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Little Rock man among 8 indicted in killing of white supremacist gang member

posted: 03/20/2018 5:27 p.m. Discuss

LAFAYETTE, La. — Eight alleged members or associates of a white supremacist prison gang called the Aryan Circle have been indicted in Louisiana on federal charges in the 2016 killing of a fellow alleged member of the gang.

Court denies appeal in ex-Arkansas legislator's corruption case

posted: 03/20/2018 4:19 p.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE — A federal appeals court has refused to hear an appeal of an order to dismiss filed by defendants in the corruption case involving a former Arkansas state senator.

18-year-old accused of being 1 of 4 who fired shots after car followed in Little Rock

posted: 03/20/2018 2:18 p.m. Comment 1

A Little Rock teenager arrested Monday has been identified as one of four who fired shots at two people in the city earlier this month.

Suspected poisoning of pets in central Arkansas neighborhood investigated; resident says 4 cats, 1 dog dead

posted: 03/20/2018 1:42 p.m. Discuss

Police are investigating the suspected poisoning of several pets in a central Arkansas neighborhood.

Police: Armed pair in masks force way into North Little Rock home, rob teens; 1 struck with gun

posted: 03/20/2018 11:46 a.m. Comment 1

Two armed intruders stole a TV, cash and hair supplies from a North Little Rock home and struck one victim in the eye with a gun early Sunday, police said.

2 carjackings reported in Little Rock about an hour apart, authorities say

posted: 03/20/2018 10:53 a.m. Comments 5

Two carjackings were reported early Tuesday in Arkansas’ capital city, police said.

Police: 2 gunmen order employees of North Little Rock Pizza Hut to ground, take $1,500 in cash

posted: 03/20/2018 10:40 a.m. Comments 2

Two gunmen robbed a North Little Rock Pizza Hut early Saturday, employees told police.

Ex-teacher formally charged with voyeurism in Arkansas case

posted: 03/20/2018 10:03 a.m. Discuss

A teacher who lost his job last year after being accused of filming a boy in a department store bathroom in Texas was formally charged last week in Arkansas in a separate case.

68-year-old man arrested in North Little Rock pharmacy robbery, police say

posted: 03/20/2018 9:33 a.m. Discuss

Police have arrested a 68-year-old man in the robbery of a North Little Rock pharmacy last week.

Authorities identify man fatally shot after confronting Arkansas sheriff's deputy with crossbow

updated: 03/20/2018 2:30 p.m. Comment 1

Authorities on Tuesday afternoon identified a man who was fatally shot after confronting an Arkansas sheriff's deputy with a crossbow.

Weekend shootings leave 3 deaths in Little Rock

updated: 03/20/2018 2:38 p.m. Comment 1

Little Rock police on Monday continued to investigate two weekend shootings that left three people dead and another person wounded.

Raid on cockfighting ring in Arkansas nets 137 arrests, 34 felony counts

posted: 03/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

TEXARKANA -- More than 100 people were taken into custody Saturday when dozens of law enforcement officers raided a suspected cockfighting operation near De Queen in Sevier County, according to authorities.

Arkansas man returns to state to face rape charges; suspect linked to child-sex trafficking

posted: 03/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A Van Buren man arrested in North Dakota last week on charges of rape and transporting minors for sex involving a child-sex ring in Mulberry is back in Arkansas.

Prosecutor wants second DNA test for former Arkansas police chief arrested in 1997 rape case

posted: 03/20/2018 4:30 a.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- Prosecutors told a judge Monday they are awaiting confirmation of the DNA test that linked a former police chief to the 1997 rape of a Rogers teacher.

Slaying suspect seeks to suppress statements

posted: 03/20/2018 2:50 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- Lawyers for a Springdale man charged with murder filed motions Monday aimed at suppressing statements and limiting pretrial publicity in the case.






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