Little Rock police have circulated this alert seeking a suspect in the robbery of Cupids lingerie and sex merchandise store on W. 65th by a man who apparently used a toy gun and disarmed a clerk of his own real weapon. /more/
Fox 16 reports that Troy Sanders, 16, is being held as an adult on a $1.5 million bond in the weekend robbery of three employees as they closed an Arby's on Chenal Parkway. Court records indicate he's been in trouble with the law before. /more/
The Little Rock police said a masked man fired multiple shots during a robbery of the Game Exchange at 3412 S. University Ave. about 12:30 p.m. today. No one was injured, but the gunman escaped with cash. /more/
The Little Rock Police Department has identified K-9 Officer Paul Evans, 39, as the officer who shot an armed robbery suspect who reportedly pointed a gun at the officer after a police dog failed to subdue him. The suspect, Michael McCormack, remains hospitalized and has been charged in other robberies. /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.
Capitol dwellers have been commenting on the expansive new Arkansas State University presence in office space across the street in the former National Old Line building. It's part of "increasing visibility" for the expanding ASU System.