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FOX 16 Little Rock
OK Man Sentenced to Prison for Medicaid Fraud in ARRutledge announced Friday the conviction of a Pocola, Oklahoma man for Medicaid
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 3 hours ago
Rutledge announced Friday the conviction of a Pocola, Oklahoma man for Medicaid fraud. Shawn Howard pleaded guilty in Pulaski County Circuit Court and was sentenced to five years in the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC), with an... Read more
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WVVA Bluefield
Virginia man sentenced over Facebook post on father's deatha Facebook post. The Roanoke Times reports 27-year-old James A. Burton was to
WVVA Bluefield / Posted 6 hours ago
a Facebook post. The Roanoke Times reports 27-year-old James A. Burton was to be released after entering an Alford plea in Pulaski County court. In an Alford plea a defendant maintains his or her innocence but admits enough evidence exists to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock woman pushes officer after saying she had been assaulted, police saycrack cocaine during the struggle. Dunbar faces charges of resisting arrest, t
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
crack cocaine during the struggle. Dunbar faces charges of resisting arrest, third-degree assault, disorderly conduct and possession of a controlled substance. She was being held Friday morning at the Pulaski County jail in lieu of a $5,000... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
North Little Rock crowd warms to tax-bump plan8.5 percent, which includes a 1 percent sales tax voters passed in March 2000,
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 hours ago
8.5 percent, which includes a 1 percent sales tax voters passed in March 2000, a 6.5 percent state tax and a 1 percent Pulaski County tax. "He's a very persuasive speaker," Nancy Baxter said after Smith's presentation Thursday. "I'm sure it... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR mayor unveils plan to quell violencewitness-intimidation penalties and pay for GPS monitoring for parolees living i
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 14 hours ago
witness-intimidation penalties and pay for GPS monitoring for parolees living in Little Rock. He said he will work with the Pulaski County prosecutor’s office to revisit how domestic violence cases are prosecuted, with the goal to reduce the... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Trump's Recently Disclosed Putin Conversation Is 'Nixon All Over Again'Carter's phrase 'When I left the United States' was translated into 'when I aba
KERA North Texas / Posted 15 hours ago
Carter's phrase 'When I left the United States' was translated into 'when I abandoned the United States.' A reference to 'Pulaski County' came out 'Pulaski Duchy.'" By day two of the trip, the interpreter had been replaced. Yet another story,... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Trump's Recently Disclosed Putin Conversation Is 'Nixon All Over Again'Carter's phrase 'When I left the United States' was translated into 'when I aba
KPBS San Diego / Posted 15 hours ago
Carter's phrase 'When I left the United States' was translated into 'when I abandoned the United States.' A reference to 'Pulaski County' came out 'Pulaski Duchy.'" By day two of the trip, the interpreter had been replaced. Yet another story,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR officer, wounded man ID'd in shootingDepartment spokesman Steve Moore said Thursday that charges against Avila are p
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
Department spokesman Steve Moore said Thursday that charges against Avila are pending. Avila was not listed on the Pulaski County jail roster. Court records show that Avila was convicted of robbery and theft of property in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$1.9M in grants buoy two NW drug courtsdrug court programs. Mississippi County was the latest to adopt a program in 20
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
drug court programs. Mississippi County was the latest to adopt a program in 2015. The state's largest program is in Pulaski County, which began in 1994 and now includes 502 defendants, according to state figures. With the boost in funding,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Care aide doing time for death adds fraud pleawide and more than 5 inches long. State Assistant Attorney General Emily Abbot
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 hours ago
wide and more than 5 inches long. State Assistant Attorney General Emily Abbott, who prosecuted the fraud case, told Pulaski County Circuit Judge Leon Johnson that Howard fraudulently billed Medicaid for $23,980 in services he did not perform... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Crime Stoppers in Little Rock, does it really work?program that allows people to give police information anonymously. Central Ark
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 21 hours ago
program that allows people to give police information anonymously. Central Arkansas Crime Stoppers is operated by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office. It shares the tips people leave with whichever agency is handling that case. "You know,... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Federal Prosecutor Credits New Task Force with Arrests Following LR Mass Shootingagencies decided to take a stand. Harris said about 20 members from his office
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
agencies decided to take a stand. Harris said about 20 members from his office, the Little Rock Police Department, Pulaski County Sheriff's Office, Arkansas State Police, Arkansas Community Correction, Sixth Judicial District Prosecuting... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Governor's Task Force: GET Rock, investigating crimes, making arrestsabout the newly named task force, GET ROCK: the Gang Enforcement Team. Who all
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
about the newly named task force, GET ROCK: the Gang Enforcement Team. Who all makes up GET ROCK? "It's Little Rock, it's Pulaski County, it's Arkansas State Police, It's Arkansas Community Corrections, It's the 6th Judicial Prosecuting Attorney's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock mayor's plan to reduce violence in city includes intervenor program, police recruitmentbe composed of up to 20 officials from various local, state and federal agencie
