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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 pleads not guilty to robberies

Published Mar. 21 2018

A 65-year-old Texarkana, Ark., man accused of committing seven local armed robberies last year entered pleas of not guilty Tuesday...

Horatio man faces gun, meth charges

Published Mar. 20 2018

An assault-style rifle, more than a thousand rounds of ammunition and a pound of methamphetamine were allegedly seized from the...

Man facing voyeurism charges

Published Mar. 18 2018

A teacher who lost his job last year after being accused of filming a boy in a department store bathroom...

Man gets 20 years for indecency with a child

Published Mar. 17 2018

A DeKalb, Texas, man was sentenced to a maximum 20-year prison sentence by a Bowie County jury for inappropriately touching...

High court upholds murder conviction

Published Mar. 16 2018

The Arkansas Supreme Court has affirmed the conviction of a Texarkana, Ark., woman sentenced to life without parole in 2016...

Man pleads guilty to raping girl

Published Mar. 15 2018

A Miller County, Ark., man was sentenced to 25 years in prison Wednesday after pleading guilty to raping a girl...

Man gets life for raping 2-year-old relative

Published Mar. 14 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A man who photographed himself raping a 2-year-old relative received a life sentence after pleading guilty Tuesday afternoon...

Judge denies bail reduction for mother charged with beating 1-month-old

Published Mar. 14 2018

A woman facing felony charges in connection with severe injuries sustained by her 1-month-old daughter was denied a reduction in...

Man accused of capital murder in 4-year-old son's death

Published Mar. 13 2018

Bail is set at $1 million for a Texarkana man accused of capital murder in the death last week of...

Judge withdraws OK on wrongful death deal

Published Mar. 13 2018

A Miller County circuit judge withdrew his previous approval on Monday of a $200,000 settlement in a federal wrongful death...

County's first female DA hopes to streamline office

Published Mar. 12 2018

For the first time, Cass County, Texas, voters elected a woman last week to serve as District Attorney.

Suspect in assault asks for lower bond

Published Mar. 10 2018

A man accused of sexually assaulting the mother of his children at knifepoint last year pleaded for a lower bond...

Shooting suspect wants bail reduced

Published Mar. 10 2018

A Texarkana man accused of fatally shooting another at a Texarkana, Texas, gas station parking lot earlier this year wants...

Store clerk's killer gets new trial to decide punishment

Published Mar. 9 2018

A federal judge has thrown out the death sentence ordered in 1994 by a Miller County jury in the stabbing...

Defendant asks for less-costly alternative to expensive leg monitor

Published Mar. 9 2018

A Texarkana woman accused of being drunk when she caused a fatal collision with a motorcycle operator last year wants...

Man pleads not guilty to money laundering, more

Published Mar. 8 2018

A Texarkana man accused of having at least $70,000 in drugs at his Texas-side home pleaded not guilty to various...

Voters choose Craig Henry for Bowie County Court at Law spot

Published Mar. 7 2018

Texarkana lawyer Craig Henry is Bowie County's next County Court at Law judge.

Man enters a plea of not guilty in killing

Published Mar. 6 2018

A Texarkana man accused of murder in an alleged fight over a football bet entered a not-guilty plea Monday morning...

Inmate accused of flinging waste at prison guard

Published Mar. 4 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Texas prison inmate accused of dousing a female correctional officer with human waste is facing more time...

Man gets 30 years for robbery

Published Mar. 3 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—One of four defendants accused of conspiring to rob a couple of their marijuana was sentenced to 30...