Pulaski County prosecutors appeared before 5th Division Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen on Monday to inform the court that they will not seek to retry former Little Rock Police officer Josh Hastings for a third time on charges of manslaughter in the August 2012 death of Bobby Moore Jr., a 15-year-old who Hastings shot during a call at a West Little Rock apartment complex. Griffen accepted the state's motion to nolle pros the case.
"March: Book One," the best-selling collaboration between North Little Rock native Nate Powell, Congressman John Lewis and co-writer Andrew Aydin, was one of 2013's best-received graphic novels, and today the follow-up, "March: Book Two," has been released by Top Shelf.
Karen Baker (center) takes oath with justices Courtney Goodson (left) and Jo Hart for the Arkansas Supreme Court on Jan. 6. The addition of Rhonda Wood to the Court gives it a first-ever female majority.