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
be composed of up to 20 officials from various local, state and federal agencies. An idea considered earlier this month in Pulaski County Quorum Court to enact prohibitions against concerts or performers with lyrics that could potentially “promote... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
No Signs of Arson in Cotham's FireSCOTT, Ark. - The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has closed its investi
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
SCOTT, Ark. - The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has closed its investigation of a fire that destroyed Cotham's Mercantile in Scott. Authorities say there were no signs of arson in the blaze that burned the historic restaurant on May 29. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Warrant issued in shooting at park outside Little RockThe Pulaski County sheriff's office has identified a suspect in a Tuesday eveni
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The Pulaski County sheriff's office has identified a suspect in a Tuesday evening shooting that injured one person at a park outside Little Rock. In a Wednesday news release, authorities said a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joe Kelly,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Woman charged in auto break-ins at North Little Rock parkwith multiple counts of breaking or entering, according to arrest reports. Dea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
with multiple counts of breaking or entering, according to arrest reports. Dean, who was already an inmate at the Pulaski County jail, was taken on Wednesday to the North Little Rock Investigations Division, where she was questioned about... Read more
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Arkansas Business
Investigation Closed into Fire at Cotham's in ScottSCOTT — The cause of a fire that destroyed an iconic Arkansas restaurant has be
Arkansas Business / Posted yesterday
SCOTT — The cause of a fire that destroyed an iconic Arkansas restaurant has been ruled undetermined. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that an investigation into the May 30 fire at Cotham's Mercantile found no indication of arson... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
TOP TEN: Week's most expensive houses sold in Little Rockbelow are the ten most expensive houses sold in Little Rock during the week of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
below are the ten most expensive houses sold in Little Rock during the week of June 12-16. “Sold” refers to the date on which the real estate deed was recorded by the Pulaski County circuit clerk, irrespective of t... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
LR board vet Cazort seeks city realty slotRock has brought quiet-title action at least nine times since January 2013, acc
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Rock has brought quiet-title action at least nine times since January 2013, according to a review of online Pulaski County court records. The full-time staff in the city attorney's office handled most of those cases, but the city... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arson is ruled out in Cotham's blazefire that destroyed Cotham's Mercantile in Scott remains unknown, but no eviden
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
fire that destroyed Cotham's Mercantile in Scott remains unknown, but no evidence suggested it was intentionally set, the Pulaski County sheriff's office said in a news release Wednesday. The sheriff's office said deputies "followed up on leads... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Police beatwith multiple counts of breaking or entering, according to arrest reports. Dea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
with multiple counts of breaking or entering, according to arrest reports. Dean, who was already an inmate at the Pulaski County jail, was taken on Wednesday to the North Little Rock Investigations Division, where she was questioned about... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Bail reset in deadly shootingA Pulaski County Circuit judge reset a Little Rock man's bail in a fatal shooti
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
A Pulaski County Circuit judge reset a Little Rock man's bail in a fatal shooting after the man's arrest with a gun while awaiting trial. Kihilil Deeshun Foley had been held without bail for about three weeks after his arrest last month on a... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Investigation closed into fire at iconic Arkansas restaurantSCOTT, Ark. (AP) - The cause of a fire that destroyed an iconic Arkansas restau
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
SCOTT, Ark. (AP) - The cause of a fire that destroyed an iconic Arkansas restaurant has been ruled undetermined. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office said Wednesday that an investigation into the May 30 fire at Cotham's Mercantile found no indication... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Cotham's Mercantile fire investigation comes to a closeSCOTT, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has closed the invest
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
SCOTT, Ark. (KTHV) -- The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office has closed the investigation of the Memorial Day fire that destroyed Cotham's Mercantile in Scott. The cause of the fire is undetermined, but no signs of arson were found during the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
College Station Shooting Suspect IdentifiedUPDATE: PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - Police are looking for a man involved in a shoo
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
UPDATE: PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - Police are looking for a man involved in a shooting at College Station Park on Tuesday. Authorities say, Joe Kelley, 53, shot the victim while he was standing in the parking lot of the park. Police say the shooting... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
North Little Rock Man Faces 300 Years In Prison For Child Porn Chargesdozen child pornography charges, according to Attorney General Leslie Rutledge.
