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Police beat: Auto-parts store worker shot in LR

posted: 08/30/2015 5:06 a.m. Discuss

An O'Reilly Auto Parts employee was shot in the thigh and knee Saturday night during a robbery in Little Rock, police said.

Police beat: At school, officers find cafeteria chaos

posted: 08/29/2015 4:40 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock police were called Friday morning to J.A. Fair High School to help control a fight in the cafeteria, according to a police report.

Ex-Treasurer Martha Shoffner sentenced to 30 months

updated: 08/28/2015 1:04 p.m. Comments 23

Former state Treasurer Martha Shoffner was sentenced Friday to 30 months in prison after being convicted on federal bribery and extortion charges.

Math teacher in White Hall arrested on drug charges

posted: 08/28/2015 7:28 a.m. Comments 4

A seventh-grade math teacher in the White Hall School District in Jefferson County was arrested on drug charges after undercover investigators bought suspected marijuana from him, authorities said.

Severing pup's ears gets man 4 months

updated: 08/28/2015 1:28 p.m. Comments 7

A Sherwood man who "sawed off" the ears of his 2-month-old puppy was sentenced to probation and jail time Thursday by a Pulaski County Circuit judge who said he was personally repulsed by what the defendant had done.

Police beat: Texas arrests one in Cupid's holdup

posted: 08/28/2015 4:29 a.m. Discuss

A man wanted in the armed robbery of a Little Rock lingerie store was arrested Wednesday in Texas, police said.

McGehee boy, 5, dead; mother held

posted: 08/28/2015 4:23 a.m. Discuss

A McGehee woman is being held on a $500,000 bond in connection with the Thursday death of her 5-year-old son, according to the McGehee Police Department.

Woman sentenced for sex with boy

posted: 08/28/2015 4:17 a.m. Discuss

A woman who admitted to sexually abusing a teenage boy while acting as a youth leader at a Texarkana church showed no emotion Monday as the family of her victim spoke at a court hearing in Miller County.

Man who filmed sex act gets probation

posted: 08/28/2015 4:15 a.m. Discuss

A Siloam Springs man was placed on probation for 10 years after he admitted to filming a sex act involving a girl.

LR man accepts 10 years, gets six charges dropped

posted: 08/28/2015 4:14 a.m. Discuss

A Little Rock man's past caught up with him Thursday when a federal judge accepted an agreement that will send him to prison for 10 years for a crime that normally would be punishable by less than four years behind bars.

Burglaries

posted: 08/28/2015 4:12 a.m. Discuss

The following burglaries are from reports collected from the Little Rock and North Little Rock police departments. The names listed are of those who reported a burglary and the dates are when the crime is believed to have taken place. Cammack Village data are not included.

Fort Smith police seek 1 in shooting

posted: 08/28/2015 3:45 a.m. Discuss

Fort Smith police on Thursday were looking for an 18-year-old man suspected of shooting another man several times during an argument, police said.

Suspect in lingerie store robbery nabbed in Texas

posted: 08/27/2015 8:25 a.m. Comment 1

A man suspected of robbing a Little Rock lingerie store has been arrested in Texas, authorities said.

Woman charged in death of infant

posted: 08/27/2015 4:28 a.m. Discuss

A Camden woman is facing a murder charge in the death of her infant child, Camden police said.

Jury acquits man accused of raping, infecting girl, 9

posted: 08/27/2015 4:27 a.m. Comments 2

A Pulaski County jury on Wednesday acquitted a Little Rock man who said police coerced him into confessing to raping a 9-year-old girl and giving her sexually transmitted diseases.

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