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No-show Jackson makes court date

Subscriber only A woman with a history of alcohol-related arrests and missed court dates appeared Wednesday for arraignment on a failure to appear charge in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Woman with history of arrests and missed court dates appears in court

FAYETTEVILLE — A woman with a history of alcohol-related arrests and missed court dates appeared for arraignment on a failure to appear charge in Washington County Circuit Court on Wednesday. Continue reading...

Contempt hearing set for no-show witnesses in Springdale case

Subscriber onlyA judge has ordered two Springdale teens who didn't show up to testify at a recent attempted murder trial to appear before her and explain why they shouldn't be held in contempt of court. Continue reading...

Fayetteville pair arraigned on elder abuse charges

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Two Fayetteville women accused of abusing an elderly relative pleaded not guilty Monday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

State prosecutors add charges against Crawford

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A woman who police said threatened someone online following a verbal altercation at a Prairie Grove restaurant was arraigned on three more misdemeanor charges in Washington County Circuit Court on Friday. Continue reading...

Primary runway at XNA opened to air traffic

Subscriber onlyHIGHFILL -- The main runway at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport was to open early this morning, ending several years of renovation work and related litigation. Continue reading...

Ex-caregiver who stole benefits checks sentenced

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A judge on Tuesday sentenced a Lincoln woman to prison on federal charges of stealing the benefit checks of a deceased man who was once in her care. Continue reading...

Crawford attorney wants to raise mental defense

Man faces felony fleeing, misdemeanor charges

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- An attorney for an Oklahoma man charged with fleeing police and endangering his child asked Monday for a mental competency exam for his client. Continue reading...

Suit filing urges no immunity

Rogers officers previously cleared in woman’s 2011 death

Subscriber onlyRogers police who shot and killed a knife-wielding, mentally disturbed woman at a convenience store nearly five years ago caused the deadly situation to escalate and should not be entitled to qualified immunity, according to a response filed in a federal lawsuit. Continue reading...

Fight video OK'd for shooting case

Fayetteville prosecutor says footage shows gang activity

Subscriber onlyWashington County prosecutors can use evidence of gang association and video of an altercation between gang members in this week's trial of a man accused of shooting and wounding a 14-year-old boy in Springdale last year, a judge ruled. 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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