Recent Articles
  • Arkansans React To News Of Broyles’ Death

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — After the news of the death of former Razorback football head coach Frank Broyles was released, several Arkansans around the state shared their grief. Broyles passed away at the age of 92 following complications from Alzheimer’s disease. Jeff Long, University of Arkansas athletic director, said the state lost one of its most beloved figures. “The Razorback Family has lost its patriarch and Arkansas has lost one of its most beloved figures. Coach Frank Broyles was a legendary […]

  • Springdale Police Investigating Shooting Death

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Officers with the Springdale Police Department are investigating the shooting death of a 24-year-old male, Lt. Jeff Taylor said. Police responded to call at about 5:30 p.m. at the 200 block of Strawberry Meadows. Officers found the body of Xavier Williams inside an apartment, according to a Springdale Police Department press release. Williams had apparent gunshot wounds, and he was the only individual inside the apartment. Taylor said investigators are treating this as a homicide investigation, and […]

  • Celebration Of Life Service For Frank Broyles To Be Held On Saturday

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Celebration of Life service will be held on Saturday (Aug. 19) for University of Arkansas legend Frank Broyles. Former coaches, players and administrators will pay tribute to his life at 2 p.m. at Bud Walton Arena, according to a press release from the university. The celebration will be open to the public. The arena will open at 12:30 p.m. The university asks those attending to enter through the north, south and west entrances. Former Razorback football […]

  • OG&E Finds Error That Led To Higher Than Average Electric Bills

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — After several complaints of higher electric bills during the months of June and July, OG&E told SmartHours customers that they experienced a technical error that sent an incorrect price to customers. In a release posted to their website, OG&E said nine days in the months of June and July were designated and billed at a higher rate as Tier 4 days, and those days should have been billed at a lower rate as Tier 3 days. […]

  • Sallisaw Police Investigating Two Cases Of Counterfeit Money Use

    SALLISAW (KFSM) — The Sallisaw Police Department is investigating two cases of counterfeit money being used at local businesses, Cpt. Jeff Murray said. The Dollar General Store on East Cherokee reported that two male suspects used two counterfeit $20 bills on July 18. Murray said the bills were of poor quality, and both suspects appeared to be younger white males. The Diamond Express Convenience store on Kerr Blvd. reported that they had received one $20 bill on July 30. Detectives […]

  • Van Buren Police Search For Suspect Involved In Motorcycle Pursuit

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) — Officers with the Van Buren Police Department are searching for a suspect who was allegedly involved in a pursuit with police on Aug. 3, Detective Jonathan Wear said. Officers attempted to stop a motorcycle at South 4th and Industrial Park Road at about 9:05 a.m. after receiving a call of reckless driving. The driver stopped and then took off at a high rate of speed. According to the press release, the suspect fled for a short […]

  • Fayetteville Police Search For Possibly Armed Man

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department are looking for a possibly armed man that police say is wanted for several felony charges. Police said Larry Harrelson, 41, was last seen in the area of Highway 71B driving into the Springdale city limits. He was driving a gold Honda Accord with Oklahoma license AKB130 . If you have information or see Harrelson, call the police department at (479) 587-3555. Police ask that you do not approach him.

  • 188th Wing To Cease Operations At Razorback Range

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — The 188th Wing of the Arkansas Air National Guard will cease training operations at Razorback Range, Maj. William Phillips said. Phillips said the space was not being used that often, so the management and operations done at the range will change. Personnel who work at the range will be able to transfer to another position in the guard, Phillips said. The management team will transfer from Air National Guard to Army National Guard by late 2018. At this […]

  • Benton County Warns Residents Of Jury Scam

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A jury duty scam is making its way through Northwest Arkansas, Benton County communications director Channing Barker said. Many residents said they received calls at work, saying they faced imminent arrest because they didn’t report for mandated jury duty. The caller claims to be a Benton County Sheriff’s deputy and says the resident can pay a fine of up to $2,000 to avoid arrest. The scammer also says a deputy will come to the resident’s home […]

  • Tractor Trailer Accident Covers Interstate In Little Rock With Frozen Pizzas

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — A tractor trailer carrying frozen pizzas crashed on Interstate 30 in Little Rock on Wednesday (Aug. 9). Our CBS affiliate THV11 reports that the tractor trailer hit an overpass, ripped open the side of the trailer and spilled frozen pizzas all over the interstate. The accident happened near the Chicot Road exit. The portion of the interstate was closed while officials worked to clean the pizzas off of the road. Arkansas Department of Transportation used front […]

  • Maximum Security Inmates Take Over Tucker Unit With Officers Inside

    TUCKER, Ark. (KFSM) — UPDATE: The incident was resolved at 6:45 p.m. There were no major injuries to the correctional officers. —————- Six inmates have taken keys from correctional officers at the Tucker Unit in Tucker, Ark. on Monday (Aug. 7). The incident happened at around 3:30 p.m. during a recreation call, our CBS affiliate THV11 reports. Soloman Graves, public information officer with the Arkansas Department of Corrections said there are three correctional officers in the area where the inmates […]

  • One Dead After Boating Accident On Wister Lake

    WISTER LAKE (KFSM) — One person is dead and another was transported to a hospital after a boating accident on Wister Lake, Oklahoma Highway Patrol said. The accident happened at about 6 p.m. on Thursday (Aug. 3). Trooper Ryan Williams said the two boats collided while traveling in opposite directions while coming around a point. Oklahoma Highway Patrol said the accident is now under investigation. “You can’t see,” Jody Adams, friend said. “Both of them didn’t see each other and […]