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    Friday Traffic Updates and Construction Delays

    Northwest Arkansas (KFSM) : Bikes, Blues & BBQ – Dickson Street in Fayetteville will closed from St. Charles to Arkansas Ave. West Ave. will also be closed from Spring St. to Watson. Closures could be extended to Lafayette St. Parking is expected to be limited on Dickson St. 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 […]

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    Former Fayetteville Schools AD Pleads Guilty In Sex Sting

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A former Fayetteville School District athletic director, who was arrested in a child sex sting in October of 2013, pleaded guilty in a Benton County courtroom on Thursday (Sept. 25), officials say. Barry Gebhart pleaded guilty to felony sexual indecency with a child before Circuit Judge Robin Green, according to officials. He was sentenced to five years probation and ordered to pay a $1,000 fine, according to deputy prosecuting attorney Stuart Cearley. Gebhart was also ordered to […]

  • High Five: Veterans Build Home For Advocate That Once Helped Them

    GREENLAND (KFSM) – A woman who once helped homeless veterans find shelter found herself being helped by them once her husband passed away and she found herself homeless. Now, those veterans are coming together to help her build a home. 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 […]

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    Attorney General Eric Holder To Step Down

    CBS News – Attorney General Eric Holder will announce today that he plans to step down after six years as head of the Justice Department. Holder has agreed to keep his role as the nation’s chief law enforcement official until his successor is confirmed, a Justice Department official confirmed to CBS News. Holder is one of just three members of President Obama’s original cabinet who is still serving. He’s also the first African-American to serve as attorney general. After discussing […]

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    Adventure Arkansas: Gone Fishing with Fred McClure

    The final Gone Fishing segment on Adventure Arkansas is with the one and only Fred McClure. Fred takes Tyler fly fishing out on Mountain Fork Creek and Lee Creek.

  • High Five: Bikes, Blues & BBQ Rally Helps Charities

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The Bikes, Blues & BBQ rally has returned to Fayetteville, and among all of the activities going on, the rally also manages to help local charities. 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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    More Details Released In Search For Missing Man

    SCOTT COUNTY (KFSM) – Scott County authorities released more details Wednesday (Sept. 24) about a man who went missing last week. Scott County Sheriff Amie Carpenter said they’ve been searching an area south of Waldron for a man named Mark Nix, 39, since Friday (Sept. 19). Searchers found Nix’s truck, but it was not on. The search area is a six mile radius around the area where the truck was found. The search will continue until dark. Authorities do not know if Nix […]

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    No Charges For NASCAR Star Tony Stewart In On-Track Death

    CBS News – Three-time NASCAR champion Tony Stewart will not face charges in the on-track death of sprint car driver Kevin Ward Jr. Ontario County District Attorney Michael Tantillo announced Wednesday that a grand jury decided not to indict Stewart. Ward was killed Aug. 9 when a car driven by Stewart struck and killed him during a dirt track race at Canandaigua Motorsports Park in upstate New York. The 20-year-old Ward, who had climbed from his car to confront Stewart, […]

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    What To Know About Bikes, Blues & BBQ

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Bikes, Blues & BBQ returns to Fayetteville on Wednesday (Sept. 24) and will go through Saturday (Sept. 27), and below are some things to be aware of concerning the event including scheduling and road closings. Road Closings There are no plans to close Dickson Street or West Avenue on Wednesday (Sept. 24) or Thursday (Sept. 25), but that may change if a situation arises where a closure needs to be made in order to keep the environment […]

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    Wednesday Traffic Updates and Construction Delays

    Northwest Arkansas (KFSM) : 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 installed at three intersections. Should be complete by early 2015. I-49- Slowdowns expected in Washington County as crews work to widen the Johnson Mill Blvd. overpass and access ramps on Interstate 49. This project is expected to be completed later this year. […]

  • High Five: Walton Foundation Gives Grant To Bentonville Bike Festival

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – The Walton Family Foundation has offered a $29,000 grant to a Bentonville bike festival. 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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    Boys Mistakenly Use Gasoline To Douse Deadly Massachusetts Fire

    CBS News – Authorities investigating a fire that killed an 8-year-old Massachusetts boy say a child was playing with a lighter inside a shed that apparently contained gasoline for a lawnmower. Cape and Islands District Attorney Michael O’Keefe on Tuesday identified the victim of the Hyannis fire as Savvas Yianasmidis. O’Keefe says Savvas was in the shed on Monday playing on a laptop with two friends, both age 8. He says one of the boys was playing with a lighter. […]

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