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Pulaski County is working with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences in Little Rock for its unit, but McElfish pointed to the center's nearby Psychiatric Research Institute. She said the Northwest region doesn't have a similar facility. "Additionally, the University of Arkansas Board of Trustees ...
Every county in Arkansas is now part of a landmark lawsuit that seeks relief from opioid manufacturers after Pulaski County, the last holdout, agreed to join the case last week. The county is still retaining two law firms to pursue its own case against people and companies that marketed, prescribed or ... opioids

HOT SPRING COUNTY (KFSM) -- An Arkansas State Trooper has been shot in Hot Spring County Sunday (April 1) night, according to the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office. Not a lot of information at this time, but a Trooper has been involved in shooting near Malvern.… https://t.co/lKZIo7sjqt.
Pulaski County has agreed to join a lawsuit seeking relief from dozens of opioid manufacturers, and the addition of the lone holdout means every Arkansas ... The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that Pulaski County is still retaining two law firms to pursue its own case against people and companies ...
LITTLE ROCK--Pulaski County has agreed to join a lawsuit seeking relief from dozens of opioid manufacturers, and the addition of the lone holdout means every Arkansas county is now involved in the legal fight. The lawsuit was originally filed March 15 in Crittenden County Circuit Court. More than ...
The new superintendent will run a school district that includes some of the wealthiest and some of the poorest areas of metropolitan Little Rock on both sides of the Arkansas River and is made up of the cities of Maumelle, Sherwood and parts of Little Rock and Shannon Hills, as well as smaller ...

Pulaski County is accepting donations for its new 100 Suits program, which will provide professional clothing for young men in under-served communities. Created by Jamie Scott, the county's youth services director, the countywide program will help boys and young men ages 11 to 19 make positive ...
Pulaski County will host a veterans benefits fair March 24. The fair will run from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. inside the ... Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare SystemCQ and the Department of Veterans Affairs will help veterans sign up for benefits and make claims, the release states. Veterans are asked to bring ...
File - This file photo provided by the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office in Little Rock, Ark., shows Joseph Boeckmann, who has pleaded guilty in federal court to accusations that he gave lighter sentences to defendants in exchange for nude photos and sexual acts. Court filings ahead of his sentencing ...
He appeared in Pulaski County District Court and was released on $5,000 bond, according to the Arkansas Attorney General's Office. The five are accused of fraudulently billing for services not rendered and for providing false information for the purpose of requesting payment from a health plan, totaling ...
Michael Blake of Little Rock knows he's ill-equipped to handle all the phone calls he's been getting. Blake, 36, works for Arkansas Cleaning & Televising. He's not a firefighter, nor can he remember ever setting foot in McAlmont, an unincorporated Pulaski County community north of the Arkansas River.
Arkansas voters approved the term extensions in November 2016. Justices of the peace, who make up the county's legislative body -- the Quorum Court, are still elected for two-year terms. The Pulaski County sheriff, a position that oversees the county's law enforcement arm and the most populated county ...
LITTLE ROCK, Arkansas (News release) – The Little Rock Convention & Visitors Bureau (LRCVB) has released its 2017 annual report, reflecting the destination's most ... More than 6.4 million people visited Pulaski County, accounting for 22 percent of the state's overall visitors in all 75 Arkansas counties.
The Grove at Pleasant Ridge, a 225-unit apartment complex at 11901 Pleasant Ridge Road in west Little Rock is under new ownership after a $19 million sale. Vintage Pleasant Valley LLC of Shreveport sold the project to an investment group overseen by Canyon View Capital of Santa Cruz, California.
The Pulaski County Quorum Court on Tuesday adjusted salary guidelines for new hires and then appropriated $319,433 so the sheriff's office wouldn't have to lower pay ranges for certain positions. Adjustments to the county's hiring guidelines came after a 2017 pay study was done by a Fayetteville-based ...
Pulaski County Special School District schools will be closed today, for the second consecutive day, because of flooding and impassable roads throughout the far-flung 640-square-mile rural school system. Deborah Roush, a spokesman for the district, said late Thursday afternoon that district leaders had ...
Arkansas voters approved extended terms for elected county officials in 2016. The Pulaski County circuit/county clerk oversees about 95 employees and millions of digital and paper records, including those used in criminal prosecution, voter registration, marriages, divorces and land transactions. The clerk ...

