Fayetteville residents rally to support civil rights ordinance

Subscriber onlyProtesters said they got the message from the Arkansas Supreme Court regarding the city's Civil Rights Ordinance but wanted to make clear a message of their own.

Garfield man arrested in homicide case

Subscriber onlyGateway Mayor Andrew Tillman was on the phone with his brother-in-law who worked for the city when the man was fatally shot by the town's former police chief, according to a probable cause affidavit.

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Grammer's bond set at $150,000 in Siloam Springs case

Subscriber onlyAustin Grammer told police he put an ear to Leslie Perry's chest about 3 p.m. Feb. 17 and couldn't hear a heartbeat, according to a probable cause affidavit released Friday.

Medical pot plan in state progresses

Subscriber onlyImplementation of the voter-approved Arkansas Medical Marijuana Amendment is moving forward despite a comment from a White House official that greater enforcement of federal laws is possible.

  • Weekend freeze, then storms in week ahead for Arkansas

    After several days of mild weather, much of Arkansas is under a weekend freeze advisory and forecasters say possibly severe storms could hit the state by early next week.

  • Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield arrested on Dickson St. in Fayetteville

    Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield has been arrested and charged with public intoxication, disorderly conduct and resisting arrest in Fayetteville.

  • Fort Smith hires utilities director

    Subscriber onlyJerry Walters has been hired to lead the department responsible for executing a federal consent decree to eliminate chronic violations of the federal Clean Water Act from the city's wastewater system.

  • LR man given 10 years in car-lot drug-ring case

    Subscriber onlyA Little Rock man who ran a large cocaine and marijuana ring out of his used-car dealership in Little Rock was sentenced Wednesday to just over 10 years in federal prison.

  • Jurors to hear tape on crash

    Subscriber onlyHis girlfriend told him to go when the police car's blue lights lit up behind their stolen Nissan Maxima. So he went, reaching at least 70 mph and maybe even faster, murder suspect Jordan Matthew Vandenberghe told Little Rock police.

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Affordable, sustainable neighborhood under way in south Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyMary Roper said she wants to downsize since retiring from working for various nonprofit groups in the state. The Homes at Willow Bend might suit her just fine.

Bentonville performing arts center money not in Walton Foundation plan

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Walton Family Foundation's 2020 plan doesn't include money for a large-scale performing arts center in Bentonville, according to Karen Minkel, home region program director.


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Religion

U.S. bishops: La Santa Muerte dangerous

Subscriber onlyBishops in the United States are denouncing the skeleton folk saint known as La Santa Muerte -- a figure Roman Catholic leaders in Mexico routinely have attacked for the deity's connection to violence and the illicit drug trade.

Opinion

Dark drama in Cave Springs

Subscriber onlyI've exercised an impressive level of darn-near superhuman willpower to refrain from commenting on all the Tontitown-like turmoil unfolding in little Cave Springs. Yet, alas, valued readers, today I've have failed after finally enjoying all the darkened drama I could stand without offering a thought.

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Business

Penney to close at least 130 stores

Subscriber onlyDALLAS -- J.C. Penney Co. said Friday that it will close 130 to 140 stores as well as two distribution centers over the next several months as it tries to improve profitability, joining its department store rivals in pruning store numbers because of online shopping.