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Springdale man wants murder case sent to juvenile court

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Lawyers for a Springdale man charged with being an accomplice to capital murder asked a Washington County circuit judge Wednesday to transfer his case to juvenile court. Continue reading...

College sued to release papers on cash tied to kickback probe

Subscriber onlyA Freedom of Information lawsuit was filed Thursday against Ecclesia College seeking documents about state money the school received. Continue reading...

Springdale bus-transit recovery is set on idle

U.S. budget lacks funding, exec says

Subscriber onlyThe congressional budget impasse is holding up money needed to begin replacing Ozark Regional Transit's bus fleet, Executive Director Joel Gardner told his board of directors Thursday. Continue reading...

XNA officials scrambling for interim parking space

Subscriber onlyRegional airport officials tackled several parking issues Wednesday in hopes of easing the expected crunch while a parking deck is being built. Continue reading...

Group sees racial disparity in criminal sentencing

Subscriber only A study of Arkansas' death row and data from several counties indicates African Americans are twice as likely to be charged with capital murder and receive the death penalty than white defendants and about as likely to get a longer prison term for other crimes and a group seeking change says it's not a matter of chance. Continue reading...

Rogers man pleads innocent in Fayetteville bank robbery

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man accused with three others of robbing a bank pleaded innocent Monday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

I-49 ponds built to aid cave fish

Subscriber onlyLOWELL -- A series of ponds being built along Interstate 49 near Lowell aren't for fishing but rather to protect the blind Ozark cave fish and other sensitive, threatened or endangered creatures living in the Cave Springs recharge area, according to state highway officials. Continue reading...

Ponds aim to protect threatened species in Cave Springs

Subscriber onlyA series of ponds being built along Interstate 49 near Lowell aren't for fishing but rather to protect the blind Ozark cave fish and other sensitive, threatened or endangered creatures living in the Cave Springs recharge area, according to state highway officials. Continue reading...

In motel stabbing, teen's plea is guilty

Springdale clash left man, 21, dead

Subscriber onlyA Rogers teen pleaded guilty Friday to fatally stabbing a young man during a fight last year at a Springdale motel. Continue reading...

Rogers teen pleads guilty to murder in Springdale motel case

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Rogers teen pleaded guilty Friday to fatally stabbing a young man during a fight last year at a Springdale motel. Continue reading...

Fayetteville's Davis fit for trial in wife's killing

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man charged with being an accomplice to the killing of his wife is mentally fit to proceed, according to doctors at the Arkansas State Hospital. Continue reading...

Judge in Arkansas issues order to jail cyberstalker after new accusations

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Virginia man, who was ordered last fall to have no more contact with a woman he had pleaded guilty to cyberstalking, was ordered jailed Jan. 23 by a federal judge in Fayetteville, accused of again harassing the woman on social media. Continue reading...

Regional Transit given buses and a shot at emergency dollars

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- The University of Arkansas gave two buses to Ozark Regional Transit and officials declared an emergency to allow the transit provider to apply for emergency federal transportation money to replace at least some of the bus fleet lost in a fire three weeks ago. Continue reading...

University of Arkansas gives ORT two buses to help replace fleet

The University of Arkansas gave two buses to Ozark Regional Transit and local officials declared an emergency that should allow the transit provider to apply for emergency federal transportation money to replace at least some of the bus fleet lost in a fire three weeks ago. Continue reading...

Tennessee man pleads to sexual extortion using stolen phone

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Tennessee man pleaded guilty in federal court Wednesday to attempting to produce child pornography by using a stolen cellphone to extort a Florida teen. Continue reading...

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