The heaviest amounts forecast centered over most of Arkansas, resulting in several inches of rain across the state, flooding some highways, raising river levels, toppling some utility poles, and causing a school bus on its morning route to slide off a rural road in Pulaski County. All schools and offices in the ...
As of 1 p.m., the Pulaski County Sheriff's Office says the flooded or barricaded roadways included: Marche Road / Highway 365 North, Hillard Road, Marche Road / Marche Lateral Road, Banaszak Road, Szymanski Road, Clinton Road, Jacksonville Cato Road / Ison Road (inside city of Sherwood), Peters Road / Brasco ...
PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - Students and a driver had to be rescued Wednesday morning when a Pulaski County Special School District bus went off a flooded road. It happened along Marche Rd. at Marche Lateral Road. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) says the Pulaski County Road and Bridge ...
Once open, the facility will be a place for law enforcement officers to take mentally ill people they encounter during their shifts. The people will be treated by medical professionals associated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at the center at 3001 W. Roosevelt Road. The unit is expected ...
The Pulaski County Quorum Court backed an agreement on Tuesday with five other counties and five cities to operate a crisis stabilization unit to treat mentally ill Arkansans. In approving the agreement, ... The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is providing the medical expertise. Act 423 of 2017 ...
The School Board for the Pulaski County Special School District on Tuesday unanimously selected educators from Houston; Waterloo, Iowa; and Douglassville, Pa., to interview next week for the job of superintendent in the 12,000-student central Arkansas district. The three -- James P. Harris, ... schools
Both districts are suburban, majority-white areas with household incomes and educational attainment levels higher than Arkansas as a whole. If Tucker were running for re-election, he'd almost certainly hold District 35, but the last time the seat was open, in 2014, it was competitive for both parties.
Stay up-to-date with the latest news from Arkansas' capital city in this free weekly email newsletter. ... In August, Pulaski County, with the help of the state energy office, entered a $5 million contract with Entegrity to pay for the upgrades. About $268,000 was also provided by the electric utility Entergy, Guthrie ...
Stay up-to-date with the latest news from Arkansas' capital city in this free weekly email newsletter. ... Barry Hyde, the county judge of Pulaski County, said Friday that he will rule within a week on whether the state's largest airport must pay more than $400,000 in property taxes regarding the Hawker ...
... especially for rural Arkansas. There are just a whole lot of issues that need the federal government's attention. They're just not getting the attention they deserve right now." Several political newcomers filed Thursday. Jamie Scott of North Little Rock, the executive director of Pulaski County Youth Services, ...
Pulaski County Special School District schools will be closed today, for the second consecutive day, because of flooding and impassable roads throughout the far-flung 640-square-mile rural school system. Deborah Roush, a spokesman for the district, said late Thursday afternoon that district leaders had ...
Arkansas voters approved extended terms for elected county officials in 2016. The Pulaski County circuit/county clerk oversees about 95 employees and millions of digital and paper records, including those used in criminal prosecution, voter registration, marriages, divorces and land transactions. The clerk ...
Higher amounts are possible in portions of southwest, central and northeast Arkansas. In the past day, about 3.6 inches of rain was recorded in Little Rock, according to the weather service. North Little Rock saw around 3.4 inches. North Little Rock meteorologist Heather Cross said showers were already ...
The heaviest amounts forecast centered over most of Arkansas, resulting in several inches of rain across the state, flooding some highways, raising river levels, toppling some utility poles, and causing a school bus on its morning route to slide off a rural road in Pulaski County. All schools and offices in the ...
PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - Students and a driver had to be rescued Wednesday morning when a Pulaski County Special School District bus went off a flooded road. It happened along Marche Rd. at Marche Lateral Road. The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) says the Pulaski County Road and Bridge ...
Once open, the facility will be a place for law enforcement officers to take mentally ill people they encounter during their shifts. The people will be treated by medical professionals associated with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences at the center at 3001 W. Roosevelt Road. The unit is expected ...
