LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality will hire independent experts to study the liner integrity of manure ponds at a hog farm in the Buffalo National River watershed, ADEQ director Becky Keogh told the state Pollution Control and Ecology Commission on Friday.
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LITTLE ROCK — Law enforcement agencies across the state are taking part in a crackdown on drunken driving that began Friday and will continue thorough the Fourth of July holiday, the Arkansas State Police said Friday.
LITTLE ROCK — The state Game and Fish Commission voted during a special meeting Friday to identify a 10-county area as a Chronic Wasting Disease Management Zone and to ban deer rehabilitation statewide.
LITTLE ROCK — A group seeking to place a proposal on Arkansas’ November ballot to allow casinos in three counties said Thursday it has signed an agreement with Cherokee Nation Entertainment to operate one of the casinos.
LITTLE ROCK — A 4-4 deadlock Thursday by the U.S. Supreme Court blocked President Barack Obama’s immigration plan from taking effect, news that was hailed by Arkansas’ attorney general and members of its congressional delegation and was lamented by an Arkansas coalition pushing for immigration reform.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court appointed a special master Thursday to look into possible irregularities in the handling of some pleadings in Lincoln County Circuit Court.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday appointed a new special judge to preside over disbarment proceedings against a Pine Bluff lawyer.
LITTLE ROCK — The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld state laws requiring judges to forfeit their retirement benefits if they continue to serve after the term in which they turn 70.
LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas’ lethal-injection law is constitutional, a divided state Supreme Court said Thursday in a decision overturning a Pulaski County circuit judge’s ruling that partially struck down the law.
LITTLE ROCK — Devoting increased resources to the state’s probation and parole system could have a significant impact on prison overcrowding, a researcher told a legislative task force Wednesday.