The Senate Judiciary Committee on Wednesday advanced legislation that would allow lawmakers to defer jury duty service when they are called into session.
Two separate shootings Feb. 14 have led to three people being charged with murder, according to Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Shue.
A 31-year-old Florida man was arrested on accusations of driving a 14-year-old Beebe girl to his home state, police said Monday.
A Little Rock man known to police as a Crips gang member saw his $1 million bail cut to $150,000 on Tuesday after his lawyer said the 32-year-old defendant was protecting himself when he fatally shot a man in a city nightclub last year.
A Fayetteville man pleaded innocent Monday to a capital murder charge in the death of a woman whose body was dumped along Interstate 49 the day after Christmas.
Little Rock Police arrested William Mobbs, 22, of Mabel-vale on Wednesday in two theft cases in the past week, according to an arrest report.
A 22-year-old DeQueen man killed his mother, stepfather, and sister inside an Elkins home after an argument escalated between him and his mother on Tuesday, according to a report from the Madison County prosecuting attorney.
Members of the Little Rock Board of Directors approved a symbolic resolution Tuesday expressing support for efforts in the Legislature to pass a bill adding enhanced penalties for hate crimes.
Little Rock police on Wednesday released the name of a man who was reportedly found slain inside a vehicle at a Walmart Supercenter.
Little Rock Mayor Frank Scott, Jr.'s brother is poised to be cleared of criminal wrongdoing on mental-health grounds for stealing a truck holding two children, among other things, but what happens to Darrell Lamont Scott after that is up to a judge.
Little Rock police are investigating after a body was found in a parked car at the Walmart on South Shackleford Road Tuesday afternoon.
A 31-year-old Florida man was arrested after reportedly driving a 14-year-old Beebe girl to his home state, police said Monday.
FORT SMITH -- Two separate shootings Feb. 14 led to three people being charged Monday with murder in Sebastian County Circuit Court, according to Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Shue.
Members of the Little Rock Board of Directors are scheduled tonight to take up a symbolic resolution expressing support for state legislation on hate crimes after the mayor and a city director endorsed swift action intended to back a proposal by state lawmakers.
A Pulaski County sheriff's deputy arrested a man Monday afternoon in west Little Rock in the theft of a truck earlier that morning, according to an arrest report.
A disappointing update to a troubling Batson case we’ve previously covered, Broadnax v. Davis. In a recent opinion, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit did exactly what we feared it might, ruling that the shocking and rare evidence of racial discrimination was procedurally barred from consideration. Let’s be clear: we’re talking about the prosecution of a 20-year old Black defendant who was convicted and sentenced to death by a jury that would have been all-white, had the trial judge not intervened and forced the state to take one juror of color that it tried to strike. This is a case where the prosecution’s own documents prove they were tracking the race of potential jurors and where the state used its peremptory strikes in its quest to eliminate all potential jurors of color. It just doesn’t get much more absurd or representative of the broken system than that. As they have done many times before in capital cases with crucially-important evidence of racial discrimination, the Fifth Circuit denied Broadnax’s appeal, thus ending this legal path to get the evidence considered on its merits. Broadnax is a Dallas case, so the Fifth Circuit’s decision to block consideration of an alleged Batson violation is particularly outrageous because the Dallas District Attorney’s Office has already been rebuked by the courts for its atrocious practices regarding racial discrimination during jury selection. The U.S. Supreme Court putView Full Post;