UPDATE: Judge orders hearings reset in Woods’ trial, trial date set

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — Hearings in the corruption trial of former state Sen. Jon Woods were reset for Jan. 10 and Jan. 25, U.S. District Judge Timothy Brooks ordered Thursday.

With 3-2 vote, FCC scraps Net neutrality

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- Federal regulators voted Thursday to allow Internet providers to speed up service for websites they favor -- and block or slow down others -- in a decision repealing landmark regulations from the time of President Barack Obama that provide for oversight of broadband companies such as AT&T and Verizon.

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Truck driver killed in Highway 43 crash Thursday

Subscriber onlyHarold Gene Ellis, 58, of Bernice, Okla., was killed on Thursday when the truck he was driving overturned on Arkansas Highway 43, according to the Arkansas State Police.

Haas Hall reports progress on diversity front

Subscriber onlyHaas Hall Academy continues working to diversify its student body, a school representative told the state Board of Education Thursday.

  • Trump doesn't want to talk about Flynn pardon 'yet'

    Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump won't say whether he is considering a pardon for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who has pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI.

  • Accused of Sexual Harassment, Ramsey Ends Kansas Congressional Run

    Subscriber onlyA woman running to flip a Kansas congressional seat from red to blue next year is ending her campaign after allegations surfaced that she had sexually harassed, and then fired, a former subordinate.

  • Judge temporarily blocks new Trump rules on birth control

    Subscriber onlyPHILADELPHIA -- A federal judge in Philadelphia on Friday ordered the Trump administration not to enforce new rules that could significantly reduce women's access to free birth control.

  • 'Star Wars: The Last Jedi' boasts $45 million opening night

    Subscriber onlyLOS ANGELES — "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" is off to a death star-sized start at the box office. Disney says Friday that the eighth installment in the space franchise has earned an estimated $45 million from Thursday night showings.

  • Firefighter dies, thousands more take on California blaze

    Subscriber onlySANTA BARBARA, Calif. — One of the thousands of firefighters battling a series of wildfires across Southern California has died, but authorities gave no hint of how.

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Tontitown's 'old church' succumbs to age, expense

Subscriber onlyTONTITOWN -- Fire took the first church. A tornado destroyed the second. Now, after 73 years, age claimed the third.

Rogers man gets 28 years in grandmother's beating

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A Rogers man was sentenced to 28 years in prison Thursday for robbing and pistol-whipping his grandmother.


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Northwest Arkansas' Case Dighero to launch consulting firm

Subscriber onlyLong-time chef, writer and events coordinator Case Dighero is in the process of launching a consulting firm that will focus on independent projects similar to ones he's built his career on.

Sports

Macon, Beard take bow in home area

Subscriber onlyDaryl Macon, the Arkansas Razorbacks' senior guard from Little Rock Parkview, said high school players in the area often don't get the recognition they deserve

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Subscriber onlyToday Jamie Lou & The Hullabaloo -- 8 p.m., Black Apple Crossing, Springdale.

Opinion

Rush to judgment in cases of sexual misconduct worrisome

Subscriber onlyWhen there is such an outcry over alleged sexual misconduct, many who have some doubt about a rush to judgment are silent because of the fear they will be seen by the public as taking the side of the accused, which might be costly to their livelihood, especially for a politician. Every day you see more and more politicians join in the demand that the accused fellow congressman resign without any type of hearing, hoping they won't be next in line.

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Business

One less day moves up deadline

Subscriber only With Christmas on a Monday this year, most retailers have one less day to get packages delivered on time. Some are pushing up their deadlines for standard delivery or free shipping. And after promoting the convenience of buying online with store pickup, retailers are also trying to satisfy lots of customers coming in to collect their orders.