LITTLE ROCK — Gov. Mike Beebe on Thursday announced the following 18 appointments to state boards and commissions:
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LITTLE ROCK — A man convicted in the 2010 killing of a Greenbrier woman should have his conviction overturned because his erratic behavior in the courtroom showed he was not competent to stand trial, his attorney argued Thursday before the state Supreme Court.
WASHINGTON — The Food and Drug Administration issued a proposed rule Thursday that would extend its regulatory authority to electronic cigarettes.
LITTLE ROCK — In a 4-3 decision, the state Supreme Court on Thursday said it would not reconsider its March 20 ruling that overturned a $1.2 billion judgment against Johnson & Johnson over the drug maker’s marketing of the anti-psychotic drug Risperdal.
LITTLE ROCK — A former Trumann High School teacher was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday for sexually assaulting a former student with whom he fathered a child.
LITTLE ROCK — A state House candidate who is the subject of an ethics complaint over a campaign contribution said Wednesday he has taken steps to comply with campaign finance laws.
LITTLE ROCK — A judge on Wednesday scheduled a May 2 hearing to consider motions in a lawsuit challenging a state law requiring voters to show photo identification at the polls.
LITTLE ROCK — Expenditures associated with the so-called private option slightly exceed budget targets but will fall within the targets when allowable adjustments are made, according to actuaries hired to analyze the program.
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. John Boozman, R-Ark., remains hospitalized Wednesday as doctors monitor his recovery from heart surgery at Mercy Hospital in Rogers, according to an update from his office.
LITTLE ROCK — The plaintiffs in a lawsuit challenging Arkansas’ voter ID law said in a court filing Wednesday that they, and all Arkansas voters, will be irreparably harmed if a judge does not bar enforcement of the law before the May 20 primary and nonpartisan election.