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Arkansas man accused of pointing unloaded gun at girlfriend's head, pulling trigger

posted: 08/18/2017 8:52 a.m. Discuss

An Arkansas man was arrested early Friday after he pressed an unloaded gun to his girlfriend's temple and twice pulled the trigger while threatening her, police said.

Arkansas man already in prison for kidnapping girlfriend gets 15-year term for molesting teen

posted: 08/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A 33-year-old Sherwood man, already serving prison time for the gunpoint kidnapping of his longtime girlfriend, was convicted Thursday of molesting the woman's 13-year-old daughter despite the girl's courtroom admission that she had exaggerated some of her accusations.

Former central Arkansas luxury pool seller admits to stealing from company, customers

posted: 08/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A former salesman for Elite Pools by Scott, a North Little Rock business that designs and builds luxury swimming pools, pleaded guilty Wednesday in federal court in Little Rock to a wire fraud charge, admitting he stole $381,171.57 from the company and several customers.

Arkansas man focus of FBI investigation into illegal gambling operation

posted: 08/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

ROGERS -- Investigators of a suspected gambling operation found photographs of slot machines on a real estate website when the owner put the house up for sale in November, according to court documents.

Arkansas burglary suspect, 35, jailed after two-hour police standoff

posted: 08/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- A suspect in an aggravated residential burglary earlier this summer was arrested after a two-hour standoff with Hot Springs police Wednesday at a residence on Lawson Street. A nearby day care was evacuated as a precaution.

Arkansas man dies at Little Rock hospital month after beating

posted: 08/18/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

An Arkansas man has died at a Little Rock hospital of suspected head trauma weeks after being beaten at his home, according to the Drew County sheriff's office.

LR man arrested in July shooting

posted: 08/18/2017 3:03 a.m. Discuss

HOT SPRINGS -- Police arrested a Little Rock man Tuesday in the fatal shooting of Hot Springs man July 16 on Broadway.

In passenger injury, driver, drunk at time, gets 5 years

posted: 08/18/2017 3:01 a.m. Discuss

TEXARKANA -- A man whose passenger suffered a traumatic brain injury after a crash into the fountain in front of Texarkana's downtown federal building was sentenced to five years in prison Monday for intoxication assault.

4 people charged in drive-by

posted: 08/18/2017 2:58 a.m. Discuss

ASHDOWN -- Three adults and a youth, accused in a fatal drive-by shooting, were charged Tuesday in Little River County Circuit Court in Ashdown.

Innocent's plea in fatal fight

posted: 08/18/2017 2:56 a.m. Discuss

TEXARKANA -- A man accused of manslaughter in a death allegedly resulting from punches thrown in a fistfight pleaded innocent Tuesday at a court hearing in Miller County.

Police beat

updated: 08/18/2017 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Mom said to chuck can at 3-month-old

New batch of lethal-injection drug acquired; execution date sought for Arkansas death-row inmate

updated: 08/17/2017 5:18 p.m. Comments 8

A spokesman for Arkansas' governor says he plans to set an execution date for a death-row inmate after the attorney general requested it and the prisons department confirmed the state has acquired a new batch of a needed lethal-injection drug.

Authorities: 67-year-old dies after being beaten at Arkansas home; neighbor arrested

posted: 08/17/2017 3:45 p.m. Comment 1

Authorities say an Arkansas man has died at a Little Rock hospital of suspected head trauma weeks after being beaten at his home.

Arkansas man gets 17 years after trying to sell meth to confidential informant

posted: 08/17/2017 1:48 p.m. Discuss

An Arkansas man has been sentenced to 17 years in prison for attempting to sell methamphetamine to a confidential informant, federal court records show.

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