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Arkansas doctor's office searches upheld; sex-assault case evidence allowed

CONWAY -- A judge has denied a Conway physician's request to suppress evidence obtained as a result of two search warrants in the rape and sexual-assault case against him.

After prosecutor found city in Arkansas ran speed trap, rebuttal says law, figures fuzzy

Damascus cites ‘ambiguity’ in language

Statistics used by the Arkansas State Police and cited in a prosecutor's ruling that the town of Damascus runs a speed trap were inaccurate, the city attorney said in a response released late Wednesday.

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Youth program fits like a glove

Boxing offers outlet, lessons

CONWAY -- The dozen or so young men started the evening with 35 jumping jacks, did burpees and jumped rope along the way, and ended with helmets, boxing gloves and a pep talk.

City's tech director placed on paid leave; prosecutor seeks Arkansas State Police probe

A prosecutor said Tuesday that she plans to ask the Arkansas State Police to investigate the city of Searcy's information technology director, who was placed on leave last week until further notice.

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Newcomer to state, UCA chief settles in

When Houston Davis became the 11th president of the University of Central Arkansas, he brought youth and experience but no Arkansas ties to the job.

Arkansas judge finds ex-deputy guilty in battery case

A judge on Friday found a former Faulkner County sheriff's deputy who was fired for using "excessive force" during an arrest in 2015 guilty of third-degree battery.

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8th Circuit panel hears sides as former Arkansas judge tries to undo plea

As Michael Maggio sat in a St. Louis courtroom, his attorney acknowledged the difficulties in defending a former judge who now says he was "strong-armed" into pleading guilty to a federal bribery charge.

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No bail for teen slaying suspect; charges too serious in Conway couple’s killings, judge says

A judge refused to set bail Tuesday for Hunter Drexler, the oldest of four teenagers charged with murdering a Conway couple in 2015.

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Judge denies bail for Arkansas teen charged with murder in couple's deaths

CONWAY — A judge on Tuesday again denied bail to a Clinton teenager charged with capital murder in the July 2015 shooting deaths of a Conway couple.

Teen accused in killing of Conway couple asks court to rethink bail denial

CONWAY -- Hunter Drexler, the oldest of four teenagers accused of murdering a Conway couple, asked a judge again Monday to reconsider granting bail.