Meddling probe indicts 13 Russians; charges say scheme was to lift Trump, sow havoc

Subscriber onlyThe special counsel investigating Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election charged 13 Russian citizens and three Russian organizations Friday with trying to disrupt the U.S. political process, including efforts designed to boost the candidacy of Donald Trump and hurt that of his opponent, Hillary Clinton.

Employees disarm gunman, police told

Subscriber onlyEmployees at a Northwest Arkansas manufacturing plant disarmed a man carrying an AR-15 rifle who said he was there to shoot them at random, according to police.

Webb resigns from Bentonville City Council

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Jim Webb resigned from his Ward 4 City Council position this week, and the remaining six council members will appoint his replacement Feb. 27.

Two arrested for $29,000 in forged bills

Subscriber onlyCENTERTON -- The U.S. Secret Service and Centerton police arrested two people Friday in connection with forgery and possession of ...

Wi-Fi now available at 10 new spots in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The city has expanded access to free public Wi-Fi.

Police say youths connected to Fayetteville food truck burglaries

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Police said three youths are suspected of burglarizing six food trucks and a business last month.

18-year-old Arkansas college student to compete on ABC's 'American Idol'

An 18-year-old Arkansan will be among the contestants in the coming season of ABC's "American Idol."

Northwest Arkansas Restaurant Inspections Database

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

Let's Eat

Bentonville chef nominated for James Beard award

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The Hive's Executive Chef Matthew McClure is a semifinalist for the 2018 James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards, according to a press release from 21c Museum Hotel restaurant.

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Religion

STEADFAST AMID STALEMATE

Subscriber onlyMARIB, Yemen -- Along a narrow road in Yemen choked by natural gas tankers and heavily armed soldiers lies an ancient temple neglected and threatened in a nation now at war.

Outdoors

Fishing hot spots

Subscriber onlyLAKE CATHERINE Rainbow trout are biting in the upper part of Lake Catherine below Remmel Dam. Use Power Bait on light Carolina rigs in heavy current or Trout Magnets in eddies and slack water areas. Striped bass also have moved into the waters below Remmel Dam to prey on stocked rainbow trout. Catch them on trout imitating jerkbaits, surface lures and spoons.

Opinion

DOUG THOMPSON: Break through or be broken

Subscriber onlyArkansas Democrats are headed for either a modest beginning of a long recovery or a swan song. Which is not clear yet.

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Business

U.S. new-home construction up 9.7%

Subscriber onlyWASHINGTON -- New-home construction jumped 9.7 percent last month to the highest level since October 2016, welcome news for a housing market struggling with a shortage of homes for sale.