A murder trial in Arkadelphia ended abruptly Thursday when a deal was reached allowing Hilda Daves to plead no contest to manslaughter in the poisoning death of her granddaughter.
A North Little Rock man suspected of firebombing a North Little Rock police cruiser and vandalizing a Confederate grave site in Little Rock was released from jail Friday by a federal judge who warned him to stay out of trouble or face "significant consequences."
A 23-year-old man was arrested Thursday in the death of an Arkansas man who was fatally shot outside a Memphis restaurant.
4 people left hurt in drive-by gunfire
Police are looking for a man who, they say, took a dog from his owner’s yard in Little Rock on Sept. 11, according to a tweet from the Little Rock Police Department.
Officers with the Little Rock Police Department are investigating a drive-by shooting that occurred just after 4:45 p.m. that left multiple victims with gunshot wounds, according to a statement from police.
A 23-year-old was arrested Thursday in the death of an Arkansas man who was fatally shot outside a Memphis restaurant.
An 8-year-old boy is reported to be in stable condition following emergency surgery after he was injured during a drive-by shooting early Thursday. According to police, officers responding to a reported shooting at 1:18 a.m. found Tylen Jones suffering from a gunshot wound to the stomach.
A Craighead County woman who worked as a secretary and treasurer for the Cash Volunteer Fire Protection District was arrested Wednesday after, officials said, she stole more than $100,000 from the district.
Two people were injured following separate shootings in Little Rock, according to police reports released Thursday morning.
A 37-year-old man was arrested on multiple felonies counts after a shooting, pursuit and wreck Wednesday that left several people injured, Little Rock police said.
Authorities in Saline County charged a Little Rock woman Wednesday with capital murder in the death of a child on Interstate 30 on Tuesday morning, according to jail authorities.
We’ve written before at the Open File about the immense problems caused by the fact that the American criminal justice system has become a “plea-bargain factory” that puts inordinate power in the hands of prosecutors, who are incentivized only to win. Now, the excessively-used prosecutorial power of pleas appears to have become the latest tactic used by the state to resist change currently being urgently demanded by an American public sick of racist murders by cops. Long before murder victim Breonna Taylor was painted by Michelle Obama’s portraitist Amy Sherald on the cover of a special Ta-Nehisi-Coates-edited issue of Vanity Fair magazine about race, she was a woman resting in own her bedroom late at night who should have been perfectly safe. Calls for justice continue growing ever louder for the police killing of Ms. Taylor in her Louisville, Kentucky home on March 13, 2020, after police entered her apartment using a battering ram (according to media reports) during a “no-knock” late night raid. Taylor’s murder did not generate widespread media interest at first, but her family and protestors around the nation have kept her name alive and demanded that the police officers responsible for her death be held accountable. Prosecutors, however, have not sought justice on behalf of Ms. Taylor’s family and indicted the policemen; instead, they’ve decided toView Full Post;
A judge dismissed charges against a Rogers man accused of shooting two people after prosecutors failed to file a witness list before the court-ordered deadline.
A suspect being sought in the shooting of a man early Saturday at a private club has been convicted multiple times on felony drug charges, many stemming from raids on his homes in 2015 and 2018.