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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Pox at Arkansas prison leads to quarantine of nearly 300 inmatesThe Arkansas Department of Correction quarantined nearly 300 inmates Thursday a
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Correction quarantined nearly 300 inmates Thursday after identifying five suspected cases of chickenpox, the agency said in a release. The group of inmates at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys will reportedly... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Nearly 300 Arkansas inmates quarantined after 5 cases of chicken pox suspected at prisonThe Arkansas Department of Correction quarantined nearly 300 inmates Thursday a
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
The Arkansas Department of Correction quarantined nearly 300 inmates Thursday after identifying five suspected cases of chicken pox, the agency said in a release. The group of inmates at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys will reportedly... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Inmate Dies One Day After Suffering Head Injury in PrisonPINE BLUFF, Ark. - An Inmate injured in a Tuesday morning incident at the Cummi
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
PINE BLUFF, Ark. - An Inmate injured in a Tuesday morning incident at the Cummins Prison unit in Grady has died. The Arkansas Department of Correction said in a news release that James Walker, 32, was taken to the hospital for treatment of a head... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Inmate Injured at Cummins PrisonState Police is looking into a Tuesday incident at the Cummins Prison unit in G
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
State Police is looking into a Tuesday incident at the Cummins Prison unit in Grady that left an inmate injured. The Arkansas Department of Correction said in a news release that James Walker, 32, was taken to the hospital for treatment of a... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailslabels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 4 days ago
labels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce told the Arkansas Department of Correction to give lawyer Steven Shults unredacted package inserts for recently acquired midazolam by... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State prison escapee found at N.C. motelnear the Delta Regional Unit in Dermott on June 20 when he ran into a cornfield
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
near the Delta Regional Unit in Dermott on June 20 when he ran into a cornfield, said Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction. Woodward made his way to a gas station, where he stole a white 2003 Ford F-250 pickup... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man pleads guilty to Marion killingof Marion was prepared to prosecute the case. Circuit Judge Randy Philhours of
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
of Marion was prepared to prosecute the case. Circuit Judge Randy Philhours of Paragould sentenced Bell to 30 years in the Arkansas Department of Correction. Bell was accused of shooting Christopher Leduc, 34, on Dec. 21 at Lakeshore Trailer Park... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Cell phone videos show disturbance at prisonlike the way we're looking at it right now but if we don't have to, that's we'r
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 5 days ago
like the way we're looking at it right now but if we don't have to, that's we're calling you," the second person said. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves said while he could not confirm the authenticity of the videos,... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Family Questions Inmates Death: 'We Just Want Answers'signs of drugs. He has since been cremated. But his ashes are as scattered as
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
signs of drugs. He has since been cremated. But his ashes are as scattered as the answers the family is receiving from the Arkansas Department of Correction. "We just want answers. What happened?" Answers they were promised within 3 months of... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailslabels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 5 days ago
labels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce told the Arkansas Department of Correction to give lawyer Steven Shults unredacted package inserts for recently acquired midazolam by... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailslabels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski
Stamford Advocate / Posted 5 days ago
labels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce told the Arkansas Department of Correction to give lawyer Steven Shults unredacted package inserts for recently acquired midazolam by... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailslabels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 5 days ago
labels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce told the Arkansas Department of Correction to give lawyer Steven Shults unredacted package inserts for recently acquired midazolam by... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailslabels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski
Connecticut Post / Posted 5 days ago
labels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce told the Arkansas Department of Correction to give lawyer Steven Shults unredacted package inserts for recently acquired midazolam by... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailslabels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski
The New Canaan News / Posted 5 days ago
labels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce told the Arkansas Department of Correction to give lawyer Steven Shults unredacted package inserts for recently acquired midazolam by... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailsFILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks to reporters at the Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce said Tuesday, Sept.... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailsFILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman
Fremont Tribune / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks to reporters at the Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce said Tuesday, Sept.... Read more
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Missoulian
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailsFILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman
Missoulian / Posted 5 days ago
FILE - In this Monday, April 24, 2017, file photo, Solomon Graves, a spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction, speaks to reporters at the Cummins Unit prison in Varner, Ark. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce said Tuesday, Sept.... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailslabels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 5 days ago
labels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce told the Arkansas Department of Correction to give lawyer Steven Shults unredacted package inserts for recently acquired midazolam by... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Arkansas judge: State must disclose execution drug detailslabels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski
Darien News-Review / Posted 5 days ago
