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July 25th, 2014

Cause sought for gunfight between patient, doctor

July 25, 2014

DARBY, Pa. (AP) — Authorities are attempting to determine why a man identified as a patient fatally shot a caseworker at a hospital complex in a Philadelphia suburb and whether a psychiatrist who pulled out his own gun and wounded the patient had concerns about him.

The psychiatrist, Dr. Lee Silverman, was grazed in the temple during the gunfight in his office Thursday afternoon with patient Richard Plotts, Delaware County District Attorney Jack Whelan said.

Fashion show in Benton to benefit MS

July 25, 2014

Twenty-six models will hit the runway in some of the latest fashions at the Benton Event Center to help raise money for the fight against multiple sclerosis. The annual fundraiser is called "Orange You Lovely" and proceeds will go to the Central Arkansas Walk MS event.

Lisa Finkbeiner, director of special events and development for the National MS Society in Little Rock, says "There will be yummy desserts, more than $3,000 worth of merchandise in our silent auction and amazing volunteers and scholarship winners whom the National MS Society will honor."

Harrington gets 30-year-term; 2 others convicted on sex charges

July 25, 2014

Three men recently received prison sentences after each pleaded guilty to felony charges in Saline County Circuit court.

One man pleaded guilty to drug charges and a sexual assault charge. Two others were charged with sexual crimes after meeting their victims at local churches.

Joey Harrington, 43, of Benton, pleaded guilty to several charges including sexual assault, felon in possession of a firearm, failure to appear in court and possession of methamphetamine with the intent to deliver. He was sentenced by Saline County Circuit Judge Grisham Phillips to a 30-year prison term.

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