After 9-minute verdict, Greenbrier man gets 75 years for rape

A Faulkner County jury found a Greenbrier man guilty on three counts of rape on Tuesday after only nine minutes of deliberation.James Lee McPherson, 38, received three consecutive 25-year sentences...

County creates council to curb domestic violence

...Violence, there were 30 domestic-violence-related homicides in Arkansas in 2007. The Arkansas Commission on Child Abuse, Rape and Domestic Violence reports 43 protective orders served per 10,000 adults. Additionally, the National Domestic Violence...

Population growth not affecting city crime rates

...mild year for other violent crimes like rape and robbery. Those crimes decreased by...mean," Gary said. One homicide, 26 rapes and 39 robberies occurred in 2005, when...In 2014, there was one homicide, 26 rapes and 62 robberies with an estimated population...

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...

Updated: Conway police seeking information on alleged rape

...released a statement Thursday afternoon regarding an alleged rape that occurred in a Hendrix-owned apartment on Clifton Street...Original story: Conway police are investigating an alleged rape that reportedly occurred at an apartment on Clifton Street Thursday...

Police investigate alleged rape in college-owned apartment

Conway police are investigating an alleged rape that occurred Thursday morning in a Hendrix College-owned apartment complex, Huntington Apartments, on Clifton Street.A woman...

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...

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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Mistrial granted in Vanderbilt football players' rape case

...football players convicted in the dorm-room rape of a student, saying "bias has been clearly...intentionally withheld information that he was a rape victim during the jury selection process...intentionally withheld information that he was a rape victim during the jury selection.Easter...


...piece.) 1998 Russell Berger was convicted on two counts of rape and one count of sexual abuse against a 5-year-old boy...was denied by Judge David Reynolds, who presided over the 1998 rape trial, based on insufficient evidence for the claims. Berger...