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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.

Flood lawsuits dismissed

Published Mar. 29 2017

A federal judge in Texarkana dismissed 11 civil lawsuits Tuesday connected to the historic 2010 flood at Albert Pike campgrounds...

Testimony begins today in trial of man charged with sexual misconduct

Published Mar. 29 2017

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A jury of six men and six women was chosen Tuesday to decide the fate of a Hooks,...

Jury selection begins for man accused of sexual misconduct with 2 girls

Published Mar. 28 2017

NEW BOSTON, Texas—Jury selection is scheduled to begin this morning in the trial of a Hooks, Texas, man accused of...

Man pleads not guilty to drug, weapons charges

Published Mar. 28 2017

A 50-year-old man already facing drug and weapons charges in Miller County, Ark., pleaded not guilty to similar charges at...

Traffic stop last month leads to charges

Published Mar. 27 2017

A traffic stop last month in Miller County has led to charges of drug possession and child endangerment for the...

Hooks man latest in big meth bust to be sentenced

Published Mar. 26 2017

A 2015 multi-agency operation dubbed Flashback that targeted methamphetamine distribution in Texarkana and surrounding areas has resulted in federal prison...

Prisoner wants sentence reduced

Published Mar. 24 2017

A Bowie County, Texas, man serving time in federal prison for child pornography possession recently filed a motion asking for...

Jury indicts sex offender on drug charge

Published Mar. 24 2017

A registered sex offender from Detroit was indicted Wednesday by a federal grand jury in Texarkana for possession with the...

Wrongful death suits in driving crash set for November trial

Published Mar. 23 2017

Two wrongful death lawsuits connected to a fatal 2013 drunken driving crash have been set for a single jury trial...

Man lands in court after pesticide kills protected migratory birds

Published Mar. 22 2017

A man whose use of a deadly pesticide in Bowie County, Texas, led to the deaths of protected migratory birds...

Austin man allegedly lied about representing musician, bilked club

Published Mar. 21 2017

An Austin, Texas, man accused of bilking a Texarkana, Ark., nightclub of $5,000 by pretending to be musician Ted Nugent's...

Center purchase is facing snags

Published Mar. 19 2017

Texarkana foot doctor and businessman James Naples said he plans to develop an indoor sportsplex and baseball park in the...

Man criticizes judge and his lawyers

Published Mar. 18 2017

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Texas prison inmate accused of capital murder in the July 2015 beating death of a correctional officer...

Male inmate accused in death of female guard pleads not guilty

Published Mar. 15 2017

An Arkansas prison inmate accused of beating a female guard to death at the Miller County jail in December pleaded...

Men plead not guilty in dog fighting case

Published Mar. 15 2017

Two men accused of unlawful dog fighting entered not guilty pleas Tuesday at separate hearings in Miller County.

Inmate claims mental disease or defect in beating death of female prison guard

Published Mar. 14 2017

An Arkansas prison inmate accused of beating a female guard to death at the Miller County jail in December pleaded...

Defense lawyer subpoenas prosecutors in rape case: Suspect accused of raping a child

Published Mar. 14 2017

A Texarkana defense lawyer served Miller County prosecutors with witness subpoenas Monday at a pretrial hearing in a rape case...

Roadmap bar faces lawsuit: Building owners list number of complaints

Published Mar. 14 2017

A lawsuit filed recently in Miller County alleges the operator of the Roadmap bar in Texarkana, Ark., has failed to...

Bail set at $750K in killing

Published Mar. 11 2017

A Miller County judge set bail Friday at $750,000 for a Texarkana man accused of stabbing his girlfriend to death...

Bail set at $750K for man accused of stabbing girlfriend to death, burying her body

Published Mar. 10 2017

A Miller County judge set bail Friday at $750,000 for a Texarkana man accused of recently stabbing his girlfriend to...