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    Obama To Putin: Stop Rebels From Impeding Malaysia Airlines Investigation

    CBS News – President Obama offered a stern warning to Russian President Vladimir Putin that he must convince separatists in eastern Ukraine to allow international investigators full and unimpeded access to the site of the shoot down of Malaysia Airlines Flight 17. The president condemned the Russian-backed rebels for removing bodies and evidence from the scene and threatening international investigators who have tried to access the wreckage, calling it “an insult to those who have lost loved ones.” “All of this begs the question: what […]

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    VIDEO: Heavy Rainfall In Alabama Causes Sod To Float

    ALABAMA (WHNT) – Heavy rainfall in Alabama caused this phenomenon where a property owner appears to be surfing on floating sod, according to affiliate station WHNT. Alabama resident Sharon jeffreys recorded video of her sod “floating” after three inches of rain that fell on July 18, WHNT reported. To read the full story on our affiliate station’s website WHNT – Channel 19, click here.

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    Police Investigate Death At Bentonville Home

    The Bentonville Police Department is investigating a death at a home in Bentonville. Authorities said investigators executed a search warrant Sunday (July 20) to enter the home located at 3300 Elm Manor Ave. At this time, investigators say it is too early to know if the death is suspicious. The Bentonville Police Department and  Benton County Coroner were on scene. The Criminal Investigations Division is expected to release more information Monday (July 21) morning. Stay with 5NEWSOnline.com for the latest on this developing […]

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    VIDEO: Cute Duck Adopts Minn. Man As New Family

    CNN – A Twin Cities man’s life changed when he took a feathered friend home after she was rescued from a storm sewer after heavy rainstorms. And it turns out, an inseparable bond has been forged. Nestled in a warehouse in northeast Minneapolis, is a gem of a place. It’s where Matt Thompson works on his neon business. But it’s the apprentice of the shop these days that’s hogging the spotlight. You aren’t seeing things; this is home for 4-week-old […]

  • News Photographer

    5NEWS is looking for curious, hard-working photographer to work out of our Fort Smith newsroom.  We’re looking for someone who can prove they are not afraid to hustle and be aggressive when it comes to daily and breaking news coverage.  Experience and working knowledge of digital video photography and non-linear editing is a must. Photographers shoot and edit video under extreme deadline pressure. Core Job Functions: Insures sound and picture quality of all stories shot. Works alone or with a […]

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    Interactive Adventure Arkansas Map

    Click here to view a map of places 5NEWS Meteorologist Tyler Southard has been with Adventure Arkansas. See below for the latest Adventure Arkansas segments, brought to you by Adventure Subaru!

  • Adventure Arkansas: Scuba Training Part 1 of 2

    This week Tyler teamed up with Ocean Impact Dive Shop for scuba training in this 2 part adventure that will lead to journeying to the depths of Lake Tenkiller.

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    Arkansas GOP Opposes Term Limits, Ethics Measure

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) – The Arkansas GOP have voted to oppose a ballot measure that was designed to loosen term limits in the state, as well as, tighten ethics laws, according to affiliate station KTHV. Delegates at Arkansas GOP convention on Saturday (July 19), approved a resolution that opposes a constitutional amendment set to appear on the November ballot, KTHV reported. The resolution stated concerns about a part of the proposal that would set a 16-year limit on serving in the […]

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    Volunteers Help Revamp Sebastian County Humane Society

    A $5,000 grant from Pedigree and Greater Good will allow the shelter to significantly touch-up their facility through the help of nearly 50 volunteers.

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    Mild July Temperatures Bring Out More Campers Than Usual

    Devil's Den State Park doesn’t normally see many people camping this time of year, but a park ranger tells 5NEWS their campgrounds have been at full capacity since Friday afternoon.

  • High Five: 12-Year-Old With Scoliosis Gets To Go Skydiving

    A 12-year-old girl with scoliosis got the chance to fulfill her dream. She had always wanted to go skydiving, but due to her health condition, she had to get special permission to do so. Another issue was her age. Since she was under 18, that also caused complications. Fortunately for her, everything worked out, and she got to go skydiving.

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    Daytona Father Beats Accused Child Molester, Police Say

    WKMG – Police say a Daytona Beat father beat an 18-year-old man unconscious after finding him abusing his son sexually, according to affiliate station WKMG. The father called 911 when he walked in on the alleged abuse, and when officers arrived, they found the suspect, Raymond Frolander, laying motionless on the floor, WKMG reported. Police said the father told them he walked in on Frolander abusing the boy, according to WKMG. To read the fully story on our affiliate station’s […]