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Peyton Yager


Cheyenne, WY, United States

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Past articles by Peyton:

Five children and a man killed inside Muskogee home, family says suspect killed his own brother and children

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (KFOR) – A shooting inside a Muskogee home early Tuesday morning left six dead, including several children, and a woman hospitalized with gunshot wounds, according to police. Police say five of the six shot dead were children. Family members confirm to KFOR their mother, Brittany Anderson, was rushed to a Tulsa hospital with […] → Read More

Two men caught on camera pistol-whipping a security guard while robbing Oklahoma dispensary

Two men are officially charged after they were caught on camera ambushing a metro dispensary with guns and stealing $6,000 worth of medical marijuana. → Read More

ER nurse waiting for COVID-19 test results after showing symptoms, pleads for help from community to stop spread

OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An Oklahoma City ER nurse is now in quarantine after showing symptoms related to COVID-19. “Everyone in healthcare may seem like tough as nails and say, ‘Oh, we signed up for this,’ but no this is not,” Nikki Larson said. Nikki Larson went from the front lines to the COVID-19 testing […] → Read More

UPDATE: 6-year-old boy found safe after Amber Alert

NORTH LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KNWA) — UPDATE: Julian Boyd has been found safe in North Little Rock, according to police. The statewide AMBER Alert has been canceled. No further details are available at this time. Original story — The Sherwood Police Department has activated an Arkansas AMBER Alert for a six-year-old boy believed to have […] → Read More

Naked woman arrested after fiery and deadly turnpike crash

STROUD, Okla. (KFOR) – A deadly wreck on the Turner Turnpike involved a naked woman and a car that was fully engulfed in flames. Oklahoma Highway Patrol arrested one woman for allegedly ramming and killing a 21-year-old causing her to spin out of control. A sea of flames and smoke were seen billowing off the […] → Read More

Grieving Arkansas Family Looking to Change Heartache into Hope for Others

One River Valley family is turning the loss of a child into a way to help other families remember their loved ones in a special way. → Read More

Chamber of Commerce Utilizing Incentives to Recruit New Businesses

A Northwest Arkansas city is offering incentives in order to recruit future businesses. → Read More

DOING GOOD: Teen Who Survives Cancer Strikes a Chord With His Wish

A Rogers teen is granted the wish of a lifetime after battling cancer. → Read More

U of A Associate Professor Claims Pilot Assaulted Him Because of His Race

A University of Arkansas associate professor claims a Delta Air Lines pilot assaulted him because of his race at the Northwest Arkansas Regional Airport. → Read More

DOING GOOD: March of Dimes Organization Visits NICU Newborns and Parents

Nurses at the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at Mercy Hospital provide the utmost care for kids who need it most. The March of Dimes organization is teaming up to lend a hand to new mothers and their newborns. → Read More

Topic of Jail Expansion is Postponed For One Month

Washington County Justices of the Peace are postponing a discussion about expanding the overcrowded detention center. The JP's say they need more information before backing a proposed sales tax funding plan that would pay for the construction. → Read More

First Batch of Medical Marijuana ID Cards Comes to NWA

Over 7,000 Arkansans have been approved for a Medical Marijuana ID card, one Northwest Arkansas woman has already received her card in the mail but the problem - she has to wait months to use it. → Read More

Clarksville High Remembers Alumnus Who Was Hit and Killed By Distracted Driver

The city of Clarksville is remembering one of its own after a former high school student was hit and killed on the University of Arkansas campus by a distracted driver. → Read More

Families Who Lost Children to a Spinal Disease React to New Screening Law

Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchinson is set to sign a bill into law adding a deadly disease to the list of mandatory screenings for newborns. → Read More

Safety on the Radar of Police After Deadly Accident

Two lives are now changed forever after a distracted driver hit and killed a university student. Now, law enforcement is addressing safety concerns near campus. → Read More

SPECIAL REPORT: Behind the Blue Wall, Inside the Mind of a Police Officer

It's one of the most dangerous and controversial jobs in the country - a police officer. We take you inside the minds of local law enforcement when life and death are decided in a matter of seconds. → Read More

Rogers Bar Under Investigation for Over-Serving Alcohol

A bar in Rogers is under investigation by Arkansas Alcohol Beverage Control Agents after police say several DWI arrests and a deadly crash orginated from the club. → Read More

Mother Speaks Out After Son Was Targeted With a Knife at School

A Bentonville mom is left worried for her son's safety after a classmate took a knife to school planning to hurt him. → Read More

NWA Medical Marijuana Dispensary Hopes to Speed Up Selling Process

The owner of a soon-to-be Northwest Arkansas medical marijuana dispensary says the process to sell his product is taking longer than expected. → Read More

Woman Lives Month to Month due to Looming SNAP Benefits

Due to the partial government shutdown over 300,000 Arkansans will be able to get their February food stamps early. A Decatur mother - who relies on the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program - says she's worried this early decision is not a good sign . → Read More