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    California Woman Charged After Car Crashes Into Crowd, Killing 4

    TORRANCE, California (CBSNews)- A woman charged with running her car into a crowd of pedestrians outside a California church, killing four people including a 6-year-old boy, appeared in court on a stretcher and pleaded not guilty Friday. Margo Bronstein, 56, entered the plea in a Torrance courtroom to four felony counts of gross vehicular manslaughter […]

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    Six Charged In West Virginia Water Contamination

    (CNN)- Almost one year after water for more than 300,000 West Virginia residents was contaminated because of a chemical spill, six former officials for the company responsible for the leak are facing federal charges. Seven-thousand gallons of a toxic chemical called MCHM leaked into a West Virginia river on January 9, 1½ miles upstream from […]

  • City Council Approves Rezoning For New Southern Fayetteville Walmart

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) - The Fayetteville City Council voted tonight to bring a Walmart Neighborhood Market to southern Fayetteville. The decision came after heated debate over the store`s location at Tuesday’s (Dec. 16) council meeting. “I really appreciate the mayor, and our city council, for making a tough decision,” said Thad Hanna, an owner of some […]

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    Study: The Flu May Hit One Gender Harder Than The Other

    CBS News – The next time a guy you know gets the flu, you may want to show him a little more sympathy. A new study shows that men may be more likely to catch the flu than women and suffer more from the symptoms, CBS New York reports. That’s unfortunate news for many men, […]

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    Benton County Prosecutor-Elect Won’t Commission Rogers City Attorney In 2015

    ROGERS (KFSM) – Benton County Prosecutor-elect Nathan Smith has decided not to commission Rogers City Attorney Ben Lipscomb as deputy prosecuting attorney in 2015, according to a letter from Smith. “It has been the long-standing policy of the Benton County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office to commission elected city attorneys. . . to prosecute state misdemeanor offenses […]

  • Annual Bentonville Christmas Parade Entertains Hundreds

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM)- Hundreds of people lined Main Street in downton Bentonville to take in the sights of this year’s Christmas parade. Organizers said over 70 floats and rides featuring local businesses, community groups and schools were involved. They said the vocal group Breaking Silence entertained locals prior to the parade. Honored guests include the Color Guard of […]

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    Fayetteville Spent $30,000 On Ordinance 119 Special Election

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- The Dec. 9 special election concerning Fayetteville’s Civil Rights Ordinance cost the city an estimated $30,000, according to the Washington County Election Commission. “The biggest majority of the cost will be for poll workers,” said Jennifer Price, the Washington County election coordinator. “We had 17 polling place open. We staffed those polling places […]

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    Teen Takes Antibiotic, Suffers Burns From “Inside-Out”

    (CBSNews)- On Thanksgiving, 19-year-old Yaasmeen Castanada came down with sore throat, a result of what appeared to be a seasonal cold. Desperate to feel better, she took an antibiotic pill offered to her by a friend who had some left over from a recent illness. Shortly after taking the pill, Castanada began to feel a […]

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    Endangered Spider Nearly Triples Cost For Texas Highway Project

    CBS News – According to a new study, about $120 billion is needed annually for highway repairs. Many highway construction projects are scheduled to take years, but often take even longer than anticipated, and blow their budgets in the process. In the end, delays on major projects around the country leave Americans spending more time […]

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    Here’s What’s Tucked In The Congress Spending Bill

    WASHINGTON (CNN)- The Congress that has done virtually nothing for two years is wrapping up 2014 with a bang. Dozens of policy provisions are tucked into a nearly 1,603-page bill that will keep the government open through next September. The provisions affect everything from campaign finance laws to financial regulations, marijuana possession and even the […]

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    Rogers City Attorney Eliminates Plea Bargaining

    ROGERS (KFSM) – Rogers City Attorney Ben Lipscomb is eliminating negotiated plea bargaining in city District Court cases, he said in a letter to local lawyers this week. As a result, the only options are a guilty plea or a trial, the letter states. The Dec. 8 letter is addressed to “all attorneys practicing criminal […]

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    Woman Says Her Samsung Phone Exploded, Caught Bed On Fire

    (KFSM) – A Canadian woman says that her Samsung phone exploded while she was sleeping next to it, and her bed caught fire as a result. Hope Casserly’s Galaxy Ace II smartphone was placed on her bedside table for the night (not plugged in), and the battery “exploded” while she was asleep, waking her up […]