A woman who tried to sell her iPhone to a 16-year-old in North Little Rock was handed fake bills then punched in the face, she told police. The 21-year-old Searcy resident told officers she met the teen Sunday in the parking lot at 400 N. Palm St., the listed address for an apartment complex, after arranging the sale on Facebook. When the 16-year-old gave her four $100 bills, the woman noticed the money "didn't seem right," she told police. Then the teen hit her and ran off, she said.
A Jacksonville man was arrested Friday on accusations that he sent nude photos to an Instagram account that he thought belonged to a 14-year-old, then tried to meet up with her for sex, police said. Mark Maples, 56, was arrested at Dupree Park around 2:30 p.m., according to a Jacksonville Police Department report. On Friday, Maples communicated over Instagram, a smartphone app, with a person he thought was a 14-year-old girl, police said. The account actually belonged to a police detective.
A North Little Rock man is accused of choking and assaulting a pregnant woman at a clinic, according to authorities. Officers responded to reports of an assault Tuesday at the UAMS Women's Health Clinic at Freeway Medical, 4301 W. Markham St.Brandon Taplin, 24, was arrested shortly before 3 p.m. at the clinic on charges of second-degree domestic battery and endangering the welfare of a minor, according to a police report.
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First place in coverage of education for small and medium dailies in Arkansas at the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway, Arkansas
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Second place in education reporting at the Log Cabin Democrat in Conway, Arkansas – “Homer for Hendrix," an article on Hendrix College's increased financial aid opportunities for students
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