The Pulaski County Quorum Court backed an agreement on Tuesday with five other counties and five cities to operate a crisis stabilization unit to treat mentally ill Arkansans. In approving the agreement, ... The University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences is providing the medical expertise. Act 423 of 2017 ...
The Jacksonville district's request to be declared desegregated, or unitary, on facilities and staffing is the first made to the court by the nearly 4,000-student district that only began operating in July 2016 but inherited the desegregation obligations of the Pulaski County Special School District from which it ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark - The Pulaski County Sheriff's Office (PCSO) has received numerous phone calls on Thursday regarding a jury duty scam. A caller informed deputies that they lost $2,000 to the scam. They told deputies that the scammer is pretending to be Capt. McNair from the Sheriff's Office.
The district -- which detached from the Pulaski County Special School District in July 2016 as a means to rapidly improve the condition of its school buildings -- is in the midst of constructing a new high school, a new elementary school and two multipurpose-room additions to two other elementary schools.
Tucker, a Little Rock native, graduated from Harvard University in 2003 and earned a law degree in 2006 at the University of Arkansas. Over the past decade, he has worked as an attorney and ... That includes portions of Pulaski County. According to his legislative biography, Tucker is married with two ...
As a condition of the detachment, the Jacksonville/ North Pulaski district is obligated to show compliance with the Pulaski County Special district's desegregation plan, Plan 2000, in the same areas of ... Owoh has since left the district to be an assistant commissioner in the Arkansas Department of Education.
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (News release) – Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge announced the arrest of Anthony Lee Ridenour, of Little Rock, on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing of matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, a Class C felony. Ridenour, 56, was arrested by ...
The new Jacksonville/North Pulaski School District is breaking out on its own in a long-running Pulaski County federal school desegregation lawsuit. The nearly 4,000-student district that detached from the larger Pulaski County Special School District in July 2016 is going to court at 9:30 a.m. today to ...
NORTH PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - Drivers who will head towards Jacksonville during the evening rush hour may want to choose an alternate route. The Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT) says a section of Hwy. 67/167 northbound impacted by a noon accident is not yet cleared up and delays ...
A Pulaski County family claims that a local school is refusing to properly deal with a bullying issue. According to the parents, their child has been attacked on several occasions at Scott Charter School and the attacks have been ignored. “The administration has been dismissive," said James Meadors. "They wouldn't do it ...
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - More than 45,000 people in Pulaski County use the Nextdoor app to see what's happening in their communities. The Sheriff's Office just became the newest member. Lieutenant Cody Burk says the app is a great way for law enforcement to get feedback from specific neighborhoods and ...
PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - A Little Rock Police Department motorcycle officer was involved in an 8-car pileup that tied up rush hour afternoon traffic in Jacksonville Tuesday. It happened in the ... Traffic was stopped for a seven-mile stretch, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation (ARDOT).
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The School Board for the Pulaski County Special School District on Tuesday consented to some change orders and reconfigured construction plans for the new Robinson Middle and Mills High schools that are to open in August. The change orders at Mills total $1 million and include the addition of a turning ...
PULASKI COUNTY, Ark. - A child has died after being hit by a car along Interstate 40 near Maumelle. It happened shortly before 7 p.m. Sunday in the westbound lanes. An Arkansas State Police (ASP) preliminary accident report states that the child had been inside a car that was involved in an accident and ...
A Pulaski County circuit judge has declared as unconstitutional a law that shields Arkansas doctors accused of malpractice from being questioned at trial about whether their performance was adequate. In a lawsuit against a Little Rock plastic surgeon scheduled to begin today, Pulaski County Circuit Judge ...
A 7-year-old boy was fatally struck after getting out of a vehicle that was involved in a collision with a truck on Interstate 40 Sunday night in Pulaski County, authorities said. It happened shortly before 7 p.m. near the 140 mile marker, which is about two miles west of the Maumelle exit. According to a ...


 

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