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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.

Felon goes back to prison for having gun

Published Jun. 24 2018

A repeat offender was sentenced to nearly 13 years in federal prison Friday for possessing a firearm while a convicted...

Grand jury indicts man accused of trafficking heroin

Published Jun. 23 2018

A man accused of trafficking heroin in the Texarkana area has been indicted for conspiracy by a federal grand jury.

Judges' recusals complicate Laney Harris' lawsuit

Published Jun. 23 2018

All three of the circuit judges serving the judicial district that includes Miller County, Ark., have recused themselves from a...

Two men sentenced in meth case

Published Jun. 22 2018

Two men accused of conspiring to distribute methamphetamine in Texarkana and the surrounding area were sentenced to time in prison...

Man gets 37 years for theft, drugs

Published Jun. 22 2018

A Miller County, Ark., jury handed down a 37-year sentence this week for one of two men now convicted in...

Child porn producer sentenced

Published Jun. 21 2018

A federal judge in Texarkana sentenced a child predator to 30 years in prison Wednesday at the end of a...

Sentence is expected today in porn case

Published Jun. 20 2018

A federal judge in Texarkana is expected to rule this morning on the punishment a local man should receive in...

Volunteers want defamation suit tossed

Published Jun. 19 2018

A motion to dismiss has been filed in Miller County on behalf of two community volunteers being sued by Texarkana,...

Life sentence upheld in toddler death

Published Jun. 17 2018

The 6th District Court of Appeals in Texarkana has affirmed the murder conviction and life sentence of a man found...

Two face child abuse charges

Published Jun. 16 2018

The parents of 1-year-old and 3-year-old children are facing felony charges in Miller County, Ark., in connection with alleged physical...

Judge gives man 45 years for burglary

Published Jun. 15 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Bowie County district judge sentenced a local man to 45 years in prison Thursday after finding him...

Defendant's erratic behavior causes delays

Published Jun. 14 2018

Repeated, profane outbursts led to a defendant's removal from the courtroom Wednesday during a bench trial on a charge of...

Robbery suspect's bond revoked after assault accusation

Published Jun. 13 2018

A young man from Palestine, Texas, accused of attempted capital murder in Miller County, Ark., was taken into custody Tuesday...

Bowie County man accused of sexually abusing girls found dead in his New Boston home

Published Jun. 12 2018

A New Boston, Texas, man accused of sexually abusing young girls was found dead in his home Monday, according to...

Harris pulls another lawsuit from his bag

Published Jun. 12 2018

EDITOR'S NOTE: Quotes from the referenced lawsuits are published here as written. Texarkana, Ark., Ward 3 Director Laney Harris is asking...

Laney Harris files defamation suit

Published Jun. 10 2018

A defamation lawsuit filed Thursday by Texarkana, Ark., Ward 2 Director Laney Harris alleges two community volunteers have slandered his...

Arkansas-side police arrest 2 in rape case

Published Jun. 10 2018

Texarkana, Ark., police arrested two men recently for allegedly raping and beating a mentally disabled woman.

Man pleads not guilty to illegal possession of firearms

Published Jun. 9 2018

A 77-year-old Bowie County man accused of having 118 firearms and nearly 21,000 rounds of ammunition while prohibited because of...

Jury finds suspect in abuse case not guilty

Published Jun. 8 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Bowie County jury returned a not guilty verdict Thursday morning in the case of a man accused...

Videotape leads to new charge for accused abuser

Published Jun. 8 2018

A videotape allegedly found during a search of an accused child sex abuser's New Boston, Texas, home has led to...