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National Catholic Reporter
'Thelma and Louise' still poses a challenge to male entitlementcontribute to and influence such behaviors. The characters Thelma and Louise d
'Thelma and Louise' still poses a challenge to male entitlement
National Catholic Reporter / Posted 2 hours ago
contribute to and influence such behaviors. The characters Thelma and Louise deserve our compassion, not our condemnation. Arkansas State Police Investigator Hal Slocumb (Harvey Keitel), the only man who empathizes with them and never condemns... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man shot in Farmington after shooting at police, setting fire to shedthe man. The man and the officer moved and a truck then blocked Benson's view.
Man shot in Farmington after shooting at police, setting fire to shed
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 hours ago
the man. The man and the officer moved and a truck then blocked Benson's view. Benson said he then heard gunshots. The Arkansas State Police is conducting a criminal investigation of the incident, while the Sheriff's Office will conduct an... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Scooter Collides with SUV, 2 Die in LRLITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Two local men have died after the scooter they were riding
Scooter Collides with SUV, 2 Die in LR
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 17 hours ago
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Two local men have died after the scooter they were riding on hit an SUV. That's according to an Arkansas State Police preliminary accident report, which identifies the victims as driver Cleophus Bowie, 50, and passenger... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas police plan crackdown on drunken driving during Fourth of July holidayState, city and county law enforcement agencies are planning a crackdown on dru
Arkansas police plan crackdown on drunken driving during Fourth of July holiday
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 hours ago
State, city and county law enforcement agencies are planning a crackdown on drunken driving this Fourth of July holiday. Arkansas State Police said in a news release that 397 people died in motor vehicle accidents across the U.S. during five days... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Henderson State football player found deadspokesman Tonya Smith said the Henderson State Police Department responded abou
Henderson State football player found dead
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
spokesman Tonya Smith said the Henderson State Police Department responded about 9 p.m. Tuesday to a welfare check. Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said the student, Trevon Del Rio, 22, was found on the ground near a fence... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State police to investigate if Arkansas city a speed trapCONWAY -- A prosecutor has asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate wheth
State police to investigate if Arkansas city a speed trap
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 23 hours ago
CONWAY -- A prosecutor has asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate whether the small town of Damascus has violated the state's speed-trap law. "This request is made in response to citizen complaints and a communicated desire by the City of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man's body found in Johnson CountyThe body of a man was discovered Wednesday in southeast Johnson County, and the
Man's body found in Johnson County
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
The body of a man was discovered Wednesday in southeast Johnson County, and the Arkansas State Police and Johnson County sheriff's office are investigating. A news release from the state police said the body was discovered near the Pope County line.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State police to investigate if Damascus a speed trapCONWAY -- A prosecutor has asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate wheth
State police to investigate if Damascus a speed trap
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
CONWAY -- A prosecutor has asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate whether the small town of Damascus has violated the state's speed-trap law. "This request is made in response to citizen complaints and a communicated desire by the City of... Read more
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The Daily Siftings Herald
Arkansas State Police releases name of Henderson State University student The name of the Henderson State University student who was found on campus an
Arkansas State Police releases name of Henderson State University student
The Daily Siftings Herald / Posted yesterday
The name of the Henderson State University student who was found on campus and later died has been named by the Arkansas State Police. ASP spokesman Bill Sadler confirmed that... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Investigation ongoing into death of Henderson State studentspokesman Tonya Smith said that the Henderson State Police Department responded
Investigation ongoing into death of Henderson State student
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
spokesman Tonya Smith said that the Henderson State Police Department responded about 9 p.m. Tuesday to a welfare check. Arkansas State Police spokesman Bill Sadler said that the student, Trevon Del Rio, 22, was found on the ground near a fence... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
