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A Tennessee-based health care provider for Arkansas' adult prisoners is supplying medical, dental and mental health services to children detained at state-run youth lockups starting this month.
Vote unanimous not to renew a UAMS physician's license; complaints of verbal harassment investigated in 2016
The State Medical Board unanimously voted Thursday not to renew a foreign doctor's license to practice in Arkansas due to complaints of verbal harassment leveled against him more than two years ago.
Arrest is months after ’16 case tossed
Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson's son was arrested early Monday on a driving while intoxicated charge.
Promise of family services misses the mark, study says
Bobbie Gross put her own son behind bars. Or at least that's how she sees it.
Bobbie Gross put her own son behind bars. Or at least that's how she sees it. Worried about her 17-year-old's drug addiction, Gross went to the courts for help last June. She thought that by filing a petition with a juvenile court judge, her son could get drug treatment and maybe an order to go to rehab, which she believed was what he really needed.
The state's two juvenile jails in Dermott remain dangerous for youths locked up there, a watchdog group told officials last month.
Alexis Brown used to think that having a disability meant her life had to look a certain way, that she wouldn't have choices when she grew up.
Advocates for children aim to present plans for fewer lockups, more support
Advocates responsible for overhauling the state's juvenile-justice system will focus on changing how children are sentenced, incarcerated and supported by community programs in a legislative proposal for 2019.
North Little Rock teen's bail plea in drive-by shooting rejected after police allege ties to gang violence
A 19-year-old accused of wounding a North Little Rock man during an October drive-by shooting was involved in a nexus of gangs that contributed to significant violence in the area, police and prosecutors said Thursday.
For years, Sasha Regan couldn't face the truth -- that she took drugs while she was pregnant, that she left her baby's health to chance.