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Fort Smith Police Arrest Double-Homicide Suspect

Neirod Medlock, 19, was arrested in connection with two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of kidnapping and one count of residential aggravated burglary — all felonies.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-08-17 15:46:25

Nationwide search for suspect in Fort Smith killings

Fort Smith investigators have issued a nationwide search for Marcus Collins, age 29, who is wanted in a double-homicide in Fort Smith.

KHBS - 2018-08-17 23:41:00

Fort Smith Puts It's Foot Down in the Lone Star State

"I will not support a sewer rate increase. This is following through with that promise and the Board of Directors, of course, is very much inline with that because they understand the hardship this has placed on our residents," said Carl Geffken, city administrator.

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-18 05:30:45

Amber Alert kidnapping suspect arrested

When officers arrived at the meeting point near West Fork, Barrows forced a companion out of the vehicle he had brought to the location, and drove away.


Police investigating body found in south Fort Smith neighborhood

A woman was found dead on her front porch in Fort Smith Wednesday evening.The woman was identified by police as Kathy J. Drake, age 45.AdvertisementA witness was walking her dog on Fallstone Drive when she looked toward the house and saw a body lying there. She went to a neighbor's home to call 911.


Man Kills Elderly Couple to Join "Carney Mafia"

The 70-page incident report released by the Van Buren Police Department details the moment investigators discovered that one female suspect manipulated her colleagues into believing she was someone else and ordered the hit of an elderly couple, Alfred and Pauline Carpenter, of Kansas.

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-17 02:51:39

Ozark Guidance to Be Provider for New Crisis Stabilization Unit

It will serve a four county area including Washington, Benton, Carroll and Madison County.

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-08-18 06:05:57

Mountainburg Schools Go On Lockdown During Kidnapping Arrest

MOUNTAINBURG, Ark. (Fox 24) -- During the hunt for Danny Trent Barrows, Mountainburg Public Schools went into a temporary lockdown. The district alerted the staff and issued a "shelter in place," where all doors are secured by teachers, but learning continues as normal. Dr. Debbie Atwell, the superi


One person arrested in fatal shooting in Combs

A Combs resident was arrested last Wednesday in the fatal shooting of a neighbor, according to the Madison County Sheriff’s Office.Dale Wayne Bryant, 55, was arrested last Wednesday without incident after allegedly shooting 30-year-old Samuel Scott Hicks, according to a statement released by the she


Man shot in the back of the head in Fort Smith

Police are asking anyone with information about the case to call them at 479-709-5100. They can also call 78-CRIME, where any information leading to an arrest in the case may be eligible for a cash reward up to $1,000.


New Details Emerge In Alleged Abduction Of Mother, Baby In Amber Alert Case

Barrows was captured Wednesday (Aug. 15) on an Interstate 49 bridge near Chester after being on the run from police for nearly two days. He is currently in the Washington County Detention Center on $250,000 bond. He is facing two counts of kidnapping, two counts of first-degree domestic battery and


Police Need Help Finding Those Responsible For Shooting Man In Head In Fort Smith

According to Corporal Anthony Rice with the Fort Smith Police Department, they first were called about a man being beaten. Shortly after, he says they got a call about a man being shot.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-08-16 23:28:14

Filming Wraps On "True Detective" S3 - Dark Horizons

The third season is set in the heart of the Ozarks. A disturbing crime occurs and a mystery that deepens over decades plays out in three separate time periods. Mahershala Ali, Ray Fisher, Stephen Dorff, Carmen Ejogo and Jon Tenney star.


Man Beaten, Shot in Fort Smith

The Fort Smith Police Department (FSPD) says Trent Sanders, 25, was found around 11:30 p.m. Tuesday in the area of N G St. between 17th and 18th.


Baby found safe after Amber Alert, authorities seek father

Authorities in northwest Arkansas are searching for a man who is accused of attacking the mother of his infant child then fleeing with the baby.The Washington County Sheriff's Office says the 2-month-old infant was later dropped off unharmed at her grandmother's house, but the suspect, 38-year-old D


Fort Smith mother charged with murdering infant

On December 8, 2017, emergency crews were called to an apartment complex where they found a 10-month-old unresponsive baby and an intoxicated mother, Kinyata Nichols, age 36, according to police.


Flash Flooding in Ft. Smith Closes Roads

Kelley Highway between North 8th and North 9th Street.Kelley Highway and North 27th Street.North 9th and North 10th Street at the intersections of North G, North H, North F and North I Streets.


Waldron Middle School assistant principal accused of sexually assaulting student

Officers interviewed the student, and he told police he had been having a sexual relationship with the administrator since early in the summer, according to police. He also told officers inappropriate photographs had been exchanged.


Fort Smith Police Investigate Overnight Shooting

You can also call Crime-Stoppers at 78-CRIME, any information leading to an arrest, in this case, may also be eligible for a cash reward up to $1000.


Fire damages Fort Smith home

FORT SMITH, Ark. —A fire damaged a house on 12th and Q Streets in Fort Smith Tuesday afternoon.Children and their father were at home at the time of the fire. They heard an explosion from the area of the electrical box when the fire started.AdvertisementThey were able to escape the house without bei