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Lynn LaRowe (Reporter)

Phone: (870) 330-7648
E-mail: llarowe@texarkanagazette.com
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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.

Man gets life for sexual abuse

Published Aug. 17 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A Bowie County jury wasted no time Thursday in returning a guilty verdict and sentence of life without...

Five testify, say man abused them

Published Aug. 16 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—Five alleged victims, ranging in age from 14 to 24, testified Wednesday that a man on trial in...

Feds: Former foot doctor should get probation, fine

Published Aug. 15 2018

A former Texarkana, Texas, foot doctor's cooperation in an investigation of a nationwide healthcare fraud scheme has resulted in the...

Man accused of fleeing police flees courtroom

Published Aug. 15 2018

A defendant's attempt to flee a Bowie County courtroom Monday was thwarted by a watchful bailiff and members of various...

Jury is chosen in sexual abuse trial

Published Aug. 15 2018

NEW BOSTON, Texas—A jury of seven men and five women was selected Tuesday to decide the fate of a man...

Jury selection set to begin in sex abuse trial

Published Aug. 14 2018

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

Trailer park owner facing felony charge

Published Aug. 13 2018

The owner of a Redwater, Texas, mobile home park is facing a felony charge for allegedly allowing raw sewage to...

Former sheriff's deputy alleges that she was wrongfully terminated

Published Aug. 12 2018

A former Miller County Sheriff's Office deputy filed a federal lawsuit this week alleging she was fired in 2016 in...

Bail lowered for man accused of dragging officer during stop

Published Aug. 11 2018

A man accused of dragging a Texarkana, Texas, police officer during a traffic stop in May was granted a slight...

Man pleads not guilty to murder charges

Published Aug. 9 2018

An Ashdown, Ark., man with a lengthy history of drunken driving convictions entered pleas of not guilty Tuesday afternoon to...

Suspect in attempted plane theft to be evaluated

Published Aug. 9 2018

A Texarkana man accused of attempting to steal a small commercial jet July 4 from Texarkana Regional Airport allegedly told...

Real estate agent pleads guilty to embezzlement

Published Aug. 9 2018

A Texarkana real estate agent pleaded guilty Wednesday to embezzling from a former employer.

Mistrial declared in fatal shooting trial

Published Aug. 8 2018

A mistrial was declared Tuesday in the retrial of a man accused of fatally shooting another over a parking spot...

Second trial starts for man accused in 2015 slaying

Published Aug. 7 2018

A second trial began Monday for a man accused of fatally shooting another over a parking spot at a Texarkana...

Suit: Jailers shorted on overtime

Published Aug. 5 2018

A federal lawsuit filed Wednesday in Texarkana accuses Hempstead County, Ark., of failing to pay detention officers and jailers time-and-a-half...

Emergency center files for bankruptcy

Published Aug. 5 2018

Houston-based Neighbors Emergency Center, which operates more than 20 free-standing emergency rooms in Texas and elsewhere, has filed for Chapter...

Second trial starts Monday for man accused in slaying

Published Aug. 5 2018

A Texarkana man accused of fatally shooting another over a parking space at a Texarkana, Ark., gas station will face...

Pair face court in cruelty case involving pets

Published Aug. 3 2018

Dogs allegedly left penned up in a Texarkana, Ark., house for days at a time were allegedly living in filthy...

Court upholds capital murder conviction

Published Aug. 2 2018

A Texarkana appellate court issued an opinion Wednesday upholding the capital murder conviction of one of four men accused in...

Appeals court upholds 85-year sentence for sexual misconduct

Published Aug. 1 2018

A Texas appellate court headquartered in Texarkana affirmed nine felony convictions and the 85-year sentence a Cass County man received...