2018 Progress

Accused rapist awaits DNA test

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Prosecutors told a judge today they are awaiting confirmation of the DNA test that linked a former police chief to the 1997 rape of a Rogers teacher.

Ex-Arkansas lawmaker named in graft case to resign from county judge post

Subscriber onlyJefferson County Judge Henry "Hank" Wilkins IV, who prosecutors said admitted to accepting $100,000 in bribes from an indicted lobbyist while serving as a state legislator, is resigning, his office confirmed Monday.

Benton County offices shifting locations

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- The Benton County Clerk's office in Rogers has moved to a new location on West Walnut Street, a move officials say will improve service to the public.

Judge overturns Washington County Quorum Court decision on event center

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A circuit court judge has ruled a Washington County Quorum Court decision was "arbitrary, capricious and unreasona...

Northwest region scores high on health

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas residents are among the healthiest in the state, but all of Arkansas has slipped in several measures of public ...

Definition of 'roadway' topic of Fayetteville council discussion

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- City officials hope defining the term "roadway" will clarify a 2016 ordinance prohibiting standing or walking in t...

Company seeks density in downtown Bentonville rezoning request

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Four rezoning requests could bring more high-density housing and commercial space downtown.

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Big Whiskey's celebrates World Down Syndrome Day with week-long fundraiser

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Big Whiskey's American Restuarant and Bar is celebrating World Down Syndrome Day with a week-long fundraiser for the Down Sydrome Connection of NWA, according to a press release.


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Man of Steel's grandpa focus of Syfy's Krypton

Subscriber onlyDC Comics fans rejoice! Krypton, based on characters found in that vast universe, is set to premiere at 9 p.m. Wednesday on Syfy. Turn off your phones and computers and pay attention.



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Death halts Uber's driverless car tests

Subscriber onlyUber Technologies Inc. on Monday halted autonomous-vehicle tests after one of its cars struck and killed a woman in Tempe, Ariz., in what is thought to be the first pedestrian fatality involving the technology.