Constable Mitchell Wells is asking for handouts.
An investigation into a southwest Arkansas landfill district found that $756,360 was misappropriated in a decade-long scheme perpetrated by the waste district’s former director, a prosecutor said Wednesday.
“Hey there, hot stuff,” the breathy voice says. “I’ve been waiting for your call. Are you ready for some tantalizing fun?” That’s what Mignon Burns of Hensley heard when she dialed the number she thought was the Social Security Administration.
Budget trim would avoid raising employee insurance
Benton Mayor Rick Holland proposes cutting economic development spending to balance the 2010 budget, a plan that would avoid charging city employees more for their health insurance.
Chris Zulpo almost got away.
Campbell’s 2007 verdicts thrown on appeal; prosecutors weigh retrial
A former police chief who had been convicted of running a criminal gang was released on bond Monday while prosecutors consider retrying him.
An elderly woman and her son were found dead in their burning mobile home Thursday morning.
Jury in Hot Springs rejects defense claim of mental disease
There were no sobs. Or hugs. Or outbursts of indignation.
Prosecutor grills defense psychologist in Hot Springs murder trial
Killing cats, setting fires, urinating on a friend and eventually killing a homeless man and engaging in sexual acts with his corpse are not signs of mental problems that should get Kevin Ray Pearcy out of a prison sentence for murder, a state psychiatrist told a jury Thursday.
Lawyer warns jury of gruesome photos, testimony about necrophilia
A defense attorney told a jury Wednesday that his client killed a homeless man, likely had sex with the corpse and stuffed the remains in a trash can.
The last of five men convicted in a cross-burning case were sentenced Tuesday to federal prison terms.
Final sentencing in case set for today
Two more men were given prison sentences on Monday for their roles in a plot to run a white woman and her biracial children out of a small town by burning a cross in her yard.
Trial focus: Brain damage of inmate
A federal jury went home Friday evening without deciding whether six Garland County sheriff’s office employees are responsible for the brain damage an inmate suffered after slipping into a druginduced coma in 2007.
Jury returns guilty verdict after deliberating child-sex case for 15 minutes
A former Alexander police officer was sentenced to 100 years in prison Wednesday for sexually abusing three children over the course of several years.
Mom knew about it, they say
Three children took the stand Tuesday and told a jury that a then-Alexander police officer sexually abused them at their home and that their mother knew about it.