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Speed-trap ban in effect, new prosecutor advises

The 20th Judicial Circuit's new prosecuting attorney said Tuesday that he believes sanctions aimed at ending a speed trap in the small town of Damascus are in effect until the end of 2018.

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Maggio appeals to U.S. justices

Void guilty plea is ex-judge’s aim

Former Circuit Judge Michael Maggio has asked the U.S. Supreme Court to review his federal bribery conviction, contending his first attorneys "badgered" him into pleading guilty and saying federalism needs "some limits."

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Hiland's exit puts city ban up in air

Patrols at issue in tiny Damascus

When the 20th Judicial Circuit's prosecutor ordered sanctions against the city of Damascus because of a speed trap, he said his order would remain in place through the completion of his term in office.

State gets body-cam footage of arrest of Arkansas woman who died after being taken into custody

The Conway County sheriff’s office has submitted body-camera footage taken during the arrest of a Hot Springs woman who died after being taken into custody, Sheriff Mike Smith said Monday.

Private-club alcohol permit has new step

A newly amended state law now requires an element of local approval when businesses and organizations seek to become private clubs so they can get permits to sell alcoholic beverages.

Private-club alcohol permit has new step

A newly amended state law now requires an element of local approval when businesses and organizations seek to become private clubs so they can get permits to sell alcoholic beverages.

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UCA to establish cyber range to teach students to identify, combat cyberattacks

The University of Central Arkansas will establish a cybersecurity system available to students statewide in kindergarten through college with the help of $500,000 in state funds, Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced Wednesday.

Shelters in Conway too few, officials say

But where to put one is city’s dilemma

There is little dispute that Conway needs another homeless shelter, but few businesses or residents, if any, seem to want one in their backyard.

Arkansas AG: Prosecutor correct not to release investigation of sexual-harassment allegations against official

The Arkansas attorney general has issued an opinion saying a prosecutor was correct when he declined to release a report on his investigation of sexual-harassment allegations against the director of Faulkner County's Office of Emergency Management.

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Defense: Victims' white-supremacist tattoos key in killings at Arkansas junkyard

White-supremacist tattoos on the bodies of two people killed in a Russellville salvage yard are relevant and should be presented to a jury during the trial of business owner Tyler Barefield, defense attorneys argued.