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Pulaski County Court Reporter

Pulaski County Court reporter

Recent Stories by John Lynch

Suit filed on judge age rule

posted: 07/07/2015 5:34 a.m. Discuss

A state law that penalizes Arkansas circuit judges who choose to hold office past age 70 violates the state constitution, a Union County circuit judge argues in a lawsuit filed Monday that seeks to overturn the 50-year-old statute.

NLR man gets 20 years for holdup

posted: 07/07/2015 4:38 a.m. Discuss

A 58-year-old North Little Rock man whose life sentence for first-degree murder was commuted by Mike Huckabee accepted a 20-year sentence for robbing a bank earlier this year, the third time he's been sent to prison since he received clemency in 2004.

Pleading guilty in son's death, man to educate

posted: 07/07/2015 4:32 a.m. Discuss

A 39-year-old Sweet Home man whose youngest son died in a car crash promised Monday to share the story of his mistake -- to race a train with his three children in the vehicle -- with driver's education programs as a condition of his probation for misdemeanor negligent homicide.

Told arrest details in LR killing, judge rejects bail cut

posted: 07/02/2015 3:10 a.m. Discuss

A 22-year-old man accused of murder was arrested after a survivor of an April shooting at a Little Rock park identified him as the man who killed her brother, a Pulaski County circuit judge heard on Wednesday.

Trial set in shooting death of LR girl, 15

posted: 06/30/2015 4:38 a.m. Comment 1

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims on Monday set a Nov. 3 date for the first-degree murder trial of a Little Rock man who police say opened fire on a car full of teenage pranksters, killing one of them on Valentine's Day in 2014.

Trial set in teen's shooting death

posted: 06/30/2015 1:26 a.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK -- Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims on Monday set a Nov. 3 date for the first-degree murder trial of a Little Rock man who police say opened fire on a car full of teenage pranksters, killing one of them on Valentine's Day in 2014.

Wounded man knew shooter, prosecutor says

posted: 06/24/2015 3:25 a.m. Discuss

A Marvell man shot at a Little Rock restaurant in March recognized his assailant, leading to the defendant's arrest within a day of the shooting, a Pulaski County prosecutor said Tuesday.

LR man gets 6-year sentence for battery in '13 shooting case

posted: 06/23/2015 3:27 a.m. Discuss

A 26-year-old Little Rock man has accepted a six-year prison sentence for shooting a man who later died.

Roommate's killing draws 60-year term

posted: 06/17/2015 3:14 a.m. Discuss

A 34-year-old North Little Rock man who killed his roommate and put him next to a trash can has accepted a 60-year sentence for the slaying.

Boxer's accuser faces possession of meth charge in separate case

posted: 06/16/2015 4:21 a.m. Discuss

The Little Rock man whose accusations that Jermain Taylor knocked him out with a face-shattering punch resulted in another felony charge against the boxer has been charged with methamphetamine possession in an unrelated case.

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