Brandon Riddle, NWA Democrat-Gazette

Brandon Riddle

NWA Democrat-Gazette

Big Rock Township, AR, United States

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Past articles by Brandon:

Man fatally shot in Pine Bluff, third killing in 48-hour span

A man was fatally shot Monday night in Pine Bluff, marking the city’s second killing that day and third homicide in less than 48 hours, police said. → Read More

Democrat-Gazette carrier carjacked while delivering papers to Jonesboro gas station

Police say an Arkansas Democrat-Gazette carrier was carjacked while delivering newspapers Sunday morning in northeast Arkansas, marking the second such act in the state in one week. → Read More

Northwest Arkansas man wanted in connection with stabbing woman, kidnapping infant captured

Authorities on Wednesday morning were in pursuit of an Arkansas man accused of stabbing a woman and kidnapping an infant. → Read More

Two found dead in Pine Bluff mobile home fire, authorities say; blaze under investigation

Two people were found dead after a mobile home fire Monday morning in Pine Bluff, authorities said. → Read More

Suspect dead, officer hurt in Van Buren shooting

The Arkansas State Police are investigating after a shooting early Sunday left a suspect dead and an officer hurt. → Read More

Worker found tied up after robbery at Fort Smith fast food restaurant

Police say an employee at a Fort Smith fast food restaurant was found tied up after a robbery Saturday morning. → Read More

81-year-old Malvern man killed in fiery crash off Arkansas highway

An 81-year-old man died after his vehicle hit a tree off an Arkansas highway and caught fire Friday afternoon, state police said. → Read More

Strong storms blow through state, leave a mess

Sarah and Brian Chunn woke up Friday night to the sound of a crash. → Read More

Overnight storms knock out power to more than 50,000 Arkansas customers

Strong storms knocked out power to more than 50,000 Arkansas customers overnight, officials say, and extreme heat forecast Saturday could create a danger for those awaiting restoration. For some residents, including thousands in Pulaski County, electricity is estimated to return as late as Sunday afternoon, according to Entergy Arkansas' outage map. → Read More

2 fatally shot in Jefferson County

Two people were found fatally shot in Jefferson County on Friday night, authorities say, and a suspect has been identified by investigators. → Read More

Soldier's remains identified as Arkansas native after he disappeared in Korean War

Remains of a U.S. serviceman have been identified as a south Arkansas native who was declared missing in action more than 65 years ago in the Korean War. → Read More

Northwest Arkansas faces risk for severe weather this week, forecasters say

Northwest Arkansas faces a slight risk for severe weather early Tuesday before another storm threat is set to encompass the state’s northeast later that day, forecasters say. → Read More

Police identify 62-year-old man found dead of gunshot wounds in Little Rock residence

Police have identified a 62-year-old man found dead Friday evening of apparent gunshot wounds inside a Little Rock home. → Read More

Body recovered from eastern Arkansas river where girl was swept into current

Authorities say a body was recovered Sunday from a river in eastern Arkansas where a young girl disappeared more than two weeks ago. → Read More

Springdale man wins $500,000 in lottery scratch-off game

A Northwest Arkansas man has won $500,000 in the state lottery’s 200X The Money instant win game, officials said. → Read More

Two Arkansas swimming areas closed for high E. coli levels

Swimming areas at two Arkansas lakes have closed until further notice because of high E. coli levels found during testing, officials said. → Read More

Police: Sherwood Walmart worker pepper-sprayed over 'poor customer service'

A teenager told investigators she pepper-sprayed an employee at a central Arkansas Walmart over "poor customer service," police said. → Read More

Multiple earthquakes recorded in Arkansas in 24 hours

Six small earthquakes have been recorded over the past 24 hours in Arkansas, and two other slightly stronger temblors have hit in the past week, surveyors said. → Read More

Despite loss, Arkansas teacher advances as semifinalist on 'Jeopardy!' Teachers Tournament

An Arkansas teacher may not have won on Friday’s airing of Jeopardy!, but he was still named a semifinalist in the show’s annual Teachers Tournament. → Read More

UALR student arrested after refusing to move out of dorm

A University of Arkansas at Little Rock student was arrested Tuesday after refusing to move out of a dorm and pushing responding officers, police said. → Read More