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  • Fayetteville Police Looking To ID Witness

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville police are asking for the public’s help in identifying a woman they say witnessed a violent crime. Detectives are investigating the alleged incident and ask anyone with more information to contact the department at 479-587-3520 and ask for detective Graves.

  • Man Escapes Car Fire In Poteau

    POTEAU (KFSM) — A man escaped a car fire after crashing on Old Wister Highway in Poteau Wednesday (Jan. 17). Poteau police and fire crews were dispatched to B Street and South McKenna for a report of a vehicle on fire at about 8:30 p.m. Crews found a 2004 Dodge Durango fully engulfed in flames, sitting off the roadway. Police said Patrick Cooper, 64 of Wister, was driving westbound on South McKenna and attempted to turn right on B Street. […]

  • Fayetteville Police Searching For Suspects Accused Of Stealing Checks From Mailboxes

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville police need help identifying two subjects accused of stealing checks from mailboxes. Police said the suspects are accused of stealing two checks from mailboxes in Fayetteville and spending the money at Walmart. One suspect appears to be a woman, wearing a black coat, black hat and black jeans. The other suspect is a man, wearing a gray jacket, blue jeans, and a black and tan hat. “If someone doesn`t see someone going mailbox to mailbox taking […]

  • Oaklawn Cancels Race Due To Extreme Cold

    HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KFSM) — The nine-race card that was scheduled for Thursday has been cancelled due to near record low temperatures, reports 5NEWS CBS affiliate reports THV11. Live racing is planned to resume Friday (Jan. 19) at 1:30 p.m. However, Oaklawn will remain open for gaming and simulcast racing, THV11 reports.

  • Department Of Health Confirms First Child Flu Death In Arkansas

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — The Arkansas Department of Health has confirmed the first pediatric flu death. The death was reported Wednesday (Jan. 17) and is the first child flu death of the season. According to our CBS affiliate THV11, the child was an 8-year-old boy from Little Rock. This is a developing story and we will update as we learn more information. To view the most recent flu report from the Arkansas Department of Health, click here.

  • NWA Council Discusses Diversity And Inclusion Agenda

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Northwest Arkansas business and community leaders convened Tuesday (Jan. 17) in Springdale at the Northwest Arkansas Council’s winter meeting to hear about diversity and inclusion, issues that flagship companies in the region say is crucial to recruitment of top talent. Ben Hasan, chief diversity and inclusion officer at Wal-Mart, issued a challenge to the business leaders in the room “This region is already diverse, we need to focus on inclusion and make Northwest Arkansas the inclusion capital […]

  • Road Crews Fix Water Main Break In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Road crews were on scene of a water main break at Overcrest St. and Elm St. Wednesday morning (Jan. 17). According to the Fayetteville Water Department, there was a confirmed leak due to a crack on a 2.25 inch water main. Crews were working to fix the pipe about 8:45 a.m. Water department utility director Tim Nyander said a lot of people were calling saying they were without water, but that they could be due to frozen […]

  • Malfunctioning HVAC Puffs Smoke Into Garden Living

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — An HVAC malfunctioned Wednesday (Jan. 17) morning at The Grounds at Garden Living, resulting in some smoke inside the building and a response from the fire department. The Fayetteville Fire Department responded about 9 a.m. for reports of “a light haze of smoke” inside the building at 160 E. Joyce Blvd. There were no injuries.

  • New Freddy’s Custard & Steakburgers Location Opens In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A new Freddy’s Custard & Steakburgers opened its doors Tuesday morning(Jan. 16), according to a news release. The restaurant is located at 7719 Rogers Avenue. There are three other Freddy’s located in our area in Rogers, Springdale, and Fayetteville. Freddy’s is known for its lean ground-beef steakburgers, vienna hot dogs, and shoestring fries, according to the release. Also popular, is the chocolate or vanilla frozen custard that is churned fresh daily. The restaurant is open Sunday […]

  • Van Buren Police Searching For Suspects In Fraud Case

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) — Police are searching for two in connection with fraud. The reported crime happened at a Walgreens in Van Buren shortly before 2 p.m. Christmas Eve. Anyone with information is encouraged to call police at 471-5080.    

  • Don Tyson School Of Innovation Is Enrolling Students

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Enrollment has kicked off for the 2018-2019 school year at the Don Tyson School of Innovation. New students are encouraged to enroll. Applications are being accepted from across Northwest Arkansas. Fall 2018 will host sixth and seventh-graders for the first time, as grades eighth through 12th are already offered. “… We have a face-to-face school where students, grades six through 12, come to school,  and if you decide that you’d like to take classes at home, we […]

  • Winter Weather: School Closings

    Below is a list of school closings Tuesday (Jan. 16): Blue Cliff College Fayetteville – there will be no night classes Tuesday (Jan. 16). Below is a list of school closings Wednesday (Jan. 17): Eureka Springs School District Rogers Public Schools will be open Wednesday (Jan. 17), but will have limited bus service in the Garfield and Avoca areas. Bentonville Schools will be open with limited bus service in Bella Vista. To send winter weather stories, tips, and pictures please […]