Shain Bergan

Shain Bergan joined the 5NEWS team as an assignments manager in our Northwest Arkansas newsroom in July 2012. If you have a story idea, email him at

Recent Articles

  • Lowell Transformer Fire Spreads To Field

    Posted on: 9:03 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 10:17pm, April 10, 2014

    Lowell crews on Thursday night battled a transformer fire that spread to a field near Edgehill Avenue. Authorities received a...
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  • Former Razorback Arrested After Dog Found Dead, Another Malnourished

    Posted on: 8:40 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 05:49pm, April 11, 2014

    A former Razorback football player was arrested Thursday after police say he abandoned two of his dogs, resulting in the...
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  • Police: Inmate Back In Custody After Using Wrong Name To Get Released

    Posted on: 5:00 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 05:16pm, April 10, 2014

    Police say they have caught the woman who was mistakenly released from the Johnson County Jail after using another woman’s...
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  • 2 Hospitalized In HazMat Wreck On I-540 In Springdale

    Posted on: 2:29 pm, April 10, 2014, by , updated on: 05:32pm, April 10, 2014

    A Hazardous Materials unit responded Thursday afternoon to a traffic crash with a fuel spill on Interstate 540 near Sunset...
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  • Defense Gets More Time In Accused Child Killer’s Case

    Posted on: 6:11 pm, April 9, 2014, by

    Zachary Holly’s attorneys have asked for his trial to be pushed back to further prepare for his capital murder case...
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  • Fired Comptroller Expected To File Grievance

    Posted on: 4:58 pm, April 9, 2014, by , updated on: 05:27pm, April 9, 2014

    Benton County officials tell 5NEWS the comptroller fired Tuesday is expected to file a grievance by Friday with the county...
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  • Whole Foods Store Could Be Coming To Fayetteville

    Posted on: 4:09 pm, April 9, 2014, by

    Plans have been submitted to the City of Fayetteville for development of what may become a Whole Foods Market, according...
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  • Rossetti Wins West Fork Mayor Race

    Posted on: 9:27 pm, April 8, 2014, by

    Charlie Rossetti won the West Fork mayor’s race Tuesday night, after serving as the city’s interim mayor since November. Rossetti...
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  • Springdale Company Fined $44,000 In Worker’s Death

    Posted on: 9:06 pm, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 09:31pm, April 8, 2014

    A Springdale recycling facility has been fined $44,000 for violating safety regulations, after a worker died last year in a...
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  • Police: Suspects Pretended To Be Feds, Handcuffed Family At Gunpoint

    Posted on: 4:58 pm, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 05:20pm, April 8, 2014

    Three suspects were arrested this week after allegedly pretending to be federal agents and handcuffing a family, before holding one...
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  • Benton County Comptroller Fired

    Posted on: 4:48 pm, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 04:51pm, April 8, 2014

    The Benton County comptroller was fired Tuesday, after being placed on leave in connection with a corruption case in which...
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  • Greenland Student Arrested After Bomb Threat

    Posted on: 2:54 pm, April 8, 2014, by , updated on: 03:05pm, April 8, 2014

    A Greenland student has been arrested after admitting to leaving a bomb threat at the high school, said Greenland Police...
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    Greenland High School