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Benton County ready for road paving season

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's Road Department should kick off its paving season in April, a county official said. "It depends on the weather, of course," said Jay Frasier, who oversees the Road Department. "We should have a better grasp on it by the end of March."


One dad, one injured in shooting at grocery store in Kansas

CHERRYVALE, Kan. — One man is dead and another is critically injured following a shooting at a grocery store in Kansas. Police said this happened yesterday afternoon in Cherryvale, which is located just north of Coffeyville.


Benton County Man Admits to Raping Teen, Officials Say

BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) - Warning: This story contains content of a graphic sexual nature. A Northwest Arkansas man admitted to digitally raping a teenager. Dustin Wade Duncan, 23, was arrested by Benton County Sheriff's Office officials on suspicion of rape, according to a probable cause affidav


Arkansas legislature advances bill to charge robocallers with a felony

Arkansas's state Senate on Monday advanced a bill that would charge robocallers who display familiar looking numbers to trick people into answering with a felony, the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette reported.


Police: 15-year-old boy was accidentally shot & killed by other teen

SPRINGDALE, Ark. — A 17-year-old boy accidentally shot and killed a 15-year-old boy with a stolen pistol in Springdale, according to a press release sent by Lt. Jeff Taylor. The two were parked in a vehicle with other juveniles in a vehicle on Singletree Ave. on Friday, March 22.


Arkansas man jailed for allegedly stealing baby toy

Deputies with the Cherokee County Sheriff's Office arrested a Siloam Springs, Arkansas, man who was accused of stealing a baby jumper toy station on March 20. Deputy Ryan Bridges responded to Garden Walk Apartments in regard to the stolen property. As a manager was entering the apartment, deputies s


Oklahoma woman found wandering roads in Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. – Jonesboro Police Department Officer Tanner Huff tried not to arrest Amber Melina Rose West, 22, of Vinita, Oklahoma on Monday. It was around 6 AM Monday morning in Jonesboro he responded to Nettleton and Broadmoor in reference to a “welfare check.” He arrived and made contact with


UPDATE: Suspect in Custody after Standoff with Benton County Deputies

LOWELL, Ark. (KNWA) - UPDATE: The barricaded suspect, identified as Jesse Groulx, is in law enforcement custody. Benton County deputies tried to serve a warrant in Lowell, but the suspect has now barricaded himself in the house, according to Sgt. Shannon Jenkins with Benton County Sheriff’s Office.


Parkin, Arkansas mayor arrested after allegedly slapping nephew

PARKIN, Ark. — The mayor of Parkin, Arkansas, was arrested for assault after allegedly slapping her nephew in front of police officers. The incident started March 8 when the victim, a mechanic, was working on a city government vehicle.


Pigs On The Loose In Gravette Stop By Car Wash

GRAVETTE, Ark. (KFSM) — Are these your pigs?. The City of Gravette took to Facebook to try to find the owners of two lost pigs who ended up at a car wash. If they are yours, please contact the Gravette Police Department at 479-787-6948.


Two $150,000 Powerball Tickets Sold in Arkansas

DES MOINES, IA (Ben Caxton) — Two tickets won $150,000 each in Saturday’s Powerball lottery drawing; one ticket was purchased in Hope, the second was bought at a Conoco station on Highway 49 in West Helena. No one won the $625 million jackpot so the jackpot for tomorrow’s drawing is up to $750 milli


Third man pleads in strip club shooting

FAYETTEVILLE -- A third man who was involved in a shooting at a strip club last year pleaded guilty Monday to several charges in Washington County Circuit Court. Victor Manuel Martinez, 20, of Rogers, pleaded guilty to committing a terroristic act and aggravated assault, battery and criminal mischie


These Little Pigs ... Looking for a Home?

GRAVETTE, Ark. (KNWA) - A car wash is for cars, but on Tuesday there were four-legged animals at a car wash in Gravette. The two piglets were seen on Tuesday morning, March 26, at the car wash, according to the city's Facebook page.


Cracks in light poles close Gentry's Pioneer Stadium

GENTRY -- Pioneer Stadium was closed on Monday, with school buses blocking off part of the adjacent parking lot because of cracks which were found in the light poles of the stadium lights.


Arkansas tattoo parlor helps raise funds for pit bull rescue

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. — At the Empire of Ink paw prints are the hottest tattoo. “Anything I can do that would help the pit bulls in the state that need the help, I’m all over it.”


Police Investigate Multiple Reports of Teens with Stolen Guns

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KNWA)-- Police are investigating multiple reports of teenagers having stolen guns. The reports of stolen firearms with teen involvement have been going on for about a month now, with the first report on Feb.25, and the most recent being last Friday.


Springdale Teen Charged As Adult In Fatal Shooting

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A Springdale teen accused of killing another teen will be tried as an adult, according to the Washington County prosecutor’s office. JR RB Betwel, 17, is charged in Washington County Circuit Court with manslaughter and two counts of theft by receiving — all felonies.


Oklahoma Woman Linked To 2017 Fayetteville Shooting

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Police arrested an Oklahoma woman after linking her to a 2017 shooting that injured one person. Myriah Harjo, 27, was arrested Wednesday (March 20) as an accomplice to multiple charges, including aggravated robbery, first-degree battery, aggravated assault and engaging in viole


UPDATE: Four Teens Arrested in Springdale After Car Crashes into Gas Meter

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) - Four arrests are made in connection with an accident involving a gas meter getting hit by a car early Tuesday, March 26. A car that had been reported stolen was seen in Springdale around 6:20 a.m., according to Springdale Police Lieutenant Jeff Taylor.


Pulaski Tech-UAF reach business degree agrement

UA Pulaski Tech and the Walton College of Business at UA-Fayetteville have struck a deal for students to start a four-year course of business studied at Tech and complete a business administration degree in Fayetteville.