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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...

County radio system impacts small-city police and fire departments

Subscriber onlyBenton County officials see the benefits of a new emergency radio and dispatch system, but a change could create problems for other police and fire departments in the county. Continue reading...

Burgess, Barnett to battle for Bentonville board seat

Subscriber onlyVoters in part of the city will choose between two candidates for the School Board this fall. Continue reading...

Benton County restaurant inspections: Meat was not being thawed in accordance to established procedures; floors in the front kitchen and dish pit are missing tiles

Subscriber onlyCritical violations are defined as items relating directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately. Noncritical violations are defined as items that relate to maintenance of food operations and cleanliness. Continue reading...

Washington County restaurant inspections: pan of prepared food was stored on the freezer floor; bulk container of self service customer food did not have ingredients or info for food labels

Subscriber onlyCritical violations are defined as items relating directly to factors that lead to food-borne illness and must be corrected immediately. Noncritical violations are defined as items that relate to maintenance of food operations and cleanliness. Continue reading...

JPs to consider Open Space funding Thursday

Subscriber onlySeveral justices of the peace say they will not ask voters to pay higher sales tax to preserve green space in Northwest Arkansas. Continue reading...

Benton County marriage licenses

Subscriber onlyAug. 2 Continue reading...