• 5NEWS Fit: Debunking Popular Exercise Myths

    In today’s 5NEWS Fit, we’re helping you workout smart by debunking some popular exercise myths.

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    “Protect Fayetteville” Holds Rally To Oppose Civil Rights Ordinance

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A group that opposes a proposed civil rights ordinance held a rally Tuesday (August 11) at University Baptist Church in Fayetteville. Protect Fayetteville members claim the proposed ordinance, Ordinance 5781, infringes on their religious first-amendment freedoms. If it is approved by voters, the ordinance would protect the LGBT community from being denied service, […]

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    James Holmes Sentenced To Life In Prison

    CENTENNIAL, Colo. (CNN) — James Holmes will spend the rest of his life in prison for killing 12 people and wounding 70 more at an Aurora, Colorado, movie theater. A jury was unable Friday to reach a unanimous sentencing verdict, which results in life in prison without parole instead of the death penalty for Holmes, […]

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    Horse Trainer Accused Of Animal Cruelty Was Suspended By OHRC

    SALLISAW (KFSM) — A Sequoyah County man who is facing three counts of felony animal cruelty after the sheriff’s office said deputies found dead horses on his ranch had been suspended by the Oklahoma Horse Racing Commission in August 2014. Robert Howard Dimitt, 57, was arrested and bonded out of jail Monday (August 3) after […]

  • Cardiovascular Screenings Offered In Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH (KFSM) – A heart-care company that travels the country offering cardiovascular screenings will be in Fort Smith Wednesday (Aug.5). The company Life Line Screening will be at the Fort Smith Convention Center today from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Representatives will be looking for people who are at risk for cardiovascular disease but […]

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    Countdown: #3 Game Of 2014

    Charleston survives scare from Booneville to reach second straight 3A title game

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    Muldrow Police K9 Dies Of Heat Stroke In Vehicle

    MULDROW (KFSM) – A K9 has died as the result of a heat stroke, according to the Muldrow Police Department. K9 Zeke had been with the department more than four years. The dog was inside of a patrol unit for longer than an hour on July, 24, 2015. Officer Robert Allen got into work at […]

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    Walmart Warns Suppliers: Don’t Cheat Our Customers

    CNN – Walmart has warned its suppliers that a 12 ounce package of cereal or coffee or crackers better contain all 12 ounces. The retail giant hopes to avoid the kind of trouble that Whole Foods ran into last month when it was investigated for overcharging customers. That probe is still going on, and the store […]

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    Doctor’s Rare Condition Lets Him Feel His Patients’ Pain

    CBS News – You’ve heard the expression, “I feel your pain,” but some people actually do, including a doctor in Boston who is able to connect with his patients in a way most can’t. As CBS Boston’s Dr. Mallika Marshall reports, Dr. Joel Salinas, a neurologist at Massachusetts General Hospital, has a rare condition called mirror-touch […]

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    Trial Date Reset For Man Accused Of Burning House With Children Inside

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The trial date has been reset for a man accused of burning a house with children inside, officials said. Nicholas Rodriguez, 32, was arrested in May after police say he set fires at every entrance to a residence where multiple children were living. Rodriguez’s trial was scheduled to start on Tuesday (July […]

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    Burger King Is Winning Burger Wars Thanks To Chicken Fries

    CNN – Maybe life at McDonald’s would be less depressing if it had invented chicken fries. New menu items launched by McDonald’s have so far failed to stop its sales from shrinking. But they are really doing the trick at Burger King, which released new numbers on Monday that show the fast food chain is […]

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    ACLU Posts Check On Facebook Received After Winning 12-Week Abortion Ban Case

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) – The ACLU posted a picture of the check they received on Facebook after Arkansas lost its appeal of a federal judge’s ruling that struck down the state’s 12-week abortion ban. The check from the Arkansas State Medical Board was for $97,612, and it was posted on Saturday (July 25). Sen. Jason […]