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Ruling opens possibility trans teen will get hormone therapy

Subscriber onlyCINCINNATI — A transgender Ohio teen's grandparents have been granted custody and will be allowed to decide whether the 17-year-old can pursue hormone therapy at a hospital after he's evaluated by a psychologist not affiliated with the hospital, a judge in Cincinnati ruled Friday. Continue reading...

King of large hill, Stoch wins Olympic gold in ski jumping

Subscriber onlyPYEONGCHANG, South Korea — After missing the podium a week ago, defending Olympic champion Kamil Stoch came up big on the large hill. Continue reading...

13 killed in helicopter crash after Mexican quake

Subscriber onlyMEXICO CITY — A military helicopter carrying officials assessing damage from a powerful earthquake crashed Friday in southern Mexico, killing 13 people and injuring 15, all of them on the ground. Continue reading...

Two arrested for $29,000 in forged bills

Subscriber onlyCENTERTON -- The U.S. Secret Service and Centerton police arrested two people Friday in connection with forgery and possession of methamphetamine, according to a news release. Continue reading...

18-year-old Arkansas college student to compete on ABC's 'American Idol'

An 18-year-old Arkansan will be among the contestants in the coming season of ABC's "American Idol." Continue reading...

Employees disarm gunman, police told

Subscriber onlyEmployees at a Northwest Arkansas manufacturing plant disarmed a man carrying an AR-15 rifle who said he was there to shoot them at random, according to police. Continue reading...

Police: Pea Ridge teen arrested in connection with brother's shooting

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A 17-year-old Pea Ridge youth was arrested Friday in connection with shooting a man police said was his brother. Continue reading...

Records

Subscriber onlyFrankie Allen Mullins, 52, of 226 E. Roller Ave. in Decatur was arrested Thursday in connection with aggravated assault and possession of firearms by certain persons. Mullins was being held Friday in the Benton County Jail with no bond set. Continue reading...

Public Meetings

Subscriber onlyMonday 2 p.m. Fayetteville Advertising and Promotion Commission -- Conference Room, Town Center, 15 W. Mountain St. Continue reading...

Wi-Fi now available at 10 new spots in Fayetteville

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The city has expanded access to free public Wi-Fi. Continue reading...

Police say youths connected to Fayetteville food truck burglaries

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Police said three youths are suspected of burglarizing six food trucks and a business last month. Continue reading...

Section of Frisco Trail in Fayetteville to close for asphalt work

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A section of Frisco Trail will be closed starting Tuesday to replace the original cracked asphalt. Continue reading...

Police arrest Fayetteville student after shooting threat

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Two students in Northwest Arkansas have been arrested in connection with threatening online to shoot classmates. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas group pursuing site for science center

Subscriber onlyLeaders of a group of Northwest Arkansas science enthusiasts said they're negotiating to buy land along the Interstate 49 corridor to build a center. Continue reading...

Webb resigns from Bentonville City Council

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Jim Webb resigned from his Ward 4 City Council position this week, and the remaining six council members will appoint his replacement Feb. 27. Continue reading...