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Fracking-waste suit revived on appeal

Conway County couple say driller’s disposal well contaminated their property

A Conway County couple's federal lawsuit accusing Southwestern Energy Co. of causing millions of barrels of fracking waste to migrate onto their property, which they had refused to lease to the company, is back on, thanks to the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals.

Little Rock felon involved in store shooting pleads guilty to having pistol

A Little Rock man who was seen on surveillance video shooting two men at a Wright Avenue convenience store in 2015 pleaded guilty Friday to a related federal gun charge.

After ex-officer found liable in teen's wrongful shooting death, court urged to add Little Rock, chief to case

A month after a federal jury found a former Little Rock police officer liable for the wrongful shooting death of 15-year-old Bobby Moore III in 2012, the boy's mother is trying to get the city and a former police chief back into the case.

Arkansas food fraudster gets probation, must repay $333,136

A 26-year-old man who admitted working with his aunt and uncle to defraud a federal program that provided food for needy children was sentenced Tuesday to three years' probation.

Man admits guilt in pill scheme

A land surveyor admitted Tuesday that he helped Christopher Grant Watson, then a pharmacist and co-owner of the Perry County Food and Drug store in Perryville, carry out a five-year conspiracy to distribute hydrocodone without an effective prescription.

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Darren McFadden files 2nd suit over finances

Darren McFadden, the Dallas Cowboys running back who was once an Arkansas Razorback, filed a second lawsuit Friday in federal court in Little Rock over the management of his finances in his younger days.

Air-base embezzlement admitted

Ex-staff sergeant tells court he stole $360,000 over 4 years

A former staff sergeant at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville admitted Wednesday in federal court that he stole $360,951.94 in government funds to buy items that he then sold at a pawn shop for personal profit.

Little Rock Air Force Base embezzlement admitted; ex-staff sergeant tells court he stole $360,000

A former staff sergeant at Little Rock Air Force Base in Jacksonville admitted Wednesday in federal court that he stole $360,951.94 in government funds to buy items that he then sold at a pawn shop for personal profit.

Ex-U.S. agent from Arkansas sentenced for conflict-of-interest deal

A former U.S. Department of Agriculture contractor was sentenced Monday to three years' probation and was ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for awarding a contract to a company in which his wife had a financial interest.

U.S. files to seize homes, business

Mabelvale game room target

The federal government filed a petition Monday to seize what it calls "an illegal gambling business" in Mabelvale and two homes -- one on Chenal Circle and the other in Alabama -- that it says the business owner purchased with gambling proceeds.