Northwest Arkansas officials prepare for flooding; ask residents to stay home during storm

Subscriber onlyEmergency workers, residents and city street crews in Benton and Washington counties prepared Friday for more flooding as weather predictions showed up to 10 inches of rain could fall through Sunday morning.

State amps up fight against prescription drug abuse

Subscriber onlyArkansas lawmakers and law enforcement continue to devise measures to address prescription drug abuse with a new law mandating monitoring by prescribers and by supporting programs such as the Arkansas Take Back program.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

A searchable database of restaurant inspections in Northwest Arkansas performed by the Department of Health.

Aftermath of storms shut down several Northwest Arkansas roads

Kate Gaffigan, deputy director of emergency services for Benton County, confirmed the following road closures as of 10:30 a.m. this morning:

Springdale's Bell guilty of 2015 murder in Madison County

Subscriber onlyA Springdale man pleaded guilty Wednesday to killing a Huntsville man in 2015.

  • Bentonville compost facility says no to commercial haulers

    Subscriber onlyThe city's compost facility no longer will accept waste from commercial haulers beginning May 8, according to a news release.

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  • Trump tells NRA: 'You have a true friend' in White House

    ATLANTA — President Donald Trump reaffirmed his support for gun rights Friday, telling attendees of a National Rifle Association convention that "the eight-year assault on your Second Amendment freedoms has come to a crashing end."

  • George H.W. Bush released after latest Houston hospital stay

    HOUSTON — Former President George H.W. Bush has been released from a Houston hospital where he received treatment for a mild case of pneumonia and chronic bronchitis during a two-week stay.

  • U.S. urges new sanctions on North Korea, warns of catastrophe

    UNITED NATIONS — The United States called for new sanctions on North Korea on Friday and threatened to punish international companies doing banned business with the nation's nuclear and missile programs. Doing nothing could be "catastrophic," top diplomat Rex Tillerson told a special U.N. Security Council session he chaired.

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Decatur woman admits guilt in son's death

Subscriber onlyA Decatur woman has pleaded guilty to recklessly causing the death of her 2-month-old son.

$33,000 in UA grants aim to cut student textbook costs

Subscriber onlyFive professors will receive a total of up to $33,000 as part of a new grant program encouraging University of Arkansas, Fayetteville faculty to use low-cost, open-access educational materials.


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Behind the bells

Subscriber onlyWhen the change ringing bells of Trinity Episcopal Cathedral are rung, the sound resonates throughout the surrounding Little Rock neighborhood.

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Economic growth slows to 0.7%

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- The U.S. economy turned in the weakest performance in three years in the January-March quarter as consumers sharply slowed their spending. The result fell far short of President Donald Trump's ambitious growth targets and underscores the challenges of accelerating economic expansion.