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    Little Rock Secret Santa Pays Off $31K Worth Of Layaways

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV)- 130 Arkansans woke up on Thursday (Dec. 18) to good news. They were called by employees from the Walmart off Baseline and told that an anonymous donor paid off $31,000 worth of items on layaway. Charlotte Clay was working Tuesday, and said someone walked up to her register and asked to pay off the tab. “We called everybody and they picked up their layaway,” said Clay. “They’ve been excited. I’ve been excited and I’ve been very emotional.” […]

  • High Five: NWA Foodbank Gets Donation Of 6,700 Pounds Of Chicken

    (KFSM) – The Northwest Arkansas Food Bank received a donation of 6,700 pounds of chicken from Harps and Smart Chicken. 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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    Flashback: Watch People React To Gas Prices 14 Years Ago

    (CBSNews)- Jump into your DeLorean and set the date for July 20, 2000. We dug up a story from that day by CBS News correspondent John Blackstone, examining the “roller coaster” ride that gas prices were on at the time. It makes for an interesting comparison to the situation currently unfolding. Oil prices have tumbled in recent weeks leading to photos like the one below showing gas at under $2.00. That price created a sticker shock on our Instagram page […]

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    Texas Teen Mom Guilty Of Getting 1-Year-Old Drunk

    CBS News – A 17-year-old mother has been found guilty of felony child endangerment after her 1-year-old daughter suffered acute alcohol poisoning, reports CBS affiliate KHOU. According to the station, the child’s paternal grandmother said the mother and a friend dropped the baby off at her apartment in February 2014. The grandmother said the child was not able to stand and started to vomit. The grandmother called 911. The baby was taken to the hospital where she was found to […]

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    Manhunt Continues After Texas TV Meteorologist Shot

    CBS News – A man brought in for questioning in connection with the shooting of a Central Texas television meteorologist has been released and the hunt for the gunman continues, reports CBS affiliate KHOU. A TV meteorologist was shot multiple times Wednesday morning outside the Central Texas TV station KCEN-TV in Eddy, about 75 miles north of Austin. KCEN, which is the NBC affiliate in the Waco area, identified the victim as morning meteorologist Patrick Crawford. Following the shooting, the […]

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    Colorado Strip Club Wins Christmas Lights Display Contest

    COLORADO (KDVR) – One Colorado business won a contest for its festive holiday display,but what might turn a few heads is the fact that the winning business is a strip club. Some people might question the cash prize going to a strip club. Still, the club points out that it is a legitimate business like any other in Federal Heights, Colo.  The business with the best lighting display wins the award. If you see it, you can’t question the Christmas spirit at […]

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    Cancer Patient Gets Wish Granted, Meets Pope Francis

    CBS News – Since birth, they’ve called her “one tough cookie.” Now, Gracie West is living up to that nickname as she fights cancer. She’s had nine rounds of chemotherapy, and when asked if she could have one wish, she said she wanted to meet the pope, CBS News’ Allen Pizzey reports. “My motto is, you have no choice but to be strong, but you can choose to be happy and positive. That’s helped me through a ton of stuff. […]

  • High Five: Western Arkansas Runners Raise Money For Scholarship

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – The Western Arkansas Runners and Fort Smith Police Department hosted a race to raise money for a scholarship. 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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    Six Charged In West Virginia Water Contamination

    (CNN)- Almost one year after water for more than 300,000 West Virginia residents was contaminated because of a chemical spill, six former officials for the company responsible for the leak are facing federal charges. Seven-thousand gallons of a toxic chemical called MCHM leaked into a West Virginia river on January 9, 1½ miles upstream from a water treatment facility. For more than a week, residents couldn’t drink, bathe or cook with the water. The chemical MCHM is commonly used in […]

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    ‘7th Heaven’ Actor Stephen Collins: ‘I Did Something Terribly Wrong’

    (CNN)- “7th Heaven” star Stephen Collins has admitted to inappropriate sexual contact with three female minors, People reports. The actor released a statement to the publication in light of child molestation accusations that arose in the midst of his divorce proceedings. Collins was the subject of reports in October after his wife, Faye Grant, said he admitted to her he molested three underage girls. TMZ posted an audio recording that was alleged to have been made during a November 2012 […]

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    Central Texas TV Meteorologist Shot Outside Studio

    CBS News – Authorities are searching for a gunman after a TV meteorologist was shot multiple times during an altercation in the Central Texas TV station’s parking lot, reports CBS affiliate KHOU. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the attack happened Wednesday morning outside KCEN-TV in Eddy, about 75 miles north of Austin. The suspect fled on foot. Investigators are trying to determine what sparked the gunfire. A message left with management at KCEN, which is the NBC affiliate […]

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    School Punishes Blind Child By Replacing Cane With Pool Noodle

    KANSAS CITY (WDAF) – The parents of a Missouri eight-year-old boy are outraged after they say their blind son’s cane was taken away and replaced with a pool noodle. Dakota Nafzinger, who was born without eyes, attends Gracemor Elementary School in Kansas City. Rachel Nafzinger told WDAF the school took away her son’s cane as punishment for bad behavior on the bus and gave him a swimming pool noodle to use as a substitute. North Kansas City School District Spokeswoman […]

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