State police investigate 'apparent homicide' after man's body foundArkansas State Police said troopers were investigating an "apparent homicide" a
State police investigate 'apparent homicide' after man's body found
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
Arkansas State Police said troopers were investigating an "apparent homicide" after a man's body was discovered Wednesday. The agency said in a news release that the body was found in southeast Johnson County near the Pope County line. The man has... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
ASP: Body found in Johnson CountyJOHNSON COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) – A man’s body was discovered Wednesday near the Jo
ASP: Body found in Johnson County
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
JOHNSON COUNTY, Ark. (KTHV) – A man’s body was discovered Wednesday near the Johnson and Pope County lines. Arkansas State Police Public Information Officer Bill Sadler said the man’s identity has not yet been positively confirmed. Sadler said the... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Homicide Investigation in Johnson CountyLITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A homicide investigation is underway after the discovery of
Homicide Investigation in Johnson County
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - A homicide investigation is underway after the discovery of a man's body in Johnson County. The Arkansas State Police (ASP) and the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office are working the case. An ASP news release issued Thursday says... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
ASP investigating death on HSU campusARKADELPHIA, Ark. (KTHV) – Arkansas State Police are investigating a death on t
ASP investigating death on HSU campus
KTHV Little Rock / Posted yesterday
ARKADELPHIA, Ark. (KTHV) – Arkansas State Police are investigating a death on the Henderson State University campus. ASP spokesperson Bill Sadler confirmed Thursday that the HSU Police Department initially responded to a death at a student housing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Former Arkansas prison chaplain's sex-assault trial setof having sexual relationships with three inmates. The charges are for acts be
Former Arkansas prison chaplain's sex-assault trial set
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
of having sexual relationships with three inmates. The charges are for acts between January 2013 and September 2014. The Arkansas State Police and the Department of Correction's Internal Affairs section conducted a yearlong investigation into... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Johnson County Sheriff's Office Investigating Deathwith Pope County Sheriff's Office, London Police Department, Russellville Polic
Johnson County Sheriff's Office Investigating Death
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
with Pope County Sheriff's Office, London Police Department, Russellville Police Department, Johnson County SAR and the Arkansas State Police are all involved in a death investigation in eastern Johnson Co. It is an ongoing investigation, and... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Officials Investigate Death In Johnson Countybut more details will be released later. This is a joint investigation with Jo
Officials Investigate Death In Johnson County
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
but more details will be released later. This is a joint investigation with Johnson County Sheriff’s Office, Pope County Sheriff’s Office, London Police Department, Russellville Police Department, Johnson County SAR, and the Arkansas State P... Read more
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4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville
Officers investigating death in eastern Johnson Countydeath or a location of the investigation Wednesday afternoon. The agencies inv
Officers investigating death in eastern Johnson County
4029TV KHBS - KHOG Fort Smith - Fayetteville / Posted 2 days ago
death or a location of the investigation Wednesday afternoon. The agencies involved included the Johnson County Sheriff's Office, the Pope County Sheriff's Office, the London Police Department, the Johnson County SAR and the Arkansas State P... Read more
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Benton Courier
Motorcycle accident kills husband, wife from Bauxitefollowing a single motorcycle accident on Interstate 40 near mile marker 79 in
Motorcycle accident kills husband, wife from Bauxite
Benton Courier / Posted 2 days ago
following a single motorcycle accident on Interstate 40 near mile marker 79 in Pope County. According to a report from the Arkansas State Police, Vicky Lilly, 57, and Michael C. Lilly, 58, were traveling westbound Friday around 7:45 a.m. on a... Read more
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The Daily Siftings Herald
Henderson State University student dies(This story has been edited to include information from the Arkansas State Poli
Henderson State University student dies
The Daily Siftings Herald / Posted 2 days ago
(This story has been edited to include information from the Arkansas State Police.)A Henderson State University student has died following a welfare check. According to a statement from Tonya Oaks Smith, HSU's Executive Director of Marketing and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Of 7 traffic deaths on Arkansas roads, 6 on motorcyclesMotorcycle crashes killed six people on Arkansas roads since Saturday, accordin
