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Recent Articles
  • Little Rock Man Arrested For Shooting Handgun Outside Dickson Street Bar

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) —  Fayetteville police arrested a man for brandishing and shooting a firearm in the parking lot of a bar on Dickson Street early Saturday (Nov. 18). A call came in about a shooting that happened behind Smoke & Barrel at 324 W. Dickson Street at 2:42 a.m., according to a preliminary police report. Police arrived to the scene and found four spent shell casings fired from a .22 caliber handgun.  A witness, who also works at Smoke & […]

  • Benton County Dollar Generals Robbed; Suspects Caught

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Two men who robbed Dollar General stores in Bentonville and Rogers were arrested. On Saturday (June 10) morning, the Dollar General on South 8th Street in Rogers was robbed. On Sunday (June 11), Bentonville police said that at 8:36 a.m. two males entered the Dollar General store on S. Walton Blvd. and robbed the clerk with a gun. They left with an undisclosed amount of cash. At 9:17 a.m., police found and arrested both suspects at the […]

  • Texas Men Chase Church Shooter In Truck

    SUTHERLAND SPRINGS, Texas  (KFSM) — Two men have been praised for stopping the Texas church shooter — Devin Patrick Kelley, 26. The Texas Department of Public Safety Regional Director Freeman Martin said that a neighbor, who was not named, “grabbed a rifle and engaged the suspect.”  Kelley then left the scene in his SUV, according to Martin. Another local resident, Johnnie Langendorff, was near the scene. He and the unnamed neighbor got into Langendorff’s truck and followed Kelley down a […]

  • Texas Woman Involved In A Motorcycle Accident In LeFlore County Has Died

    LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) — A woman involved in a Friday (Nov. 3) afternoon motorcycle accident in LeFlore County has died, the driver remains in the hospital in critical condition, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol (OHP). According to the report, Edward Smith, 62, from Farmersville Texas was driving a 2013 Harley Davidson  along with his passenger, Sherri Smith, 55, also from Farmersville.  They were traveling west on State Highway 1, two miles east of US 271, when the bike left the […]

  • Police Say They’re Looking For Credit Card Thieves

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Police are on the lookout for three people accused of using a stolen credit/debit card in Jane, Missouri. Surveillance photos were just released by the Rogers Police Department (RPD) that shows two men and a woman shopping at a Walmart in Jane, on October 15, 2017. The card was stolen from John’s Auto Repair, 730 W. Laurel Circle in Rogers, earlier in the day of October 15. If you recognize the people in the photos you’re asked […]

  • Teen Killed In Car Crash On Highway 62, East Of Berryville

    CARROLL COUNTY (KFSM) — A teenager was killed in a two-car crash, east of Berryville on US Highway 62, according to an Arkansas State Police (ASP) preliminary crash report. The accident happened at 10:35 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 28). A 2005 Dodge Van was headed west on US Highway 62, crossed the center line, and hit a 2002 Mercury that was headed east, according to the report. ASP identified Salvador Ezesarte Cervantes, 35, of Berryville, as the driver who veered into oncoming […]

  • Lightning Strikes Propane Tanks In Eureka Springs; Fire Erupts

    EUREKA SPRINGS (KFSM) —  Propane tanks were struck by lightning and burst into flames at Beaver Lakefront Cabins in Eureka Springs, according to Grassy Knob Fire Chief Bob McVey, The huge fire forced guest evacuations shortly after 1:30 a.m. on Sunday (Oct. 22). Initially, the call was reported as trees on fire; however, approaching the scene it appeared it was more than trees on fire, according to McVey. “While responding, one could see that the sky was orange,” wrote McVey […]

  • Arrest Made In Friday’s Fayetteville Home Invasion

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) —  5NEWS confirmed with the Fayetteville police department that shortly before 1 p.,m. on Sunday (Oct. 15) the Washington County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man in connection with the home invasion on River Meadow Drive that happened Friday (Oct. 13). Lentonio Jenner, 25, was booked into the Washington County Detention Center for aggravated residential burglary, aggravated robbery,  kidnapping, second degree battery and terror threats. He’s being held on no bond, according to the detention center’s web page. Jenner […]

  • Lovin’ Spoonful Band Member Arrested For Possession Of Child Porn

    BOONE COUNTY (KFSM) — The Lovin’ Spoonful musician Jerome “Jerry” Yester was arrested for child pornography on Thursday (Oct. 5). The band’s website says Yester,  74, lives in Harrison and is a “sought-after producer.” Yester was arrested by the Attorney General’s office Cyber Crimes Unit on 30 counts of distributing, possessing or viewing matter depicting sexually explicit conduct involving a child.  This is a Class C felony, according to the AG’s office. Special agents began investigating Yester after they determined […]

  • Mobile Home Fire In Prairie Grove Deemed A Total Loss

    PRAIRIE GROVE (KFSM) — “A total loss,” those words from the Prairie Grove Fire Chief regarding an early Sunday (Oct. 8) mobile home fire. The home was located at the 15000 block of West Highway 62.  Several people driving on Hwy 62 saw the fire and called 9-1-1 to report it. One man was transported to the hospital due to smoke inhalation, according to the fire chief, his condition is unknown.  It’s unclear if other people were inside, but there […]

  • Son Of Radio Show Host “Delilah” Takes His Own Life

    (KFSM) — Radio host Delilah Rene wrote a Facebook post that her son, Zachariah, took his life early Tuesday (Oct. 3). The post was written on Saturday (Oct. 7) and she stated, “he was being treated, counseled, and embraced fiercely by family and friends while battling depression for some time.” He was one of the host’s 13 children — 10 are adopted. On the Facebook post, she ended by asking for prayers, and that she, too, would pray, “for all […]

  • Bikes Blues & BBQ And The Law

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Eleven arrests were made from Friday (Sept. 22) to Saturday (Sept. 23) at the 2017 Bike Blues & BBQ rally, according to the Fayetteville Police Department.   Being drunk in public was the number one reason for arrests, by police. Nine accidents happened, the most serious was a car versus motorcycle crash at Wedington Drive and Hamestring Road.  The bike riders sustained moderate injuries, according to police. Thirty-one citations were issued by police, mainly for noise and […]