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PHOTOS: Worshippers in Little Rock rise with the sun on Easter

Subscriber onlyUnder the dim light of dawn, 47-year-old Tesha Johnson smiled with relatives and waited in a folding chair for the start of a family tradition: Easter service on the banks of the Arkansas River. Continue reading...

Arkansas State Police trooper shot during traffic stop

An Arkansas State Police trooper was reported to be in stable condition Monday morning after being shot during a traffic stop on Sunday night. Continue reading...

Jacksonville schools to regain two officers

Police transfers had cut positions

Subscriber onlyJacksonville will add two school resource officers to local schools after the city’s Police Department leadership received sharp criticism for reducing the number of those officers. Continue reading...

Suspect in killing of Little Rock woman and her two young children returned to Arkansas

Subscriber onlyAfter being held in federal custody in Colorado, a 25-year-old man facing charges in a Little Rock triple homicide was booked into the Pulaski County jail on Wednesday, records show. Continue reading...

Police beat

Subscriber onlyStolen guns, meth found in NLR home Continue reading...

Little Rock man killed wife, set house afire while son slept, police say

Subscriber onlyA man is accused of killing his wife and setting fire to their Little Rock home as their adopted son was sleeping inside Monday, police said. Continue reading...

Police pan 2 central Arkansas leaders in no-confidence vote

Subscriber onlyThe Jacksonville Fraternal Order of Police has cast a vote of no confidence in the leadership of Mayor Gary Fletcher and City Attorney Robert Bamburg, saying the two men have shown an “inability” to lead the city’s Police Department. Continue reading...

7 men indicted in crackdown on gangs, violent crime now in custody, Arkansas authorities say

Arrests tied to Feb. 22 raids that named 49 defendants

Subscriber onlyAuthorities have arrested seven fugitives indicted in cases tied to a gang and a violent crime crackdown, according to the U.S. attorney's office for the Eastern District of Arkansas. Continue reading...

New police chief is being sought for city in central Arkansas

City accepting applications

Subscriber onlyJacksonville has begun accepting police chief applications after the Arkansas Supreme Court ruled that a past false-report conviction disqualifies the city's benched police chief from holding the position. Continue reading...

Affidavit: State Hospital staff member questioned about how patient got contraband items

Subscriber onlyBefore leaving with a patient Tuesday, an Arkansas State Hospital staff member was questioned about how the patient got contraband items and was told to not have contact with him, court records released Thursday show. Continue reading...

Files reveal details on November crash; Little Rock school exec faces charges in hit-run where officer hurt

Subscriber onlyA Little Rock high school administrator, arrested in a hit-and-run case that injured a Little Rock police lieutenant, told authorities he "absolutely did not realize" he hit anyone, police documents show. Continue reading...

Ex-Jacksonville officer accused of swiping pills

Subscriber onlyCourt records show a former Jacksonville police sergeant is accused of illegally taking prescription pills submitted to the department's evidence room. Continue reading...

Former central Arkansas police officer accused of swiping pills

Subscriber onlyCourt records show a former Jacksonville police sergeant is accused of illegally taking prescription pills submitted to the department's evidence room. Continue reading...

Prosecutor clears Little Rock officer in fatal shooting of man in car

Subscriber onlyThe Pulaski County prosecuting attorney's office has cleared a Little Rock officer of criminal wrongdoing in the fatal shooting of a man last fall, an official said Monday. Continue reading...

Weekend shootings leave 3 deaths in Little Rock

But crime down from ’17, data show

Subscriber onlyLittle Rock police on Monday continued to investigate two weekend shootings that left three people dead and another person wounded. Continue reading...