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Police investigate possible murder-suicide after 2 found dead inside Arkansas home

posted: 06/23/2017 4:58 p.m. Discuss

Police are investigating a possible murder-suicide after two people were found dead, each with a gunshot wound, inside a Fort Smith home midday Friday, officials said.

Sheriff: Arkansan sets fire to in-laws' home to cover up thefts, reports blaze to authorities

posted: 06/23/2017 4:46 p.m. Comment 1

An Arkansas 21-year-old was arrested Thursday after he set fire to his in-laws house to cover up his thefts, then reported it to law enforcement as if he just discovered the blaze, police said.

Man accused of pistol-whipping, robbing Arkansas resident in home invasion

posted: 06/23/2017 3:56 p.m. Comments 2

A man was arrested Thursday after he forced his way into the apartment of a Fayetteville man, pistol-whipped him and stole around $400 with two other robbers, police said.

Arkansas man gets life in prison for rape of woman during home invasion

posted: 06/23/2017 2:39 p.m. Comments 4

A jury took seven minutes Wednesday to convict a Hot Springs man of the rape of a woman during a 2013 home invasion, the Hot Springs Sentinel-Record reported.

Police: Arkansas man found covered in blood on porch, admits to stabbing father

posted: 06/23/2017 2:04 p.m. Discuss

An Arkansas man was arrested Wednesday after police found him covered in blood and he admitted to stabbing his father, officials said.

Man injured in shooting in central Arkansas, police say; 1 sought

posted: 06/23/2017 1:28 p.m. Discuss

Police are searching for the shooter who struck a man in the arm in Jacksonville Friday morning, officials said.

Little Rock restaurant robber 'sounded like' fired worker, police told

posted: 06/23/2017 11:53 a.m. Discuss

A man who robbed a Subway in Little Rock at gunpoint Thursday night sounded to one person at the scene like a worker who had been fired, according to a Little Rock Police Department report.

Former Arkansas TV host jailed on rape charge in Texas after 7-year-old sexually abused

posted: 06/23/2017 11:46 a.m. Comments 5

A former Univision Arkansas host was arrested in Texas on Wednesday in the sexual abuse of a 7-year-old, according to court and online records.

Police: Shoplifter threatens to 'shoot up' midtown Little Rock Target after struggling with workers

posted: 06/23/2017 11:40 a.m. Comments 2

A thief who stole shoes and a soda from the midtown Little Rock Target threatened to return and "shoot up the store" after struggling with employees who tried to stop him, police said.

Boxer Jermain Taylor a no-show at hearing, judge rules for gunshot victim

posted: 06/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 9

Representatives for Jermain Taylor informed the judge that Taylor was in Florida, with no money and no intention of making his afternoon hearing in Little Rock.

4 arrested in after 10 pounds of methamphetamine found in vehicle in North Little Rock, police say

posted: 06/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

North Little Rock police arrested four people on drug trafficking charges after finding 10 pounds of methamphetamine in a vehicle Thursday morning, according to reports.

Former Arkansas sheriff's deputy gets probation in meth frame-up

posted: 06/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 3

A former sheriff's deputy in southeast Arkansas has pleaded guilty to charges related to a plot to plant methamphetamine on an unsuspecting person.

Arkansas man sentenced in meth case; he gets 35 years for 50-pound stash intercepted in 2016

posted: 06/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

An Alma man has been sentenced in federal court to 35 years in prison after he was convicted of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in the Fort Smith area.

Harasser of Arkansas campers sentenced in woman's death

posted: 06/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Discuss

A Hot Springs man who caused a vehicle to roll over and kill a woman as she slept in a tent last year was sentenced to a total of 25 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty to multiple charges in Garland County Circuit Court.

Little Rock mall store worker foils stripper-pole theft

posted: 06/23/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

A woman was chased into a common area of Little Rock's Park Plaza mall Wednesday as she tried to steal a stripper pole from a store, an employee bitten during the attempted robbery told police.






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