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    Firefighter Injured In Prairie Grove House Fire

    PRAIRIE GROVE (KFSM) -A Farmington Fire Department firefighter was treated and released from the hospital after a house fire in Prairie Grove Friday¬†(Nov. 21) morning, according to the Farmington fire chief. Firefighter William Watts fell through the floor into the basement after walking through the front door of the house at 13138 Butler Road after he and the rest of the fire crews checked if there was anyone inside the home, Fire Chief Mark Cunningham said. Firefighter Bret Cunningham pulled […]

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    Two Hospitalized After Three-Vehicle Wreck In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- Two people were transported to the hospital after a three-vehicle wreck on College Avenue in Fayetteville Friday (Nov. 21), according to Fayetteville Central EMS. The accident happened just after 3:00 p.m. at the intersection of College Avenue and Main Drive. Photos showed two SUVs and a car were involved and an elderly woman had be extricated through the windshield of one of the SUVs. Both of the people who were injured were taken to Washington Regional Medical Center, […]

  • Arkansas Governor Beebe Reflects On Time In Office

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- Arkansas Governor Mike Beebe (D) was a guest at a luncheon hosted by the Political Animals Club of Northwest Arkansas Friday (Nov. 21) afternoon. 5NEWS caught up with Governor Beebe as his final term comes to an end in January when Republican governor-elect Asa Hutchinson will take over the position after beating Democratic candidate Mike Ross on Nov. 4. Beebe couldn’t run for office again because of governor term-limits. Beebe on his accomplishments as governor: “I’m very proud […]

  • 13 Capital Murder Suspects Awaiting Trial In Northwest Arkansas

    (KFSM)- Currently, there are 13 capital murder suspects awaiting trial in Washington and Benton counties. A capital murder conviction is punishable by death. The capital murder suspects awaiting trial in Washington County are: Stephen Scott Scott is one of three suspects accused in the stabbing death of Gustavo Ortiz-Espinosa on Sept. 6 at the Econo Lodge in Fayetteville, according to authorities. His jury trial is scheduled to begin Dec. 10. You can read more about the case here. Cory Ryan […]

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    Obama: Shielding Millions From Deportation Is “Lawful”

    (CBS News)- President Obama on Thursday defended the actions he’s taking to shield about 5 million immigrants in the U.S. illegally from deportation as “lawful” and consistent with what his predecessors have done. (For local reaction and reaction from Arkansas lawmakers, click here.) “I continue to believe that the best way to solve this problem is by working together to pass that kind of common sense law,” the president said. “But until that happens, there are actions I have the […]

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    Friend Remembers Former Rogers High School Student Killed In Missouri Shooting

    ROGERS (KFSM)- A former Rogers High School student died Wednesday (Nov. 19) after a weekend shooting in Springfield, Mo. Christopher K. Freeman, 24, and three others were shot at an Economy Inn in Springfield Saturday (Nov. 15) morning, according to the Springfield Police Department. Officers were called to the motel on Glenstone Avenue at about 7:45 a.m. after a 911 caller say they had found four people who appeared to be injured in room 149, according to a police release. […]

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    Greenland School District Launches Smartphone App

    GREENLAND (KFSM)- The Greenland School District has launched a new smartphone application to send out important district information and push notifications from Greenland faculty and staff directly to users. The app, which is available for free for both Apple and Android devices, will be used to send out information about school activities, grade books, notes from teachers, athletic schedules and scores, lunch menus and school calendars. The app is provided by SchoolWay by Jostens, which is a developer of mobile […]

  • Lights Of The Ozarks Will Light Up Fayetteville Friday

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- Fayetteville’s downtown square will be glowing Friday (Nov. 21) as the annual Lights of the Ozarks gets underway. Fayetteville Parks and Recreation Department workers have put in thousands of hours since October stringing up 450,000 lights around the square. “It’s just magical,” said Executive Director of the Fayetteville Advertising & Promotion Commission, Marilyn Heifner. “I mean that’s the only thing I can tell you about it, the parade ushers in the holiday season.” Heifner, who’s retiring at the […]

  • U Of A Faces Fine And Repairs After Fans Rush Field In Win Against LSU

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- The University of Arkansas was fined $25,000 by the SEC Monday (Nov. 17) after fans rushed the field at Donald W. Reynolds Razorback Stadium following the Hogs’ win against Louisiana State University on Saturday (Nov. 15). According to the SEC, the university violated league policy, which allows only players, coaches and those with credentials on the field. The force of the crowd was so strong it broke a guardrail that separated fan seating from the field. “It was […]

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    Man Transported To Hospital After Car Crashes Into Ditch

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM)- A man was taken to the hospital with non-life threatening injuries Tuesday (Nov. 18) night after his car crashed into a ditch on Randall Wobbe Lane in Springdale, according to the Springdale Fire Chief. The accident happened near the Cargill Plant just before 10 p.m. Officers with the Springdale Police Department said an eyewitness told them the car just drove off the road.  

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    VIDEO: Pit Bull Finds Creative Way To Overcome Fear Of Doorways

    (KFSM)- YouTube user Rhiannon Hamam posted this hilarious video of her pit bull named Queso. Hamam says Queso is afraid of a lot of things, including the kitchen floor, the printer and doorways, but the dog has figured out a creative way to get around at least one of those.

  • Wreck on College Ave. near Millsap Rd.

    Two-Vehicle Wreck Backs Up Traffic Near Fayetteville Flyover

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- A two-vehicle wreck backed up traffic on College Avenue in Fayetteville near the flyover that connects College Avenue to Interstate 49 Tuesday (Nov. 18) night. According to the Fayetteville Police Department the accident happened just after 6 p.m. Eyewitnesses said the wreck, involving a car and pickup truck, happened in front of the Nissan dealership near Millsap Road, just south of the flyover. The eyewitness said it appeared to be a head-on collision. There were two people involved […]

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