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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Police shoot teen near youth shelterleave pending an investigation into the shooting, according to Marion Police Ch
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 12 hours ago
leave pending an investigation into the shooting, according to Marion Police Chief Gary Kelley. No officers were injured. Crittenden County Sheriff Mike Allen said no deputies were involved in the shooting. Kelley would not comment on the case,... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Authorities identify 16-old fatally shot by Marion police officerin shooting him Tuesday night outside the East Arkansas Youth Services building
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 23 hours ago
in shooting him Tuesday night outside the East Arkansas Youth Services building. It's located on Cypress Avenue near the Crittenden County Courthouse. “Somebody made a Facebook status and they were like, ‘A crazy shooting, I’m really sad that... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
Boy, 16, Killed in Marion Officer-Involved Shooting IdentifiedState Police has identified Aries Clark, 16, as the individual who was fatally
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted yesterday
State Police has identified Aries Clark, 16, as the individual who was fatally wounded Tuesday night outside a Marion (Crittenden County) emergency shelter for juveniles located at 104 Cypress Avenue. In addition, our crew in Marion has... Read more
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WJTV Jackson
Ozone advisory for Arkansas, Tennessee, Mississippi countiesmetropolitan area. More than 1.3 million people live in the Memphis metro area,
WJTV Jackson / Posted yesterday
metropolitan area. More than 1.3 million people live in the Memphis metro area, which includes Shelby County, Tennessee; Crittenden County, Arkansas; and DeSoto County, Mississippi. Ozone levels are forecast to exceed National Ambient Air... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
26 suspects rounded up in federal drug stingWEST MEMPHIS -- Authorities arrested 26 people in Crittenden County and Memphis
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted yesterday
WEST MEMPHIS -- Authorities arrested 26 people in Crittenden County and Memphis on federal drug and gun indictments after a two-year investigation culminated Tuesday morning in a sweep by federal agents and police officers. Eleven other suspects... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
16-old shot, critically wounded at youth services centerWMC Action News 5) Marion Police Department is investigating a shooting at a y
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted yesterday
WMC Action News 5) Marion Police Department is investigating a shooting at a youth services center, near the Crittenden County Courthouse. Marion Police Department is investigating a shooting at a youth services center, near the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Dozens charged in drug, gun probe in east Arkansasindictments charging 43 defendants in an operation aimed at curbing drug traffi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
indictments charging 43 defendants in an operation aimed at curbing drug trafficking and drug violence in West Memphis and Crittenden County. Including defendants charged in state court, law enforcement obtained arrest warrants for 50 defendants... Read more
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FOX 16 Little Rock
West Memphis Drug Trafficking, Gun Violence Investigation Results in 43 Chargedcharging 43 defendants as part of a major operation aimed at curbing drug traff
FOX 16 Little Rock / Posted 2 days ago
charging 43 defendants as part of a major operation aimed at curbing drug trafficking and gun violence in West Memphis and Crittenden County. The indictments were returned by a federal grand jury on July 6, 2017 and July 11, 2017, and were... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
26 arrested on gun and drug charges in West Memphis federal stingand gun crime has been overrunning the entire Arkansas Delta for some time, and
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
and gun crime has been overrunning the entire Arkansas Delta for some time, and the epidemic has hit West Memphis and Crittenden County hard," Harris said. "Law enforcement at all levels is committed to helping rid the community of drugs and... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
‘Major’ operation results in dozens of arrests in West Memphis, Crittenden CountyWEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — A major law enforcement operation resulted in dozens of ar
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 2 days ago
WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. — A major law enforcement operation resulted in dozens of arrests in West Memphis and Crittenden County. During a news conference Tuesday authorities revealed 25 federal indictments relating to drug trafficking and gun violence... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Dozens of arrests made in West Memphis in federal stingFederal law enforcement officials will announce details of a sting that led to
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 2 days ago
Federal law enforcement officials will announce details of a sting that led to dozens of arrests in West Memphis and Crittenden County on Tuesday afternoon. Acting United States Attorney Patrick C. Harris will host the press conference at 1 p.m. to... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Road accidents leave 5 people dead, police sayclear and dry. A Little Rock man was fatally struck by an 18-wheeler while he
