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    Free Child Safety Seat Check Takes Place In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM)- A free child safety seat check station took place Saturday (April 11) at the Fort Smith Pavilion. Hundreds of parents showed up for the annual event. Here, certified safety inspectors from the Fort Smith Police Department provided free inspections and replaced recalled and unsafe car-seats free of charge. “I take it as […]

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    Maggie House Receives More Than $100K From Arkansas Gives Day

    CHARLESTON (KFSM) – The results are in and the Maggie House in Charleston came out on top as the winner of Arkansas Gives Day last week. The one-day initiative works to raise money for non-profits around the natural state. The Maggie House is a facility currently under construction in Charleston for abused and neglected children. […]


    Other Officers’ Conduct Under Scrutiny In South Carolina Shooting

    CBS NEWS– As a now-fired North Charleston police officer sits behind bars, facing murder charges for shooting a fleeing suspect in the back, South Carolina law enforcement officials told CBS News the conduct of other police personnel is also being investigated A cell phone video of the shooting surfaced Tuesday. It shows Michael Slager, who […]

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    Rogers Woman Sentenced To 60 Days For Sexual Assault Of A Minor

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – A Rogers woman was sentenced to 60 days in jail on Tuesday (April 7) after being convicted of sexual assault, according to court records. Nicole E. Badillo-Martinez, 32, was booked into the Benton County Jail on Monday (April 6) at 12:36 p.m. after she accepted a plea deal, officials said. As […]

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    Bella Vista Boy’s Death Caused By Rape And Chronic Child Abuse, Prosecutor Says

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – The death of a 6-year-old boy in Bella Vista was caused by injuries related to rape and chronic child abuse, according to the Benton County prosecutor. Maurice Isaiah Torres’ biological parents, Mauricio Alejandro Torres, 45, and Cathy Lynn Torres, 43, were arrested Monday (April 6) and are facing charges of capital […]

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    Woman With Cancer Booted Off Flight, Causes Her To Miss Chemo Treatments

    CBS News – A California woman with cancer and her family were kicked off an Alaska Airlines flight from Hawaii to California after airline employees said she needed a note from her doctor before she could fly, CBS San Francisco reports. Elizabeth Sedway of Granite Hill, California, suffers from multiple myeloma and said she would […]

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    Arkansas State Police Respond To Three-Vehicle Accident Near Lowell

    LOWELL (KFSM) – Arkansas State Police responded to a three-vehicle accident on Tuesday afternoon (April 7) near Lowell, authorities say. The incident took place before 4:45 p.m. on Interstate 49 in the southbound lane near the Lowell exit, according to Arkansas State Police. A black Nissan Frontier pickup truck and two sport utility vehicles were […]

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    Report: Waste Water Overflowed From Aeration Pond Onto Valley View Golf Course

    FARMINGTON (KFSM) – Waste water overflowed from an aeration pond onto the Valley View Golf Course in March due to a nonoperational waste disposal system on Clubhouse Parkway, according to a report from the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality (ADEQ). On March 16, an ADEQ employee inspected a facility in the 11000 block of Clubhouse […]

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    Razorbacks Hold 1st Spring Scrimmage

    Saturday saw a successful first spring scrimmage for the Razorbacks

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    Bentonville Man Convicted Of Sexually Assaulting Teen Gets Eight Years

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – A Bentonville man convicted of sexually assaulting a 17-year-old girl was sentenced to eight years on April 1, according to court records. Thomas J. Wright, 54, pleaded guilty to second-degree sexual assault and was sentenced to eight years in prison with an additional 12 years suspended, according to court documents. The convict […]

  • Healthwatch: Sibling Studies

    If you have an older brother or sister who seemed to have all the brains growing up and left you feeling overshadowed, a new study finds you may have reason to thank them.  There may be a “spill-over effect” that could have your children passing along their smarts to the young ones.

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    Russian Fishing Boat Sinks; 54 Dead, 15 Missing

    (CNN)– At least 54 people have died and 15 others are missing after a Russian fishing vessel sank off the Kamchatka Peninsula, according to Russia’s state-run Tass news agency. More than 60 people were rescued Thursday from the chilly waters in Russia’s Far East. A Russian fishing vessel sank off the Kamchatka Peninsula The Dalniy […]