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Fayetteville Stretch Of I-49 Will Have 15-Minute Overnight Lane Closures

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- A stretch of Interstate-49 through Fayetteville will be shut down for short periods overnight starting Thursday (Sept. 7). Motorists should expect lane closures for 15-minute intervals near mile marker 67 for construction work starting on Thursday, according to an Arkansas ... → Read More

OSBI Closes 2009 Cold Case By Solving Murder Of Jody Rilee Wilson

LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation announced they finally have answers to a 2009 cold case. During a press conference on Tuesday (Sept. 5), LeFlore County district attorney Jeffery Smith announced that the department solved the murder of Jody Rilee Wilson. → Read More

Officers Searching For Suspect Who Stole Medical Van, Led Barling Police On Chase

BARLING (KFSM) -- Multiple law enforcement agencies are searching for a suspect who led officers on a chase in a stolen vehicle on Tuesday (Sept. 5). The chase started in Barling around 9: 45 a.m., said James Damonte, chief deputy of Barling Police. → Read More

Fort Smith Police Searching For Suspect Who Passed $9,600 Counterfeit Insurance Check

FORT SMITH (KFSM) -- Fort Smith police are searching for a woman who is accused of passing a counterfeit insurance check for thousands of dollars. The woman was accused of passing a counterfeit insurance check for $9,630 at Simmons Bank on 4200 Rogers Avenue on Aug. → Read More

Local Artist Unveils New Mural At Barling Elementary

BARLING (KFSM) -- A new mural was unveiled at the Barling Elementary School on Friday (Sept. 1). Artist Kevin Arnold, who is a former student of Barling Elementary, created the mural. → Read More

Sequoyah County Sheriff Issues Silver Alert For Endangered 87-Year-Old Man

SEQUOYAH COUNTY (KFSM) -- The Sequoyah County Sheriff's Office has issued a silver alert for a missing elderly man. Deputies are searching for Vonnie Turner, 87, according to the alert. Turner was last seen along Highway 59 near the Adair County Line along 11:59 a.m. → Read More

Fire Destroys Greenwood Shed, Knocks Out Power To Neighborhood

GREENWOOD (KFSM) -- Some Greenwood residents are without power after a fire took over a shed. The fire broke out around 9 a.m. Friday morning (Sept. 1) in a shed off Highway 10 and Excelsior Road. The shed, which is near a home, caught a few electric poles on fire. → Read More

Man Accused Of Stabbing Woman At Fort Smith Historic Site Charged With Attempted Murder

SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) -- A man who was accused of stabbing a woman who was walking around the National Historic Site Trail in Fort Smith on Wednesday (Aug. 30) has been charged with attempted murder. → Read More

LeFlore County Sheriff: No Criminal Activity Suspected In Cameron High School Fire

LEFLORE COUNTY (KFSM) -- The LeFlore County Sheriff's Office determined that the fire at Cameron High School on Tuesday (Aug. 29) was not the result of criminal activity. The Cameron Schools superintended said they believed the fire started from electrical issues. → Read More

Lavaca Police Set Record Straight Following Rumored Bus Incident

LAVACA (KFSM) -- Lavaca Police are trying to set the record straight about an alleged incident in the Lavaca School District. A parent told the police department that an unknown, tall white-haired lady pulled their child from the bus line on Aug. → Read More

Adair County Sheriff: Suspect In Double Shooting Taken Into Custody

ADAIR COUNTY, Okla. (KFSM) -- A suspect in a double shooting in Adair County was taken into custody at about 2:30 p.m., according to the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. A man and woman were shot in rural Adair County late on Wednesday morning (Aug. → Read More

OSBI Investigating Death Of 24-Year-Old Westville Police Officer

WESTVILLE (KFSM) -- The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating after a Westville police officer was found dead in his home on Tuesday (Aug. 29). → Read More

Arkansas Game And Fish Commission Sends Crew To Help With Flood Rescue Efforts

ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission is sending a crew to help with rescue efforts in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey's flooding. The commission is sending 28 people to help with search and rescue efforts, the department posted on Tuesday (Aug. 29). → Read More

Fayetteville Fire Department Sends Search And Rescue Team To Help With Houston Flooding

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) -- Several members of the Fayetteville Fire Department will be heading to Texas to help assist in Hurricane Harvey relief efforts. The fire department announced on Tuesday (Aug. 29) that it is sending its Urban Search and Rescue Task Force. → Read More

Houston-Area Levee Breaks, Residents Urged To Evacuate Immediately

HOUSTON (KFSM) -- Residents were warned to leave immediately after the Columbia Lakes levee in Brazoria County, which is just south of Houston, broke on Tuesday morning (Aug. 29). County officials tweeted for residents to "GET OUT NOW!!" . → Read More

Where To Donate Goods, Money To Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- Hurricane Harvey pounded the southeast coast of Texas over the weekend, leaving the region devastated. However, with the rains still coming, Good Samaritans are already lining up to help. → Read More

Gas Prices Expected To Spike Following Hurricane Harvey Flooding

ARKANSAS (KFSM) -- If you're sitting on an empty tank, better head to the pump soon. Hurricane Harvey's barrage on southeast Texas is expected to drive up gas prices across the United States, according to a AAA report. → Read More

Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office Sending Rescue Crew To Help With Houston Flooding

SEBASTIAN COUNTY (KFSM) -- The Sebastian County Sheriff's Office will be sending a rescue crew to help in the aftermath of the catastrophic flooding in southeast Texas. → Read More

Hiker Missing In Devil’s Den State Park Identified

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) -- Rescue crews are searching for a man who went missing while hiking at Devil's Den State Park on Sunday (Aug. 27). Rodney Letterman, 33, of Bartlesville, Oklahoma, was last seen around noon on Sunday when the man was separated from his hiking partner, said officials at Devil's Den. Letterman has a medical condition. → Read More

Greenwood Officer Suspended Following DWI Arrest

GREENWOOD (KFSM) -- A Greenwood officer was suspended on Monday (Aug. 28) following a DWI arrest, according to a Greenwood Police Department press release. → Read More