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  • Police Say Centerton Arson Suspect Captured In Greenwood

    CENTERTON, Ark. (KFSM) — The Centerton Fire Department was called to the scene of a large house fire in the 900 block of  Sienna Drive Sunday evening (Jan.19). After crews battled the massive flames and determined no one was inside, Centerton police began their investigation into what caused the blaze. They quickly determined the fire was due to arson. They began searching for a male suspect. More than 60 miles away and several hours after the fire broke out, the […]

  • Springdale Fire Department Responds To Residential Structure Fire

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFSM) — The Springdale Fire Department responded to a residential structure fire just before 9 p.m. last night (Jan. 19). Crews arrived at the scene finding a bedroom and hallway on fire with extension into the attic. They were able to successfully put out the fire saving most of the home. A photo of the interior of the home was shared on their Facebook page with advice saying: “This picture shows the impact of what a closed door […]

  • Local Schools Team Up To Support Arkansas Children’s Hospital

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFSM) — Two local schools have teamed up to bring cheer and support to Arkansas Children’s Hospital Northwest. Har-Ber High School and Springdale High School are collecting Legos, crayons and coloring books for families at Arkansas Children’s Hospital Northwest. They will be collecting these items during a special service project before the Arkansas State Wrestling Tournament. Both schools will be delivering the donated items collected on the morning of Wednesday, Feb. 19 as both teams will be traveling […]

  • Tornado Watch Issued For River Valley And Northwest Arkansas

    NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KFSM) — The National Weather Service issued a tornado watch for Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley until 6 p.m. Friday (Jan. 10). Stay with 5NEWS weather for the latest updates and watch 5NEWS Meteorologist Matt Standridge on your 5NEWS at noon for updates as well.  

  • Springdale Police Looking For 13-Year-Old Runaway Girl

    SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFSM) — The Springdale Police Department shared a Facebook post asking for help searching for a runaway girl. Police say Piper Hawley, 13, went for a walk Thursday (Jan. 9) evening and did not return home. Springdale Police say she left a note saying she was sorry to make everyone worry but she will be okay. Piper takes medication but does not have it with her at this time. She was last seen in the Amy Circle area […]

  • Free Childbirth Education Classes To Be Held At Baptist Health-Fort Smith

    FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Baptist Health-Fort Smith will be providing free childbirth education classes for all area mothers. They intend to give mothers the confidence and support they need to enjoy their baby’s arrival. The classes will be taught by a childbirth educator with Lamaze-focused curriculum. Lamaze is an international childbirth education program that helps women learn to respond to pain during childbirth in a way that will increase comfort and facilitate labor. Participants can learn about emotional and […]

  • Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson Makes Stop In Bentonville To Visit Walmart Headquarters

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The wrestler-turned-actor,  Dwayne ‘The Rock’ Johnson made a stop in Bentonville Wednesday (Jan. 8) to visit Walmart Headquarters. According to his post on Instagram, he is traveling across the country with his TeremanaTequila team to meet and sit with customers and buyers who will put Teremana Tequila in family-owned stores. Teremana Tequila is The Rock’s new tequila brand launching in March according to his post on Instagram. “The Teremana Tequila 🥃 tour begins. Im traveling across […]

  • Comedy Group That Made A Film Depicting Jesus As Gay Attacked On Christmas Eve, Brazilian Police Say

    (CNN) — Police in Rio de Janeiro said at least four men were involved in a Christmas Eve attack at the headquarters of a Brazilian comedy group after their release of a film that depicts Jesus as gay, according to state news agency Agencia Brasil. The comedy group Porta dos Fundos stated in a Facebook post that Molotov cocktails were thrown toward their building and that security staff were able to control the fire. “There were no injuries despite the action of […]

  • Talihina Grocery Store Destroyed By Fire Christmas Morning

    TALIHINA,  Okla. (KFSM) — The Talihina Fire Department responded to a building fire at around 2:30 a.m. this morning (Dec. 25). Assistant Chief Scottie Russell said Valley  Super Foods was on fire when crews arrived. “The front glass had all been broken out and flames were all out the front. It was pretty much fully involved at that time,” said Scottie Russell, Assistant Fire Chief of Talihina. For over two hours, crews fought the fire and reduced the size of […]

  • XNA Sends Toys To NWA Children’s Shelter

    BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The Northwest Arkansas National Airport (XNA) donated over 50 gifts to the NWA Children’s Center. A toy drive was held and all the toys that were collected were individually wrapped by their TSA Officers. XNA shared a Facebook post thanking everyone who donated.

  • Rogers Fire Department Responds To Building Fire

    ROGERS, Ark. (KFSM) — The Rogers Fire Department was on the scene of a building fire in Rogers. This was in the 100-block of North 13th St. according to the Rogers Fire Department Facebook page. The Rogers Fire Department said the cause of the fire was a dryer, and there were no injuries. There are no further details at this time. Stay with 5NEWS for updates on this developing story.   

  • City Of Fayetteville To Offer Free Parking On Christmas

    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The City of Fayetteville will be offering free parking in Fayetteville’s two parking districts on Christmas Eve (Dec. 24), and Christmas Day (Dec. 25). “On Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, the City will not charge for parking in Fayetteville’s two parking districts,” said Mayor Lioneld Jordan. “City staff and I wish everyone a safe and happy holiday!” On Tuesday (Dec. 24) and Wednesday (Dec. 25)  City parking lots and on-street parking spaces within the Dickson Street […]

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