An ex-Maricopa County Assessor who resigned following his arrest in connection with an illegal adoption scheme involving women from a Pacific island will spend just over six years behind bars for the crime.
Paul Petersen, a Republican who served as metro Phoenix’s assessor for six years, also worked as an adoption attorney and paid mothers from the Marshall Islands to give up their babies.
LaKendra Mackey’s own experiences of facing homelessness, PTSD, and raising a child with special needs inspired her to become a social worker to help others.
Police in Arkansas are mourning Officer Travis C. Wallace, who was killed in the line of duty during a shootout with a suspect. He leaves behind two children.
Northwest Arkansas is home to three Fortune 500 companies' headquarters
As of Saturday evening, the Marshall Police Department’s Facebook page had been deactivated.
An Arkansas police officer was fatally shot and another was wounded Monday during a shooting at a motel, authorities said.
Kinard, a 33-year-old bank branch manager from Maumelle, Arkansas, found the second-largest diamond ever found in the park’s 48 year history — a 9.07-carat diamond.
Demarcus Donnell Parker, 27, was convicted Tuesday, Sept. 8, by a Crittenden County jury of first-degree murder, illegally shooting a weapon from a vehicle, and 21 related charges in the April 2018 shooting death of Forrest City officer Oliver Johnson, according to court documents.
A convicted killer from Iowa whose five victims included two young girls is scheduled Friday to become the third federal inmate to be executed this week, following a 17-year pause in federal executions.
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson issued an order Thursday requiring people to wear face masks in public throughout the state, which has had a surge in coronavirus cases over the past several weeks.
The U.S. has carried out the first federal execution in nearly two decades, putting to death a man who was convicted of killing an Arkansas family in the 1990s in a plot to build a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest.
A U.S. district judge on Monday ordered a new delay in federal executions, hours before the first lethal injection was scheduled to be carried out at a federal prison in Indiana.
Federal officials were so worried that Jeffrey Epstein’s longtime confidante Ghislaine Maxwell might take her own life after her arrest that they took away her clothes and sheets and made her wear paper attire. That's according to an official familiar with the matter who spoke to The Associated Press.
Full-time hourly associates were given a $300 bonus and part-time hourly and temporary associates received $150 on June 25.
A federal judge on Tuesday set a change-of-plea hearing for Paul Petersen, a Republican who served as Maricopa County’s assessor for six years until his resignation in January.
Tyson Foods is looking into reports that China’s customs agency has suspended poultry imports from a Tyson facility in the United States after coronavirus cases were confirmed among its employees.
Paul Petersen, a Republican who served county assessor in metro Phoenix, has also struck a plea agreement with Arizona prosecutors on state Medicaid-fraud charges. He’s expected to enter similar pleas to federal charges in Arkansas next week.
Arizonans visiting Kansas could face a mandatory quarantine there, according to officials with the midwestern state.
Attorney General Leslie Rutledge filed the lawsuit in Arkansas against Bakker and Morningside Church Productions, just three months after the state of Missouri filed a similar lawsuit.