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  • Couple Arrested After Wreck Kills One Child, Injures Two Others

    LOWELL (KFSM) — A Springdale woman and her husband face child endangerment charges after a deadly wreck took the life of her 9-year-old daughter. According to Benton County sheriff’s deputies, Sabrina Crowe and her husband, Nathaniel Clark, were intoxicated when they left Beaver Lake on Sunday (June 17) and Crowe crashed their pickup into a tree along Cow Face Road. Crowe’s oldest daughter, Kahlyn, 9, was pronounced dead at the scene. Medical personnel were unable to revive her, deputies said. […]

  • Interstate 49 Lanes To Be Closed In Bentonville, Rogers For Striping Work

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Lanes of Interstate 49 in Bentonville and Rogers will be closed overnight through June 29. The Arkansas Department of Transportation said that northbound and southbound lanes of I-49 will be closed alternately between Southeast Walton Boulevard (Exit 85) and Central Avenue/Arkansas 72 (Exit 88). The closures will take place between 9 p.m. and 6 a.m. from Wednesday (June 20) through Friday, June 29. Crews will be placing the final striping and pavement markings on the improved […]

  • Fayetteville VA Medical Center Pathologist Fired, Nearly 20,000 Local Veterans At Risk

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Officials with the VA Medical Center in Fayetteville and the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs announced an investigation Monday after a pathologist was found to be “impaired” and misdiagnosed patients, resulting in at least one death. Dr. Skye McDougall, the Network Director and CEO of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, began the announcement on Monday. “I want to apologize to all veterans for what we’re going to disclose today,” said McDougall. “What we’re going to talk […]

  • West Fork Woman’s Body Found In Freezer After Husband’s Suicide

    WEST FORK (KFSM) — A West Fork woman’s body was found in a freezer at her home after police went to inform her of her husband’s suicide, West Fork Police reported Friday (June 15). According to a report from Public Information Officer Tyler Underwood of the West Fork Police, the Logan County Sheriff’s Office informed them about a suicide near Mount Magazine on June 10 and identified the man as Lawrence Bruick of West Fork. West Fork police went to […]

  • Muskogee Teenager Drowns After Jumping Off Cliff Into Lake Tenkiller

    LAKE TENKILLER, Okla. (KFSM) — Authorities recovered the body of an 18-year-old man Friday who drowned after jumping off a cliff at Lake Tenkiller on Thursday. According to Lt. Jarrett Johnson of the Oklahoma Highway Patrol Troop C, Cody Hancock, 18, of Muskogee was swimming in Lake Tenkiller on Thursday (June 14) and jumped into the lake from a 15-foot cliff about 7:57 p.m. Witnesses said he surfaced, then started struggling and went underwater. Other swimmers tried to help Hancock […]

  • Pea Ridge Police Release More Photos Of Theft Suspects

    PEA RIDGE (KFSM) — The Pea Ridge Police Department posted more photos on its Facebook page Thursday night asking for the public’s help in identifying two theft suspects. The police are asking the public for their help in identifying a woman and a man caught on surveillance cameras. The case involves vehicle break-ins with stolen credit or debit cards being used at area businesses. Chief Ryan Walker of the Pea Ridge police said the couple has been entering unlocked cars […]

  • American Airlines Glitch Affects Flights At XNA Friday

    HIGHFILL (KFSM) — Hundreds of travelers are stuck at the Charlotte Douglas Airport in Charlotte, N.C., because of a technical glitch, and it’s affecting flights here in Arkansas. American Airlines said a technical issue with its regional carrier forced them to cancel more than 270 flights overnight on Friday. About 120 of those flights were in Charlotte. The airline said it is working to fix the issue and to put customers on other flights. There is no timeline for when […]

  • Plane Crashes Northeast Of Eureka Springs

    CARROLL COUNTY (KFSM) — Carroll County investigators and first responders were called to a report of a plane crash Thursday (June 14) afternoon. Errol Severe, president of Aviation Cadet World, said the plane that crashed was an Aeronca L-16 historic military aircraft. The plane was taking off from Silver Wings Field off of County Road 207 northeast of Eureka Springs when it crashed. The plane came to rest approximately 75 yards east of the airstrip and was intact following impact.  […]

  • Truck Overturns, Blocks Lane After Accident Outside Northwest Arkansas Mall

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A pickup involved in an accident at Zion Road and North College Avenue overturned and blocked a northbound lane Thursday morning. The accident happened about 10:30 a.m. in front of the Northwest Arkansas Mall and involved a red sedan and a full-size white pickup. The pickup rolled and blocked the left northbound lane of traffic. Police were directing traffic around the accident. The driver of the pickup was seen sitting in the median after the accident. Stay […]

  • Suspect Arrested In JBGB Break-In Also Has Order Of Protection Against Him

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Police arrested a suspect in the break-in and thefts at a Fayetteville bar and grill, and court records show the suspect had an order of protection issued against him by his former roommate the same day as the break-in. A preliminary arrest report from the Fayetteville Police Department shows Tristan Nathaniel Starr, 24, of Fayetteville was arrested on charges of breaking or entering, theft of property and criminal mischief. Records from the Washington County Detention Center where […]

  • Verizon Wireless Hit With Cellular Service Outage

    UPDATE: Service in Arkansas has been restored. (KFSM) — Phone go quiet? If you’re with Verizon Wireless, there’s a reason. Residents in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley reported a loss of LTE/cellular service Wednesday morning starting about 7:30 a.m. The outage affected areas in Oklahoma as well, including Tulsa, Oklahoma City and areas around Tahlequah, according to online tracker Outage.Report. A Verizon Wireless spokesman released the following statement: “We are aware of a service interruption affecting parts of Oklahoma […]

  • Police, Washington County Investigating Deaths Involving West Fork Couple

    WEST FORK (KFSM) — The West Fork Police Department and the Washington County Sheriff’s Office are investigating a death involving a West Fork couple. According to the West Fork Police, the department was notified of a suicide of Lawrence Bruick, 56, that happened in off of Highway 309 south of Paris in Logan County, southeast of Washington County, on Sunday (June 10). The police were asked to notify the man’s wife regarding the suicide. Police said they went to the […]