• Local Pancreatic Cancer Survivor Tells Story

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM)– Pancreatic cancer is sometimes known as the “silent killer,” and across the world Friday (Nov. 13), people wore purple to recognize the disease. Garfield native Jennifer Baker was diagnosed with Stage 2 pancreatic cancer eight years ago. “I just felt like everything stopped,” Baker said. “Like everything was paused, everyone else kind […]

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    Cop Pulls Over Google Self-Driving Car, Finds No Driver To Ticket

    No driver? No ticket. That, at least, was the result when a police officer pulled over one of Google’s self-driving cars Thursday in Mountain View, California. The car wasn’t speeding. On the contrary, it was driving too slowly — 24 miles per hour in a 35 mph zone, according to the Mountain View Police Department […]

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    NTSB Releases Preliminary Report For Emergency Plane Landing

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The National Transportation Safety Board released a preliminary report on Tuesday (Nov. 10) about the emergency plane landing on Martin Luther King Boulevard last Tuesday (Nov. 3). During the post-accident examination, investigators found engine oil on the underside of the fuselage and inside the engine compartment. They also found that the oil cooler […]

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    Terminally Ill ‘Star Wars’ Fan Dies After Getting Final Wish To See New Film

    Daniel Fleetwood, a “Star Wars” fan whose dying wish was to see the upcoming movie, died this week. “He is now one with God and with the Force,” his wife, Ashley Fleetwood, wrote on her Facebook page Tuesday. He died in his sleep and in peace, she posted. Fleetwood, a 32-year-old “Star Wars” aficionado who […]

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    Injured Rogers Man Files Lawsuit After Being Hit At OSU Homecoming Parade

    ROGERS (KFSM) — A Rogers man is filing a lawsuit against the woman who drove her vehicle into a crowd at the Oklahoma State University homecoming parade on Oct. 24., killing four and injuring dozens. Kevin Witten, 52, was watching the parade with his daughter and granddaughter, according to a news release. He became one of the 47 […]

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    Arkansas Poll Results Show Voters Support Medical Marijuana

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The 17th Annual Arkansas Poll showed that Arkansans have stayed consistent with their party line alliance, but their views on certain issues have shifted. The biggest change came in Arkansans’ views on medical marijuana, according to a press release on the poll. The 2012 poll showed that 44 percent of respondents were in favor […]

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    Garrett’s Blog: Thursday’s Storms

    A cold front arrives Thursday with plenty of humidity and high rain chances. Overcast skies and rain could be ongoing Thursday morning and will increase in coverage and intensity as the day wears on. Rain totals in Northwest Arkansas with be around 1″ with 1-2″ possible in the River Valley. Farther south, in the Ouachitas upwards […]

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    Surgeons Remove Live Parasite From California Man’s Brain

    NAPA, Calif. — A 26-year-old California man is recovering after surgeons removed a live parasite from his brain during an emergency operation. CBS San Francisco reports Luis Ortiz was just about to begin his senior year at Sacramento State when he was visiting his mother in Napa in August, and got the worst headache of […]

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    Police: Illinois Cop’s “Staged Suicide” A Result Of Criminal Acts

    CHICAGO – Authorities say an Illinois police officer whose fatal shooting this summer led to a large manhunt carefully staged his own death after committing criminal acts. Lake County investigators announced their findings Wednesday into the Sept. 1 shooting death of Fox Lake Lieutenant Joe Gliniewicz. Gliniewicz is accused of stealing and laundering money from […]

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    Fort Smith Police Release Name Of Officer Suspended After Sexual Harassment Complaint

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) — The Fort Smith Police Department announced the name of the suspended police officer that was under investigation following a sexual harassment complaint. Officer Scott Gordon was suspended without pay for a period of 30 calendar days. He returned to work from his suspension on Oct. 30, according to Fort Smith Police […]

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    Waldron Man Killed, Two Others Injured After Truck Hits Building

    SCOTT COUNTY (KFSM) — A Waldron man is dead and two others are injured after the truck they were in ran off the road and hit an abandoned building Wednesday night (Oct. 28). A fatal crash summary report from Arkansas State Police states the driver of the truck, Austin Hunt, failed to negotiate a curve […]

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    Pointers Look To Stop Skid In ‘Battle Of The Bone’

    Crawford Country rivals set to clash for bragging rights Friday night