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Vacancy declared on Benton County Quorum Court

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County's Committee of the Whole declared a vacancy for the justice of the peace District 12 position on Tuesday night. Justice of the Peace Adriane Carr, who won re-election Nov. 6, will leave her position Feb. 28. Carr will move to McPherson, Kan., where her husband, Patrick,


Man shot and killed in Arkansas neighborhood

BLYTHEVILLE, Ark. - A man died after being shot in an Arkansas neighborhood Wednesday evening. The shooting happened in Blytheville. Police were called to the 100 block of East Cherry Street around 6 p.m.


You Ask, We Investigate: Traffic Plan for When New Benton County Courts Facility is Built

BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) - In this week's 'You Ask, We Investigate' report, KNWA's Katelynn Zoellner looked into the long term traffic plan for when the new courts facility is completed in Bentonville.


Arkansas lawmaker files bill that would legalize physician-assisted suicide

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KATV) — A lawmaker wants to give patients in Arkansas the right to die. Representative (R) Dan Douglas calls his bill the Compassionate Care End-of-Life Option Act. According to his bill, physician-assisted suicide would become possible in Arkansas, but only for those suffering te


Arkansas Couple Arrested After DPS Discovers Over 4,000 Grams of Methamphetamine During I-30 Traffic Stop

Texas DPS officers arrested Victor and Amber Hernandez of Arkansas on Wednesday afternoon after discovering 4,003 grams of methamphetamine in their vehicle during a traffic stop on I-30.


Benton County Cities Are Getting New Ambulances

BENTON COUNTY, Ark. (KNWA) - New ambulances and EMS stations are on their way to Benton County. Northwest Health showcased the new installations in both Gentry and Gravette on Monday.


Passport fairs to be held in 3 Arkansas cities

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. - Three Arkansas post offices are hosting events this month to help anyone who needs to get their passport. Since appointments are not required on passport fair days, customers are urged to show up early because applicants will be served on a first-come, first-served basis until th


Gentry meeting looks at rural roundabout in Benton County

GENTRY -- The Arkansas Department of Transportation will hold a open house in Gentry to discuss proposed plans to construct a roundabout at the intersection of Arkansas 12 and Arkansas 43 in far western Benton County.


Skeletal remains found near I-40 in central Arkansas; police investigate whether they are those of man missing since 2015

Authorities in Central Arkansas said they are investigating whether human remains found off a Conway road are those of a man who went missing more than three years ago. A man discovered what appeared to be a human skull just before dark on Monday on the city’s north side, the Conway Police Departmen


Southern Poverty Law Center finds 14 hate groups in Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK (KATV) — After a sweeping indictment led to the arrests ofArkansas-based members of an alleged white supremacist group on Feb. 12, others accused white supremacist, were arrested in Oklahoma.


Benton County to close Punkin Hollow Road intersection

BENTONVILLE -- Benton County will close Punkin Hollow Road at the intersection of McMillian Road starting Monday to install a culvert. The closing is expected to last through March 1. The county has placed flashing billboard signs at the intersection, and detour signs will be posted Friday, accordin


Top Dems call for end to Medicaid work rules after 18,000 lose coverage in Arkansas

Top congressional Democrats are calling on the Trump administration to stop approving work requirements in Medicaid after more than 18,000 people lost coverage last year due to the requirements in Arkansas.


Arkansas family loses everything after escaping fire

CROSS COUNTY, Ark. — Eight members of a Cross County, Arkansas family escaped a devastating fire Monday morning. The fire destroyed their home and everything they own. It happened in the small community of Cherry Valley located a few miles from Harrisburg. On Thursday, one of the survivors told us a


Bella Vista Chiropractor: How to cope with anxiety from stump dump

BELLA VISTA, Ark. (KNWA) -- A Bella Vista chiropractor says some kids may be experiencing anxiety, both mentally and physically, from the stump dump fire. Dr. Taylor Stevens from Tribe Family Chiropractic says kids, especially with sensory issues, may feel anxious not knowing when the fire will be p


Watch for falling trees, debris as storms move through Arkansas

LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (KTHV) – Expected high winds and rain over the weekend in central Arkansas means everyone needs to be alert for potential dangers. Uprooted trees still remain outside Michael Jones' home, after strong winds blew through Little rock two weeks ago.


Shipley Donuts Ready To Hire On Arkansas Blvd.

It's been over a year since ground broke on the donuts of my dreams, Shipley Do-nuts, and it looks like we're getting close. Look there, in the window, it's a "Now Hiring" sign! I grew up in Houston where Shipley began, and I love 'em! I can only hope they live up to my memories.


Clark County authorities, Arkansas State Police and FBI investigate bank robbery

ARKADELPHIA, Ark.(KATV) — An Arkadelphia branch bank was robbed on Thursday around 9:25 a.m. Police say an unidentified Hispanic male described as possibly being around 30-years-old, was wearing a black hooded coat and black ball cap, blue jeans, and white shoes.


Missouri lawmakers consider ending mandatory vehicle inspections

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A proposal currently moving through the Missouri legislature would do away with mandatory vehicle inspections. Currently, state law requires mechanical inspections every other year once the vehicle is five years old. The sponsor of the bill wants to get rid of the in


Arkansas may consider allowing doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medication for terminal patients

ARKANSAS - (2/22/19) Representative Dan Douglas' Death With Dignity Bill would allow doctors to prescribe lethal doses of medicine for you to end your life, if you prove to be clear of mind.


Bill would curtail Arkansas inmates' last meals

Legislation was filed Wednesday to limit the last meals of prisoners on the night of their execution to food that is already available within the prison. The sponsor of the bill, state Rep. Rebecca Petty, R-Rogers, is a familiar name on death-penalty legislation. Her daughter, Andi, was killed in 19