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    Washington County EMS Responding To Four Water Rescues

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Washington County EMS is responding to four water rescues, officials say. All of the water rescues involve vehicles stranded in water, according to EMS. The locations for all of the incidents are listed below: Between Lincoln And Prairie Grove Canehill Lincoln West Fork

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    Sources: One Of N.Y. Escapees Shot

    CBS News – The nearly three-week-long manhunt for two convicted killerswho escaped from an upstate New York prison appears to have reached a critical point, with one of the fugitives reportedly shot. A law enforcement source told CBS News that Richard Matt was shot by Border Patrol Friday afternoon in Malone, New York, near the Canadian border and about 40 miles away from the prison. Details of his condition were not immediately available. The source said officers were still pursuing […]

  • Early Indicator of Alzheimer’s Disease

    A new study finds low scores on memory and thinking tests may be an early indicator of Alzheimer’s disease.

  • Adventure Arkansas: Wakeboarding with Adventure Subaru

    The temperature continues to rise, and 5NEWS is all about creative ways to beat the heat. This week’s adventure, Sean Bailey and Katelynn Zoellner teamed up with the Adventure Subaru crew to learn to Wakeboard and more. 

  • High Five: Elkins Kids Participate In Free Fishing Derby

    ELKINS (KFSM) – Elkins kids participated in a free fishing derby today. 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 Five!

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    Rogers Man Sentenced To Eight Years For Kidnapping Texas Woman

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A Rogers man was sentenced to more than eight years on Thursday (June 25) for kidnapping a Texas woman, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney for the Western District of Arkansas Conner Eldridge. Theron Vance, 22, was sentenced to 100 months in prison followed by five years of supervised release for conspiracy to commit kidnapping and kidnapping, aiding and abetting, Eldridge said. He was found guilty of both counts on March 18, the release states. U.S. […]

  • High Five: Fort Smith Schools Provide Free Lunches During Summer

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Fort Smith schools are providing free lunches this summer. 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 Five!

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    Supreme Court Upholds Major Portion Of Obamacare

    CBS News – President Obama and other Affordable Care Act supporters can breathe a sigh of relief: The Supreme Court has rejected a lawsuit that would have barred millions of Americans from receiving tax credits to help them pay for insurance. In a 6 to 3 decision, the court ruled that the federal government can dole out subsidies to Obamacare consumers in all states, regardless of whether their state runs its own Obamacare marketplace or relies on the federal government’s HealthCare.gov. […]

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    Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal Jumps Into The 2016 Election

    CBS News – Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal formally launched his 2016 presidential campaign on Tuesday, breaking the news with a tweet that directed people to his new presidential campaign website. The website features several hidden camera videos of Jindal and his wife, Supriya informing their three children, Selia, Slade, and Shaan, of the decision. “Mommy and daddy have been thinking and praying about this a lot,” Jindal tells his family as they’re seated around a patio table. “We wanted to talk […]

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    Senate Passes Fast-Track Trade Bill

    CBS News – The Senate voted 60 to 38 Wednesday to pass a bill that will fast-track the Trans-Pacific Partnership through Congress and could salvage President Obama’s trade agenda. The Trade Promotion Authority bill now heads to the president’s desk. Although senators voted to advance the fast-track bill, known as Trade Promotion Authority (TPA), last month, their initial efforts died in the House when many Democrats joined together to block a program to aid workers whose jobs are displaced by […]

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    Yahoo Names Bentonville One Of 10 “Newest Hipster Neighborhoods”

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – Yahoo named Bentonville one of the 10 “newest hipster neighborhoods” on Wednesday (June 24). ” From California to Washington, D.C., we rounded up emerging neighborhoods (and some cities) that are destined to become America’s hottest new destinations,” the article states. Bentonville was the second city on the list. Yahoo cited the opening of Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art, the 21C Museum Hotel and the first Bentonville Film Festival being held there this year as reasons it […]

  • 5NEWS Fit: Staying Fit the Old Fashion Way

    For years, the future of fitness seemed that it would depend on new gadgets and sleek gyms, but now many people are taking a pre-historic route to stay in shape. All over the country, fitness buffs are reconnecting with their primal selves, replacing treadmills and dumbbells with rope, barbed wire, and heavy tires.

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