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
dozen child pornography charges, according to Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. David Wayne Davis, 64, was found guilty by Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen of 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Man found guilty of child porn faces 300 years in prisonAn Arkansas man convicted Wednesday of child pornography could face up to 300 y
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
An Arkansas man convicted Wednesday of child pornography could face up to 300 years in prison. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen found David Wayne Davis, 64, of North Little Rock, guilty of 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No signs of arson found in fire that destroyed landmark central Arkansas restaurantfire that destroyed Cotham's Mercantile in Scott remains unknown, but no eviden
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
fire that destroyed Cotham's Mercantile in Scott remains unknown, but no evidence suggested it was intentionally set, the Pulaski County sheriff's office said in a news release Wednesday. The sheriff's office said deputies "followed up on leads... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Sheriff's office identifies suspect in shooting at park outside of Little RockThe Pulaski County sheriff's office has identified a suspect in a Tuesday eveni
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The Pulaski County sheriff's office has identified a suspect in a Tuesday evening shooting a park outside of Little Rock that injured one person. In a Wednesday news release, authorities said a warrant has been issued for the arrest of Joe Kelly,... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
NLR Man Sentenced for Child Porn Faces up to 300 years in PrisonLITTLE ROCK, Ark.(News release) – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge ann
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark.(News release) – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced today that a Pulaski County man is facing up to 300 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction and a potential fine of up to $300,000 on child exploitation... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Pulaski Co. Sheriff's Office starts rock hunt for studentsThe Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is recruiting some new detectives. These i
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 2 days ago
The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office is recruiting some new detectives. These investigators, though, are actually local students. The Sheriff’s Office has started a rock scavenger hunt in order to encourage students to learn more about local... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
North Little Rock man charged with burglary after returning to home he broke intostole the items from the home. The resident told police he and Hudgins did not
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
stole the items from the home. The resident told police he and Hudgins did not know each other. Hudgins faces a charge of burglary. He was being held without bail Wednesday morning at the Pulaski County jail. A court date is scheduled for July... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man accused of backing vehicle into central Arkansas parole officeof the office at 2679 Pike Avenue, the report said. The report, which estimate
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
of the office at 2679 Pike Avenue, the report said. The report, which estimated damage to the building at more than $5,000, did not say if McDowell is on parole or probation. He was not listed on Pulaski County jail's inmate roster Tuesday... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man, 55, shot twice at park outside Little RockA 55-year-old man was shot two times Tuesday evening at a park in College Stati
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
A 55-year-old man was shot two times Tuesday evening at a park in College Station, according to a spokesman from the Pulaski County sheriff's office. The shooting occurred at a park in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike in College Station about 6:30... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
No delay; Maggio off to prisonoffice in downtown Little Rock. Acting U.S. Attorney Patrick Harris said Monda
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
office in downtown Little Rock. Acting U.S. Attorney Patrick Harris said Monday that Maggio will be incarcerated in the Pulaski County jail or a lockup in Tennessee until the Federal Bureau of Prisons assigns him to a prison. Maggio has... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Superintendent, lawyers fired by county schoolsJerry Guess is out as superintendent of the Pulaski County Special School Distr
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Jerry Guess is out as superintendent of the Pulaski County Special School District, and Janice Warren is now the interim leader of the 12,000-student district for the coming school year, through June 30, 2018. The district's School Board voted 7-0... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
NLR man convicted on child-porn chargesWayne Davis, a married father of three and grandfather to seven, did not testif
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Wayne Davis, a married father of three and grandfather to seven, did not testify during the daylong trial before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen. At Davis' request, the judge decided the case without a jury. Griffen... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Police beat55-year-old man was shot two times Tuesday evening at a park in College Station
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
