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Arkansas man pleads not guilty in deaths of mother, stepfather

FAYETTEVILLE — A Springdale man who police say fatally stabbed his mother and stepfather pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Fayetteville passes 2017 budget, tables recycling plan

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The City Council unanimously passed its 2017 budget late Tuesday. Continue reading...

Benton County judge-elect to donate pay increase

Subscriber onlyBarry Moehring, Benton County judge-elect, said Tuesday he will donate half of the proposed pay increase for his job for the next two years to a pair of nonprofit entities. Continue reading...

Two more projects slated for southwest Bentonville

Subscriber onlyA townhome subdivision and mixed-use development that includes storage will be added to the growing southwest area of the city as the Planning Commission approved plans for the projects Tuesday. Continue reading...

Piney Ridge approved for development in Springdale

Subscriber onlyA juvenile sex offender treatment facility development was approved Tuesday night in a Planning Commission meeting that saw detractors making one last public stand against it. Continue reading...

Fayetteville residents speak out on proposed recycling plan

Subscriber only Many outspoken residents support the city in its effort to increase its recycling rate but expressed differing opinions on how to get there. Continue reading...

Torres files notice of appeal filed in Bella Vista murder case

Subscriber onlyA notice of appeal was filed last week on behalf of the Bella Vista father who was sentenced to death for killing his 6-year-old son. Continue reading...

Residents of Rogers' Ridgecrest Meadows won't get new neighbors after all

Subscriber onlyNeighbors of a proposed apartment complex were relieved to see the project denied. Continue reading...

Evaluators find Lead Hill man not fit for trial

He faces 2 murder counts

Subscriber onlyA Lead Hill man facing two counts of capital murder isn't fit to proceed to trial, according to a document cited in Boone County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Fort Smith manager seeking money for city raises

Subscriber only City Administrator Carl Geffken said Tuesday he won't find enough money in the proposed 2017 budget to give employees a 1 percent cost-of-living raise by the time directors vote on the budget Dec. 20. Continue reading...

Deputies investigate Johnson County shooting

Subscriber onlyThree people were being held by the Johnson County Sheriff's Office Tuesday in an investigation in which occupants of a car shot at deputies. Continue reading...

Search for suspect leads to lockdown of Centerton schools

Subscriber only West High School can check off another first: Its first lockdown. Continue reading...

Police: Man involved in 38 spray-painting incidents in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyA man was arrested in connection with 38 incidents of spray-painting throughout the city, said Sgt. Craig Stout, police spokesman. Continue reading...

Gift to fund UCA student research

Lizard study 1st project to benefit from $300,000 donation

Subscriber onlySouthwestern Energy Co. has given the University of Central Arkansas $300,000 to finance student research, and the first award will support a student's studies of the prairie lizard. Continue reading...

Lyon College selects King as president

Subscriber onlyLyon College in Batesville has hired a new president, the college announced Monday. Continue reading...