Documents for August 2014

Rogers Police Department investigation

Rogers Police Department investigation

Details of a Rogers Police Department investigation including some mention of City Attorney Ben Lipscomb. Warning: Contains some profanity.

Aug 29, 2014

Prosecuting attorney: Mayflower police officer withheld evidence

Prosecuting attorney: Mayflower police officer withheld evidence

Faulkner County Prosecuting Attorney Cody Hiland says his office would no longer accept case submissions from a Mayflower police officer, accusing him of withholding evidence.

Aug 26, 2014

Jonesboro Police Chief Mike Yates resignation letter

Jonesboro Police Chief Mike Yates resignation letter

Jonesboro Police Chief Mike Yates resigned Monday after he was suspended for 30 days without pay for comments he made about a local reporter on social media.

Aug 25, 2014

Chief Yates Press Release

Chief Yates Press Release

Chief Mike Yates has been suspended for 30 days without pay following comments made on his Facebook directed at a reporter from The Sun.

Aug 22, 2014

Consent judgment in Pulaski County desegregation case

Consent judgment in Pulaski County desegregation case

Consent judgement in desegregation case, filed Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014.

Aug 22, 2014

Nate Steel's 7-point legislative package

Nate Steel's 7-point legislative package

Democratic attorney general candidate Nate Steel announces Thursday, Aug. 21, 2014, his seven-point legislative package aimed at responding on Arkansas' crowded prisons.

Aug 21, 2014

Fayetteville Trolley

Fayetteville Trolley

Fayetteville trolley route

Aug 18, 2014

Letter from Arkansas House of Representatives

Letter from Arkansas House of Representatives

Letter to Chairman Matthew Shepherd

Aug 16, 2014

NLRHS-West parking maps and instructions

NLRHS-West parking maps and instructions

The North Little Rock School District released parking instructions for the first day of the 2014-15 school year at North Little Rock High School-West Campus.

Aug 15, 2014

McDaniel's human-trafficking task force final report

McDaniel's human-trafficking task force final report

The Attorney General’s State Task Force for the Prevention of Human Trafficking on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014, presented its final report to Arkansas legislators.

Aug 14, 2014

McKuin's letter to Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board

McKuin's letter to Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board

Vanessa McKuin, executive director of the Historic Preservation Alliance of Arkansas, asks the Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board to reconsider demolishing the Worthen Bank building in downtown Little Rock.

Aug 14, 2014

Wal-Mart earnings report, Q2 2015

Wal-Mart earnings report, Q2 2015

Wal-Mart fiscal year 2015 second-quarter earnings, released Aug. 14, 2014.

Aug 14, 2014

Architect's plans for downtown LR tech park site

Architect's plans for downtown LR tech park site

WD&D Architects on Wednesday, Aug. 13, 2014 presented its plans for a technology park in downtown Little Rock after the Little Rock Technology Park Authority Board approved the location in its July meeting.

Aug 13, 2014

Statewide fish-consumption notices (as of Aug. 11, 2014)

Statewide fish-consumption notices (as of Aug. 11, 2014)

Arkansas Department of Health's fish-consumption notices for bodies of water around the state, as of Aug. 11, 2014.

Aug 12, 2014

Defense of legal fees in desegregation lawsuit

Defense of legal fees in desegregation lawsuit

The legal representatives of the Joshua intervenors in the Pulaski County Special School District desegregation lawsuit filed a defense of the $3.3 million requested for legal fees.

Aug 8, 2014

Arkansas Juvenile Assessment & Treatment Center program assessment

Arkansas Juvenile Assessment & Treatment Center program assessment

In a report released Tuesday, juvenile-justice consultant Darryl Olson wrote that the Arkansas Juvenile Assessment and Treatment Center needs to reduce the number of physical interventions and implement new policies and practices to better handle disruptive youths.

Aug 6, 2014

Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission report on Judge Michael Maggio

Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission report on Judge Michael Maggio

Circuit Judge Michael Maggio has agreed to sanctions with the Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission that would have him suspended from his position for the rest of his term and then prohibited from holding a judicial office thereafter.

Aug 6, 2014

Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission report on Circuit Judge Michael Maggio

Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission report on Circuit Judge Michael Maggio

The Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission approved an agreed sanction Wednesday that would suspend Circuit Judge Michael Maggio from his position for the rest of his term and prohibiting him from holding a judicial office thereafter.

Aug 6, 2014

Circuit Judge Michael Maggio comments on JDDC sanction

Circuit Judge Michael Maggio comments on JDDC sanction

Circuit Judge Michael Maggio issued a statement Tuesday addressing the Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission's agreed sanction.

Aug 6, 2014

Letter to the EPA

Letter to the EPA

Letter from Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel to the Environmental Protection Agency asking for some flexibility on the implementation of the Clean Air Act in Arkansas.

Aug 4, 2014