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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.

Efforts to save area hospital continue

Published Apr. 21 2019

A Circuit Judge in Sevier County extended a receivership Friday for the county's much needed hospital.

Judge grants school's motion in case against former substitute teacher

Published Apr. 20 2019

A criminal defense attorney's attempt to compel the New Boston Independent School District to release the names of more than...

Bail at $1 million for suspect in fatal shooting

Published Apr. 19 2019

Bail has been set at $1 million for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman in the face early...

Retired Lt. Col. sentenced to 18 months in prison for firearms possession

Published Apr. 19 2019

A federal judge in Texarkana ordered an 18-month prison term Thursday for a retired Army veteran and convicted felon from...

Woman dies after shot to the face

Published Apr. 18 2019

The suspect in an early morning murder on Wednesday was taken into custody just minutes after he allegedly shot a...

Suspect in toddler's death gets public defender

Published Apr. 17 2019

A stepmother accused of capital murder in the death of her husband's 3-year-old daughter will be represented by lawyers with...

Lawyers announce settlement in 2015 jail death

Published Apr. 16 2019

Lawyers on both sides announced Tuesday that a settlement has been reached in a federal lawsuit stemming from the June...

Prescott, Ark., sues SWEPCO in Federal Court

Published Apr. 15 2019

A federal lawsuit on behalf of the City of Prescott, Ark., and others accuses SWEPCO of misconduct that has resulted...

Man accused of rape, not registering as offender

Published Apr. 12 2019

A man with a 2007 conviction for sexual assault is facing charges in Miller County, Ark., of rape and failure...

Operation Big Red defendants appear in court

Published Apr. 11 2019

A 12-count federal indictment unsealed this week in Texarkana accuses seven men of conspiring to traffic methamphetamine in the Clarksville,...

Man indicted in lying about criminal history in attempted rifle purchase

Published Apr. 10 2019

A federal indictment unsealed Monday accuses a man of lying about his criminal history on paperwork at a Texarkana pawn...

Woman indicted for allegedly running over girlfriend following argument

Published Apr. 9 2019

A woman who allegedly ran over her girlfriend following an argument on Super Bowl Sunday has been indicted for aggravated...

Three brothers indicted in connection of murder, aggravated assault charges in Texarkana

Published Apr. 8 2019

A Bowie County grand jury has indicted three brothers for murder and aggravated assault in connection with an allegedly drug-related...

Man sentenced to 55 years for killing wife inadvertently

Published Apr. 6 2019

A Bowie County sentenced a Texarkana man who inadvertently shot and killed his wife while aiming at someone else to...

Stepmother charged with capital murder in death of 3-year-old

Published Apr. 6 2019

A woman accused of capital murder in the death of her 3-year-old stepdaughter will be held in jail without bail...

Jury convicts Travon Walker in Bowie County murder trail

Published Apr. 5 2019

A Bowie County jury has returned a guilty verdict in the murder trial of a Texarkana man who inadvertently shot...

No verdict yet in trial on murder

Published Apr. 5 2019

A Bowie County jury deliberated for a little more than two hours Thursday before being placed in an evening recess...

Witnesses in trial say suspect was the shooter

Published Apr. 4 2019

Testimony is expected to continue Thursday in the trial of a man accused of inadvertently killing his wife when he...

Three accused of cocaine trafficking

Published Apr. 3 2019

A federal indictment unsealed Monday in a Texarkana federal court accuses three people of trafficking large amounts of cocaine.

Jury chosen for man accused in wife's death

Published Apr. 3 2019

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