The plea agreements entered by former Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson on a tax charge and a bribery charge are now on file. There's rich detail of his work to provide legislation helpful to an orthodontist and to his failure to report hundreds of thousands of income in 2011.
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Former Republican Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson entered negotiated guilty pleas to two federal felony cases in district court in Little Rock today.
The closure of Little Rock's Krispy Kreme isn't just the loss of a doughnut outlet, it erases a political landmark.
A Little Rock deer hunt, a condemnation report, the value of park land and distribution of city business are covered in recent reports to the Little Rock Board of Directors.
Workmen are finishing the installation of lion sculptures atop tons of stone in the middle of the roundabout on Fair Park Boulevard at the turn to the entrance of the Little Rock Zoo.
The Public Interest Research Group's latest list of $25 billion in "highway boondoggles," doesn't include the I-30 concrete gully in downtown Little Rock, but the problems cited with the list echo all the problems with the $1 billion dollar boondoggle planned in Little Rock (with only half that available for construction and not a cent put aside for the new congestion it will create elsewhere).
Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen Monday petitioned the Arkansas Supreme Court to restore his ability to hear cases involving the death penalty.
The Guardian takes a look at the ongoing battle to open dry counties in Arkansas to retail alcohol sales, with a focus on Cleburne County.
Former Sen. Jeremy Hutchinson will be in court Tuesday to change his plea in the pending Little Rock case alleging personal use of campaign money and cheating on income taxes.
Congressional hearings regarding reparations for the descendants of enslaved Americans, a Supreme Court decision that emphatically reminds us of racism’s permeation of our criminal justice system and Joe Biden’s fond remembrance of his years of Senate service with segregationists all converged last week, which marked the 154th anniversary of Juneteenth.
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