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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!

  • High Five: Volunteer Makes Video To Encourage Others To Volunteer

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – One volunteer loves volunteering so much that she made a video to encourage others to do the same. 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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    Former Boxing Champion Arrested in Pulaski County Shooting

    MAUMELLE, Ark. (KTHV) – According to the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office, a shooting took place on Tuesday evening at the home of professional boxer, Jermain Taylor. Authorities say they responded to a 911 call about a shooting around 6:00 p.m. at Taylor’s home in Maumelle.  The victim, who is said to be Taylor’s cousin, was shot several times. According to the Sheriff’s office, the victim is in serious condition. Lt. Carl Minden with the Pulaski County Sheriff’s Office says Taylor […]

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    Voters Approve Upgrades To Hospital In Poteau

    LEFLORE COUNTY, OKLA. (KFSM) – LeFlore County, Okla., voters on Tuesday night approved a proposition that will use a tax increase to upgrade a local hospital. The half-cent sales tax increase aims to renovate Eastern Oklahoma Medical Center in Poteau and re-open the hospital’s surgical department, which was closed by the state in February. The measure passed 5,246 votes (77 percent) to 1,584 (23 percent). Only LeFlore County voters were eligible to vote in the election.

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    Click Here For Oklahoma Election Results

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Oklahoma voters were able to cast their ballots today (Aug. 26) in a state runoff election, KFOR reported. Democrats and Republicans decided which candidates will move on to the general election in multiple races, according to KFOR. To see election results from our affiliate station KFOR – Channel 4, click here.

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    American Citizen Killed In Syria

    CBS News – An American citizen died in Syria over the weekend amid ongoing fears that Americans and other Westerners were heading to the region to join up with the extremist militant group ISIS. CBS station WCCO in Minnesota confirmed the death of Douglas McArthur McCain, 33, who grew up in the state. He had most recently lived in San Diego. The exact circumstances of his death were unclear. State Department spokeswoman Jen Psaki wouldn’t confirm McCain’s death but said […]

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    President Obama Authorizes Surveillance Flights Over Syria To Monitor ISIS

    CBS News – The United States is taking serious steps this morning to prepare for airstrikes onIslamic State of Iraq and Syria forces inside Syria. President Obama is ordering U.S. reconnaissance flights over that country, reports CBS News correspondent David Martin. The president is not approving any airstrikes yet, and the Syrian government of President Bashar Assad has said it needs to know about any attack ahead of time. During a meeting with reporters on Tuesday morning, White House spokesperson […]

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    Wanted Man Busted After Posting Ice Bucket Challenge Video On Facebook

    CNET – Police in Nebraska busted a wanted man after he posted an ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video on Facebook, according to CNET. Jesean Morris, of Nebraska was wanted for violating his parole, and police captured him after someone tipped them off to Morris’ video on Facebook, CNET reported. The person may have known that Morris had a warrant out and simply alerted police to his location, according to CNET. Police kept a watch on the home and busted Morris […]

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