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  • 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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    Portion Of Highway 23 In Franklin County Closed Following Hill Slide

    CASS (KFSM)- A portion of State Highway 23, also known as the Pig Trail, in Franklin County is closed following a hill slide, according to the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office. The hill slide is approximately 19 miles north of Interstate 40 and 5.5 miles north of Cass, according to a media release from the Arkansas State Highway and Transportation Department. The closure includes 3.2 miles of Highway 23 between the Mulberry Mountain Lodge to the south and Fly Gap Road […]

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    Is Your Takata Airbag Under Recall

    (CBS News) —  The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) has created some online resources to help consumers whose vehicle may have a defective air bag made by Takata. The Japanese air bag maker announced on Tuesday that it is expanding the number of vehicles to be recalled for defective inflators to 33.4 million.The defect can cause air bags to explode and has been linked to six deaths worldwide. How to Check The NHTSA recommends people enter their Vehicle Identification […]

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    David Letterman Says Goodbye After 33 Hilarious Years

    (CBS News) — David Letterman said farewell to viewers Wednesday (May21) after a 33 year career, in a star-studded “Late Show” finale packed with laughs and memories. But he kept his emotions pretty much in check. Entering to a long standing ovation in New York’s Ed Sullivan Theater, the 68-year-old host thanked the audience, saying, “See — now what happens is we don’t have time for the giving gifts to the audience segment.” His next joke: “I want to be […]

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