Joy Duvall, 50, of Booneville was killed shortly before 10 p.m. last night while walking on the shoulder of Highway 23 about a half-mile south of Highway 10 near Booneville. She was struck by a northbound vehicle and State Police are seeking information about the vehicle that drove away.
KARK reports that Kevin Linsley, 35, has surrendered to Little Rock police on charges of negligent homicide and failure to stop after an accident in the Aug. 28 death of a pedestrian Ian Canham, 29, at Rodney Parham and Old Forge Roads. /more/
Heather Cater, 22, of Traskwood was fatally injured about 6 p.m. Wednesday when struck by an SUV on the parking lot of her job at Walgreens, Col. Glenn and University. The vehicle, reported stolen, was being chased by Pulaski sheriff's deputies. /more/
Barry Livingston, 76, left for his morning run from his home on Auburn Drive about 6 a.m., Little Rock police said. He was found later along Hughes Street near Amherst Cove with a head injury and broken right leg, consistent, police said, with being struck by a vehicle. /more/
Layoffs at the Welspun pipe plant in Little Rock are a reminder of the folly of corporate welfare and the inability of Arkansas to separate itself from global economic forces. See the Fayetteville shale. And keep a watchful eye on that Sun Paper pulp mill proposed near Arkadelphia.
Melinda Gwin, 49, of Hamburg has been sentenced to 21 months in federal prison and ordered to repay $210,875 stolen from the First National Bank of Crossett. She was sentenced in El Dorado federal court, according to a Justice Department news release.
Little Rock police are still withholding identification of a man found shot to death early Sunday on Howard Street, but multiple reports on social media are tying the death to that of a well-known figure on the local music scene, TC Edwards. The suspect in a criminal case brought over crimes against Edwards will likely be reviewed for potential involvement in his death.