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Body recovered from river at Riverfront Park

FORT SMITH, Ark. —Fort Smith Police confirm the body of man in his twenties was recovered from the Arkansas River near Riverfront Park on Saturday night.Police say a person reported someone went under the water and never came back up.AdvertisementPolice say a language barrier was causing an issue, b

KHBS - 2018-06-24 03:39:00

Police: Fort Smith Man Wanted After Shooting Brother

Marvin Rojas, 26, is believed to be armed and possibly dangerous, according to Sgt. Wendell Sampson.


Emergency crews respond to possible drowning at Riverfront Park

FORT SMITH, Ark. —Fort Smith Police confirm a search is underway in the Arkansas River near Riverfront Park.Police say a person reported someone went under the water and never came back up.AdvertisementPolice say a language barrier was causing an issue, but now have a Spanish-speaking officer on the

KHBS - 2018-06-24 02:36:00

Rides, Ribs, and Rummage Coming To Area

Fort Smith (KFSM) - Fort Smith will soon be filled with the smell of ribs on the grill as the Fountain of Youth Adult Daycare Center holds their first-ever Rides, Ribs, and Rummage.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-06-23 14:06:21

Cultivation License Now Possible for Local Center

FORT SMITH, Ark. - After months of delays, Medical Marijuana in Arkansas is one-step closer to becoming a reality.


OG&E Providing Fans To Fort Smith & Alma Residents

To receive a fan, applicants must have photo ID, proof of all members of their household and proof of address. The proof of address must be dated within the last 30 days.


UAFS Offering CDL Classes, Small Business Workshop

Fort Smith (KFSM) - The University of Arkansas - Fort Smith has been busy the past few weeks as they add several new programs to the roster.The Commercial Driver Development program helps with the truck driver shortage across the nation by getting students behind the wheel and ready to drive in four

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-06-23 14:06:33

Dog shot 3 times in the face survives – now ‘Hope’ has a new home

FORT SMITH, Ark. – A 4-year-old mixed-breed dog named Hope was foundtied to a treein Arkansas in late March, bleeding from three bullet wounds.


Woman breaks windshield with cane, pulls knife

A Muldrow woman was charged on June 8 with one felony count of assault, battery, or assault and battery with a dangerous weapon and malicious injury to property under $1,000 after reportedly breaking the windshield of a vehicle and then trying to go after the victims with a knife.

SEQUOYAHCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2018-06-22 16:06:09

Police, Doctors and Addicts Joining Forces To Tackle Opioid Abuse

FORT SMITH, Ark. - Law enforcement, doctors and recovering drug addicts joined forces Wednesday to tackle the opioid epidemic in Arkansas.


Police across the region receive crisis intervention training

"We teach officers how to be engaged in officer safety, we teach them how to talk to people, we teach them how to interview people from the very beginning," Pulaski County Lieutenant and CIT instructor Theodore Haase said. "But what this is, is how to engage someone who's in a mental health crisis."

KHBS - 2018-06-22 23:57:00

Park Hill woman dies following crash

According to OHP, Wildcat was injured June 15 in a collision on Willis Road, 150 feet east of Tahlequah in Cherokee County. Wildcat was a passenger in a 2014 Kia Soul driven by Susanna Wildcat, 57, also of Park Hill. Susanna Wildcat was westbound on Willis Road. A southbound 2009 Dodge Charger drive

MUSKOGEE DAILY PHOENIX - 2018-06-22 23:35:00

After locker incident, board member raises questions about the future of Greenwood Leadership Academy

"The recent events at GLA reveal the lack of safety for students and the blatant disregard for state and federal regulatory guidelines concerning special needs students and students with disabilities,” said Jennettie Marshall, a board member. “We cannot afford to turn our heads or close our eyes to

TULSA WORLD - 2018-06-22 23:00:00

Charges filed against alleged meth trafficker

Tahlequah Police Department Officer Brian Powers tried to perform a traffic stop after he noticed a vehicle had an expired paper tag. But the driver, Joshua Keith Mouse, 36, turned onto three streets before stopping.

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-06-22 07:45:00

1 killed, 4 hurt in Fort Smith motorcycle v car wreck

FORT SMITH, Ark. —One person was killed and four others were hurt when a motorcycle hit a car in Fort Smith Sunday afternoon.Police identified the man who was killed as Justin H. Waldroop, age 22 of Fort Smith.AdvertisementWaldroop was the driver of a 2009 Suzuki motorcycle that was traveling west o


Fort Smith Marathon Makes Big Donation to Help Parks

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA) -- The Fort Smith Marathon has donated $45,000 to the Park Partners of Fort Smith.


Sallisaw man critical after motorcycle accident

According to a report filed by Oklahoma Highway Patrol Trooper Sheldon Dobbs, Shannon Wann, 40, was northbound on State Highway 101 15 miles north of Roland about 7:23 p.m. when his 1985 Black Hawk dirt bike departed the highway to the left.


Man Dies in Fort Smith Motorcycle Accident

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Fort Smith Lane Closure Begins

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA) - In Fort Smith, lanes on the intersection of McKinley Avenue and U.S. Highway 71B will be closed starting on Monday morning.


Arkansas MotoTrials, Part Deux

Rounds 7 and 8 of the AMA/NATC US National MotoTrials Series moved into Uniontown, Arkansas, where hot and humid conditions greeted more than 100 competitors. As he has done at every round so far this year, Pat Smage dominated the action, easily winning both days of competition.