Arkansas State Law & Crime

Geena Davis’ laptop thief pleads guilty

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Geena Davis’ laptop thief pleads guilty


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29-year-old accused of burglarizing cabins at Arkansas resort

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29-year-old accused of burglarizing cabins at Arkansas resort


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The Maker of Arkansas’ Execution Drug Says Its Products Are Not Meant for Death Penalty

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The Maker of Arkansas’ Execution Drug Says Its Products Are Not Meant for Death Penalty


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Court temporarily halts execution of inmate lawyers say is mentally ill

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Court temporarily halts execution of inmate lawyers say is mentally ill


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Arkansas court grants inmate's bid to halt execution

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Arkansas court grants inmate's bid to halt execution


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Poll shows strong support for death penalty in Arkansas

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Poll shows strong support for death penalty in Arkansas


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Arkansas ordered to release more info on execution drug

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Arkansas ordered to release more info on execution drug


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  • Man arrested in Oklahoma in connection to Arkansas infant’s death
    Man arrested in Oklahoma in connection to Arkansas infant’s death

    , kfor.com

    FARMINGTON, Ark. - A man was arrested in Oklahoma in connection to an Arkansas infant's death. 20-year-old Reagan Phifer was arrested Tuesday in Colcord, Oklahoma, on one count of first-degree murder. A warrant for his arrest was issued Tuesday. KFSM reports Phifer "ditched his car at a Dollar General and was attempting to get into another vehicle when he was spotted by police
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Judiciary

  • Today in Arkansas: Hot checks and grocery store wine
    Today in Arkansas: Hot checks and grocery store wine

    , arktimes.com

    A surprise settlement of a the "debtor's prison" lawsuit over Pulaski County hot check court leads the news on Tuesday, Nov. 14. Also since we recorded this: A judge has cleared the way for more wine sales in Arkansas grocery stores. Other news: The Trump swamp deepens with drug lobbyist over Medicare; more K2 deaths reported in prisons; big money in a big feud over state ad contracts; a loss to Planned Parenthood and the poor women it serves; "love locks" to be removed from downtown bridge.
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Law Enforcement

  • Arkansas freshman QB Cole Kelley arrested
    Arkansas freshman QB Cole Kelley arrested

    , arkansasonline.com

    FAYETTEVILLE -- Arkansas Razorbacks quarterback Cole Kelley was arrested early Sunday by Fayetteville Police on charges of suspicion of DWI, careless driving and violation of the implied consent law. Kelley was released on $935 bond for the misdemeanor charges at 11:46 a.m. He has a Rule 8.1 hearing this morning in Fayetteville District Court and is scheduled to appear in the same court on Dec
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Prisons

  • Man guilty in Arkansas gang killing gets 118 years in prison
    Man guilty in Arkansas gang killing gets 118 years in prison

    , arkansasonline.com

    FORT SMITH -- A 20-year-old man was sentenced to more than 100 years in prison Wednesday after a Sebastian County Circuit Court jury convicted him in the death of a rival gang member. The jury of seven men and five women deliberated for nearly 4½ hours before convicting Bryan Porras of first-degree murder and seven counts of committing a terroristic act
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Inmates

  • Arkansas poised to execute man amid fight over mental health
    Arkansas poised to execute man amid fight over mental health

    , siouxcityjournal.com

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Jack Greene's lawyers say he's severely mentally ill. The Arkansas death row inmate says they're lying. As Greene approaches a Nov. 9 execution date, his lawyers are raising questions about who should determine his mental competency. Arkansas gives considerable weight to its prison director's opinion in deciding whether a condemned inmate has the mental capacity to understand his execution; Greene's lawyers want doctors to have a greater say
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Police

  • Man arrested after mother found bound, beaten at Arkansas home, sheriff's office says
    Man arrested after mother found bound, beaten at Arkansas home, sheriff's office says

    , arkansasonline.com

    A man has been arrested in the beating of his mother at her Arkansas home last month, authorities say. Roy Hendrix, 48, faces charges of second-degree battery, kidnapping, residential burglary and theft of property, according to a news release from Grant County Sheriff Ray Vance. Deputies with the sheriff’s office responded Oct. 29 to the 900 block of Main Street in Leola in reference to an "elderly" woman lying on the floor of her residence
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Law Enforcement Agencies

  • Man arrested after mother found bound, beaten at Arkansas home, sheriff's office says
    Man arrested after mother found bound, beaten at Arkansas home, sheriff's office says

    , arkansasonline.com

    A man has been arrested in the beating of his mother at her Arkansas home last month, authorities say. Roy Hendrix, 48, faces charges of second-degree battery, kidnapping, residential burglary and theft of property, according to a news release from Grant County Sheriff Ray Vance. Deputies with the sheriff’s office responded Oct. 29 to the 900 block of Main Street in Leola in reference to an "elderly" woman lying on the floor of her residence
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Crimes

  • 29-year-old accused of burglarizing cabins at Arkansas resort
    29-year-old accused of burglarizing cabins at Arkansas resort

    , arkansasonline.com

    An 29-year-old is accused of breaking into multiple cabins at an Arkansas resort. According to a news release from the Baxter County sheriff’s office, Phillip Randall Bartlett was arrested Tuesday in a series of thefts on a property in the 1100 block of County Road 114 near Norfork. In early October, the owner of the resort told deputies someone had cut the locks off three cabins and stolen items, including a security camera
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