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Walton Family Foundation Gives $2.1M to UA Program
The Walton Family Foundation announced Wednesday a $2.1 million grant to the University of Arkansas to fund several programs within the College Access Initiative and the Center For Multicultural and Diversity Education, or CMDE.
Judge orders release of Phillips County man
A judge in east Arkansas has dismissed capital murder charges against a Phillips County man who's been behind bars for more than 2A1 2 years.
Phillips County man freed after 30 months
Tony Bernard Smith walked out of jail Tuesday afternoon, and for the first time in more than 2A1 2 years, he got into a car with his mom and headed home.
Court rejects judge's pick of prosecutor
The Arkansas Supreme Court decided Thursday that a Phillips County circuit judge erred in appointing a special prosecutor in a capital-murder case, but the high court stopped short of ordering the judge to release the defendant from jail.
Deputy sheriff found dead in patrol car
A Phillips County sheriff's deputy has been found dead in his patrol car - but authorities say foul play is not suspected.