Most Active Stories
- Arkansas Herpetologist, University of Tulsa Researcher Find New Species
- Is Open Carry Legal in Arkansas? Depends On Who You Ask.
- Historic Building In Downtown Little Rock To Become Hotel
- What Survey Finds About The Economics Of Race In Pulaski County
- Interstate 49 To Run Through Western Arkansas, Connecting LA and MO
Local & Regional News
Fri January 10, 2014
Man Convicted In Arkansas Family's Death Gets Hearing
A hearing has been scheduled for an Oklahoma man on federal death row for the 1996 slaying of an Arkansas family as part of a conspiracy to create a whites-only nation in the Pacific Northwest.
Danny Lee of Yukon, Okla., was convicted of murder in aid of racketeering and was sentenced to death. His attorneys are challenging evidence presented during sentencing that suggested Lee was a psychopath and dangerous to others.
Prosecutors accused Lee and Chevie Kehoe of killing a Pope County gun dealer, his wife and 8-year-old daughter.
Prosecutors alleged the men wanted to steal the dealer's guns to start an army and establish a white supremacist nation.
The Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports a Jan. 31 hearing is set on Lee's request to have his death sentenced overturned.