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    Body Recovered At Beaver Lake, Authorities Looking At Second Possible Drowning

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – The body of a man who drowned on Monday (Sept. 1) at Beaver Lake in rural Benton County has been recovered, but authorities are now investigating a second possible drowning at another location, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Office. The body recovered was that of a 21-year-old man who was diving off a bluff into about 70-100 feet of water at about 5 p.m., officials said. When he went under and did not resurface, his friends phoned 911 […]

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    Power Outages Reported In Benton County

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – An equipment failure on a utility pole knocked out power for 692 customers in Benton County on Monday afternoon (Sept. 1), according to Southwestern Electric Power Co. Power was expected to be restored by 7:30 p.m., officials said. In total, SWEPCO has 20,753 customers in Benton County, which means the outage on Sept. 1 left about 3.3 percent temporarily without power.  

  • VIDEO: Auburn’s Ball Boy Is Really Fast

    Auburn’s ball boy was able to keep up with Melvin Ray as he ran a 49-yard touchdown in last Saturday’s game against the Razorbacks. Watch the video above, and see just how quick he is.

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    SUV Hits School Bus in Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – One person was ticketed after rear-ending a school bus in Fort Smith. According to Fort Smith dispatchers, the call came in at 7:45 a.m. Friday (August 29) that a car hit a school bus near South 66th Street and Fresno. Authorities on scene said a green SUV rear-ended the bus while it was stopped at a stop sign. The bus was carrying students at the time of the accident, according to police. No injuries were reported. […]

  • High Five: Mercy Hospital Opens Special Clinic For Labor Day Weekend

    (KFSM) – Mercy Hospital opened a special care clinic for the Labor Day weekend so people with medical problems don’t necessarily have to visit the emergency room. OnlyInArk.com presented by First Security is the proud sponsor of High Five. Do you have a story idea that would make a perfect High Five segment?  We want to hear about it.  Submit your story here, and it could be featured on 5NEWS High Five!

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    Interactive Adventure Arkansas Map

    Click here to view a map of places 5NEWS Meteorologist Tyler Southard has been with Adventure Arkansas. See below for the latest Adventure Arkansas segments, brought to you by Adventure Subaru!

  • Adventure Arkansas: Terra Studios

    This week's Adventure Arkansas is at a spot where the real world folds into a fairytale. The weird and wacky are plentiful, and the creative spirit runs wild!

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    Brad Pitt And Angelina Jolie Are Married

    CBS News – Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt have made it official. A spokesman for the couple told the Associated Press they married on Saturday in Chateau Miraval, France. Jolie, 39, and Pitt, 50, wed Saturday in a small chapel in a private ceremony attended by family and friends. In advance of the nondenominational civil ceremony, Pitt and Jolie obtained a marriage license from a local California judge. The judge also conducted the ceremony in France. The couple’s six children […]

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    Thursday Traffic Updates and Construction Delays

    Northwest Arkansas (KFSM) : I-49-  Traffic maps show significant slowdowns on I-49 NB Near Pinnacle Hills Parkway. Traffic will be reduced to one lane from Hwy 71B (Exit 93) to Hwy 72 (Exit 88).  The closures will take place from 9:00 am- 3:00 pm until Thursday, August 28th. Fayetteville- Armstrong Ave. – Stone Bridge Road will see delays in construction zones while crews widen State Highway 16 from two lanes to four lanes with sidewalks and bike lanes. Traffic signals will be […]

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    Texas Brewer Invents 99-Pack Of Beer

    CBS News – For all those events where a six-pack, or even a 12-pack, isn’t enough, a Texas brewery will soon start selling a 99-pack of beer. Austin Beerworks unveiled its 99-pack this week as part of a social media marketing campaign for its Peacemaker Anytime Ale. A video the company published on YouTube promises “99 beers for $99 bucks. Get ‘em while you can. And good luck getting them home. You’re going to need to bring a friend.” The […]

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    Utah Woman Dumps Her Day-Old Baby Girl In Trash Can, Police Say

    CBS News – A Utah woman accused of dumping her day-old baby in a neighbor’s trash can told police she was afraid to tell her parents about the pregnancy and hoped the newborn’s death would solve her problems, a probable cause statement shows. Alicia Marie Englert, 23, was arrested Tuesday on suspicion of attempted murder. The baby girl was in critical condition at a Salt Lake City hospital on a ventilator and fighting for her life, authorities said. The mother […]

  • High Five: ALS Caretakers Take Ice Bucket Challenge

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – One group of caretakers is aware of just how important it is to find a cure for ALS since they help care for a man who has the disease. OnlyInArk.com presented by First Security is the proud sponsor of High Five. Do you have a story idea that would make a perfect High Five segment?  We want to hear about it.  Submit your story here, and it could be featured on 5NEWS High Five!

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