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  • Facebook Weather for Sept. 26

    Joe Pennington gives Facebook friends a look at today’s weather.

  • Wind And Rain From Florence’s Leading Edge Lash Carolinas

    WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The outer bands of wind and rain from a weakened but still lethal Hurricane Florence began lashing North Carolina on Thursday as the monster storm moved in for a prolonged and potentially catastrophic drenching along the Southeast coast. Florence’s winds had dropped from a peak of 140 mph (225 kph) to 105 mph (165 kph) by midmorning, reducing the hurricane from a terrifying Category 4 to a 2. But forecasters warned that the widening storm — […]

  • Home Security Camera Captures Front-Porch Package Thief In Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Rogers Police are trying to find a man who they say stole a package from the front porch of a residence. The incident was captured on the homeowners home security camera. Police released photos from the footage on Facebook on Wednesday. According to Rogers Police, the man took a FedEx package off the front porch of the home in the 100 block of North Pleasant Ridge Drive. The man can be seen in the video lifting the […]

  • Highway Over Beaver Dam To Close For Two Weeks

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers will be conducting maintenance work on state Highway 187, which will require the highway to close. The highway will close across Beaver Dam starting Tuesday, Sept. 18, and will stay closed to all traffic for two weeks. The closure will allow crews to perform required maintenance. Signage and cones will be used to control traffic. Drivers are encouraged to use U.S. 62 as an alternate route. Additional information is available […]

  • Ozark City Clerk Candidate Arrested On Theft, Endangering Charges

    OZARK — A candidate for Ozark City Clerk was arrested last night on several charges, according to the Franklin County sheriff’s office jail intake roster. Kristy J. Miner, 31, of Ozark was arrested at 5:31 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 29). She faces three charges of 3rd-degree endangering the welfare of a minor and five charges of theft of $1,000 or less. According to the Ozark Police, investigators were approached by members of the Walmart Loss Prevention office on Wednesday about repeated […]

  • Crews Battle Morning Fire At Arkhola Sand And Gravel In Van Buren

    VAN BUREN (KFSM) — Crews battled a fire at Arkhola Sand and Gravel on Thursday morning that left part of the plant damaged and shut down. Van Buren firefighters were summoned to the fire at 402 Riverfront Road, the address of Arkhola Sand and Gravel, about 8:35: a.m., said Capt. Kevin Nelson of the Van Buren Fire Department. Nelson said the cause of the fire was hot metal dropping while workers were welding on a vibrating screen. The hot metal […]

  • Ex-Middleweight Champion Jermaine Taylor Being Held On Battery, Assault Charges

    LITTLE ROCK (KFSM) — Jermaine Taylor, the former middleweight boxing champion, was arrested in Little Rock after police said he punched a woman, held a knife to her throat and threatened to kill her. Taylor, 40, was booked into the Pulaski County detention Center at 5:06 p.m. Wednesday (Aug. 29) on a charge of third-degree domestic battery and aggravated assault on a family or household member. Jail records show Taylor has no bond and has not been released as of […]

  • Police Officer Impersonator On The Loose, Carroll County Sheriff’s Office Warns

    CARROLL COUNTY (KFSM) — The Carroll County Sheriff’s Office is warning motorists of a man pretending to be a police officer who stopped a woman recently near the Missouri border. Maj. George Frye with the sheriff’s office said the man was seen on the Tanger Outlet Mall parking lot in Branson on Aug. 4, then he followed a Carroll County resident south to the border town of Blue Eye. Frye said the man stopped the woman’s vehicle, but when he approached […]

  • Viewers Capture ‘Scary’ Shelf Cloud Moving Through NWA

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — A large shelf cloud moved through Northwest Arkansas early Friday (Aug. 17), making for some startling — and a bit scary — images. Viewers sent in photos of the shelf cloud as it passed through the area. A sampling of those photos is below. Thanks to our viewers for helping us keep an eye on the “Weather Where You Live.”

  • Baby In Amber Alert Found Safe; Father Still At Large

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The baby at the center of an Amber Alert has been found safe. The baby was found safe Tuesday morning, according to the Washington County Sheriff’s spokesman Kelly Cantrell. Ivy Kay Barrows, 2-months-old, was taken Monday night (Aug. 13) by her father, Danny Trent Barrows, 38, after a domestic violence incident in Winslow. The baby was dropped off at Danny Barrows’ mother’s house in the Elkins area by a third party, Cantrell said. She is now back […]

  • Dump Truck Rolls Over, Blocks Highway 253 At Highway 10 Near Midland

    MIDLAND (KFSM) — A dump truck accident is blocking the roadway on Arkansas 253 near Midland. According to Arkansas State Police, the dump truck was hauling gravel when it overturned shortly after noon. It is blocking the roadway in the 1700 block of Arkansas Highway 253 at the intersection of Highway 10 near Midland, west of Greenwood. No injuries were reported. Stay with 5NEWS for this developing story.

  • Driver’s License System Restored In Oklahoma, But New Licenses Still Can’t Be Issued

    OKLAHOMA CITY (KFSM) — The system that allows the issuance of driver’s licenses and photo identification cards in Oklahoma was back up and running Wednesday morning — mostly. The Oklahoma Department of Public Safety announced in a news release Wednesday morning that the system was back up and “all agencies appear to be fully functional.” The release said all driver’s license offices and tag agencies would resume normal operations today (Aug. 1). But the department announced a few hours later […]