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3 officers charged in shooting death of 8-year-old girl

Three police officers have been charged with manslaughter and reckless endangerment after firing their weapons near a crowd of people exiting a high school football game outside of Philadelphia, killing an 8-year-old girl and injuring three people.


Police ID man fatally shot on Par Drive in Little Rock

Police have identified the man fatally shot on Par Drive in Little Rock on Friday, Little Rock police said.


Man shot in neck while driving in Little Rock, police say

A man was shot in the neck Monday evening while driving on Roosevelt Road in Little Rock, police said.


Little Rock city attorney submits request for attorney general's opinion on records related to police chief firing at suspect

Little Rock City Attorney Tom Carpenter has submitted to the office of Attorney General Leslie Rutledge a request for a legal opinion regarding the release of some records after a Dec. 31 incident in which the police chief fired his gun at an armed suspect.


Little Rock man suspected of murder declared a fugitive after escaping during traffic stop

A 21-year-old Little Rock capital-murder suspect accused of starting a deadly shootout has been declared a fugitive after escaping a traffic stop last week in Pulaski County.


Benton County sheriff's office getting body cameras for deputies

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County sheriff's office deputies will soon be wearing body cameras.


Missing New Hampshire minor found during Jacksonville traffic stop; 4 arrested on various charges

A traffic stop by Jacksonville police led to the discovery of a minor who was missing from New Hampshire and the arrests of at least four people, authorities said.


North Little Rock police officer, hired after termination by Little Rock, listed among those with possible disciplinary history

A North Little Rock police officer who was fired while working for the Little Rock Police Department has been placed by the local prosecuting attorney's office on a list that tracks law enforcement officers with potential disciplinary action in their pasts.


PAPER TRAILS: Prosecutor voices aims for alliance

"I'm not going to be a token." This is what Larry Jegley remembers Teresa Howell telling him a few years ago when he asked if she would accept a spot on the board of the Arkansas Prosecuting Attorneys Association and a nomination to become secretary-treasurer.


Bond $500,000 cash-only for man accused in baby's injuries

A local circuit judge ordered a Texas man accused of fracturing the skull of his 3-month-old daughter to be held on a cash-only, $500,000 bond in the Benton County jail.


Little Rock police arrest 2 men in leaf-blower theft

Little Rock police arrested two men they say tried to sell stolen leaf blowers back to the owner through Facebook Marketplace, according to an arrest report.


Woman charged in husband's death, Little Rock police say

Little Rock police arrested a woman Friday morning who is now charged with first-degree murder after what initially appeared to be a domestic dispute, according to Twitter posts from the department.


Report of shooting in Little Rock leads to woman's arrest, murder charge

A Little Rock woman faces a first-degree murder charge after what was initially reported as a domestic battery case on Friday, according to Twitter posts from the Little Rock Police Department.


3rd retrial of dad delayed a year; death penalty sought for man convicted twice in son’s death

Mauricio Alejandro Torres will have to wait another year to face a third jury in the killing of his 6-year-old son.


POLICE BEAT: North Little Rock officers find drugs, gun in stop | Police wake up man in car, arrest him

North Little Rock police arrested a man Thursday they said was a felon with a stolen gun and drugs in his vehicle, according to an arrest report.


Police halt active search for missing Maumelle paddleboarder

Officers with the Maumelle Police Department late Friday afternoon halted their "active search" for a paddleboarder on the Arkansas River who was reported missing Wednesday evening, according to a news release.


Desha County man arrested in shooting that left 1 dead, 1 injured

A Desha County man was arrested after two men were shot following a domestic disturbance outside a Dumas home, killing one, authorities said.


Juvenile arrested in Fayetteville shooting death

FAYETTEVILLE -- Police say they have arrested a male juvenile in connection with the shooting death of a woman Thursday night.


Bond set at $500,000 for man accused of injuring infant

A local circuit judge ordered a Texas man accused of fracturing the skull of his 3-month-old daughter to be held on a cash-only, half-million dollar bond in the Benton County Jail.


Pulaski County man arraigned on federal charges involving sex trafficking minors

A Pulaski County man who boxes professionally under the moniker "Turbo" was arraigned Thursday on sex trafficking charges handed up by a grand jury last November that could land him in prison for the rest of his life.


Little Rock Police Department buildings will close to public as covid surges

To prevent the spread of covid-19 as cases of the virus reach record numbers in the state, Little Rock police buildings will be closed to the public for the foreseeable future, according to a Twitter post from the Police Department.


Little Rock mayor clears police chief to return to duty following shooting incident; investigations ongoing

The Little Rock police chief is to return to duty today with the approval of the mayor and acting chief of police after he fired his service pistol while on patrol Dec. 31, according to a news release from the mayor on Twitter.


For 2nd year, covid-19 top killer of police

For the second year in a row, covid-19 was the leading cause of death for U.S. law enforcement officers, according to a report released Tuesday by the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund.


Jacksonville police ID man found dead near John Harden Drive

Jacksonville police released the identity Wednesday night of a man found dead near John Harden Drive earlier in the afternoon, according to a news release.


Police beat: Prisoner charged in officers attack

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