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Judge puts Jackson in diversion program

Woman to be treated for mental illness instead of prosecuted on multiple charges

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE — A woman with a history of alcohol-related arrests — including killing a worker in a construction zone — has been placed in a court-ordered, five-year diversion program. Continue reading...

Jo Jackson diverted to care program

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A woman with a history of alcohol-related arrests -- including killing a worker in a construction zone -- has been placed in a court-ordered, five-year diversion program. Continue reading...

Some defendants dismissed from Duggar suit

Subscriber onlyA federal judge Friday dismissed parts of a lawsuit claiming Springdale and Washington County officials improperly released decade-old information about an investigation into Josh Duggar sexually abusing four of his sisters. Continue reading...

Some defendants dismissed but bulk of Duggar girls' lawsuit will proceed

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A federal judge Friday dismissed parts of a lawsuit claiming Springdale and Washington County officials improperly released decade-old information about an investigation into Josh Duggar sexually abusing four of his sisters. Continue reading...

Planners seek federal money to finish Bella Vista Bypass

Subscriber onlyThe Northwest Arkansas Planning Commission will apply for a federal grant to help cash-strapped Missouri finish its part of Interstate 49 around Bella Vista. Continue reading...

Planners going for federal money to finish Bella Vista Bypass

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- The Northwest Arkansas Planning Commission is taking the initiative to fill in the missing section of Interstate 49 around Bella Vista by applying for a federal grant to help cash-strapped Missouri finish its part of the project. Continue reading...

Accomplice in fatal shooting in Springdale draws 20 years

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Springdale man pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court for his role in a fatal shooting in 2015. Continue reading...

Three more arraigned in fatal Springdale shooting

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A teenager pleaded not guilty Monday in the fatal shooting of Xavier Williams in Springdale. Continue reading...

Judge considering immunity for officials in Duggar lawsuit

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A federal judge said Monday he will decide soon whether local officials should have immunity from being sued for releasing decade-old information about an investigation into the sexual abuse of four Duggar daughters by their brother, Josh. Continue reading...

Man gets 20 years in fatal Springdale drive-by

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A Springdale man pleaded guilty in Washington County Circuit Court last week for his role in a fatal drive-by shooting in 2015. Continue reading...

Plans floated to ease traffic in Fayetteville

2 options in play for I-49 interchange

Subscriber only Drivers in a few years are expected to get some relief from a major traffic bottleneck in Northwest Arkansas, but highway officials aren’t sure which option they’ll use to keep cars moving. Continue reading...

MLK bottleneck solutions floated

Officials seek public input on options

Subscriber onlyDrivers trying to turn north onto Interstate 49 from eastbound Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard are going to get some much-needed relief in a few years, but highway officials aren’t sure which option they’ll use to keep traffic moving. Continue reading...

Fisher sentenced again for Bentonville bank robbery

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A federal judge Friday shaved six months off the sentence of a man who robbed a Bentonville bank. Continue reading...

Borders found unfit to proceed in Fayetteville murder case

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man charged with first-degree murder in connection with a fatal stabbing isn't fit to proceed to trial, according to a doctor who examined him at the Arkansas State Hospital. Continue reading...

Gravette woman who stole $1 million from Benton County going to prison, ordered to pay restitution

Subscriber only A former accountant who stole $1 million from Benton County was sentenced Thursday to almost three years in federal prison and ordered to pay back both the county and the IRS. Continue reading...