labels that will identify the manufacturer of a lethal injection drug. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mackie Pierce told the Arkansas Department of Correction to give lawyer Steven Shults unredacted package inserts for recently acquired midazolam by... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Escaped Arkansas inmate captured in North Carolinacaptured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 5 days ago
captured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a cornfield in southeastern Arkansas. The Arkansas Department of Correction said Tuesday that Robert Woodward was taken into custody overnight by the U.S. Marshals... Read more
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WBTV Charlotte
Escaped Arkansas inmate captured in North Carolinacaptured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a
WBTV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
captured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a cornfield in southeastern Arkansas. The Arkansas Department of Correction said Tuesday that Robert Woodward was taken into custody overnight by the U.S. Marshals... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
June AR State Prison Escapee Caught in NC19): PINE BLUFF, Ark. - After nearly three months on the run, an Arkansas state
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
19): PINE BLUFF, Ark. - After nearly three months on the run, an Arkansas state prison inmate is back in custody. The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) said Tuesday morning that Robert Woodward was taken into custody overnight by the US... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Escaped Arkansas inmate captured in North Carolinacaptured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 5 days ago
captured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a cornfield in southeastern Arkansas. The Arkansas Department of Correction said Tuesday that Robert Woodward was taken into custody overnight by the U.S. Marshals... Read more
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WSOC-TV Charlotte
Escaped Arkansas inmate captured in North Carolinacaptured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a
WSOC-TV Charlotte / Posted 5 days ago
captured an escaped Arkansas inmate who disappeared in June while working in a cornfield in southeastern Arkansas. The Arkansas Department of Correction said Tuesday that Robert Woodward was taken into custody overnight by the U.S. Marshals... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Inmate recaptured 3 months after he fled while working outside Arkansas prison, authorities sayWoodward, 46, was taken into custody just after midnight Monday by the U.S. Mar
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Woodward, 46, was taken into custody just after midnight Monday by the U.S. Marshals Service in Hendersonville, N.C., said Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves. Woodward’s family is from North Carolina, Graves said. It was... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Escaped Arkansas inmate captured in North CarolinaPINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) – According to the Arkansas Department of Correction, a
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
PINE BLUFF, Ark. (KTHV) – According to the Arkansas Department of Correction, an inmate who escaped and stole a vehicle in June has been captured in North Carolina. 46-year-old Robert Woodward of Hot Springs escaped while working on a field utility... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansan convicted of conspiracy to commit rape dies after found unconscious in cell, agency saysin his one-man cell at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys about 10:17
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
in his one-man cell at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys about 10:17 p.m. According to a news release from the Arkansas Department of Correction, officers and medical staff then began emergency medical treatment, but Howard did not... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
AR Prison Inmate Death InvestigationFriday (Sept. 15, 2017) shortly after 10 p.m. at the East Arkansas Regional Uni
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
Friday (Sept. 15, 2017) shortly after 10 p.m. at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys (Lee County), according to an Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) news release issued on Monday. The release states that correctional officers found... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
F is for Failureto incarcerate these little desperadoes. The streetwise comparative shoppers am
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
to incarcerate these little desperadoes. The streetwise comparative shoppers among us will surely note that it costs the Arkansas Department of Correction much less than that to find a bunk for an adult inmate. Further disturbing details can be... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
3 inmates injured no longer in hospitalwho were injured in a disturbance at a state prison have returned to the facili
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 9 days ago
who were injured in a disturbance at a state prison have returned to the facility after being treated at area hospitals. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says the three inmates who were hospitalized after Thursday... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 inmates injured no longer in hospitalwho were injured in a disturbance at a state prison have returned to the facili
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
who were injured in a disturbance at a state prison have returned to the facility after being treated at area hospitals. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says the three inmates who were hospitalized after Thursday... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
3 inmates hurt after 'disturbance' at Arkansas prisonat a state prison, the latest in a series of incidents that are now under inves
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 9 days ago
at a state prison, the latest in a series of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says inmates broke windows and damaged surveillance equipment in a... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
3 inmates hurt after 'disturbance' at Arkansas prisonat a state prison, the latest in a series of incidents that are now under inves
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 9 days ago
at a state prison, the latest in a series of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says inmates broke windows and damaged surveillance equipment in a... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
3 inmates hurt after 'disturbance' at Arkansas prisonat a state prison, the latest in a series of incidents that are now under inves
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 9 days ago
at a state prison, the latest in a series of incidents that are now under investigation by Arkansas State Police. Arkansas Department of Correction spokesman Solomon Graves says inmates broke windows and damaged surveillance equipment in a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Three inmates injured in disturbance at Arkansas prisonArkansas prison left three inmates with injuries requiring treatment at a hospi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Arkansas prison left three inmates with injuries requiring treatment at a hospital, authorities said. A spokesman for the Arkansas Department of Correction said in an email that the disturbance at the Cummins Unit in Grady started around 11 p.m.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Inmate's bid to drop execution stay deniedto apply the same right to independent mental health examinations to Davis and
