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Past articles by Dillon:

Investigation underway into death of Colorado State University student found on campus

The student was found unresponsive and not breathing in Durward Hall in the early hours of Sunday. → Read More

12,500 Fans Allowed At Coors Field For Rockies’ Opening Day

12,500 fans will be allowed to attend Colorado Rockies games at Coors Field to start the 2021 MLB season. → Read More

Play Ball! Colorado Rockies Fans Get Ready To Return To Coors Field

The Colorado Rockies will be allowed to have fans in the stands at Coors Field this season. → Read More

Colorado Avalanche Surprise Cancer Patient Who Originally Thought He Had COVID-19

A man in northern Colorado has more reason to fight for his life thanks to UCHealth and the Colorado Avalanche. → Read More

March Madness: NCAA Picks Denver For 2021, 2023 & 2025 Games

'March Madness' is coming to Denver next year -- and again in 2023 and 2025! → Read More

Colorado State University Researchers Closing In On Coronavirus Vaccine

Researchers at Colorado State University are closing in on a coronavirus vaccine which could be consumed orally, which would make the medication drastically more accessible to people all around the world. Th → Read More

Could Snake Venom Cure Cancer? Colorado Scientists Say Research Suggests So

A team of scientists at the University of Northern Colorado is one of the first to research the possible uses of venom compounds to battle various forms of cancer. → Read More

Billboard: ‘Welcome To Colorado, Where You Can Get A Safe, Legal Abortion’

The billboard reads "Welcome to Colorado. Where you can get a safe, legal abortion.” → Read More

Denver Nuggets No. 1 Fan Has Been Waiting Decades To See Team So Successful

As the Denver Nuggets power through the playoffs after arguably their best regular season ever, one fan says she has waited nearly three decades for the Nuggets to be this successful. → Read More

Local Friendly Deer Causes Drama In Siloam Springs

SILOAM SPRINGS (KFSM) – A friendly deer that has gained popularity among humans is now wanted by the Arkansas Game and Fish Commission. “Doug the Deer” has been spotted near John Brown University in Siloam Springs for several weeks. Those who have came across the deer said Doug tends to approach humans without fear. → Read More

Locals Gather For Vice Presidential Debate Watch Parties

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) – Dozens of Republicans and Democrats gathered in Fayetteville Tuesday (Oct. 4) night, to watch Indiana Gov. Mike Pence, and Virginia Sen. Tim Kaine debate. The debate was the only meeting the two candidates would have before election night in November. → Read More

Candidates Debate Ahead Of Sheriff Election

BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) -- Republican Shawn Holloway and Independent Glenn Latham met at Northwest Arkansas Community College Monday (Oct. 3) where they took turns debating the concerns of the community when it comes to the sheriff’s office. According to Latham, most voters are concerned about increased patrol in rural areas. → Read More

Springdale And Har-Ber Students Create Tribute Video For Kyler Williams

SPRINGDALE (KFSM) -- Students from Springdale and Har-Ber high schools came together to put the final touches on a tribute video to honor Kyler Williams, the Springdale student who lost his life in a car crash on Saturday (Sept. 24). Har-Ber television production teacher Travis Sherman said the video will honor the life of Kyler and help bridge the divide between the rivalry of the two schools. → Read More

Sheriff Plans To Open Substation Near Beaver Lake

BENTON COUNTY (KFSM) -- For interim Benton County Sheriff Meyer Gilbert, patching holes in the community is something he claimed he was working on for months. “We are definitely trying to fix something. We are trying to be more community oriented while working with the citizens. Not just answering the calls and giving tickets, and making arrests,” Gilbert said. → Read More

County Parties Gather For Debate Watch Parties

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – Monday (Sept. 26) night, one of the most anticipated debates of recent history took place in New York between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump. Across Washington County, several local political groups formed watch parties for the debate. → Read More

Bikes, Blues & BBQ Begins In NWA

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- Bikes, Blues & BBQ officially kicked off Wednesday (Sept. 21) in Northwest Arkansas. It was Law Enforcement Appreciation Day at Arvest Ballpark for the 17th annual motorcycle event. → Read More

Epidemiologist: Mumps Outbreak Could Last Another Six Months

ROGERS (KFSM) – Wednesday (Sept. 14) night, dozens of concerned parents from across Northwest Arkansas gathered for a forum with the Arkansas Department of Health, regarding the recent mumps outbreak. Epidemiologist Dirk Haselow was the keynote speaker. → Read More

County Proposes Paid Leave For New Parents

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – A proposal to provide eight weeks of paid leave to county employees will be presented to the Washington County Quorum Court next week (Sept. 15). → Read More

AHTD Releases Details Of I-49/Fulbright Expressway Interchange Widening

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- The Arkansas Highway and Transportation Department released the details of how it plans to widen the Interstate 49 and Fulbright Expressway interchange to six lanes. → Read More

Students Meet Olympic Athletes

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- Students at Butterfield Trail Elementary got the chance to meet United States Olympic athletes on Friday (Aug. 26). U.S. Olympians and Razorbacks Lexi Weeks and Sandi Morris met with the kids about their time spent at the Rio Olympic games. → Read More