posted: 03/10/2014 10:58 a.m.
CLINTON — A former University of Central Arkansas student testified Monday that ex-university chief of staff Jack Gillean gave him master keys on multiple occasions so he could burglarize offices and steal tests.
posted: 03/08/2014 11:55 a.m.
A 27-year-old parolee has been arrested on accusations he opened fire on another vehicle in an apparent act of "road rage," the Pulaski County sheriff's office said.
posted: 03/08/2014 10:41 a.m.
This month's wintry weather is being credited with helping to make a burglary arrest in Newton County.
posted: 03/08/2014 3:01 a.m.
Former bond broker Steele Stephens testified with obvious reluctance Friday against former Arkansas Treasurer Martha Shoffner, admitting that he secretly gave her $36,000 in cash over 2½ years and was rewarded with a large share of the state’s bond business, which earned him hefty commissions.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:55 a.m.
A judge on Friday unsealed a defense motion seeking to exclude certain evidence about former University of Central Arkansas Chief of Staff Jack Gillean’s lifestyle — including sexual relationships with men — after ruling that the prosecution could raise the issue during Gillean’s commercial-burglary trial.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:43 a.m.
The Little Rock robbery suspect being treated for a gunshot wound on top of bite wounds from a police dog has been tied to two other recent robberies, police said.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:41 a.m.
Four more University of Central Arkansas fraternity members were arrested Friday on hazing charges a day after their “dean of pledges” was charged in what campus police described as an ordeal that involved the paddling of four Kappa Alpha Psi pledges.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:38 a.m.
Eleven men are facing federal drug-conspiracy charges of methamphetamine trafficking in the Hope area.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:37 a.m.
A Little Rock man who contends he and his wife are members of an ethnic group over which U.S. and Arkansas law have limited jurisdiction pleaded guilty to a misdemeanor charge Thursday to resolve allegations that he had fought with police during an arrest nearly two years ago.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:34 a.m.
Authorities arrested a Sharp County woman Friday in connection with Thursday’s robbery of a Cherokee Village branch bank.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:29 a.m.
In a rare occurrence, a first appearance hearing was conducted in a hospital room last week for an El Dorado man accused of capital murder and several other felonies.
posted: 03/08/2014 2:27 a.m.
NLR man arrested on burglary charge A man was arrested in Little Rock early Friday morning on accusations of using a brick to break into a Metropolitan Bank branch, according to police reports.
posted: 03/07/2014 4:05 p.m.
The North Little Rock Police Department officer who fatally shot a man after, police say, he assaulted the officer with a cane has been identified as Chris Gann, department spokesman Brian Dedrick said in a news release Friday.
posted: 03/07/2014 11:22 a.m.
A robbery suspect shot Wednesday by a Little Rock officer is suspected in two other recent robberies, the Little Rock Police Department said Friday.
posted: 03/07/2014 3:22 a.m.
Former employees of Martha Shoffner described her Thursday to a federal jury as volatile and ill-tempered, with a penchant for slamming her fist on tables and declaring, “I’m the g****** state treasurer, and I can do what I want!”