"I will die," Springdale woman tells Cotton

Subscriber only U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark., faced a loud, angry and capacity crowd of about 2,000 Wednesday in a town hall meeting in the usually safe conservative enclave of Springdale.

Fiery crash on I-40 kills trucker

Subscriber onlyThe driver of a tractor-trailer rig died Wednesday when the truck, which was hauling 40,000 pounds of ammunition, crashed on Interstate 40 in Franklin County and caught fire, authorities said.

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

Trial starts for Springdale man charged in rape, attempted murder

Subscriber only Jury selection began Wednesday for a man on trial for attempted murder who police said told a woman he would blame her dogs if she died.

Springdale man wants murder case sent to juvenile court

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Lawyers for a Springdale man charged with being an accomplice to capital murder asked a Washington County circuit judge Wednesday to transfer his case to juvenile court.

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Cotton meets with Northwest Arkansas mayors

Subscriber onlyInfrastructure, taxes on Internet sales and drug crimes ranked high on concerns from Benton County's small town mayors, who met Wednesday morning with U.S. Sen. Tom Cotton, R-Ark.

Senate adds age, training to campus guns bill

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Senate on Wednesday amended legislation to allow any Arkansan who is at least age 25, has a permit and has undergone up to 16 hours of active-shooter training to carry concealed weapons on public college campuses.


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Pratt has her say-so for UALR

Subscriber onlyKaitlyn Pratt was bothered all offseason by how last season ended. Then, a mid-summer talk with her coach kicked an altered mentality into an even high gear.

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Blacklist fans can rejoice as Redemption begins

The Blacklist: Redemption premieres at 9 p.m. today on NBC. This is the spinoff for which fans of The Blacklist have been waiting.

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Let campuses decide

Subscriber onlyState Rep. Charlie Collins has introduced legislation requiring universities and colleges to allow guns on campus. I think Rep. Collins is sincere in his belief that private guns on campus will make them safer and that safety is his primary concern. Recently, columnist Greg Harton has written in favor of the legislation, and I believe he is equally sincere in his belief more guns will equal fewer shootings.

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Month's housing resales speed up

Subscriber onlyAmericans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought previously owned homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007. That has set off bidding wars that have pushed up prices as the supply of available homes has dwindled to record lows.