Documents for May 2010

Brief in support of motion to enforce 1989 settlement agreement

Brief in support of motion to enforce 1989 settlement agreement

Brief in support of the Little Rock School District's motion to enforce 1989 settlement agreement

May 30, 2010

Little Rock School Districts's motion to enforce 1989 settlement agreement

Little Rock School Districts's motion to enforce 1989 settlement agreement

Little Rock School Districts's motion to enforce 1989 settlement agreement

May 30, 2010

 Updated Analysis of Racial Segregation in Pulaski County Charter and Traditional Public Schools

Updated Analysis of Racial Segregation in Pulaski County Charter and Traditional Public Schools

Updated Analysis of Racial Segregation in Pulaski County Charter and Traditional Public Schools, by UA's Office for Education Policy

May 30, 2010

Judge rules Conway suit to stay intact

Judge rules Conway suit to stay intact

The federal judge hearing a case against the Conway Human Development Center denied on Thursday a request by the U.S. Department of Justice to consolidate part of that lawsuit with another one focusing on Arkansas’ entire system of care for the developmentally disabled.

May 27, 2010

Puppy stabbed police report

Puppy stabbed police report

A homeless man used a kitchen knife to stab the throat of a puppy, killing it, as he burglarized a southwest Little Rock house early Wednesday, taking only a deck of cards and a ball cap emblazoned with a skull, police said.

May 26, 2010

Kane Ohio incident report

Kane Ohio incident report

The 16-year-old involved in the murder of two West Memphis police officers considered shooting law enforcement personnel in the past, according to a statement his sister gave Ohio police.

May 26, 2010

State response to DHS suit

State response to DHS suit

The Department of Human Services accused federal officials of violating their own policies when they filed a lawsuit against Arkansas’ six state-run centers for the developmentally disabled without first trying to negotiate improvements with state leaders.

May 26, 2010

Entergy settlement

Entergy settlement

All parties in Entergy Arkansas’ rate case have again agreed to a $73.8 million increase in annual revenue. And again the increase will nonetheless mean lower bills for residential customers of the biggest electricity provider in the state.

May 25, 2010

FBI Crime Statistics 2009

FBI Crime Statistics 2009

FBI Crime Statistics 2009

May 25, 2010

Craig report, arrest affidavit

Craig report, arrest affidavit

Little Rock District Judge Alice Lightle set bail at $1 million Tuesday morning for the man accused of shooting his girlfriend and stuffing her corpse in a city-owned trash bin in Boyle Park.

May 25, 2010

Scholars announce college plans

Scholars announce college plans

High-ranking graduates announce their future plans

May 24, 2010

Letter of recommendation for Nan Plummer

Letter of recommendation for Nan Plummer

Belinda Shults, President of the Arkansas Arts Center Board of Trustees, letter of reference for former Arts Center Executive Director Nan Plummer.

May 21, 2010

Jim Huff affidavit

Jim Huff affidavit

Probable cause affidavit filed against Jim Huff.

May 21, 2010

Plummer Separation Agreement

Plummer Separation Agreement

Former Arkansas Arts Center Director Nan Plummer’s separation agreement.

May 21, 2010

Letter from Nan Plummer

Letter from Nan Plummer

A letter from Nan Plummer describing her experience at the Arkansas Arts Center

May 21, 2010

2009 assault incident report

2009 assault incident report

June 2009 incident report for assault in which Jim Huff was a suspect.

May 21, 2010

Little Rock School District filing against charter schools

Little Rock School District filing against charter schools

Little Rock School District filing against charter schools

May 20, 2010

Ruling on Old St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

Ruling on Old St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

Ruling on Old St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church

May 19, 2010

Attempted kidnapping police report

Attempted kidnapping police report

Little Rock Police Department incident report for May 16 home invasion attack at 412 Shamrock

May 19, 2010

Investigative report on Pulaski County Special School District

Investigative report on Pulaski County Special School District

Investigative report on Pulaski County Special School District

May 15, 2010

IRS interim report on colleges, universities

IRS interim report on colleges, universities

IRS releases interim report on nonprofit colleges and universities compliance project

May 15, 2010

Nine sites put on "endangered" list

Nine sites put on "endangered" list

Each May during Arkansas Heritage Month and National Preservation Month, the Alliance announces its Most Endangered Historic Places list. This year’s theme of Arkansas Heritage Month is “Roads Less Traveled: The Enduring Heritage of Rural Arkansas.”

May 13, 2010

Twin Rivers suit

Twin Rivers suit

A nonprofit group representing Twin Rivers School District parents filed a lawsuit Thursday asking for a judge to void the State Board of Education’s vote to close the school district due to academic problems

May 13, 2010

SWEPCO court ruling

SWEPCO court ruling

Arkansas Supreme Court opinion ruling the approval process for SWEPCO's Hempstead County power plant was unlawful.

May 13, 2010

Opinion on Muhammad defense

Opinion on Muhammad defense

Arkansas Supreme Court opinion ruling the state must pay certain defense costs for Abdulhakim Muhammad even though he is represented by a private attorney hired by his parents.

May 13, 2010

Sales tax summary

Sales tax summary

Sales tax summary

May 11, 2010

Public Service Commission filing

Public Service Commission filing

Entergy's PSC filing

May 11, 2010

Les Wyatt resignation letter

Les Wyatt resignation letter

Les Wyatt resignation letter

May 7, 2010

Complaint filed against state over DHS centers

Complaint filed against state over DHS centers

Hundreds of deveolpmentally disabled people are illegally segregated in large state institutions, in part because Arkansas doesn’t have the kind of community-based services these people need, a lawsuit filed by the U.S. Department of Justice on Thursday alleges.

May 6, 2010

Ruling in boy's murder case

Ruling in boy's murder case

Supreme Court ruling ordering a new trial for a Camden boy who was convicted of killing his sister when he was 12.

May 6, 2010

DHS filing May 5

DHS filing May 5

The U.S. Department of Justice says Arkansas’ entire system for serving people with developmental disabilities is out of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and began laying the groundwork Wednesday for filing a lawsuit later this week against all six of the state facilities serving those individuals.

May 5, 2010

DHS 2nd filing May 5

DHS 2nd filing May 5

The U.S. Department of Justice says Arkansas’ entire system for serving people with developmental disabilities is out of compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act and began laying the groundwork Wednesday for filing a lawsuit later this week against all six of the state facilities serving those individuals.

May 5, 2010

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Visit the University of Arkansas in May 2011

His Holiness the Dalai Lama to Visit the University of Arkansas in May 2011

His Holiness the Dalai Lama will offer a public talk in Bud Walton Arena on Wednesday, May 11, 2011, Chancellor G. David Gearhart announced during a news conference this morning.

May 4, 2010

Arkansas voting guide

Arkansas voting guide

Arkansas voting guide

May 2, 2010

Supreme court ruling against Proctor

Supreme court ruling against Proctor

Supreme court ruling against Proctor

May 1, 2010

Report on Arkansas graduation rate

Report on Arkansas graduation rate

Report on Arkansas graduation rate

May 1, 2010