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Jeannie Roberts

General Assignment Reporter

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Couple's actions at party dominate trial's first day

posted: 03/29/2017 3:29 a.m. Discuss

Red wine and Miller Lite beer dominated the testimony of state witnesses Tuesday on the first day of trial for a man accused of killing a Hot Springs Village police dispatcher more than five years ago.

Bar suspect's record, judge in Arkansas murder trial asked

posted: 03/28/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

HOT SPRINGS -- Attorneys for a man accused of killing a Hot Springs Village police dispatcher more than five years ago pleaded with the judge during Monday's pretrial hearing to exclude evidence or testimony of the man's prior criminal history or of a state child-services investigation concerning his son.

State hunting for volunteers to witness April's 8 executions

posted: 03/22/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 20

A shortage of required citizen witnesses to watch eight lethal injections over a 10-day period next month prompted the state prison director Tuesday to call on Rotary Club members to volunteer.

Pine Bluff aldermen waive rules to buy new police cars, cameras

posted: 03/21/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

PINE BLUFF -- The City Council voted unanimously Monday to finance about $723,000 to equip nearly all of the Pine Bluff Police Department's 50-strong fleet of cruisers with video cameras and to purchase 19 new vehicles -- 14 of which will be sport utility vehicles to better handle rising waters during storms.

PB's 6th slaying victim found in road

posted: 03/21/2017 2:50 a.m. Discuss

Pine Bluff Police detectives are investigating the city's sixth homicide of the year after a body was found in the middle of the road late Sunday.

Mayor calls for unity to move Pine Bluff forward

posted: 03/17/2017 4:30 a.m. Comment 1

The only way to rebuild Pine Bluff and serve its citizens is to bring a divided house together, Mayor Shirley Washington told a standing-room-only crowd Thursday during her State of the City address at the Pine Bluff Convention Center.

Operations chief named for arsenal

posted: 03/07/2017 1 a.m. Discuss

Little Rock native Roch Byrne has been named the Pine Bluff Arsenal's chief executive and chief engineer for all arsenal operations.

Jefferson County notebook

posted: 03/06/2017 2:36 a.m. Discuss

Ordinance pulledon animal agency

Justices OK return to work for Arkansas judge acquitted in hot-car death of son

posted: 02/24/2017 4:30 a.m. Comments 2

A Garland County circuit judge acquitted in the hot-car death of his toddler can return to the bench despite an ongoing investigation by the state's Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission, the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled Thursday.

Jefferson County notebook

posted: 02/21/2017 2:12 a.m. Discuss

Jefferson County's garbage fees rise






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