Allie Lynch, 5NEWSONLINE

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Fayetteville, AR, United States

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Friends Share Memories Of Fallen Officer Stephen Carr

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Friends are remembering fallen officer Stephen Carr after he was shot and killed while sitting in his patrol vehicle. Carr was 27-years-old and had been with the Fayetteville Police Department for two and a half years. → Read More

EXCLUSIVE: Family Remembers Toddler Killed In Gentry House Fire

Gentry, Ark. (KFSM) — Parents are opening up after their toddler died in a house fire trying to save his puppy. Everything was lost in the fire that erupted on Saturday (Nov. 30). Nearly all of the family's possessions were lost that night, but they say none of that compares to the loss of their 23-month-old son Loki Sharp. → Read More

Patients Still Awaiting Fort Smith’s First Medical Marijuana Dispensary

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Fort Smith's first medical marijuana dispensary could be opening its doors soon. Fort Cannabis General Manager Jordan Mooney told 5NEWS they are looking forward to serving the people of the River Valley, and are working hard to open as soon as they can. → Read More

Fort Smith Family Loses Everything In House Fire

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — A devastating fire has destroyed one woman's home in the River Valley. Christina Arroyo and her nephew made it out safely, but she lost everything inside her home. Arroyo woke up early Monday (Nov. 25) morning to say goodbye to her family before they left for work. → Read More

Greenwood Holds Town Hall Meeting To Discuss Special Bond Issues

GREENWOOD, Ark. (KFSM) — A new project aimed at alleviating traffic could be coming to the city of Greenwood soon. It's all up to a special bond election on Dec. 10. A town hall meeting was held on Tuesday (Nov. 19) for any residents who had concerns or questions about the plan. → Read More

Fort Smith Teens In Serious Car Accident, One In Critical Condition

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Fort Smith Police say several teens were involved in a serious car accident over the weekend and one is in serious condition after being ejected from the vehicle. Four teenagers were involved in the accident at the corner of Jackson Street early Saturday (Nov. 16) morning. → Read More

Several Agencies Respond to Three Car Collision Near Huntsville

HUNTSVILLE, Ar. (KFSM) -- The Huntsville Fire Department responded to a report of a three car collision with possible entrapment early Sunday morning, November 17. HFD personnel, Arkansas State Police, Madison County Sheriff's Deputies, and other emergency services were all on scene. → Read More

Fayetteville National Cemetery Expanding

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The Fayetteville National Cemetery has started a new expansion project. Almost an acre of land will be added during an expansion that's expected to last into 2020. The Director of the Cemetery Skip Solomon told 5NEWS this addition will give them the space needed for new burials up to around 2035. → Read More

Bentonville Couple Survives Massive House Fire During Severe Storm

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A local couple expecting their first child in just a few months lost everything in a house fire during the recent violent storms that passed through the area. What was once Sarah and Matthew Mullins' living room is now ash, soot and debris. → Read More

Red Dirt Mine Causing Controversy In Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The Washington County quorum court met Thursday (Oct. 17) and a big topic was a red dirt mine off Harmon Road west of Fayetteville. Every single seat was taken at Thursday's meeting which lasted over three hours. The court approved the issue for a third reading. → Read More

NWA Couple Set To Premiere HGTV Show This Month

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — A Northwest Arkansas couple is set to premiere their HGTV series later this month. Jenny and Dave Marrs will be the latest duo to show off their home renovation skills on their new show called Fixer To Fabulous which features homes in our area. → Read More

Family Speaks Out After Fort Smith Rapper Gunned Down Near Las Vegas

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) — Family members are speaking out after Fort Smith rapper was shot dead near Las Vegas over the weekend. 40-year-old Ronnie Cravens was shot and killed around 10 p.m. Saturday (Oct. 12) in the city of Henderson, about 30 minutes south of Las Vegas. Police found Cravens dead on the scene along with another man with gunshot wounds, who survived. → Read More

Pea Ridge Hosts It’s 31st Annual Mule Jump

PEA RIDGE, Ark. (KFSM) -- Pea Ridge had its 31st Annual Mule Jump today (Oct. 12). Families from all over joined the unique event. This event began as a friendly competition between coon hunters but has now turned into an annual tradition attended by thousands each year. → Read More

Rutledge Holds Vaping Summit At Bentonville High School

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The recent uptick of vaping related deaths has prompted Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge to take action. Rutledge hosted a vaping summit at Bentonville High School Wednesday (Oct. 10) and spoke with several people about how they feel about what's being called an epidemic. → Read More

Clinic For Medical Marijuana Prescriptions Opens In Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Northwest Arkansas' first medical marijuana clinic opened Monday ( Oct. 7) in hopes of making it easier for patients to get their medical marijuana card. → Read More

Father Of Teen Shot In Fayetteville Responds To Suspect’s Arrests

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — Less than a month after 17-year-old Austin King was shot in the neck in front of his home, police have arrested two juveniles accused of the shooting. → Read More

US Reps. Hill, Womack Vote For Bill Allowing Banks To Serve Cannabis Industry

(KFSM) — The U.S. House of Representatives has passed a bill which would allow banks to provide services to businesses in the country’s legal marijuana industry. Two of Arkansas’ four Congressmen voted for the bill, which now heads to the U.S. Senate. HR 1595, sponsored by U.S. Rep. → Read More

Man Found Guilty Of Murdering Van Buren Woman As A Teen Being Resentenced

CRAWFORD COUNTY, Ark. (KFSM) — A man found guilty of murdering a Van Buren woman when he was a teen was resentenced Monday (Sept. 13) in the Crawford County Circuit Cort. Tony Alan Ray was given a life sentence as a 16-year-old after being found guilty of murdering Lisa Lewis. → Read More

Son Of Veteran Possibly Misdiagnosed By Former Fayetteville VA Pathologist Speaks Out

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KFSM) — The son of a U.S. Navy veteran is speaking out because he believes his father is one of the 3,000 people misdiagnosed by former Fayetteville VA pathologist Robert Levy. → Read More

Fort Smith Couple Wrangles Robber Who Broke Into Their Home

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KFSM) —A wife and husband caught a man who broke into their home in Fort Smith. The moment the husband tackled the suspect and waited for police to arrive was caught on camera. A man walked through Kevin and Elizabeth Kings back gate Monday (Sept. → Read More