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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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    AFP Confidential Memo Details Local Spat In Conservative PAC

    A rift in the Arkansas branch of Americans for Prosperity is laid out in detail in an article published online at the Mother Jones magazine website on Tuesday (Aug. 12). A 19-page confidential memo by Jason Cline, former Arkansas director for the conservative political action committee, details his response to complaints of his management style, including assertions that he is sexist and won’t listen to criticism. The article in left-leaning Mother Jones, including Cline’s memo, can be found by clicking […]

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    West Fork Police Chief Resigns

    West Fork Police Chief John Collins has resigned from his position, officials said. The resignation comes more than two months after the FBI and other authorities launched an investigation into corruption in  West Fork City Hall, as well as issues concerning waste being dumped into the White River from the city’s wastewater treatment facility. The former police chief submitted a one-sentence letter of resignation on Friday (Aug. 8), said Mayor Charles Rossetti. The mayor said the former chief’s decision to […]

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    Trial Date Set For Greenwood Woman In Infant Son’s Death

    YELL COUNTY (KFSM) – A trial date has been set for a Greenwood woman whose husband and 10-month-old son were found dead last week in the Ouachita Mountains. Brooke Sueann Floyd is charged with one felony count of manslaughter in the death of her son, officials said. Her trial is set to begin Oct. 6 in Yell County Circuit Court in Danville before Judge Jerry Don Ramey, officials said. She has a pretrial hearing on Oct. 2. In a waiver […]

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    Moxy The Dog’s Owner Has Court Date Set In Centerton

    CENTERTON (KFSM) – The owner of Moxy the dog, also known as Tinkerbelle, has had a court date set this month, officials say. The dog is with a foster family in Centerton and is “doing well,” according to officials. She is gaining weight and is growing her hair back, officials said. The owner, who has not been identified, is set to be arraigned in court on Aug. 19 after being cited on suspicion of failure to seek medical attention for […]

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    Greenwood Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter In Son’s Death

    YELL COUNTY (KFSM) – A Greenwood woman whose husband and 10-month-old son were found dead last week in the Ouachita Mountains has pleaded not guilty to one count of manslaughter. She is charged in the death of her son, officials said. The plea was entered in a waiver arrangement filed at the Yell County Circuit Court in Danville and signed by Brooke Sueann Floyd and her lawyer, Bill James. The waiver allows Floyd to skip a formal arraignment that had been […]

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    Woman Charged With Manslaughter After Son And Husband Found Dead

    YELL COUNTY (KFSM) – A woman whose 10-month-old baby and husband were found dead last week in the Ouachita Mountains was charged with manslaughter Tuesday after new details emerged about the deaths of her family members. Brooke Floyd, 21, surrendered herself to authorities Tuesday and was released from jail on the $50,000 bond she previously posted. She was also arrested last week on suspicion of hindering apprehension and endangering a minor. New court documents released Tuesday state Brian and Brooke Floyd […]

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    Greenwood Mom Not A Suspect In Husband, Infant Deaths, Lawyer Says

    The lawyer for a woman whose husband and 10-month-old son were recently found dead in the Ouachita Mountains says he doesn’t believe she should be considered a suspect in their deaths. “I’ve not seen anything to indicate she had anything to do with their deaths,” said Bill James, a Little Rock lawyer representing 21-year-old Brooke Floyd. “In my opinion, she’s not a suspect.” The Greenwood woman was released late last month from the Yell County Jail in Dardanelle after posting […]

  • Senator Seeks Answers From Arkansas Governor On Immigrants

    CAVE SPRINGS (KFSM) – Sen. Bart Hester, R-Cave Springs, wrote a letter to Gov. Mike Beebe on Friday (Aug. 1) asking what contact the state has had with the federal government concerning immigrants who recently entered the country, and Arkansas, illegally. In the letter, Hester wrote, “I am writing concerning reports the federal government has begun housing illegal immigrants in states across the country, often times without the knowledge or consent of governors or legislatures.” Hester calls the recent immigration […]

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    Fayetteville Woman At Center Of NCAA Concussion Settlement

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The NCAA has reached a preliminary settlement in a class-action lawsuit over concussions brought by former college athletes. As previously reported by CBSSports.com’s Dennis Dodd, the agreement filed Tuesday (July 29) calls for the NCAA to provide $70 million for concussion testing and diagnosis of current and former NCAA players to settle several claims. A Fayetteville resident and former University of Arkansas student, Angela Palacios, 21, who played soccer at Ouachita Baptist University, is one of the […]

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    Former Deputy Arrested On Suspicion Of Buying Pills Illegally

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Former Washington County Cpl. Stephanie Guenther is behind bars at the county jail after being arrested on suspicion of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud, authorities said. Guenther, 26, is accused of fraudulently obtaining 340 hydrocodone and 240 carisprodol prescriptions, according to a preliminary arrest report from the Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. Someone claiming to work for several doctors phoned the prescriptions in to several pharmacies in Fayetteville from May 26-June 23, 2014, the report states. However, the […]

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    Accused Child Killer’s Trial Date Set In Benton County

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – A November trial date is set for accused child killer Zachary Holly, officials said Monday (July 28). Holly, charged with capital murder in the 2012 killing of six-year-old Jersey Bridgeman in Bentonville, is set to go to trial on Nov. 3 in Benton County Circuit Court, according to the Benton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office. A pre-trial hearing is set for Friday (Aug. 1) before Circuit Judge Brad Karren, records show. The case has gone through several delays […]

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    Bentonville Man Accused Of Killing Grandmother Denied Bond

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – The Bentonville man suspected of stabbing his grandmother to death was denied bond Monday in Benton County Circuit Court. Michael Conklin, 26, was booked into the Benton County Jail on suspicion of capital murder Saturday, a day after being captured by deputies in Saline County following a four-day manhunt. His grandmother, Nelma Darline Conklin, was found dead in their Bentonville home July 20, according to the Bentonville Police Department. Authorities on Monday said Darline Conklin, 76, was […]


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