Recent Articles
  • Suspect In Fort Smith High-Speed Chase Now In Custody

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A suspect from a high-speed chase in Fort Smith is now in custody, police said. Police said Joshua Spencer, 33, was on parole and now facing charges of felony theft by receiving, fleeing by means of a vehicle, and several counts of aggravated assault. Police also learned that he had a warrant for failure to register as a sex offender. The pursuit started on Zero Street, and ended at the Village South Apartments by River Valley […]

  • Back In U.S., Las Vegas Gunman’s Girlfriend With Ties To Northwest Arkansas Now Center Of Investigation

    LOS ANGELES (CBS News) — FBI agents met Las Vegas gunman Stephen Paddock‘s girlfriend at Los Angeles International Airport Tuesday night. CBS News confirms Marilou Danley was on Philippine Airlines Flight 102. Danley, 62, went to the Philippines in mid-September, and Paddock reportedly transferred $100,000 there, just days before the mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. Danley returned to the U.S. overnight after three weeks overseas. She lived with the gunman and was around him as he was building up that arsenal. She is […]

  • CBS News Now Working To Confirm Tom Petty’s Death

    MALIBU (KFSM) — Tom Petty, the rocker best known as the frontman of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, is clinging to life in a Los Angeles hospital, according to TMZ. CBS News originally reported that Tom Petty had died. The network is now saying that they are working to confirm that is true. (1/2)The LAPD has no information about the passing of singer Tom Petty. Initial information was inadvertantly provided to some media sources — LAPD HQ (@LAPDHQ) October 2, […]

  • Gravette Police Searching For Missing Teenager

    GRAVETTE (KFSM) — Gravette police are searching for missing 16-year-old Matthew Brock. Police said Brock ran away from his residence in Hiwasse, Arkansas on Sept. 25. at 11 p.m. He is believed to be wearing a t-shirt and shorts, unknown color, and a black and yellow batman baseball hat. Police said Matthew is believed to be at an unknown location in the Rogers area, and is not believed to be in any danger at this time. If you have any […]

  • Street Closures And Modifications During Bikes, Blues & BBQ

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Officers with the Fayetteville Police Department are planning for the 18th Annual Bikes, Blues & BBQ motorcycle rally. The rally will begin on Wednesday (Sept. 20) and continue through Saturday (Sept. 23). According to a press release, the department has been meeting with event organizers, local merchants and citizens to make the event safe and enjoyable for all. The department reminds citizens to be aware of the large numbers of cyclists and pedestrians visiting Fayetteville, and accident […]

  • Son Of Missing Woman Says His Mother’s Car Matches One Found At Springdale Hospital

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – Springdale police are investigating a body found inside a car at a Springdale hospital on Wednesday (Sept. 13), but the son of a missing woman has posted on Facebook about that body. Quenton Nichols, the son of missing woman Christy Nichols, posted on Facebook saying police told him officers had found his mother’s car in the Northwest Medical Center parking lot with a woman matching his mother’s description inside. Christy is from Noel, Missouri, but was last […]

  • Former Benton County Employee Sentenced To Over 2 Years For Embezzlement Of Government Funds & Tax Fraud

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A former accounting specialist for Benton County was sentenced to 34 months in federal prison Thursday (Sept. 14) on one count each of theft concerning programs that receive funds and one count of filing a false income tax return, the U.S. attorney’s office for the Western District of Arkansas said in a press release. Connie Guild, 52, pleaded guilty on April 13 to embezzling more than $1 million in public funds over a 10-year period, according to federal prosecutors. Guild, […]

  • Spaghetti Dinner & Pie Auction To Benefit Cameron High School

    CAMERON (KFSM) — A spaghetti dinner and pie auction benefiting Cameron High School will be held on Sunday (Sept. 17). The school suffered a fire on Aug. 29 that damaged the school and delayed classes until Sept. 13. The fundraiser will be held at the Mosholatubbee Lodge #13 at 26661 West 5th St. in Cameron. Lunch will be served from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and the pie auction will begin at 2 p.m. Meals will be $5 per plate, […]

  • Montgomery Gentry Singer Troy Gentry Killed In Helicopter Crash

    MEDFORD, New Jersey (KFSM) — Troy Gentry, half of the country music group Montgomery Gentry, died in a helicopter crash on Friday (Sept. 8). The crash happened at 1 p.m. in Medford, New Jersey. The group was scheduled to perform at the Flying W Airport & Resort in Medford. Gentry was 50 years old. Details of the crash are unknown at this time. pic.twitter.com/nLgE0r4z0d — Montgomery Gentry (@mgunderground) September 8, 2017

  • Two-Headed Snake Spotted In Forrest City

    JONESBORO (KFSM) — A two-headed snake was spotted near Forrest City on Wednesday (Sept. 6), said Cody Walker, the education program specialist at the Forrest L. Wood Crowley’s Ridge Nature Center in Jonesboro. Rodney Kelso found the two-headed timber rattle snake while working about three miles north of Forrest City on Highway 284. The snake is about 11 inches long and was found with two other snakes that looked normal. Walker said full grown timber snakes, the most venomous snake […]

  • Cannonball Taken From Confederate Statue On Bentonville Square Found Under Park Bench

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A cannonball that was taken from the confederate statue on the Bentonville square has been found, according to the Bentonville Police Department. The cannonball was found on Friday at 6:30 a.m. It was found under a park bench on the northeast side of the Bentonville square. Police are still investigating the theft.  

  • New Interstate 49 Lanes Open In Benton County

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Five miles of newly constructed lanes on Interstate 49 in Rogers and Lowell will be open to traffic Friday morning (Sept 8), according to Arkansas Department of Transportation officials. The completed inside lanes of northbound and southbound I-49 between exits 78 and 83 will be opened to traffic at 6 a.m. Crews will continue to work in the inside shoulders and inside lane prior to the opening. The public is encouraged to use caution in these […]