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    Trial Delayed For Suspect Accused Of Killing His Dad

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM)- The capital murder trial for a 26-year-old Fayetteville man accused of shooting his father to death near Elkins has been reset, according to Matt Durrett, Chief Deputy Prosecuting Attorney. The date for Sam Hill’s trial will be set to sometime in 2015, Durrett said. It was delayed because they are waiting on crime […]

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    Senate Report: CIA Misled Lawmakers, Public On Enhanced Interrogation

    CBS News – The Senate Intelligence Committee released the findings from their three and a half year investigation into the CIA’s enhanced interrogation techniques Tuesday, saying that the agency’s methods were not only ineffective at gathering necessary information, but that the CIA consistently misled Congress and the public about the program to keep it going. […]

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    Supreme Court Rejects BP Appeal Of Oil Spill Settlement

    NEW ORLEANS (CBSNews)- The Supreme Court is leaving in place BP’s multibillion-dollar settlement with lawyers for businesses and residents over the 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. The justices did not comment Monday in rejecting the London-based oil giant’s arguments that lower courts misinterpreted settlement terms and put BP on the hook to […]

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    Police Make Arrest In Springdale Bank Burglary

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) – The Springdale Police Department responded to a commercial burglary at Signature Bank of Arkansas in Springdale on Sunday (Dec. 7), according to police. Police identified the suspect as 26-year-old Edward Carter. According to the Washington County Detention Center website, Carter is currrently behind bars facing a Commercial Burglary charge. Police said they received a […]

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    Suspected Berryville Bank Robber Arrested In Missouri

    BERRYVILLE (KFSM) – Deputies in Missouri arrested a suspect on Dec. 4 they say robbed a Berryville bank, according to police. The suspect was identified as Gerald Helcher of Kimberling City, Mo., police said. An arrest warrant was issued for him on Dec. 5 on suspicion of aggravated robbery, according to police. On Dec. 3 at 3 p.m., […]

  • Rivals Fayetteville and Bentonville Clash for 7A Title

    Two teams have dominated the state and will clash once again on Saturday, Dec. 6.

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    House Votes To Block Obama’s Immigration Actions

    CBS News – The House voted Thursday to block President Obama’s executive actions to shield millions of undocumented immigrants from deportation in a largely symbolic bill that stands no chance of seeing a vote in the Democratic controlled Senate. The “Executive Amnesty Prevention Act of 2014,” authored by Rep. Ted Yoho, R-Florida, passed on a […]

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    Report: Lawyer Details What Officer In Chokehold Death Told Grand Jury

    NEW YORK (CBSNews)- The lawyer for a New York City police officer who eluded indictment in the chokehold death of Eric Garner said the officer told the grand jury that he tried to disengage from Garner “as quick as he could” – an account that seems to contradict a videotape of the confrontation. Daniel Pantaleo’s […]

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    Supreme Court Liberals Seek Way To Give Pregnant Workers More Protections

    (CBSNews)- The liberal justices on the Supreme Court on Wednesday suggested they’re interested in ensuring that pregnant workers get on-the-job accommodations when they need them. Not all of the liberal justices, however, seemed sure of the extent of the protections afforded under the Pregnancy Discrimination Act (PDA) passed in 1978. If an employer makes accommodations […]

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    Pentagon: Reported Sexual Assaults Up 8 Percent This Year

    (CBSNews)- There were nearly 6,000 reported cases of sexual assault in the military this year, an eight percent jump from last year, according to a Pentagon report delivered to President Obama Tuesday. The study is a result of a request from President Obama in December 2012 that the military conduct a review of sexual assault […]

  • Fort Smith Water, Sewer Bills To Double Under Plan To Fix Sewage Overflow

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) –Local residents’ water and sewer bills may double as a way for Fort Smith to pay off the costs of complying with federal clean water laws, city administrator Ray Gosack told city directors Monday night (Dec. 1). Fort Smith’s Board of Directors met Monday night to discuss ongoing negotiations with the federal […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Light Freezing Drizzle Monday Morning

    After breaking record highs on Sunday afternoon, a strong cold front will move across the entire area overnight with light rain or drizzle possible. Temperatures in Fayetteville, Bentonville, & all Northwest Arkansas will be near or below freezing. The recent warmth should limit ice accumulations on roads, but bridges and overpasses are expected to be […]