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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.

Trial under way for man accused in killing

Published Dec. 12 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—Opening statements and testimony began Tuesday afternoon in the trial of a man accused of fatally shooting another...

Accused heroin trafficker faces additional charges

Published Dec. 12 2018

A New Boston, Texas, man accused of conspiring to traffic large quantities of heroin from Mexico to the U.S. is...

Jury selection to begin in slaying involving bet

Published Dec. 11 2018

Jury selection is expected to begin this morning at the Bowie County Courthouse for a Texarkana man accused of murder...

Student sues SAU

Published Dec. 9 2018

A former Southern Arkansas University student is suing the school in a Texarkana federal court for the alleged mishandling of...

Man gets life plus 20 years for sexually abusing child

Published Dec. 7 2018

A Miller County jury sentenced a man to life plus 20 years in prison Friday for sexually abusing a 6-year-old...

Medical emergency puts child sexual abuse trial on hold

Published Dec. 7 2018

Proceedings in a child sex abuse trial in Miller County were put on hold Thursday because of a defense witness'...

Man gets life for sexual abuse of a child

Published Dec. 6 2018

A Bowie County jury sentenced a local man to life in prison Wednesday afternoon for the continuous sexual abuse of...

Woman pleads not guilty to intoxication assault

Published Dec. 6 2018

A woman accused of causing a serious car crash while eight months pregnant and four times the legal limit pleaded...

Police: Texarkana man's 9-story fall from apartment building ruled suicide

Published Dec. 5 2018

A 76-year-old man's death has been ruled a suicide after he jumped from the ninth floor of the Robison Terrace...

Jury selected in case of 39-year-old accused of repeatedly abusing girl

Published Dec. 5 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A jury of nine women and three men was selected Tuesday to decide the case of a man...

Testimony to begin in Miller County sexual abuse case

Published Dec. 5 2018

Opening statements and testimony are scheduled to begin this morning at the Miller County courthouse in the trial of a...

Man sentenced two years, probation for molesting daughter

Published Dec. 5 2018

A man who molested his daughter years ago was sentenced to two years in prison and 10 years' probation Tuesday...

Former school guard receives probation for promoting prostitution

Published Dec. 4 2018

A former Texarkana, Texas, Independent School District security guard was sentenced to a 10-year term of probation Monday for promoting...

Former county treasurer ordered to pay nearly $70K

Published Dec. 3 2018

Former Miller County Treasurer Danny Lewis and his wife, Tami Lewis, have been ordered to pay nearly $70,000 in a...

Man gets life in gas station shooting

Published Dec. 1 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Bowie County jury sentenced a 23-year-old man to life in prison Friday in connection with a fatal...

Judge: Man accused in child porn case to remain in jail

Published Dec. 1 2018

A 21-year-old Ashdown, Ark., man accused of producing and posting child pornography involving 5- and 13-year-old girls will remain in...

Man found guilty of murder

Published Nov. 30 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Bowie County jury convicted a Texarkana man of murder Thursday for shooting a man to death earlier...

Jury gives life for stabbing

Published Nov. 30 2018

A five-man, seven-woman jury handed down a life sentence Thursday afternoon in Miller County for a man who stabbed another...

Jury sentences Halliburton to life for 2017 stabbing murder

Published Nov. 29 2018

A Miller County jury sentenced a Texarkana man to life in prison Thursday in the stabbing death of a friend.

Murder trial verdict expected today

Published Nov. 29 2018

A Miller County jury is expected to return to court Thursday morning to continue deliberations in the trial of a...