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  • Sharum’s Garden Center: Saving Your Plants From the Rain

    With the flooding of these past two weeks, find out how to keep your plants healthy from the rain!

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    Claremore Firefighter Drowns During Flood Rescue

    CLAREMORE (KOTV) – A Claremore firefighter drowned when he was swept away while performing a water rescue. Claremore Fire Chief Sean Douglas said the firefighter was attempting to rescue a fellow firefighter who had fallen into a flooded storm drain near Archer Court and Highway 20 just west of Claremore.Douglas said one firefighter was able to make it out of the storm drain alive. He was taken to the hospital to be checked out. Douglas said the death is a […]

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    Rape, Domestic Battery Suspect Arrested After Chase With Police

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)- The Springdale Police Department arrested man wanted on multiple charges Saturday, (May 22). Pascual Carbajal, 21, was wanted for rape, false imprisonment, domestic battery in the second degree and terroristic threatening, according to a new release earlier this month. A woman reported that Carbajal had struck her several times, kicking and hitting her with various objects, according to the release. She also reported that he kept her from leaving and threatened to kill her if she tried, the […]

  • TLC Pulls “19 Kids And Counting” From Schedule

    ARKANSAS (YAHOO) – TLC has pulled the reality television series “19 Kids and Counting” from its schedule, according to a report from Yahoo. This comes after accusations that Josh Duggar molested five underage girls have gone public. Duggar resigned from the Family Research Council after the accusations were published. “Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret. I hurt others, including my family and close friends,” Josh Duggar, 27, told People […]

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    Liza Danver – 5NEWS Welcomes Newest Team Member

    FORT SMITH/FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Fort Smith/Fayetteville – KFSM Channel 5 is excited to welcome Liza Danver to the 5NEWS anchor team. She’ll join Daren Bobb and Chief Meteorologist Garrett Lewis Weeknights at 5, 6, 9 and 10pm. Liza is a talented award-winning journalist who has won a prestigious regional Edward R. Murrow award. She’s also been recognized for excellence in breaking news reporting by the Society of Professional Journalists and The Associated Press. Liza studied at Ohio University’s Scripps School of […]

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    Former Razorback Acquitted Of Murder Found Guilty Of Harassment

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – A former Razorback acquitted of murder was found guilty of harassment and loitering on Wednesday (May 20), officials say. Joshua Melton, 34, was arrested at Lincoln Junior High School in Bentonville on Dec. 9, 2014, on suspicion of harassment, carrying a weapon and loitering, according to authorities. He pleaded not guilty to those charges on Jan. 13. He was sentenced to pay court costs and fines, probation, and he’ll have to attend an anger management course, officials said.

  • High Five: Fayetteville Assistant Principal Wins Award

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A Fayetteville assistant principal won the Arkansas Assistant Principal of the Year award on Thursday (May 21). Every week 5NEWS shares stories of local people making a positive difference in our High Five report. 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 […]

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    Airplane Dumps Human Feces On Girl’s Sweet 16 Party, Family Says

    PENNSYLVANIA – Some people at a party in Pennsylvania got an unpleasant surprise from the sky. There were about 40 guests swimming and playing horseshoes in the yard at a Sweet 16 birthday gathering. Out of nowhere, human waste began to rain down on the party. “We just got done with cake thank God, we took the cake back in, because within two minutes, something fell from the sky, it was brown, it was everywhere, it got on everything,” party […]

  • High Five: Local Principal Retires After 10 Years

    (KFSM) – The Tyson Middle School principal in Springdale is retiring after 10 years of working at the school. Every week 5NEWS shares stories of local people making a positive difference in our High Five report. 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 […]

  • Adventure Arkansas: Flyboarding

    One of the newest ways to fly is now right in our backyard, with water right beneath your feet propelling you to soar. Sean Bailey and Melissa Hall show you what it takes to “Flyboard.”

  • High Five: Law Enforcement Officials Participate In Special Olympics Torch Run

    (KFSM) – Several members of local law enforcement participated in the Special Olympics torch run on Monday (May 18). Every week 5NEWS shares stories of local people making a positive difference in our High Five report. 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 […]

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    Josh Duggar Responds To Teen Molestation Accusations: “I Acted Inexcusably”

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – Josh Duggar, of TV’s “19 Kids and Counting” fame, has resigned from the Family Research Council after accusations become public that he was accused as a teen of molesting five underage girls, according to People magazine. “Twelve years ago, as a young teenager, I acted inexcusably for which I am extremely sorry and deeply regret. I hurt others, including my family and close friends,” Josh Duggar, 27, told People in a statement. The magazine reports that his […]

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