Aziza Musa

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ASU chancellor search gears up

List complete with 49 names, committee set to start paring

Subscriber onlyThe applicant list for Arkansas State University's chancellor position now has nearly 50 names, including an internal candidate and another two currently in Arkansas. Continue reading...

Arkansas carries out 1 execution; at 11:56 p.m., drugs end Lee’s life

Subscriber onlyArkansas killed a prisoner Thursday night for the first time in more than 11 years after the state high court spared another death-row inmate's life. Continue reading...

ASU chancellor position draws 37 applicants

School’s business dean among 13 new candidates for university’s top job

Subscriber onlyThe pool for the next chancellor of Arkansas State University got 13 people deeper, drawing former university leaders and the school's own business dean. Continue reading...

State judge halts executions

He stops 6; justices grant stay for the 7th

Subscriber onlyA Pulaski County circuit judge on Friday halted six scheduled executions -- the first of which was scheduled for Monday -- by ordering the state's Department of Correction not to use the second drug in the three-drug cocktail. Continue reading...

UALR selects 4 finalists for provost

Campus visits scheduled for candidates after list whittled down from 27 applicants

Subscriber onlyThe University of Arkansas at Little Rock chose four finalists Friday for its executive vice chancellor and provost, all of whom will visit the campus within the next two weeks. Continue reading...

Ex-Little Rock officer liable in teen's shooting death, ordered to pay $415,000 to family

Subscriber onlyWhen the verdict came in Thursday in her favor, the mother of a teenage burglary suspect who was fatally shot by a former Little Rock police officer in 2012 cried so hard that she shook. Continue reading...

In lawsuit against former Little Rock officer who fatally shot teen, jury debating

No verdict yet in ex-officer’s trial

Subscriber onlyAfter telling a judge they could not reach a unanimous verdict late Wednesday night, the jurors in a federal civil trial against a former Little Rock police officer who fatally shot a teenage burglary suspect in 2012 will resume deliberations this morning. Continue reading...

Ex-Little Rock officer's expert testifies in wrongful-death trial

Subscriber onlyFormer Little Rock police officer Josh Hastings rested his defense Tuesday in the wrongful-death civil trial against him, but not before a contentious exchange between his expert witness and the plaintiff's attorney. Continue reading...

Witness testifies on death of friend fatally shot by Little Rock police officer in 2012

Fleeing as officer fired gun, he says

Subscriber onlyA teenager in the car with Bobby Moore III -- the 15-year-old who was fatally shot by a Little Rock police officer in 2012 -- said Monday that the car was fully stopped when he first spotted the officer's gun. Continue reading...

Shooting trial keys on ex-Little Rock police officer's honesty

Subscriber onlyThe veracity of the former Little Rock police officer who fatally shot a teenage burglary suspect in 2012 dominated testimony in the third day of a federal civil trial Thursday. Continue reading...

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