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    Local Doctor Arrested With Drugs And Guns, Police Say

    A local doctor was arrested by Barling investigators on suspicion of drugs and firearms charges Wednesday afternoon (Nov. 19), according to Barling Police.

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    Four Killed As ‘Thunder Snow’ Slams New York

    (CNN)- Buffalo, New York, is no stranger to cold weather, but Tuesday’s lake-effect storm and its upwards of 6 feet of snow was staggering for the city. “This storm is basically a knife that went right through the heart of Erie County,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. “I can’t remember and I don’t think anyone else can remember this much snow falling in this short a period.” At least four people were killed in the storm. One of the […]

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    Siloam Springs Hires New Police Chief

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM)- The City of Siloam Springs has hired a new police chief to replace Chief Joe Garrett, who announced his retirement in October. James Wilmeth of New Mexico will take over as police chief on Dec. 8, according to a release from the city. Wilmeth has been the Undersheriff in Lea County since July 2012 and is also an adjunct faculty member at the University of the Southwest, where he teaches Principles of Criminal Justice, International Criminal and […]

  • High Five: Walmart Gives Grant To Fayetteville School For Food Garden

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Walmart donated $13,000 to Butterfield Trail Elementary School for its food garden, officials say. 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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    Officials Release Photos Of Four Victims In Springfield Motel Shooting

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (KFSM)- The Springfield Police Department has released the photos of four victims in a shooting investigation at the Economy Inn in Springfield, Mo. At about 7:45 a.m. Saturday (Nov. 15), Springfield officers were called to the motel on Glenstone Avenue after a 911 caller said they had found four injured people in room 149, according to a police release. Emergency responders determined three of them were dead and one person needed to be transported to the hospital, according […]

  • High Five: Fort Smith Mayor Promotes Small Business Saturday

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Trying to give local businesses a boost, Fort Smith Mayor Sandy Sanders promoted Small Business Saturday on Monday afternoon (Nov. 17). 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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    Keystone Pipeline Bill Dies In The Senate, For Now

    WASHINGTON (CNN)- The Senate blocked a measure Tuesday (Nov. 18) that would have authorized construction of the Keystone XL pipeline as Democrats chose their pro-environment base over an old friend — embattled Louisiana Sen. Mary Landrieu. The vote could just be a speed bump for the Keystone project, with Republicans ready to try again — with much better odds of success — once they take control of the Senate in January. “This will be an early item on the agenda […]

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    Buffalo, New York Buried In Six Feet Of Snow

    (CNN)- Buffalo, New York, is no stranger to snow, but Tuesday’s lake-effect storm and its upwards of 6 feet of snow was the stuff of struggle and stretches to describe its dangerous effects. “This storm is basically a knife that went right through the heart of Erie County,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. “I can’t remember and I don’t think anyone else can remember this much snow falling in this short a period.” More than 70 inches of snow […]

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    Arkansas Woman Convicted Of Child Porn, Bestiality

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – A Hot Springs woman arrested last year by agents from the Attorney General’s Office pleaded guilty on Nov. 18 to multiple felony child pornography charges, Attorney General Dustin McDaniel announced. Amanda Desaray Hartle, 34, of Hot Springs pleaded guilty to five counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child, one count of fourth-degree sexual assault and one count of bestiality. Garland County Circuit Court Judge Marcia Hearnsberger sentenced Hartle to […]

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    The Oxford 2014 Word Of The Year Is…

    (CNN)-  Sorry, “bae.” The noun — a ” term of endearment for one’s romantic partner” — was shown no love by Oxford Dictionaries, which instead selected “vape” as the 2014 word of the year. “Vape” can be used as either a noun meaning “an electronic cigarette or similar device” or a verb in which one would “inhale and exhale the vapour produced by an electronic cigarette or similar device.” According to a press release from Oxford, research showed the use […]

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    Text Of The Fayetteville Civil Rights Ordinance

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – As area leaders continue to discuss the Civil Rights Ordinance passed by the Fayetteville City Council in August and set for a special election Dec. 9, click here to read the ordinance as it was passed. See more coverage of Ordinance 119 here.

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    Three Arkansans Injured In Missouri Plane Crash

    CALLAWAY COUNTY, Mo. (KCRG)- Three Arkansas men were taken to the hospital Monday (Nov. 17) night after their plane crashed in Callaway County, Mo. just after takeoff. The twin-engine Cessna lost power after taking off from Elton Hensley Memorial Airport in Fulton. For more on this story, click here.

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