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Arkansas Game and Fish Town Hall Meeting Tonight in Springdale

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) - The Arkansas Game and Fish Commission will hold an open town hall-style meeting tonight in Springdale. The meeting will take place at the Jones Center from 6-8 p.m. tonight.


JBGB Announces 2019 Free Summer Concert Series

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) - JBGB has announced one band for their 2019 Free Summer Concert Series. According to their Facebook page, the concert series will kick off on May 23. JBGB plans to announce bands a few at a time.


Springdale issues change order on road construction

SPRINGDALE -- The City Council on Tuesday night approved an emergency $60,000 change order in the construction of Watkins Avenue after it determined the entire street was in need of repair.


Police Investigating Death In Rogers Home

ROGERS (KFSM) — Rogers Police are investigating a reported death inside a home there. Police responded to a home on North 26th Street just off Olive Street. It is unknown at this time whether the death is suspicious.


Tyson Foods Sells Stake in Beyond Meat

Tyson Foods Inc.'s venture capital arm, Tyson Ventures, has sold its stake in plant-based protein startup Beyond Meat, regulatory filings show. The sale was first reported by Axios' Pro Rata e-newsletter.


OK murder suspect arrested in southern Arkansas

EL DORADO, Ark. (AP) — Authorities say a suspect in the shooting death of an Oklahoma City man has been arrested in southern Arkansas. Lt. Chris Lutman of the El Dorado Police Department said Wednesday 44-year-old Cheo McCoy was taken into custody about 11 p.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop in El


Man wanted in connection to Oklahoma City homicide arrested in Arkansas

EL DORADO, Ark. – A man wanted in connection to an Oklahoma City homicide that happened earlier this year was arrested in Arkansas, officials say. On April 23, at around 11 p.m., officers in El Dorado, Arkansas, conducted a traffic stop in the 5500 block of North Smith St.


Springdale Animal Services Closed for the Week Due to Canine Distemper

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA) - Springdale Animal Services has two confirmed cases of canine distemper, which has prompted the shelter to close for the week as a precautionary measure.


Arkansas woman had nearly 5 lbs. of marijuana, edibles, slew of other drugs: Police

WEST FORK, Ark. (KFSM) -- Authorities have arrested a West Fork woman accused of selling marijuana in Northwest Arkansas after finding nearly 5 pounds of pot in her home -- roughly 2 pounds of it in edibles.


Boortz will be next School of Innovation principal

SPRINGDALE -- Kelly Boortz will assume the top job at the Tyson School of Innovation this summer. Boortz, the school's assistant principal, will take over as principal, the School District announced Monday. She'll replace Shannon Tisher, who is moving to the central office for an assistant superinte


Dog Rescued After Apartment Fire In West Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — Firefighters saved a dog from an apartment fire despite the building being a total loss on Wednesday (April 24). A passerby called around 10:34 a.m. that there was a fire in a apartment building on Brook Drive, near the White Rock area.


David Arquette shooting horror comedy in Arkansas

JONESBORO, Ark. — A new film starring David Arquette is being shot in Arkansas. The horror comedy 12 Hour Shift is about a group of nurses who steal organs and sell them on the black market. Production has begun in Jonesboro.


Pea Ridge father accused of shooting son

PEA RIDGE, Ark. — A Pea Ridge father was accused of shooting his son Tuesday morning, according to Lt. Michael Lisenbee with the Pea Ridge Police Dept. A "domestic disturbance" occurred between Benjamin Caston Jr., age 59, and his son, Evan Caston, according to Lisenbee.


You Ask, We Investigate: Northwest Arkansas Off-Ramp is Designed to Federal Standards

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS (KNWA) - In this week's 'You Ask, We Investigate' report, KNWA's Katelynn Zoellner found out if an off-ramp in Northwest Arkansas is designed to federal standards.


Dozens of turtles rescued from Arkansas sewage plant

WEST MEMPHIS, Ark. – An east Arkansas animal shelter has rescued dozens of turtles from a wastewater treatment facility after they became trapped in sewage pond filters. Wesley Burt with the West Memphis Animal Shelter says the treatment plant notified the shelter last Wednesday and by the end of ne


South Arkansas teacher accused of sexual assaulting a student

PRESCOTT, AR (KSLA) - An Arkansas teacher was placed on administrative leave after authorities say she had sexual contact with a student. Leona Nivens, 33, was taken into custody without incident Tuesday at her home in Prescott, according to a news release from Prescott Police Chief Joseph Beavers.


One Person Taken To Hospital After Crash In Fayetteville

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) — A man was transported to a local hospital in Northwest Arkansas Tuesday (April) after turning in an intersection where Thompson Street meets Main Dr on the Fayetteville-Springdale border.


How Arkansas' Class of 2020 Could Look by the Numbers (Defense)

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. - By Otis Kirk. Arkansas has six commitments for the Class of 2020 including a pair slated for the defensive side of the ball. John Chavis and the Arkansas coaches will be looking to continue to stockpile some talent on that side of the ball. The Razorbacks return all their assist


George’s launches new weekly podcast ‘George’s Live’

A new podcast featuring the local, regional, and national musicians coming to Fayetteville to perform at George’s Majestic Lounge has launched recently. The podcast, called “George’s Live” is hosted by local musician and promoter Travis Smith*, and features “discussions of upcoming concerts at Georg


About 300 face eviction as central Arkansas trailer park shutting

Hundreds of people are scrambling to find housing and moving money after the owner of a central Arkansas mobile home park told residents that he plans to shut down the 114-home facility, citing utility rate increases.