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Toothbrush key to Arkansas jail lock; 2 flee

posted: 07/01/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

Two men used a toothbrush to pick a cell door lock to escape from the Logan County jail this week, Sheriff Boyd Hicks said Thursday.

Firm's project official admits bogus billings

posted: 07/01/2016 2:49 a.m. Discuss

A Virginia man who billed the nursing home company Golden Living for construction and renovation work never performed has pleaded guilty in federal court to charges of mail fraud and money laundering.

Arkansas killer gets life term

posted: 06/30/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A Crawford County man was sentenced to life in prison without parole plus 20 years Wednesday for the 2010 slaying of a Fort Smith woman.

Arkansas man pleads guilty to murder during robbery, gets 30 years

posted: 06/28/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

BOONEVILLE -- A Polk County man was sentenced to 30 years in prison Monday after pleading guilty in the April 2015 death of a rural Logan County man shot during a robbery.

12 sent to prison in meth ring bust

posted: 06/25/2016 5:55 a.m. Discuss

Twelve members of a methamphetamine distribution ring were sentenced in federal court this week to prison terms as long as 20 years.

Agency driver accused of failing to act when he saw rape of boy

posted: 06/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 4

A van driver with Area Agency on Aging of Western Arkansas was arrested Wednesday on an accusation of failing to act when he witnessed a 9-year-old boy being raped by a 14-year-old boy in the agency's van.

Plea is innocent for Arkansas man accused in beating death of ex-housemate

posted: 06/23/2016 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A Crawford County man pleaded innocent before a circuit judge Wednesday after being charged Tuesday with capital murder in the ax-handle beating death of a man.

Van Buren man faces murder charges

posted: 06/22/2016 1:04 a.m. Discuss

A Crawford County man is scheduled to go before a Circuit Court judge this morning after being charged Tuesday with the capital murder of a man who was beaten to death last week with an ax handle.

Arkansas man charged in jogger's killing fit for trial, doctor says

posted: 06/21/2016 5:45 a.m. Comments 2

FORT SMITH -- A Barling man who is claiming mental disease as a defense to a charge he shot a jogger last summer was not insane at the time of the shooting, according to a mental evaluation report.

Crawford County jail's builder says completion nears

posted: 06/20/2016 3:08 a.m. Discuss

VAN BUREN -- Construction of Crawford County's new jail is on schedule and under budget with an expected opening date of Oct. 15, County Judge John Hall said.




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