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  • Mega Millions Prize Climbs To $667M, Nation’s 3rd Largest

    DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — The Mega Millions prize was already giant, but now it’s absolutely massive. Lottery officials have raised the estimated jackpot for Tuesday (Oct. 16) night’s drawing to $667 million, making it the third-largest grand prize in U.S. history. The increase from $654 million reflects a surge in ticket sales. The record lottery jackpot remains a $1.6 billion Powerball prize won in January 2016. Although the Mega Millions prize has grown larger, the odds of winning remain […]

  • Arkansas Lawmakers Begin Hearings To Craft Budget

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Arkansas lawmakers have kicked off a series of hearings to craft the state’s budget for the coming fiscal year. Members of the Joint Budget Committee convened on Tuesday (Oct. 16) to begin budget hearings for next year. On Nov. 14, officials are scheduled to detail Republican Gov. Asa Hutchinson’s proposed budget and revenue forecast for the fiscal year that begins July 1. Hutchinson is running for re-election in the Nov. 6 election against Democratic challenger […]

  • Arkansas Man Gets 40 Years In Prison For Jonesboro Shooting

    JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — An Arkansas man accused in a shooting that killed one person and wounded six others during a party at a club has pleaded guilty to second-degree murder and first-degree battery. Kalius Lane was sentenced Monday (Oct. 15) to a total of 40 years in prison for the 2017 shooting at The Basement, a club in downtown Jonesboro that has since closed. Another man previously pleaded guilty to hindering apprehension in the case. Lane was set to […]

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  • 7Hills Sees Spike At Day Center — In Part Due To Colder Weather

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — 7Hills Homeless Center has seen a bit of an increase of people using the day center. “There has been an increase, but I don’t know if it’s due to the cold weather,” said 7Hills Homeless Day Center Supervisor Daniel Robertson, “Monday (Oct. 15) we were extremely busy with people needing coats, sleeping bags and blankets.” Roberston said they can always use more items and right now it’s blankets because they’re running low on them. The day center […]

  • Mrs. Summer Crabtree –1st Grade Tate Elementary, Van Buren

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  • Audi Fined $925 Million In Germany Over Diesel Emissions

    FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — German law enforcement authorities added another chapter to Volkswagen’s diesel scandal Tuesday (Oct. 16) by fining the company’s luxury division Audi 800 million euros ($925 million) for selling cars rigged to cheat on emissions tests. Prosecutors in Munich said Tuesday that the fine was imposed because Audi management neglected its oversight duties in selling cars with engines made by it and group partner Volkswagen that did not conform to legal limits on harmful emissions of nitrogen […]

  • FY 2019, Walmart Lowers Earnings Forecast; Holds Annual Investors Meeting Today

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Walmart hosts its  investment community annual meeting Tuesday (Oct. 16).  This is when the leadership team discloses the company’s vision for it future, and shares guidance metrics for the next fiscal year. “We’re adapting and transforming with speed to better serve our existing customers and reach new ones,” said Walmart President and CEO, Doug McMillon. “We’re operating with discipline, balancing our short and long-term opportunities. While we’re excited about what we’ve done so far, we aren’t […]

  • Intruders Break Into Arkansas Dog Pound, Set Dogs Against Each Other

    HELENA-WEST HELENA, Ark. (AP) — Officials say intruders broke into an eastern Arkansas animal shelter and set several dogs against each other in what a shelter volunteer called “a bloodbath.” The incident happened Wednesday night at the Humane Society of the Delta in the Mississippi River town of Helena-West Helena, Arkansas. Human Society official Beth Florek said she got a call about 2 a.m. Thursday from a caller who reported, “the noise the dogs were making.” She said two dogs […]

  • Springdale Officers Hit By Car In Line Of Duty Released From Hospital

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — Two Springdale police officers were injured after being struck by a stolen car early Friday (Oct. 12) morning at a mobile home park. Christy Miller has been a resident at the mobile home park where the accident happened for 3 years. ”It’s sad to hear that this happened so close by it’s a shame,” said Miller. Officers Ashley Booth and Annelise Hoffman were taken to Northwest Medical Center in Springdale with severe, but non-life-threatening injuries, according to […]

  • Black Woman Who Had Trailblazing Navy Career Dies At 83

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Raye Montague, a trailblazing black woman from Arkansas who revolutionized the way the U.S. Navy designed ships, has died. She was 83. Montague, who had a 33-year career in the Navy, developed a computer program that created rough drafts of ship specifications. She told the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette in 2012 that the program allowed the Navy to cut the time it took to build a ship’s draft design from two years to 18 hours and 26 minutes. The […]

  • Lawsuit: Little Rock Police Lied To Conduct Drug Raids

    LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — A man who is suing the Little Rock Police Department for blasting his door down and raiding his apartment without probable cause during a drug raid said Monday (Oct. 15) that he feared for his life. Roderick Talley recalled during a news conference how police used explosives to enter his apartment last August in an ultimately unsuccessful search for cocaine. Talley’s lawyers allege police violated his rights against unlawful search when they obtained a so-called […]