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Arkansas man already in prison for kidnapping girlfriend gets 15-year term for molesting teen

He’s convicted of sex assault on girl

A 33-year-old Sherwood man, already serving prison time for the gunpoint kidnapping of his longtime girlfriend, was convicted Thursday of molesting the woman's 13-year-old daughter despite the girl's courtroom admission that she had exaggerated some of her accusations.

Bail denied for Little Rock man in drug case; guns found in home within easy reach of children, judge notes

A judge denied bail Tuesday for a 41-year-old Little Rock man described by police as a longtime gang member after hearing testimony that guns were found within easy reach of children in the defendant's home.

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Parolee whose accomplice was fatally shot during Pulaski County home invasion pleads guilty to manslaughter

A parolee whose accomplice was killed when they attempted a December 2014 home invasion has been sent back to prison for 30 years on manslaughter, burglary and drug charges.

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Ex-MLB pitcher's killing in Little Rock reckless but not deliberate, jury says; shooter gets 25 years

The Christmas Eve slaying of former professional baseball player John David Barfield was reckless but not deliberate, a Pulaski County jury concluded on Thursday, convicting his killer of manslaughter after about 10 hours of deliberations.

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Trials scheduled for two suspects in fatal shooting of 2-year-old girl in Little Rock

Both say innocent of charges

Pulaski County Circuit Judge Barry Sims set a December trial date Thursday for the 17-year-old boy accused of participating in the fatal shooting of a 2-year-old girl in Little Rock while she was riding in a car with her mother and others.

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Email was to rile wife, suspect in Little Rock killing of former pro baseball player says

Not threat, he testifies in athlete’s death

A threat to kill John David Barfield sent a few minutes before the former pro baseballer was fatally shot was aimed at riling up the estranged wife of the Pine Bluff man now on trial in the death, the man testified Wednesday.

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Lawyer: Killing of former pro ballplayer in Little Rock justified

The Christmas Eve slaying of former professional baseball pitcher John David Barfield was self-defense, the lawyer for the Pine Bluff man charged with first-degree murder told a Pulaski County jury on Tuesday.

Little Rock man who shot drug dealer in '15 gets probation; Simmons 1 of 25 wounded by gunfire at club

A 30-year-old Little Rock man accepted a probationary sentence on Monday for shooting a drug dealer in December 2015.

Little Rock drive-by shootings suspects face trial as adults

2 teens rejected for juvenile court

Two teenage half brothers, accused gang members charged in separate drive-by shootings in Little Rock, must stand trial as adults, Pulaski County Circuit Judge Herb Wright ruled on Monday.

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Man found guilty, sent to prison for life for killing teen during robbery in downtown North Little Rock

A Pulaski County jury took 20 minutes Thursday to reject Zavier Marquis Pree's claims that he was duped into confessing to capital murder, finding the 21-year-old Jacksonville man guilty as charged and sending him to prison for life.