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Sheriff's office: Dog shot with pellet gun outside Arkansas home

Authorities say an Arkansas couple’s dog was shot outside their residence Saturday.


Goshen manhunt suspect arrested

UPDATE: Thomas Clark has been arrested in Boone County, Goshen Police Chief Zeb Rone told 40/29.


Man suspected of stabbing woman then forced her to clean up

After beating and stabbing his estranged girlfriend multiple times, investigators say a man forced the victim to clean up the blood.


Police: Arkansas college student arrested on explosives charge

Police say a 20-year-old Arkansas college student is accused of constructing and testing explosives.


John Brown Univ. student arrested on explosives charge

Siloam Springs Police say 20-year-old Timothy Constantin has been arrested on a charge of Criminal Possession of Explosives.


Attacked with pepper spray, iron after accusing girlfriend of cheating, Arkansan tells police

Police say an Arkansas woman attacked her boyfriend with an iron and pepper spray after he accused her of cheating on him.


UPDATED LITTLE ROCK CRIME MAP: 600 new reports added to interactive map; search by zip code, street

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Man found shot in chest at Arkansas apartment complex dies hours later, police say

Police say a 38-year-old was fatally injured in a shooting at an Arkansas apartment complex Monday night.


Murder charge filed against Arkansan accused in attack that left man dead, woman hurt

A first-degree murder charge was filed Monday in Sharp County against a 36-year-old accused in an attack that left an Arkansas man dead and a woman injured.


Plane's brakes reportedly fail during landing, no injuries

A pilot and passenger were not injured following a late night landing at Clinton National Airport.


Arkansas sheriff suspects helicopter hit geese before crash killed 3 crew members

The Arkansas County sheriff suspects that geese caused the crash of a Bell 407 GXP medical helicopter on Sunday night that killed all three crew members aboard.


Spat leads to gunfire outside Arkansas restaurant, arrest

Police say a fight between two men ended in gunfire outside an Arkansas restaurant Sunday.


Exam set for suspect in brutal attack at Arkansas home

BENTONVILLE -- A judge on Monday ordered a mental evaluation for a Fayetteville man accused of attempting to kill a woman.


Police: Little Rock man fleeing in stolen car causes wreck that injures 2

A man fleeing a traffic accident in a stolen car on Saturday caused a wreck that injured two other people, according to an arrest report.


Trial near for 3 Arkansas teens charged in fatal drive-by

Three suspects accused in a fatal drive-by shooting in Ashdown are scheduled for trial Monday.


Police arrest man in fatal shooting at Arkansas nightclub

Police say they have arrested a man in a shooting that left one Arkansas resident dead and another injured Sunday morning.


Sheriff's office: TV stolen from Pulaski County jail lobby

A thief stole the television from inside the Pulaski County jail lobby, a sheriff’s office spokesman said Monday.


Prosecutor: 34-year-old who shot man, himself at Arkansas home charged with murder

Charges have been filed against a 34-year-old Arkansan accused of fatally shooting another man earlier this month, authorities said Monday.


Man accused of killing 1, injuring 1 in shooting outside Arkansas nightclub

Police say they have arrested a man in a shooting that left one dead and another injured Sunday morning.


Pharmacy break-in suspect still at large, officer disciplined for warning shot

A Newport pharmacy break-in led to a high-speed chase with officers across two counties. An officer now faces disciplinary action for firing a warning shot during the incident.


What Does It Take to Enforce Batson? When Written Proof of Prosecutors’ Discriminatory Motives for Striking Jurors Still Isn’t Enough

It’s no secret prosecutors accused of discriminating against prospective jurors in jury selection usually get away with excluding the jurors they do not want to serve. What is remarkable, however, is that even prosecutors who document plans to strike jurors on the basis of race or gender can evade accountability. Even though the U.S. Supreme Court has called on courts to consider all the relevant circumstances when deciding whether a lawyer has violated the tenets of Batson v. Kentucky (the case that prohibits racial discrimination in jury selection and that has been extended to gender discrimination but not yet discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation)—and those circumstances most definitely include documents that refer to the planned dismissal of prospective jurors for unconstitutional reasons—a number of cases show that even a documented intent to discriminate may not be enough. If any single thread of the Batson jurisprudence reveals how fragile the entire fabric is, this is it. To be fair, the Supreme Court itself has considered documentary evidence of discrimination. In Miller-El v. Dretke, the Court granted the defendant a new trial; while picking the jury, prosecutors struck 10 of the 11 qualified African-American prospective jurors. On top of the substantial and compelling record evidence that prosecutors intentionally discriminated against black potential jurors, the Court wrote: “There is a finalView Full Post;


IN CUSTODY: man wanted in connection with Kennett, MO shooting arrested

A man considered armed and dangerous after a shooting in Kennett, Missouri is behind bars.


Man found unfit for trial over Ten Commandments destruction

A man charged with crashing his vehicle into Arkansas' Ten Commandments display nearly three years after he was accused of destroying a monument at Oklahoma's Capitol has been found mentally unfit to go to trial.


Arkansas man seeks DNA retesting in murder case

An Arkansas man who was previously scheduled for execution is pleading for additional DNA testing to prove he's innocent in a 1993 murder.


ASP trooper injured when suspect resists arrest

A trooper with Arkansas State Police suffered injuries this week when he says a Jonesboro man resisted arrest.


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