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Man gets life term in slaying

30 years, $15,000 fine added for also trying to kill mother

Subscriber onlyA man convicted of killing his stepfather and trying to kill his mother was sentenced Thursday to life in prison. Continue reading...

Hill sentenced to life for fatal shooting rampage in Elkins

Subscriber onlyA man convicted of killing his stepfather and trying to kill his mother was sentenced Thursday to spend the rest of his life in prison. Continue reading...

Hill guilty of first-degree murder, attempted murder in shooting spree

Subscriber onlySamuel Robert Hill was convicted Wednesday afternoon on the lesser charges of first-degree murder for gunning down his stepfather and attempted first degree murder for trying to kill his mother. Continue reading...

Sam Hill had mental disease, doctor tells Washington County jurors

Jury begins deliberations Wednesday afternoon

Subscriber only A psychologist who examined Sam Hill told jurors hearing the murder case Tuesday she diagnosed Hill with schizophrenia and other mental diseases that made him incapable of appreciating the criminality of shooting his stepfather to death. Continue reading...

Son shot her, slew stepdad, mom testifies

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man charged with capital murder in the shooting death of his stepfather almost two years ago in rural Washington County was suffering from a mental illness, according to his attorney. Continue reading...

Sam Hill's mother describes fatal shooting to jury

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man charged with capital murder in the shooting death of his stepfather almost two years ago in rural Washington County was suffering from a mental illness, according to his attorney. Continue reading...

County gives killer, 19, to immigration agency

Subscriber onlyA Springdale teen convicted of fatally shooting another teen has been released from a juvenile jail into the custody of federal immigration services. Continue reading...

Arkansas man gets 540 years for child porn

Subscriber onlyA Washington County man with a criminal history and a conviction for possessing child pornography was sentenced Thursday to 540 years in prison, the maximum under the law. Continue reading...

Washington County man gets 540 years for child porn

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A rural Washington County man with a long criminal history and convicted of possessing child pornography was sentenced Thursday to 540 years in prison, the maximum available under the law. Continue reading...

Washington County man gets maximum sentence for child porn

FAYETTEVILLE — A rural Washington County man convicted of possessing child pornography on a computer his ex-wife gave to police was sentenced Thursday to 540 years in prison, the maximum available under the law. Continue reading...

Guilty verdict in child porn case for Fayetteville man

Subscriber onlyA Washington County man was convicted Wednesday evening of viewing or possessing 18 images of child pornography on computer hard drives. Continue reading...

Fayetteville council to consider library millage election

Subscriber onlyThe City Council agreed Tuesday to take up next week the Fayetteville Public Library's request to hold a special millage election asking taxpayers to help pay for improvement. Continue reading...

Ramos awaiting end of 48-hour ICE hold

Subscriber onlyA Springdale teen convicted last week of fatally shooting one person and wounding two others pleaded guilty Tuesday afternoon to one count of misdemeanor marijuana possession. Continue reading...

Killer jailed despite suspended sentence

Immigration agency places hold on Springdale man convicted of shooting 3

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Springdale man convicted last week of fatally shooting one person and wounding two others learned after his trial he wasn't going home. Continue reading...

Fayetteville asking residents about transportation desires

Subscriber onlyResidents started brainstorming Thursday about what the city transportation network needs to look like. Continue reading...

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