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Boy, 16, gets 20 years for fatally shooting teen at central Arkansas rec center

The 16-year-old boy who shot and killed a Sherwood teenager last year in an ambush at the city's recreation center was sentenced on Tuesday to 20 years in prison.

Arkansas man's guilty plea draws term of 30 years in stabbing

A 23-year-old North Little Rock man has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for fatally stabbing a man who was going to call the police on him.

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Adult trial ordered for teen who said he was bullied into armed robbery of North Little Rock pizza shop

A North Little Rock 17-year-old who said he was bullied into participating in a February armed robbery by his 19-year-old co-defendant was ordered Thursday to stand trial as an adult.

Two men plead guilty in slaying of North Little Rock teen

Two men accused of killing a North Little Rock teenager in a shooting two years ago have pleaded guilty to participating in the slaying.

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Plea in man's fatal fall from car near downtown North Little Rock: Guilty

Woman, 40, given 3-year prison term for manslaughter in boyfriend’s death

A 40-year-old Alexander woman whose boyfriend died after falling from her car near downtown North Little Rock was sentenced to three years in prison Thursday after admitting to recklessly causing the man's death.

Arkansas man accused of strangling 85-year-old widow cleared for trial

Doctors find him mentally fit

A 52-year-old Jacksonville man accused of strangling an 85-year-old widow in her Sherwood home was given a September trial date Tuesday after state doctors found him competent to stand trial.

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Little Rock man accused in road-rage shooting that killed toddler put in hospital

Gary Eugene Holmes, accused of killing a toddler last year, is being committed to the Arkansas State Hospital for observation by doctors who are trying to assess his mental health.

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For abuse of 3-year-old boy, Little Rock parolee gets 18-year term

About 14 months after Little Rock police found a battered 3-year-old boy left alone in a clothes hamper inside a closet in his mother's apartment, the woman's parolee boyfriend was sentenced Monday to follow her to prison.

Murder suspect from North Little Rock released after cousin claims pot, gun

A 20-year-old murder suspect accused of marijuana and gun possession while out on bond awaiting trial was released from jail Monday after his cousin claimed the contraband belonged to him.

Verdict is guilty in Little Rock street shooting

A little more than 21 years ago, Korey Leavy and Izishill LaShawn Porch held their New Year's baby in their arms and dreamed of keeping him safe from street violence and drugs, according to news accounts.