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Jeannie Roberts

General Assignment Reporter

Recent Stories by Jeannie Roberts

Restitution system broken, official says

posted: 11/30/2015 4:10 a.m. Discuss

Limited communication and conflicting priorities across the state's judicial system have made it difficult to collect victim restitution payments from offenders, a state official says.

Director seeks 48 transfers to Texas

posted: 11/27/2015 4 a.m. Discuss

Director seeks 48 transfers to Texas

Board of corrections notebook

posted: 11/27/2015 3:03 a.m. Discuss

Director seeks 48 transfers to Texas

Inmates citing faith lead rise in beard pleas

posted: 11/24/2015 5:45 a.m. Comments 6

More than a third of the state's male prison inmates said their religious beliefs mandate beards, swamping the prison administration and its chaplains with thousands of accommodation requests, a prison official told the Board of Corrections on Monday.

Agencies plan home for addict-recovery

posted: 11/24/2015 4:34 a.m. Discuss

Two state agencies are joining forces to establish a therapeutic house for individuals -- including recently paroled inmates -- who have a substance-abuse problem.

Raise for NLR teachers urged; bonus idea tabled

posted: 11/20/2015 2:46 a.m. Discuss

A proposal to give all North Little Rock School District employees a one-time, across-the-board bonus was tabled Thursday until next month so the district can explore further the option of giving raises instead.

Rejected dice game followed by robbery

posted: 11/16/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

A man who declined an invitation to play dice was robbed at gunpoint Sunday, according to the Little Rock Police Department.

Warden says hunter really felon with gun

posted: 11/16/2015 5:45 a.m. Discuss

An Arkansas Game and Fish warden arrested a man Sunday morning after seeing him walking down the street wearing hunter orange and toting a rifle and squirrels.

Man found in creek after auto accident

posted: 11/16/2015 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

A Little Rock man was arrested after fleeing the scene of an accident late Saturday, according to a report from the Little Rock Police Department.

Little Rock man charged with shoplifting

posted: 11/09/2015 5:45 a.m. Comment 1

Walmart store security told Little Rock police that when they approached a possible shoplifter Saturday afternoon, the man said he had a gun and ran away, according to a police report.



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