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Little Rock police hone recruitment tools; website, social media ads credited with paring vacancies

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock officials unveiled new police recruitment efforts Monday, emphasizing the department's push to enlist a diverse pool of candidates, and they reported progress in filling officer vacancies. Continue reading...

PHOTOS: West Little Rock business building engulfed by flames; cause investigated

Subscriber onlyAuthorities are investigating the cause of a fire that destroyed a commercial building in west Little Rock on Sunday. Continue reading...

2 lawmakers tout additions to historic site; Hill, McCarthy make visit to Little Rock's Central High area

Subscriber onlyIn Arkansas' capital city on Sunday, U.S. Reps. French Hill and House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy praised federal legislation that expands the boundaries of the Little Rock Central High School National Historic Site. Continue reading...

In Little Rock, Chelsea Clinton talks about closing gap between boys, girls

Subscriber onlyHundreds listened as a young girl's voice came over the sound system at the Statehouse Convention Center in downtown Little Rock on Sunday afternoon. Continue reading...

Police beat

Subscriber onlyTwo people stabbed in scrum at LR mall Continue reading...

Little Rock officer was suspended when he picked up teen girl, let her sleep at his residence, records show

Subscriber onlyPolice records show that a Little Rock police officer was on suspension when he picked up a teenage girl at a bus stop and let her sleep at his residence, an incident that has now sparked an internal investigation. Continue reading...

'18 starting slow for Little Rock robberies

93 before May a 6-year low

Subscriber onlyThrough the first four months of 2018, Arkansas' capital city was off to its slowest start for robberies in at least six years, according to police data. Continue reading...

Mayor appoints new police chief for Jacksonville; choice of ex-Chicago officer surprises council members

Subscriber onlyJacksonville's mayor on Tuesday named a former Chicago police commander as the city's new police chief, two months after an Arkansas Supreme Court ruling disqualified the previous chief from serving in the role. Continue reading...

Little Rock man says he killed robber in self-defense

Subscriber onlyA shooting victim has told police he fatally shot a 20-year-old man after the man tried to rob him, according to information released by authorities Sunday. Continue reading...

Little Rock police investigating apparent murder-suicide

Subscriber onlyPolice on Thursday were investigating an apparent murder-suicide after two people were found dead inside a house in southwest Little Rock, an official said. Continue reading...

DASH-CAM FOOTAGE: 3 North Little Rock officers cleared in fatal shooting of teen

Prosecutor’s office rules use of deadly force was justified

Subscriber onlyThree North Little Rock police officers have been cleared of criminal wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a 17-year-old boy earlier this year, according to the Pulaski County prosecuting attorney's office. Continue reading...

Teen arrested in Little Rock slaying; 2-day spate of gunfire leaves 1 dead, 4 hurt

Subscriber onlyThree shootings in a 24-hour span left one person dead and four others wounded in Little Rock, police said. Continue reading...

Man treated for mental illness faces charges after buying guns from North Little Rock store, records show

Court previously ordered suspect, 22, treated for mental illness, records show

Subscriber onlyCourt records show a 22-year-old man, previously diagnosed with a mental illness, faces federal charges after authorities said he bought two firearms from a North Little Rock gun store. Continue reading...

Police find 16 bombs in Pulaski County; man jailed

Subscriber onlyA 47-year-old man faces numerous felony charges after authorities said they found 14 pipe bombs in the yard of his Pulaski County home on Monday and two other bombs at his ex-girlfriend's address last week. Continue reading...

Little Rock police seek device to detect gunfire; system pinpoints location

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock police are moving forward on plans to buy technology to pinpoint where gunfire occurs in the city with funding from a federal grant, instead of purchasing an in-house machine used to link shell casings found at different crime scenes. Continue reading...

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