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Fort Smith shooting suspect arrested

posted: 08/29/2015 1:07 a.m. Discuss

FORT SMITH -- The suspect in a shooting Thursday was arrested without incident Friday morning after a passer-by notified police to his location.

Railroad crossing fray goes to judge

posted: 08/29/2015 1:07 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- A federal judge will decide whether removing a Union Pacific crossing in downtown Ozark was legal and whether restoring it would unduly disrupt the railroad's operations.

Griffin challenges Bridges for Rogers judge seat

posted: 08/29/2015 1:07 a.m. Discuss

ROGERS -- Staff attorney Chris Griffin announced Friday he'll challenge incumbent Judge Paul Bridges for his seat in Rogers District Court.

Fayetteville hires communications, HR directors

posted: 08/29/2015 1:06 a.m. Discuss

FAYETTEVILLE -- The city has made two major hires this summer.

Three Benton County candidates line up to run for sheriff

posted: 08/29/2015 1:06 a.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- Three men so far plan to try and replace Sheriff Kelley Cradduck as Benton County sheriff in next year's election.

Fayetteville man finally awarded Bronze Star for Vietnam service

posted: 08/29/2015 1:06 a.m. Discuss

ROGERS -- Spec. Bob Rodweller of Fayetteville officially received a Bronze Star on Friday from 3rd District Rep. Steve Womack, R-Rogers, after spending three years documenting the events that led to the honor.

Bentonville bank robbed, police say

posted: 08/29/2015 1:05 a.m. Discuss

BENTONVILLE -- Police believe a man robbed the First Security Bank on East Central Avenue and then discarded some of his clothes nearby.

NWA Public Meetings

posted: 08/29/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Monday, 8 a.m.: Springdale Airport Commission -- City Council Chambers, City Administration Building, 201 Spring St.

NWA Records

posted: 08/29/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Sara Lynn Brookshire, 27, 1905 Dewey St. in Galena, Kan., was arrested Friday in connection with financial identity fraud.

Campus-boss search group has new chief

posted: 08/28/2015 4:27 a.m. Discuss

The University of Arkansas at Fayetteville's associate vice chancellor for university relations will now head the search committee for a new campus leader.

Man who filmed sex act gets probation

posted: 08/28/2015 4:15 a.m. Discuss

A Siloam Springs man was placed on probation for 10 years after he admitted to filming a sex act involving a girl.

Fort Smith police seek 1 in shooting

posted: 08/28/2015 3:45 a.m. Discuss

Fort Smith police on Thursday were looking for an 18-year-old man suspected of shooting another man several times during an argument, police said.

NWA Records

posted: 08/28/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

Sean Louis Rasmusen, 26, of 15637 Lakeview Drive in Lowell was arrested Thursday in connection with a felony parole violation, two counts of possession of a controlled substance, possession of drug paraphernalia, fleeing by vehicle, no proof of insurance, failure to register and driving while license suspended or revoked pursuant to omnibus DWI Act.

Film festival to return in 2016

posted: 08/28/2015 1 a.m. Discuss

The second Bentonville Film Festival will be May 3-8 next year, officials announced Thursday.

Water district approves 2016 budget

posted: 08/28/2015 12:41 a.m. Discuss

LOWELL -- The Beaver Water District approved a $24.2 million budget for 2016 during a meeting Thursday. The water district's fiscal year begins Oct. 1.





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