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    Robin Williams Found Dead After Suspected Suicide, Authorities Say

    TIBURON, CALIF. (KPIX) – Actor Robin Williams was found dead after a suspected suicide in his California home, according to affiliate station KPIX. Authorities responded to a report of an unconscious man in a Tiburon, Calif. residence just before 12 p.m. on Monday (Aug. 11), KPIX reported. Authorities found the actor unconscious in his home, and he was declared dead at the scene, according to KPIX. To read the full story on our affiliate station’s website KPIX – Channel 5, click […]

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    Religious Minorities Struggle To Survive Siege By Militants

    CBS News – As an Iraqi helicopter landed on a barren mountaintop to deliver food and water, stranded members of the religious minority group Yazidis struggled to get on board. There’s little wonder they’re desperate enough to mob the helicopter — fighting each other for the handful of seats on the aircraft. They’re stranded on the mountain in northwest Iraq, facing starvation. The helicopter left with the people most in need, including dehydrated children. More than 50 children have already […]

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    Tuesday Traffic and Construction Delays

    Northwest Arkansas (KFSM) : Bentonville- Northeast A Street from Northeast 7th street to Northeast Park Street will be closed from 9:00 a.m. Today to 5:00 p.m. Wednesday August 13 for utility construction. Fayetteville- For the next two weeks The City of Fayetteville Transportation Department Division will be replacing a sidewalk along the east side of University Ave. from Dickson Street to Whiteside Street. Expect delays. Fayetteville- Armstrong Ave. – Stone Bridge Road will see delays in construction zones while crews widen State […]

  • High Five: Fort Smith Panera Bread Helps Feed Children Going Back To School

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Panera Bread in Fort Smith is helping to feed children that are going back to school. They’re teaming up with the Community Service Clearing House to accomplish their goal. 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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    AARP Poll Shows Pryor Leading Cotton, Other Polls Show Different Results

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – AARP poll results released on Monday (Aug. 11) show Arkansans age 50 and up are experiencing a high level of anxiety about retirement issues, and in a small margin, prefer Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., over Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. The poll shows that 48 percent support Pryor, while 43 percent support Cotton. The margin of error was reported to be 2.9 percent, according to a news release from Pryor’s campaign staff. Contrasting this, a Talk Business-Hendrix College poll released […]

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    Off-Duty Deputy Involved In Fort Smith Shooting Identified

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – An off-duty sheriff’s deputy who killed a man in Fort Smith on Saturday (Aug. 9) during a shootout has been identified, authorities say. The deputy was identified as Joshua Heidelberg, according to a news release. Justin Higgins, 23, was killed about 5:15 p.m. after being involved in a domestic dispute at 35 Aberdeen Circle, police said. Investigators said Higgins kicked in the door of a home at Aberdeen Circle and then ran toward Jenny Lind Road and Interstate […]

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    FBI Looking Into Possible Civil Rights Violations In Missouri Shooting

    CBS News – The FBI is investigating possible civil rights violations after a suburban St. Louis police officer fatally shot an unarmed teenager. Cheryl Mimura, a spokeswoman for the FBI’s St. Louis field office, says the agency is looking at possible civil rights violations arising from the death of 18-year-old Michael Brown. Police say Brown was shot multiple times Saturday in a scuffle with an officer in Ferguson. Mimura says the FBI is monitoring the case and working with St. […]

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    NASCAR’s Tony Stewart Hits, Kills Driver At Dirt-Track Race In New York

    CNN – Even hardened race fans, accustomed to witnessing spectacular crashes, were stunned to see the shattered body of 20-year-old race car driver Kevin Ward Jr. sprawled on a New York dirt track Saturday night. He had been run over and killed by a car driven by Tony Stewart, one of the most famous, charismatic and controversial drivers on the $3 billion-per-year NASCAR race circuit. Much of the public’s interest in Stewart undoubtedly derives, not only from his winning record […]

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    Bentonville Man Pleads Not Guilty To Killing His Grandmother

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – A Bentonville murder suspect accused of killing his grandmother pleaded not guilty to a capital murder charge at his arraignment on Monday (Aug. 11) in Benton County Circuit Court. Michael Conklin, 26, was arrested on July 26 and booked into the Benton County Jail on suspicion of stabbing his 76-year-old grandmother, Nelma Darline Conklin, to death. At his arraignment before Judge Robin Green, the suspect was given an Oct. 6 trial date. In addition to the capital […]

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