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ER Went on Lockdown after Gunshot Victim Arrival

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Washington regional hospital's emergency room was placed on lockdown for nearly four hours Thursday night. It was implemented after a man showed up with a gunshot wound on his ankle shortly before 8 p.m. Other patients were still being admitted, but a security guard was

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-24 02:05:28

Bentonville "March for Our Lives" to Have Law Enforcement Security

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Thousands of people across the country are expected to participate in "March for Our Lives" Saturday. A march is scheduled at the Bentonville Square starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. Bentonville police will work with the Benton County Sheriff's Office and the Arkan

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-23 22:35:51

Finding a Family: Jay

ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA) -- The number of kids in Arkansas' foster care system is overwhelming. Meet Jay. He is an athletic teen with big dreams and is looking for an adoptive family. "I'm 14," he said. Jay has been in the foster care system for some time now, going from one family to another since he wa

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-24 03:40:32

Tontitown Firefighters Rescue Cat From Tree

TONTITOWN (KFSM) - Marshall Cigainero found his cat Alley almost eight years ago in an alley in Fayetteville. On Wednesday(March 21), he let Alley outside, but later couldn't find her. "Later that afternoon I went out to get the mail and I heard her meow from across the street, so I walked over and

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-03-23 22:58:42

Local PD Says It's City's Seen a Spike in Gun-Related Crime

Fort Smith, Ark. - A local police department said it's city has seen a spike in gun-related crimes over the last several months. Fort smith has seen all sorts of criminal activity recently, from an officer-involved shooting to burglaries at gun point And Fayetteville police say they also see these

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-24 03:11:45

Fayetteville House Fire Under Control

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Firefighters are at the scene of a structure fire near the Washington County Courthouse in Fayetteville. Firefighters are in the 100 block of East Spring Street dealing with a house fire, according to a dispatcher with the Fayetteville Police Department. Firefighters wer

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-24 02:48:15

Emergency Crews respond to a Commercial Structure Fire in Rogers

ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA) - Emergency crews are on scene at the 2000 block of S. 5th Street for a commercial structure fire in Rogers. An officer with Rogers police say they been monitoring the situation at the packaging company since around 4 a.m. An eyewitness on the scene says smoke is coming out of a

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-23 09:56:05

Some Bentonville stores choose to close for protests

Bentonville Police went around to businesses to inform them about protests planned for Saturday (March 24) and the increased police presence. Some businesses on the square are choosing to close, rather than risk being open. So far, we know the following stores will close on Saturday: All the restaur

KHBS - 2018-03-22 23:45:00

Pair Pleads Not Guilty In Kum & Go Robbery

Ramos-Salazar, Rivera BENTONVILLE (KFSM) - Two women have pleaded not guilty to running over a gas station clerk during a robbery in January at Kum & Go. Cassandra Ramos-Salazar, 21, of Springdale and Gisselle Rivera, 17, of Fayetteville are each charged with aggravated robbery, first-degree battery


Bentonville PD prepares for Saturday protests

The Bentonville Police Department is sending extra officers to the square Saturday for dueling political protests. At least three groups plan to rally on the square: a group of people in favor of gun control, a group of people against gun control, and a white nationalist group rallying against "ant


Former Bentonville School Bus Driver Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Teen

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) - A former Bentonville school bus driver was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a teenager, according to court documents. Joshua Bell, 26, was charged with one count of first-degree sexual assault. He was arrested following an investigati


No one hurt in Lincoln mobile home fire

Emergency crews are responding to a structure fire in Lincoln at the intersection of Meade Avenue and Bean Street. Updated: 6:12 AM CDT Mar 22, 2018 Emergency crews responded to a structure fire in Lincoln at the intersection of Meade Avenue and Bean Street. Central EMS says Prairie Grove, Lincoln


Drug Trafficking Suspects Arrested after Year-long Investigation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Ten people have been busted for meth, cocaine and heroin trafficking in Benton and Washington counties, authorities said. The 10 suspects were recently arrested on federal complaints in a roundup conducted by local, state and federal law enforcement officials following a


Arkansas ex-police chief accused of rape awaits DNA test

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Prosecutors say they're awaiting confirmation from a DNA test they allege links a former police chief to the 1997 rape of a northwest Arkansas teacher. The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reports that a Monday arraignment hearing for Grant Hardin had been rescheduled bec


Top 2020 prospect impressed with Arkansas visit, another trip possible

One of the nation's top sophomores recently visited Arkansas, and there's a good chance he visits again. Offensive lineman Chad Lindberg came away impressed with coach Chad Morris and staff during a March 14 trip to Fayetteville. "It was awesome," said Lindberg, who has a best of 55 feet, 2 inches


Police: 130 People Arrested for Cockfighting Ring

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Approximately 130 people were arrested during a cockfight raid, police say. Arkansas Game and Fish Officers from the A4 District assisted the Sevier County Sheriffs Office, Arkansas State Police, U.S. Forest Service, Border Patrol and I.C.E. with a search warrant on a c


Police Go Underground to Find Stolen Items

PEA RIDGE, Ark. (KNWA) - Pea Ridge police are going below and beyond to fight crime in their city. Officers found some stolen items under a manhole cover prompting them to search several others in the vicinity. During the incident they found several other items including keys to two different vehicl


True Detective Filming At AQ Chicken House In Springdale

Photo Courtesy: 5NEWS viewer SPRINGDALE (KFSM) - Travelers in the area of AQ Chicken House in Springdale Monday (March 19) are experiencing some traffic delays. The area is flooded with police. That's because HBO is in town filming 'True Detective' inside the local staple restaurant. Photo Courtesy


Gateway ex-police chief accused of rape awaits DNA test

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (AP) - Prosecutors say they're awaiting confirmation from a DNA test they allege links a former police chief to the 1997 rape of a northwest Arkansas teacher. An arraignment hearing for Grant Hardin on Monday had been rescheduled because formal charges haven't been filed against hi


Springdale Police Assist "True Detective"

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Police cars were on the scene around AQ Chicken for the filming of "True Detective" on Monday. The Springdale Police Department announced on its Facebook page Monday that officers were on Thompson Street providing traffic control and security for the HBO television series.