Teen dies in altercation over theft
On May 3, 2012, 14-year-old Michael Stanley Jr. of Little Rock was involved in the theft of a wallet, belonging to 58-year-old Michael David Sadler, also of Little Rock. In the events that followed, Sadler admitted to chasing Stanley - who was fleeing on a bicycle - in his minivan, ultimately running him over and beating him afterward. Stanley died of his injuries at Arkansas Children's Hospital.
updated: 01/30/2013 6:27 p.m.
A Little Rock man accused of fatally running over and beating a teenage boy after the youth stole his wallet outside a Little Rock convenience store was found guilty of second-degree murder Wednesday afternoon.
posted: 08/27/2012 9:09 a.m.
The trial for a man accused of fatally beating and running over a teenage boy after the youth allegedly took his wallet has been delayed.
updated: 05/04/2012 2:17 p.m.
The father of a 14-year-old who died after being run over and beaten Thursday in Little Rock says he wants the man charged with the crime to face the death penalty.
posted: 05/04/2012 3:38 a.m.
After having his wallet plucked from his hand by a teenager late Thursday morning, a Little Rock man ran down the youth with his van in a nearby vacant lot and then beat him, police said. The 14-year-old later died in a hospital.
updated: 05/03/2012 5:10 p.m.
Authorities have closed the 2700 block of Oak Street in Little Rock after receiving a report of a car striking a pedestrian late Thursday morning.