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Police: Conway woman grazed by bullet in drive-by shooting

The Conway Police Department is seeking the public's help in gathering information related to a drive-by shooting that occurred after 5 a.m. on Timberpeg Court Tuesday morning.


Lawyer irked by deletion of Little Rock police footage

Authorities in Little Rock failed to provide video footage of a June protest where demonstrators blocked traffic in the city after the death of George Floyd, causing frustration for a local defense attorney after he was told the footage was no longer on a police server.


Trumann police chief praises department as he announces plan to resign

Trumann Police Chief Chadwick Henson announced Monday he will resign at the end of the year after more than eight years leading the department.


Police ID city worker killed in accident

North Little Rock police on Monday identified the 21-year-old city employee who was killed over the weekend in an accident involving a city leaf machine.


POLICE BEAT: Drug, gun charges filed against man

A Jacksonville man was arrested Saturday morning after officers found drugs and two firearms in a vehicle he was riding in, according to a Jacksonville Police Department report.


Little Rock police cut patrol shifts to 8 hours

Little Rock Police changed patrol officer shift lengths from 10 hours to eight hours just over a month ago, frustrating some officers.


Fort Smith police seek suspect in knifepoint robbery

Police are seeking a suspect in the Saturday armed robbery of a restaurant about a quarter-mile northwest of the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith campus, according to a news release.


POLICE BEAT: Man accused of spitting in officer's face

A North Little Rock man is facing a felony charge after spitting in an officer's face early Saturday, according to a North Little Rock police arrest report.


Trial postponed; man to undergo mental appraisal

HOT SPRINGS -- The attempted murder trial of a Hot Springs man arrested earlier this year after allegedly shooting his ex-girlfriend in the face has been canceled to allow for a mental evaluation of the man.


Ralliers slam law on filming French police

PARIS -- Tens of thousands of critics of a proposed security law that would restrict the filming of police officers protested across France on Saturday, and officers in Paris who were advised to behave responsibly during the demonstrations repeatedly fired tear gas to disperse rowdy protesters who set fire to France's central bank and threw paving stones.


POLICE BEAT: Marvell man held in road-rage case

North Little Rock police officers arrested a Marvell man after he pointed a firearm at another vehicle while having children in his own vehicle Thursday evening, according to an arrest report.


Little Rock woman shot twice in leg, police say

A 58-year-old woman was shot twice in the leg Wednesday night while sitting in a car, Little Rock police said.


POLICE BEAT: Two men charged in motorcycle theft | Jump-start asked at gunpoint, victim says | Woman arrested after hit-and-run

North Little Rock Police arrested two men attempting to steal a 3-wheel motorcycle from a backyard Thursday, according to arrest reports.


POLICE BEAT: Man faces charges in abuse of girl, 16

Man faces charges in abuse of girl, 16


2 suspects in Ashdown slaying arrested in Little Rock

Two suspects in an Ashdown homicide have been arrested in Little Rock.


Parolee says not guilty in array of charges

HOT SPRINGS -- A habitual offender who was out on parole and being sought on several felony warrants when he was arrested last week after a brief manhunt has pleaded innocent to all the charges.


Prosecutor Election Update: “A Pretty Good Day for Meaningful Change in Criminal Justice Reform”

One of the hallmarks of American elections is the nearly exclusive media and public focus on national and “up-ballot” outcomes – even though locally-elected “down-ballot” officials, like District Attorneys, profoundly impact on the lives of citizens in the voting area. Most often, it’s the Presidential and US Senate and House races that grab most of our attention. This year was no exception. Although the ongoing drama of the national and top state races continues to draw focus from smaller races, it’s well worth checking in on a few key prosecutorial elections, and what they reveal about the reform-oriented trend of recent years. In Los Angeles County, California, challenger George Gascón unseated 8-year incumbent Jackie Lacey in a race closely watched by criminal justice reformers. Gascón campaigned on reducing incarceration, ending sentencing enhancements like gang enhancements, expanding police accountability and pledging not to seek the death penalty. In October, during his campaign for the largest DA’s office in the country, Gascón told The Appeal: Political Report “If I win and we can show that it actually works. It [sic] will really begin to devalue the scare tactics that are being practiced now by Trump, and by my opponent, and by police unions throughout the country.” Other criminal justice reform candidates and measures in Los Angeles County also won, despite millions ofView Full Post;


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