Of 7 traffic deaths on Arkansas roads, 6 on motorcycles
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
Motorcycle crashes killed six people on Arkansas roads since Saturday, according to preliminary reports from Arkansas State Police. Another person died from a one-vehicle crash in Franklin County, according to a report. A Sunday afternoon crash in... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas fire chief arrested on DWI chargeDepartment on a driving while intoxicated charge Saturday, a state police spoke
Arkansas fire chief arrested on DWI charge
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
Department on a driving while intoxicated charge Saturday, a state police spokesman said. Bill Sadler, spokesman for the Arkansas State Police said that Barling police stopped a pair of motorcyclists, one of whom was Lewis Haggard, 53, about 10... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Four Die On Northwest Arkansas Highways In Crashes Involving Motorcyclesof Pleasant Hill Rd. by a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction, accordin
Four Die On Northwest Arkansas Highways In Crashes Involving Motorcycles
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
of Pleasant Hill Rd. by a vehicle traveling in the opposite direction, according to a crash report summary from Arkansas State Police. David Ward of Lincoln was driving the vehicle when he crossed the center line, the summary states.... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Four Die On Northwest Arkansas Roads In Crashes Involving Motorcyclesmotorcyclists were killed in separate crashes on Washington County roadways ove
Four Die On Northwest Arkansas Roads In Crashes Involving Motorcycles
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 4 days ago
motorcyclists were killed in separate crashes on Washington County roadways over the weekend. According to an Arkansas State Police crash summary, Norman Weems of Summers was driving his Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on U.S.... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
State police say 2 killed in separate crashes in ArkansasFAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police say two men have been killed in
State police say 2 killed in separate crashes in Arkansas
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 4 days ago
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Arkansas State Police say two men have been killed in separate vehicle accidents on state roads. Police say 48-year-old David Kendal Bliss died Sunday in a motorcycle crash in Fayetteville and 30-year-old Jonathon Daniel... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Boy, 11, shot by relative who mistook him for intruderCOTTON PLANT, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say an 11-year-old boy was shot and wound
Boy, 11, shot by relative who mistook him for intruder
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 4 days ago
COTTON PLANT, Ark. (AP) - Authorities say an 11-year-old boy was shot and wounded at a home in Woodruff County. Arkansas State Police say the shooting happened at about 12:45 a.m. Sunday at a home near Cotton Plant. State police say that preliminary... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas teen fleeing in stolen water tanker arrestedA Little Rock man led Arkansas State Police on a chase early Sunday morning in
Arkansas teen fleeing in stolen water tanker arrested
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 4 days ago
A Little Rock man led Arkansas State Police on a chase early Sunday morning in a stolen water tanker, according to a police report. The driver drove away on South Wakefield Drive in Little Rock as police tried to stop him, and the truck crossed over... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Arkansas boy, 11, shot by mistake by family memberwounded an 11-year-old boy Sunday morning in Woodruff County after mistaking th
Arkansas boy, 11, shot by mistake by family member
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
wounded an 11-year-old boy Sunday morning in Woodruff County after mistaking the boy for an intruder, according to Arkansas State Police. State police spokesman Bill Sadler said preliminary witness statements indicate the boy walked from a... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Two Motorcyclists Die On Northwest Arkansas Roads(KSFM) – Two motorcyclists were killed in separate crashes on Washington County
Two Motorcyclists Die On Northwest Arkansas Roads
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 5 days ago
(KSFM) – Two motorcyclists were killed in separate crashes on Washington County roadways over the weekend. According to an Arkansas State Police crash summary, Norman Weems of Summers was driving his Harley Davidson motorcycle westbound on U.S.... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
11-old in critical condition after Woodruff County shootingWOODRUFF COUNTY, Ark. — An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after being
11-old in critical condition after Woodruff County shooting
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 5 days ago
WOODRUFF COUNTY, Ark. — An 11-year-old boy is in critical condition after being shot. Arkansas State Police said he had walked to a home where a family member lived. The family member called deputies about a possible intruder trying to get in, and... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
