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Lynn LaRowe (Reporter)

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E-mail: llarowe@texarkanagazette.com
Lynn LaRowe has covered legal news for the Texarkana Gazette for nearly 10 years. Her beat includes in-depth coverage of civil and criminal cases in area, state and federal courts. Ms. LaRowe's diverse background includes employment as a trainer with the Texas Department of Criminal Justice and work as a women's issues counselor in clinical and shelter settings. She is a graduate of Austin College in Sherman, Texas.

Man gets more than eight years for intent to distribute meth

Published Feb. 22 2019

A registered sex offender was sentenced to more than eight years in federal prison Thursday for possession with the intent...

Trafficking suspect wants statements suppressed

Published Feb. 22 2019

A New Boston, Texas, man accused of conspiring to traffic heroin and fentanyl from Mexico to the U.S. wants statements...

State expects trial for alleged killer

Published Feb. 21 2019

Prosecutors expect that an Arkansas prison inmate accused of capital murder will face a jury in the beating death of...

Court upholds sentence for notorious feces hurler

Published Feb. 21 2019

A Texas appellate court headquartered in Texarkana affirmed Wednesday the life sentence for an inmate who drenched a correctional officer...

Guilty plea nets robber 20 years

Published Feb. 20 2019

A man who threatened to shoot a woman after trying to steal her purse in the parking lot of Sam's...

Genoa man, 72, faces sexual assault charge

Published Feb. 20 2019

A 72-year-old Genoa, Ark., man is facing a sexual assault charge in Miller County for allegedly molesting a girl from...

Appeals court affirms conviction, sentence in aggravated robbery

Published Feb. 19 2019

In a split decision, the 6th Court of Appeals in Texarkana affirmed the conviction and 30-year sentence of a man...

Hearing scheduled for man accused in child porn case

Published Feb. 17 2019

A hearing is scheduled in federal court to ensure a defendant accused of child pornography possession understands the government's plea...

Texarkana teen alleging police used excessive force recently plead guilty to a felony charge

Published Feb. 15 2019

A Texas High School student who alleges he has permanently lost vision in his left eye because of excessive force...

Appeals court affirms rape conviction

Published Feb. 15 2019

The Arkansas Court of Appeals has affirmed a rape conviction and 10-year sentence imposed last year on a Texarkana man...

Ex-boyfriend gets 30 years for sexual assault

Published Feb. 14 2019

A New Boston, Texas, man who sexually assaulted a former girlfriend at gunpoint in 2016 pleaded guilty Monday and received...

Jury acquits former local pastor of rape

Published Feb. 13 2019

A man who has served as a pastor at local churches and now lives in California was acquitted Tuesday of...

Lawyer wants outside agency to investigate police conduct

Published Feb. 12 2019

The lawyer representing a Texas High School student who alleges excessive use of force by a Texarkana, Texas, police officer...

Miller County rape trial opens with testimony against pastor

Published Feb. 12 2019

Trial began Monday at the Miller County courthouse in the case of a California pastor accused of molesting a female...

Grand jury hands down indictment

Published Feb. 11 2019

A Bowie County grand jury formally indicted a man last week who is accused of causing the death of his...

Suit against RRAD contractor is dropped

Published Feb. 10 2019

A federal lawsuit filed by a labor union against a private contractor that employs a large number of people performing...

Man indicted in axe attack in bathroom

Published Feb. 9 2019

A Bowie County grand jury indicted a man Thursday who allegedly used an axe to attack a male family member...

Men indicted in '17 fatal shooting

Published Feb. 8 2019

A Bowie County grand jury indicted two men Thursday who are accused of being involved in a fatal shooting which...

Jury acquits man accused of shooting at car in 2017

Published Feb. 8 2019

NEW BOSTON, Texas —A Bowie County jury has acquitted a Texarkana, Texas, man who was accused of shooting at a...

Two indicted for alleged involvement in fatal shooting

Published Feb. 7 2019

A Bowie County grand jury indicted two men Thursday who are accused of being involved in a fatal shooting which...