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The State Police said Michael Graff , 29, a deputy in the Pulaski County jail, was taken into custody Monday night as a suspect in sexual assault of a female prisoner. A news release said a 26-year-old inmate being taken alone to the state McPherson Unit prison in Newport was allegedly assaulted by Graff south of Searcy. 1 comment
In today's gun news: * COURT REFUSES GREEN LIGHT FOR MACHINE GUNS: The Fifth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, a conservative bench , says a Texas man does not have a 2nd Amendment right to own a machine gun. This is well-settled law that the 5th Circuit declined to alter. Comment?
Harold Ott is the founder and primary researcher of Psych of the South , a record label dedicated to unearthing rare Arkansas pop history. The Paragons were a group from Searcy, Ark., that in 1965 traveled to Sun Studio in Memphis to record a British Invasion-flavored rendition of "Black and Blue," a song dating back to the 1920s. Comment?
KATV reports that election officials have apologized for a sign at a White County polling location that falsely indicated that voters had to have an ID in order to vote. The sign has now been removed. Comment?
A historical update on money and the Arkansas Supreme Court and what knowledge judicial candidates might or might not have about their backers: A student of the court points me to the swearing-in of new Court of Appeals judges on Feb. 15, 2013, a video helpfully archived on the Arkansas Supreme Court website. At the 24-minute mark, new Appellate Judge Rhonda Wood gives thanks for those who helped her reach the bench. Comment?
Three more members of the Arkansas Supreme Court issued individual statements today on retired Chief Justice Jim Hannah , who died Thursday in Searcy at the age of 71. From Justice Jo Hart: The opportunity to serve as an elected constitutional officer is a privilege known only to the citizens of a democracy. As a member of the Arkansas Supreme Court, Retired Chief Justice Jim Hannah enjoyed that privilege for fourteen years. 17 comments
Jim Hannah, a veteran judge who retired Sept. 1 as chief justice of the Arkansas Supreme Court because of poor health, died this morning. Comment?
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