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One dead in police shooting at Buffalo National River

HARRISON, Ark. — Authorities in Arkansas say one man is dead after an officer-involved shooting at the Buffalo National River in northern Arkansas.

The shooting occurred Saturday night in the Lower Buffalo Ranger District of the national river, a 153-mile (246 kilometer) long area that’s managed by the National Park Service. 48 more words


Family, friends to hold walk for teen shot, killed by Marion police

MARION, Ark. — The friends and family of the 16-year-old shot and killed by Marion police are going to be doing a walk for justice and peace this weekend. 166 more words


Arkansas prison breakout prompts investigation

PINE BLUFF, Ark. — Two guards and an inmate have been attacked at a maximum security prison in central Arkansas, prompting a guard to fire three warning shots into the air, according to state Department of Correction officials. 225 more words


Marion, Ark. teen shot by officer identified

MARION, Ark. — The 16-year-old shot outside an emergency shelter in Marion has died.

Arkansas State Police identified him Wednesday as Aries Clark.

Marion officers responded to the juvenile shelter on Cypress Avenue around 7 p.m. 73 more words


Arkansas State Police: 18-year-old being held in connection to officer's death

NEWPORT, Ark. —  An 18-year-old is being held in connection to the death of Newport Police Lieutenant Patrick Weatherford.

According to the Arkansas State Police, Lt. 142 more words


Police arrest suspect in fatal shooting of Arkansas officer

NEWPORT, Ark. — The manhunt is over for the suspect who shot and killed an Arkansas police lieutenant Monday evening.

The Associated Press reported the suspect is in custody and more information will be released Tuesday morning. 180 more words


State police investigating after Arkansas prison guard stabbed by inmate

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas State Police say a state prison guard was stabbed by an inmate at the East Arkansas Regional Unit in Brickeys.

Trooper Liz Chapman said in an email Sunday that state police are investigating after an inmate used a homemade weapon to stab the guard “an unknown amount of times” from behind on Friday. 65 more words