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    Jail Employee Files Grievance Against Interim Benton County Sheriff

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — A Benton County Sheriff’s Office employee filed a request for a grievance hearing Wednesday (May 18) claiming interim Sheriff Meyer Gilbert demoted her after replacing former Sheriff Kelley Cradduck for the remainder of 2016. In the grievance, Tiffany DeVore writes she had been demoted from disciplinary sergeant at the jail to […]

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    Sebastian County To Vote On EMS Rate Increase

    SEBASTIAN COUNTY (FORT SMITH) — The Sebastian County Quorum Court met Tuesday (May 17) to vote on raising the emergency medical service rates everyone pays for ambulance services. The quorum court had two options: either approve the rate raise or put it on the ballot for a special election. The justices of the peace voted […]

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    New Rule Expands Overtime Pay To Millions Of Workers

    Starting later this year, millions more workers will become eligible for overtime pay. Under a new rule announced by the White House Tuesday, anybody making a salary of less than $47,476 ($913 a week) will automatically qualify for overtime pay when they work more than 40 hours a week. That’s roughly double the $23,660 threshold […]

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    Mississippi School District Ordered To Desegregate

    Living on the “other side of the tracks” isn’t just a cheap idiom in Cleveland, Mississippi. Court documents show that 62 years after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled school segregation unconstitutional, the schools in this west Mississippi town of 12,000 are still divided, black and white — and the abandoned Illinois Central Railroad tracks that […]

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    Study Finds Medicine Helps Protect Babies Against Brain Damage

    A new national study showed promising results for protecting newborns at risk of brain damage. Researchers discovered that a 27-year-old drug helps reduce HIE or Hypoxic Ischemic Encephalopathy. It’s a dysfunction in a baby’s nervous system that occurs during birth that restricts oxygen flow to the brain. Typically, doctors treated HIE by cooling a child’s […]

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    Fayetteville School District Releases Daryl Patton’s Resignation Letter

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The Fayetteville School District released former high school football coach Daryl Patton’s resignation letter Monday (May 16). Patton submitted the handwritten letter of resignation May 12. The letter states: To Whom It May Concern: Effective at the end of my contract (June 31, 2016) I will be resigning my position of head […]

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    Arkansas State Softball Tournament Bracket & Results

    Updated scores and brackets from all softball state tournaments

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    Arkansas State Baseball Tournament Bracket & Results

    Updated scores and brackets from all Arkansas baseball state tournaments

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    Ferguson Swears In First African-American Police Chief

    FERGUSON, Mo. (CNN) — The city of Ferguson, Missouri, swore in Delrish Moss as its first African-American police chief on Monday. A longtime veteran of the Miami Police Department, Moss was selected over 53 other applicants after a three-month search, the city said. He was officially sworn in at a ceremony on Monday afternoon. He […]

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    Fayetteville Police: Suspect Dies Following Officer-Involved Shooting In April

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A man died Monday morning (May 9) from injuries he sustained during an officer-involved shooting last month. Willie Tillman, 33, of Marianna, died around 5 a.m. in a local hospital from injuries he sustained during a shooting on April 23, according to a police department press release. Fayetteville Police stopped Tillman for driving without […]

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    Arkansas Drops Series Opener At LSU

    Wild fifth inning costs Razorbacks chance to take game at No. 15 LSU

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    Mother, Daughter Speak About Chilling Assault That Led To Viral Warning Video

    LOVELAND, Colo. – The powerful video has had more than 60 million viewers: A Colorado woman looking silently into the camera, holding up handmade note cards telling a chilling tale of sexual abuse. The cards tell a story of what looked like a perfect marriage – Catherine St. Germain was a single mom who thought […]