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Feds launch investigation into NYPD's handling of sex crimes cases

The U.S. Justice Department says it is investigating the New York Police Department's treatment of sex crime victims after receiving reports of deficiencies for more than a decade.


Jurors find ex-boxing champ Jermain Taylor guilty of misdemeanor domestic violence

An 11-woman, one-man Pulaski County jury on Wednesday rejected the bulk of the accusations against former boxing champion Jermain Taylor, clearing him of felony terroristic threatening and reducing the felony domestic violence charge to a misdemeanor.


FBI, police conduct Central Arkansas warrant operation

FBI agents, with the help of local law enforcement, were at several locations in Little Rock and Benton on Wednesday conducting a "court-authorized" operation, according to a statement from the bureau's Little Rock field office.


Roe v Wade protesters block traffic in Little Rock; no arrests made

A small group of people protesting the U.S. Supreme Court's decision to overturn on Roe v Wade blocked traffic at Seventh and Chester streets Wednesday evening in Little Rock, but protesters moved along without incident when asked to by police, a department spokesman said.


Sides rest in Miller County murder case

The Miller County murder case against Justin Howard Petty will go to the jury today.


Rogers approves $5,000 stipend for city police officers

Full-time city police officers will receive a $5,000 stipend.


Woman arrested after stabbing at Fayetteville’s Walker Park

Police say a homeless woman was arrested Tuesday at Walker Park after she stabbed another woman in the arm and threatened to cut her throat.


Suspect arrested in Jacksonville killing; police say act caught on video

Jacksonville police on Tuesday arrested a man who is charged with fatally shooting his boss earlier this month, according to a police report.


Suspect arrested in Jacksonville killing; police say shooting was caught on video

Jacksonville police on Tuesday arrested a man who is charged with fatally shooting his boss earlier this month, according to a police report.


FBI, police conduct warrant operation in Little Rock, Benton

FBI agents, with the help of Central Arkansas law enforcement agencies, were at several locations in Little Rock and Benton on Wednesday conducting a "court-authorized" operation, according to a statement from the bureau's Little Rock field office.


Ex-girlfriend tells jurors former boxing champion Jermain Taylor choked, slapped her

An 11-woman, one-man Pulaski County jury tasked with deciding whether former boxing champion Jermain Taylor beat an ex-girlfriend bloody, choked her unconscious and threatened her with a knife will render a verdict on felony domestic-violence charges, possibly today, without hearing from the Olympian, his lawyers said Tuesday.


Fayetteville probation officer stabbed, suspect detained

FAYETTEVILLE -- Police said a 30-year-old Fayetteville man was arrested in connection with attempted capital murder Tuesday in the stabbing of his former probation officer.


Fordyce man pleads guilty to child pornography charge

A Dallas County man accused of possession and distribution of child pornography pleaded guilty Tuesday in federal court to one count of distribution of child pornography in exchange for the government's agreement to dismiss the possession count.


POLICE BEAT: Police jail man in shooting case

Little Rock police earlier this week arrested a man who reportedly returned fire when he was shot at Sunday night.


1 hurt in Jonesboro shooting, police say

Jonesboro police are investigating a shooting on Tuesday morning that injured one person.


Man killed in shootout with North Little Rock police identified

North Little Rock police have identified 66-year-old Arlen Jay Bates as the man whom officers shot and killed during an armed standoff with a SWAT team Sunday.


POLICE BEAT: 2 Little Rock minors shot during video games | Alexander woman shot while driving | 14-year-old is shot in hand, police say

Little Rock police were dispatched to 2100 Rebsamen Park Road on Saturday at about 10 p.m. for a shots fired call, according to a police report.


North Little Rock police ID man killed in shootout with officers

North Little Rock police on Monday identified Arlen Jay Bates, 66, as the man who officers shot and killed during an armed standoff with a SWAT team, Sunday.


State to get $54M for electric vehicle chargers

The Arkansas Department of Transportation and the Arkansas Department of Energy and Environment are working on a plan to put electric vehicle charging stations about every 50 miles along Arkansas' interstates.


North Little Rock police kill suspect in shootout

North Little Rock police responding to a domestic disturbance and standoff Saturday night killed a man in a shootout that also wounded an officer and a police dog, according to department news release issued Sunday.


Union County sheriff critiques Uvalde police response

EL DORADO -- The police response to the school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, that left 19 children and two teachers dead has been criticized in recent weeks as more information has come out about the time elapsed between when the shooting began and when police entered a classroom where the shooter was.


POLICE BEAT: LR woman arrested in biting of officer | Capitol Police say man publicly drunk

A Little Rock woman faces three felony charges after she was accused of biting an officer and spitting in the officer's eyes.


Police: Man dead, officer and K-9 hurt after exchange of gunfire at North Little Rock home

North Little Rock police said they were investigating after a shooting Sunday morning that involved at least one officer.


With Arkansas abortion ban in place, enforcement falls to prosecutors, police

As abortion was outlawed in Arkansas on Friday, local prosecutors and police said they would review abortion complaints on a case-by-case basis.


Little Rock sergeant, outside officials join pool of applicants for Little Rock police chief

At least four more individuals have joined the pool of applicants seeking to become the next chief of the Little Rock Police Department, according to city records.


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