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C. C. McCandless


Fayetteville, AR, United States

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Rogers student brings unloaded AK-47 to campus; classmates praised for alerting school

No arrest was made after an Arkansas Arts Academy High School student brought an AK-47 onto school property. → Read More

UAFS, The Bakery District partner to bring fine art to the community

A collaboration between The University of Arkansas—Fort Smith and The Bakery District will introduce a new arts venue to the heart of downtown Fort Smith this June. → Read More

Memorial Day Weekend boat safety tips

Memorial Day Weekend is here, which means that summer is officially beginning and Progressive Insurance has some tips to share to ensure you’re prepared for when it comes to boat safety. → Read More

Court rules on forfeiture of Josh Duggar’s computer

Two days after Joshua Duggar, 34, was sentenced to over twelve and a half years in prison following his conviction on possession of child pornography charges, Judge Timothy L. Brooks has decided what will happen with the computer Duggar used to download those images. → Read More

Court orders Fayetteville man to enter mental health system after threats

A Fayetteville man will involuntarily enter the Arkansas State Mental Health System after being arrested for making statements sympathizing with mass shooters. → Read More

Report: Arkansas travelers can expect a ‘flightmare’ of airport delays starting on May 30

The TSA reports that air passenger traffic is expected to be more concentrated over peak periods such as the upcoming Memorial Day weekend, with volumes anticipated to match and occasionally exceed those in previous years for the first time since the pandemic began and travel restrictions were implemented. → Read More

Josh Duggar’s ‘special conditions’ of sentencing

On May 25, Joshua Duggar, 34, was sentenced to over 12 and a half years in federal prison following his December, 2021 conviction on child pornography charges. → Read More

Red Cross issues summer safety tips

The American Red Cross serving Northwest Arkansas has some resources you can use to help you have a safe summer. → Read More

Fayetteville PD refutes claims of school lockdown

In a social media post made on the morning of May 26, the Fayetteville Police Department refuted the possibility of any school lockdowns occurring in the district today. → Read More

A closer look at Josh Duggar’s sentencing

Josh Duggar’s sentencing hearing in the Western District of Arkansas Federal Courthouse in Fayetteville resumed at approximately 12:17 p.m. after a recess of less than an hour. → Read More

Josh Duggar sentenced to more than 12 years in Federal Prison on child pornography charges

Joshua Duggar, 34, was sentenced to more than 12 years in Federal Prison for his December 2021 conviction on child pornography charges. → Read More

Court recesses in Duggar sentencing

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — On May 25, Judge Timothy L. Brooks called a recess in the Western District of Arkansas Federal Court shortly after 11:30 a.m. Nearly the entire morning session of Joshua Duggar’s sentencing hearing was spent addressing a list of objections the defense made to a pre-sentencing report submitted to the court. The […] → Read More

Power outage affecting polling location, election headquarters in Fayetteville

A power outage at the Washington County Courthouse could be impacting polling locations. → Read More

One arrested after morning shooting in Fort Smith

On Tuesday, May 24, at approximately 7:25 a.m., Fort Smith Police responded to a shooting call at the 3900 block of Johnson Street. → Read More

Report: First year of pandemic saw highest-ever combined rates of deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide

A new report from Trust for America’s Health (TFAH) and Well Being Trust says that the first year of the COVID-19 pandemic saw the highest ever combined rates of deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide. → Read More

Bentonville logistics startup receives grant of over $200K from U.S. Department of Energy

Bentonville startup FR8relay will receive $206,468 in a grant from the U.S. Department of Energy. → Read More

‘No merit,’ says federal judge in denying Duggar’s motion for a new trial

One day before Josh Duggar will appear in court for sentencing on his child pornography conviction, Judge Timothy L. Brooks issued a ruling on the defense’s request for a judgment of acquittal or a new trial. → Read More

2022 Arkansas Primary: Your guide to Election Day

Tuesday is Primary Election Day across Arkansas, where party members will decide who will represent them in November’s general election races. → Read More

FSPD trying to identify bus theft suspect

The Fort Smith Police Department is looking for assistance identifying a possible suspect in a theft that occurred on a city transit bus. → Read More

Fort Smith police arrest suspect in connection with porch thefts

Fort Smith police have arrested a suspect in connection with a recent string of package thefts in the city. → Read More