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  • Police: Woman Accused Of Using Stolen Check & ID Card

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A woman was accused of using stolen check information and an ID card, police say. The woman pictured below was accused of using stolen check information and an ID card from Conway, AR in Fayetteville Friday (Feb. 23), according to the Fayetteville Police Department’s Facebook page. The reported suspect is seen driving a gray Nissan Altima with tinted windows in the video and also appears to be moving across several towns and states, police say. These may […]

  • Rogers Police Searching For Missing Teen

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Rogers police are searching for a missing 17-year-old girl. Taylor McGarrah was last seen in Rogers on Feb. 16, according to police. Taylor is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 160 pounds. She has brown eyes with red hair. If you have any information, contact Rogers police at (479) 636-4141.

  • Police: Caller Accused Of Committing Fraud Scam At Dunkin Donuts

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A caller was accused of making a business scam call at Dunkin Donuts, according to a press release. A caller falsley said that he worked for the U.S. Marshals Service Tuesday (Feb. 20) to a Dunkin Donuts employee and was reportedly conducting a Fraud investigation and asked the employee if they had access to a safe. The employee advised that he did not and the caller instructed him not to tell anyone else what he was doing […]

  • Shooting Reported On Louisiana College Campus; 2 Injured

    HAMMOND, La. (AP) — Southeastern Louisiana University says two people were injured after gunshots were fired on campus. School spokeswoman Erin Cowser says the incident happened at 3 a.m. Friday near an assembly hall where basketball games and other sports events are held. Cowser says it appears that students were involved, but it is unclear whether the two people injured were students. They were taken to a local hospital with injuries that were not considered life-threatening. Cowser says no suspects […]

  • Father Defends Son Accused In Slaying Of Exhibitionist Wife

    CALERA, Ala. (AP) — An Alabama man is defending his son, who’s accused of murder in the slaying of his exhibitionist wife. William West tells Birmingham-area news media that he doesn’t believe son William Jeffrey West killed wife Kathleen Dawn West. The woman posted risque photos online and charged subscribers to see them, and the man says he didn’t know what his daughter-in-law was doing. But West says his son and West loved each other, and he thinks she died […]

  • Missouri Governor Indicted On Felony Charge

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — A St. Louis grand jury has indicted Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens on a felony invasion of privacy charge for allegedly taking a compromising photo of a woman with whom he had an affair in 2015, the city circuit attorney’s office said Thursday. St. Louis Circuit Attorney Kim Gardner launched an investigation in January after Greitens admitted to an affair with his St. Louis hairdresser that began in March 2015. He was elected governor in November 2016. […]

  • Northside High School Placed On Precautionary Lockdown Status After Threat

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Northside High School was on a precautionary lockdown status after a student received a strange text,  according to Fort Smith Police Department. Fort Smith police are investigating the matter, and are working to identify the person who allegedly reported the threat. The threat was sent via text message to a student’s phone, according to Zena Featherston-Marshal communications director for Fort Smith Public Schools. Classes resumed as usual, but students were not allowed to eat lunch outside or […]

  • Benton County Officials Warn Of Caller Posing As Sheriff’s Deputy

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Benton County officials say a caller is masquerading as a sheriff’s deputy with a phony warrant and trying to trick residents into paying him to avoid arrest. The sheriff’s office and county clerk’s office have received complaints from residents that a caller claiming to be “Deputy Walker” has a warrant for their arrest from Judge John R. Scott. The caller gives a local number — 479-689-6695 — and tells the victim the sheriff’s office cannot accept cash, checks […]

  • President Trump Wants To Ban Bump Stocks; ATF Doesn’t Know If It Can

    WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ordered his Justice Department to ban rapid-fire bump stocks like the ones used in last year’s Las Vegas massacre— but officials aren’t sure they can. Trump’s surprise order this week comes as officials from the department’s Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives are well into a review of whether they can regulate the devices without action from Congress. The path to a ban is neither simple nor quick. An ATF ban on […]

  • Filing Period Kicks Off At Capitol For Arkansas Candidates

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — This year’s campaigns for state and federal offices in Arkansas is kicking off as hundreds of candidates will be filing paperwork to make their candidates official Monday through Friday (Feb. 26. – Mar. 2), according to a press release. The one-week filing period for this year’s election begins Thursday (Feb. 22) at noon at the state Capitol. Gov. Asa Huchinson plans to file paperwork for his re-election bid on Thursday afternoon, according to the press release. […]

  • Walmart To Launch New Online Home Shopping Experience

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bohemian or traditional? Walmart is launching a new online home shopping experience in the coming weeks that will let shoppers discover items based on their style. The move, announced Thursday, is the first glimpse of the company’s broader campaign to redesign its site with a focus on fashion and home furnishings. The overhauled website will be launched later this year and will mirror how people shop for different items. While some purchases like groceries are transactional, […]

  • ‘Fix it!’ Gun Violence Plea To Trump From Students, Parents

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Spilling out wrenching tales of lost lives and stolen security, students and parents appealed to President Donald Trump on Wednesday to set politics aside and protect America’s school children from the scourge of gun violence. Trump listened intently to the raw emotion and pledged action, including the possibility of arming teachers. “I turned 18 the day after” the shooting, said a tearful Samuel Zeif, a student at the Florida high school where a former student’s assault left […]