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    Arkansas Man Mauled To Death By Pack Of Pit Bulls, Authorities Say

    PINE BLUFF (KTHV) – The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office stated that a man was mauled to death by a group of pit bulls outside of CJ’s Garage at 300 Thomas Road Saturday morning. According to officials, the first deputy arrived on the scene to find 36-year-old De’Trick Johnson of Pine Bluff under attack from seven pit bulls. When one of the dogs attempted to attack the deputy, he was forced to taze it. The dog wasn’t fazed by the tazer, […]

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    Panera Bread Teams Up With River Valley Food Bank For Arkansas Gives Day

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – Panera Bread announced that it is teaming up with the Arkansas River Valley Regional Food Bank on Arkansas Gives Day (April 2). The teamup is called “Operation Doughnation,” and it’ll be aimed at helping to feed hungry people, according to a news release. “The partnership with The Arkansas River Valley Regional Food Bank began Jan. 1, 2015, and will help raise funds and food resources through several methods including the “donation breadboxes.”  Guests are invited to place […]

  • High Five: Van Buren Students Send Letters To Sailors In U.S. Navy

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) – A group of Van Buren students sent letters and care packages on Friday (March 20) to sailors in the U.S. Navy serving overseas. Every week 5NEWS shares stories of local people making a positive difference in ourHigh 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 […]

  • High Five: Former Razorback Visits Fayetteville Students For School Breakfast Month

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A former Razorback football player visited Fayetteville students on Thursday (March 19) to celebrate Arkansas School Breakfast Month. Every week 5NEWS shares stories of local people making a positive difference in ourHigh 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 […]

  • POLICE LIGHTS

    12-Year-Old Girl Accused Of Trying To Poison Her Mother After Losing iPhone Privileges

    COLORADO (KDVR) – A 12-year-old girl was accused on March 20 of trying to poison her mother two different times after the woman took away the girl’s iPhone. The Boulder County Sheriff’s Office detained the girl following an investigation that has been going on for a couple of weeks. The sheriff’s office responded to Boulder Community Hospital after learning a loss of cell phone privileges prompted a 12-year-old girl to attempt to poison her mother. Authorities said the girl’s mother […]

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    Forbes Ranks Razorbacks 17th Most Valuable College Basketball Team Of 2015

    ARKANSAS (FORBES) – Forbes ranked the Razorbacks as the 17th most valuable college basketball team in 2015, according to a recent report. According to Forbes, the team has a value of $11.6 million with a total revenue of $16 million and a profit of $8.1 million. The report notes that the team has “consistently improved under [Coach Mike] Anderson.” To read the full report and see the other most valuable college basketball teams of 2015, click here.

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    First Out The Gate; Ted Cruz Running For President

    (CNN) –Ted Cruz is first out the gate. The first-term senator from Texas announced early Monday he is running for president. Cruz announced his candidacy for the Republican presidential nomination in a 30-second video message in a tweet shortly after midnight Monday. Later in the day, he will appear at Virginia’s Liberty University, the largest Christian university in the world, where he will make his in-person declaration. “I’m running for President and I hope to earn your support!” Cruz said […]

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    Tommy James & The Shondells Downstream Casino Show Postponed

    QUAPAW, Okla. (KFSM)- Tommy James & the Shondells have postponed their Saturday (March 21) show at Downstream Casino Resort because of a snow storm in the northeast. The band has been grounded in New Jersey and has postponed the show to June 6 at 8 p.m. All purchased tickets will be honored on that date. Refunds for tickets purchased online can be made through support@yapsody.com. Customers will need their first and last name and ticket number. All other tickets can […]

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    Fayetteville Police Chief Says Department Doesn’t Have DWI Quotas

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- The Fayetteville police chief said his department does not have DWI ticket quotas after he was subpoenaed to testify before a jury on Thursday (March 19). Police Chief Greg Tabor went before Washington County Circuit Judge Mark Lindsay to testify about a federal grant program called the Selective Enforcement Traffic Program, or STEP. “We do not have any quotas when it comes to anything,” Tabor said. “When it comes to speeding tickets or DWI arrests, we do not […]

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    Fayetteville Offers Bulky Waste Cleanup Days To Residents

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- Saturday (March 21) will the first of four days of bulky waste cleanup offered to residents by the City of Fayetteville. The bulky wast cleanups are specifically for large, bulky items that won’t fit in a resident’s normal trash cart. The cleanups are not intended for bags of normal household garbage, which is handled through normal weekly curbside collection, and are not accepted at the bulky waste cleanups. Residents have to bring a recent copy of their water […]

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    Washington County Tears Down Bridge After Video Reveals Shortcuts In Construction

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM)- The Washington County Road Department is tearing down a partially-constructed bridge near Prairie Grove after county officials said they watched a video showing shortcuts were taken in its construction. In the video, which is included above, Jeff Williams, the former Washington County Assessor, demonstrates where workers cut corners building the Stonewall Road Bridge. Williams said the video was shot on October 6, 2014. “One shortcut that was pointed out to me,” Williams said in the video, “Was […]

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    Florida Police Lay Beloved K-9 To Rest In Emotional Ceremony

    CBS News – He looked and acted every bit the part of a police K-9. Blessed with the intelligence his breed is known for, Nero the German Shepherd made a lasting impression on the Oviedo Police Department. That is why Friday was such a tough day for this Orlando area police squad. After 6-year-old Nero was diagnosed with terminal cancer, the department decided to put him down. On Friday, they laid him to rest at local animal hospital. His fellow […]

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