55-year-old man was shot two times Tuesday evening at a park in College Station, according to a spokesman from the Pulaski County sheriff's office. The shooting occurred at a park in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike in College Station about... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Boxer Taylor faces charges after disputebills." Last month, Taylor did not appear at a hearing related to Hinton's law
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
bills." Last month, Taylor did not appear at a hearing related to Hinton's lawsuit, with Taylor's representatives telling Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza that the boxer was in Florida with no money and no intention of making it to the... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
PCSSD fires superintendent, appoints interim replacementLITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The Pulaski County Special School District fired Sup
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) - The Pulaski County Special School District fired Superintendent Dr. Jerry Guess Tuesday afternoon after a special meeting was called to discuss cutting the district's partnership with the Robert P. Allen Law Firm. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
1 shot at park outside Little Rock, sheriff saysOne person was shot in the leg and hand at a park in College Station, the Pulas
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
One person was shot in the leg and hand at a park in College Station, the Pulaski County sheriff's office said. Deputies were called about 6:30 p.m. Tuesday to the shooting at a park in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike, spokesman Lt. Cody Burk said in... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
PCSSD Fires its SuperintendentDr. Jerry Guess Dr. Jerry Guess PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - The Pulaski County Spe
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
Dr. Jerry Guess Dr. Jerry Guess PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - The Pulaski County Special School District (PCSSD) fired Superintendent Dr. Jerry Guess at a Tuesday night meeting. Dr. Guess had been in the role since 2011. The decision came after Dr. Guess... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Shooting near the College Station Community Injures 1PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - One person is recovering after being shot Tuesday evenin
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - One person is recovering after being shot Tuesday evening in the College Station community park in the 3800 block of Frazier Pike, near the Little Rock Airport. Police say the shooting happened around 6:30 p.m. The victim was... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pulaski County school board terminates superintendent, dismisses law firmThe school board for the Pulaski County Special School District terminated its
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The school board for the Pulaski County Special School District terminated its superintendent and dismissed the Allen P. Roberts law firm as its legal representative Tuesday evening. The vote comes one day after the superintendent, Jerry Guess, said... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Board announces special meeting day after Pulaski County schools chief says he'll leave if directedThe school board for the Pulaski County Special School District will hold a spe
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The school board for the Pulaski County Special School District will hold a special meeting at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday to discuss the district's legal representation by the Allen P. Roberts law firm. The special meeting will be at the district's... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Boxer Jermain Taylor arrested after woman threatened, bitten at Arkansas home, police saydude. AR Dem/Gaz on June 23rd - "Representatives for Jermain Taylor, a former
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
dude. AR Dem/Gaz on June 23rd - "Representatives for Jermain Taylor, a former Olympian and world champion boxer, informed Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza on Thursday that Taylor was in Florida, with no money and no intention of making... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Start prison term, court tells Maggioat Texarkana, Texas, but the decision is up to the bureau. In the interim, the
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
at Texarkana, Texas, but the decision is up to the bureau. In the interim, the U.S. marshal would have Maggio held in the Pulaski County jail or a lockup in Tennessee, Harris said. The government appointed Hall to represent Maggio after Maggio... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
School chief: Will leave if board directsJerry Guess, superintendent of the Pulaski County Special School District, said
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
Jerry Guess, superintendent of the Pulaski County Special School District, said Monday that he "and my lawyers of choice" have "lost the confidence" of the district's School Board and that he will leave the district's employment if directed to do so... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Attorney fees awarded in Medicaid-hours suitJanuary of this year, Ledgerwood joined six other Medicaid recipients, also rep
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
January of this year, Ledgerwood joined six other Medicaid recipients, also represented by Legal Aid, in filing a Pulaski County Circuit Court lawsuit contending that the department also didn't adequately notify the public before it began... Read more
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