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Police tipped off as escapee visited mom

posted: 06/27/2017 2:50 a.m. Discuss

A prison escapee who had been on the lam for 32 years was visiting his elderly mother in Springdale when police got a tip that he was there.

Suspect in fatal LR shooting planned robbery, police say

posted: 06/27/2017 2:47 a.m. Discuss

A former employee is accused of setting up a robbery at a detail shop last November that led to a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded, according to an affidavit obtained Monday.

Police beat

posted: 06/27/2017 2:40 a.m. Discuss

Passenger stealscar, LR man says

Arkansas teen accused of shooting vehicle with pellet gun, breaking friend's jaw

posted: 06/26/2017 6:02 p.m. Comment 1

An Arkansas man is accused of shooting at a vehicle with a pellet gun and punching his friend several times last month, leaving the teen with a broken jaw.

PHOTO: 23.4 pounds of marijuana found in pickup after 2 arrested in Arkansas

posted: 06/26/2017 2:30 p.m. Comment 1

Authorities found more than 23 pounds of marijuana in a pickup after it was stopped over the weekend in northeast Arkansas, the Clay County sheriff's office said in a statement.

Arkansas woman arrested in burglary case later threatened to kill victims, sheriff says

posted: 06/26/2017 2:08 p.m. Comments 2

A 33-year-old Arkansas woman is accused of burglarizing a home and later threatening to kill the victims, authorities said.

Arkansas inmate on lam for 32 years visiting mom when caught, she says

posted: 06/26/2017 1:49 p.m. Discuss

LITTLE ROCK — The mother of an Arkansas prison escapee who had been on the run for more than three decades said she has been in contact with her son since soon after his escape and that he was visiting her when he was arrested.

Police identify man injured in Little Rock shooting

posted: 06/26/2017 11:48 a.m. Discuss

Police on Monday released the identity of a 35-year-old Little Rock man who was shot at an apartment complex the day before.

Arkansas man pleads not guilty to robbing, pistol-whipping grandmother

posted: 06/26/2017 11:35 a.m. Comments 6

A 20-year-old Arkansas man has pleaded not guilty to pistol-whipping his grandmother during a robbery last month, the Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported Monday.

18-year-old sought after shooting at central Arkansas apartment complex injures 1

posted: 06/26/2017 11:30 a.m. Comments 3

A man is sought after a shooting at an apartment complex in central Arkansas left someone hurt last week, police said.

Arkansas man accused of hitting woman with baseball bat, raping her

posted: 06/26/2017 11:05 a.m. Comments 16

A 44-year-old man is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a baseball bat and forcing her to perform sexual acts on him in Arkansas.

Gunman robs Little Rock store of cash, police say

posted: 06/26/2017 10:09 a.m. Comment 1

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a Little Rock business at gunpoint Friday night.

After ordering 'irritating' passenger out of car, Little Rock man shot at, robbed of vehicle, police say

posted: 06/26/2017 9:58 a.m. Comments 2

A 20-year-old Little Rock man told police he was shot at and robbed of the car he was driving after he told a passenger to get out, authorities said.

After 32 years on lam, Arkansas prison escapee jailed

posted: 06/26/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 7

An Arkansas inmate who escaped three decades ago from prison was taken into custody Sunday at a residence in the state's northwest, according to a prisons spokesman.






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