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    Verizon Takes Top Performance Scores In Arkansas With Recent Tests

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – Verizon took top scores in Arkansas with recent performance tests done in the first half of 2014, according to a report by Rootmetrics. Rootmetrics tested the four major U.S. carriers T-Mobile, Verizon, AT&T and Sprint, and Verizon took top scores in Arkansas. The carriers were tested in the following areas: Overall performance […]

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    Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act Certified For 2016, Officials Say

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – The Arkansas Medical Cannabis Act (AMCA) has been certified by Arkansas Attorney General Dustin McDaniel for the 2016 ballot, according to a news release on Thursday (Aug. 14). The wording of the ballot title has been approved, clearing the way for Arkansans for Compassionate Care (ACC) to start collecting signatures, the […]

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    American Woman’s Body Found In Suitcase In Indonesia

    CBS News – The body of a 62-year-old suburban Chicago woman was found stuffed inside a suitcase on the Indonesian resort island of Bali, and authorities on Wednesday arrested her daughter and her daughter’s boyfriend in connection to the death, police said. The suitcase containing Sheila von Wiese-Mack’s body was found Tuesday inside the trunk […]

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    AARP Poll Shows Pryor Leading Cotton, Other Polls Show Different Results

    ARKANSAS (KFSM) – AARP poll results released on Monday (Aug. 11) show Arkansans age 50 and up are experiencing a high level of anxiety about retirement issues, and in a small margin, prefer Sen. Mark Pryor, D-Ark., over Rep. Tom Cotton, R-Ark. The poll shows that 48 percent support Pryor, while 43 percent support Cotton. […]

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    Police: Department ‘Failed To Follow Established Protocol’ After Kidnapping Call

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – The Fort Smith Police Department completed an internal investigation into its response to a kidnapping case and has released the results, authorities say. On June 24, police received a call about a kidnapping from the Staples parking lot located in the 5700 block of Rogers Avenue. A Fort Smith sex offender was arrested in […]

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    Trial Date Set For Greenwood Woman In Infant Son’s Death

    YELL COUNTY (KFSM) – A trial date has been set for a Greenwood woman whose husband and 10-month-old son were found dead last week in the Ouachita Mountains. Brooke Sueann Floyd is charged with one felony count of manslaughter in the death of her son, officials said. Her trial is set to begin Oct. 6 […]

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    Bella Vista Bypass Hits Roadblock After Missouri Sales Tax Fails

    BELLA VISTA (KFSM) – Plans to extend the Bella Vista Bypass have hit a dead end after Missouri voters defeated a sales tax increase Tuesday (Aug. 5) that would have funded more than 800  transportation projects. Missourians voted the measure down with 59 percent voting ‘no’, and 41 percent voting ‘yes’. If approved, the meausre would’ve […]

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    Greenwood Woman Pleads Not Guilty To Manslaughter In Son’s Death

    YELL COUNTY (KFSM) – A Greenwood woman whose husband and 10-month-old son were found dead last week in the Ouachita Mountains has pleaded not guilty to one count of manslaughter. She is charged in the death of her son, officials said. The plea was entered in a waiver arrangement filed at the Yell County Circuit Court […]

  • Ecologists Await Test Results From Wister Lake After Alum Treatment

    WISTER (KFSM)–Wister Lake is the source of drinking water for most of LeFlore County as well as parts of Latimer and Haskell Counties. “In the summertime like this, in a lot of our lakes around here, and in Lake Erie when you got a lot of phosphorous, it favors blue-green algae over other kinds of […]

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    Bella Vista Bypass Extension Project Dead Ends After Missouri Vote Fails

    BELLA VISTA (KFSM) – Plans to extend the Bella Vista Bypass have hit a dead end after voters in Missouri defeated a multibillion dollar sales tax hike Tuesday night (Aug. 5). Election results show 59 percent of voters opposed the highway tax, while 41 percent were in favor of it passing. If approved, the highway […]

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    Woman Charged With Manslaughter After Son And Husband Found Dead

    YELL COUNTY (KFSM) – A woman whose 10-month-old baby and husband were found dead last week in the Ouachita Mountains was charged with manslaughter Tuesday after new details emerged about the deaths of her family members. Brooke Floyd, 21, surrendered herself to authorities Tuesday and was released from jail on the $50,000 bond she previously posted. […]

  • Law Enforcement Cracking Down on Cyber Crimes

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Law Enforcement agencies across the area are on high alert to make sure your children stay safe. Authorities are concerned about your child’s safety both inside and outside the classroom. At the Sebastian County Sheriff’s office, investigators work to make sure your child stays safe 24/7. With today’s technology, Sheriff Bill Hollenbeck said one […]