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U.S. prosecutor: Extradition of El Chapo is milestone for justice

NEW YORK — Saying they were bringing the world's most notorious drug lord to justice, U.S. prosecutors Friday described Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman as the murderous architect of a three-decade-long web of violence, corruption and drug addiction and announced they were seeking a $14 billion forfeiture from him. Continue reading...

Joy erupts as Italian rescuers pull out avalanche survivors

FARINDOLA, Italy — With cheers of joy, rescue crews pulled survivors Friday from the debris of an avalanche-crushed hotel in central Italy, an incredible discovery that boosted spirits two days after the massive snow slide buried around 30 people at the resort. Two children were among the 10 found alive. Continue reading...

Animal treatment questions cancel 'A Dog's Purpose' premiere

LOS ANGELES — This weekend's premiere of "A Dog's Purpose" has been canceled after the release of a video that appears to show a frightened dog being forced into churning water during production of the film. Continue reading...

Arkansas unemployment rate dips below 4 percent in December

LITTLE ROCK — Arkansas' unemployment rate has dipped back below 4 percent in the final month of 2016. Continue reading...

ARKANSAURUS: As dinosaur bill advances, UA grad makes case for scientific recognition

The dinosaur in the running for state recognition was discovered by a man more than 40 years ago. And, as the legend goes, it all started with a lost cow. Continue reading...

Trump names Sarah Huckabee Sanders, daughter of ex-governor, to White House staff

Arkansan Sarah Huckabee Sanders, who served as a senior adviser to Donald Trump, has been named the president-elect’s deputy White House press secretary. Continue reading...

Planners review 2017 Northwest Arkansas transportation projects

Subscriber only A regional planning committee reviewed a list of projects in Northwest Arkansas for 2017 that will be paid for with federal transportation money. Continue reading...

Bentonville's Rink reaches record numbers

Subscriber only The Rink at Lawrence Plaza had a record-breaking number of skaters this season, according to the Parks and Recreation Department. Continue reading...

Bentonville School Board buys land, sets election date

Subscriber only The School Board agreed Thursday to spend $4.5 million on three pieces of land, a major step forward in the School District's long-term facility plan. Continue reading...

Washington County Quorum Court questions hiring process, qualifications of new employees

Subscriber onlyThe Washington County Quorum Court approved County Judge Joseph Wood's pick for county attorney, despite reservations some justices of the peace said they have about how Wood picked his new employees during a meeting Thursday. Continue reading...

Endeavor Foundation gives $2 million to Children's Northwest hospital in Springdale

Subscriber onlyThe Endeavor Foundation gave $2 million to Arkansas Children's Hospital Northwest, the hospital foundation announced Thursday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville pension fund debate drags on despite attorney general input

Subscriber only The debate over how to save the dwindling pension money of 88 retired city police officers, firefighters and their spouses keeps going round and round. Continue reading...

Police: Suspected bank robber extradited from Florida to Washington County

Subscriber onlyA man police said helped rob a bank earlier this month has been extradited from Florida to Arkansas, according to jail records. Continue reading...

Oklahoma man's shooting under investigation

Subscriber only An Oklahoma man was shot and killed after he threatened officers with a metal pipe Wednesday night, according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Continue reading...

Yearly Little Rock airport growth put at 1.4 percent

Consultants: Boarding rate doesn’t necessitate expansion of terminal

Subscriber onlyPassenger traffic at the state’s largest airport is projected to grow over the next 20 years but not at a rate that would require expanding the terminal anytime soon. Continue reading...

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