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Arkansas man arrested on murder charges in killings of homeowner, her sister

A 47-year-old Arkansas man has been arrested on murder charges in a double homicide reported earlier this month.


Police: Man snaps puppy's neck after argument

Sgt. Ryan Doty says this is the worst case of animal abuse he has seen in years


Authorities: Little Rock man arrested after chase says cousin driving, ejected in crash; no one else found

A Little Rock man who wrecked a vehicle while fleeing told authorities that the crash ejected his cousin, who was actually driving, though deputies said they found no such person at the scene.


Police: Father left 10-year-old daughter in desert without shoes, water

A woman spotted the girl crying and walking without shoes


Police: Suspect eats own feces, spits it at officers in patrol car

Police in California say man who was arrested defecated, ate his feces and then spat it at officers while being driven to jail in a patrol car


During chase, central Arkansas man runs other drivers off road, sheriff's office says

Authorities say a central Arkansas man who led authorities on a chase Tuesday ran other motorists off the road and attempted to flee on foot before his eventual arrest.


Woman arrested after she's found asleep in car, loaded gun beside her

Jonesboro police arrested a Texas woman after they found her asleep in her car, a handgun on the seat beside her, in a school parking lot.


Put in chokehold, robbed after stranger asks for cigarette, man tells Little Rock police

A man was placed into a chokehold and robbed Tuesday afternoon while getting a ride to a Little Rock pharmacy to fill prescriptions, according to police.


Robber beats 56-year-old man with pipe in Little Rock park, police say

A man told offices he was robbed of his wallet and cellphone Tuesday after someone beat him with an aluminum pipe at a Little Rock park, police said.


Sixteen-year-old boy shot by Marion officer dies from injuries

The 16-year-old boy who was shot Tuesday evening by Marion police outside a youth shelter has died, authorities said.


Police: Arkansas man found under bed in home tells investigators he broke in after being sold bad drugs

After being sold bad drugs, an Arkansas man broke into a North Little Rock home Tuesday to get his money back, police said.


Fugitive wanted in Arkansas murder case caught in California

A Scott County man who has been on the run since December from a Logan County murder charge has been arrested in California while crossing into the United States from Mexico, Logan County Sheriff Boyd Hicks said Tuesday.


Gunfire killed 2 Little Rock victims at their homes; witnesses give descriptions of suspects

Police on Tuesday continued to investigate two Monday night homicides, the latest deaths in a surge of violent crime in Little Rock.


Police: 2 kids left in car at Little Rock Kroger; mother arrested

A Little Rock mother was arrested after she left her two children inside a vehicle Tuesday afternoon, according to a police report.


Shot at by robbers, 4 youths tell police in Little Rock

An attempted robbery ended in more than a dozen gunshots fired at a group of children and teenagers Monday night in Little Rock, police said.


Crop duster crash leaves pilot injured

A pilot was taken to a hospital Tuesday after the crop duster he was flying went down in a northeast Arkansas field, authorities said.


Sheriff needs help identifying woman suspected of cashing fake checks

The Greene County Sheriff's Department needs your help in a suspected forgery case.


ASP: 16-year-old shot by police

According to the Arkansas State Police, the 16-year-old injured in a shooting outside the Emergency Juvenile Shelter in Marion was shot by police. 


16-year-old killed by Marion police officer identified

The 16-year-old shot and killed by a Marion Police Department officer has been identified


KY: Brady Violation Leads to New Trial Amidst Inappropriate Law Enforcement Relationships

We write with a fairly short update of a Kentucky story we first covered back in April. A murder prosecution was called into question because the Commonwealth Attorney who prosecuted the case, Linda Tally Smith, and the lead detective, Bruce McVay, had an affair that both unraveled personally and threatened to unravel the conviction of David Dooley. While the details of the relationship and its breakdown certainly ramped up public interest in the case, the constitutional concern the defense raised was that the prosecution had failed to disclose important video evidence that would have supported the defense’s case and impeachment evidence that would have undermined McVay’s credibility. In May, after the evidentiary hearing, Boone County Circuit Court Judge J.R. Schrand granted Mr. Dooley a new trial. The Judge’s order, located here, is not based upon Tally Smith’s relationship with McVay. Rather than deciding the case on the basis that Tally Smith had a duty to disclose to the defense her concerns about the detective’s credibility, the court focused on the State’s failure to properly disclose surveillance footage that would have bolstered the defendant’s claim that someone else committed the murder of Michelle Mockbee. In light of the detailed evidence he received about the discovery process, Judge Schrand did not find the Brady violation to be intentional, but nevertheless held thatView Full Post;


26 arrested on gun and drug charges in West Memphis federal sting

Federal law enforcement officers arrested 26 fugitives on gun and drug charges Tuesday morning in West Memphis.


Man critically injured in blast dies

A Monette city employee critically injured in a Tuesday morning blast died several hours later at the hospital.


Suspect faces felony charge in Ten Commandments' destruction

A prosecutor says he plans to charge a man accused of crashing his vehicle into a Ten Commandments monument outside the Arkansas Capitol with first-degree criminal mischief.


Arkansas police seek car in slaying of man in Little Rock

Police are searching for a car described as stolen in connection with the shooting death of a man in Little Rock this month.


Federal prosecutor credits task force with quick arrests in shooting case

It's been three weeks since at least 60 shots rang out and 25 people were hit at a downtown Little Rock nightclub. A week later, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson announced a task force to combat crime in the capital city. Already, two arrests have been made.


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