
Attorneys are still awaiting a mental evaluation of Anastasia Roberts, one of four teenagers charged in the 2015 shooting deaths of a Conway couple.
posted: 02/09/2017 4:30 a.m.
A judge cited text messages and the "aggressive and violent" nature of the crimes Hunter Drexler is accused of in refusing Wednesday to transfer Drexler's capital-murder case to juvenile court.
posted: 02/07/2017 4:30 a.m.
CONWAY -- A Conway High School student was charged Monday with first-degree terroristic threatening after, police said, he posted an online video in which he fired a gun and used a hashtag threatening to shoot up the school.
posted: 02/06/2017 4:30 a.m.
CONWAY -- The University of Central Arkansas is cutting spending for the rest of this fiscal year because of a projected reduction in state funding.
posted: 02/03/2017 3:15 a.m.
State Rep. Charlie Collins won the state House's support for his guns-on-campuses bill Thursday, but he got anything but congratulations and thanks when he spoke at a town hall at the University of Central Arkansas later.
posted: 02/03/2017 3:11 a.m.
A three-judge panel of the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will hear oral arguments March 8 in the federal bribery case of former judge Michael Maggio.
posted: 01/30/2017 4:30 a.m.
Months before the Arkansas Supreme Court declined to review Justice Rhonda Wood's decision not to recuse from a wrongful-death lawsuit involving a nursing home owned by a major campaign donor, the Arkansas Bar Association proposed that the full court review, upon request, any such decisions by individual judges.
posted: 01/26/2017 4:30 a.m.
The Faulkner County sheriff's office said Wednesday that it has arrested a second man on charges of kidnapping and attempted capital murder after two suspects purportedly were forcing two other men to dig their own graves.
updated: 01/23/2017 5:45 a.m.
A judge set a September trial for a Conway physician charged with rape and sexual assault of patients.
posted: 01/20/2017 5:45 a.m.
The Arkansas Supreme Court declined on Thursday to review Justice Rhonda Wood's decision not to recuse from a lawsuit case involving a nursing home owned by Michael Morton, a major contributor to her most recent campaign.
posted: 01/12/2017 5:45 a.m.
The drinking water in Bearden, the Ouachita County town of about 920 residents in south Arkansas, tested three parts per billion higher than the level at which the federal government requires water systems to adjust corrosion levels, a state official said Wednesday.