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  • Investigation Underway After Mother And 4-Year-Old Son Found Slain In Camden Home

    CAMDEN, Ark. (KFSM) — A mother and her 4-year-old son were found slain in a Camden, Arkansas home, leaving police searching for a 23-year-old man who dated the woman. Alyssa Cannon, 20, and her son were found dead around 12:45 p.m. Tuesday (June 25). Cannon’s family reported her and the boy missing Tuesday morning, saying they hadn’t heard from Alyssa since Saturday (June 22). Officers are now searching for Jory Worthen in connection with the killings. Court records show Cannon […]

  • Fort Smith Woman Sentenced To 5 Years In Prison For Drug-Trafficking

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — A Fort Smith woman has been sentenced to five years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for conspiring to distribute methamphetamine. According to court records, Krisa Dawn Durham, 42, had an outstanding warrant for absconding from parole. The DEA Task Force and the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office set up surveillance at the Fort Smith hotel Durham was staying at and arrested her after finding meth and scales in her room. She […]

  • Schedule Of Events: Northwest Arkansas Championship Golf Tournament In Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) — The LPGA is in Northwest Arkansas this week as the Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship Golf Tournament kicks off in Rogers. The event kicked off Monday with professional practice and the first qualifier, and the professional practice continues all day today (June 25). The LPGA tournament itself kicks off on Friday. Tuesday morning started with a yoga class for children at 10 a.m. at the Pinnacle Hills Country Club. The day’s events will conclude with the Champions Party […]

  • Washington Regional Asking For Breast Milk Donations

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — Washington Regional Medical Center has partnered with Oklahoma Mothers’ Breast Milk Bank to be the first human milk depot in Northwest Arkansas. Nursing women who are pre-approved by Oklahoma Mothers’ Milk Bank can donate their extra breast milk at Washington Regional. The milk will be stored until it is picked up by the milk bank. The Oklahoma Mothers’ Milk Bank will then test, pasteurize and store the milk before dispensing it to an ordering hospital or […]

  • Fort Smith Man Gets Over 6 Years In Prison For Felon In Possession Of A Firearm

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — A Fort Smith man has been sentenced to 77 months in federal prison for possessing a firearm after he received a felony conviction. In July 2018, Arkansas State Police attempted to pull over Joseph Shelby, 33, in Booneville for driving erratically. Shelby sped up and attempted to flee from police, that’s when he lost control of the vehicle and crashed into a ditch. Shelby then attempted to flee on foot but was apprehended. After searching […]

  • Fort Smith Thieves Charge $3,000 On Stolen Credit Cards

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Police are looking for multiple suspects they say used stolen credit cards at several locations in Fort Smith. Police say on January 8, a Roland man reported his car had been burglarized and that his personal and work cards were stolen. Before realizing the theft had taken place, the cards were used at two separate Walgreens, Office Depot and Hobby Lobby on Rogers Ave. in Fort Smith. The thieves racked up around $3,000 in charges. […]

  • District Attorney Clears Officers In Deadly EZ Mart Shooting In Poteau

    POTEAU, Okla. (KFSM) — A deadly officer-involved shooting at the EZ Mart in Poteau, Oklahoma has been justified by the LeFlore County District Attorney. Jeffrey C. Smith reviewed the case file by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation, and determined the officer’s actions “were justified and necessary to prevent the imminent bodily harm or death of a store clerk” taken hostage by Jaquon Thompson, according to a letter Smith sent to Sheriff Rob Seale. On June 11, OSBI said Thompson […]

  • Boil Water Order Canceled In Alma

    ALMA, Ark. (KFSM) — A boil water order for Alma has now been canceled. According to Mark Yardley, Public Works Director for Alma, bacteriological analysis of a sample from the city’s water system showed possible contamination due to a water main break Friday (June 21) on Collum Lane that lead to a decrease in water pressure. Mayor Jerry Martin said Friday that a contractor struck the city’s primary 14-inch line that leaves Alma’s water treatment facility and dispenses water to […]

  • Baseball Development Center, Tyson Track Renovations Coming Soon

    Projects to begin construction soon with 2021 completion dates

  • 5-year-old Cancer Victim River “Oakley” Nimmo Promoted To Honorary Colonel By Arkansas National Guard

    CAMDEN, Ark. (KFSM) — Five-year-old cancer victim River “Oakley” Nimmo, whose only wish was to be an “Army Man,” has been promoted to Honorary Colonel by the Arkansas National Guard following his death. Oakley died Thursday, June 20, from neuroblastoma, a rare form of cancer. His family asked service members from across the state to attend his funeral on Tuesday (June 25) in Camden, Arkansas. “The family requests anyone that is serving or has served in the any branch of […]

  • A Purrrfect Ending: State Police Troopers Rescue Kitten From I-49 Barrier, One Adopts Him

    SPRINGDALE (KFSM) — An orange and white kitten may have used one of his nine lives on a busy freeway Tuesday, but luckily a pair of Arkansas State Police troopers were there to protect the other eight. Lt. Matt Toon and Capt. David Cooper from Troop L in Springdale  were on patrol Tuesday morning (June 25) when they noticed a kitten terrified and alone against the concrete barrier on Interstate 49 on the southbound inside shoulder near U.S. 412. The […]

  • Motorcycle Collides With Riding Lawnmower, Leaving 1 Critical

    KINGSTON, Okla. (KFSM) — An unusual collision between a riding lawnmower and a motorcycle left two men injured, including one in critical condition. The accident happened on Texoma Hills Road about 7:47 p.m. Monday about three miles south and 3.5 miles east of Kingston, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol. The road is located near the shores of Lake Texoma at the Oklahoma/Texas border. According to OHP, Eddie L. Cobb, 79, of Kingston was riding his Ranch King Pro riding […]

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