Conway police cleared in death of shoplifting suspect who cried he couldn’t breathe while restrained by multiple officers

Conway police release edited video after man died in police custody back in February. The man can be heard saying “I can’t breathe” as officers … Continue reading

Greg Spradlin talks Jim Dickinson, converting from ‘Southern Baptist to Southern Buddhist’, and his long-time-coming album ‘Hi-Watter’

The theme of guitarist/songwriter Greg Spradlin’s life, he told Arkansas Times’ David Ramsey in 2012, is timing. “With my music, it’s always stuff like that. … Continue reading

UPDATE: Commission chairman recuses from Pope County casino matter; appearances favor Mississippi applicant

Alex Lieblong, chairman of the Arkansas Racing Commission, announced today he would recuse from consideration of competing applications to win a permit to open a … Continue reading