Arkansas man arrested with nearly 1 pound of methamphetamine at hotel in Little Rock, police say

Pulaski County police officers approached Zachary Berry Tuesday morning after finding him at a hotel on S University Street in Little Rock.A 35-year-old Arkansas man was found to have nearly a pound of methamphetamine after police arrested him at a Little Rock hotel, authorities said.

Police: Arkansas woman leads officers on high-speed chase after robbery; 'suicide by cop' threatened, family member says

A 31-year-old Jacksonville woman flashed an apparent weapon at two central Arkansas businesses before leading authorities on a high-speed chase and later emerging from her vehicle with a gun pointed at her head, police said.

Police investigating restaurant armed robbery

Police are searching for a man accused of robbing a fast food restaurant at gunpoint.

Evicted Little Rock woman threatens landlord, 4 others with 'rusty machete,' police say

A 38-year-old Little Rock woman who had been evicted from her residence is accused of threatening a landlord and four other people with a "rusty machete," authorities said.

Man arrested after threatening to harm officer

An officer used a stun gun on a suspect accused of threatening him following a pursuit.

Police: Uber driver sexually assaulted sleeping passenger

Police arrested an Uber driver they say sexually assaulted a passenger after she fell asleep during a ride in Los Angeles

Police: California girl pulled into dumpster, sexually assaulted

Police in California are searching for a suspect accused of pulling a girl into a dumpster area and sexually assaulting her

Prosecutors: 2-year-old was burned, hit with belt before his death

The toddler's mother and her boyfriend were jailed over the weekend

Police tipped off as Arkansas escapee visited mom; police trying to learn where he hid for 32 years

A prison escapee who had been on the lam for 32 years was visiting his elderly mother in Springdale when police got a tip that he was there.

Suspect in fatal Little Rock shooting planned robbery, police say

A former employee is accused of setting up a robbery at a detail shop last November that led to a shooting that left one man dead and another wounded, according to an affidavit obtained Monday.

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Passenger stealscar, LR man says

UPDATED CRIME MAP: 16 auto thefts, 9 burglaries, 3 robberies, 2 batteries reported in Little Rock

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PHOTO: 23.4 pounds of marijuana found in pickup after 2 arrested in Arkansas

Authorities found more than 23 pounds of marijuana in a pickup after it was stopped over the weekend in northeast Arkansas, the Clay County sheriff's office said in a statement.

Arkansas woman arrested in burglary case later threatened to kill victims, sheriff says

A 33-year-old Arkansas woman is accused of burglarizing a home and later threatening to kill the victims, authorities said.

Police identify man injured in Little Rock shooting

Police on Monday released the identity of a 35-year-old Little Rock man who was shot at an apartment complex the day before.

18-year-old sought after shooting at central Arkansas apartment complex injures 1

A man is sought after a shooting at an apartment complex in central Arkansas left someone hurt last week, police said.

Gunman robs Little Rock store of cash, police say

Authorities are searching for a man who robbed a Little Rock business at gunpoint Friday night.

After ordering 'irritating' passenger out of car, Little Rock man shot at, robbed of vehicle, police say

A 20-year-old Little Rock man told police he was shot at and robbed of the car he was driving after he told a passenger to get out, authorities said.

CA: Tough-on-Crime Bay Area DA Resigns After Committing Crimes of His Own

Since he was first elected in 2010, Contra Costa District Attorney—rather, former Contra Costa District Attorney—Mark Peterson often staked claim to “tough on crime” territory. That punitive predilection was nowhere to be seen last week when Peterson resigned from office and pled no contest to a felony perjury charge. While he came into office with a bang, Peterson finally left with a whimper. Peterson did not plan to leave his position of authority without a fight, but his resignation shows that the corruptive force of power can, sometimes, hamstring even the stubborn. In his wake, he leaves behind an office beset by questions about leadership and integrity. Trouble began, in a public way, late last year when the California Fair Political Practices Commission levied a $45,000 fine against Peterson for misusing over $66,000 worth of campaign contributions between 2011 and 2015. Instead of stepping aside and clearing the way for a new leader to take over, Peterson announced “plans to seek re-election” in 2018. According to the East Bay Times, “[p]rosecutors working for him [we]re understandably angry, exasperated and embarrassed.” Last month, the pressure on Peterson intensified; a grand jury approved of criminal charges, prompting more leaders in the community to call for his resignation. The breaking point was finally reached last week, when Peterson resigned in disgrace in responseView Full Post;

Police: Man drowns rescuing 3 children from Arkansas River

Police say a 19-year-old man drowned while trying to save three children from the Arkansas River.

Little Rock police search for shooting suspect

Little Rock police are searching for a shooting suspect that left one man injured outside of a movie theater.

4 women charged with 5-year-old's death free on $20K bond

Four women, formerly employed by Ascent Children's Health Services, who are charged with leaving a 5-year-old in a hot van faced a judge Monday.

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