Back to Tracy's profile

Stories by Tracy Neal

RSS

Testing backlog slowing up cases; all sides hoping Northwest Arkansas crime lab will help

Subscriber onlyA plan for a Crime Laboratory office in Lowell is raising hopes that its opening next year will speed up the wheels of justice, not just in Northwest Arkansas, but around the state, especially in drug cases. Continue reading...

Foreclosure seeks land bought by Arkansas college linked to corruption case

Subscriber onlyEcclesia College faces foreclosure on land at the center of a federal corruption investigation. E.C. Funding LLC, a newly formed Rogers investment firm, filed a foreclosure lawsuit Thursday in Benton County Circuit Court against the private Christian college that seeks more that $1.8 million. The investment firm claims that Ecclesia defaulted on two loans for which a majority of the 240 acres it owns was put up as collateral, according to court documents. Continue reading...

Bond set at $300,000 for Rogers man accused of sexually assaulting children at preschool

Subscriber onlyA former day care worker who is accused of sexually assaulting three children has a history of inappropriate activity with children while working at jobs in two other states, according to court documents. Continue reading...

Benton County wants additional circuit judge

Subscriber only Benton County is seeking a seventh circuit judge to handle an increasing caseload, Circuit Judge Doug Schrantz said. Continue reading...

December trial set in rape of teacher at church in '97

Subscriber onlyA judge has set a Dec. 11 trial date for a convicted killer accused of the 1997 rape of a Rogers schoolteacher. Continue reading...

Prairie Grove's Sullivan sentenced to eight years in prison

Subscriber onlyA Prairie Grove woman was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday after a judge revoked the probation she was given for causing her child's death. Continue reading...

December jury trial scheduled in Hardin case

Subscriber onlyA judge Monday set a Dec. 11 trial date for a convicted killer accused of the 1997 rape of a Rogers school teacher. Continue reading...

Former Arkansas sheriff arrested in assault

Cradduck, 47, booked into Benton County jail; no bail set

Subscriber onlyFormer Benton County Sheriff Kelley Cradduck was arrested Sunday in connection with misdemeanor assault. Continue reading...

Judge orders Gentry man to undergo mental evaulation

Subscriber onlyA judge today ordered Donald Allen Adams to undergo a mental evaluation to determine his fitness to stand trial on charges he sexually abused two girls. Continue reading...

Man barricaded in house surrenders, is in Rogers police custody

Subscriber onlyRogers police have blocked off streets near downtown in response to a person barricading himself or herself into a house. Continue reading...

Sheriff's detective admits to sharing inappropriate messages with informant in murder case

Subscriber onlyA Benton County Sheriff's Office detective admitted to sharing inappropriate text messages and photographs with a confidential informant in 2014 but denied any sexual contact with her. Continue reading...

Springdale woman admits fraud in adoption case

Subscriber onlyA Springdale woman was placed on eight years of probation for defrauding a couple who wanted to adopt her baby. Continue reading...

Arkansas jail's pay-to-visit plan panned

Benton County shift to video worries inmates’ kin, ACLU

Subscriber onlyMari Vought prefers to go and visit her son in the Benton County jail and doesn't want to chat with him on a video screen. Continue reading...

Westbrook sentenced to 20 years in prison for sexual assault

Subscriber onlyA Springdale man was sentenced to 20 years in prison after admitting to sexually assaulting two girls. Continue reading...

Plea of innocent entered in fatality

Hearing held in daughter’s death

Subscriber only A Springdale woman pleaded innocent Monday to negligent homicide in the vehicle crash that killed her daughter. Continue reading...