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  • Teen Found In Fayetteville After Escaping Detention Facility In Alexander

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A teenager who escaped from the Arkansas Juvenile Assessment and Treatment Center was found in Fayetteville early Wednesday morning (July 19). The 17-year-old allegedly climbed a razor-wire topped fence and rain from the center in Alexander at about 6 p.m. Tuesday (July 18). The teen and another youth ran as a staff member unlocked the dorms as they were returning from dinner. The other youth was found on campus. The teen was apprehended around 1:30 a.m. in […]

  • Centerton Man Turns Himself In After Escaping Police Car Following Arrest

    CENTERTON (KFSM) — A man in Centerton turned himself into police after fleeing from custody on July 14, according to the Centerton Police Department. Centerton police found a suspicious vehicle stopped at the intersection of Coopers Farm and Sienna. Police said Kenneth Smith, 37, was showing signs of intoxication and was placed under arrest. Smith was put into the patrol vehicle where he was able to slip his handcuffs under his legs and to the front of his body. He […]

  • Back To School Dates

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — As summer is winding down, it’s time to get ready to head back to school. Check your school to see when you or your kid will be heading back to class. Alma Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 14 Bentonville Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 14 Farmington Public Schools: Wednesday, Aug. 16 Fayetteville Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 14 Fort Smith Public Schools: Tuesday, Aug. 15 Gravette Public Schools: Monday, Aug. 14 Greenwood School District: Monday, Aug. 14 Lincoln Public Schools: […]

  • North Little Rock Man Faces 300 Years In Prison For Child Porn Charges

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A North Little Rock man faces up to 300 years in prison after being convicted Tuesday (July 18) on more than two dozen child pornography charges, according to Attorney General Leslie Rutledge. David Wayne Davis, 64, was found guilty by Pulaski County Circuit Judge Wendell Griffen of 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving children, Rutledge said. Davis is free on $25,000 bail until sentencing, which is scheduled for Sept. 11. […]

  • Elkins Man Sentenced On Child Porn Charge

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — An Elkins man was sentenced Tuesday (July 18) to roughly 5 years in federal prison followed by 10 years of supervised release for possession of child pornography, according to federal court documents. George Hagadone, 52, pleaded guilty on March 31 in U.S. District Court to one count of possession of child pornography. Hagadone also will be required to register as a sex offender following his prison sentence. In June 2016, agents with Homeland Security Investigations discovered a computer […]

  • Northbound Lanes Of I-49 Reopen After Multiple-Car Accident In Fayetteville Near Wedington Exit

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Northbound traffic on Interstate 49 in Fayetteville near Exit 64 (Wedington Drive) was temporarily blocked on Wednesday morning (July 19) after an accident with injury, according to Arkansas State Police. There were multiple vehicles involved in the accident and several crews are working the scene including Arkansas State Police and Fayetteville Fire Department. Police advised drivers avoid this area until the road is clear. Both lanes were reopened shortly after 8:30 a.m. We see at least 4 […]

  • Two Fort Smith Churches Broken Into, Vandalized

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Pastors at two Fort Smith churches woke up on Friday (July 14) to find that their churches had been broken into. Pastor Charles Armour of Faith United Methodist reported that a library window had been broken out, and that glass was thrown into the yard of the Massard Road property, according to an incident report. Armour told officers that more than $1,000 was missing from his desk, and a computer tower and a Keurig coffee machine were […]

  • First Person Charged In Connection To Little Rock Nightclub Shooting

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — The first person has been charged in connection to the Power Ultra Lounge shooting in Little Rock on July 1, CBS affiliate THV11 reports. At least 28 people were injured in the shooting. Kentrell D. Gwynn was charged on Tuesday (July 18). Gwynn is the bodyguard for Rickey Hampton, who is also known as rapper Finese 2Tymes. U.S. Attorney Patrick Harris released the following statement about the charges: “With gun violence continuing to rise in our communities, […]

  • Fayetteville Man Pleads Not Guilty to Kidnapping, Rape Charges

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Fayetteville man has pleaded not guilty to allegations he kidnapped his girlfriend and then beat and raped her while holding her at his home,  according to Washington County Circuit Court documents. Reed Adam Cook, 40, is charged with rape, second-degree battery, kidnapping and first-degree terroristic threatening, all felonies. His trial is set for Aug. 4 in Judge Mark Lindsay’s courtroom. Cook used a phone to track his girlfriend’s location on Dickson Street, where he abducted her from […]

  • Springdale Man Pleads Guilty To Child Porn Charge

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Springdale man indicted on child pornography charges pleaded guilty Monday (July 17) to online enticement of  a minor in order to have four other counts dismissed, according to federal court documents. A federal grand jury in December indicted Michael Roy, 19, for production of child pornography, possession of child pornography and three counts of online enticement of a minor. All of the minors were girls aged between 13 and 15 years old, according to the documents. As […]

  • Rogers Girl Battling Brain Tumor Relapses; Family Heads To Mexico For Treatment

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Back in February, we told you about a little girl battling an aggressive brain tumor and took you inside her Make-A-Wish reveal party. Addy Sooter and her family have since went to Disney World and her wish to meet Elsa from Disney’s Frozen was granted. She was diagnosed with a tumor last November and underwent more than 30 radiation treatments over the course of six weeks. Addy’s dad Matt said until last week her tumor had shrunk […]

  • Four Arrested After Fayetteville Burglary

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Four people were arrested over the weekend after they admitted to breaking into a home on Rolling Hills Drive and stealing firearms, marijuana and knives from the residence, according to a preliminary arrest report. Krystle Owen, 30, of Fayetteville; Sarah Isaac, 22, of Springdale; Jordan Foster, 21, of Springdale; and Emily Bailey, 20, of Springdale were arrested in connection with residential burglary, theft of property, simultaneous possession of drugs and firearms and possession of a controlled substance […]