32
      Wednesday
      49 / 32
      Thursday
      54 / 30
      Friday
      53 / 29

      July Marks Most Slayings in Little Rock since 1990s

      Little Rock Police Department{}records show that there were 10 slayings in the city last month. That the most slayings in a single month in the city in nearly two decades since the gang wars in the early 1990s.{}In December 1993 there were 11.

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      Little Rock Police Chief Stuart Thomas says there were three double homicides in July including a pregnant woman whose fetus is counted among the victims.{} Thomas says all three were committed by people who knew the victims.

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      Thomas says the circumstances that include people knowing the victims make the deaths different from 1993 when the issues were about gangs and turf wars.

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