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ER Went on Lockdown after Gunshot Victim Arrival

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Washington regional hospital's emergency room was placed on lockdown for nearly four hours Thursday night. It was implemented after a man showed up with a gunshot wound on his ankle shortly before 8 p.m. Other patients were still being admitted, but a security guard was

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-24 02:05:28

Finding a Family: Jay

ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA) -- The number of kids in Arkansas' foster care system is overwhelming. Meet Jay. He is an athletic teen with big dreams and is looking for an adoptive family. "I'm 14," he said. Jay has been in the foster care system for some time now, going from one family to another since he wa

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-24 03:40:32

Man found dead in Missouri creek believed to be accidental

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) _ Authorities say a man whose body was found in a southwest Missouri creek likely drowned. Newton County Coroner Dale Owen announced Thursday that the death of 49-year-old William Simpson, of Joplin, is believed to be accidental based on the preliminary autopsy results. The Joplin G

FOX2NOW.COM - 2018-03-23 15:40:10

INTEGRIS Miami Hospital goes on lockdown after verbal threat

MIAMI, Okla. - Hospital officials at INTEGRIS Miami Hospital say that the building went on lockdown on Friday following 'credible verbal threats.' That lockdown has since been lifted. Miami Police responded and talked with the person who they say made the threats. Police questioned him and then re

KJRH.COM - 2018-03-23 19:32:27

Emergency Crews respond to a Commercial Structure Fire in Rogers

ROGERS, Ark. (KNWA) - Emergency crews are on scene at the 2000 block of S. 5th Street for a commercial structure fire in Rogers. An officer with Rogers police say they been monitoring the situation at the packaging company since around 4 a.m. An eyewitness on the scene says smoke is coming out of a

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-23 09:56:05

Bentonville "March for Our Lives" to Have Law Enforcement Security

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Thousands of people across the country are expected to participate in "March for Our Lives" Saturday. A march is scheduled at the Bentonville Square starting at 10 a.m. and ending at 2 p.m. Bentonville police will work with the Benton County Sheriff's Office and the Arkan

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-23 22:35:51

Former water park executive charged after child's death on Schlitterbahn waterslide

FILE - In this July 9, 2014 file photo, riders are propelled by jets of water as they go over a hump while riding a water slide called "Verruckt" at Schlitterbahn Waterpark in Kansas City, Kan. A 12-year-old boy died Sunday, Aug. 7, 2016, on the Kansas water slide that is billed as the world's large

TULSA WORLD - 2018-03-23 18:50:00

Fayetteville House Fire Under Control

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Firefighters are at the scene of a structure fire near the Washington County Courthouse in Fayetteville. Firefighters are in the 100 block of East Spring Street dealing with a house fire, according to a dispatcher with the Fayetteville Police Department. Firefighters wer

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-03-24 02:48:15

Pair Pleads Not Guilty In Kum & Go Robbery

Ramos-Salazar, Rivera BENTONVILLE (KFSM) - Two women have pleaded not guilty to running over a gas station clerk during a robbery in January at Kum & Go. Cassandra Ramos-Salazar, 21, of Springdale and Gisselle Rivera, 17, of Fayetteville are each charged with aggravated robbery, first-degree battery


No one hurt in Lincoln mobile home fire

Emergency crews are responding to a structure fire in Lincoln at the intersection of Meade Avenue and Bean Street. Updated: 6:12 AM CDT Mar 22, 2018 Emergency crews responded to a structure fire in Lincoln at the intersection of Meade Avenue and Bean Street. Central EMS says Prairie Grove, Lincoln


Drug Trafficking Suspects Arrested after Year-long Investigation

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA) -- Ten people have been busted for meth, cocaine and heroin trafficking in Benton and Washington counties, authorities said. The 10 suspects were recently arrested on federal complaints in a roundup conducted by local, state and federal law enforcement officials following a


Bentonville PD prepares for Saturday protests

The Bentonville Police Department is sending extra officers to the square Saturday for dueling political protests. At least three groups plan to rally on the square: a group of people in favor of gun control, a group of people against gun control, and a white nationalist group rallying against "ant


Body Found In Silver Creek In South Joplin

Chris Warner Reporter A Joplin native, Chris first started in broadcasting at age 16 at KSNF-TV in 2004.. Chris joined the KOAM team in 2017 as an Associate Producer. In April, he moved into a full-time reporter position. He spent time from 2008 to 2016 in various retail roles around the region befo


Former Bentonville School Bus Driver Sentenced To 20 Years In Prison For Sexually Assaulting Teen

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) - A former Bentonville school bus driver was sentenced to 20 years in prison after pleading guilty to sexually assaulting a teenager, according to court documents. Joshua Bell, 26, was charged with one count of first-degree sexual assault. He was arrested following an investigati


Police find body in Shoal Creek, investigation ongoing

Joplin police this afternoon confirmed they are investigating a death after receiving a report of a body in Shoal Creek near the Wildcat Glades Conservation Center. The Missouri State Water Patrol is also assisting with the investigation. Cpl. Paul Rowe said officers were called to the scene at 1:23


Gravette Man Denies Trying To Shoot Officers During Disturbance

BENTONVILLE (KFSM) - A Gravette man shot by police in January has pleaded not guilty to threatening to shoot officers who responded to a disturbance at his home. Eulas Linwood Hughes, 40, faces seven counts of aggravated assault and four counts of first-degree terroristic threatening - all felonies.


Body found in Shoal Creek near Wildcat Park

JOPLIN, Mo. - The Joplin Police Department was called shortly after 1 pm on Wednesday for reports of a decreased person. A person was walking along the trail system in Wildcat Glades when they thought they saw a body. That's when JPD was called and did find a decreased adult male in the water. Polic


Knife-wielding Suspect Arrested After Pursuit

LOWELL, Ark. (KNWA) -- A knife-wielding suspect told deputies they would have to kill him because he was not going back to jail, authorities said. Larry Goodine, 41, of Lowell was arrested Monday following a short standoff with Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies. Deputies tried to pull Goodine


Police: Couple Stole Wallet From Walmart Customer, Used Credit Card

FAYETTEVILLE (KFSM) - Fayetteville police are looking for two suspects accused of stealing and using a credit card. Police said the two stole a customer's wallet from a local Walmart. They used a credit card from the wallet to shop at the mall, according to police. If you have any information, conta


Police Go Underground to Find Stolen Items

PEA RIDGE, Ark. (KNWA) - Pea Ridge police are going below and beyond to fight crime in their city. Officers found some stolen items under a manhole cover prompting them to search several others in the vicinity. During the incident they found several other items including keys to two different vehicl