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Arraignment set for Springdale man accused of killing mother, stepfather

FAYETTEVILLE — A Springdale man with a history of mental illness and substance abuse who is accused of fatally stabbing his mother and stepfather early Friday and injuring another person was given an arraignment date by a judge Monday. Continue reading...

Fayetteville woman found in neglect died, police say

Subscriber onlyAn elderly Fayetteville woman who police say was being abused by two caretaker relatives has died. Continue reading...

Public transit plans getting overhauled

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The region's 10-year public transportation plan is about to be overhauled. Continue reading...

NW airport looks at improvements

Subscriber onlyNorthwest Arkansas Regional Airport officials think they can afford several major improvement projects over the next few years, including a parking deck, access road, a second parking deck and expansion of the terminal rotunda. Continue reading...

Planners discuss new signs, bike projects

Subscriber onlyMore signs and bicycle programs are on tap in the coming months, regional planners were told Wednesday. Continue reading...

Aguilar pleads not guilty to kidnapping informant

Subscriber onlyA woman accused of kidnapping a police informant who was trying to buy methamphetamine pleaded not guilty Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Number crunchers say Northwest Arkansas airport projects affordable

Subscriber only Regional airport officials think they can afford several major improvement projects over the next few years, including a parking deck, access road, a second parking deck and expansion of the terminal rotunda. Continue reading...

TRAFFIC ALERT: Lane closures set this week during Bella Vista Bypass work

BENTONVILLE — Construction on the Bella Vista Bypass will require lane closures on Peach Orchard Road in Benton County all week, according to Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department officials. Continue reading...

Matthews fit to proceed in Fayetteville murder case, according to doctors

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man charged with murder in the stabbing death of his brother didn't show symptoms of a mental disease or defect during his court-ordered examination, but he does fit the criteria for some state of mental disorder, according to doctors. Continue reading...

Motions seek to increase juror pay

Attorney: Adequate compensation helps juries to focus better on case

Subscriber onlySome defense attorneys think jurors should be paid more so they can willingly serve and focus on the case instead of lost wages. 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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