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  • Bokoshe Public Schools In Oklahoma Closed Today After Electricity Outage

    BOKOSHE (KFSM)– Bokoshe Public Schools will not hold classes today (Feb. 6) due to an electricity outage. School will resume tomorrow (Feb. 7) at the regular time. Right now crews are working to get the power restored and say it should take a couple of hours. All ballgames will be played only if the electricity is restored. Continue to stay with 5NEWS for more updates on this story.    

  • Southbound Lanes On Interstate 49 in Springdale Open After Accident

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)– Crews responded to the scene of an accident on Interstate 49 between exit 72 and 70 in Springdale. Southbound lanes were both closed by the accident, but they have since reopened. Police have not released released the condition of the drivers or how many people were involved. Stay with 5NEWS as we follow this developing story.

  • Man Dies After Officer-Involved Shooting Near Sequoyah Memorial Hospital

    SALLISAW (KFSM) — A man died Monday morning (Jan. 22) after an officer-involved shooting in the parking lot of Northeastern Health Systems – Sequoyah, according to Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. Jonathan Duane Atchley, 37, began physically assaulting an officer after being pulled over by Sallisaw police at 10:45 p.m. Sunday (Jan. 21), according to OSBI. He was pulled over for driving a defective vehicle, according to Sallisaw police. A second officer arrived to assist and Atchley began fighting with […]

  • UPDATE: One Person Killed After Early Morning House Fire

    WHEELER (KFSM) — One person has died and another person was hospitalized following an early-morning house fire on Monday (Jan. 22), according to the Washington County Sheriff’s Office. Crews were called about 2:08 a.m. Monday to Clear Water Road for a house fire. A person was found in the debris, but officials couldn’t confirm their identity, according to Kelly Cantrell, sheriff’s office spokeswoman. The body was sent to the State Crime Lab for identification. Andrew McClarrinon, 45, was identified as […]

  • One Man Dead After Collision In Leflore County

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM)– One man is dead after a head on collision according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol. the accident happened on Sunday (Jan. 14) at approximately 7:30 p.m. on Leflore Road just one mile west of US 271. It happened when the driver a 1991 Chevy pickup was headed westbound and went left into the center, striking another vehicle. The driver of the pickup has been identified as Christopher Raymond, 18,  of Heavener. He was pronounced dead at the scene by […]

  • Slick Roads In Johnson County Cause Multiple Accidents On Interstate 40

    JOHNSON COUNTY (KFSM)– A three mile stretch of Interstate 40 westbound by Knoxville was closed for nearly two hours Sunday morning (Jan. 14), while police worked multiple accidents from the highway being slick and hazardous. The closure was from about 8 a.m. to 10 a.m. at exit 64 to 67, according to ARDOT. So far, no injuries have been reported, according to Arkansas State Police. Continue to stay with 5NEWS for more updates on the road conditions.

  • Police In Springdale Investigating House Fire

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)– Crews responded to an early morning house fire on Sunday (Jan. 14). Fire crews were called to a home on Ewalt Avenue  around 1:30 a.m. Right now, police don’t know what caused the fire but no injuries were reported. The cause of fire is still under investigation. Continue to stay with 5NEWS for updates on this story.

  • The Annual Art On The Bricks Partners With Art Ventures Northwest Arkansas

    ROGERS (KFSM)– Art lovers will be able to see some special exhibits today (Jan. 11) . The Annual Art On The Bricks is partnering with Art Ventures Northwest Arkansas. More than 30 artists will be showcasing their work. People in the area will be able to meet the artists of Art Venture Northwest Arkansas.  This event will give people a chance to shop, dine and explore Downtown Rogers.  There will also be a reception sponsored by Hapa’s Hawaiian Bar & Grill […]

  • Northbound Lane on Vaughn Road In Bentonville Closed After Vehicle Fire

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM)– Crews are on scene after a vehicle caught fire on Monday (Jan. 8). The vehicle caught fire between South Vaughn and Motley Road. According to dispatch, the vehicle was fully engulfed by the flames but no injuries were reported. The driver says the vehicle unexpectedly caught fire while he was on the road. Right now, the southbound lane is open but traffic is moving slowly. Stay with 5NEWS for more updates on the road conditions.

  • Preparations Underway For The 4th Annual Fort Smith Marathon

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– Preparations are underway as hundreds of runners will descend on Downtown Fort Smith next month. 5NEWS anchor Daren Bobb is joined by Samantha Cole and Greg Davis  to talk about the upcoming event.

  • Harbor House In Fort Smith Starting New State Wide Program

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)– The Harbor House in Fort Smith has started a new program that is now going statewide.  5NEWS anchor Daren Bobb is here with details.

  • Community Services Clearinghouse In Fort Smith Helping Kids During The Holidays

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)–  The Community Services Clearinghouse already serves close to 3,000 kids each weekend with the backpack program. With the holiday season here, the organization wants to help as many kids as possible.   5NEWS anchor Daren Bobb is joined by Chuck Goux with more details.