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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...

Springdale police, newspaper seek clarification of Zimmerman's orders in Duggar case

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The Police Department has asked Circuit Judge Stacey Zimmerman to clarify whether it can release an audio recording of a 911 call involving the Jim Bob Duggar family, featured on the TLC cable show 19 Kids And Counting. Continue reading...

Springdale teen accused in March shooting death gets new lawyer

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Springdale teen charged with first-degree murder and two counts of battery related to a fatal shooting in March has a new defense attorney and a new court date. Continue reading...

Duggar documents from sealed file keep popping up

Subscriber onlyA former Springdale alderman attached copies of what appear to be Washington County Juvenile Court orders to his complaint about the release of police records related to the Josh Duggar investigation. Continue reading...

Prosecutor declines to charge one of two UA golfers

Pair accused of photographing unconscious woman

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Prosecutors have declined to press charges against one of the two University of Arkansas golfers accused of taking pictures of an unconscious woman's genitals, while the second man pleaded not guilty at his arraignment Monday. Continue reading...

Public input sought on region’s open space

Meetings set for Gentry, Garfield

Subscriber onlyRegional planners will host another round of public input sessions this week for their Northwest Arkansas open space study. One session is in Springdale but others are in more outlying areas including Garfield, Gentry and Prairie Grove. Continue reading...

Fayetteville slows ride-share citations as state law nears start

Subscriber onlyA new Arkansas law set to take effect in July will allow ride-sharing services that meet the state's regulations to operate in cities like Fayetteville, which at one time banned Uber and Lyft. Continue reading...

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