Allie joined the 5NEWS team as a reporter in July of 2018.
She was born in Russellville, Arkansas but grew up in Marlton, New Jersey. Although she loved growing up in the Northeast something about the south stuck with her throughout her childhood. Allie is a proud alum of the University of Arkansas with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. While in college, Allie was an anchor and reporter for Arkansas’ student run television station, UATV.
Allie loves college sports and is always cheering on the Razorbacks. In her spare time, she loves to travel and explore the outdoors.
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FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The recent weather across our area has now left some extra bumpy roads for drivers. “My tires are getting ruined right now and you just have to go slow over the bumps and everything, so it’s just kind of annoying when I’m trying to get somewhere in a hurry and I’m like all these potholes,” said Danielle Light, a University of Arkansas student. With the heavy rainfall last week, potholes are now becoming more prevalent throughout […]
PEA RIDGE, Ark. (KFSM) — With a few schools in Northwest Arkansas seeing an increase in sickness among students and teachers, some are now debating whether to cancel classes so everyone has a chance to get healthy again. “Our staff is working extremely hard by cleaning desks, cleaning door handles, knobs and using and basically the same chemicals that mercy health would use,” said Rick Neil, Pea Ridge Superintendent. Pea Ridge School District posted on its Facebook page today that […]
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — A University of Arkansas Law School associate professor claims he was assaulted by a Delta Airlines pilot at XNA. Khaled Beydoun claims he was moved out of first class because he is Arab, but Delta says that’s not true. Beydoun says he was flying to Northwest Arkansas from Atlanta yesterday (Feb. 10) and was moved out of first class because of his race. He says that when he confronted the flight’s captain about it after landing, […]
SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFSM) — One student who has undergone several surgeries got to play during the last basketball game of the season. Jamarion Bradford is a 7th-grade student at Helen Tyson Middle School in Springdale. Due to having severely clubbed feet, he has had to undergo several surgeries. Last Thursday (Feb. 7) Helen Tyson Middle School took on their rivals Helston Middle School for the final game of the season. “First coach just looked at me and all the players […]
BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KFSM) — Benton County hosted its first town hall meeting tonight (Feb. 5) to address a proposal for a new courthouse in downtown Bentonville. Tonight was the first of ten town hall meetings throughout the county ahead of the countywide election on March 12. Some people are frustrated about the new courthouse facility, but some stand behind the proposal. “My frustration with this proposal is it’s just too expensive. It’s too big of a building, it’s more […]
GENTRY, Ark. (KFSM) — After waking up to the smell of smoke, one little girl saved her entire family from a massive house fire. The families 9-year-old daughter Angelica Killebrew fell asleep on the couch but was awakened after a fire erupted in her home’s kitchen. “I woke up, I smelled fire and I could hear flames. I woke up and then I saw the kitchen and it was on fire so I yelled for my sister. I was like […]
FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Two Fayetteville strip clubs reportedly violated state regulations by allowing simulated sexual acts and improper physical contact between performers and customers, according to documents obtained by KATV, our news partner in Little Rock. Earlier this month, agents with the state Alcoholic Beverage Control Division visited Silver Dollar Cabaret and Platinum Cabaret — both on College Avenue — where at least one dancer made “constant contact” with an agent’s body during a lap dance, according to ABC violation […]
BELLA VISTA, Ark. (KFSM) — It’s day 182 that Bella Vista neighbors say they continue to deal with the effects of the stump dump fire on Trafalgar Road. Bella Vista resident Chris Nelson says he doesn’t believe the Arkansas Department of Environmental Quality’s results add up to what people in the city are really experiencing. “Over the weekend, when our monitors spiked to 789 in a couple locations basically we had the worst air quality in the world over here […]
FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A couple of students at Fayetteville High School are facing consequences after wearing Confederate flag attire to school. Earlier this week, students at Fayetteville High School came to school wearing Confederate flag shirts and had paintings of the flag on their face and hands. They were asked by the school to change shirts and to remove the paint, but they refused. They were then sent home for the day. “To us, it’s not hate, everyone is […]
MULBERRY, Ark. (KFSM) — A van carrying four military families household items as they moved across the country caught fire on I-40 in Mulberry, destroying almost everything inside. Tom Woodford is the father of one of the military members. He said his son is grateful for everything the city of Mulberry did to help salvage some of his belongings from the fire. “I mean, he was also very impressed that the mayor of the town reached out and called him […]
ALMA, Ark. (KFSM) — Thousands of people who live in federally subsidized housing, or HUD housing, are facing threats of eviction as the partial government shutdown continues. Property Manager Annette Cowen of the Linenwood Apartments in Alma sent out a warning letter to tenants saying if they can’t make up the difference in rent, they can’t stay. Tenants received this letter on their doors late Friday night. It states that due to the shutdown of the Federal Government your rental […]
BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — The Benton County Solid Waste District will be accepting live Christmas trees until January 19, 2019, from Benton County citizens looking to dispose of their tree. Drop off locations are located at 5702 Brookside Road in Bentonville and 3511 N. Arkansas in Rogers. This is a free service. If you have an artificial tree, those can also be dropped off all year round at any of the convenience centers in Benton County. Arkansas Game and Fish […]