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  • 5NEWS Would Like You To Share Your Favorite Father’s Day Photo

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Next Sunday (June 18) is Father’s Day and 5News would like viewers to send in pictures with their dad to “” or submit on the 5News app for a chance to be featured on 5News. Please include name(s) and location.    

  • Miss Arkansas Contestants Arrive In Little Rock

    LITTLE ROCK (KTHV) — Contestants in this year’s Miss Arkansas Scholarship Pageant arrived in Little Rock Saturday (June 10). The 44 contestants from across the state were introduced at the capitol Saturday afternoon. This is Little Rock’s first year to host the pageant, which will be held at the Robinson Center. The week-long event begins Tuesday (June 13) and runs until Saturday (June 17), when the new Miss Arkansas will be crowned. You can get tickets for each night through “Ticketmaster.” […]

  • Bobbi Kristina’s Boyfriend Arrested For Beating Girlfriend

    SANFORD, Fla. (KFSM) — Nick Gordon has been arrested according to a document provided to 5News from Sanford police. Gordon was taken into custody Saturday (June 10) afternoon in Sanford and was charged with domestic battery and false imprisonment of an adult. Gordon was Bobbi Kristina Brown’s boyfriend — she’s the daughter of the late Whitney Houston and singer Bobby Brown. In a statement, police said Gordon’s girlfriend filed a report on Saturday (June 10) citing that on Friday (June […]

  • Dog Flu Reported In Three Of Arkansas’ Surrounding States

    LITTLE ROCK, (KTHV) — Three states surrounding Arkansas have had cases of dog flu. Louisiana health officials have confirmed finding at least two cases of canine influenza, also known as dog flu. There have been outbreaks in Texas and Tennessee. KSLA reported that the Kennel Club of Texarkana canceled their annual event to ensure the health and safety of dogs and their owners. “I don’t think people realize dogs get colds, they’re very human like,” said Sarah Foy, a proud […]

  • Solidarity Cares For CASA

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Solidarity Tax & Financial Services is hosting a car wash, yard and bake sale Saturday (June 17) from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 201 S. 19th Street G near Dixieland and Walnut in Rogers. Our Bryan Shawver spoke with Kassi K. Poe and Roger McCloud from Solidarity Tax & Financial Services about the event. All proceeds will go to Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA) of Northwest Arkansas. The non-profit organization works with abused and neglected children […]

  • U of A Student Uses Fashion To Further Her Career Path

    One University of Arkansas students wants to contribute to the fashion landscape in Northwest Arkansas through her personal style and entrepreneurship. Paola Cortes’ zeal for fashion has been with her since she was young and has continued to be a huge passion of hers in college. The 22 year-old from Cabot is a rising senior majoring in Apparel Merchandise and Product Development. Cortes is one of thousands of hard working students who are helped by the Arkansas Scholarship Lottery. “It […]

  • 34th Annual MASH Bash Blood Drive Kicks Off

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — You can help save a life Friday (June 9) by donating blood as the tradition continues with the 34th Annual MASH Bash Blood Drive in Fort Smith. The Arkansas Blood Institute holds the event during the month of June because summertime is when they have the lowest amount of blood donations. “Businesses let their employees go off on vacation, then people do more outdoor activities, so we see a decline in the numbers of people that […]

  • UPDATE: Power Restored After Hundreds Without Power In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– Hundreds of OG&E customers woke up Friday morning (June 9) without power in Fort Smith. Fort Smith Police received a call around 3:25 a.m. about a vehicle hitting a utility pole near 5200 Kelley Highway. The accident caused nearly 800 homes and businesses between North 50th Street and I-540 to lose power. The condition of the driver is unknown at this time. Crews have cleared the scene, and OG&E has restored power throughout the area.

  • Howe Police Officer Charged With Sexual Battery, Providing Alcohol To A Person Under 21

    SEQUOYAH COUNTY (KFSM) — A Howe, Oklahoma police officer is facing charges after allegedly inappropriately touching an 18-year-old girl without her permission on Sunday (June 4). Joey Don Oliver, who was a Howe police officer, was charged with felony sexual battery and providing alcohol to a minor, according to a Sallisaw Police Department report. The victim told police that she was staying with a friend on Sunday night when Oliver came over to the Sallisaw apartment, according to a report. He […]

  • NFL Player, Former Razorback Found Not Guilty In Drunk Driving Case

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Former Arkansas running back and fifth-round draft pick Jonathan Williams was found not guilty in his 2016 drunk driving arrest, TMZ reports. Williams, 22, was arrested on July 14, 2016 in Fayetteville on suspicion of driving while intoxicated, according to an arrest report from Fayetteville police. “The prosecution simply didn’t have enough evidence to prove he was intoxicated,” Williams’ lawyer told TMZ.   Williams had been a fifth-round draft pick for the Buffalo Bills after not playing […]

  • Rogers Man Sentenced To Over 10 Years In Prison For Drug Trafficking

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Rogers man was sentenced to 120 months in federal prison on Wednesday (June 7) on one count of possession with intent to distribute methamphetamine. Edward Garcia, 23, was indicted by a federal grand jury in November 2016 and pleaded guilty in February 2017. His prison sentence will be followed by three years of supervised release and he was ordered to pay a $4,200 fine. On October 30, 2016, Springdale police officers conducted a traffic stop on […]

  • Ms. Mankins’ 2nd Grade: Cedarville Elementary

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