Larry Henry is a former managing editor at KFSM-TV Channel 5. He is a veteran reporter and editor who worked in Nevada, Tennessee, and Northwest Arkansas. He now is a faculty member at Haas Hall Academy in Bentonville, Arkansas.

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  • Paul Pillaro Enters Benton County Sheriff’s Race

    LOWELL (KFSM) – Paul Pillaro, a lieutenant in the Lowell Police Department, has become the third candidate vying to unseat the incumbent, Kelley Cradduck. Pillaro, who had been mentioned as a potential candidate, confirmed to 5NEWS on Monday (July 27) that he is running. As first reported by 5NEWS, the other announced candidates are Siloam Springs police Cpl. Tim Filbeck and Glenn Latham, a senior systems administrator at Walmart and former detective in the sheriff’s offices in Benton and Washington counties. […]

  • Man Hospitalized In Fayetteville Wreck Involving Motorcycle, Car

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – One man was hospitalized early Tuesday (July 28) when a car collided with his motorcycle near Washington Regional Medical Center in Fayetteville. The man who had been on the motorcycle was wheeled on a stretcher to an emergency vehicle. From there, he was taken to the nearby hospital. An eyewitness living in the Appleby apartments across the street from where the wreck happened said he spoke with the man on the stretcher, who told him his leg […]

  • GOP Senator Blasts “Angry” Conservative Critics; Conduit For Action Responds

    ROGERS (KFSM) – State Sen. Jim Hendren lashed out at “angry” conservatives on Saturday (July 25) who are “trashing” elected Republicans and engaging in name-calling on social media sites. “It’s untrue and hurts our party,” Hendren, R-Gravette, said of the attacks. He spoke to an audience of more than 40 people at a Conservative Arkansas meeting in the Rogers Public Library on South Dixieland Road. On a screen in front of the darkened room, Hendren, seen in the photo above, showed tweets and […]

  • Washington County Assessor, Circuit Clerk Seeking Re-Election

    Fayetteville (KFSM) – Two Washington County elected officials whose offices are in the courthouse in Fayetteville are seeking re-election. Assessor Russell Hill and Circuit Clerk Kyle Sylvester are vying to be re-elected to their current posts, both told 5NEWS on Saturday (July 25). Both are Republicans. Both men were recently in the news. Hill served on a three-person panel earlier this year examining faulty bridge construction in the county, and Sylvester this week offered to make money available from his […]

  • Three Razorback Basketball Players Accused Of Using Counterfeit Bills

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Three Razorback basketball players were arrested on Wednesday (July 22) after police say they were seen spending counterfeit $20 bills. Jacorey Williams, 21, Anton Beard, 19, and Dustin Thomas, 19, were booked into the Washington County Detention Center on Wednesday after 1 p.m., and each faces a charge of forgery, according to jail records. All three are scheduled to appear in court on Friday (July 24) at 7:45 a.m., jail records state. They were all suspended indefinitely from […]

  • Water Line Breaks In Siloam Springs, Affects Multiple Neighborhoods

    SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) – A water line broke in Siloam Springs on Wednesday (July 22), officials say. The break affects residents in Country Acres, Meadow Wood, Fisher Ford, Oak Ridge and other neighborhoods in those areas. Officials said the water department is working to solve the issue.

  • Bond Set At $50,000 For Suspect In Fayetteville Standoff

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A Fayetteville man who police say was involved in a standoff had his bond set at $53,500 Friday morning (July 10), records show. Terry Gilbreth, 42, is behind bars at Washington County Detention Center, facing charges of endangering the welfare of a minor in the first degree, illegal possession of a firearm and failure to appear in court. Gilbreth was arrested July 9 after a standoff that lasted more than four hours at a duplex at 5361 […]

  • Court Date Reset For U of A Janitor Arrested On Suspicion Of Failing To Register As Sex Offender

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – A new arraignment date has been set for a University of Arkansas janitor who was arrested in June on suspicion of failing to register as a sex offender, authorities say. Christopher Dixon, 37, was scheduled to be arraigned on Friday (July 10), but that date has been reset to July 17, records show. He is on paid leave from the university pending an investigation, officials said. Dixon was booked into the Washington County Detention Center on June […]

  • 5NEWS Exclusive: College Student’s Killing Allegedly Described In Recorded Interview

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – The man accused of killing community college student Nina Ingram in 2006 felt disrespected by her, then later shoved his way into her apartment, choking her to death and wiping down the crime scene, according to an acquaintance of his. Randee Applewhite, pictured, an acquaintance of former murder suspect Rico T.  Cohn, offered that description of the killing in recorded interviews with Scott Carlton, a Fayetteville police detective. (Click on the audio file below to hear the […]

  • Glenn Latham Running For Benton County Sheriff

    BENTONVILLE (KFSM) – Glenn Latham has become the second candidate to announce he is running for Benton County sheriff against incumbent Kelley Cradduck. Latham, a senior systems administrator at Walmart, is a former detective in the sheriff’s offices in Benton and Washington counties. “We have two choices in life; accept things as they are, or take action to change them,” Latham says on his Latham for Sheriff Facebook page. “Join me in taking action.” Latham said Independence Day was a […]

  • Nina Ingram Murder Case Closed For “All Intents And Purposes,” Prosecutor Says

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -With a former suspect’s murder charge being dropped, the case into Nina Ingram’s killing is closed, said Matt Durrett, Washington County prosecutor. “For all intents and purposed, it’s closed,” Durrett told 5NEWS on Thursday (July 2). While Durrett considers his case closed, the Fayetteville Police Department’s investigation into the killing remains open, the prosecutor said. Ingram, a business student at NorthWest Arkansas Community College, was found strangled April 22, 2006, in her apartment at what then was known […]

  • Man Who Killed His Mother And Then Made A Beer Run Gets Life In Prison

    WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – A man who killed his mother and then made a beer run was sentenced to life in prison on Thursday (July 2), officials say. Scott Rocha, 36, of Springdale pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and was given a life sentence. He was arrested in March 2014 after shooting his mother in the back of the head, killing her, authorities said. According to court documents, Rocha killed his mother following an all-day drinking binge and then went […]

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