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  1. Six months house arrest for former copRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Courier

    ... if he reimbursed an insurance company nearly $13,000. a Black man sues white Arkansas officer who used stun gun BLYTHEVILLE - A black man who was incapacitated with a stun gun is suing the white Arkansas police officer who arrested him. Chardrick ...

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  2. Pedestrian struck, killed on Arkansas streetRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Arkansas Online

    BLYTHEVILLE -- Police identified a woman who was struck and killed by a vehicle Sunday as she walked along a Blytheville street.

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  3. Blytheville woman charged in slayingRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | NWAonline

    Police arrested a 41-year-old Blytheville woman Monday in connection with the stabbing death of a man she said threatened to burn down her house. Veronica Hodges was charged Monday with first-degree murder in Osceola District Court, said Capt. 2 comments

  4. Mother cited for leaving infant in hot car in JonesboroRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    ... police discovered the situation and cited the mother with endangering the welfare of a minor. James Harris, a Blytheville attorney, has filed a lawsuit against the City of Blytheville, the police chief, and a police officer, alleging excessive force ...

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  5. Banker Randy Scott Plays Part on East Arkansas Farm TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | ArkansasBusiness.com

    Randy Scott is the president and chief operating officer of Farmers Bank & Trust in Blytheville.

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  6. Other daysRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | NWAonline

    Inspection of the accounts of Henry Johnson, cashier of the Citizens bank of Monette since its organization in 1909, and who was found dead in a bathtub at the Glencoe hotel in Blytheville on June 17, show a shortage of more than $35,000, according to Dr. N. H. Grady, president of the bank. The bank has filed suits in Chancery Court at Lake City against the ex-cashier's estate, his bondsmen and against insurance companies in which he carried policies aggregating $37,000.

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  7. Taser use draws excessive-force suitRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 23 | NWAonline

    A man whom a Blytheville police officer shot with a Taser during a July 4 arrest has filed a lawsuit claiming the officer used excessive force. Chardrick Mitchell, 24, of Blytheville claimed officer Steven Sigman became angry at him when Mitchell refused to let Mitchell's former girlfriend get her personal belongings. 11 comments

  8. Black man sues white Arkansas officer who used stun gunRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | The Hastings Tribune

    ... officer who arrested him. Chardrick Mitchell on Wednesday filed the civil suit in Mississippi County against Blytheville Officer Stephen Sigman, Police Chief Ross Thompson and the city of Blytheville. The lawsuit says police video shows Mitchell was ...

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  9. Arkansas man sues police officer for excessive force after getting...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | Daily Mail

    ... officer who arrested him. Chardrick Mitchell on Wednesday filed the civil suit in Mississippi County against Blytheville Officer Stephen Sigman, Police Chief Ross Thompson and the city of Blytheville. The lawsuit says police video shows Mitchell was ... 1 comment

  10. Arkansas man Tasered by cop sues for excessive forceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 22 | New York Daily News

    An Arkansas man was the victim of excessive police force when he was Tasered repeatedly for refusing to give an officer his name during an encounter on Fourth of July, a new lawsuit says. Blytheville, Ark., police officer Stephen Sigman, the target of the lawsuit, charged Chardrick Mitchell with resisting arrest, obstruction of justice and disorderly conduct.

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  11. Lawsuit accuses Arkansas police officer of using excessive force on manRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | NWAonline

    In a lawsuit filed this week, a white Blytheville police officer is accused of using excessive force against a black man on the Fourth of July, including subduing him repeatedly with a taser as he lay on the ground. Attorney James W. Harris filed the case Wednesday in Mississippi County Circuit Court on behalf of Chardrick Mitchell, who faces charges of obstruction of justice, disorderly conduct and refusal to submit to arrest.

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  12. Blytheville attorney files civil rights lawsuit over police taser incidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | Arkansas Times

    James Harris , a Blytheville attorney, has filed a lawsuit against the City of Blytheville, the police chief, and a police officer, alleging excessive force by the police against Chardrick Mitchell on July 4. From a press release from Harris: Video evidence from the officer's body camera revealed that Mitchell refused to let his girlfriend inside his home to retrieve belongings. The officer told Mitchell that if he did not comply, the officer would charge him with "obstruction."

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  13. David CainRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 21 | RiverBender.com Obits

    David Cain, 76, passed away at 3:55 am Wednesday, July 20, 2016, at Memorial East Hospital in Shiloh, IL.He was born September 29, 1939, in Blytheville, Arkansas, to the late Carl and Valerie Cain.

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  14. Police: Woman shot in knee TuesdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | KAIT-TV

    BLYTHEVILLE, AR - A Blytheville woman was shot in the knee while inside a car early Tuesday morning. According to the police report, officers were dispatched to the Great River Medical Center around 12:15 a.m. in reference to a gunshot victim. 2 comments

  15. Bringing black and blue together in Little RockRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jul 20 | Arkansas Times

    ... yes, police do profile black men. /more/ Still more on the police/race front this morning: An article in the Blytheville newspaper reports unhappiness among some in Gosnell over comments an unidentified local teacher made about the Black Lives ...

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  16. Kenneth Stewart, Jr., Plaintiff-Appellant v. Nucor Corporation, Defendant-AppelleeRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jul 15 | FindLaw

    ... steel mill. We affirm. Vesuvius USA contracted with Nucor to provide it with personnel to work at Nucor's Blytheville, Arkansas, steel mill, and it hired Stewart, a welder, for this purpose. During training, Stewart signed a waiver of claims for ...

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  17. Black Lives Matter T-shirts no longer for sale at Mosaic Templars Cultural CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jul 16 | Arkansas Times

    ... yes, police do profile black men. /more/ Still more on the police/race front this morning: An article in the Blytheville newspaper reports unhappiness among some in Gosnell over comments an unidentified local teacher made about the Black Lives ...

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  18. Post-racial America: Jonesboro editionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Arkansas Times

    ... yes, police do profile black men. /more/ Still more on the police/race front this morning: An article in the Blytheville newspaper reports unhappiness among some in Gosnell over comments an unidentified local teacher made about the Black Lives ... 37 comments

  19. Being a U.S. senator while black: Tim Scott speaks upRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | Arkansas Times

    ... a member of Congress, or what?" Scott said. Still more on the police/race front this morning: An article in the Blytheville newspaper reports unhappiness among some in Gosnell over comments an unidentified local teacher made about the Black Lives ...

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  20. Osceola group sues to stop Blytheville courthouse voteRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jul 14 | NWAonline

    A group opposing a plan to build a new courthouse in Blytheville and close the one in Osceola has sued to stop an Aug. 9 election in Mississippi County that would create a sales tax to pay for the construction. The lawsuit, filed in Mississippi County Circuit Court on behalf of the city of Osceola and two residents, names County Judge Randy Carney, the Mississippi County Quorum Court members, Mississippi County Clerk Janice Currie and the county's Board of Elections. 14 comments

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