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    Washington Co. Prosecutor Says Springdale Officer-Involved Shooting Was Justified

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — A Springdale officer who shot a man during a domestic disturbance call in June will not face any charges since the shooting was justified, the Washington County prosecutor said Wednesday (July 6). Officer Cody Combs was placed on administrative leave following the shooting on June 19, according to the Springdale Police Department. […]

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    Alton Sterling Shooting: Video Of Deadly Encounter With Officers Sparks Outrage

    The graphic video shows a deadly encounter outside a convenience store. Two police officers pin down Alton Sterling, a 37-year-old black man, then shoot him as he lies on the ground. The video, shared widely on social media, quickly sparked local protests and drew national attention. Baton Rouge, Louisiana, police say they came to the […]

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    Boating Safety For The Fourth Of July

    BEAVER LAKE (KFSM) — The Fourth of July is a popular boating holiday, but it can also be a dangerous one. In Arkansas, there have been seven boating fatalities this year. Six of those probably could have been prevented with the use of a life jacket, said Randy Zellers, with the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. […]

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    9-Year-Old L.A. Girl Loses Hand After Picking Up Lit Firework, Family Says

    Authorities say they’re investigating an explosion that caused a 9-year-old girl to sustain serious injuries in Compton. Deputies with the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department told CBS Los Angeles the girl’s left hand was amputated as a result of the explosion, which they say was likely caused by the use of fireworks or explosives. The unidentified […]

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    Body Parts Wash Up At Olympic Volleyball Venue In Rio De Janeiro

    RIO DE JANEIRO – Parts of a dismembered body were found along Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro Wednesday, just steps from where Olympic volleyball players will be competing this summer. A street vendor made the grisly discovery – a mutilated, human corpse wrapped in black plastic. The sex of the victim could not be […]

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    Election Results For Oklahoma Statewide Primary

    OKLAHOMA (KFSM) – Results are coming in for the Oklahoma statewide primary elections. To see results for Sequoyah County, click here. To see results for Leflore County, click here. For all results, click here.

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    Sebastian County Humane Society Resumes Dog Adoptions Following Distemper Outbreak

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) — The Sebastian County Humane Society has resumed dog adoptions on Tuesday (June 28) following an outbreak of canine distemper earlier in June.  The humane society resumed adoptions at 11 a.m. Tuesday after getting the latest round of lab results. The tests came back negative, meaning that there were no new cases of the disease. […]

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    House Republicans Release Benghazi Report: Clinton Should Have Realized Risks

    WASHINGTON (CNN) — House Republicans released a long-awaited report Tuesday on the Benghazi terror attacks that killed four Americans on Hillary Clinton’s watch as secretary of state, reviving the politically charged issue less than five months before the election. The report, parts of which CNN reviewed in advance, paints a picture of a perfect storm […]

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    Department Of Corrections Says Complacency Led To Inmate’s Escape

    PINE BLUFF (KFSM) — The Arkansas Department of Corrections has placed the blame of an inmate escaping on the complacency of supervising staff. Two guards and two security workers were supervising the 13 inmates the day Lloyd Jones escaped. At one point during midday, only one person was overseeing the crew, which allowed Jones to run. […]

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    Supreme Court Upholds Broad-Reaching Ban On Domestic Abusers Owning Guns

    (CBS News) — The Supreme Court is upholding the broad reach of a federal law that bans people convicted of domestic violence from owning guns. The justices on Monday rejected arguments that the law covers only intentional acts of abuse and not those committed in the heat of an argument. The case involved two Maine […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Scattered Rain Chances Late This Week

    High pressure will be shifting south this week with our area on the northeast periphery of the high pressure ridge. This pattern is somewhat common for June and July and usually results on storm complexes from Nebraska and Kansas rolling to the southeast. This means there are two times that are most favored for rain […]

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    Ohio Law Supports First Responders Who Treat Injured Pets

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) – Until a new law was passed this spring, it was against the law in Ohio — along with many other states — for firefighters or paramedics to provide basic first aid to dogs and cats rescued from house fires, car accidents or other crisis situations. Only licensed veterinarians could do that. […]