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DCC: Sex Offender Posing as Pastor Arrested for Parole Violation
Following a story Fox16 broke last night, a sex offender posing as a pastor is behind bars after parole officers find sexual pictures in a home search.
Arkansas asks judge to keep marriage ban in place
Arkansas officials asked a federal judge Wednesday to keep the state's marriage ban in place, arguing the prohibition is constitutional and serves a legitimate purpose.
Wed Jul 30, 2014
Former ASP Lieutenant Pleads Guilty to Drug Evidence Theft
A former Arkansas State Police lieutenant admitted in open court to stealing cocaine, heroin and marijuana from an evidence vault and selling it on the streets for a profit.
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Attorneys McCutchen, Campbell join forces in new law firm
Two prominent attorneys who have been in the news in recent weeks and months due to their legal wrangling with the city of Fort Smith have joined forces to create a new law firm.
Hutchinson to pay homestead penalty tab
Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson said Tuesday night that he'll give Pulaski County $1,750 for improperly claiming homestead tax credits there, even though the statute of limitations has expired.
Tue Jul 29, 2014
Asa Hutchinson squares account on property tax issue
Asa Hutchinson, the Repubican gubernatorial candidate, attempted to close the book today on a controversy that arose over the discovery he'd drawn two homestead tax exemptions for four years when entitled to only one.
Arkansas AG asks to help defend drilling tax break
Attorney General Dustin McDaniel wants to help defend in court a $5 million tax break legislators gave natural gas drillers earlier this year, asking to step in and assist in the case after the state's chief finance officer said he believed the exemption was unconstitutional.
Mon Jul 28, 2014
One Bank Turns Attention to Scooter Stuart Life Insurance Payouts
Did you know leadership at One Bank & Trust has steered the Little Rock lender back to court in a new lawsuit connected with its former owner, Layton "Scooter" Stuart? The Pulaski County Circuit case seeks to pierce the veil of several entities and have them declared to be alter egos of Stuart, who died in March 2013.
See for yourself Asa Hutchinson's tax exemption form
Above is the homestead tax exemption form Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchison signed March 2, 2007, to qualify for a $300-a-year tax credit on a $147,000 Cambridge Place condo in Little Rock.
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Sun Jul 27, 2014
Another oops for Asa Hutchinson
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette's Michael Wickline reported this morning that Republican gubernatorial candidate Asa Hutchinson claimed homestead property tax exemptions in two counties for four years - 2008 through 2011 - though state law limits you to one $350 exemption.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Ark Supreme Court asked to weigh in on death penalty
An assistant Arkansas attorney general has asked the state Supreme Court to overturn a lower court ruling that the state's death penalty law is unconstitutional.
City proposes park gateway from new Broadway Bridge
PARK LINK PLANNED: Pedestrians and bikers should have a link to Riverfront Park under city plan to enhance Broadway Bridge replacement design.
Jury buys confession; killer of 2 sentenced
A Maumelle man who told a Pulaski County jury that his own repeated confessions to a 2011 double-homicide were drug-addled ravings that could not be believed was sentenced to 45 years in prison on Friday.
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Power Repair Work Begins on 67/156 After Accident
From Entergy Arkansas via Twitter: Repair work across 67/167 is expected to begin momentarily... causing traffic delays.
Accident Closes All of 67/167 from Hwy. 440 to Kiehl
Update from Arkansas State Police: Traffic lanes blocked by downed power lines along 67-167 are expected to re-open by 9:20 - 9:30 a.m. Entergy crews are removing cables from highway.
Tue Jul 22, 2014
Pulaski Co. Pressures Cities Over Jail Funding
The ongoing squabble over funding one of Arkansas's busiest jails came to a head again Tuesday night.
Panel approves leasing space for state prisoners
A state panel finalized a deal Monday to move up to 250 inmates into an unused Pulaski County facility as part of a plan lawmakers approved earlier this month to ease overcrowding at local jails across Arkansas.
Pennington, Mallory have trial dates set
Court proceedings have been scheduled for former Saline County Sheriff Bruce Pennington and Jo Nell Mallory, former chief deputy finance director for the sheriff's office.
State OKs $1 satellite-lockup deal
State inmates who had been housed at the Pulaski County jail in Little Rock arrive Monday at a nearby satellite building the state Department of Correction is leasing to relieve crowded conditions.