MAYFLOWER, Ark. (AP) - A Mayflower police officer has been fired after a prosecutor said he intentionally withheld evidence in a tornado relief profiteering case. A police spokesman says officer Mark Winchester was fired yesterday morning. Winchester arrested a 33-year-old woman in May for allegedly stealing disaster relief supplies after a deadly April tornado. Faulkner County Prosecutor Cody Hiland says no charges have been filed against the woman because no such supplies were found in her home.
MAGNOLIA, Ark. (AP) - Police have arrested a man who they say is responsible for killing a Southern Arkansas University football player and another man. Authorities have charged 20-year-old Byron Dunn of Magnolia with a terroristic act. Twenty-three-year-old wide receiver Brandon Hobdy and 24-year-old former student Wayne Payton were shot and killed on Sunday.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) - New Jersey Governor Chris Christie is campaigning in Arkansas on behalf of Republican gubernatorial nominee Asa Hutchinson's campaign. Christie is scheduled to campaign with Hutchinson in North Little Rock, Little Rock and Rogers. Hutchinson is running against Democratic ex-congressman Mike Ross.
MAUMELLE, Ark. (AP) - Former middleweight boxing champion Jermain Taylor has been arrested following a shooting at his suburban Little Rock home. Pulaski County authorities say Taylor was arrested last night after his cousin was shot following an altercation at the home in Maumelle. Taylor was the professional middleweight boxing champion in 2005-06.
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