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    Reporter And Photographer Shot, Killed During Live TV News Report In Virginia

    VIRGINIA (KFSM) — The gunman who fatally shot a reporter and videographer for a CBS affiliate station in Roanoke, Virginia, also shot himself. Alison Parker and Adam Ward, a reporter and cameraman for WDBJ-TV, were both shot as they were broadcasting a live report Wednesday morning (August 26), according to WDBJ. WDBJ-TV reports that the shooter, who was identified as Vester Lee Flanagan, has shot himself on I-66 in Fauquier County, Virginia. He has a faint pulse and is still alive, Virginia state […]

  • High Five: Free Admission at National Historic Site

    Fort Smith (KFSM) – The National Park Service turned 99 years old on 08/25. To celebrate, the Fort Smith National Historic Site offered free admission to the museum.

  • 5NEWS Fit: Yoga Classes With Cats

    There are many different types of Yoga, Hot, Aerial, Aqua, and many more, but in Portland, Oregon, there’s a studio that is putting its own special spin on Yoga.

  • Last Ebola Patient Released

    A medical milestone was reached in Africa as the last Ebola victim was released from the hospital in Sierra Leone.

  • High Five: Food Bank to Purchase New Food Truck

    The Food Bank plans to use the donation money of $120,000 to buy a new food truck.

  • When Is It Safe To Use Expired Drugs?

    Have you ever reached for a pain reliever or other medicine to find out that it has an old expiration date? Don’t throw it out just yet.

  • Dangers of Working Long Hours

    Longer work weeks could damage your health, and a surprising endorsement for e-cigarettes.

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    Dow Plummets After Opening Bell On Wall Street

    NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — America’s stock market is getting absolutely crushed. The Dow plunged as much as 1,000 points at the open and the S&P 500 sank into correction territory on Monday as global fears about China’s economic turbulence mounted. Stocks have bounced off the lowest levels of the day. The Dow is now down about 650 points. To put the losses into perspective, the Dow has never closed down more than 800 points in a single day. Based on […]

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    Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Stabbed To Death By Son

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFSM) — An Oklahoma politician was stabbed to death outside an Oklahoma City Braum’s Sunday night (Aug. 23). Officers with OKC Police identified the victim as Oklahoma Labor Commissioner Mark Costello. His son, Christian Costello, 26, is now behind bars and facing charges in his father’s death. Officers said they spoke with several witnesses, who say the attack started inside the Braum’s on North May, in the downtown area, and then spilled out to the parking lot. Witnesses […]

  • Flavor of the Week: Stone Mill Bread Company

    With school starting back, we wanted something to make lunches extra special so Melissa headed to Stone Mill Bread Company where great taste comes naturally. Let’s check it out.

  • High Five: 1 Million Meals Initiative Partnership

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Arvest Bank says it plans to team up with three local organizations for this year’s 1 Million Meals Campaign.

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    Fire Crews Rescue Riders From Fort Smith Ferris Wheel

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – At least six people were rescued after a ferris wheel stopped working Friday (Aug. 21). The ferris wheel is located at The Park at West End in downtown Fort Smith. The Fort Smith Fire Department said the ferris wheel stopped working around 8:30 Friday. Crews were seen taking down riders, who were stuck, from the wheel. No word on what caused the ferris wheel to stop working. However, the fire department said it is not the […]


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