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Budget, financial options forwarded to XNA board

Subscriber onlyThe Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport board's Finance Committee forwarded a 2017 budget to the full board Wednesday with a recommendation for approval. Continue reading...

Springdale man pleads not guilty to killing parents

Subscriber only A Springdale man who police say fatally stabbed his mother and stepfather pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Arkansas man pleads not guilty in deaths of mother, stepfather

FAYETTEVILLE — A Springdale man who police say fatally stabbed his mother and stepfather pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Washington County cutting Transit money could adversely impact young, old

Subscriber onlyWashington County's move to cut $100,000 likely will force Ozark Regional Transit to cut a semi-rural route opponents say provides independence and opportunity for young and elderly riders. Continue reading...

No threats made, motion to dismiss claims against Fayetteville woman

Subscriber onlyLawyers for a woman charged in federal court with threatening someone on Facebook are asking the indictment be thrown out, arguing no threats were conveyed and her speech was protected by the First Amendment. Continue reading...

Fayetteville murder defendant claims mental retardation

Subscriber onlyAttorneys for one of five people accused of killing a woman last year are asking a judge to bar the state from seeking the death penalty claiming their client is mentally retarded. Continue reading...

Claims of excessive force by Arkansas inmate rejected by jury

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A U.S. District Court jury last week rejected the excessive force claims of a man convicted of shooting at Fayetteville police during a standoff four years ago. Continue reading...

Man accused of shooting Arkansas deputy unfit for trial, mental exam finds

Plumlee charged in deputy’s shooting

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man police say shot a Washington County sheriff's deputy is not mentally fit to be tried, according to doctors at the Arkansas State Hospital. Continue reading...

Newly approved alcohol sales expected to spur development in Farmington, Greenland

Subscriber onlyTwo Washington County towns passed local options approving the sale of alcohol by overwhelmingly wide margins Tuesday. Supporters said the measures are aimed at economic development by attracting businesses such as hotels and restaurants. Continue reading...

Springdale man who shot deputy mentally unfit to proceed, doctors say

Subscriber onlyA man police say shot a Washington County Sheriff's Office deputy is not mentally fit to be tried, according to doctors at the Arkansas State Hospital. 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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