All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Arkansas’

Manslaughter Charge in Arkansas Missing Persons Case

The bodies of an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son were discovered in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains on July 29, concluding a four-day search. Now the mother of the infant has been charged with manslaughter. Brian Floyd, 33, and his son Harper Floyd were last seen on the morning of July 25 with Brooke Floyd. Brooke was …

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Bodies of Missing Arkansas Man and Infant Son Found

The bodies of an Arkansas man and his 10-month-old son were discovered in a remote area of the Ouachita Mountains on Tuesday, concluding a four-day search. Brian Floyd, 33, and his son Harper Floyd were last seen on Friday morning with Brooke Floyd, the child’s mother. Brooke Floyd was found hours later, walking alone down a rural road in the …

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Gay Marriage: Arkansas Attorney General Backs Same-Sex Marriage, But Defends Ban

Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel spoke out on gay marriage today and let everyone know that he believes in marriage equality. While having another politician that supports same-sex marriage should be a good thing from the gay rights perspective, McDaniel’s admission is pretty much meaningless, as the attorney general says he will continue to uphold his state’s ban on gay …

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Tornado Damage Extensive, 17 Dead In Aftermath

The damage from last night’s tornados in Arkansas and Oklahoma will not even be fully known for a few days, but as residents continue to comb through what is left of their possessions, they are also mindful of the 17 who have been reported so far as victims of this nasty storm. A possible EF3 tornado touched down about 10 …

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Mother Thrown In Jail For Breastfeeding While Drinking; Charges Dropped

In November of last year, a 28-year-old mother from Toad Suck, Arkansas was arrested and charged for endangering the welfare of a minor after she decided to breastfeed her child while drinking alcohol at a restaurant. The stay-at-home mom, whose name is Tasha Adams, appeared in ABC’s primetime news program 20/20 in her first televised interview, in which she admitted …

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Arkansas Man Asks Bank Teller To ‘Punish’ Him, Gets Arrested

Bank tellers have a pretty routine job. It’s always a withdrawal this or deposit that. The highlight of their day must be somebody asking for a loan application. While they may crave excitement, having a customer ask for a withdrawal from the spank bank might be a bit too much. 5 News reports that Drake Parks, 50, of Van Buren …

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Killer Butt-Dials Victim, Gives Details Of A Hit

An Arkansas man with murder on his mind recently laid out his plan for a hitman to take out one of his enemies; little did he know, the potential victim was listening in courtesy of an accidental butt-dial. 68-year old Larry Barnett has been charged with conspiracy to commit murder after the victim–who has not been identified–called police to tell …

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3.85-Carat Diamond is Found By Teen at Arkansas Park

After Oklahoma teenager Tana Clymer heard about a boy who had found a 5-carat diamond at Arkansas’ Crater of Diamonds State Park in southern Arkansas earlier this year, she wanted to see if she would have any such luck. Tana, who is 14, ended up finding a whopping 3.85-carat diamond after searching for only two hours. See the diamond Tana …

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107-year-old Man Shot in S.W.A.T. Standoff

A 107-year-old Pine Bluff, Arkansas man was killed on Saturday after firing at police. According to KATV, the police were responding to a report of aggravated assault when they found themselves in a standoff with the elderly man, Monroe Isadore. After a call came in reporting Isadore for allegedly pointing a gun at someone, police responded and tried to negotiate …

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Boy Finds Diamond While On Vacation

Michael Dettlaff, a 12 year old boy from North Carolina, struck it rich when he discovered a 5.16 carat diamond or specifically honey brown gem, while vacationing with his family at Crater of Diamonds State Park in Murfreesboro AK. “We were probably there about 10 minutes and I was looking around on the ground and found it on top,” the …

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Boy Finds Diamond In Arkansas State Park

Diamonds are a girl’s best friend. Well, it turns out that diamonds can be a boy’s best friend, too. A 12-year-old boy from North Carolina recently found this out when he entered the Crater of Diamonds State Park in Arkansas. Michael Dettlaff had only been in the park minutes when the discovery was found. He told ABCNews.com, “We were probably …

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Bobby Petrino Fired For Indiscretions, Apologizes To Razorbacks

Arkansas Razorbacks coach Bobby Petrino hired the young woman he was having an affair with as the Student Athlete Development Coordinator, officials say, just four days before the motorcycle accident that was the catalyst for their indiscretions to be discovered. “Coach Petrino abused his authority when over the past few weeks he made a staff decision and personal choices that …

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