Racial disparities in arrests persist with legal pot

...officers are not racially profiling pot users."Racial disparities exist in other laws. What does that mean, that homicide law, rape laws, weapon laws are racist? There are other factors going on here that we need to address," Gorman said.After legalization...

Charges filed against two men in separate rapes

...suspects arrested in two separate rapes have been formally charged...of Conway was charged in the rape of a 20-year-old University...Arkansas student. The alleged rape occurred March 11 at the victim's...been charged in another alleged rape which occurred early Sunday...

Conway man charged with rape of a minor

...car near Billy Goat Mountain Road and said she had been raped in the woods nearby.Kimmel pleaded not guilty to one count of rape in Faulkner County Circuit Court on Monday.According to a report from the Faulkner County Sheriff's Office, the girl told...

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Details disclosed in investigations of ex-NFL star

...under investigation in connection with five more drug-related rapes in three other states.Sharper briefly appeared in Los Angeles...motion states.In Los Angeles, Sharper is facing two counts of rape by use of drugs, four counts of furnishing a controlled substance...

Arkansas high court says lethal injection law constitutional

...Hutchinson told reporters after the rulingThe last inmate executed was Eric Nance, who was put to death for killing and attempting to rape a Malvern teenager. An attorney for the inmates declined comment.Attorney General Leslie Rutledge said she was pleased with...

CPD: Violent crime decreased in 2010

...percent increase in murders, the number of rapes, robberies and aggravated assaults fell...2009. Police responded to 19 incidents of rape in 2010, down 21 percent from the 24 in...in the past seven years, while the 19 rape cases were the fewest reported during that...

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Doc paints a harrowing picture of campus rape

PARK CITY, Utah (AP) - The campus rape epidemic is given a face, dozens of them...students who have come forward to report rape.Dick and producer Amy Ziering explored...whether it's a father describing the rape of his daughter who committed suicide...

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Bill seeks to ensure time served for repeat offenders

...Investigation for 2012 show that no arrests were made in 37.5 percent of murder or manslaughter cases, 59.9 percent of forcible rape cases, 71.9 percent of robbery cases, 44.2 percent of aggravated assault cases and 87.3 percent of burglary cases...

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Greenbrier man charged with rape of 13-year-old girl

A 37-year-old Greenbrier man has been charged with the rape of a 13-year-old girl following a report filed by the Conway Police Department.The report, dated 2:25 p.m. Oct. 30...

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Arkansas panel OKs eliminating death sentence as penalty

...from some prosecutors who say the death penalty helps while negotiating plea bargains with defendants.The state hasn't executed anyone since 2005, when Eric Nance was put to death for the murder and attempted rape of a Malvern teenager.

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