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Witness: Arkansas man cut off part of her leg, said he'd blame it on dogs

Subscriber onlyA woman testified Thursday against the man she says repeatedly raped her and cut off a portion of her leg. Continue reading...

Trial starts for Springdale man charged in rape, attempted murder

Subscriber only Jury selection began Wednesday for a man on trial for attempted murder who police said told a woman he would blame her dogs if she died. Continue reading...

Body identified as missing Arkansas woman; 2nd body believed to be her young daughter

Subscriber onlyAuthorities believe a pair of bodies found over the weekend are a missing woman and her young daughter, according to a news release. Continue reading...

Amazon objects to turning over device data in Bentonville murder case

Subscriber onlyAmazon is resisting a request from the Bentonville Police Department for information from a smart device that may be evidence in a 2015 murder case. Continue reading...

Body found Saturday identified as missing Siloam Springs woman

Positive identification on second set of remains is pending

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Authorities believe a pair of bodies found this weekend is a missing mother and her young daughter, according to a news release. Continue reading...

Ex-Arkansas sheriff's deputy faces new charge in sexual assault of teen girl

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- A former Benton County sheriff's deputy was charged with another count of sexually assaulting a teenage girl, accused of frisking her during traffic stops in 2015, according to court documents. Continue reading...

Arkansas man gets 12 years in assault case

Subscriber onlyA Siloam Springs man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to several charges. Continue reading...

Former Arkansas deputy accused of putting false information in arrest affidavit

Subscriber onlyA judge dismissed a felony fleeing charge last week after prosecutors were made aware a part-time Benton County Sheriff's Office deputy made false statements in a probable cause affidavit. Continue reading...

Former Benton County deputy faces additional felony charge

Subscriber only A former Benton County Sheriff's Office deputy is accused of sexually assaulting a girl while he frisked her during traffic stops in 2015. Continue reading...

Siloam Springs man sentenced to 12 years in prison

Subscriber only A Siloam Springs man was sentenced to 12 years in prison Thursday after pleading guilty to a list of charges including one involving throwing an ax at his mother. Continue reading...

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Scott Stober pleaded guilty Monday to stealing from Benton County while he worked there as an admini...

Scott Stober pleaded guilty Monday to stealing from Benton County while he worked there as an administrator.

Published: July 21, 2014

Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning  by a sheriff's deputy to a pa...

Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning by a sheriff's deputy to a patrol car after a hearing in hi...

Published: January 18, 2014

Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning  by a sheriff's deputy to a pa...

Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning by a sheriff's deputy to a patrol car after a hearing in hi...

Published: January 17, 2014

Paul Martinez, a Benton County sheriff's deputy, escorts Perry Davis to a patrol car following a hea...

Paul Martinez, a Benton County sheriff's deputy, escorts Perry Davis to a patrol car following a hearing in Davis' murder case.

Published: November 1, 2013

Firefighters at the scene of a July 24th fire at 11888 Malone Road.  The abandoned house was destroy...

Firefighters at the scene of a July 24th fire at 11888 Malone Road. The abandoned house was destroyed, but other firefighters nea...

Published: September 15, 2013

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