11-old boy shot by family member in Woodruff Countywounded an 11-year-old boy Sunday morning in Woodruff County after mistaking th
11-old boy shot by family member in Woodruff County
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
wounded an 11-year-old boy Sunday morning in Woodruff County after mistaking the boy for an intruder, according to Arkansas State Police. State police spokesman Bill Sadler said that preliminary witness statements indicate the boy walked... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Woodruff County boy shot outside family member's home; possibly mistaken as intruderseriously wounded early Sunday morning in the Maberry Community west of Cotton
Woodruff County boy shot outside family member's home; possibly mistaken as intruder
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 5 days ago
seriously wounded early Sunday morning in the Maberry Community west of Cotton Plant. According to Bill Sadler with the Arkansas State Police, the incident is believed to have occurred at approximately 12:45 a.m. Preliminary reports from... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Driver dead after motorcycle strikes deer in road- A 46-year-old Jacksonville resident was killed after his motorcycle struck a
Driver dead after motorcycle strikes deer in road
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
- A 46-year-old Jacksonville resident was killed after his motorcycle struck a deer and he was hit by a pickup truck. The Arkansas State Police says Dale Clifton Brainard and a passenger on his motorcycle were driving east around 2:15 a.m.... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Man Dies, Woman Hurt in Motorcycle Accident Involving Deerhappened on State Highway 294 around 2:00 a.m. near the Furlow community. Acco
Man Dies, Woman Hurt in Motorcycle Accident Involving Deer
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 6 days ago
happened on State Highway 294 around 2:00 a.m. near the Furlow community. According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, the motorcycle operated by Brainard struck a deer. Both riders were thrown from the motorcycle. A... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Motorcyle Wreck Slows Traffic on I-40 Near AlmaA motorcycle accident lead to traffic delays in the eastbound lanes of Intersta
Motorcyle Wreck Slows Traffic on I-40 Near Alma
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 7 days ago
A motorcycle accident lead to traffic delays in the eastbound lanes of Interstate 40 Friday (June 17), according to Arkansas State Police. The wreck happened at mile marker 17 near Alma. It’s not known how many people are injured, but a... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Hot Springs police officer arrested for DUIMay was arrested at approximately 6:40 p.m. May was off-duty and was operating
Hot Springs police officer arrested for DUI
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 7 days ago
May was arrested at approximately 6:40 p.m. May was off-duty and was operating a personal vehicle when stopped by an Arkansas State Police officer for a traffic violation. The Searcy County Sheriff’s Department set May’s bond at $1,020,... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Plea costs Arkansas escapee another 2 decadesbackward into a table and onto the floor. He fled south from the courthouse acr
Plea costs Arkansas escapee another 2 decades
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
backward into a table and onto the floor. He fled south from the courthouse across the parking lot. A short time later, Arkansas State Police Trooper Kevin Steed, who was off duty, heard about the escape and was near the courthouse when he... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Escapee back in cell; details few on his runon any potential charges he may face as a result of his escape. In email inter
Escapee back in cell; details few on his run
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
on any potential charges he may face as a result of his escape. In email interviews, the Correction Department and the Arkansas State Police confirmed investigations were either planned or already underway. "There will be a parallel internal... Read more
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KTHV Little Rock
Re-captured escapee convicted of murder now in Tucker Max prisonEast Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys, Ark. The location he was captured is a
Re-captured escapee convicted of murder now in Tucker Max prison
KTHV Little Rock / Posted 8 days ago
East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys, Ark. The location he was captured is about five miles from his escape location. Arkansas State Police are now conducting a criminal investigation into Jones' escape. Graves added that the Department of... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Preliminary Report On I-49 Crash Involving Waste Management Truck Releasedcar happened in the northbound lanes near exit 78 in Lowell at 5 a.m., accordin
Preliminary Report On I-49 Crash Involving Waste Management Truck Released
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
car happened in the northbound lanes near exit 78 in Lowell at 5 a.m., according to a preliminary crash report from Arkansas State Police. According to the report, Samantha B. Wender, 33, of Springdale died in the wreck. Wender was driving... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
