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Hearing delayed on teens' request to transfer cases

posted: 01/21/2017 3:19 a.m. Discuss

A judge on Friday delayed until next month a hearing on three teenagers' request to transfer their murder cases from adult to juvenile court after their lawyers said they would need a week or more to present arguments.

Fort Smith School Board awards bid to repair Southside High School roof

posted: 01/20/2017 1:01 a.m. Discuss

The School Board is scheduled to vote Monday on awarding a nearly $1.4 million contract to repair the roofs at Southside High School.

Four plead not guilty to Fort Smith murder

posted: 01/19/2017 1:09 a.m. Discuss

Three men and a boy charged in last weekend's shooting of a man who, according to court records, they claimed had disrespected their gang pleaded not guilty to murder charges Wednesday.

Man charged with negligent homicide

posted: 01/18/2017 1:05 a.m. Discuss

A New Jersey man arrested last week in the death of an 84-year-old woman pleaded not guilty Tuesday in Crawford County Circuit Court to a felony charge of negligent homicide and of driving while intoxicated.

Four charged in death of Fort Smith man

posted: 01/18/2017 1:03 a.m. Discuss

Three men and a teen shot and killed a man last weekend, firing more than 30 rounds into the travel trailer because they believe the dead man disrespected their gang, police said in court documents filed Tuesday.

5 teens arrested in man's gun death; 33 shots fired at Arkansas home

posted: 01/17/2017 5:45 a.m. Comments 6

FORT SMITH -- Three men, a woman and a teenage boy have been arrested on charges in the investigation of a fatal shooting last weekend.

Arkansas teen faces trial for bank robbery

posted: 01/14/2017 2:32 a.m. Comment 1

A man who federal officials say robbed a bank in Eureka Springs and made his escape in a taxi pleaded innocent to the charge Friday and faces trial in March.

Mental review sought for Arkansas man accused of fatally beating sleeping man with ax handle

posted: 01/13/2017 5:45 a.m. Discuss

The attorney for a man scheduled to go on trial in 10 days on a capital murder charge in Van Buren is asking for a mental evaluation of his client, saying he may not be fit to stand trial.

Water leak empties offices at courthouse

posted: 01/13/2017 2:40 a.m. Discuss

Flooding from a pinhole leak in a waterline was responsible for the closure Monday of the offices for the Sebastian County assessor, collector and treasurer as cleanup began and insurance adjusters assessed the damage.

New chief starts Fort Smith duty

posted: 01/13/2017 2:37 a.m. Discuss

Nathaniel Clark called his first day as the city's police chief intriguing.






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