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Victim sues to block release of Fayetteville School District's Wendt documents

Subscriber onlyThe woman who was the target of sexual harassment by fired Fayetteville Schools Superintendent Matthew Wendt has sued to block release of related documents requested under the state's Freedom of Information Act, saying her personal privacy should outweigh the public's right to know. Continue reading...

Open space plan gets cool reception in Washington County

Subscriber only A plan to preserve green space in the region suffered a second blow when a Washington County committee refused to endorse a tax increase to pay for it. Continue reading...

Story sentenced for $1.2 million theft from Farmington

Subscriber onlyA former Farmington district court clerk who stole more than more than $1 million from the city was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday and ordered to pay restitution. Continue reading...

Story sentenced for $1.2 million theft from Farmington

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A former Farmington district court clerk who stole more than more than $1 million from the city over several years was sentenced to federal prison Wednesday and ordered to pay restitution. Continue reading...

Washington County employees dismissed from hiring lawsuit

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County Judge Joseph Wood and six employees named in a lawsuit over county hiring practices are being dismissed in their individual capacities. Continue reading...

Public input sought for Northwest Arkansas transportation projects

Subscriber onlySPRINGDALE -- Regional planners hosted a public forum Thursday to exchange ideas and discuss which transportation projects will be done in Northwest Arkansas through 2022. Continue reading...

Former Arkansas murder suspect sues authorities, says investigation botched

Subscriber only A man who spent three years in jail charged with capital murder and facing the death penalty before the charges were dropped has sued Fayetteville police and state Crime Laboratory employees in federal court, saying the cold case investigation was botched and police misled prosecutors and judges. Continue reading...

Convicted murderer Segerstrom denied parole

Subscriber only Christopher Segerstrom, who murdered a 4-year-old girl more than 30 years ago, was denied parole Tuesday. Continue reading...

Cold case arrest and release in Ingram murder case spawns lawsuit against Fayetteville police

Subscriber onlyRico Tavarous Cohn, who spent three years in jail before prosecutors dropped the charges against him, has sued Fayetteville police alleging they botched the investigation and misled prosecutors and judges. Continue reading...

Washington County Bar Association agrees to back new judge request

Subscriber onlyWashington County Bar Association members voted Monday to support an attempt to get another circuit court judge for the 4th Judicial District, which includes Washington and Madison counties. Continue reading...

Man charged in Fayetteville beating a no-show for trial

Subscriber onlyA man set for trial in connection with a late-night robbery and beating near Dickson Street last summer was a no-show for his trial Wednesday in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

Man charged in Fayetteville beating a no-show for trial

Subscriber onlyFAYETTEVILLE -- A man set for trial in connection with a late-night robbery and beating near Dickson Street last summer was a no-show for his trial today in Washington County Circuit Court. Continue reading...

XNA directors share wishes with terminal designers

Subscriber onlyThe 20-year-old terminal building at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport will be getting a makeover in the next couple of years. Continue reading...

XNA parking deck expected to open in August

Company official: Project expected to come in under budget

Subscriber onlyThe new parking deck at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport is on pace to open in early August, operations committee members were told Wednesday. Continue reading...

Bypass lacks federal money to be finished

$32.4 million grant request among state projects denied

Subscriber onlyIt appears Northwest Arkansas won’t be getting a federal grant to finish the missing section of the Bella Vista Bypass. Continue reading...