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Recent articles by Julianna:

Police Departments Providing Safe Location For Online Sale Exchanges

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KFSM) — Online buying and selling exchanges on sites like Craigslist and Facebook happen every day, but during the holidays theses sales and so does crime, according to police. For people like Francisca Ramirez, outlets like these websites provide a convenient way to make some extra cash. → Read More

Thermal Drones Help Prevent Explosions During Industrial Fire

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Firefighters were able to keep a tank filled with a highly flammable substance from exploding during a massive industrial fire in Bentonville by using special technology. → Read More

Scene Cleared After Police Surround Fayetteville Home

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Some neighbors were nervous after police showed up to a house with guns drawn. Fayetteville police surrounded a home in the Bridgeport neighborhood off Mount Comfort Tuesday (Nov. 26) and were searching inside the house and a car in the driveway. → Read More

Experts Weigh In About Chronic Wasting Disease In Arkansas Deer

ARKANSAS (KFSM) — With deer season underway, Arkansas Game and Fish wants to remind hunters of an important precaution to take: looking out for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD). CWD was first found in Arkansas a few years ago. It's an illness among deer originally found in Colorado. → Read More

Phase One Of Culture Arts Corridor In Fayetteville Underway

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The City of Fayetteville plans to improve publicly owned land by creating a new park in the heart of the city. The project aims to enhance the outdoor space at the center of Fayetteville, but it comes with a price The goal of the Cultural Arts Corridor is to impro… → Read More

New Details Revealed In Deadly Fort Smith House Fire

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — No smoke detectors were found inside the Fort Smith home that caught fire early Tuesday (Nov. 19) according to investigators. Teddy Abbey, Fort Smith Fire Marshal, said he and his team began investigating the home to find the cause of the fire after 3 a.m. → Read More

Fort Smith Community Reports BB Gun Vandalism To Their Property

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — People in one Fort Smith community said they’re being targeted by someone damaging and shooting at their homes with a BB gun. The reports come from the neighborhoods on the northside of Fort Smith. Josh Martin lives on North Albert Pike Avenue and said his daughter first noticed the damage to their home just feet from where they were sitting. → Read More

Small Business Owners React To Expanded Styrofoam Ban In Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) -- The City Council in Fayetteville passed a citywide ban on foam products as an attempt to go green. The ban extends to all restaurants, hotels, grocery stores and any other business using foam products to serve or distribute food and beverages. → Read More

Fort Smith Looking To Avoid Utility Rate Hike To Upgrade Water And Sewer Infrastructure

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Fort Smith officials are looking for ways to avoid a utility rate hike. They need an alternative plan to a settlement reached with the federal government several years back to improve the city's water systems. → Read More

Local Woman Helping Those Affected By Marshallese Adoption Scheme

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A woman caught up in a sprawling adoption scheme targeting the Marshallese is now working to help others from meeting a similar fate. Jadieann McAvoy came to the U.S. → Read More

Cave Springs Family Takes Cover Moments Before Tornado Hit

CAVE SPRINGS, Ark. (KFSM) — A family who nearly lost everything in Monday's (Oct. 21) storm says if they had waited seconds longer to check the weather, they might have lost their lives. Alexis and Morgan Main say they are counting their blessing after their lives flashed before their eyes. → Read More

Fayetteville City Leaders And Residents At Odds Over Driveway Proposal

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — After being up for discussion for a second time, the Fayetteville City Council decided to put off taking action on an ordinance that would restrict driveway sizes and parking standards for homes built inside certain zones. → Read More

Local Community Comes Together After Toddler Dies Tragically In Farm Accident

GRAVETTE, Ark. (KFSM) — The town of Gravette came together to raise money for the family of Harper Belle Solberg. Harper was 14 months old when she died tragically in a farming accident on Sept. 23. Thursday (Oct. 10) from 4-7 p.m. the community gathered at the Gravette Civic Center for a chili dinner to help the family pay for funeral expenses. → Read More

Injunction Sought Against Arizona Attorney In Marshallese Adoption Scheme

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A Rogers attorney is asking for an injunction to keep Paul Petersen from acting on pending adoption cases in Washington County after Petersen was charged in federal court with running a sprawling adoption scheme involving Marshallese women. → Read More

Future School Of Fort Smith Administrators Hold Meeting After TikTok Video Raises Safety Concerns

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Parents and students are showing their concerns after a video made by a Future School student in Fort Smith prompted a police investigation. → Read More

Crawford County Eliminating Volunteer Search & Rescue

CRAWFORD COUNTY (KFSM) — Crawford County Emergency Management is going in a different direction with its search and rescue team, and some people have mixed emotions about the change. → Read More

Tragedy Strikes Twice For Fort Smith Cycling Community

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Two days after a Fort Smith man died from a tragic cycling accident, one woman says the devasting news hits too close to home. Kimberly Mundell is the widow of John Mundell, a cyclist who died two months ago after a hit and run. → Read More

Campground Changes And Rain Chances For Bikes, Blues & BBQ

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The motorcycles are rolling into Northwest Arkansas for the first day of Bikes, Blues & BBQ, but there's some confusion over where the official campground is. → Read More

Road Closures For Bikes, Blues & BBQ

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The 20th annual Bikes, Blues, & BBQ motorcycle rally begins in Northwest Arkansas Wednesday (Sept. 25). This year the event takes place not only just in Fayetteville but many other spots across the area. → Read More

Woman Complains About Fort Smith 911 Dispatch After Nearly Drowning In Flash Flood

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — At the end of August dramatic 911 audio of a Fort Smith woman who died in flash flooding was released. Now another woman is coming forward, saying her fate could have been the same. → Read More