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Multi-vehicle wreck shuts down 28th Avenue

A multi-vehicle accident at about 4:30 p.m. Tuesday on West 28th Avenue near Bay Street shut down westbound traffic on the overpass for a lengthy period of time while police and wreckers worked to clean up the street. Westbound traffic was being diverted at Catalpa Street, while traffic attempting to turn west on 28th Avenue from Bay Street was diverted back into the Shady Grove area. No details were immediately available on the accident, which involved at least three vehicles. (Pine Bluff Commercial/Ray King)

Third person linked to Sunday homicide

An investigation into the shooting death of a Pine Bluff man and the wounding of a second Sunday night took a different twist Tuesday during a probable cause hearing in Jefferson County District Court when a third person was linked to the incident.

Police arrest burglary suspect

A reported residential burglary in the 800 block of West Barraque Street on Friday afternoon led to the arrest of a man who police say was identified by witnesses as the person who broke into the house.

Felony charges Filed

Felony charges were filed during the past week against the following individuals by Eleventh Judicial District-West Prosecuting Attorney S. Kyle Hunter. Listed below are the names and addresses of the defendants, the charges filed against them, the investigating agency and the bond amount if any.