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Pulaski County Court Reporter

Pulaski County Court reporter

Recent Stories by John Lynch

Judge: In Pressly suit, hospital not to blame

posted: 08/27/2016 5:30 a.m. Comments 3

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson ruled Friday that the hospital where murdered TV anchor Anne Pressly died cannot be blamed for the wrongdoing of two former hospital workers who illegally snooped into her medical records shortly after she was hospitalized.

For killer at 15, life term cut

posted: 08/27/2016 5:21 a.m. Discuss

A 38-year-old North Little Rock man who has been behind bars since he was 15 for killing a teenage mother of two while trying to rob her mother had his life sentence reduced to a 30-year term on Friday.

Ex-clerk's bail lowered to $35,000 in theft case

posted: 08/27/2016 2:23 a.m. Comment 1

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson reduced from $200,000 to $35,000 the bail of a fired county clerk accused of stealing from the county's insurance provider after hearing testimony Friday that the 60-year-old woman is in poor health, almost blind and has limited financial resources to afford bail.

Little Rock bank-heist suspect, 16, now faces juvenile trial

posted: 08/26/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The 16-year-old Little Rock boy who police say planned the June armed robbery of a Simmons Bank branch will be prosecuted in juvenile court, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson ruled on Thursday.

Pulaski County judge allows rape suspect's interview at trial; woman accused of sex with boy, 13

posted: 08/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 4

A Pulaski County circuit judge on Monday rejected defense arguments that a 31-year-old female sex offender didn't know what she was doing when she admitted to police she had sex with a 13-year-old boy.

Mother still fights to sue over prying

posted: 08/22/2016 1 a.m. Discuss

Almost eight years after TV news anchor Anne Pressly was fatally beaten in her Little Rock home, one final court battle remains.

Slain KATV anchor's mother still fights to sue over prying

updated: 08/22/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 12

Almost eight years after TV news anchor Anne Pressly was fatally beaten in her Little Rock home, one final court battle remains.

Arkansas State Police again broke records law, judge finds

posted: 08/19/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

For the second time this year, a court has found that Arkansas State Police has violated the state Freedom of Information Act in the way the agency releases crash reports.

Marlboro Lights users in Arkansas in line for cash after $45M settlement approved

posted: 08/17/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Consumers who bought Marlboro Lights cigarettes in Arkansas over a 32-year period are eligible for reimbursement of at least 10 cents per purchased pack as their share of a $45 million settlement granted preliminary approval Tuesday by Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox.

Judge tosses Little Rock police officer's gender-discrimination suit

posted: 08/16/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A Little Rock police officer's gender discrimination lawsuit against the police force and her supervisors has been thrown out by a judge who ruled the officer couldn't prove wrongdoing.




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