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    Police Arrest Suspect Involved In I-49 Police Chase

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) — The Arkansas State Police arrested a suspect involved in a police chase on I-49 on Monday’s (Jan. 9). James Crume is facing charges of fleeing, kidnapping, false imprisonment and reckless driving. Police said that they saw a grey Dodge PK traveling at a high rate of speed on Main Street in Greenland. They initiated the blue lights on the patrol car and the vehicle increased its speed. The pursuit varied from 40 mph to 130 mph, according to police. Crume […]

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    Benton County Sheriff’s Office Warns Of Phone Scam

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — The Benton County Sheriff’s Office is warning people in the area of a phone scam on Wednesday (Jan. 11), according to Deputy Keshia Guyll. Guyll said the U.S. Marshals Service was contacted by a female resident of Benton County who said she was contacted via phone by a male claiming to be a part of the Benton County Sheriff’s Office Civil Warrants Division. The unknown man allegedly told the victim that she had missed Federal Grand […]

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    Cave Springs City Council Upholds Mayor’s Veto; Will Not Fire Ten Employees

    CAVE SPRINGS (KFSM) — The Cave Springs City Council will uphold Mayor Travis Lee’s veto and not fire ten city employees. The decision came at Tuesday night’s (Jan. 10) regularly scheduled meeting. There was standing room only as upwards of 200 people packed the Illinois River Watershed Learning Center for the meeting. During public comments, many residents said they were persuaded to attend the regular meeting after the City Council held a special meeting on Jan. 4 during which aldermen voted […]

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    Confirmed Case Of Mumps At Holcomb Elementary In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville Public Schools confirmed a case of the mumps at Holcomb Elementary School on Tuesday (Jan. 10). Public Information Officer Alan Wilbourn said that parents will be contacted by the school if their child has come in contact with a student with a confirmed case of the mumps. The Arkansas Department of Health requires students in the same classes with a student with a confirmed case who have vaccine exemptions for the Mumps, Measels and Rubella vaccine […]

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    Power Outages Reported In Benton County

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Power outages were reported throughout Benton County on Tuesday (Jan. 10), according to Carroll Electric Cooperative Corporation. Benton County Emergency Management Agency said that a Hiwassee substation blew a fuse that caused the outage. A crew is working to repair the outage now. According to Carroll Electric outage website, over 17,000 customers are without power. The areas without power include Bella Vista and Gravette.

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    FBI Offers Reward For Four Separate Bank Robberies In NWA

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — The FBI Little Rock Field Office is offering up to $5,000 for information leading to the arrests and convictions of suspects in four separate bank robberies across Northwest Arkansas. Bank of the Ozarks Robbery The robbery at Bank of the Ozarks at 2060 N. Crossover Rd. in Fayetteville took place Nov. 4, 2016. The suspect was described as a Hispanic or light skinned male, approximately 5’8”, wearing a gray jacket, blue jeans and was carrying a […]

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    Part Of Old Wire Road Closed For Construction In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A portion of Old Wire Road will be closed for construction work in Fayetteville beginning Tuesday (Jan. 10) and ending at 11 p.m. on Jan. 24, according to a press release from the City of Fayetteville. The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department will be widening and realigning Old Wire Road at Mission Boulevard as part of the Old Wire Road Improvement Project. This work will close Old Wire Road between Birwin Street and Mission Boulevard. The road will be […]

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    Road Outside Walmart Headquarters In Bentonville To Shut Down For Months

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The City of Bentonville announced on Monday (Jan. 9) that a major road will be closed until March beginning Thursday (Jan. 12). SW E Street to S. Walton Blvd. will be closed at 3 a.m. and is scheduled to re-open by 6 p.m. on March 12. The city said that closure is necessary to complete the installation of utilities as part of its 8th Street expansion project. All Walmart associate parking lots will remain open for use. […]

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    Two People Killed In Clark County Plane Crash

    CLARK COUNTY (KFSM) — Two people died in a plane crash on Thursday (Jan. 5) four miles east of Gurdon, according to the Arkansas Department of Emergency Management. The Air Force Rescue Coordination Center reported that a plane went missing on Thursday afternoon. The pilot of the plane reported to the Federal Aviation Administration that the aircraft had engine trouble. The signal was lost when the plane began to descend. Reports said that the aircraft was traveling from Dallas, Texas […]

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    Four People Arrested In Connection To Fort Smith New Year’s Eve Shooting

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Four people have been arrested in connection to a New Years Eve shooting in Fort Smith.  Police continue to search for the potential shooter, according to Sgt. Daniel Grubbs. Fort Smith Police responded to the Fort Smith Jazz & Blues Grill on 522 N. 10th Street around 2 a.m. regarding a possible shooting. Officers entered the club and found an apparent crime scene that appeared to have been cleaned up. Shortly after the officers arrived, a local hospital informed the […]

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    Bentonville Police Searching For McDonald’s Attempted Robbery Suspect

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — The Bentonville Police Department is searching for a suspect in an attempted armed robbery at a McDonald’s on Monday (Jan. 2), according to a press release from the department. Police responded to a robbery around 10 p.m. at the McDonald’s restaurant located at 3805 U.S. Hwy 71 in Bentonville. Employees stated that a male subject wearing a ski mask and armed with a semi-automatic handgun approached them on foot at the drive-through window and pointed the handgun […]

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    Southside Band Plays At Razorback Basketball Game

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — With the Razorback band in North Carolina for the Belk Bowl, a local high school band got to play in their place at the men’s and women’s basketball games. The Southside High School band had 80 students playing in the stands at the men’s basketball game on Thursday (Dec. 29) night. Band director Sean Carrier said it was an incredible opportunity for the students. To prepare for the games the band had to learn the University of Arkansas […]