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  • Burned Body Found Near Fayetteville Trail; Investigation Underway

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A body was found Saturday (Nov. 18) afternoon at the 1700 block of S. Razorback near the Town Branch Trail, according to Fayetteville Police Sgt. Anthony Murphy. The coroner was at the scene and police believe the body was that of a homeless man. The exact cause of death is unknown, but Murphy did tell 5NEWS that the male body was badly burned.  It’s being sent to the medical examiner’s office to determine an identity, said Murphy. […]

  • Honda Recalls 900,000 Odyssey Minivans

    NEW YORK (AP) —  Honda is recalling about 900,000 of its Odyssey minivans because the second-row seats may tip forward if not properly latched. The recall announced Saturday (Nov. 18) covers vehicles from the 2011-17 model years. About 800,000 of the affected minivans were sold in the United States. Honda says it has received 46 reports of minor injuries related to the issue. It says the Odyssey’s second-row seat may tip forward during moderate to heavy braking if it isn’t […]

  • Fayetteville Police Vehicle Involved In A Crash

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — An on-duty Fayetteville police officer was driving on W. Wedington Drive when a car pulled out in front of him at Porter Road on Saturday (Nov. 18) morning shortly past 10 a.m. “As the car turned out from Porter it hit the police cruiser,”  said Fayetteville Police Sergeant  Craig Stout, “this caused the car to careen into a power pole.” There were four people in that vehicle, a GMC Terrain, and one person was extricated and taken to […]

  • David Cassidy Hospitalized In Critical Condition

    FLORIDA — Former teen idol and Partridge Family actor David Cassidy is hospitalized in a medically induced coma and his organs are shutting down, according to the media website The site reports a source said, “it’s looking grim.” The 67-year-old actor has been ill for at least the past eight weeks, according to sources who know the family.

  • Blazing Meteorite Lights Up Arctic Sky With “Glow Of 100 Full Moons”

    COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) —  A blazing fireball lit up the dark skies of Arctic Finland for five seconds, giving off what scientists said was “the glow of 100 full moons” and igniting hurried attempts to find the reported meteorite. Finnish experts were scrambling to calculate its trajectory and find where it landed, according to Tomas Kohout of the University of Helsinki’s physics department, who said Thursday night’s fireball “seems to have been one of the brightest ones.” It produced a blast […]

  • Lights of the Ozarks 2017 Display Brings In Thousands

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The 23rd ceremonial lighting of the Lights Of The Ozarks display kicked of Friday (Nov. 17) with thousands in attendance enjoying the event. The 2017 event boasts 450,000 white and colored lights. Each night from Nov. 17 until Jan. 1, the lights will be on between 5 p.m. and 1 a.m.  

  • VIDEOS: Julie Cromer Peoples Makes First Appearance As Interim Athletic Director

  • Local Man Accused Of Sexually Assaulting Teen

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) — A Pea Ridge man is accused of trying to force a 14-year-old girl into a sexual relationship over the last year, according to a probable cause affidavit. Ricky Derrold Faler, 69, was arrested Tuesday (Nov. 14) in connection with second-degree sexual assault, a Class B felony. The victim told police Faler molested her and he often tries to grope or kiss her, according to the affidavit. She said Faler also tried to force her to touch […]

  • Alcohol Beverage Control Investigating Fayetteville Bar Following Student Athlete Incident

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The Arkansas Alcohol Beverage Control Board is investigating a Fayetteville bar, according to board director Boyce Hamlet. Hamlet confirmed it is investigating Z330 Bar near Dickson Street. The investigation is related to an incident on Nov. 12 with a University of Arkansas student athlete. Razorback quarterback Cole Kelley was arrested on Nov. 12 on suspicion of DWI, but it is not clear if Kelley’s arrest is the reason for the investigation. Hamlet said the owner of the […]

  • Springdale Woman Found Safe After Silver Alert

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A missing Springdale woman has been found safe and unharmed, according to Springdale police. Arkansas State Police issued a Silver Alert late Friday (Nov. 17) for Norma Emerson after she left Northwest Medical Center in Springdale. Police found the 58-year-old about 4 p.m. Friday.

  • Bentonville Walmart Location First-Of-Its-Kind In The Nation

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A Walmart Neighborhood Market in town is the first in the nation to get a pick up tower, that will give shoppers easy access to their online orders. The new tower at the market on Regional Airport Boulevard will allow shoppers to obtain their purchases 24 hours a day, seven days per week, which is unlike other locations that require shoppers to obtain their purchases between 8 a.m. and 8 p.m. Customers will now be able to […]

  • Rev. Jesse Jackson Discloses Parkinson’s Disease Diagnosis

    CHICAGO (AP) — The Rev. Jesse Jackson disclosed publicly Friday that he has been seeking outpatient care for two years for Parkinson’s disease and plans to “dedicate” himself to physical therapy. In a Friday letter to supporters, the 76-year-old civil rights icon said family and friends noticed a change in him about three years ago and he could no longer ignore symptoms of the chronic neurological disorder that causes movement difficulties. “Recognition of the effects of this disease on me […]