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Lynn LaRowe (Reporter)

Phone: (870) 330-7648
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 accused of killing his dog charged with cruelty

Published Oct. 21 2018

A Texarkana, Ark., man accused of killing his dog by striking it three times in the head with a rock...

Mental issues add to case's difficulty

Published Oct. 21 2018

The case of an Arkansas prison inmate accused of killing a Miller County correctional officer nearly two years ago continues...

Help for the helpless

Published Oct. 20 2018

Texarkana is home to one of only two satellite offices for the Texas Department of Family and Protective Services abuse...

Federal judge orders defendant to remain in jail while case proceeds for meth trafficking

Published Oct. 19 2018

A federal judge in Texarkana denied a request for release Thursday from a man accused of trafficking methamphetamine.

Sleeping baby bitten more than 30 times by toddler at area daycare

Published Oct. 18 2018

A Miller County, Ark., mother whose 9-month-old baby was bitten more than 30 times by an older child is suing...

Dogfighter's probation revoked

Published Oct. 18 2018

A man who was sentenced to a five-year term of felony probation last year for unlawful dogfighting is now awaiting...

Three guilty of drug smuggling attempt into Texarkana federal prison

Published Oct. 17 2018

Three men have pleaded guilty to attempting to smuggle drugs into a Texarkana federal prison by hiding the contraband under...

Man accused of killing son, 4, gets November trial date

Published Oct. 16 2018

Jury selection is scheduled to take place in Bowie County next month in the case of a father accused of...

Man gets 10 years for drug offense

Published Oct. 16 2018

One of multiple defendants accused of methamphetamine trafficking was sentenced to 10 years in prison Monday by a federal judge...

Daughter, 29, shares story; father pleads guilty

Published Oct. 14 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—An adult survivor of child sexual assault faced her abuser—her father—in a Bowie County courtroom Thursday moments after...

Woman indicted in boyfriend's death

Published Oct. 14 2018

A Bowie County grand jury issued an indictment Friday for a Texarkana woman who initially claimed she shot and killed...

Man indicted in wife's death

Published Oct. 14 2018

A Texarkana, Texas, man was indicted by a Bowie County grand jury Friday in the January shooting death of his...

Man gets life for sexually abusing girl

Published Oct. 11 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A local man was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday after a Bowie County jury found him guilty...

Sexual abuse trial to begin today

Published Oct. 10 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas —Opening statements and testimony are scheduled to begin Wednesday morning in the trial of a New Boston...

Man accused of having gun on school property

Published Oct. 10 2018

An 18-year-old Texarkana man was arrested last month for allegedly possessing a pistol at an Arkansas High School football game.

Jury to be picked for man, 55, accused of molestation

Published Oct. 9 2018

Jury selection is scheduled for this morning at the Bowie County Courthouse for a man accused of repeatedly sexually abusing...

Plaintiffs in police pay parity suit question city's claims

Published Oct. 7 2018

The plaintiffs in a lawsuit concerning Texarkana, Ark., police salaries want the court to hold off ruling on the merits...

Teen gets 55 years for store robbery

Published Oct. 6 2018

A 19-year-old Palestine, Texas, man received a 55-year prison sentence for aggravated robbery Thursday following a jury trial in Miller...

Man pleads guilty to weapons offenses

Published Oct. 5 2018

A 78-year-old Hooks, Texas, man pleaded guilty to two weapons offenses Thursday in federal court in Texarkana in connection with...

Inmate gets 45 years for guard attack

Published Oct. 4 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Bowie County district judge sentenced a Texas prison inmate to 45 years in prison Wednesday for a...