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Arkansas Court Won't Pull Prosecutor From Opioid Lawsuit

by Associated Press 4/6/2018 2:28 pm

Arkansas' highest court has rejected the attorney general's effort to force a prosecutor to withdraw from a lawsuit filed by a coalition of local governments against opioid manufacturers and distributors.

Jonesboro Restaurant Owner Charged with Human Trafficking

by Associated Press 2/7/2018 2:39 pm

A northeast Arkansas restaurant owner has been charged with human trafficking and rape.

In the Jury Box (Gwen Moritz Editor's Note)

by Gwen Moritz 9/5/2016 12:00 am

The American public is as woefully ignorant on the difference between criminal and civil law as it is on personal finance. Even those of us who aren’t attorneys need to understand the basics of the legal system just as those of us who aren’t financial professionals need to understand the basics of home economics.

Substitutes Cover for Circuit Judge Wade Naramore, Under Investigation

by Associated Press 1/6/2016 11:26 am

Substitute judges have been assigned to cover for Garland County Circuit Judge Wade Naramore since the summer death of his 1-year-old son.

Scott Ellington Closes Blytheville IRS Investigation

by Associated Press 11/1/2013 11:19 am

A prosecutor in northeast Arkansas has closed an investigation into the city of Blytheville's failure to pay $2 million in payroll tax withholdings.

Special Prosecutor Appointed for Paul Bookout Ethics Case

by Associated Press 8/20/2013 5:11 pm

A special prosecutor has been appointed to review the case of a Democratic state senator who was fined $8,000 and reprimanded by the state Ethics Commission.

Scott Ellington Calls for Special Prosecutor in Paul Bookout Case

by Associated Press 8/19/2013 5:10 pm

A prosecutor in northeast Arkansas is calling for a special prosecutor to review an ethics panel's findings about a Democratic state senator.

Rep. Rick Crawford Wins Second Term in 1st District

by Associated Press 11/6/2012 11:03 pm

Crawford defeated Democratic challenger Scott Ellington in Tuesday's election, keeping an eastern Arkansas House seat in the Republican Party's control. Crawford was elected in 2010 and is the first Republican to represent the district since Reconstruction.

Arkansas GOP Aims for Statehouse, Congressional Sweep

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/6/2012 8:53 am

Republicans looked to win a historic majority in Arkansas' Legislature and sweep its four congressional seats in Tuesday's election, while Democrats hoped that the popularity of a two-term governor would prevail over the dislike of President Barack Obama as voters cast their ballots.

Scott Ellington Challenges Rick Crawford for Arkansas US House

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/6/2012 8:22 am

Incumbent Rep. Rick Crawford was confident entering Tuesday's general election as he sought to keep his U.S. House seat despite Congress' inability to pass a farm bill.

Arkansas Candidates Make Final Pitch Before Election

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 11/5/2012 4:58 pm

Candidates fanned across Arkansas on Monday making their final pitches to voters before an election that could hand Republicans a majority in the state Legislature for the first time since Reconstruction.

East Arkansas U.S. House Rivals Clash on Budget Views

by Andrew DeMillo, The Associated Press 10/26/2012 7:48 am

Republican U.S. Rep. Rick Crawford said a constitutional amendment requiring a balanced budget is the only way to control the nation's debt, while Democratic challenger Scott Ellington said lawmakers need more self-control when it comes to spending as the

Rick Crawford, Scott Ellington to Debate Tonight at ASU

by Associated Press 10/25/2012 7:16 am

Republican U.S. Rep Rick Crawford and Democratic challenger Scott Ellington are set to meet for their only debate in the race for an east Arkansas congressional seat.

Rick Crawford, Scott Ellington to Speak to Delta Group

by Associated Press 10/23/2012 7:12 am

The two candidates for an east Arkansas congressional seat are among the speakers expected during a two-day conference of Delta leaders.

Turnout Light As Democrats to Choose Nominees in 2 Arkansas Runoffs

by Associated Press 6/12/2012 9:54 am

The prosecutor who agreed to free the West Memphis Three hopes to survive a challenge by an establishment-backed candidate in one of two runoff elections Tuesday for congressional seats in Arkansas.