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Service at Arkansas jail converts postal mail to email

Benton County targets contraband

Subscriber onlyBENTONVILLE -- Benton County jail inmates are receiving their mail electronically, which has cut down one way drugs or any contraband gets into the facility. Continue reading...

Messaging system in Benton County Jail for inmates

Subscriber onlyBenton County Jail inmates are receiving their mail electronically, which has cut down one way drugs or any contraband gets into the facility. Continue reading...

Bentonville's City Council approves donating police cars

Subscriber onlyThe City Council decided to give three out-of-service police cars to three smaller police departments. Continue reading...

Convicted murderer linked to 1997 rape of Rogers teacher

Subscriber onlyROGERS -- An emotional police chief announced the arrest Monday of a former police officer and convicted murderer in connection with the 1997 rape of a Rogers school teacher. Continue reading...

Officers ruled justified in Gravette shooting

Subscriber only Three law enforcement officers have been cleared of wrongdoing in a Gravette man's shooting last month. Continue reading...

Deer man sentenced to seven years in prison

Subscriber onlyA Benton County Circuit Court found a Deer man guilty of sexually assaulting a woman and sentenced him to seven years in prison. Continue reading...

Criminal case over for rapper in Rogers incident

Subscriber onlyRapper Travis Scott pleaded guilty to disorderly conduct in a May incident during his concert at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion in Rogers, his attorney said Tuesday Continue reading...

Plunging for Special Olympics

Subscriber onlyHundreds of people will likely take a dip in Beaver Lake to support state athletes competing in the Special Olympics. Continue reading...

Gentry man accused of sexually abusing three girls

Subscriber onlyA Gentry man was arrested Wednesday in connection with sex crimes involving three girls. Continue reading...

Bentonville man calls 911, claims wife drove off bridge

Subscriber only A Bentonville man was arrested Thursday in connection with claiming his wife drove off the Arkansas 12 bridge. Continue reading...

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Kevin Lammers, a Benton County deputy public defender, walks in front of Grant Hardin who is being e...

Kevin Lammers, a Benton County deputy public defender, walks in front of Grant Hardin who is being escorted into court by Larry Ta...

Published: February 13, 2018

Edward Alexis Martinez-Torres (center), 22, of Springdale pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree mu...

Edward Alexis Martinez-Torres (center), 22, of Springdale pleaded guilty Thursday to first-degree murder at the Benton County cour...

Published: December 22, 2017

Charles Alan Rickman, 30, of Siloam Springs is led Friday into a courtroom at the Benton County Cour...

Charles Alan Rickman, 30, of Siloam Springs is led Friday into a courtroom at the Benton County Courthouse in Bentonville. Rickman...

Published: October 7, 2017

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Rogers police at the scene Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 where a man barri...

NWA Democrat-Gazette/TRACY NEAL Rogers police at the scene Tuesday, Aug. 29, 2017 where a man barricaded himself in a home in Rog...

Published: August 29, 2017

Patrick Malone, 20, of Garfield is escorted Tuesday by a Benton County Sheriff's Office deputy after...

Patrick Malone, 20, of Garfield is escorted Tuesday by a Benton County Sheriff's Office deputy after his court appearance in conne...

Published: August 4, 2017

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