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Teen charged in Little Rock nightclub shooting has ties to gang member killed in city in January

Subscriber onlyA man accused of firing the first shots in a gunfight that injured 28 people at a Little Rock nightclub in July has connections to a gang member slain in the city's first homicide of the year. Continue reading...

Draft out on program for hidden-gun toters in Arkansas; it calls for laws study, marksmanship tests

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas State Police has released a first draft of the licensing and training procedures for carrying concealed handguns in bars, public colleges and other previously forbidden places under a so-called enhanced carry law approved this year. Continue reading...

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Little Rock police to revise shifts next year; patrol officers to work 40-hour weeks but 12-hour days

Subscriber onlyThe Little Rock Police Department plans to move patrol officers from eight-hour shifts to 12-hour shifts next year to keep more officers on the streets and reduce overtime expenses. Continue reading...

Arkansan arrested in attack at white supremacist rally

Subscriber onlyFederal authorities on Tuesday arrested an Arkansas man accused of beating a black man during a white supremacist rally that turned deadly in Charlottesville, Va., in August. Continue reading...

Police shots, crash outside Little Rock bar leaves man dead, 2 officers injured

Subscriber onlyOne person died and two officers were injured Saturday morning in a vehicle crash and an officer-involved shooting in Little Rock, the city's police chief said. Continue reading...

Prominent Little Rock activist says encounter with officers shows police deficient

Subscriber onlyA prominent Little Rock anti-violence activist said a confrontation with Little Rock police at his home this week underscores racial-bias and training problems facing the department. Continue reading...

Prominent Little Rock activist riled after encounter with policemen; officers mistook cellphone for gun

Subscriber onlyA confrontation between Little Rock police and a prominent anti-violence activist has created a rift between the department and one of its longtime allies in the city's fight against crime. Continue reading...

Change in air for 4 Arkansas police agencies set to add drones

Subscriber onlyNorth Little Rock police Lt. Jim Scott removed a small black drone from his shoulder bag, unfolded the aerial device's four arms and pressed a button near its propellers. Continue reading...

Shooting victim ID'd as Little Rock woman 23 years after body found

Subscriber onlyThe marks from her thumb resembled an inkblot or an ultrasound image more than a fingerprint. Continue reading...

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