11, Mar 2014 - Three Kansas City Area Men Convicted in Conspiracy to Steal Trucks and Trailers, Cargo
Three Kansas City, MO, area men were convicted in federal court for their roles in a conspiracy to steal nearly $1 million worth of trucks and trailers and their cargo.
11, Mar 2014 - Raymond Abramson Files For Arkansas Court of Appeals
Raymond Abramson of Holly Grove has officially announced and filed as a candidate for the District One, Position One seat on the Arkansas Court of Appeals.
11, Mar 2014 - Military school lawsuit settled on eve of trial - Quincy Herald-Whig | Illinois & Missouri News, Sp
WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - On the eve of a federal trial, a Kansas military school's attorney said Monday that issues have been resolved regarding a lawsuit filed by 11 former cadets who claimed the school's practice of giving higher-ranking cadets the power to discipline younger ones encourages physical and mental abuse.
11, Mar 2014 - Race develops for Court of Appeals, Bart Virden to challenge Mike Maggio
Bart Virden, a Conway County district court judge in Morrilton, is filing today for the District 2, Position 1 seat on the Arkansas Court of Appeals . Circuit Judge Mike Maggio of Conway had filed earlier for the position. The seat is currently held by Bill Walmsley, serving out an unexpired term, who can't run for the office. Few judicial races are being contested this year. Maggio has been ...
11, Mar 2014 - Hutchinson, KS Trial set in courtroom attack on Kansas prosecutor
A Kansas man accused of attacking a prosecutor after a judge upheld his life sentence for a child sex crime will be tried in June on a charge of attempted premeditated murder.
11, Mar 2014 - Shoffner's broker friend revealed in open court
The trial of former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner begins with pre-trial motions and jury selection today in federal court in Little Rock. AP reports that defense attorney Chuck Banks asked today for any immunity letter given Steele Stephen s, the broker who was wired when delivering cash to Shoffner at her Newport home. She is charged with favoring Stephens with bond business in return for ...
11, Mar 2014 - The iced-in open line: Republican edge in election filing; a new boss at Baptist; Arkansas's su
The icy Monday line is open. Some other news: * FILING IS DONE: Election filing was completed today. You can review all the state level of filings here . No big surprises today. A Republican friendly to the Chamber of Commerce/tort reform takeover of the judiciary, Court of Appeals Judge Rhonda Wood, was unopposed for a state Supreme Court seat. As the day ended, Republicans led Democrats 35-27 ...
11, Mar 2014 - Hoax bomb on bus: US man pleads guilty
Kansas City, Mar 6 : Tammy Dickinson, United States Attorney for the Western District of Missouri, announced that an Independence, Missouri man pleaded guilty in federal court to placing a hoax explosive device on a public bus in Independence.
11, Mar 2014 - FBI Video Reveals Payments to Treasurer in Pie Box
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The defense begins its case today in the federal court trial of former Arkansas State Treasurer Martha Shoffner. Monday (3/10) a federal jury watched a FBI video recording of money delivered in a pie box to Shoffner. Shoffner's accused of steering state business towards one broker, Steel Stephens, who paid her $36,000 in increments of $6,000 delivered every six months. Stephens ...
11, Mar 2014 - Win over Kansas a boost for Huggins recruiting
When the final horn sounded on Saturday afternoon, West Virginia fans stormed the court at the WVU Coliseum to celebrate their teams 92-86 victory over the nations eighth-ranked team, the Kansas Jayhawks. The wild and excitable coeds were not the only ones...
11, Mar 2014 - Baldwin City, KS Baldwin superintendent finds little definitive in Kansas Supreme Court education funding ruling
Anyone looking for a definitive answer about what the ruling the Kansas Supreme Court released Friday on K-12 education funding means for the Baldwin City school district will have to ask someone other than Superintendent Paul Dorathy.
11, Mar 2014 - AR ex-treasurer rests without calling witnesses
Lawyers for a former Arkansas treasurer charged with corruption have decided against calling any witnesses to the stand.
11, Mar 2014 - Contest develops for Arkansas Supreme Court
At least one of two open seats on the Arkansas Supreme Court apparently will have an election contest. Tim Cullen, who lives in Maumelle and practices in Little Rock, announced via e-mail today that he'd be a candidate for the seat being vacated by the retirement of Justice Donald Corbin . Court of Appeals Judge Robin Wynne previously announced for the seat. Court of Appeals Judge Rhonda Wood ...
11, Mar 2014 - Arkansas Baptist College found in contempt of court
Arkansas Baptist College was found in contempt of court Wednesday by a Pulaski County circuit judge after the Little Rock college failed to comply with a court order to produce financial records.
11, Mar 2014 - Drug Firms Argue Over $1.2B Arkansas Judgment
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- A lawyer for two drug companies told the Arkansas Supreme Court that the state improperly relied on federal regulations in a lawsuit that resulted in a $1.2 billion award over the companies' marketing of an antipsychotics drug. The state's attorneys countered during Thursday's hearing before the high court that Johnson & Johnson and a subsidiary were properly penalized ...