12, Mar 2014 - Baxter, AR Ark. lawmakers whittle down surplus requests
Arkansas lawmakers advanced a plan Thursday to tap nearly $22 million from the surplus to pay for the prison system, school broadband and other one-time needs as they finalized legislation outlining the state's $5 billion budget for the coming year.
12, Mar 2014 - Death row inmates to argue on Ark. execution drug
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - Nine inmates on Arkansas' death row are to argue in a circuit court hearing that the state's execution law is so flawed that a judge should block further lethal injections.
12, Mar 2014 - Lynn, AR Father sentenced to death for killing 2-month-old daughter
A father convicted of fatally beating his 2-month-old daughter and leaving her remains in an Arkansas storage unit was sentenced Friday to the death penalty , adding to the prison time he's already serving in Vermont for the earlier killing of another of his children, an infant boy.
12, Mar 2014 - Hot Springs, AR Shoffner trial postponed
LITTLE ROCK â€” The trial of former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner on 14 federal extortion and bribery charges has been delayed because potential jurors cannot travel to the courthouse safely.
12, Mar 2014 - Judge admits he was behind Theron leak
An Arkansas judge has admitted he was the person who leaked confidential details about Charlize Theron's adoption of her son in early 2012.
12, Mar 2014 - California man sentenced for bank robbery in Ark.
EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) â€” A California man has been sentenced to more than 22 years in prison for an Arkansas bank robbery.
12, Mar 2014 - Arkansas judge's online comments investigated - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News,
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - An Arkansas judge has admitted that he posted a series of anonymous online comments that critics say are racist, sexist and otherwise inappropriate, including one in which he revealed alleged details of confidential proceedings involving actress Charlize Theron's adoption of her son.
12, Mar 2014 - Hot Springs, AR Judge excludes some evidence from Shoffner trial
A federal judge has granted a request by former Arkansas treasurer Martha Shoffner to exclude some evidence in her federal corruption trial next month.
12, Mar 2014 - Arkansas Judge Removes Self from ExxonMobil Lawsuit
Judge James Moody, Jr. cites ""previous relationship with counsel or a party" as reason for decision.
12, Mar 2014 - Arkansas Judge Steps down from ExxonMobil Lawsuit
Judge James Moody, Jr. cites "previous relationship with counsel or a party" in recusing himself from the case.
12, Mar 2014 - Arkansas, AR Convicted sex offender sentenced to six years for not reporting to El Paso authorities
A federal judge in El Paso sentenced a convicted Arkansas sex offender to six years in prison for not telling authorities he had moved here.
12, Mar 2014 - Judge Admits Leaking Charlize Theron's Adoption Details
An Arkansas judge has confessed to leaking confidential information about Charlize Theron adopting her son months before she made an official...
12, Mar 2014 - Benton, AR Man indicted in woman's kidnapping, death
EL DORADO â€” A man accused in the death and kidnapping of an Arkansas woman whose body was found in North Carolina faces a federal charge that could carry the death penalty if he's convicted.
12, Mar 2014 - Van Buren, AR Whatâ€™s Going On
Rosendo Meek will remain in prison for at least several more months, according to the Arkansas Parole Board.
12, Mar 2014 - Pulaski, AR Arkansas Executions Blocked Until New Drug Found
A group of death row inmates won a US court ruling Friday temporarily blocking executions in Arkansas until the southern state's legislature specifies which barbiturate drug should be used in lethal injections.