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Rogers' Lipscomb resigns, signs settlement documents

ROGERS -- City Attorney Ben Lipscomb resigned Thursday after he received a $253,222 check and signed a settlement that resolves a U.S. District Court complaint alleging his constitutional rights were violated when the City Council transferred most of his duties to a staff attorney who answers to the mayor. Continue reading...

Matar case rests with Bentonville jury

BENTONVILLE -- A jury will decide whether Ali Matar Jr. preyed on three of his kindergarten students or is an innocent man who falsely confessed to committing a crime. Continue reading...

Summit in Rogers encourages cooperation, focus to fight childhood poverty

One in four Northwest Arkansas children live in poverty. That amounts to 26,000 children, enough to fill the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion four times. Continue reading...

UA names Kellie Knight director of fundraising position

FAYETTEVILLE — The University of Arkansas has named a new administrator to identify fundraising priorities. Continue reading...

Three girls testify against Matar in Bentonville trial

BENTONVILLE -- Their faces were the only thing visible as the three small girls sat in the witness stand Wednesday afternoon and identified their teacher -- Mr. Ollie -- as the man who had sexually abused them. Continue reading...

Mediation planned to settle Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport runway dust-up

Officials hope mediation of a federal lawsuit will put behind them the troubled project to replace the main runway at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. Continue reading...

Rogers attorney settlement not complete, officials say

ROGERS -- City Attorney Ben Lipscomb had yet to sign settlement papers with the city Wednesday as he disputed the amount of tax withholding from his $390,000 check, city officials said. Continue reading...

Fayetteville library sets new policy for study rooms

Beginning Sunday, people will have to check out or reserve study rooms at the Fayetteville Public Library. Continue reading...

Sales tax receipts rise for Bentonville, Springdale

Sales tax receipts jumped up in Bentonville and Springdale and were up around Northwest Arkansas this month. Continue reading...

Three sentenced for dealing meth in Northwest Arkansas

FAYETTEVILLE -- Two Californians and a Springdale resident who were part of a drug trafficking ring were sentenced Tuesday to more than 32 years in federal prison. Continue reading...

Child porn nets Rogers man five years in federal pen

FAYETTEVILLE -- A Rogers man was sentenced Wednesday to federal prison on child pornography charges. Continue reading...

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Arrests 4th Judicial District Drug Task Force David Park, 26, of 130 Mohawk Drive in Maumelle was arrested Tuesday in connection with possession of drugs with intent to deliver and possession of drug paraphernalia. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Community College explores culinary scenes

BENTONVILLE -- Northwest Arkansas Community College officials are crossing the country in search of ideas for an expansion of their culinary arts and hospitality program. Continue reading...

Benton County election officials eye new vote systems

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County election officials are preparing for next year's presidential election cycle and the prospect of using a new voting system. Continue reading...

UAMS studies Northwest Arkansas' minority health disparities

CDC grant aimed toward Marshallese, Hispanic communities

FAYETTEVILLE -- Community leaders heard Wednesday how a $2.99 million grant can improve the health of more than 75,000 Northwest Arkansas residents. Continue reading...