Benton man accused of raping, kidnapping family member to stand trial next week

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 17:20

A Benton man who last year allegedly raped a close family member before attempting to commit suicide is set to stand trial next week.

FCSO nabs 9 in Thursday night prostitution sting

Fri, 08/18/2017 - 16:22

The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office nabbed nine sexual solicitation suspects during a Thursday night prostitution sting.

Police beat

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 16:09

From Conway Police Department reports

Woman trapped under vehicle after attempting to flee police

Wed, 08/16/2017 - 16:10

A high-speed chase ended when the woman who allegedly fled police last week became pinned under her vehicle after attempting to abandon the vehicle and escape on foot.

Police beat

Thu, 08/17/2017 - 08:28

From Conway Police Department reports

Professor guilty of chid porn charges will be sentenced Aug. 31

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 17:40

A sentencing hearing for a former University of Central Arkansas economics professor who pleaded guilty to child porn charges last week is delayed to later this month.

Police beat

Tue, 08/15/2017 - 15:57

From Conway Police Department reports

Official: Prisoners escaped solitary recreation areas

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 20:34

LITTLE ROCK — Two disturbances at an Arkansas prison — including one that involved three officers being held hostage by inmates — began when prisoners managed to escape solitary fenced-in areas during their recreation breaks, the state’s top correction official told lawmakers Monday.

Little Rock’s 42nd homicide already matches last year’s mark

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 20:24

LITTLE ROCK — Little Rock matched its homicide total from all of last year Monday when the body of a man was found near an interstate highway hours after shots were reported nearby.

Police beat

Mon, 08/14/2017 - 13:55

From Conway Police Department reports