A secretary who sometimes acted as a substitute teacher at Arkansas Christian Academy in Bryant has been arrested, accused of allegedly having an inappropriate relationship with a 16-year-old student. /more/
A spokesman for the Little Rock Police Department said a suspect died last night after experiencing medical distress shortly after being taken into custody by officers for a break-in near Highway 5 on the Pulaski/Saline County line. The suspect, a Latino male, remains unidentified at this writing. /more/
Police say a confrontation between a convenience store clerk and a man on the parking lot of the store where he worked turned deadly early this morning, with the clerk later arrested for first degree murder. /more/
Here's some recommended reading for city officials. It's a story about the nonprofit Atlanta Police Foundation, which is providing financial assistance to help city police officers live in Atlanta. /more/
Advertising has begun for Issue 6, the constitutional amendment to allow sale of medically prescribed marijuana through for-profit dispensaries regulated by the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Division.
The National Education Policy Center, a Colorado-based institution that is frequently opposed to the so-called "reform" movement embodied by the Walton-financed Department of Education Reform at the University of Arkansas, has issued its 2014 Bunkum Awards, which include a grand prize to the University of Arkansas for what it believes to be flawed research.
Response to our story about rehoming and adoption has been overwhelmingly positive, with one exception. Rep. Nate Bell (R-Mena) has informed me that writing this story makes me the predator and Justin Harris the victim. I'm hellbound, apparently.