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
to apply the same right to independent mental health examinations to Davis and Ward, whose executions remain on hold. The Arkansas Department of Correction announced in August that it has again obtained a supply of drugs to carry out lethal... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Violence not prime in jailing of youthsages 11 to 19, in the year that ended June 30, spending as much as $87,000 per
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
ages 11 to 19, in the year that ended June 30, spending as much as $87,000 per child -- roughly $238 a day. It costs the Arkansas Department of Correction nearly $60 a day, on average, to house one adult inmate. In fiscal 2016, the state locked... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Inmate called unfit to face murder trialto be treated with hopes of restoring competency, Hunter's case is different be
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
to be treated with hopes of restoring competency, Hunter's case is different because he was already an inmate in the Arkansas Department of Correction at the time of the attacks on Mauldin and Allen. Hunter was assigned to the Miller County... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Lawsuit Filed in AR Prison Sex Abuse CaseLITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the A
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 16 days ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A federal civil rights lawsuit has been filed against the Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) and a former chaplain who's now imprisoned. The suit was filed Thursday on behalf of an inmate at the McPherson Unit in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Lawyer sues for label of lead-off execution doseis suing to force them to disclose the drug's labeling materials. This is Stev
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 16 days ago
is suing to force them to disclose the drug's labeling materials. This is Steven Shults' second time this year to take the Arkansas Department of Correction to Pulaski County Circuit Court over a complaint that department Director Wendy Kelley is... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
20-old Pine Bluff native running for Jefferson County Sheriffthe sheriff." In a press release, Culclager said he has several years of leade
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 17 days ago
the sheriff." In a press release, Culclager said he has several years of leadership experience as well as working for the Arkansas Department of Correction and the Jefferson County Sheriff's Office Detention Center. Culclager also graduated from... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Arkansas State Police investigating deaths of 2 inmates at separate units- The Arkansas State Police are investigating the deaths of two inmates who die
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
- The Arkansas State Police are investigating the deaths of two inmates who died in different units. According to the Arkansas Department of Correction, 30-year-old Cody Brickner was found dead inside his cell on September 2. He was serving a... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
AR State Police Investigating Two Inmate DeathsPINE BLUFF, Ark. - The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) has referred two
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 19 days ago
PINE BLUFF, Ark. - The Arkansas Department of Correction (ADC) has referred two inmate deaths to Arkansas State Police (ASP) for investigation. The local coroner and state medical examiner were also notified. The following inmate deaths are now... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
lover's claim of threat ended 32 years in hidingin prison in that case. In both criminal cases, Dishman entered a guilty plea
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
in prison in that case. In both criminal cases, Dishman entered a guilty plea before going to trial. According to the Arkansas Department of Correction website, Dishman had four more burglary charges from the early 1980s in Benton County. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
In county, city, taxes up for voteconducted inspections of the jail and noted it was too crowded each time. Last
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
conducted inspections of the jail and noted it was too crowded each time. Last month, Montgomery sent eight inmates to the Arkansas Department of Correction, dropping the number of prisoners in his jail to 98. When prisoners outnumber the beds in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Tattoo rule sticks for prison guardsA blanket ban on visible tattoos remains set in ink for security staff of the A
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 days ago
A blanket ban on visible tattoos remains set in ink for security staff of the Arkansas Department of Correction, at least for now, prison officials said Thursday. The Board of Corrections approved a new grooming policy Thursday granting the prison... Read more
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Northeast Arkansas Town Crier
State Capital Week in Reviewremaining legal issue is a challenge by the pharmaceutical supplier that sold a
Northeast Arkansas Town Crier / Posted 26 days ago
remaining legal issue is a challenge by the pharmaceutical supplier that sold another of the lethal injection drugs to the Arkansas Department of Correction. It is vecuronium bromide. The company contends in court that state officials bought the... Read more
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EuroNews
Arkansas Ready to Execute Again: 'Delusional' Killer Gets Date With DeathBraden, said Friday after Gov. Asa Hutchinson set the execution date. "Mr. Gre
EuroNews / Posted 30 days ago
Braden, said Friday after Gov. Asa Hutchinson set the execution date. "Mr. Greene has long held a fixed delusion that the Arkansas Department of Correction is conspiring with his attorneys to cover up injuries that he believes corrections officers... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Arkansas governor sets execution after state gets new drugThis undated photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction… AP News
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 30 days ago
This undated photo provided by the Arkansas Department of Correction… AP News | 08/25/17 08:08 AM LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) -- Arkansas' governor on Friday set a November execution date for a... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Gov. Hutchinson sets execution date for Jack Greenefederal defender, said that Greene "suffers from severe mental illness." "Gree
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 30 days ago
federal defender, said that Greene "suffers from severe mental illness." "Greene has long held a fixed delusion that the Arkansas Department of Correction is conspiring with his attorneys to cover up injuries that he believes corrections officers... Read more
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