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Police link casings to bodyguard’s gun

Police have matched shell casings found after a mass shooting at a Little Rock nightclub last month to a gun Memphis rapper Ricky Hampton’s bodyguard was carrying, the department reported Friday.

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Sonny Burgess, Arkansas rockabilly legend, dies at 88

Elvis Presley knew Sonny Burgess was on to something.

Little Rock man arrested in '16 shooting death

Little Rock police on Friday made an arrest in a fatal shooting in September.

Rapper’s bodyguard faces 10 counts for shell casings found at Little Rock club

Police have matched shell casings found after a mass shooting at a Little Rock nightclub last month to a gun Memphis rapper Ricky Hampton's bodyguard was carrying, the department reported Friday.

North Little Rock police at full staff for first time since '97

The North Little Rock Police Department is fully staffed for the first time in about 20 years after four new officers joined the agency Friday.

Little Rock police explain plan for overtime to increase patrols in high-crime areas

45 officers a day, each add 4 hours to one shift a week

Little Rock police provided new details Thursday on a plan to increase patrols in high-crime areas by requiring officers to work overtime.

Mandatory overtime ordered for Little Rock police as part of effort to stop violence in city

Little Rock police announced Wednesday that officers will be required to work overtime in certain areas of the city beginning Friday as part of the department's latest effort to stop a surge in shootings, killings and other violent crimes.

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PHOTOS/VIDEO: Rig crashes, spills frozen pizzas on I-30, halts traffic for hours

An 18-wheeler crashed and spilled frozen pizzas on Interstate 30 in Little Rock on Wednesday, closing part of the freeway for more than four hours and causing traffic to back up about 10 miles.

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Black officers say Little Rock police chief misses events

Absence noted at anti-violence functions; traveling to aid agency, Buckner replies

The Little Rock Black Police Officers Association on Wednesday criticized Chief Kenton Buckner over his absence at certain anti-violence events in the city, deepening recent tension between the organization and the chief.

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Man killed in Little Rock home invasion; intruders also injure boy, victim’s brother, police say

Police are investigating after masked intruders fatally a shot a man at his Little Rock home Sunday morning.

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