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No criminal charges in Cave Springs audit

Prosecutors will not file criminal charges in connection with financial issues found in a legislative audit of Cave Springs.

Rogers couple facing perjury charges over court order

A Rogers couple faces perjury charges after telling the court their pit bull was dead when it wasn't, according to court documents.

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Rogers man gets 28 years in grandmother's beating

BENTONVILLE -- A Rogers man was sentenced to 28 years in prison Thursday for robbing and pistol-whipping his grandmother.

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Judge sentences Centerton sex offender on new conviction

A judge Wednesday sentenced a sex offender to 20 years in prison for a new conviction of attempted sexual assault.

Arkansas teen gets 20 years for holdups

BENTONVILLE — A judge sentenced a Bentonville teenager to 20 years in prison Thursday for his role in the robberies of two Dollar General stores.

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Language, law meet in court

Interpreters worry about fairest sentence of their own

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County Circuit Judge Tom Smith remembers occasionally seeing interpreters in court when he started working as a lawyer in Benton County in 1995. Now he uses translators in his courtroom at least three times a week.

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Northwest Arkansas diversity creates need for court interpreters

Benton County Circuit Judge Tom Smith remembers occasionally seeing interpreters in court when he started working as a lawyer in Benton County in 1995. Now he uses translators in his courtroom at least three times a week.

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Store robber gets 20 years in prison

BENTONVILLE — A judge sentenced a Benton-ville teen to 20 years in prison Thursday for his role in the robberies of two Dollar General stores.

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Rogers woman pleads not guilty in manslaughter case

BENTONVILLE -- A Rogers babysitter pleaded not guilty Thursday to a felony manslaughter charge in the death of an 8-month-old girl.

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Woman pleads not guilty in manslaughter case

BENTONVILLE - A Rogers babysitter pleaded not guilty to a manslaughter charge she faces in death of an 8-month-old girl she was watching.

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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

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 2, 2017

NWA DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE/TRACY M. NEAL Patrick Malone, 20, of Garfield was arrested Monday in connection...

NWA DEMOCRAT-GAZETTE/TRACY M. NEAL Patrick Malone, 20, of Garfield was arrested Monday in connection with capital murder. He is ac...

Published: August 1, 2017

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