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    Severe Storms Leave Destruction In Northwest Arkansas

    WESLEY, Ark. (KFSM) – Severe storms that rolled through western Arkansas early Wednesday (April 27) left behind a path of destruction. For resident Rhonda Jordan, the damage was a lot to take in. “It is overwhelming, but I’ve got people checking on me and checking on the place,” said Jordan. She arrived home Wednesday morning […]

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    Parents Say ‘Relentless Bullying,’ Facebook Post Led To 14-Year-Old’s Suicide

    WARRENTON, Mo. – Parents of a Missouri middle school student are reeling after their daughter took her own life following months of alleged harassment – in person and on social media – by the girl’s classmates. Destiny Gleason, 14, hanged herself on Wednesday from a pull-up bar in her bedroom after what her parents describe as relentless bullying culminated […]

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    Chronic Wasting Disease Found In Madison And Pope County Deer

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Chronic Wasting Disease is spreading, with two deer in Madison and Pope Counties testing positive for the fatal disease. The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission received confirmation that two deer tested positive during their second phase of CWD sampling, according to a department release. Both deer were hit by vehicles and then […]

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    Fort Smith Carmike 14 To Host Purple Rain Screenings In Prince Tribute

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A local theater is one of several nationwide that will be screening Purple Rain as a tribute in memory of Prince. The Carmike 14 on Towson Avenue will host movie showings on Saturday evening (April 23) at 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Screenings will continue each day through Thursday (April 28), […]

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    A Child Predator Was Caught From A Tiny Clue In A Photo He Posted Online

    In a bathroom, the predator has placed a child on the counter to photograph his evil acts. In the background of the photo, which was posted online, are products including prescription medication. But zooming in on that pill bottle makes the details unreadable. In a small, dark lab Jim Cole, special agent and supervisor of […]

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    UPDATE: Fayetteville Woman Hospitalized After Meth Lab Explosion Takes Responsibility

      FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville Police said that the woman being treated for injuries from a meth lab explosion has taken responsibility. She said the man that was also treated for injuries was not at fault. No names have been released. ===== A woman is being treated for injuries at an area hospital after an […]

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    Local School Districts Receive Award

    GREENWOOD (KFSM) – Several schools in our area are being honored and rewarded by the State of Arkansas because of students successes in the classroom. The Greenwood School District is one of many schools in our area that received thousands of dollars because of the great staff they have on hand and the wonderful students. This reward […]

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    Arkansas Executive-Branch Agencies Reduce Employment Positions

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Nearly 800 fewer positions have been cut from executive -branch state agencies, according to a release from Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s office. The number positions represents a decline in staff of about the three percent, the release stated. The salary savings are expected to save the state around $7 million by June […]

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    Common Over-The-Counter Drugs Can Hurt Your Brain

    From allergies to insomnia, there’s a pill for just about every problem. The problem is, those pills often come with a lengthy list of potential side effects. And in the quest to cure what ails us as quickly as possible, those warnings are too often overlooked. A new study, published Monday, offers the most definite […]

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    Reporter Pulls Man From Flood Waters As Heavy Rain Strikes Houston

    HOUSTON — A reporter rescued a man trying to escape his sinking car as historic flooding struck Houston on Monday. In the video, which has gone viral on KTRK-TV’s Facebook page, you can see a man crawling out of his vehicle and into the flooding on Studemont Street. ABC 13’s Sam Camion helps pull the man to safety. Moments […]

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    7.0 Quake Strikes Japan After Earlier One Kills 9

    A 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck early Saturday morning in Japan’s Kyushu island, the same region a magnitude-6.2 quake struck two days earlier. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that the latest quake struck just west-southwest of Kumamoto-shi and about 8 miles south-southeast of Ueki — the epicenter of the late-Thursday tremor that left nine dead. It was […]

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    Security Alert: You Should Delete QuickTime From Your Computer Now

    NEW YORK — The U.S. Department of Homeland Security has sent out an urgent alert telling Windows customers to uninstall Apple’s QuickTime program. Apple has pulled support for QuickTime on Windows, the video and audio software that had once been widely used to play movie trailers and other Internet media clips. The company decided this […]