15, Mar 2015 - Man said driving 75 mph in fatality
FAYETTEVILLE -- The black box in a 2008 Chevrolet Tahoe recorded the vehicle going about 75 mph when it rolled, ejecting and killing a passenger, an Arkansas State Police trooper testified Tuesday in the manslaughter trial of a Springdale man.
05, Mar 2015 - State agency notes two inmate deaths
An Arkansas Department of Correction inmate died Monday at the Ouachita River Correctional Unit in Malvern, a prison spokesman said Tuesday.
09, Jan 2015 - Johnson, KS Kansas Senator David Haley calls for hate crime law
KANSAS CITY, KAN. ---- Kansas Sen. David Haley is calling for the Kansas Legislature to pass a hate-crime law for the State of Kansas. Haley told KMBZ that last year's shootings at two Jewish facilities in Johnson County has drummed up some interest in passing a Kansas hate-crime bill.
26, Nov 2014 - Gay Marriage OK in Ark., Mississippi: Judges
A federal judge on Tuesday struck down Arkansasâ€™ same-sex marriage ban, meaning it could become the 36th state to allow gays and lesbians to wed.
12, Oct 2014 - Overseas trip helped Mickelson shake â€˜rustâ€™
Former University of Arkansas forward Hunter Mickelson, who hadnâ€™t played in a real basketball game â€” with uniforms, fans and referees â€” since an SEC Tournament loss to Vanderbilt on March 14, 2013, enthusiastically returned to the court in August. By Gary Bedore
12, Oct 2014 - Wichita, KS In Gay Marriage's New Landscape, Glee, Confusion And Resistance
Same-sex couples are getting married in Utah and other states one day after the Supreme Court let stand rulings that overturned bans on gay marriage. But couples have been turned away in Kansas.
12, Oct 2014 - Osawatomie, KS Interviews underway to choose next Douglas County District Court judge
Interviews are underway to decide the next Douglas County District Court judge. On Tuesday morning a nominating commission, chaired by Kansas Supreme Court Justice Eric Rosen, began one-on-one interviews with the 11 applicants for the position. Rosen said he expects to publicly announce two to three finalists on Thursday. By Sara Shepherd
12, Oct 2014 - US Supreme Court says same-sex marriage can proceed in five states with prior bans
Big news for gay marriage this morning out of Washington . The US Supreme Court denied review of the attempts by petitioners in several states to reverse lower-court decisions that struck down bans on same-sex marriage in Indiana, Oklahoma, Utah, Virginia and Wisconsin. All of those states, much like Arkansas, had previously banned gay marriage before lower courts struck down their prohibitions ...
12, Oct 2014 - Johnson, KS Getaway driver nets 5 years in deadly Kansas robbery
A getaway driver in a deadly northeast Kansas liquor store robbery has been sentenced to five years in prison.
12, Oct 2014 - High court sympathetic to inmateâ€™s plea to wear beard
Conservative and liberal Supreme Court justices alike sounded sympathetic Tuesday to Arkansas prison inmate Gregory Holtâ€™s claims that officialsâ€™ refusal to let him grow a half-inch beard violates his religious rights.
12, Oct 2014 - Jailers find meth in Arkansas inmate's pants
JONESBORO â€” An Arkansas inmate is facing additional jail time after guards say they found nearly $2,000 worth of methamphetamine in her pants.
12, Oct 2014 - Missouri judge orders state to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states
KANSAS CITY, Mo. â€” A judge struck down part of Missouri's gay marriage ban for the first time on Friday by ordering the state to recognize same-sex marriages legally performed in other states, saying state laws banning the unions single out gay couples "for no logical reason."
12, Oct 2014 - Sumner, KS Police seek couple for burglary
Police are looking for two Arkansas City residents in connection with the burglary of an unoccupied house, according to a press release issued Sunday by the Arkansas City Police Department.
12, Oct 2014 - Wichita, KS Court action could legalize same-sex marriage in Kansas
The U.S. Supreme Court clears the way for same-sex couples to be married in many more states, including Kansas.
12, Oct 2014 - Sedgwick, KS Kansas Man Sentenced In Robbery And Rape Case
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) â€” A Wichita man has been sentenced to 10 years and nine months in prison for his role in the rape and robbery of a 76-year-old woman.