Police Beat | 04-25-17

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 16:17

The parade

Wildlife officers round up poachers, illegal hunters

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 15:23

Springdale residents arrested in elk-poaching case

Arkansas prepares for 1st double execution in US since 2000

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 09:31

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Two condemned Arkansas killers who admit they're guilty but fear their poor health could lead to extreme pain during lethal injections set for Monday might become the first inmates put to death in a double execution in the U.S. in more than 16 years.
Jack Jones and...

Conway man suspected of neglecting autistic son

Mon, 04/24/2017 - 08:52

Authorities are investigating a neglect complaint against a Conway man after police found an autistic 20-year-old man covered in feces wandering the city wearing only a diaper.

Teen murder suspect gets mental evaluation

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 15:24

A Conway teen accused in the July 2015 double murder will undergo one more mental evaluation to determine whether she is fit to proceed with trial.

Police Beat | 04-21-17

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 13:33

By Alex Kienlen

The Latest: Court allows Arkansas to use execution drug

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 16:26

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on Arkansas' efforts to carry out executions before the end of April (all times local):
4:15 p.m.
The Arkansas Supreme Court is allowing the state to use a lethal injection drug in upcoming executions, despite a supplier's complaint that it was...

Small towns lose police chiefs

Fri, 04/21/2017 - 12:26

Two small Faulkner County towns lost their police chiefs last week.

Former deputy asking permission to have guns

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 15:51

A former Faulkner County sheriff’s deputy convicted of third-degree battery has asked permission to have a gun.

Arkansas officials ask courts to clear path for executions

Thu, 04/20/2017 - 14:52

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas prepared again Thursday to conduct its first executions since 2005, wary and weary after a series of court decisions gutted its unprecedented plan to put eight men to death before the end of the month.
Lawyers for the state were asking courts to clear a...