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PHOTOS, VIDEO: Little Rock officer fatally shoots man during robbery try at shopping center, chief says

updated: 02/24/2017 9:54 p.m. Discuss

Little Rock police are investigating after an officer fatally shot a person who attempted to rob him at a shopping center Friday night, authorities said.

46-year-old Arkansan found guilty in shooting death of man, gets 25 years

posted: 02/24/2017 5:44 p.m. Discuss

A northeast Arkansas man was sentenced this week to 25 years in prison after being found guilty of killing another man during an altercation, Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said.

4 arrested after car chase that began near Big Dam Bridge, police say

posted: 02/24/2017 5:35 p.m. Comments 2

Four Arkansans were arrested early Thursday morning after a car chase that began near the Big Dam Bridge, police said.

Arkansas governor opposes effort to expand campus guns bill

posted: 02/24/2017 4:52 p.m. Comments 3

LITTLE ROCK — A spokesman says Gov. Asa Hutchinson opposes an effort backed by the National Rifle Association to remove a training requirement and age restriction from legislation allowing concealed handguns at Arkansas colleges and universities.

Arkansas executions can proceed, but state still lacks drugs

posted: 02/24/2017 4:48 p.m. Comments 3

LITTLE ROCK — The state Supreme Court says Arkansas can take the next steps toward executing inmates who had challenged protocols put in place by the Department of Correction.

Arkansas substitute teacher acquitted of rape, arrested hours later

posted: 02/24/2017 3:55 p.m. Comments 8

An Arkansas substitute teacher acquitted of a rape accusation involving a teenage boy awaits formal charges as part of a related case in another jurisdiction.

Dead rabid bat found at Arkansas high school

posted: 02/24/2017 2:35 p.m. Discuss

The Arkansas Department of Health confirmed Thursday that a dead bat found on a high school campus was infected with rabies, according to a news release.

Siloam Springs man's bond set at $150,000 in rape, manslaughter case

posted: 02/24/2017 2:19 p.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- A local judge found probable cause exists to hold a man in the Benton County Jail in connection with a woman's death.

Former Arkansas constable arrested on capital murder charge in man's death

posted: 02/24/2017 2:04 p.m. Discuss

A former constable has been arrested in the death of a 59-year-old man in Benton County, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.

Police: Little Rock Tech Park burglarized twice in one week

posted: 02/24/2017 1:39 p.m. Comments 6

The Little Rock Technology Park was broken into for the second time this week, authorities said.

Police: Little Rock teen beaten, robbed after getting ride from someone she'd talked to on Facebook

posted: 02/24/2017 12:34 p.m. Comments 4

A Little Rock woman told police that she was beaten and robbed after agreeing to get a ride from someone she’d spoken with on Facebook.

Hutchinson names new director of Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs

posted: 02/24/2017 11:57 a.m. Discuss

Gov. Asa Hutchinson on Friday appointed retired U.S. Army Col. Nathaniel Todd to be the new director of the Arkansas Department of Veteran Affairs, the governor's office said in a statement.

Police: North Little Rock man shot in leg after argument

posted: 02/24/2017 11:44 a.m. Comment 1

A North Little Rock man who suffered a gunshot wound to the leg told authorities it happened after an argument with a group of people who pulled up in a vehicle, according to a Little Rock Police Department report.

Arkansas couple robbed by 3 men in home invasion, police say

posted: 02/24/2017 11:41 a.m. Comments 2

The Benton Police Department is investigating a home invasion and robbery that they say happened early Friday morning.






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