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  • Man Crashes Car into Ozark Bar

    Posted on: 7:05 pm, October 5, 2012, by , updated on: 12:07am, October 6, 2012

    A driver crashed his car into the Speak Easy bar in Ozark Friday night. The man was unconscious when emergency...
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    Photo Courtesy Lisa Arnold
  • Train Collides with UPS Truck in Stilwell

    Posted on: 4:53 pm, October 3, 2012, by

    A train collided with a UPS truck in Stilwell, Oklahoma around 11:40 a.m. Wednesday, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol dispatchers....
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    Stilwell train accident - Photos taken by Darrell Neale, Stilwell Democrat-Journal
  • LeFlore County Sheriff Beat in Runoff

    Posted on: 11:28 pm, August 28, 2012, by , updated on: 12:27pm, August 29, 2012

    LeFlore County Sheriff Bruce Curnutt was ousted in Tuesday’s Democratic Primary Election runoff. Unofficial results show Rob Seale beats the...
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  • Ozark Man Dies in Rollover Crash

    Posted on: 8:31 pm, August 1, 2012, by , updated on: 10:33pm, August 1, 2012

    An Ozark man is dead after a rollover accident on Highway 219 in Franklin County just after 5:30 p.m. Wednesday....
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    iPix Courtesy Sheriff Anthony Boen
  • iVideo: Transformer Explosion During Strong Storms

    Posted on: 10:23 pm, July 26, 2012, by , updated on: 10:42pm, July 26, 2012

    Take a look at this iVideo Stina Krieger emailed to 5NEWS of a transformer explosion in Fort Smith. A strong...
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  • Fort Smith Man Reportedly Stabs Friend Over Missing Whiskey

    Posted on: 10:17 pm, July 19, 2012, by , updated on: 01:06pm, July 20, 2012

    Two Fort Smith men were arrested around 6 p.m. Thursday in connection to a stabbing over a bottle of liquor,...
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  • Ozark Officer Accused of Corruption Bonds Out of Jail

    Posted on: 4:17 pm, July 10, 2012, by , updated on: 01:35pm, July 11, 2012

    Ozark Police Officer Justin Phillps, 34, is out of jail on a $7,500 after being arrested on on suspicion of...
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  • Strong Storms Cause River Valley Power Outages

    Posted on: 8:34 pm, July 9, 2012, by , updated on: 12:17am, July 10, 2012

    Strong, but brief storms in the River Valley left at least 5,800 homes and businesses without power Monday evening. Nearly...
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    Power Outage Storm
  • Sequoyah County Water Restrictions

    Posted on: 3:17 pm, June 29, 2012, by , updated on: 03:18pm, June 29, 2012

    A water shortage prompted the Sequoyah County Water Association to issue water restrictions Friday. Customers could be fined more up...
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  • Fireworks Spark House Fire

    Posted on: 10:34 pm, June 28, 2012, by , updated on: 10:40am, June 29, 2012

    A Washington County home caught fire around 4:30 p.m.Thursday, after teenagers were playing with fireworks on Tyree Mountain Road southeast...
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  • Oklahoma Primary Election Results

    Posted on: 11:15 pm, June 26, 2012, by , updated on: 02:33am, June 27, 2012

    STATE CORPORATION COMMISSIONERGOP PRIMARY100% Precincts ReportingBrooks Mitchell 35%Bob Anthony 65% U.S. REPRESENTATIVEDISTRICT 2 GOP PRIMARY100% Precincts ReportingDustin Rowe 10.13%Dwayne Thompson...
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    CAMP 2012 FS
  • Fort Smith Bicyclist Hit by Truck

    Posted on: 5:29 pm, June 14, 2012, by , updated on: 06:09pm, June 14, 2012

    A bicyclist was sent to the hospital after being hit by a pickup truck in Fort Smith around 5 p.m....
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    Bike Versus Pick-up