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Lab says remains found in lot are those of Searcy toddler

posted: 02/13/2016 5:58 a.m. Discuss

Human remains found in December in Jackson County have been confirmed as those of Malik Drummond, a 2-year-old boy from Searcy who police say was beaten to death by his father.

Man, 53, sentenced for child-porn counts

posted: 02/13/2016 2:38 a.m. Discuss

A Bentonville man was sentenced to 25 years in prison for possessing child pornography in a case that involved three girls.

Man found dead in NLR apartment

posted: 02/13/2016 2:36 a.m. Discuss

Police are investigating the death of a man in North Little Rock as a homicide.

Man's 'kinky' night at home gets him handcuffed twice

posted: 02/13/2016 2:35 a.m. Discuss

A Fort Smith man traded one set of handcuffs for another Tuesday when he called police to remove a pair he had used during an intimate encounter with his wife, then was arrested when police discovered he had a felony warrant.

Man, 20, given a life sentence for 2014 killing

posted: 02/13/2016 2:34 a.m. Discuss

A 20-year-old man will spend the rest of his life in prison after pleading guilty Friday to capital murder in the December 2014 slaying of a Camden grocery-store manager.

Gym owner faces steroids charges

posted: 02/13/2016 2:33 a.m. Discuss

The owner of Iron Core Gym at 1995 U.S. 412 East in Siloam Springs was arrested Wednesday after Benton County sheriff's office investigators found anabolic steroids and syringes inside the facility, according to a news release.

Robbery victim, 21, beaten, left naked

posted: 02/13/2016 2:32 a.m. Discuss

Jonesboro police were seeking three people in a robbery and kidnapping that left a man naked and injured Friday.

Police beat

posted: 02/13/2016 2:30 a.m. Discuss

Street fight ends with shots, injury Police were investigating a street fight that led to gunfire Thursday in Little Rock.

Michael Maggio, ex-Arkansas judge, asks to withdraw guilty plea

posted: 02/12/2016 11:52 a.m. Comments 4

LITTLE ROCK — A former central Arkansas circuit judge is asking a federal judge to allow him to withdraw his guilty plea on a federal bribery charge, two weeks before he is scheduled to be sentenced.

Arkansan calls police after locked in handcuffs during 'kinky' night, later arrested

posted: 02/12/2016 11:05 a.m. Comments 4

A Fort Smith man stuck in his own pair of handcuffs was arrested after police called to remove them discovered he had an active warrant.

Judge arrested in death of son

posted: 02/12/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Garland County Circuit Judge Wade Naramore was arrested Thursday on a charge of negligent homicide in the heat-related death of his 17-month-old son in July 2015.

Attorneys: Drop charge in man's child-abuse case

posted: 02/12/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Two Texarkana defense attorneys argued Wednesday that lost crime-scene photos and missing audio recordings of witness interviews are cause to dismiss a felony case against a man accused of seriously injuring a toddler in 2013.

Inmate gets 40 years in Spa City escape

posted: 02/12/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

His escape from custody drew national attention in 2013 and prompted a monthlong manhunt, but Derrick Glenn Estell's guilty plea in the jailbreak was handled quickly late Wednesday afternoon as he avoided a trial set to begin Thursday morning in Garland County Circuit Court.

Little Rock mother who shot into apartment 'full' of children gets 3 years

posted: 02/12/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

A 30-year-old Little Rock mother of four was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday for firing a gun into an apartment where three women and seven children had taken refuge.

Knife, ax killer from Jacksonville gets 22-year term

posted: 02/12/2016 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

A 56-year-old Jacksonville man has been sentenced to 22 years in prison for killing a man in a late-night knife and ax attack on a family of three that had befriended him.

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