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Rape suspect who escaped from hospital captured

Authorities say they have captured an accused rapist who escaped Saturday from the Arkansas State Hospital in Little Rock. Continue reading...

Customers at a Paragould barbecue restaurant possibly exposed to hepatitis A, health department says

The state Department of Health issued another alert about hepatitis A on Monday — this time after an employee of a Paragould barbecue restaurant tested positive for the disease. Continue reading...

NWA Letters to the Editor

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Immigration cases tossed in fallout from high court ruling

LOS ANGELES — Immigration courts from Boston to Los Angeles have been experiencing fallout from a recent U.S. Supreme Court decision that has caused some deportation orders to be tossed and cases thrown out, bringing more chaos to a system that was already besieged by ballooning dockets and lengthy backlogs. Continue reading...

Rogers man pleads guilty to sexual assault

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A convicted sex offender was sentenced to 20 years in prison today after admitting to sexually assaulting a woman. Continue reading...

Indiana man sentenced to 10 years in prison

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- An Indiana man was sentenced today to 10 years in prison for stalking a former girlfriend. Continue reading...

Incumbents seek re-election in Ward 4

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The incumbents in Ward 4 are seeking re-election to City Council this fall. Continue reading...

December jury trial scheduled in Hardin case

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- The former Gateway police chief and convicted killer accused of the 1997 rape of a Rogers school teacher will go on trial in December. Continue reading...

Turkish currency continues to fall as central bank tries to contain crisis

ANKARA, Turkey — Turkey's central bank took action Monday to free up cash for banks as the country grapples with a currency crisis sparked by concerns over President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's economic policies and a trade and diplomatic dispute with the United States. Continue reading...

North and South Korean leaders to meet in Pyongyang in September

SEOUL, South Korea — The rival Koreas announced Monday that North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and South Korean President Moon Jae-in will meet in Pyongyang sometime in September, while their envoys also discussed Pyongyang's nuclear disarmament efforts and international sanctions. Continue reading...

Woman not shoplifting, just pregnant with twins

PINEVILLE, N.C. — A pregnant woman shopping at Staples says she was confronted about what she was concealing beneath her shirt: "Twins," she said. Continue reading...

Jonesboro family to be featured on HGTV's 'House Hunters'

Jonesboro will be featured on an upcoming episode of the hit HGTV series House Hunters, a state realtor confirmed. Continue reading...

FBI fires longtime agent Peter Strzok in wake of anti-Trump text messages

WASHINGTON — The FBI has fired a longtime agent who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague. Continue reading...

Trump lashes out at 'Wacky Omarosa' over book, tapes

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump lashed out at Omarosa Manigault Newman Monday, saying the former White House adviser — who is promoting a tell-all book and airing secret audio recordings —"got fired for the last time." Continue reading...

Aretha Franklin is seriously ill sources say

NEW YORK — Aretha Franklin is seriously ill, according to a person close to the singer. Continue reading...

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