Arkansas board urges rejection of 3rd execution clemency bid

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 17:51

LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Parole Board recommended Wednesday that an inmate’s request to be spared from lethal injection be rejected, the third clemency bid knocked down this week as the state prepares an unprecedented plan to conduct four double executions over 10 days in April.

Child porn leads Conway man to 210 years in prison

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:30

A Conway man convicted of child porn was sentenced to 210 years in prison Tuesday.

The Latest: Arkansas panel votes against inmate clemency bid

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:22

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — The Latest on (all times local):
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The Arkansas Parole Board is recommending the governor reject a convicted murderer's request to be spared from lethal injection next month, knocking down one of several efforts to halt the state's unprecedented plan...

CPD seeks help to identify theft suspects

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 14:22

The Conway Police Department is seeking the public’s help to identify and locate three theft suspects.

Judge denies doctor’s suppression request

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 16:17

A Faulkner County judge denied a 62-year-old Conway doctor accused of rape’s request to suppress evidence obtained via two search warrants.

Arkansas death row inmate asks court to halt execution

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 12:37

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — One of eight Arkansas death row inmates facing lethal injection next month is asking the state's highest court to block his execution so evidence from his murder trial can be retested.
Stacey Eugene Johnson asked the state Supreme Court Wednesday to stay his...

Police Beat

Wed, 03/29/2017 - 09:14

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Yesterdays

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 15:54

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Transfer hearing set in teen’s battery case

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 16:50

A Faulkner County judge scheduled a May juvenile transfer hearing in a felony battery case against a 17-year-old Conway boy.

Police Beat

Tue, 03/28/2017 - 08:42

Dance revolution, Down and busted