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Court date reset for suspect in Ofc. Apple's death

The 18-year-old is one of two suspects in the death of Ofc. Kevin Apple.


Jury selection complete in trial for Franklin Co. Sheriff

The sheriff has pleaded not guilty to three counts of deprivation of rights under color of law.


Deputies: Groom shoots 2 on wedding night after suspecting affair between victim, bride

A man is facing attempted murder charges after deputies say he shot at two people on his wedding night.


Boy, 13, injured in shooting at Little Rock apartment complex, police say

A 13-year-old boy was shot in the arm Saturday night at a Little Rock apartment complex, police said.


Former UA professor pleads innocent to wire fraud charges

A former University of Arkansas, Fayetteville professor pleaded innocent on Monday to wire fraud charges linked to his ties to China and the use of university research facilities.


Ex-senator’s bribery trial postponed in wake of positive covid test

The bribery trial of former state senator Gilbert Baker, which was ordered postponed until Monday after one of the trial attorneys fell ill Wednesday night was postponed a second time — until at least Tuesday — after the attorney tested positive for covid-19.


POLICE BEAT: Police report home damage in pursuit | Hit-and-run leads to injury, charges

Little Rock police chased and arrested a local man in connection with a stolen vehicle just after midnight Sunday on Pleasant Forest Drive.


Trial near in Texarkana slaying

TEXARKANA -- A man accused of killing his girlfriend in a Texarkana apartment and burying her body on a hunting lease in Ogden in 2017 is scheduled to face a jury later this month.


Victim identified in west Little Rock homicide probe

Little Rock police said a 22-year-old man suffering from gunshot wounds died at a Chenal Parkway apartment complex parking lot early Saturday morning.


Video still withheld after Lonoke County deputy’s fatal shooting of teen

More than a month after a Lonoke County deputy shot and killed 17-year-old Hunter Brittain, officials have yet to release body camera footage amid a national conversation about police transparency.


FBI task force targets child sex crimes in Northwest Arkansas, River Valley

An FBI task force focused on sex trafficking of minors saw immediate results when it started a few years ago in the River Valley, according to Special Agent Brenan Despain.


Man sought by Jefferson County deputies found dead, authorities say

A man who was sought by authorities on Thursday in the Swan Lake area was found dead on Friday, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff's office.


Police investigate west Little Rock killing

Police on Saturday said they were investigating a homicide at an apartment complex on Chenal Parkway in west Little Rock.


Man faces eight charges in shooting at trooper

A 25-year-old man who was arrested Thursday after an exchange of gunfire with an Arkansas State Police trooper during an attempted traffic stop in central Arkansas faces eight charges, authorities said Friday.


Man faces 8 charges in shooting at trooper

A 25-year-old man who was arrested Thursday after an exchange of gunfire with an Arkansas State Police trooper during an attempted traffic stop in central Arkansas faces eight charges, authorities said Friday.


Ex-UA professor linked to China sees new charges

A former University of Arkansas, Fayetteville professor faces added charges of wire fraud related to his China ties and the use of university research facilities, as well as new charges of making false statements to the FBI.


Man who shot at trooper during traffic stop for speeding faces six felony charges, state police say

A 25-year-old man who was arrested a day ago following an exchange of gunfire with an Arkansas State Police trooper during an attempted traffic stop in central Arkansas faces eight charges, authorities said Friday.


Illness of prosecutor rattles bribery trial

The bribery trial of former state Sen. Gilbert Baker was nearly upended Thursday for a second time related to a covid-19 scare after Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Harris was reported to have taken ill with a fever and other symptoms after leaving court Wednesday.


Little Rock denies bid for documents on police chief

Little Rock this week declined to release records to the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette when asked for materials related to an investigation of complaints within the Police Department that was overseen by an Arkansas Tech University professor.


Shots fired at state police trooper; officers make arrest

A motorist who was fleeing an Arkansas State Police trooper Thursday afternoon on Interstate 40 near Conway fired on the pursuing officer, the agency said in a press release.


North Little Rock police name officer in shooting

North Little Rock police identified the officer who shot a man after police said he brandished a firearm Monday night.


Police beat

LR woman charged in assault at store


Woman faces capital charge in May killing

TEXARKANA -- A woman accused of fatally shooting a man and stealing his truck in May has been formally charged by Miller County prosecutors with capital murder.


North Little Rock police identify officer in Monday shooting

North Little Rock Police identified the officer who shot a man after police said he brandished a firearm Monday night, according to a department press release.


Baker bribery trial nearly upended after Assistant U.S. Attorney falls ill

The bribery trial of former state senator Gilbert Baker was nearly upended Thursday for a second time related to a covid-19 scare after Assistant U.S. Attorney Patrick Harris was reported to have taken ill with fever and other symptoms after leaving court Wednesday.


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