Arkansas police said Friday a death row inmate whose execution was halted last year was taken to the hospital after prison officials told investigators he had attempted suicide.
An Arkansas judge charged with breaking judicial ethics rules for participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration the same day he blocked the state from using an execution drug says a disciplinary panel should dismiss its case against him.
An Arkansas judge has blocked a voter ID law that’s nearly identical to a measure the state’s highest court found unconstitutional about four years ago.
A lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ new voter ID law has been filed, arguing the requirement causes the same problems as a nearly identical law that was struck down four years ago.
Arkansas Supreme Court justices have asked a federal court to dismiss a lawsuit by a judge who was barred from considering execution-related cases after blocking the use of a lethal injection drug and participating in an anti-death penalty demonstration.
One of the nine black students who famously integrated Central High School in Little Rock in 1957 says the images of a white supremacist rally in Virginia last month immediately reminded her of the mobs she faced 60 years ago.
Arkansas has a new supply of a controversial lethal injection drug months after the state put four men to death over an eight-day period, officials said Thursday, as the state prepared to set an execution date for an inmate.
Arkansas’ top prison official says two disturbances at a maximum security facility began when prisoners managed to escape solitary fenced in areas during their recreation breaks.
A black teenager pointed a BB gun that looked like a handgun at police before he was fatally shot by officers outside an emergency youth center in eastern Arkansas, a prosecutor said in announcing no charges would be filed against the officers.
Two eastern Arkansas police officers won’t face charges in the fatal shooting of a black teenager outside an emergency youth shelter, a prosecutor said Wednesday.