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Preschool's driver faces charge over forgotten kid

posted: 10/10/2015 3:15 a.m. Discuss

The driver fired from a West Fork preschool last month after a child was left for more than seven hours in the preschool's van was charged Friday on a preliminary misdemeanor charge of endangering the welfare of a minor.

Police beat

posted: 10/10/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

LR Wendy's robbed by 2, report says Two armed men robbed a fast-food restaurant Thursday in Little Rock, police reported.

North Little Rock man arrested in rape of 8-month-old

posted: 10/09/2015 12:22 p.m. Comments 4

A North Little Rock man has been arrested on a charge of rape involving an 8-month-old toddler, according to the Pulaski County sheriff's office.

Ruling voiding life for minor recalled

posted: 10/09/2015 3 a.m. Comment 1

The Arkansas Supreme Court agreed Thursday to recall a ruling that voided the life sentence of an inmate convicted as a minor, while state attorneys ask the U.S. Supreme Court for guidance in such cases.

Inmate sues to stop execution this month

posted: 10/09/2015 2:53 a.m. Discuss

Attorneys for a man scheduled to be executed later this month have asked a court in Jefferson County to stop his execution and declare him mentally incompetent.

Murder suspect attacked in cell, his attorney says

posted: 10/09/2015 2:52 a.m. Discuss

One of four teenagers charged in the murders of a Conway couple was attacked by his five cellmates in the Faulkner County jail unit where he was transferred after turning 18 last month, his attorney said in a newly filed court document.

Woman indicted on fraud charge

posted: 10/09/2015 2:51 a.m. Discuss

A former security guard at the Federal Building in Little Rock was formally indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury, accused of submitting 24 fraudulent claims to the state Department of Human Services to receive $575,917.76 in federal funds to which she wasn't entitled.

Man jailed in shooting that left one dead, one injured

posted: 10/09/2015 2:48 a.m. Discuss

Sheriff's deputies arrested a Rose Bud man Thursday in a fatal shooting that, they said, resulted from a domestic disturbance in the small White County community.

Police beat

posted: 10/09/2015 2:46 a.m. Discuss

Police: Golf-shop thief caught eating Police said a Little Rock man was eating food inside a golf pro shop Tuesday afternoon when an employee returned and discovered him there.

Alexander man gets 18 years in shooting of wife at Buffalo National River

posted: 10/08/2015 2:25 p.m. Discuss

An Alexander man was sentenced to 18 years in federal prison for the attempted murder of his wife last year at the Buffalo National River, U.S. Attorney Kenneth Elser said Thursday.

57-year-old arrested in White County shooting that injured wife, killed man

updated: 10/08/2015 2:25 p.m. Comment 1

A 57-year-old Rosebud man has been arrested in a shooting early Thursday that injured his wife and killed a man who lived with the couple.

Police respond to shooting in Hot Springs, find man dead in street

updated: 10/08/2015 11:24 a.m. Comment 1

Authorities in Hot Springs are investigating an apparent fatal shooting.

Little Rock man lands in jail after in-law fired on

posted: 10/08/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

LR man lands in jail after in-law fired on A Little Rock man was arrested Tuesday on accusations that he fired several gunshots at his brother-in-law.

Phone's map led to arrest in North Little Rock slaying

posted: 10/08/2015 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

A map on a slain teenager's cellphone led police to the home of the Jacksonville man accused of killing him -- a man who is also a part of a group of armed robbers calling themselves the Taliban Gang, prosecutors said Wednesday.

LR man gets 27 months for fraud

posted: 10/08/2015 3:19 a.m. Discuss

Stephen Parks of Little Rock, who for three years fought the IRS' efforts to take more than $7.5 million in property and cash from him that it said was obtained by fraud, on Wednesday accepted a 27-month prison sentence.




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