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Tricking girls online nets term of 2 years for Arkansas photographer

PB photographer rebuked by judge

In imposing a two-year prison term for stalking girls on the Internet from 2005 through 2014, a federal judge on Tuesday called photographer Christian Trey Ashcraft "despicable."

New Arkansas abortion laws challenged; injunctions sought to stop measures from going into effect

Four laws passed this year by Arkansas legislators "could effectively end abortion care in the state for many women," abortion-rights advocates said in filing a federal lawsuit Tuesday to challenge the new legislation.

Question solved, insurance claim tossed

A North Little Rock man went to court Monday prepared to persuade a federal jury that an insurance company owed him $120,000 for a fire that destroyed his house in 2014.

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Ex-cop cleared of accusations he used excessive force outside Little Rock restaurant

Jury finds fist punches reasonable from his perspective

A federal jury took about two hours Wednesday to clear a retired Little Rock police lieutenant, David Hudson, of accusations that he used excessive force in punching a man in the face outside a restaurant in October 2011.

Sex bias claimed in filing against lockup operator

Woman says man paid more

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued G4S Youth Services, a national company that formerly operated a juvenile-detention center near Alexander, accusing it of hiring female employees at lower pay than male employees for the same work.

Federal jury rejects claim that officer used excessive force outside Little Rock restaurant

A federal jury Wednesday rejected a Little Rock man’s claims that an off-duty police officer used excessive force in punching him seven times in the face outside a Little Rock restaurant Oct. 29, 2011.

Jury hears guard tell of lead-up to beating outside Little Rock restaurant

Witnesses detail unruly behavior

A federal jury on Tuesday heard a starkly different version of events that led to an off-duty Little Rock police officer punching a man in the face seven times outside a Hillcrest eatery in 2011.

Sex bias claimed in filing against Arkansas lockup operator

Woman says man paid more

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission has sued G4S Youth Services, a national company that formerly operated a juvenile-detention center near Alexander, accusing it of hiring female employees at lower pay than male employees for the same work.

Didn't fight officer outside Little Rock restaurant, beaten man testifies

Chris Erwin, the Little Rock man who was captured on a cellphone video getting punched in the face by a uniformed police officer outside a restaurant 5½ years ago, testified Monday that he didn't comply with the officer's commands because he was dazed and disoriented -- not because he was resisting arrest.

Little Rock restaurant scuffle suit heads to court

Jurors will decide whether ex-officer used excessive force

An expected five-day jury trial focusing on a two-minute scuffle outside a Hillcrest restaurant in 2011 is set to begin today in a federal courtroom in Little Rock.