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    HB 1228 Passes House, Heads To Governor’s Desk

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – HB 1228 passed the Arkansas House of Representatives on Tuesday afternoon, and it is now headed for Governor Asa Hutchinson’s desk for signature. If signed by Gov. Hutchinson, it could make Arkansas the second state to pass religious protections in 2015. He said publicly that if it made it to his desk, he would sign it. The bill would prevent state and local governments from infringing upon someone’s religious beliefs without a “compelling” interest. Opponents of […]

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    Utah Man Arrested After Damaging Over 30 Headstones So Dead Could Be ‘Resurrected’

    UTAH (KSTU) – A man is in custody after allegedly damaging more than 30 headstones because he thought it would make it easier for the deceased to be “resurrected,” according to police. Payson Police Lt. Bill Wright said 36-year-old Spencer Robinson was arrested after knocking over more than 30 graves stones at the Payson City Cemetery Monday night (March 30). According to the cemetery, some of the damaged stones are more than 100 years old and may not be replaced. Police […]

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    Severe Thunderstorm Watch Issued For Arkansas, Oklahoma Counties

    (KFSM) – A severe thunderstorm watch has been issued for multiple Arkansas and Oklahoma counties, according to the National Weather Service. The following counties in Oklahoma are under the watch, Haskell, Latimer, LeFlore and Sequoyah. In Arkansas, Crawford, Franklin and Sebastian counties are under the watch. The watch will not expire until 10 p.m., according to the National Weather Service.

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    Texas Woman Leaves Child In Dumpster For Hours, Authorities Say

    CNN – A Texas mother faces charges of abandoning her seven-year-old daughter after telling her to get into a dumpster where she spent the night by herself, police say. Surveillance video shows the two checking into a spa on Saturday (March 28). After 9:15 p.m. that same evening, the manager of the spa said the mother was intoxicated, and the two left the spa. An arrest report states that the mother and daughter were walking near a wooded area and […]

  • Miguel A. Fuentes

    Man Gets Five Years Probation For Failure To Register As Sex Offender

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – A Rogers man pleaded guilty to failure to register as a sex offender on Tuesday (March 31) and received five years probation, according to court records. Miguel A. Fuentes, 25, accepted a plea deal and was ordered to pay court costs in the amount of $1,620 at a rate of $55 per month, authorities said. On Aug. 4, 2014, Rogers police were notified of Fuentes’ delinquent verification of residency status, according to an arrest report. Fuentes […]

  • Healthwatch: Fiber in Cereal

    A new study concludes that people who eat certain types of cereal live longer than those who do not. The important ingredient? Fiber.

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    Stupid Pet Tricks 2015 Local Audition

    David Letterman, the longest tenured late night talk show host (at more than 32 years) will host his final broadcast of “Late Show” on May 20, 2015. KFSM will be joining CBS in wishing him well and giving local fans a last opportunity to audition for the “Stupid Pet Tricks” segment.

  • BART HESTER

    Fayetteville Business Owner Showing Support For Religion Bill

    FAYETTEVILLE (KTHV)–Fayetteville attorney Travis Story is a proud business owner and supporter of controversial House Bill 1228. “The opponents of 1228 would have you say it’s discriminatory but it’s not discriminatory against a protected class,” said Story, who also says he’s had gay clients in the past. “We’ve happily served them and would do so again. The issue is I’m not for having the government or any entity force me as a business owner to do any particular item.” Story […]

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    Tipping For Services Is On The Rise

    CBS News – It used to be that tips were reserved for sit-down restaurants, where the bills would include a line for customers to write in their tips for their waitstaff. But with the advent of mobile payment services such as Apple Pay, the cash tip jar is getting shelved at restaurants where counter service is the norm. Customers are increasingly asked to choose a tip amount to add to their payment, which is driving up tipping at even bare-boned […]

  • TORNADO

    “Tornado Touching Down!” Terrified Residents Relay Tornado To Dispatch Through 911 Calls

    MOORE, OKLAHOMA (KFOR)– As a tornado barreled through southwest Oklahoma City and into the city limits of Moore, many residents were shocked by what was happening. The Moore Police Department was flooded with phone calls for help and information. The tornado touched down on March 25th, destroying businesses and homes in the area. In all, 33 homes were destroyed in Moore. Several schools suffered damage from the storm. Amazingly, no one was killed. However, several people experienced minor injuries. To […]

  • Jason Henry

    Former Razorback Known By Pimp Name “Allstar” Released From Jail On Bond

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Former Razorback basketball player Jason Henry, who goes by the pimp name “Allstar,” was released on bond Monday (March 30) night after being booked Sunday on suspicion of human trafficking and other sex crimes, jail records show. Jason Henry, 26, of West Memphis was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on March 29 at 8:40 p.m. and faces charges of human trafficking, commercial sex acts, second-degree promoting prostitution and first-degree sexual assault, according to jail records. […]

  • Jessyca Hoskins

    Fayetteville Woman Introduces Minor To Prostitution Through Pimp Named Allstar, Police Say

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Fayetteville police arrested a woman on suspicion of introducing a 14-year-old girl to prostitution through a pimp named “Allstar” and filming the victim having sex with an adult male, authorities say. Jessyca Hoskins, 26, of Fayetteville was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on March 27 at 2:57 p.m., jail records state. Those same records also state she faces charges  distributing, possessing or viewing child pornography, computer exploitation of a child and more. On March 22, […]

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