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Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do

USA TODAY - 2018-03-15 18:41:22

Mudrow student taken into custody for weapon

"There was never any chance of any student being in danger," Ron Flanagan, superintendent of Muldrow High School, said Wednesday after a Muldrow student was taken into custody after police found a weapon in his car. Flanagan was busy most of the morning after the incident at the school talking to pa

SEQUOYAHCOUNTYTIMES.COM - 2018-03-16 16:04:06

House fire is spreading in Greenwood neighborhood

Crews battled a house fire in a Greenwood neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Police warned at 4:15 p.m. that the fire on Grand Oak Drive was spreading. Crews battled a house fire in a Greenwood neighborhood Thursday afternoon. Police warned at 4:15 p.m. that the fire on Grand Oak Drive was spreading.

KHBS - 2018-03-15 21:15:00

Five arrested on drug charges after warrant service

Fort Smith police officers' check on a guest at a local motel led to the arrest of five people on suspicion of multiple drug offenses. Chrisana Lanette Hill, Danesha Rashawn Hill, Shakaya Sharelle Haynes, Douglas Leo Jackson, all of Fort Smith, and Glenn Allan Waldon Jr., of Alma, were all arrested


Out-of-state felony crimes swell Fort Smith arrest reports

In the county with the largest Arkansas city on the state border, geography sometimes factors into crime. Out-of-state arrestees comprise more than 10 percent of all felony arrests by Fort Smith police reported by the Times Record in 2018. The majority of these arrests were from Oklahoma, which is o

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-03-16 06:15:00

Bond denied to 32-year-old Russellville woman facing two counts Capital Murder

Bond Hearings Disclaimer: The following individual(s) appeared in felony bond hearings that were held at the Pope County Detention Center and have been accused of a felony crime. All information included in this story was obtained through testimony and/or police reports provided in the hearing. The

RIVERVALLEYLEADER.COM - 2018-03-16 18:58:38

Siloam Springs Man Arrested for Raping Teen, Police Say

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- A Siloam Springs man is accused of raping a teenage girl. Thomas Christopher, 27, was booked into the Benton County Detention Center on suspicion of rape, according to an affidavit written by detective Ron Coble of the Siloam Springs Police Department. The Arkansas State

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-16 20:41:55

Fort Smith partners on home repairs for low-income residents

Fort Smith is partnering with an organization to help low-income residents with home repairs, the senior planner said. Volunteers from religious organization World Changers will be in Fort Smith the week of June 25-29 doing around 20-30 home projects such as painting or roof repairs, Senior Planner

SOUTHWEST TIMES RECORD - 2018-03-17 06:15:00

Ashley home recovering after oil rig accident

Life took a dramatic change for Booneville native Jacob and his wife Laramie Ashely on Feb. 18. Laramie missed a phone call that night from a phone number she assumed to be from her husband, an oil rig worker in Piedomont, Okla. When she returned the call she learned he husband had been hit with a p


Rogers Woman Threatened to Bomb Nursing Home, Police Say

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- A Rogers woman is accused of threatening to bomb a nursing home and kill all Christian people. Susan Branee Jordan, 37, was arrested Wednesday on suspicion of first-degree terroristic threatening and threatening a fire or bombing, according to a Rogers police report writ

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-15 21:57:11

Man Arrested for Indecent Exposure in Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. -- - A man in Fayetteville was arrested for indecent exposure on Tuesday. Police said, Joseph Gray, 58, was spotted naked and masturbating in a vacant lot north of 1020 E. Harold. According to police, when Gray noticed an officer approaching, he grabbed his jeans and tried to run


Body found in river where missing man fled Arkansas officer

GOSHEN, Ark. (AP) - Authorities in northwest Arkansas say a body has been found in a creek in Goshen near where a missing man eluded a sheriff's deputy. Washington County sheriff's spokeswoman Kelly Cantrell says the body found Wednesday by a fisherman has not been identified, but may be that of 35-


Former Hogs Coach Puts $1.5M Home on Market

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - Former Razorback coach Bret Bielema put his $1.5 million home on the market. Bielema paid $1.5 million for the massive home. It's on the market for just shy of $2 million, according to Realtor.com. Here's how the 6,309-square foot home is listed on Realtor.com: Magnificent two