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  • Jam to Queen Hits Without the Guilt — Sing-Along Version of ‘Bohemian Rhapsody’ Hits Theaters Today

    (KFSM) — For those who managed to control themselves and not sing along during the “Bohemian Rhapsody” movie, now’s your chance to belt out Queen’s greatest hits in the theater unencumbered. “Sing-Along to Bohemian Rhapsody” hits select movie theaters today, including theaters in Fayetteville and Fort Smith. The sing-along version will feature the lyrics on the bottom of the picture, so viewers can jam along to hits such as “We Will Rock You,” “Radio Ga Ga,” “Another One Bites the […]

  • Prepare, Parrotheads! Jimmy Buffett Coming To Oklahoma, Arkansas In June

    The man from “Margaritaville” is making his way to Oklahoma and Arkansas this summer. Jimmy Buffett and the Coral Reefer Band will play at Tulsa’s BOK Center on June 4 and Verizon Arena in North Little Rock on June 6. The performances are part of the iconic singer’s “Son of a Son of a Sailor” tour. Both concerts will start at 8 p.m. Tickets go on Jan. 18 at 10 a.m. through the box office at each location and through […]

  • Mama’s Country Cafe Patron Accidentally Drives Into Connected Building In Barling

    BARLING (KFSM) — A customer who had just finished eating at a favorite Barling restaurant accidentally drove through the adjacent building next door. According to Barling Police, the woman had just finished dining at Mama’s Country Cafe at 203 Fort Street about 12:30 p.m. She was parked in front of the vacant portion of the building next to the restaurant. The woman told police her accelerator got stuck while trying to reverse, and instead drove forward into the restaurant. She pushed […]

  • Girl Scout Cookie Season Starts Today — With A New Addition

    (KFSM) — Just in time to put a dent in those New Year diet resolutions, Girl Scout Cookie season has started. The season — of course, it’s a “season” — kicked off on Wednesday nationwide, with Girl Scouts gearing up to sell the perennial favorites Tagalongs, Samoas and Thin Mints. This year, however, the offerings include a new addition: Caramel Chocolate Chip. Though they sound completely decadent, those who have to watch their gluten intake will be happy to know […]

  • Mountainburg Eatery, Damaged By Tornado, Nominated For Arkansas Food Hall Of Fame

    MOUNTAINBURG (KFSM) — The Dairy Dream, which survived damage earlier this year from a tornado, announced Sunday night (Dec. 30) that it has been nominated for the 2019 Arkansas Food Hall of Fame. The Dairy Dream received word in a letter dated Dec. 21, which it posted on its Facebook page Sunday night. The drive-up restaurant, known for its Mountainburger and ice cream, was congratulated on its feat by the Arkansas Department of Heritage. Finalists for the Hall of Fame […]

  • Springdale Man Tied To Elm Springs Wind Farm Scheme Pleads Guilty To Federal Charges

    FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — The man who once promised to bring wind energy to Elm Springs pleaded guilty in federal court last week to charges of wire fraud and tax evasion. Cody Fell, of Springdale pleaded guilty in the U.S. District Court in Fayetteville. According to court documents, Fell and two others formed Dragonfly Industries International and used the LLC to solicit and defraud investors by claiming they would build a wind farm in Elm Springs. Fell received a total of […]

  • Sanitation, Recycling Schedules Bumped Forward For Holidays; Recycling, Composting Available In Fayetteville

    (KFSM) — Trash and recycling pickup schedules have been altered for the upcoming holidays. For most cities in Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley, trash pickup will move forward one day. Trash normally picked up on Tuesdays will be picked up on Wednesday, Dec. 26, after Christmas and Wednesday, Jan. 2, after New Year’s Day. Both holidays fall on a Tuesday. In Rogers, trash pickup will move forward one day throughout the week, starting with Tuesday’s pickup moving to Wednesday […]

  • Coal Hill Police Arrest Man In Hit-And-Run That Injured Two People On Motorcycle

    COAL HILL (KFSM) — Coal Hill Police have arrested a man in connection with a hit and run accident that sent two people on a motorcycle to Little Rock hospitals Saturday (Dec. 15) night. Coal Hill Police Chief Brad Kent told 5NEWS that a joint investigation with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office and the Arkansas State Police resulted in the arrest of Dameion Eugene Hamilton, 40, from Coal Hill Kent said Hamilton was arrested about 7:45 p.m. Monday (Dec. 17) after […]

  • Crew Member Killed On Set Of 50 Cent’s ‘Power’ Series

    NEW YORK — A crew member on the Brooklyn set of a television series starring rapper 50 Cent was killed during production early Monday. Per TMZ, production assistant Pedro Jimenez was struck by an out-of-control SUV while setting up parking cones on the set of the Starz series Power. Jimenez was 63 and had been a member of the show’s crew since its debut in 2014. The driver of the SUV was reportedly another Power crew member and remained at the scene after the […]

  • Say It Isn’t So! But It’s So — CDC Says ‘No’ To Raw Cookie Dough

    (KFSM) — It’s a Christmas tradition to make Christmas cookies, and who hasn’t licked the bowl afterward, or at least snuck a little taste of the raw cookie dough? Well, don’t do it, the Centers for Disease Control warns this holiday season. The CDC says raw flour can make you sick, and they point out a 2016 e.coli outbreak that sickened 63 people as an example. In addition, the CDC mentioned that salmonella could be present in raw eggs, which […]

  • Boxcar On Fire On South Fifth Street In Rogers

    ROGERS (KFSM) — Rogers Fire Department is on the scene of a train fire near downtown. Firefighters tweeted that a boxcar is “fully involved.” According to Fire Chief Tom Jenkins, the boxcar is located on the train tracks near Westrock at 2021 S. 5th Street south of downtown. The cause of the fire is unknown at this time. Stay with 5NEWS for this developing story.

  • Iowa Father Gets Life For Leaving Son To Rot In Maggot-Infested Diaper

    WARNING: Graphic descriptions in this story may be disturbing.  NEW HAMPTON, Iowa- 21 men and women decided Zachary Koehn, 29, will spend life in prison for the death of his infant son. Tuesday, December 4, in Chickasaw County, the jury sentenced Koehn to life in prison. Prosecutors say Zachary Koehn left the four-month-old baby in a bedroom for nearly two weeks last year. Baby Sterling was found dead in a swing seat. Doctors said he died of dehydration, malnutrition, and infection […]