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 2 days ago
clear and dry. A Little Rock man was fatally struck by an 18-wheeler while he was walking along Interstate 55 in Crittenden County early Friday, police said. Joshua A. Williams, 36, was walking south in a northbound lane of Interstate 55... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Little Rock man fatally struck while walking along interstateA Little Rock man was fatally struck by an 18-wheeler while he was walking alon
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 3 days ago
A Little Rock man was fatally struck by an 18-wheeler while he was walking along Interstate 55 in Crittenden County early Friday, police said. Joshua A. Williams, 36, was walking south in a northbound lane of Interstate 55 near an exit onto U.S. 64... Read more
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WPIX 11 New York
Family sues day care after 5-old dies in hot vanseveral workers at Ascent Children’s Health Services neglected to do their jobs
WPIX 11 New York / Posted 4 days ago
several workers at Ascent Children’s Health Services neglected to do their jobs. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday at the Crittenden County Courthouse. Attorney Randy Fishman is representing Christopher’s family and says the lawsuit involving the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Farmers' estimates of herbicide damage top 120,000 acresFarm Partnership in Craighead County, and JTM Farms, Qualls Land Co. and the Mi
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 5 days ago
Farm Partnership in Craighead County, and JTM Farms, Qualls Land Co. and the Michael Baioni and McLemore Farms, all in Crittenden County. Defendants are Monsanto, BASF and DuPont -- the makers of dicamba-based herbicides allowed by the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Authorities charge man for false alarm water rescueCRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. – A multi-agency nighttime water rescue that turned out
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 5 days ago
CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. – A multi-agency nighttime water rescue that turned out to be a false alarm cost taxpayers more than $3,000, the Crittenden County Sheriff’s Office revealed to WREG. “People work hard for their money and we pay these taxes.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mom sues in Arkansas boy's hot-van deathagainst Ascent Children's Health Services, its president and four former employ
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
against Ascent Children's Health Services, its president and four former employees. In her lawsuit filed Thursday in Crittenden County Circuit Court, Ashley Smith said her son Christopher Gardner Jr., died as a result of "the lack of... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Mom sues in boy's hot-van deathagainst Ascent Children's Health Services, its president and four former employ
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 6 days ago
against Ascent Children's Health Services, its president and four former employees. In her lawsuit filed Thursday in Crittenden County Circuit Court, Ashley Smith said her son Christopher Gardner Jr., died as a result of "the lack of... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Family sues West Memphis day care for $135 million after 5-old died in hot vanseveral workers at Ascent Children’s Health Services neglected to do their jobs
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 6 days ago
several workers at Ascent Children’s Health Services neglected to do their jobs. The lawsuit was filed on Thursday at the Crittenden County Courthouse. Attorney Randy Fishman is representing Christopher's family and says the lawsuit involving the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
17-old murder suspect and his mother taken into custodycapture. She’s charged with hindering apprehension or prosecution. Malik Mackl
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 7 days ago
capture. She’s charged with hindering apprehension or prosecution. Malik Macklin is being held at the Faulkner County jail while he waits to be sent back to Crittenden County. He will be charged as an adult, police said. Brown is already in custo... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
$67.7M low bid for contract to rebuild portion of Arkansas interstatesaid. The 61 miles extend from Arkansas 367 in White County, courses through W
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 7 days ago
said. The 61 miles extend from Arkansas 367 in White County, courses through Woodruff and Cross counties and ends at the Crittenden County line. The $19.1 million bid by Atlas Asphalt Inc. of Batesville works out to about $314,000 per mile. Four... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Car taken from gas stationA Jonesboro man told police Sunday that his car was taken before he had the opp
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 9 days ago
A Jonesboro man told police Sunday that his car was taken before he had the opportunity to fill it with gas, while Crittenden County authorities made an arrest in the case. Officers went to the 5100-block of E. Parker Road around 7:15 p.m. Sunday... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Heartland road projects for 7/18connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 10 days ago
connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4.05 in Caldwell County and mile point 5.7 in Crittenden County near the Coleman Road intersection will start as soon as utilities are moved out of the work zone. While... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Heartland road projects for 7/17connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 11 days ago
connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4.05 in Caldwell County and mile point 5.7 in Crittenden County near the Coleman Road intersection will start as soon as utilities are moved out of the work zone. While... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Judge in Benton booked, freed in tax-evasion casethe state's drug court fund, which receives money from fees paid in the special
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 13 days ago
the state's drug court fund, which receives money from fees paid in the specialty courts, according to Herzfeld. Former Crittenden County Circuit Judge David Laser has been assigned to serve as a special judge in McCallister's case. Metro on... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Heartland road projects for 7/14connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 14 days ago
connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4.05 in Caldwell County and mile point 5.7 in Crittenden County near the Coleman Road intersection will start as soon as utilities are moved out of the work zone. While... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Arrest warrants issued for 2 men in W. Memphis homicidecharges. Macklin's location is still unknown. Anyone with information on the l
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 15 days ago
charges. Macklin's location is still unknown. Anyone with information on the location of Macklin is asked to call Crittenden County Crime Stoppers at 870-732-4444 or the West Memphis Police Department at 870-735-1210. Copyright 2017 WMC... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
17-old wanted for murder in West Memphis, another teen already in custodysaid Brown is already in custody on other charges, but Macklin is at large. Pol
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 15 days ago
said Brown is already in custody on other charges, but Macklin is at large. Police said Macklin would be charged as an adult. If you know where he is, call Crittenden County Crime Stoppers at (870) 732-4444 or West Memphis Police at (870) 735-... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Heartland road projects for 7/13connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 15 days ago
connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4.05 in Caldwell County and mile point 5.7 in Crittenden County near the Coleman Road intersection will start as soon as utilities are moved out of the work zone. While... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
W. Memphis slaying called retaliationWEST MEMPHIS -- A West Memphis man was fatally shot July 5 in retaliation for a
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 15 days ago
WEST MEMPHIS -- A West Memphis man was fatally shot July 5 in retaliation for a shooting that occurred in the Crittenden County town on July 1, police said. Desmond Davis, 25, died after he was shot in the neck while standing outside a home in the... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Search called off in Marion after 911 callPolice Department dispatched its helicopter to help respond to reports of two p
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 15 days ago
Police Department dispatched its helicopter to help respond to reports of two people who were feared to have drowned in Crittenden County. The search has since been called off as crews believe it was a false alarm. A 911 call came in from a... Read more
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KAIT Jonesboro
Crews search for possible missing people in Marion, ARdispatched its helicopter to help respond to reports of two -- possibly three -
KAIT Jonesboro / Posted 15 days ago
dispatched its helicopter to help respond to reports of two -- possibly three -- people who are feared to have drowned in Crittenden County. The police chopper responded to Lakeshore Drive and I-55 in Marion, Arkansas where a man reported seeing... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
A Tuesday dicamba ban faces one ifcomplaints of dicamba damage. Bayer, which this year opened a $6 million soybe
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 19 days ago
complaints of dicamba damage. Bayer, which this year opened a $6 million soybean breeding and research center in Marion in Crittenden County, filed two complaints June 26, alleging damage to soybean fields near Marion and at Etowah in Mississippi... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
As Junes go, 2017's irregularCounty is 7.11 inches above its normal rainfall and Little Rock is 3.51 inches
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 21 days ago
County is 7.11 inches above its normal rainfall and Little Rock is 3.51 inches above its average. Only West Memphis in Crittenden County, with 2.46 inches, and Texarkana in Miller County, with 1.9 inches, are below average rainfall for the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Town in Arkansas hopes to cash in on medical marijuanaTURRELL, Ark. -- A small town mayor in Crittenden County, Arkansas hopes to cas
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 21 days ago
