By Steve Barnes

Arkansas Supreme Court upholds lethal injection protocols

By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - The Arkansas Supreme Court on Thursday upheld execution protocols regarding lethal injection drugs, moving the state that has not held an execution in more than a decade closer to resuming capital punishment...

Friday, June 24, 2016, 3:34 AM

Arkansas captures convicted murderer who escaped prison detail

By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - A convicted murderer who escaped three days ago from an Arkansas prison work detail was captured on Thursday, corrections officials said. Lloyd Jones, who is serving a life sentence for the killing of a 16-...

Friday, June 17, 2016, 4:35 AM

Arkansas dog bites the bullet, eating 23 rounds of ammunition

By Steve Barnes LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (Reuters) - After devouring a television remote, a lawn mower gas filter and bras, Benno, a 4-year-old Belgian Malinois dog, outdid himself by consuming nearly two dozen bullets. “He acted like nothing was wrong until he threw up,"...

Friday, May 8, 2015, 3:06 PM