• Crews Start Prepping Roads For Winter Weather

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – The Arkansas Highway Department is gearing up for a wintery mix this season by adding two hundred more drivers to its staff. They’re also getting out on the roads Friday (Nov.14) in our area. Crews will start pre-treating the roads with sand ahead of the wintery mix expected to move in. “We […]

  • Fayetteville Civil Rights Ordinance Supporters Hold Campaign Rally

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Supporters of Fayetteville’s Civil Rights Ordinance kicked off their campaign against repealing it on Thursday (Nov. 13). The rally was organized by a group called Keep Fayetteville Fair, which backs Ordinance 119. The Fayetteville City Council passed the ordinance in August, but opponents collected enough signatures to force a special election, which […]

  • On Friday, Sept. 19, 2014, Secret Service said Omar Gonzalez hopped the north fence of the White House and sprinted just past the north portico doors where he was stopped. Gonzalez had a Spyderco VG-10 folding knife on her person when he was arrested. This image showing Gonzalez running across the lawn was taken from CNN's White House beauty shot camera.

    Review Faults Secret Service’s Training, Communications

    WASHINGTON (CNN)- Organizational confusion, gaps in training, a series of communication failures and more allowed Omar Gonzalez to jump a fence and enter the White House in a September incident that led to the Secret Service director’s resignation. The Department of Homeland Security published an in-depth review of the failures that allowed Gonzalez to run […]

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    Springdale Clinic Integrates With Mercy Bringing Company Into Washington County

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Mercy is making its entrance into Washington County by integrating with a clinic in Springale, according to a news release. Mercy is a health company that includes a 200-bed hospital in Rogers, an outpatient surgery center in Bentonville and 30 clinic locations in other areas including Bella Vista, Centerton, Lowell and […]

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    Workers Trapped 68 Floors Up At One World Trade Center Rescued

    CBS News – Two window washers, who became trapped on scaffolding near the 68th floor of One World Trade Center, have been rescued. CBS New York reported the incident began at around 12:45 p.m. on the south side of the building. Initial reports suggest the washers were done cleaning the windows and were about to […]

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    Michael Brown’s Parents Address U.N.: ‘We Need The World To Know’

    (CNN)- The parents of Michael Brown, a Missouri teen killed by police, testified before a U.N. committee Tuesday because they want the world to know “what’s going on in Ferguson.” Lesley McSpadden and Michael Brown Sr. spoke to the United Nations Committee Against Torture — which also works against cruel or degrading treatment or punishment […]

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    India: 11 Women Die, 62 More Hospitalized In Mass Sterilization

    New Delhi (CNN)- At least 11 women have died and 62 were hospitalized after undergoing sterilization surgery at a government-run mobile health clinic in India, authorities said. Those killed and injured were among more than 80 women who had come to a “camp” for sterilization surgery in Bilaspur district in the Indian state of Chhattisgarh, […]

  • Heat

    Rogers Fire Department Offers Home Heating Safety Tips

    ROGERS (KFSM) – The Rogers Fire Department is urging people to heat their homes safely as an Arctic cold front moves in Monday (Nov. 10) into Wednesday causing a drop in temperatures for the next two weeks. Ken Walden knows what can happen if you do not take the right safety precautions. He lost a […]

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    Scott County Can’t Legally Hold Special Election For 3 Candidates Left Off

    MANSFIELD (KFSM) – Scott County cannot legally hold a special election to fix an Election Day mistake that left three Mansfield City Council candidates off the ballot, according to the county prosecutor and a state election board. Prosecutor Tom Tatum and the Arkansas State Board of Election Commissioners have notified the Scott County Election Commission […]

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    Fayetteville Public Library To Erase Late Fees For Food Donations

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The Fayetteville Public Library is offering to erase late fees in exchange for food donations, according to a post on their Facebook page. The offering is called Food For Fees Week, and it runs from Nov. 10 through Nov. 14, the post states. “Each food item donated results in a $1 fee […]

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    Robin Williams’ Autopsy Results Released

    (CNN)- The death of actor and comedian Robin Williams has officially been ruled a suicide, the coroner in Marin County, California, said Friday. Alcohol and illegal drugs were not involved, the statement from the coroner’s office said. Prescription drugs were found in “therapeutic concentrations,” the statement added. Williams was found dead in his Tiburon, California, […]

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    Benton County Sheriff To Resume Full Time Schedule Again

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Benton County Sheriff Kelly Cradduck said he intends to resume a full-time schedule again now that his wife is beginning to recover from her illness, according to a news release. Cradduck announced on Oct. 24 he intended to delegate day-to-day duties to Chief Richie Conner due to his wife’s “very serious” […]