posted: 03/11/2014 3:43 a.m.
A candidate for judge for the 6th Judicial Circuit, which covers Pulaski and Perry counties, does not have the required qualifications and should be removed from the ballot, according to a lawsuit filed Monday in Pulaski County Circuit Court.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:37 a.m.
A Little Rock man who contends he and his wife are members of an ethnic group over which U.S. and Arkansas law have limited jurisdiction pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge Thursday to resolve allegations that he had fought with police during an arrest nearly two years ago.
posted: 03/07/2014 2:54 a.m.
A Pulaski County circuit judge on Thursday declined to reduce the $100,000 bail for a 38-year-old Sherwood man accused of rape after hearing testimony that his now-teenage accuser had a signed “contract” with him for sexual favors.
posted: 03/07/2014 2:44 a.m.
A 59-year-old McAlmont man convicted of raping and killing a North Little Rock security guard in June 1997 traded his death sentence for life in prison Thursday in exchange for dropping his appeal of his convictions for rape and capital murder.
posted: 03/07/2014 2:39 a.m.
A Pulaski County circuit judge reinstated the $100,000 bail Thursday of a 33-year-old Little Rock man accused of killing a kitten on the condition that he not return home until his animal-cruelty case is resolved.
posted: 03/06/2014 4:32 a.m.
A University of Arkansas at Little Rock math professor who claimed he’d been defamed by colleagues dropped his libel suit against them on Wednesday in exchange for an apology.
posted: 03/05/2014 5:14 a.m.
Good intentions do not always make good law, a Pulaski County circuit judge ruled Tuesday in an order temporarily barring Secretary of State Mark Martin from enforcing regulations on the petition procedure that allows Arkansans to bypass the Legislature and directly pass laws.
posted: 03/01/2014 2:42 a.m.
A 39-year-old Little Rock man was sentenced to 10 years in prison Thursday for leaving his uncle to die in a crashed car.
posted: 02/28/2014 2:48 a.m.
Proponents of same-sex marriage and defenders of Arkansas’ constitutional ban on it are clashing once again in Pulaski County Circuit Court as the parties try to persuade Judge Chris Piazza to rule in their favor.
posted: 02/28/2014 2:31 a.m.
A 35-year-old former Little Rock man who killed his wife’s cousin was cleared of wrongdoing Thursday after a three-day trial.
posted: 02/27/2014 4:38 a.m.
A former Little Rock man accused of murder told a Pulaski County jury on Wednesday that he did everything he could to avoid what turned into a fatal confrontation with his wife’s cousin.
posted: 02/26/2014 4:49 a.m.
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen cut contempt-of-court fines imposed on defense attorney Bill James from $25,000 to $5,000 on Tuesday, acknowledging the lesser amount was the most he could impose.
posted: 02/26/2014 4:38 a.m.
When Tonio Deshun Davis got mad, he was not a man who could be scared off by a gun, the attorney for the Little Rock man on trial in the death of the 22-year-old told a Pulaski County jury on Tuesday.
posted: 02/26/2014 4:37 a.m.
A child-abuse expert can testify about whether a “not normal” mark found on an 8-year-old girl’s genitals indicates the child was sexually abused, a judge in Pulaski County Circuit Court ruled Monday, rejecting a defense challenge.
posted: 02/26/2014 4:35 a.m.
A 16-year-old boy who has accused a Little Rock woman of sexual assault and his father might refuse to testify at trial, despite orders to do so after being granted immunity from prosecution, their attorney said Monday.