Marty Cook

Marty came to 5NEWS as the Northwest Arkansas weekend assignment manager in October 2012 after nearly 15 years as a sportswriter with a local newspaper. He was born and raised in Shreveport, La., and graduated from Missouri with a Bachelor degree in journalism with a minor in history. His wife, Jennifer, raises three daughters exceptionally well while Marty desperately tries to stay out of the way without messing anything up. He is usually in timeout.

Recent Articles

  • Suspect Accused of Stabbing ‘Good Samaritan’

    Posted on: 4:37 pm, August 3, 2013, by and , updated on: 04:07pm, August 6, 2013

    Fayetteville police arrested a man Tuesday (Aug. 6) in connection with a weekend stabbing. Javier Vera-Jurado, 30, of Fayetteville, is...
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    Javier Vera Jurado
  • Kidnapping-Robbery Suspect Arrested; Two More At Large

    Posted on: 5:40 pm, July 28, 2013, by , updated on: 05:47pm, July 28, 2013

    A Fayetteville woman faces kidnapping and aggravated robbery charges after being arrested Saturday night. Brandy Sisemore, 28, was booked in...
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    Brandy Sisemore
  • Sheriff Calls Off Search for Missing Beaver Lake Diver

    Posted on: 3:53 pm, July 27, 2013, by , and , updated on: 01:25pm, August 2, 2013

    Carroll County Sheriff Bob Grudek said the weeklong search for a missing spear fisherman has been called off because of...
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  • Man Slashed Across Chest in LeFlore County

    Posted on: 9:26 pm, July 21, 2013, by and , updated on: 10:49pm, July 21, 2013

    LeFlore County Sheriff Rob Seale said a 50-year-old man was taken to Sparks Regional Medical Center in Fort Smith after...
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    LeFlore Stabbing
  • Portion of Fort Smith Under Precautionary Boil Order

    Posted on: 4:34 pm, July 21, 2013, by and , updated on: 06:36pm, July 21, 2013

    A portion of western Fort Smith and Arkoma, Okla., is under a precautionary boil order, officials said Sunday. A water...
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  • 4 Go To Hospital With Minor Injuries After Car Crash

    Posted on: 10:08 pm, July 20, 2013, by

    Four people, including two children, were taken to hospitals after a two-car accident Saturday evening in Rogers. Rogers Fire Department...
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  • Man Hospitalized After Jumping From Burning Truck

    Posted on: 9:42 pm, July 20, 2013, by and , updated on: 10:59pm, July 21, 2013

    Police said a 40-year-old Winslow man who jumped from a burning pickup truck Saturday night was hospitalized with burns in...
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  • Abandoned House Destroyed By Fire in Muldrow

    Posted on: 4:28 pm, July 20, 2013, by

    An abandoned house was destroyed by fire Saturday afternoon in Muldrow. Muldrow Fire Chief Allen Faulkner said railroad workers called...
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    Muldrow Fire 7-20
  • 26 Pounds of Marijuana Discovered; Man Arrested

    Posted on: 3:00 pm, July 20, 2013, by , updated on: 03:39pm, July 20, 2013

    A Eureka Springs man faces drug trafficking charges after Sequoyah County officials said 26 pounds of marijuana were found in...
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    Travis Graham
  • Suspect In Arson And Arrow Shooting Gets $75K Bond, Assault Charges

    Posted on: 2:36 pm, July 15, 2013, by and

    The Siloam Springs man suspected of shooting arrows at responding police officers after lighting his home on fire had his...
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    Terry Fulfer
  • Police: Man Shot Arrows At Officers, Set House on Fire

    Posted on: 9:53 pm, July 13, 2013, by , and , updated on: 10:28pm, July 14, 2013

    A Siloam Springs man is being held without bond after police said he shot two arrows at officers and set...
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    SS Fire 7-14
  • Son Arrested After Woman Found Living in Squalor

    Posted on: 8:02 pm, July 7, 2013, by and , updated on: 12:16pm, July 8, 2013

    A Fayetteville man faces a felony endangerment charge after police said they found his mother living in a roach-infested home...
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    David Sisemore