posted: 01/24/2015 3:28 a.m.
A 20-year-old Jacksonville man Thursday pleaded guilty to the fatal ambush of an ATM customer in exchange for a 50-year prison sentence.
posted: 01/23/2015 3:27 a.m.
A Little Rock man seriously wounded in a shooting that killed another man last year left the Pulaski County Courthouse by ambulance Thursday after he began struggling to breathe while describing to a circuit judge how he escaped two gunmen.
posted: 01/22/2015 3:45 a.m.
Arkansas' 114-year-old criminal eviction law, which allows courts to punish tenants with jail time for not paying rent, is unconstitutional because the statute illegally infringes on the rights to trial and equal protection, a Pulaski County circuit judge has ruled.
posted: 01/15/2015 3:28 a.m.
A Pulaski County circuit judge cut the bail Wednesday of a Little Rock man accused of rape from $500,000 to $35,000, predicting that prosecutors will have a difficult time proving a key allegation against the 28-year-old defendant.
posted: 01/14/2015 3:23 a.m.
A proposal to disburse a $3 million pool of illegally collected property taxes to qualifying Pulaski County property owners, minus legal expenses and administration costs, has been tentatively approved by Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox.
posted: 01/13/2015 3:16 a.m.
A 23-year-old Little Rock man was convicted of first-degree murder Monday for killing a romantic rival, despite defense arguments that the man's cousin, who had been jilted by the victim's girlfriend, was actually responsible for the slaying.
posted: 01/10/2015 2:18 a.m.
A 23-year-old Little Rock man has been sentenced to 35 years in prison for killing another man during a drug deal turned robbery.
posted: 01/10/2015 2:18 a.m.
A Pulaski County Circuit judge Friday rejected a Jacksonville teenager's bid to be prosecuted as a juvenile over accusations he killed a North Little Rock man last summer.
posted: 01/09/2015 2:15 a.m.
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims on Thursday sentenced a convicted child molester to 60 years in prison on Thursday for 20 counts of possessing child pornography with a succinct assessment of the defendant's deviant proclivities.
posted: 01/07/2015 3:32 a.m.
A 44-year-old Little Rock man accused of cutting his wife’s throat in front of at least one of their four children has been sentenced to 40 years in prison for first-degree murder.
posted: 01/06/2015 3:34 a.m.
Little Rock and North Little Rock must immediately stop paying their respective chambers of commerce and similar economic development promoters, under a judge's ruling Monday that said payments by the cities "clearly and totally" violate the Arkansas Constitution.
updated: 01/01/2015 3:36 a.m.
When the sun went down on New Year's Eve, it not only marked the end of 2014, but it also set on the 24-year judicial career of Collins Kilgore, a Pulaski County circuit judge whose 2001 ruling contributed to a fundamental reshaping of the funding structure of the state's public schools.
posted: 12/20/2014 3:24 a.m.
The mental evaluation for the Jacksonville man accused of killing a real estate agent is back on after the presiding judge reversed his earlier ruling that canceled the examination, reporting that both the prosecution and defense want Arron Michael Lewis' mental health to be reviewed by state doctors.
posted: 12/20/2014 3:18 a.m.
A 30-year-old Jacksonville man has accepted a 40-year prison sentence for killing a 69-year-old man found naked and shot to death by the side of the road in North Little Rock.
posted: 12/20/2014 3:15 a.m.
One of four teenagers arrested in connection to carjackings in which women were tricked into giving their assailants a ride saw the charges against her transferred to juvenile court after an appeal from her former math teacher.