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Brittany Boyett was born and raised in Fort Smith, and is a proud alumna of the University of Arkansas where she earned her Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism.

In 2014 Brittany joined the 5NEWS team and is currently the Lead Morning Producer for 5NEWS This Morning. She loves the River Valley and Northwest Arkansas and has a passion for telling stories where you live.

If you have a story idea, share it with her on Twitter @5NEWSBrittany or send an email to Brittany.Boyett@kfsm.com with the details!

Recent Articles
  • Suspect Involved In Deadly Shooting In Springdale Arrested

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — One man is dead and one is behind bars following  a shooting in Springdale on Monday night (July 17), according to Springdale Police. Officers said they were called to Chapel Ridge Apartments on North Oak Street around 8 p.m. after a shooting was reported. Officers then found a man between the ages of 18 to 21 dead in one of the apartments with what appeared to be multiple gunshot wounds. The victim was identified as Rwabuzisoni Daniel, […]

  • Fort Smith Police Search For Armed Robbery Suspect

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Fort Smith Police are searching for an armed robbery suspect after a local convenience store was held up Sunday afternoon (July 16). According to police, the robbery happened at the Flash Market located at 8100 Highway 71 at approximately 1:40 p.m. when an unknown white man entered the store with a firearm. The suspect demanded money and left the business with an undisclosed amount of money. Police said the suspect is described as a white male, […]

  • Knife-Wielding Suspect Wanted By Franklin County Sheriff’s Office Arrested In Florida

    FRANKLIN COUNTY (KFSM) — A Franklin County Sheriff’s Office suspect who was considered “armed and dangerous” has been detained in Florida. Michael Warrington, 49, was arrested by the Collier County Sheriff’s Office in Florida on Tuesday (July 11) on a warrant out of Highlands, Florida, for failure to pay child support, according to his booking report. Warrington also has a warrant out for his arrest for battery from Arkansas. He will eventually be extradited back to Arkansas on the charge, […]

  • State Treasurer Dennis Milligan Discusses Bringing More Money To Arkansas Communities On 5NEWS This Morning

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Arkansas State Treasurer Dennis Milligan stopped by 5NEWS This Morning Wednesday (July 12) to discuss changes to state treasury, which would increase local governments’ investment returns to bring more money to Arkansas communities. A piece of legislation initiated by Milligan passed during the 91st General Assembly and will expand the investment opportunities of cities, counties, school districts and other state agencies. Under Milligan’s lead, the State Treasury has produced some of the highest investment returns in nearly […]

  • Fort Smith Teen Hospitalized After Crashing Bike Into Parked Truck

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A Fort Smith teen is recovering after crashing a bike into a parked truck Wednesday night (July 5). Fort Smith Police said 16-year-old Thomas Northrup was riding the bike down a steep hill on South 32nd Street and lost control on a curve at the bottom of the hill that turns into Enid Street, striking a parked truck. Northrup was taken by medical helicopter to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock. According to Northrup’s mother, he […]

  • Early Voting Underway In Washington, Benton County Special Election

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Early voting starts Wednesday (July 5) for special elections in parts of Benton County and Washington County. The official election will be held on Tuesday, July 11. BENTON COUNTY: Voters will decide if the city of Avoca in Benton County can start selling liquor on Sundays. If it passes, Two Sisters Liquor along with a gas station and dollar general will be able to sell alcohol on Sundays. Early voting will take place at the Benton County Clerks Office […]

  • Record Number Competing In Daisy’s 52nd Annual BB Gun National Championship

    ROGERS (KFSM) — The best BB gun shooters from across the country will compete in Rogers this weekend as Daisy’s 52nd Annual National Championship Match kicks off Friday (June 30). This is the largest 5-meter BB gun match in the country, attracting thousands of youth shooters from nearly every state. Daisy is expecting it’s biggest turn out ever with 69 teams plus 56 former national champions coming to the competition. With each team consisting of seven members, plus coaches and families, […]

  • One Injured After Head-On Crash On Highway 59 In Crawford County

    CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) — Arkansas State Police is on the scene after a head-on collision on Highway 59, just south of Cedarville across from the Crawford County Speedway. The collision happened just after 7:30 a.m. Thursday (June 29), after a pick-up truck and a sedan hit head-on. Police said the driver of the pick-up pulled out of a gas station and in front of the sedan, causing the collision. According to a Crawford County deputy, the man driving the sedan […]

  • Fort Smith’s Recycling Resumes Monday After Agreement Reached

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — Starting Monday (June 26) Fort Smith residents recyclables will be picked up and taken to a newly leased warehouse. Third Rock Recycling Inc. and Pen Sales will now accept Fort Smith’s recycling materials. The pair has secured and leased a warehouse on Highway 271 for the process. City leaders said Third Rock Recycling will accept the material at the leased facility where it will take about three weeks to get equipment up and running. Until that time […]

  • Teen Injured After Being Hit By Vehicle In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A teenager was hit by a vehicle early Monday morning (June 19), according to Sgt. Daniel Grubbs with the Fort Smith Police Department. The 15-year-old male was hit in the 6800 block of Jenny Lind Road, near the old Whirlpool facility, shortly after 1 a.m. According to Sgt. Grubbs, the teen was transferred to Arkansas Children’s Hospital in Little Rock for treatment. He’s suffering from a collapsed lung, pulmonary contusion on the right chest area and head […]

  • Bentonville Police Arrest One Involved In Alleged Gang Activity

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Bentonville Police responded to a call of an armed person on Monday (June 12) at 54 Cheryl Circle after a neighbor stated that he witnessed multiple people spray painting graffiti on the garage door and sides of a home, according to a press release. Police said the neighbor then yelled for them to stop and was approached by one of the suspects who was wearing a bandana over his face. The suspect aimed a chrome-colored handgun at […]

  • Crews Evacuate Rogers Apartment Building Up In Flames

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Crews were on the scene Thursday (June 15) at an apartment complex that caught fire near 7th and Poplar Street in Rogers. According to dispatch, firefighters evacuated residents from 7th Street Apartments after a second story unit went up in flames. The tenants of the unit said if it wasn’t for their smoke detector they may not have known their home was on fire. The complex’s landlord told 5NEWS he believes the apartment unit is a total […]