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Nevada County Picayune-Times - Prescott, AR
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Updated Mar 13, 2015 at 9:57 AM

As prisons continue to grow and states struggle to pay the costs, the disastrous consequences of the prison industrial complex have come into focus. In 1998, Eric Schlosser, in an Atlantic Monthly article, defined the prison industrial complex as a set of bureaucratic, political, and economic interests that encourage increased spending on imprisonment, regardless of the actual need.

Updated Feb 19, 2015 at 2:18 PM

An arraignment date has been set for the three men who are accused of killing a cashier at a local convenience store.

Updated Feb 13, 2015 at 5:56 PM

Two Clark County jailers were arrested Friday after they allegedly abused a jail inmate.

Updated Feb 6, 2015 at 10:02 AM

Prison is not a pleasant place. Every single occupant has committed a crime or series of crimes, each defying the laws and morals of society. That reluctance to conform doesnt end at the prison gate. Within the prison walls, many inmates continue...

Updated Feb 5, 2015 at 9:46 AM

The three Pine Bluff men accused in the robbery and shooting death of a Caddo Valley gas station clerk are set to enter pleas next week to pending formal charges of capital murder and aggravated robbery.

Posted Feb 2, 2015 at 11:00 AM

One of the three men jailed in connection with the gas station robbery that left a store clerk dead found himself on the wrong end of a Taser this weekend during an incident in the Clark County Detention Center.

Updated Feb 2, 2015 at 9:35 AM

A third Jefferson County man wanted in connection with a gas station robbery that left a clerk dead from a gunshot wound is now in local custody.

Updated Jan 30, 2015 at 9:32 AM

Special Agents of the Arkansas State Police Criminal Investigation Division arrested two Pine Bluff men Thursday night in connection with the robbery and murder inside a Caddo Valley gas station early Sunday, Jan. 25.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 10:51 AM

This week, the nation commemorated the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Leading black members of Congress chose to remember Dr. King at an event hosted by the Wellspring United Methodist Church in Ferguson, Missouri.

Updated Jan 21, 2015 at 10:38 AM

An employee of the Texas Book Company Store operated on the University of Arkansas Community College at Hope campus has been arrested for embezzlement.

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