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Brown convicted of lesser offense in fatal Fayetteville stabbing

Subscriber onlyA Washington County jury found Rashad Santon Brown guilty of second-degree murder, which is a lesser offense than he was charged with for killing Cedric Oliver. Continue reading...

Jury deliberating in murder trial

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Jurors are deliberating in the first-degree murder trial of Rashad Santon Brown. Continue reading...

Murder trial begins for Arkansas teen accused in stabbing death

Lawyers describe fatal fight at party

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Rashad Santon Brown doesn't deny he stabbed Cedric Oliver to death, but his attorney said it wasn't intentional. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas regional planners mull grant requests from cities

Subscriber onlyCities and counties made their pitches Thursday for a share of almost $8 million in federal transportation money the Northwest Arkansas metropolitan planning area is expected to receive next year. Continue reading...

Fraud trial ends with $4.5 million punitive damages verdict for Springdale woman

Subscriber onlyA Washington County jury awarded a Springdale woman almost $5 million in damages in a civil fraud lawsuit. Continue reading...

Regional solutions sought to curb flooding

Subscriber onlyFloodwater doesn't respect municipal boundaries, so planners say a regional approach to flooding is needed as Northwest Arkansas continues to grow. Continue reading...

Bentonville bank robber to be sentenced again

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A federal appeals court Monday reversed and remanded a bank robbery case for resentencing, saying enhancements for using a minor to commit a crime were incorrectly applied. Continue reading...

Arkansas officers deny wrongdoing in arrest of high school football player

Centerton police sued after ex-Fayetteville student cleared

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Two Centerton police officers have denied wrongdoing in the arrest of a former high school football player. Continue reading...

Attorneys ask Arkansas judge to quash interview

They say suspect in slaying was unfit

Subscriber only A man charged along with several others in the killing of his wife at their home is asking a judge to suppress statements he made to police. Continue reading...

Springdale officials claim immunity, want Duggar lawsuit dismissed

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Springdale officials have asked a judge to throw out a federal lawsuit over the release of documents arguing they have immunity and claiming the lawsuit fails to state a claim. Continue reading...

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Officials from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration post a sign on the front doors ...

Officials from the Arkansas Department of Finance and Administration post a sign on the front doors of Mary Maestri’s in Tontitown...

Published: May 15, 2010

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