29, Mar 2015 - Drew, AR Arkansas Supreme Court upholds death penalty law rewrite
The Arkansas Supreme Cour t today upheld in a 4-3 decision the 2013 law changing the state's procedures on lethal injection. It overturned Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen's decision that the law delegated too much discretion to Correction Department officials. The state hasn't had an execution since 2005 and there are 32 people on Death Row. (Make it 33 with a conviction in Garland County today ...
10, Oct 2014 - Garland, AR Garland Man Sentenced 180 Years for Child Exploitation
GARLAND, AR. -- A Garland County jury sentencing a man to 180 years in prison after finding him guilty of felony child exploitation. Arkansas' Attorney General says a jury convicted John David Ross of 16 counts of child porn charges as well as bestiality.
16, May 2012 - Hot Springs National Park, AR Suspect in torture of Ark. woman arrested in Tenn. - KNOE TV8
(AP) - Arkansas authorities say a woman who was allegedly held against her will and tortured before escaping went with her alleged assailant willingly and was not forcibly abducted, as she initially reported. Garland ... self A federal appeals court ...