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    Bowe Bergdahl Charged With Desertion

    CBS News – The saga of former Taliban prisoner Bowe Bergdahl took a new turn Wednesday, with the Pentagon announcing at a press conference charges claiming the U.S. Army sergeant deserted his post intentionally before winding up in the extremists’ hands in Afghanistan. Bergdahl’s attorney, Gene Fidell, told CBS News his client had been informed […]

  • 5NEWS Fit: The Benefits of Taking a Break

    While it’s generally tough to get started once you get out of your workout routine, experts said taking a break may give you the best results.

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    Culpepper Place Evacuated Due To Smoke, Officials Say

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)  – The Culpepper Place assisted living center in Fayetteville was evacuated on Tuesday afternoon due to smoke, officials say. The facility is at 4461 N. Crossover Rd. Fire personnel responded after smoke was found to be coming from the motor of an HVAC unit, according to officials. There were no reported injuries as […]

  • Springdale Police: Shootings Likely Gang Related

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – Two teenagers were arrested Saturday morning (Mar. 14) after two separate shooting incidents in a Springdale neighborhood, but their accomplice, a third person suspected of firing the shots, remained at large early Saturday, according to police. Police said the most recent incidents could be connected to a shooting death Friday in Springdale. “This […]

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    Video: Man Attempts Selfie In Front Of Fire, Is Doused With Water

    CONNECTICUT (YAHOO) – A Connecticut man stumbled across a dumpster fire outside of a pizza restaurant and attempted to take a selfie, but the results were a little wishy washy. Tom Lavery attempted a selfie and was recording a video of himself when a jet stream of water struck him during the video. The recording […]

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    Gas And Oil Prices May Drop Again

    CBS News – The epic meltdown in energy prices has more recently been taking a bit of a breather. Just look at gasoline, which collapsed nearly 61 percent from its high last summer to the low in January before reversing and zooming higher, climbing 61 percent earlier this month. Crude oil rebounded as well: West […]


    Fort Smith Police Arrest Four Suspects In Criminal Mischief Case

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – Fort Smith Police arrested four suspects Saturday (March. 14) morning after police say they were involved in shooting the windows out of several businesses in the River Valley. Around 5:13 A.M dispatch received a call from Whit’s Marine in Fort Smith. When officers arrived they found the windows of the business […]

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    Arkansas Treasurer Pays Civil Penalty For Hiring Cousin

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – Arkansas Treasurer Dennis Milligan announced he has paid a civil penalty of $1,000 for hiring his first cousin, Sam Swayze, which is illegal under an anti-nepotism law, according to a news release. “In the early days of my administration, a hiring mistake was made.  Today, I have signed an agreement with […]

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    Balloon Sinus Dilation Said to Relieve Chronic Sinusitis

    Chronic sinusitis affects more than 29 million Americans, but studies show balloon technology can relieve 98% of the symptoms in minutes. As an ovarian cancer survivor, Patricia Breeden has had a number of surgeries, but balloon sinus dilation takes her out of the operating room. “Balloon dilation is somewhat similar to dilating the heart arteries,” […]

  • Car Hits Van Buren High School Academy, No Students Injured

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) – No students were hurt when a car crashed into the Van Buren High School Academy on Monday morning (March 9), police say. A four-door Hyundai hit the front of the building while school was in session, said Det. Jonathan Wear, spokesman for the Van Buren Police Department. The building did suffer […]

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    Former Tontitown Treasurer Arraigned, Pleads Not Guilty

    TONTITOWN (KFSM) – The former Tontitown Treasurer, accused of stealing more than $25,000 from the city, was arraigned on Friday morning (March 6), officials said. Alicia Collins pleaded not guilty to charges of theft of property and theft of services, according to officials. She was arrested on Feb. 12 and bonded out of jail on […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: NWS Upgrades To Winter Storm Warning

    A Winter Storm Warning is now in effect for most of the area with Winter Weather Advisories also in effect. The difference between a “warning” and “advisory” deals snow accumulation. In the areas where 4″+ of snow or .25″ of ice are possible (it doesn’t mean it will happen, but it means it’s a possibility) […]