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Lynn LaRowe (Reporter)

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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.

Family sues over death at Bi-State

Published May. 25 2017

The family of a 35-year-old father of four who died of respiratory distress while detained in the Bi-State Justice Building...

Family of Michael Sabbie, inmate who died in Bi-State Justice Building jail, files lawsuit

Published May. 24 2017

The family of a 35-year-old father of four who died of respiratory distress while detained in the Bi-State Justice Building...

Former police chief arrested, accused of drunken driving

Published May. 24 2017

A former Waldo, Ark., police chief was arrested Sunday by a Texas Parks and Wildlife officer in Bowie County, Texas.

Officials: Man accused of robbing bank is charged

Published May. 24 2017

A homeless Texarkana man accused in connection with an April bank hold-up has been formally charged with robbery by Miller...

Man, 84, pleads not guilty in child porn case

Published May. 24 2017

An 84-year-old man accused of producing and distributing child pornography pleaded not guilty at an arraignment hearing Monday in a...

Jury can't reach verdict in trial

Published May. 23 2017

A Miller County jury was unable to reach a verdict Monday following a single day of testimony in a child...

FCI inmates face contraband charges

Published May. 22 2017

Separate indictments handed down by a federal grand jury last week accuse four inmates at the Federal Correctional Institution in...

Indictment charges local man in child pornography

Published May. 22 2017

An indictment issued last week by a federal grand jury accuses a local man of using the internet to entice...

Man gets 70 years for sex abuse

Published May. 21 2017

LINDEN, Texas—A man convicted of sexually abusing a 9-year-old boy recently received a 70-year prison sentence from a Cass County...

Appeals court rules robbery case gets a third sentencing trial

Published May. 21 2017

A Texas appellate court headquartered in Texarkana has sent an aggravated robbery case back to trial court for a third...

Judge schedules date for hearing on prison videos, more in murder trial

Published May. 20 2017

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Texas prison inmate accused of beating a correctional officer to death appeared before a Bowie County judge...

Texarkana man acquitted second time in murder, robbery of drug dealer

Published May. 17 2017

For the second time in his life, a Texarkana man has been acquitted of murder and other charges connected to...

Shooting in jaw lands 18-year-old in prison for 20 years

Published May. 17 2017

An 18-year-old Texarkana man who shot another in the jaw during a confrontation at a Texarkana, Ark., apartment complex last...

Witnesses testify in capital murder trial

Published May. 17 2017

Witnesses testified Tuesday in a capital murder trial about the night two men died in a drug-related robbery in a...

Capital murder trial begins

Published May. 16 2017

Opening statements and testimony are expected to begin at the Miller County courthouse this morning for a man accused of...

Two arrested in burglary investigation

Published May. 14 2017

Two men have been charged in back-to-back burglaries of Richardson Waste in Fouke, Ark.

Jail inmate accused of pulling alarm, causing evacuation

Published May. 14 2017

An inmate accused of causing an evacuation of the Arkansas Community Correction Unit in Texarkana is facing criminal charges in...

Grand jury to consider shooting

Published May. 13 2017

A grand jury is expected to soon consider the case of a man accused of shooting another motorist as they...

Police on lookout for fugitive

Published May. 13 2017

Police continue to search for a Texarkana man who failed to show for jury selection in his theft case Tuesday...

Officials ask for help for flood victims

Published May. 12 2017

Recent flooding and the resulting devastation have left some Arkansans in need of a helping hand.