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News in Jefferson County, Arkansas

PB officials troubled over shared ZIP code with White Hall
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 02:12:55 -0700

Several Pine Bluff aldermen are voicing concerns over a shared ZIP code between Pine Bluff and neighboring White Hall, saying that about 12,000 Pine Bluff residents are possibly being counted as residents of White Hall or rural Jefferson County despite U.S. Census Bureau assurances that's not the case.

Special Report: The Militarization of Local Police
Mon, 28 Jul 2014 19:16:24 -0700

Law enforcement says the military grade equipment now being used is necessary to protect officers and the community. But critics argue, these more aggressive tools translate into more aggressive policing.

UPDATE: Man arrested in Pine Bluff Double Homicide
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 11:46:35 -0700

Pine Bluff police say an arrest has been made in connection to a double homicide in Pine Bluff. Police say William Cody Childress of Mississippi has been arrested in connection to the death of Anthony Branch and Deborah Moncrief in Jefferson County.

Deputy under scrutiny in bar gunfire resigns
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:07:12 -0700

PINE BLUFF -- A Jefferson County sheriff's office investigator involved in a July 5 shooting at a Pine Bluff restaurant has resigned.

Rejection of firm rankles county judge
Mon, 21 Jul 2014 01:26:47 -0700

PINE BLUFF -- Jefferson County Judge Dutch King said he is frustrated with Quorum Court members after they failed to hire a "highly recommended" emergency preparedness firm last week to create a hazard mitigation plan for the county.

Fiance of victim's niece arrested in slayings near Pine Bluff
Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:20:38 -0700

Jefferson County sheriff's office deputies arrested a man Saturday in connection with a double homicide Friday near Pine Bluff.

Death penalty weighed in PB
Wed, 16 Jul 2014 01:55:50 -0700

Jefferson County Prosecuting Attorney Kyle Hunter said he is reviewing evidence before deciding whether to seek the death penalty in the case of a Mississippi man accused of killing two people last week just outside Pine Bluff.

Officer placed on leave in PB shooting incident
Sun, 06 Jul 2014 00:23:26 -0700

A Jefferson County sheriff's office investigator is on paid administrative leave after he was purportedly involved in a shooting in Pine Bluff.

Officer involved in shooting ID'd
Thu, 10 Jul 2014 02:13:49 -0700

The Jefferson County sheriff's office on Wednesday released the name of a criminal investigator involved in a restaurant shooting in Pine Bluff last week.

Pine Bluff couple found dead in upscale neighborhood
Sat, 12 Jul 2014 01:07:00 -0700

PINE BLUFF -- Jefferson County authorities are investigating the death of a couple whose bodies were found Friday morning at a home in an upscale neighborhood just outside Pine Bluff.