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Springdale teen slew defensively, jury hears

But prosecutors say gunfire excessive

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Defense attorneys say a Springdale teen charged with first-degree murder and two counts of battery regarding a shooting in March 2015 was acting in self-defense, but prosecutors say he went too far. Continue reading...

Jury seated in trial of Springdale teen accused of murder

FAYETTEVILLE — A jury has been seated in the trial of a Springdale teenager charged with first-degree murder and two counts of battery related to a fatal shooting in March 2015 that killed one teen and injured two other young people, Springdale police said. Continue reading...

Ozark Regional Transit applying for federal grants for facility

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Ozark Regional Transit will try to get federal money to build a compressed natural gas fueling station and add more natural-gas-powered vehicles to its fleet. Continue reading...

Man accused of bomb threat at Fayetteville federal building pleads not guilty

FAYETTEVILLE — A man who police say shattered a storefront window in downtown Fayetteville and threatened to bomb the federal building pleaded not guilty Friday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Accused Springdale shooter wants transfer to juvenile court

Subscriber only An 18-year-old Springdale teen charged with attempted capital murder related to a shooting near Springdale High School last summer is asking for his case to be transferred to juvenile court. Continue reading...

Springdale 18-year-old charged with attempted capital murder wants transfer to juvenile court

FAYETTEVILLE — An 18-year-old Springdale man charged with attempted capital murder related to a shooting near Springdale High School last summer is asking for his case to be transferred to juvenile court. Continue reading...

Doctors say Jackson missed mental exam

Subscriber onlyA woman with a history of alcohol-related arrests missed a scheduled mental examination in December, according to court filings. Continue reading...

Scott guilty of robbing man killed at motel

Subscriber onlyWashington County prosecutors closed the books Wednesday on a case involving the robbery and fatal stabbing of a Springdale man at a Fayetteville motel in 2014. Continue reading...

Woman gets jail time, probation in fatal hit-and-run

Subscriber onlyA Springdale woman was sentenced to jail time and probation Tuesday for leaving the scene of an accident in September that left a male pedestrian dead and a woman injured. Continue reading...

Accused shooter in motel standoff fit for trial, report shows

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man police say shot at an officer during a standoff at a motel doesn't suffer from a mental disease or defect but did likely experience a major depressive disorder, according to a mental examination at the Arkansas State Hospital. Continue reading...

Trial date set for man charged in fatal Springdale drive-by

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Springdale man police say was one of four involved in a fatal shooting last year has been set for a five-day jury trial in September. Continue reading...

Eight arraigned in check fraud scheme

Subscriber only Eight people from Georgia who police say enlisted homeless people to cash forged checks were arraigned Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Fort Smith man pleads guilty to credit union holdup

Subscriber only A Fort Smith man pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing a Fayetteville credit union last year. Continue reading...

Fort Smith man sentenced for Fayetteville bank robbery

FAYETTEVILLE —A Fort Smith man pleaded guilty Wednesday to robbing a Fayetteville credit union last year. Continue reading...

Hill attorney seeks added jury instruction in murder case

Subscriber onlyThe attorney for a man charged with capital murder in the shooting death of his father in rural Washington County is asking that jurors be given more sentencing options if the case goes to trial. Continue reading...

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