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  1. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 24, 2016 | NWAonline

    There was a new feature of the Arkansas bulletin this week. The exact condition of truck gardens and the location is given by towns on the bulletin, considered a great aid to the gardeners, and shows place where products can be marketed to advantage.


  2. Never bribed DHS exec, Suhl tells juryRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 20, 2016 | NWAonline

    Ted Suhl took the witness stand Tuesday in his own defense, repeatedly telling a federal jury that he "absolutely did not" pay bribes to a former state official, Steven B. Jones, nor take any other illegal actions to benefit his businesses, which Jones' department regulated. In keeping with defense attorneys' contention that he was framed by a con man turned government informant, the 51-year-old from northern Randolph County, near the Missouri border, said his secretly FBI-monitored telephone conversations and visits with an informant between 2007 and 2011 were misunderstood. 5 comments

  3. Witness: Got cash, gave Suhl nothingRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 19, 2016 | NWAonline

    The former state official whom businessman Ted Suhl is accused of bribing testified Monday that he didn't consider the cash payments he received indirectly from Suhl to be bribes and that he never used his position to benefit Suhl's businesses. Steven B. Jones, who was deputy director of the state Department of Human Services from 2007 through 2011, the same time period federal prosecutors say he took thousands of dollars from Suhl, acknowledged knowing that the source of the cash he received through a middleman was from Suhl.


  4. Witness: Paid to set up mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2016 | NWAonline

    A West Memphis man with extensive social and political connections in eastern Arkansas testified Friday about a series of meetings he arranged years ago between two of his friends, a wealthy businessman and a high-ranking state official, to further the exchange of money for official favors. But defense attorneys for the businessman, 51-year-old Ted Suhl of Warm Springs, questioned whether Phillip Wayne Carter, the former West Memphis alderman and juvenile probation officer who spent much of the day on the witness stand, was actually trying to "play" his friends off each other to make money for himself. 10 comments

  5. Suhl's bid for action by official is heardRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2016 | NWAonline

    As testimony began Wednesday in the bribery trial of north Arkansas businessman Ted Suhl, jurors heard his voice, captured on a federal wiretap in 2011, insisting that a state official "put a stop to" a state program that was causing Suhl's mental-health businesses to lose clients and money. Ted Suhl leaves the federal courthouse in Little Rock on Wednesday with family members after the first day of his bribery tri... Suhl told Phillip Carter, then a Crittenden County probation officer, to be sure to relay to his friend Steven Jones of Marion, then the deputy director of the state Department of Human Services, the need to discontinue a pilot program in northeast Arkansas. 6 comments

  6. Judge: Ruling is no out for SuhlRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 9, 2016 | NWAonline

    Warm Springs businessman Ted Suhl remains scheduled for a federal bribery trial next week after a judge decided Friday that a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling in a Virginia bribery case merely confirms that Suhl's charges "should be left to a properly instructed jury." U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson issued a six-page order Friday afternoon denying a last-minute effort by Suhl's attorneys to have his indictment thrown out based on the June 27 high court ruling.


  7. Man gets life sentence for robberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 11, 2016 | NWAonline

    A Crittenden County Circuit Court judge sentenced a Marion man to life in prison after he was convicted of aggravated robbery and commission of the crime with a firearm, Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington of Jonesboro said Thursday. Circuit Judge Ralph Wilson of Osceola rendered the life sentence to Coleman as a habitual offender.


  8. 2 charged in fraud with Medicaid billsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 28, 2016 | NWAonline

    Two Crittenden County women have been arrested on charges accusing them of billing the state Medicaid program for home-based services they didn't provide, state Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced Wednesday. Pamela Pollard, 36, of Marion and Lacasha Perry, 38, of West Memphis were each arrested on one count of Medicaid fraud, Rutledge said in a news release.


  9. Witness's death not cause to end case against Arkansas businessman, U.S. arguesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 23, 2016 | NWAonline

    Ted Suhl's argument that federal charges against him should be dropped because they weren't filed until after the death of a witness who would have exculpated him are "pure speculation" and should be discounted, government attorneys say. The attorneys for the U.S. Department of Justice also said in a filing that Suhl cannot show that the delay in indicting him prejudiced him or that the government deliberately delayed the indictment as part of a tactical maneuver.


  10. Living Legacy Awards event honors three for commitmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2016 | NWAonline

    The event, which took place April 9 in the ballroom of Embassy Suites in Little Rock, highlights "the service and commitment of those ... who continue to demonstrate a commitment to the principles and philosophy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.," who was a member of Alpha Phi Alpha. The 2016 honorees were lawyer Tjuana Byrd; the Rev.


  11. Ex-DHS deputy, friend get prison for briberyRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2016 | NWAonline

    Steven Jones, former deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services, leaves the federal courthouse in Little Rock with his wife, Susan, after his sentencing Thursday. A former state official who took bribes that benefited a business owner, and the official's acquaintance who helped pass along the bribes, were sentenced Thursday to terms in federal prison.


  12. Ex-DHS official, ex-city councilman sentenced in bribery schemeRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 18, 2016 | NWAonline

    Two former officials from Marion - one in state government and the other in law enforcement - were sentenced Thursday for their involvement in a bribery scheme, U.S. Attorney Christopher Thyer said in a statement. Steven B. Jones, 51, who previously served as deputy director of the Arkansas Department of Human Services, was sentenced to 30 months in prison. 2 comments

  13. Prison urged for ex-DHS official JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 29, 2016 | NWAonline

    As a former high-ranking state official, Steven Jones should be sentenced to 2A1 2 years in federal prison for accepting bribes to benefit the owner of two mental-health service providers Jones oversaw, a federal prosecutor said Thursday. The recommendation was contained in a memorandum filed in advance of Jones' sentencing hearing, which is set for Feb. 18 before U.S. District Judge Billy Roy Wilson.


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