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Larry Henry joined the 5NEWS team as a managing editor in March of 2012. He is a veteran reporter and editor who worked in Nevada, Tennessee, and most recently Northwest Arkansas.

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    Former Bentonville School Bus Driver Found Not Guilty In Child Abuse Case

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – A Benton County jury found a former Bentonville school bus driver not guilty on Tuesday (April 7) on a misdemeanor child abuse charge. Janefer Ogborn, arrested in 2013 with her husband, James, after a police officer said their malnourished children looked “like they came from a Holocaust concentration camp,” was found not guilty of misdemeanor third-degree battery. In addition to the misdemeanor charge against Janefer Ogborn, both Ogborns were charged with three felonies each, including endangering the […]

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    Washington County Attorney Asks Prosecutor To Suspend Investigation Into Faulty Bridges

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Washington County Attorney Steve Zega has asked the county prosecutor to suspend his office’s investigation into faulty bridges in the county. In an email on Monday (April 6), Steve Zega, the county attorney (pictured), asked Washington County Prosecuting Attorney Matt Durrett to suspend his investigation in light of Justice of the Peace Eva Madison’s request last week to the state attorney general to launch an investigation. “There is no reason to have two investigations going at […]

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    INTERVIEW: Church Of Wells Elder Discusses Former Fayetteville Woman Leaving Church, Calling 911

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A 28-year-old Arkansas woman has been reunited with her family after spending nearly two years at a church in Wells, Texas, authorities said. Catherine Grove, a former nursing student in Fayetteville, was reunited with her father, Andy Grove, about 1:20 a.m. on Friday (April 3) at the Angelina County, Texas, Sheriff’s Department, said Capt. Alton Lenderman. The woman was uninjured. She returned with her father to Arkansas early Friday. In September 2013, Grove’s parents, Andy and Patty […]

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    LeFlore County Killer Dies Of Lung Cancer In Oklahoma

    LEFLORE COUNTY, OKLAHOMA (KFSM) – A LeFlore County, Oklahoma, man sentenced to life in prison last year in the 2009 murder of his former brother-in-law has died, a prison official said. Raymond Larry Nichols, 62, died Saturday (March 28) at Lindsay Municipal Hospital, a medical facility used by the Oklahoma Department of Corrections in the town of Lindsay, said Terri Watkins, spokeswoman. The probable cause of death was lung cancer, she said. Nichols was sentenced to life in prison without […]

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    Razorback Football Player Pleads Not Guilty To DWI Charge

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – University of Arkansas football player Tevin Beanum pleaded not guilty in Fayetteville District Court on Monday (March 30) to driving while intoxicated, court records show. The not guilty plea was entered on Beanum’s behalf by his lawyer. Beanum is set to appear in District Court on June 10 on the misdemeanor drunken driving charge, records show. Beanum was arrested last month in Fayetteville on suspicion of driving while intoxicated and illegally possessing alcohol, according to the Washington […]

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    Oklahoma Man Gets Life Sentence In 2009 Murder

    A LeFlore County, Okla., man was sentenced to life in prison without parole on Thursday (July 10) in the 2009 murder of his former brother-in-law, officials said In addition to a life sentence, Raymond Larry Nichols, 61, also was fined $10,000, said Marion Fry, first assistant district attorney. The sentencing occurred in LeFlore County District Court before Judge Jonathan Sullivan. Nichols, who lived just outside of  Cameron, Okla., was found guilty on May 9 in the murder of his former […]

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    Firefighters Respond To Fire Call At Cave Springs Home

    CAVE SPRINGS (KFSM) – Firefighters early Monday (March 30) responded to a call from a homeowner, saying she suspected her house in the 1300 block of Shook Drive in Cave Springs was on fire, officials said. However, firefighters said the scent of smoke that the homeowner detected was coming from a furnace. There was no fire in the house, officials said.  

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    Suspected Driver Involved In Bentonville Deadly Hit-And-Run Identified

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – The suspected driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run Tuesday (March 17) in Bentonville has been identified, according to police. Tommie Prickett, 62, of Springdale was named as the suspect who was driving the car that struck and killed a motorcycle driver. Aron Nathanial Romero, 33, of Centerton was identified as the motorcycle rider who was killed in the incident, authorities said. He was driving a 2003 Honda XTR when the incident took place. On Tuesday at 6:54 […]

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    Governor Set To Attend Conservative Arkansas Chili Supper In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Gov. Asa Hutchinson and his wife, Susan, are set to attend Conservative Arkansas’ annual chili supper later this month in Fayetteville. At the event, the Springdale-based political action committee will name its 2014 Conservative of the Year. At last year’s chili supper, Rep. Charlie Collins, R-Fayetteville, was named Conservative of the Year for 2013.  That event was held in Springdale, attracting about 150 people, including candidates for local and state offices. This year’s potluck chili supper is […]

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    Rogers Man Found Guilty Of Kidnapping Texas Woman

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) –  A Rogers man was found guilty in federal court in Fayetteville on Tuesday (March 17) of aiding in the kidnapping of a Texas woman in 2014, records show. Theron Vance, a 2010 graduate of Rogers Heritage High, was found guilty on one count of conspiracy to commit kidnapping and one count of aiding and abetting, according to court records. He will be sentenced in 90 to 120 days, after a pre-sentence report prepared by the federal probation […]

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    Mexico, China Among Countries Banning Arkansas Turkeys

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – At least 40 countries, including Mexico and China, have banned Arkansas turkeys after bird flu was found in a commercial flock in Boone County, said a poultry industry spokesman on Thursday (March 12). Some of the international markets banning Arkansas turkeys, such as Hong Kong, are only keeping out those turkeys that originated in Boone County. Other markets, including Singapore, are banning all Arkansas turkeys, said Toby Moore of the USA Poultry and Egg Export Council. The […]

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    Searcy Police Chief Resigns In Wake Of ATF Investigation

    SEARCY, Ark. (KTHV) — Federal agents with the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms, and Explosives served a search warrant at the home of Searcy police chief Jeremy Clark on Tuesday (March 3), officials said. Searcy Mayor David Morris held a news conference Tuesday afternoon, saying Clark had resigned as police chief earlier in the day, effective immediately. Capt. Eric Webb is now in charge of day-to-day operations of Searcy’s police department. THV11 obtained the former chief’s resignation letter via the […]


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