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Leflore County deputies seek 'armed & dangerous' suspect
Leflore County Undersheriff Kendall Morgan said that Kevin Dewayne Ballard, 5 5’3 160 pounds, has been charged with domestic assault and battery.
One dead after house fire
Fayetteville Fire Battalion Chief Kevin Murphy told 40/29 News that a man, whose identity has not been released, was killed, but no one else was injured. It's not known how many people were inside the home during the incident.
Woman Falls Off Bluff at Devil's Den
According to Tim Scott, Assistant Superintendent at Devil's Den, a woman was riding her bike on the Sawmill Loop on the Fossil Flats Trail Saturday morning. Around 9 a.m., she went off a ledge and had to be rescued. She was then air-flighted to a hospital.
Fort Chaffee museum preserves wallets found in barracks
Museum personnel and researchers at the University of Arkansas at Fort Smith are working to preserve contents in more than 20 wallets discovered in the barracks at Fort Chaffee from the 1950s and late 1940s. Along with military IDs, each wallet contains personal effects such as photos and other form
Police: Dad smothered infant daughter, then tried to shock her back to life
According to a probable cause affidavit, Buchanan initially told officers that he fed the girl around 5:30 a.m. and went back to sleep. When he awoke, he said, he discovered she wasn't breathing.
Fort Smith named "Most Unhappy City in U.S."
On Thursday,BBC News published an article in Spanishbased on a recentgallup poll measuring the well -being and quality of life in the United States.Fort Smith ranked last when measuring financial security, life purpose, physical health, community life and socialization in the city.
Salvation Army fan drive gets help at Yeager Hardware
Last year, Yeager Ace Hardware donated over 300 fans through the “round-up” promotion, according to a news release.
More volunteers needed to help local veteran
“It’s just a really old house. So, we’re going to have to re-frame a lot of stuff. The floor was a lot worst than we anticipated. Jacking it up, getting it leveled. Things like that. The electrical was all ran wrong. We just have to bring everything up to code," said Tanner Sallee, volunteer.
Two homes damaged in Van Buren fire
VAN BUREN, Ark. —Two homes have been damaged in an overnight fire in Van Buren.A neighbor tells 40/29 news it started around 11 p.m. Thursday.AdvertisementThe fire was put out, but rekindled around 5 a.m. Friday.We are working to learn more about the cause and the extent of the damage.Stay with 40/2
FSPD Brings Sexy Back With Lip Sync Challenge
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Sebastian County SO Searching For Theft Suspect
GREENWOOD (KFSM) — The Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office is looking for a man accused of using a xxx a stolen credit card in Greenwood and Fort Smith.The man is using a credit card of a person who reported their wallet missing on July 1. The suspect was last seen driving a black Honda Accord with Ar
Fort Smith Mayor Signs Target Of Vandalism
"It's a reflection on our city when these kinds of things happen. So, what we want to do at the end of the day is make sure the public gets to focus on the issues," McGill said.
Study Finds People Become Less Intelligent During A Heat Wave
"Your coordination goes quick when you get hot," said Dickerson, "Your mind will start getting blank, your eyes will go fuzzy."
SSPD Arrests, Incidents July 2-7
Joseph Ryan Jones, 37, of Sand Springs, was arrested in the 400 block of N. McKinley Avenue on a complaint of public intoxication.
Cancer Support House to hold Cancer Survivor Celebration
The Donald W. Reynolds Cancer Support House (DWRCSH) will hold a Cancer Survivor Celebration from 7 to 9 p.m. on July 24 at Alma Waterpark located at 731 City Park Road, Alma, Ark. This annual event provides a time to honor cancer survivors and to show the world that life after a cancer diagnosis ca
Veteran needs help in Fort Smith
As Hampton spoke with 40/29 news, sweat was pouring down his face, "Oh yeah, I'm sweating, yeah."
Fort Smith ends Sunday dance ban
UPDATE: The Fort Smith Board of Directors voted unanimously to repeal a ban on public dancing on Sundays, during a meeting on Tuesday, July 10.
911 dispatcher for LeFlore County accused of rape
"Irregardless of who the person is that we investigate for a crime, whether it's one of our own or somebody outside the law enforcement community, the law's the law and if you break the law you're going to be arrested for it," said Sheriff Seale.
Deputy knocked unconscious while feeding inmates at Sebastian Co. jail
FILE image of the Sebastian County Detention CenterFORT SMITH, Ark. —A deputy was assaulted at the Sebastian County Detention Center Monday, Chief Deputy H. Runion told 40/29 News.Deputy Tyler Engleman was hit and knocked unconscious while feeding inmates at about 12:20 p.m.AdvertisementEngleman was
Pregnant woman threatened with knife; man arrested
Police were dispatched on an assault report to a residence where the victim stated someone was banging on her door. When she opened the door, Cole Black Grogan, 22, shoved her back into the house and barged in.