33-old Springdale woman killed in I-49 wreckA 33-year-old Springdale woman was killed Thursday morning in a wreck on Inters
33-old Springdale woman killed in I-49 wreck
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 8 days ago
A 33-year-old Springdale woman was killed Thursday morning in a wreck on Interstate 49 near Lowell, according to an Arkansas State Police fatal crash report. The woman was identified as Samantha B. Wender, according to the report. Wender was... Read more
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Benton Courier
Annual inspection event nets 1,843 violations, 1 DWIthe checkpoint. More than 270 vehicles failed to exit, apparently in hopes of
Annual inspection event nets 1,843 violations, 1 DWI
Benton Courier / Posted 8 days ago
the checkpoint. More than 270 vehicles failed to exit, apparently in hopes of bypassing the inspection. With the help of Arkansas State Police, these vehicles were immediately pulled over and drivers were issued moving violations. “We have a... Read more
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5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville
Waste Management Truck Involved In Deadly Crash On I-49deepest sympathies go out to everyone affected and their families,” he said. T
Waste Management Truck Involved In Deadly Crash On I-49
5News Ft. Smith-Fayetteville / Posted 8 days ago
deepest sympathies go out to everyone affected and their families,” he said. The company is working with Arkansas State Police during their investigation of the crash, Wheatley added. “[We] would also like to extend our deepest... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Prosecutor seeks state police look at audit findingsA prosecutor said Wednesday that she has asked the Arkansas State Police to inv
Prosecutor seeks state police look at audit findings
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
A prosecutor said Wednesday that she has asked the Arkansas State Police to investigate audit findings that two former employees of a regional water agency made fraudulent credit-card purchases totaling almost $50,000. White County Prosecuting... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3 killed, 2 injured in pair of crashesThree people died in traffic crashes across Arkansas over the weekend, accordin
3 killed, 2 injured in pair of crashes
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 9 days ago
Three people died in traffic crashes across Arkansas over the weekend, according to preliminary reports from the Arkansas State Police released earlier this week. A crash Sunday on U.S. 270 in Garland County left two dead and two injured, according... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Escaped-killer hunt still focused near Lee County prisonoutside help in his escape. "We don't believe anyone drove up and got him," he
Escaped-killer hunt still focused near Lee County prison
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
outside help in his escape. "We don't believe anyone drove up and got him," he said. "We believe he escaped on foot." The Arkansas State Police assisted in the search Monday evening and Tuesday, state police spokesman Bill Sadler said. The... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
3 Arkansans arrested after 80 mph chase suspected in home invasionat one point during the pursuit, the pickup’s “hood blew up and blocked the win
3 Arkansans arrested after 80 mph chase suspected in home invasion
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 10 days ago
at one point during the pursuit, the pickup’s “hood blew up and blocked the windshield,” but the driver kept traveling. Arkansas State Police later joined the chase before the pickup crashed into a ditch on Arkansas 5 near Rockdale Road,... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
ADC releases recent images of escapeeescaped Monday from the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys; officials said
ADC releases recent images of escapee
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 10 days ago
escaped Monday from the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys; officials said he escaped while on work duty. ADC and Arkansas State Police are currently searching for the fugitive who is said to now be wearing a beard and was last seen in a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Corning man held in shooting deathwith a .357 Magnum handgun, Miller said. Prater was pronounced dead at the hom
Corning man held in shooting death
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
with a .357 Magnum handgun, Miller said. Prater was pronounced dead at the home, Miller said. Miller said he asked the Arkansas State Police to help with the investigation. It is the first homicide this year in the Clay County town of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Man in prison for killing girl escapes, fleesstolen anyone's gun or other weapon and that no one was hurt in the escape. St
Man in prison for killing girl escapes, flees
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 11 days ago
stolen anyone's gun or other weapon and that no one was hurt in the escape. Staff from the Correction Department and the Arkansas State Police were involved in the search. State police spokesman Bill Sadler referred questions to the Correction... Read more
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