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Stigler teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student

STIGLER, Okla. (KTUL) -- A Stigler teacher is in jail after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a female student.Stigler police and the Haskell County Sheriff's Office received a report involving William Self Jr. Sunday. Upon investigating, they determined Self may have sent i

KTUL - 2018-10-15 12:25:34

Authorities searching for inmate who walked away from Oklahoma correctional center

Rodriguez was serving Tulsa County sentences for possession of stolen vehicle, possession of a sawed-off shotgun/rifle, drug possession, and committing a felony with a firearm that had its serial number removed.

KFOR - 2018-10-15 16:26:56

Police Beat 10-14-18: Police make arrests for stolen vehicle, drugs

The driver, Eric Starr, told police he borrowed the vehicle from a friend and did not know it was stolen. While searching the vehicle, police found five syringes, a spoon, two empty baggies, a knife, a baggie containing a yellow wax substance, two wooden smoking boxes, a glass smoking pipe, scales a

TAHLEQUAH DAILY PRESS - 2018-10-16 07:45:00

Oklahoma high school teacher arrested after allegedly sending inappropriate texts to student

William SelfSTIGLER, Okla. – An Oklahoma high school teacher has been arrested after he allegedly sent sexually explicit texts to an underage student.Authorities say 47-year-old William Self was a teacher at Stigler High School when he allegedly sent sexually suggestive texts and photos to an undera

KFOR - 2018-10-15 22:01:13

Fort Smith Farmer’s Market Upset Over Bench Removal Downtown Due To Homeless People Sleeping On Them

"My thought was that removing the benches won't help solve the problem of homelessness. It needs to be approached from another direction. You can take away the benches, but it won't take away the problem of the homeless," Joe Carr, a Fort Smith Farmer's Market vendor, told 5NEWS.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-17 00:24:14

One person killed in two-vehicle crash in NE Oklahoma City

Officials say two vehicles, a car and an SUV, were traveling westbound on NE 23rd St. near Coltrane around midnight Monday when the SUV crossed the center, overcorrected back into the westbound lane, and then collided with the car.

KFOR - 2018-10-15 11:11:03

Ozark Natural Foods buys former IGA building in Fayetteville

The co-op closed on purchasing the building at 380 N. College Ave. for $3.6 million on Friday, according to records. Its space at Evelyn Hills is on the market for $3.7 million, real estate agent Sterling Hamilton said.

NWAONLINE.COM - 2018-10-16 01:00:00

Wife of Former Benton County Sheriff Found Guilty

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KWNA)-- The wife of former Benton County Sheriff, Sabrina Cradduck, was found guilty of her charges Tuesday.

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-17 00:22:07

Dardanelle teacher charged with sexual assault of a minor

POPE COUNTY, Ark. (KFSM) — An eighth grade Dardanelle teacher has been placed on administrative leave following being arrested on Friday (Oct. 12) for first-degree sexual assault of a minor, according to Dardanelle School District Superintendent John Thompson.

THV11.COM - 2018-10-16 17:34:33

Dardanelle, Arkansas House Fire

Michelle Jostmeyer - At 12:39 p.m. Wednesday, October 10, the Dardanelle Rural Fire Department was dispatched to 10671 Liberty Road on a report of a structure fire. Yell County dispatchers advised firefighters that dispatch had received a 911 call and the caller reported that a house was on fire at

FIREFIGHTERNATION.COM - 2018-10-16 00:00:00

Police involved in Early Morning Fatal Shooting

It happened early Saturday morning when Fort Smith Police Officers were dispatched to 5221 Johnson for a domestic disturbance involving weapons. The officers arrived at an apartment to find Samuel Morris, 27, was threatening a victim at knife-point. The victim was able to break free.


Most Wanted: Barry Payton

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. -- This Week's Most Wanted is Barry Payton, who is wanted for theft by receiving.


Video Of Fan's Disgusting Tailgating Move Is Going Viral

FAYETTEVILLE, AR - SEPTEMBER 17: UH-60 Black Hawk helicopters do a flyover before a game between the Arkansas Razorbacks and the Texas State Bobcats at Razorback Stadium on September 17, 2016 in Fayetteville, Arkansas. The Razorbacks defeated the Bobcats 42-3. (Photo by Wesley Hitt/Getty Images)


Police Searching For Those Responsible For String Of Business Break-Ins In Springdale

The owner of Hernadez Resale Shop, who did not want to be named, showed 5NEWS where someone smashed their front door, stealing several things from inside. They said this isn't the first time break-ins like this have happened to businesses on Sunset Avenue.


Mother and boyfriend arrested for allegedly abusing 5-month-old

WAGONER COUNTY, Okla. (KTUL) —The Wagoner County Sheriff's Office says and man and women are in jail for allegedly abusing a 5-month-old girl.Deputies say Kassidy Sump and her boyfriend Axton Chancellor were placed under arrest after it was reported that the 5-month-old had numerous injuries.On Satu


Sheriff: Woman Shoots Ex-Boyfriend After He Violates Protection Order

GANS, Okla (KFSM)– Sequoyah County Investigators said a Gans woman is being questioned after she’s suspected of shooting her ex-boyfriend.The man was rushed to Sparks Hospital in Fort Smith after being shot in the chest, according to investigators.The Sequoyah County Sheriff said the woman had a pro


Dardanelle Teacher Charged with Having Sex with a Teen

DARDANELLE, Ark. -- Mari Lane is a groomer in Dardanelle, but she is also a parent. "As a parent that's just mortifying."


Fort Smith Police confirms one fatality in officer-involved shooting

According to a Fort Smith Police Department press release, officers were dispatched to 5221 Johnson St. in response to a reported domestic disturbance involving weapons. The officers arrived to find Samuel Morris, 27, threatening a victim at knifepoint. The victim was able to break free.


Local park Spray Painted with Profanity

FARMINGTON, Ark ( K ) - According to Mayor Ernie Penn, Creekside Park in Farmington was vandalized Friday night. The city says this is the first time something like this has happened and will clean up the park on Monday.


Fort Smith City Leaders Remove Benches From Downtown Due To Homeless Population Sleeping On Them

An email from a business owner in downtown Fort Smith to Carl Geffken, the city administrator, requested that the benches were removed because the homeless were either sleeping on the benches or leaving trash behind. The email also suggested downtown Fort Smith businesses were being urinated on by t