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Fayetteville murder trial for Cohn reset to August

The capital murder trial of a man accused in the 2006 death of Nina Ingram has been reset to August by Washington County Circuit Judge Mark Lindsay. Continue reading...

Mediation planned to settle Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport runway dust-up

Officials hope mediation of a federal lawsuit will put behind them the troubled project to replace the main runway at Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. Continue reading...

Murder trials being delayed for Perez-Lopez, Cohn

A Springdale capital murder trial set to begin today in Washington County Circuit Court will be reset, and a Fayetteville cold case murder trial set for late February has a new date. Continue reading...

Murder trials being delayed for Perez-Lopez, Cohn

Subscriber onlyA Springdale capital murder trial set to begin today in Washington County Circuit Court will be reset, and a Fayetteville cold case murder trial set for late February has a new date. Continue reading...

Rogers sides talk settlement behind closed doors in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE -- Rogers City Council members and Mayor Greg Hines attended a closed-door settlement conference with a judge Friday morning related to a federal civil rights lawsuit filed against them by City Attorney Ben Lipscomb. Continue reading...

Murderer Anderson's ineffective council argument rejected

The Arkansas Supreme Court agreed Thursday with a lower court judge that convicted murderer Ricky Ray Anderson had effective attorneys when he was found guilty of stabbing his ex-girlfriend to death in her Fayetteville apartment. Continue reading...

Court allows appeal in Benton County murder case

A man serving a life sentence for his part in the 2006 murder of a Little Flock man in Lowell will be allowed to continue pursuing a federal appeal. Continue reading...

Federal judge won't turn back clock in Rogers city attorney lawsuit

FAYETTEVILLE -- A federal judge Tuesday declined to grant a preliminary injunction returning Rogers City Attorney Ben Lipscomb's duties while his case against the city goes forward. Continue reading...

Preserving open space focus of study

Subscriber onlyOpportunities to be outdoors contribute substantially to the livability and quality of life in Northwest Arkansas and regional planners want to make sure open spaces are preserved for public use as the region grows. Continue reading...

Motion seeks to have Rogers council pick new city attorney

FAYETTEVILLE -- Two Rogers residents seeking to intervene in a federal dispute between Rogers City Attorney Ben Lipscomb, Mayor Greg Hines and the city amended their complaint Friday and now want a judge to declare the office vacant. Continue reading...

Denial of juvenile's transfer eyed by appeals court

The Arkansas Court of Appeals wants to take a closer look at whether the case of a 17-year-old sentenced to 40 years in prison for beating and robbing a Springdale man should have been transferred to juvenile court. Continue reading...

Rogers' Lipscomb Opposes Intervenors In Federal Law Suit

Two Rogers residents should not be allowed to intervene in the federal court fracas between city attorney Ben Lipscomb, Mayor Greg Hines and the city, according to a court filing. Continue reading...

Musical Benches Mean Caseload Changes In Washington, Madison Counties

Subscriber onlyThe judicial landscape of the state's 4th Judicial District, which includes Washington and Madison counties, changed substantially with the new year and caseloads have been shifted to take into account one new judge and other judges taking on new responsibilities. Continue reading...

Circuit Judge Finds For University In Property Tax Case

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A circuit judge ruled Wednesday in favor of the University of Arkansas, saying the school doesn't owe taxes on some $10 million worth of real and personal property to Washington County and the Fayetteville School District. Continue reading...

Northwest Arkansas Employment Continues To Improve Overall

Subscriber onlyUnemployment in the Northwest Arkansas metro area remained at 3.9 percent in November, unchanged from October, but down significantly from a year ago, according to the latest report from the federal Bureau of Labor Standards. Continue reading...

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