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Alternative courts, mental health care could lower prison, jail popultions

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Two new, statewide groups are focused on breaking the incarceration cycle. Continue reading...

Vance gets prison for kidnapping role

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The last of three men who kidnapped a woman in Dallas and brought her to Bentonville last year to prevent her testifying was sentenced Thursday to more than eight years in federal prison for his role in the plot. Continue reading...

Construction to close I-49 lanes in Lowell

Subscriber onlyConstruction work will require lane closures and possibly short delays on Interstate 49 in Lowell all week during the overnight hours, according to Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department officials. Continue reading...

Henry pleads not guilty to pimping 14-year-old

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A former Razorbacks basketball player pleaded not guilty Friday in Washington County Circuit Court to charges of human trafficking and fourth-degree sexual assault involving a 14-year-old girl. Continue reading...

Appeals court upholds conviction of teen in beating, robbery

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday denied the appeal of a 17-year-old sentenced to 40 years in prison for beating and robbing a Springdale man after a closer look at whether the case should have been transferred to juvenile court. Continue reading...

Perez-Lopez capital case delayed again

Subscriber onlyA capital murder trial for a Springdale man again has been reset. Continue reading...

Appeals court upholds conviction of teen in beating, robbery of Springdale man

Subscriber onlyThe Arkansas Court of Appeals on Wednesday denied the appeal of a 17-year-old sentenced to 40 years in prison for beating and robbing a Springdale man after a closer look at whether the case should have been transferred to juvenile court. Continue reading...

Murder trial reset for Springdale man accused of stabbing mechanic

A Springdale capital murder trial in Washington County Circuit Court has again been reset. Continue reading...

Entities suing each other over Thunder on the Mountain music festival

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- It appears a legal dispute may be behind the cancellation of the Thunder on the Mountain music festival. Continue reading...

Cave Springs Recharge Area Study Going Public Thursday

Subscriber onlyGround water experts are ready to explain Thursday the results and recommendations from a 14-month study aimed at protecting the Cave Springs Recharge Area. 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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