Pulaski County Newswire (Page 2)

Pulaski County Newswire (Page 2)

Comprehensive Real-Time News Feed for Pulaski County, AR. (Page 2)

Results 21 - 40 of 1,098 in Pulaski County, AR

  1. Judge: LR's using code to evict violates rightsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | NWAonline

    Pulaski County Circuit Judge Alice Gray said Tuesday that she's preparing to strike down a section of the fire code as unconstitutional in response to a legal challenge by tenants of a Little Rock apartment complex whom city officials tried to evict after discovering dangerous conditions at the property. Still pending before the judge is a decision on whether the tenants, Melody Branch and Carolyn Ford, have grounds to sue Alexander Apartments for violations of the city building code found by city inspectors.

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  2. School levy's stretch soughtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 15 | NWAonline

    A proposal to extend the collection of 14.8 debt-service mills by 13 years as a way to finance school construction and repairs in the Pulaski County Special School District is on track to go to voters at a special May 9 election. The district's School Board voted unanimously Tuesday night to seek an extension of the tax levy to 2043.

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  3. Woman - lost in meth land' gets another chanceRead the original story

    Tuesday Feb 14 | Southwest Times

    A Fairlawn woman who told police she was "lost in meth land" has a chance to get control of her drug addiction and possibly have her seven felony charges dismissed. "This is a very serious opportunity for you," Pulaski County Circuit Court Judge Bradley Finch told Kelsea Bliss Monette, 27, who was charged with making methamphetamine twice in six months.

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  4. Tragedy in Wrightsville: What really happened in 1959?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | KATV Little Rock

    ... of the fire, noting that the boys had been locked in and left unsupervised for the night. Conversely, The Pulaski County Grand Jury found that numerous individuals and agencies were responsible, but ultimately, they returned no criminal charges. In ...

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  5. North Little Rock curbside vacuums attract leaves, fansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | NWAonline

    ... -- sort of, Ford said. The trucks are covered by tax revenue, but residents do not pay a fee like in other Pulaski County towns. At one point, Little Rock looked into starting a similar program but decided against it, city spokesman Jennifer Godwin ...

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  6. Accord tough to find on prison measureRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 13 | NWAonline

    ... and Supreme Court, is awaiting final drafts of the bill but generally supports the proposals, according to Pulaski County Circuit Judge Mary McGowan, who serves as a liaison for criminal justice issues. Except for county judges, all the interested ...

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  7. 66-year-old Arkansas woman killed in Pulaski County wreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | Arkansas Online

    A 66-year-old Arkansas woman was killed in a Pulaski County wreck in which her vehicle went down an embankment and into a ditch, state police said.

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  8. Study: Arkansas 5 needs $57M in work to handle growthRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | NWAonline

    ... the corridor could be contracted as soon as this year. The recommendations to widen the highway between the Pulaski County line and I-30 in Benton come as the county is undergoing a road construction boom to catch up to its population -- which shot ...

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  9. Jail guard's slaying death-penalty caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 11 | NWAonline

    ... sentence for aggravated robbery and two counts of felony domestic battery as part of a plea bargain in Pulaski County, court records show. Case documents show that Hunter's convictions stem from a Jan. 27, 2010, confrontation at a relative's home in ...

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  10. Arkies in Congress: Perfect for TrumpRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | Arkansas Times

    ... votes. About what you'd expect. You might hope U.S. Rep. French Hill , who couldn't carry his home county of Pulaski County, which also favored Hillary Clinton, might find some little something to differ with Trump on.

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  11. Key OKs shutting 3 LR schools, altering 1Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | NWAonline

    ... is to end after the 2017-18 school year as the result of a January 2014 settlement agreement in a 34-year-old Pulaski County school desegregation lawsuit. The Pulaski County Special and North Little Rock school districts also are facing the loss of ...

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  12. LR man drops Game and Fish challenge, pleads guilty to night huntingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | NWAonline

    A Little Rock man on Thursday pleaded guilty to night hunting, a week after he challenged the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission's authority to impose criminal penalties on people who break its rules. The case had come before Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims because Ingle had appealed his district court conviction for the infraction in May when he had been fined $1,500.

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  13. In drowning suit, justices rule LR not immuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 10 | NWAonline

    ... the service can be sued for damages only within what the insurance provides, the court ruled. That reverses Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox's decision to deny MEMS its requested summary judgment for statutory immunity beyond its insurance ...

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  14. Prosecutor will seek death penalty in prison guard's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... robbery and two counts of felony domestic battery assessed him Feb. 22, 2011, as part of a plea bargain in Pulaski County, court records show. Case documents acquired by the Gazette show that Tramell's convictions stem from a Jan. 27, 2010, ...

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  15. Arkansas court weighs future of city's LGBT protectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | Texarkana Gazette

    ... limited measures covering only government agencies and contractors were enacted in capital-city Little Rock, Pulaski County and in Hot Springs.

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  16. State Capitol briefsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | NWAonline

    ... to seek criminal charges against rent-delinquent tenants, has been inactive for nearly two years after a Pulaski County judge ruled previous changes in it unconstitutional in 2015. The century-old law was amended in 2001 to allow for a jail sentence ...

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  17. LR board holds off city attorney's raiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 9 | NWAonline

    ... state Supreme Court said the city didn't order and pay for a $1,500 trial transcript on time. More recently, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Tim Fox said in November that Carpenter regularly disregards court orders, and Fox required the mayor and city ...

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  18. In Little Rock shooting case, testimony limits set for witness; suspect-ID process disputedRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | NWAonline

    A Pulaski County circuit judge has restricted the potential testimony of a witness to the December 2015 shooting of a Little Rock man, after the defense argued that police had improperly influenced her to identify the gunman. The victim, Johnny Lee Murry, was twice the target of gunfire over a three-month period between December 2015 and March 2016, both times while he had been in the same area on Colonel Glenn Road.

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  19. In shooting case, testimony limits set for witnessRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | Arkansas Online

    A Pulaski County circuit judge has restricted the potential testimony of a witness to the December 2015 shooting of a Little Rock man, after the defense argued that police had improperly influenced her to identify the gunman.

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  20. Capitol zoners' backers speak upRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 8 | NWAonline

    ... it. Hutchinson mounted the effort in the fiscal session last year, but he gave up after other members of the Pulaski County delegation expressed concerns. Instead, lawmakers approved an amendment allowing commission decisions to be appealed to the ...

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