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  • Man Urinates Next To Couple Fishing In Washington, Shoots Woman After He’s Asked To Leave

    AUBURN, Wash. (KCPQ) — Police are searching for a man accused of shooting a woman as she fished with her husband in Washington state last week. Auburn Police Commander Steve Stocker said officers responded to reports of a shooting just before 11 p.m. Thursday night (Oct. 24). The couple were fishing along the Green River near 31500 104th Ave. SE when a truck approached, they told police. A man got out of the truck and started urinating next to the […]

  • PHOTOS: 5NEWS Viewers Show Off Their Feline Friends On National Cat Day

    National Cat Day was Oct. 29, and we at 5NEWS asked you to show us your favorite feline friends. We were overwhelmed at the response, with more than 1,000 photos and comments coming in via our Facebook post. We loved seeing your fun, beautiful and even poignant photos of your cats past and present, and we showed off a few of them on our “5NEWS At Four.” You can see that clip above and a few of the many photos […]

  • Power Restored At XNA; Some Damage Reported

    UPDATE: Power has been restored to XNA at this time. Original story: HIGHFILL, Ark. (KFSM) — Storm damage was reported at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport (XNA) in Highfill on Monday, but the biggest issue was the lack of power. Kelly Johnson, chief operating officer for XNA, said a GAA Corporate hangar sustained some roof damage from the severe storms that plowed through Northwest Arkansas early Monday. A construction site of a future security checkpoint also had minor damage, she […]

  • Rogers High School’s Roof Damaged In Storms; Officials Hope To Reopen Tuesday

    ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) — The roof of Rogers High School was damaged in severe storms that hit early Monday morning (Oct. 21), leaving officials scrambling to make repairs and clean up in time to reopen Tuesday. Superintendent Charles Lee of Rogers Public Schools said the high school sustained damage to a corner of its roof. Material on the roof was peeled back, producing a water leak inside. The indoor fieldhouse also lost some roof panels, he said. That was just […]

  • Several Roads Closed In Benton County; Water Rescue Prompts Closing In Fayetteville

    BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) — Several roads and intersections were closed Friday morning (Oct. 11) in Benton County, Bella Vista and Bentonville after heavy rains flooded already saturated ground overnight. In Bentonville, Rainbow Farm Road at Opal Road was closed due to flooding. In Bella Vista, U.S. 71 reopened about 5 a.m. after being down to one lane for a time due to flooding from Lake Bella Vista. Three roads remained closed, however. They are Chelsea Road from Pontoon Park to […]

  • Fayetteville Firefighters Respond To Car In Water

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Fayetteville firefighters are responding to a car in the water. Firefighters received a call about 7:15 a.m. of a car stuck in the water on Dead Horse Mountain Road where it turns into Stonebridge Drive just off Huntsville Avenue. Firefighters were able to walk the woman out of the high water and back to dry ground. Barricades are being placed on Dead Horse Mountain Road to prevent others from driving through the high water. Stay with 5NEWS […]

  • This Cheetah Cub’s New Surrogate Sibling Is A Rescue Dog — And They Get On Like The Best Of Friends

    Kris the cheetah is three months old. Her best friend is a rescue dog named Remus. When watching Kris and Remus romp and play, you might think they’re a casual pairing of fast friends. In reality, the choice to bring the two together was very deliberate. Kris was the only surviving cub from her litter, so she was raised with no siblings. That’s where Remus comes in. Zookeepers introduced the canine for companionship and said they selected him because he […]

  • Promenade Boulevard Condo In Rogers Damaged By Early Morning Fire

    ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) — An early morning fire damaged a condo in a multi-use building on Promenade Boulevard in Rogers on Wednesday. Firefighters were called to 2000 South Promenade Boulevard at 1:09 a.m., said Rogers Fire Battalion Chief Dusty Qualls. A small fire was reported in a third-floor condominium there. The sprinkler system in that condo had kicked on by the time firefighters arrived, knocking down most of the fire. Qualls said they had to clear smoke from the building, […]

  • Arkansas River Parks Remain Closed As Flood Repairs Continue

    ARKANSAS RIVER (KFSM) — Several parks and recreational areas along the Arkansas River remain closed as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers works to repair severe flood damage. Several parks along the Arkansas River sustained major damage during the spring floods and remain closed, Corps officials said. One of those is the Clear Creek Public Use Area outside Yoestown in Crawford County. Clear Creek is available for day use, such as picnicking or fishing. But its campgrounds were damaged and […]

  • Last Of Two Runaway Barges Lifted From Oklahoma Lock And Dam

    WEBBERS FALLS, Okla. (KFSM) — The last of two barges that came loose and floated downstream during flooding has been lifted from the lock and dam where it has been pinned for months. The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Tulsa District, announced in a Facebook post that the last of the barges has been pulled out of the Arkansas River at Lock and Dam 16 near Webbers Falls, Oklahoma. The barge was one of two that came loose during flooding […]

  • Rupple Road Extension, Reroute To Mount Comfort Road Officially Opens In Fayetteville

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The long-awaited extension and realignment of Rupple Road from Wedington Street to Mount Comfort Road is officially open. The realignment was paved and striped earlier this week, and the road officially opened on Friday (Aug. 30). The realignment curves Rupple Road around to meet the intersection with a northern leg and removes the Y-intersection where the road previously met the southern side of Mount Comfort. Chris Brown, city engineer for Fayetteville, said the new section is […]

  • Bella Vista Man Has Close Encounter With Bear

    BELLA VISTA, Ark. (KFSM) — A Bella Vista man leaving a family gathering walked into a close encounter with a bear. Aaron Hull said he was leaving a barbecue, where he had been celebrating a friend’s birthday when he spotted a bear crossing Lancashire Boulevard near Lake Ann in Bella Vista. The bear was about 200 yards from a home, but only about 50 yards from Hull, he said. Hull quickly pulled out his phone to get photos and video […]

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