TURRELL, Ark. -- A small town mayor in Crittenden County, Arkansas hopes to cash on medical marijuana. "We do have the room for the dispensary. That's what I would like to shoot for," said Turrell Mayor Dorothy Cooper. Cooper said she's in the... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Heartland road projects for 7/5connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 22 days ago
connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4.05 in Caldwell County and mile point 5.7 in Crittenden County near the Coleman Road intersection will start as soon as utilities are moved out of the work zone. While... Read more
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KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau
Heartland road projects for 7/4connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4
KFVS 12 Cape Girardeau / Posted 24 days ago
connecting points along existing U.S. 641/Marion-Princeton Road at mile point 4.05 in Caldwell County and mile point 5.7 in Crittenden County near the Coleman Road intersection will start as soon as utilities are moved out of the work zone. While... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Governor approves dicamba prohibitionboard had received 507 complaints of suspected dicamba damage in 21 counties. M
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 26 days ago
board had received 507 complaints of suspected dicamba damage in 21 counties. Mississippi County had the most, with 135. Crittenden County had 74 complaints; Craighead County had 61. Hutchinson also approved a way for the Plant Board to expedite... Read more
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Al.com
Law named for Emmett Till keeps Alabama's unsolved civil rights murders from being forgottenmob of segregationists. - Andrew Lee Anderson, 16, who the Justice Department
Al.com / Posted 28 days ago
mob of segregationists. - Andrew Lee Anderson, 16, who the Justice Department said was fatally shot on Aug. 5, 1963, in Crittenden County, Ark., after six county sheriff's deputies and three "private citizens" chased him through a bean field.... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Overturned tractor-trailer catches fire on I-40 outside of West Memphis, eastbound lanes closedCRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. — A tractor-trailer caught on fire on I-40. Arkansas H
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 29 days ago
CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. — A tractor-trailer caught on fire on I-40. Arkansas Highway Patrol and West Memphis Fire are on the scene, located at mile marker 273. The fire happened after the truck overturned, according to West Memphis Fire. All... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Fiery 18-wheeler rollover accident in Arkansas shuts part of I-40the state Highway and Transportation Department said eastbound travel was close
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 29 days ago
the state Highway and Transportation Department said eastbound travel was closed on Interstate 40 near West Memphis in Crittenden County. Officials described the accident as a “tractor-trailer rollover with fire.” Additional information was... Read more
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The Norwich Bulletin
Unsolved and overlooked: Investigating cold cases of the civil rights eramob of segregationists. - Andrew Lee Anderson, 16, who the Justice Department
The Norwich Bulletin / Posted a month ago
mob of segregationists. - Andrew Lee Anderson, 16, who the Justice Department said was fatally shot on Aug. 5, 1963, in Crittenden County, Ark., after six county sheriff's deputies and three "private citizens" chased him through a bean field.... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Board approves dicamba ban19 counties, mostly in eastern Arkansas. Mississippi County, with 81, had the m
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
19 counties, mostly in eastern Arkansas. Mississippi County, with 81, had the most complaints. Craighead County had 34, and Crittenden County had 32. "I appreciate the hard work of all of those involved in this process," Hutchinson said in a... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
DANA D. KELLEY: Statehood cartographywhich exist today; Franklin was located in what now would be Cross County, near
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
which exist today; Franklin was located in what now would be Cross County, near the St. Francis River. North of Marion in Crittenden County, the map denotes the community of Greenock. A navigator today would find nothing but farmland where the... Read more
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Arkansas Democrat-Gazette
Statehood cartographywhich exist today; Franklin was located in what now would be Cross County, near
Arkansas Democrat-Gazette / Posted 1 months ago
which exist today; Franklin was located in what now would be Cross County, near the St. Francis River. North of Marion in Crittenden County, the map denotes the community of Greenock. A navigator today would find nothing but farmland where the... Read more
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WREG-TV Memphis
Crittenden County NAACP yet to receive check following legal victoryCRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. -- It is a court case that has pitted a local chapter o
WREG-TV Memphis / Posted 1 months ago
CRITTENDEN COUNTY, Ark. -- It is a court case that has pitted a local chapter of the NAACP against its parent organization, and now the Crittenden County, Arkansas, chapter is claiming victory. But before celebrating, they still have to get... Read more

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