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Litigation, lack of protocol keep state executions frozen

updated: 06/29/2015 10:07 p.m. Discuss

Arkansas executions will remain on hold while the state finds the drugs it wants to use, develops a new procedure to carry out death sentences and addresses lawsuits, officials said Monday.

Trial set in shooting death of LR girl, 15

posted: 06/30/2015 4:38 a.m. Comment 1

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims on Monday set a Nov. 3 date for the first-degree murder trial of a Little Rock man who police say opened fire on a car full of teenage pranksters, killing one of them on Valentine's Day in 2014.

Took body of woman to N.C., killer says

posted: 06/30/2015 4:37 a.m. Discuss

A Gurdon man pleaded guilty Monday afternoon in federal court to choking a 20-year-old woman, leading to her death, and then transporting her body through three states.

Police beat: Massage customer robbed in motel lot

posted: 06/30/2015 3:41 a.m. Discuss

A man seeking to be rubbed down instead got held up on Sunday in Little Rock, police reported.

2 formally charged in Jonesboro death

posted: 06/30/2015 3:39 a.m. Discuss

Two accused in the Memorial Day shooting death of a Jonesboro man were formally charged with first-degree murder Monday, 2nd Judicial Circuit Prosecuting Attorney Scott Ellington said.

2 Blytheville teens charged in killing

posted: 06/30/2015 3:37 a.m. Discuss

Two Blytheville teenagers face capital murder charges in what police said was the accidental shooting of their partner in a June 22 aggravated robbery.

Oklahoma man pleads not guilty in manslaughter case

posted: 06/30/2015 2 a.m. Discuss

A Jay, Okla., man pleaded not guilty Monday to a charge accusing him of assisting another person in committing suicide.

NWA Records

posted: 06/30/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Larry Dale Hardwick, 59, of 17913 Beaver Hollow Road in Garfield was arrested Monday in connection with a parole violation.

Fayetteville police link statewide theft ring

posted: 06/29/2015 5:17 a.m. Discuss

A muddy shoeprint started a statewide investigation that cracked a major theft ring.

Garfield man beaten at resort

posted: 06/29/2015 4:36 a.m. Discuss

A man beat the manager at Ventris Trail's End Resort with a fireplace poker early Tuesday morning and the man and a woman with him stole a cash box, according to a preliminary report from the Benton County Sheriff's Office.

Police beat: Robber grabs cash at LR gas station

posted: 06/29/2015 4:34 a.m. Discuss

A Little Rock gas station employee was robbed at gunpoint Sunday morning by a man who demanded money from the register, police said.

Woman shot dead in her NLR home

posted: 06/29/2015 4:33 a.m. Discuss

Authorities are investigating a Sunday morning shooting in North Little Rock that left a woman dead.

LR man shot wife, himself, police say

posted: 06/29/2015 3:53 a.m. Discuss

A Little Rock man is dead and a woman is injured after what police believe to be an attempted murder-suicide.

Police beat

posted: 06/28/2015 2:56 a.m. Discuss

Police: Drugs, gun found during arrest Police found pills, crystal methamphetamine and a loaded gun on a Little Rock man arrested Friday night, according to a police report.

Ex-bank teller admits theft

posted: 06/27/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

A former teller at the Cantrell Road branch of Allied Bank in Little Rock admitted Tuesday to embezzling $197,100 from the bank between May 2013 and October of that year.

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