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Curt Lanning is from Russellville, Arkansas and loves all things "nerd."

He graduated from Arkansas Tech University in 2014 with his master's degree in multimedia journalism.

Within the realm of journalism, Curt loves anything in the area of technology, breaking news, and any headlines related to the natural state.


Recent Articles
  • McDonalds Theft Suspect

    Rogers Police Department Decides Not To Press Charges In McDonalds Theft Case

    ROGERS (KFSM) – The Rogers Police Department has decided ultimately not to pursue charges in a McDonalds theft case they asked for the public’s help with on July 24, according to a post on their Facebook page. After asking the public to identify the suspect in the theft case on their Facebook page, the suspect called police and was able to give them her side of the story, the post states. After processing her information, the detective working the case decided […]

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    Police: Rogers Walmart Robbed Twice In Same Day, Man Walks Out With 47-Inch TV

    ROGERS (KFSM) – A Rogers Walmart was robbed twice in the same day on July 20, police say. The Walmart is at 4208 S. Pleasant Crossing Blvd, and in one case, approximately $500 worth of merchandise was shoplifted, according to a post on the Rogers Police Department Facebook page. At 7 a.m., the suspect pictured at right selected a 47-inch LG LCD HDTV from the electronics department and then took the item to the front of the store. While en […]

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    Man Accused Of Killing Pregnant Girlfriend Is Charged With Capital Murder

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A Fort Smith man accused of killing his pregnant girlfriend was officially charged today in Sebastian County, according to a news release from Prosecuting Attorney Daniel Shue. Douglas D. True appeared in court on Monday (July 28) before Judge James Cox, where he was charged with two counts of capital murder, the release states. One count was for the deceased girlfriend, 22-year-old Briana Butler, and the other count was for her unborn child, according to officials. No bond […]

  • James R. Lane

    Identities Of Booneville Homicide Suspects Released

    BOONEVILLE (KFSM) – The identities of the three suspects thought to be involved in a Booneville murder case have been released, according to court documents. William L. Strickland, 32, of Branch, John H. Massey, Jr., 40, of Booneville, and James R. Lane, 33, of Booneville were all arrested in connection with the homicide case that occurred on July 22, court documents state. Greg Kennedy, 40, of Booneville was killed on the afternoon of July 22, authorities said. Witnesses told 5NEWS […]

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    Scott County ‘Jaws Of Life’ Truck Stolen, Authorities Say

    The Northwest Scott County Volunteer Fire Department had their Jaws of Life truck stolen on Saturday morning (July 26), according to Fire Chief Donnie Adkins. The theft happened around 7 a.m. at the Highway 378 fire station, Adkins said. “Someone broke through the west block wall where the AC duct work enters the building,” Adkins said. After the individual(s) got inside, they unlocked the bay door, drove the truck out, pulled the door down and drove away, according to Adkins. The […]

  • Tiffany Miller

    Arrested Prostitution Suspect Agreed To Accept $70 And A Bud Light For Sex, Police Say

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – The Fort Smith Police Department Street Crimes Unit busted a prostitution suspect in an undercover operation on Thursday (July 24), according to an offense report. Tiffany Miller, 19, of Fort Smith was arrested during an undercover prostitution investigation into an Internet ad on http://www.BackPage.com in the escorts section, the report states. Miller invited an undercover detective back to her home in the 1200 block of North 45 St.  She also agreed to accept $70 and a […]

  • Brandon Jones

    Police: Van Involved In Fort Smith Theft Case Located, Suspect Arrested

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Investigators with the Fort Smith Police Department have located what they believe is the van used in a prior theft case involving $25,000 worth of missing tires and rims and arrested a case suspect, according to a news release. Brandon A. Jones, Jr., 29, was taken into custody after a warrant was issued for his arrest, the release states. Authorities said they believe the van was reported stolen from a business at 5912 S. 28th St. The van […]

  • Harper Floyd

    Greenwood Man And Baby Reported Missing

    GREENWOOD (KFSM) – A Greenwood man and baby have been reported missing, according to a post on the Yell County Sheriff’s Department Facebook page. Brian A. Floyd, 33, and Harper A. Floyd, 10 months old, were last seen in the Ouachita Mountains, the post states. They were south of Blue Mountain Lake, broken down in a dark green 1997 GMC king cab pickup truck, according to the post. The truck did not have a license plate, and the name of the […]

  • Jerry Ross

    Police: Man Arrested After Rubbing Feces On Pole At Northside High

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A Fort Smith man with a history of indecent exposure convictions was arrested on July 19 after police say he exposed himself at Northside High School, according to an arrest warrant. Jerry Ross, 75, was arrested on a felony warrant on suspicion of indecent exposure. On June 23, janitors at Northside High School at 2301 N. B St. found a pole in a breezeway covered in fecal matter, the warrant states. After reviewing surveillance video, they saw Ross […]

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    Fayetteville Opening Compost Facility To Help With Storm Debris

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The city of Fayetteville is set to open the the compost facility on Saturday (July 26) to help residents deal with storm damage debris, according to a news release. The compost facility will be open on Saturday from 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. accepting materials from the recent storm damage for drop off, the release states. The compost facility is located at 1708 S. Armstrong Ave., and residents can drop off materials for free; however, residents must […]

  • Counterfeit

    Van Buren Police Seek Person Of Interest In Counterfeit Money Case

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) – The Van Buren Police Department is looking for a person of interest in a counterfeit money case, according to a news release from Detective Jonathan Wear. The man pictured at right is a person of interest in the counterfeit money case, the release states. On July 23 at 4:08 p.m. the man, also pictured below, went into the 64 Corner Store at 4003 Alma Hwy and handed over a counterfeit bill, according to the release. Police are […]

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    Santana Scheduled To Perform At The AMP

    ROGERS (KFSM) – Santana is scheduled to perform at the Walmart Arkansas Music Pavilion, according to a news release on Friday (July 25). Santana is scheduled to perform on Oct. 5. The gates will open at 6 p.m., and the music will start at 7 p.m., the release states. Tickets will go on sale on Aug. 1 at 9 a.m. and range from $39-$129, according to the release. Tickets can be purchased by calling the box office at 479-443-5600 or […]