Democrats’ challenge tossed
Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mary McGowan on Wednesday rejected a Democratic-backed challenge to the re-election campaign of state Rep. Marcus Richmond, finding that the Republican House leader has met -- and exceeded -- the state constitution's one-year residency requirement.
Pulaski County voters, for the first time, will be asked to choose the next Little Rock District criminal judge in today's election from a field of four candidates, each offering substantial courtroom experience to the race.
A Little Rock woman with epilepsy who killed a baby sleeping in his crib when she crashed her pickup into the baby's bedroom was sentenced Wednesday to a year in jail and a $2,500 fine for misdemeanor negligent homicide.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, who is being sued over some of her decision-making practices, sidestepped Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen's order requiring her to submit to questioning under oath Friday by transferring the lawsuit to federal court and out of his jurisdiction.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge, under court order to answer questions about some of her decision-making practices, blocked Friday’s inquiry hearing at the last minute by transferring the case from state court to federal court.
A North Little Rock teenager who robbed a bank and wounded the manager, while wearing a terrifying clown mask and brandishing a sawed-off shotgun, accepted a 30-year prison sentence Wednesday, rather than take his chances with a Pulaski County jury.
A Pulaski County circuit court jury convicted a Little Rock woman of misdemeanor negligent homicide Wednesday in the death of a 1-year-old killed when the woman’s vehicle crashed into the boy's home.
Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge must submit to questioning under oath about her ballot-initiative review process, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen ruled Tuesday.
Shirley Ann Kirklin endured her share of tragedy in her 47 years.
A 21-year-old Cabot man who killed a friend in a 2015 impaired-driving crash was sentenced Wednesday in Pulaski County to three years in prison for having a defaced firearm.