Fort Smith Bureau Reporter
Sheriff: Brother, 10, still missing
Searchers in Polk County on Friday afternoon found the body of a 2-year-old girl in the area where her dead mother was found earlier this week, Sheriff Scott Sawyer said.
A Dover man is scheduled to appear in Pope County Circuit Court for arraignment Monday on a first-degree murder charge that he gunned down another man for beating him.
Booneville Police Chief Albert Brown was recovering Wednesday from a leg wound he suffered when he was shot while responding to a call a man was suicidal.
For $9M project, Franklin County plans sales-tax election
After months of debate, Franklin County's Quorum Court decided to ask voters in an Aug. 8 special election to approve two sales taxes totaling 0.5 percent for construction and operation of a new county jail.
Total restitution will near $2.3M
A man who once ran for the Arkansas Legislature was sentenced to 41 months in federal prison Tuesday and ordered to pay nearly $2.3 million in restitution.
A man and woman suspected of beating and robbing a man last week have been arrested in Pennsylvania, according to police.
Marshals Museum a way of saying thanks, congressman says
FORT SMITH -- U.S. Rep. Trey Gowdy on Thursday called the proposed U.S. Marshals Museum a living monument to the men and women willing to dedicate their lives to law enforcement.
Members of the Sebastian County Quorum Court heard a report recommending ways to reduce crowding in the county jail but expressed concern that the measures also would reduce the revenue to operate the lockup.
The Arkansas Judicial Discipline and Disability Commission is determining how to discipline Circuit Judge William Pearson after he pleaded guilty Monday in Johnson County to charges of driving while intoxicated and reckless driving.
FORT SMITH -- A Sebastian County circuit judge has rejected a request by three teenagers to transfer their murder, kidnapping and aggravated robbery charges to juvenile court.