• Adella Gray Defeats Paul Phaneuf In Fayetteville City Council Race

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Adella Gray has defeated Paul Phaneuf in the Fayetteville City Council race for Ward 1, Position 1 in Tuesday’s (Nov. 25) only runoff election in Washington County. Gray got 54% of the vote with 1,076 ballots cast to her name, meanwhile Phaneuf got 46% of the vote with 930 ballots cast to […]

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    Bella Vista Mayor’s Race And Benton County Runoff Election Results

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Tuesday’s (Nov. 25) runoff election results for the Bella Vista mayor’s race and other Benton County runoff elections are in. Bella Vista’s new mayor will be Peter Christie with 85% of the vote to James “Jim” Wozniak’s 15%. The new mayor of Cave Springs will be Travis Lee with 51% of […]

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    Click Here For Runoff Election Results

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    Kmart Workers Fight For Time Off On Thanksgiving

    CNN – Somebody has to work on Thanksgiving, and Kmart says it does its best to staff stores with volunteers that day. But hundreds of workers say that’s not good enough. More than 600 employees have signed a petition asking that the store allow employees to at least put in a request to have the […]

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    Crews Trim Trees Near Power Lines In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- Crews spent much of the week sawing limbs away from power lines. A spokesman for OG&E said tree limbs interfering with electrical lines are the most common cause of outages. “We trim trees really for two main reasons, and that`s safety and reliability,” Rob Ratley said. “It`s very important for the conditions […]

  • Fort Smith Transit Eliminating Night Services, Adding New Route

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)-If you use the Fort Smith Transit System, nighttime bus services will soon be eliminated, but a new route will be added as a result. The Transit Advisory Commission took a vote on the matter at a public hearing Thursday (Nov. 20). “Part of the discussion actually involved using the resources that would […]

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    Former Drug Court Counselors Win Lawsuit Over Drug Tests

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- Two former Washington County drug counselors have been awarded about $1.5 million after they were fired four years ago for false-positive drug tests. A federal jury awarded $775,000 to Melissa Henderson and $770,000 to Dana Jones last week, according to documents from Tim Snively, who was the attorney for both counselors. Both women […]

  • Recent Death Sentences In Sebastian County

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM)- A Sebastian County jury passed on charging Gregory Kinsey with capital murder after he hacked two men to death with a machete. Instead, they convicted him of first-degree and second-degree murder and gave him a total of 70 years in prison. A Sebastian County jury hasn’t sentenced anyone to death on capital […]

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    Utah Lawmakers Back The Return To Death By Firing Squad

    UTAH (KUTV) – Shots that have drawn attention from all over the world may reverberate again in Utah; a legislative panel voted 9-2 on Nov. 19 supporting a “draft bill” to bring back the firing squad as a means to execute inmates, affiliate station KUTV reported. “We’re being forced to (do this) actually,” said Rep. Paul […]

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    Uber: Not Allowed In Fayetteville, Allowed In Little Rock

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – Transportation company Uber may not be allowed to operate in Fayetteville, but it is allowed to operate in Little Rock, officials say. Uber is a transportation company that allows users to order ride shares through a smartphone app to get from place to place. Payment is made by credit card information […]

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    Springdale Woman Accused Of Shooting Husband In Face Gets New Trial Date

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A new trial date has been set for a Springdale woman accused of shooting her husband in the face last year, officials said. Robin Phillips’ trial had been scheduled to begin Nov. 18 but was rescheduled to start in the spring because the results of her mental evaluation are not in, according […]

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    Four Killed As ‘Thunder Snow’ Slams New York

    (CNN)- Buffalo, New York, is no stranger to cold weather, but Tuesday’s lake-effect storm and its upwards of 6 feet of snow was staggering for the city. “This storm is basically a knife that went right through the heart of Erie County,” said Erie County Executive Mark Poloncarz. “I can’t remember and I don’t think […]