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Audio of Fatal Officer-Involved Shooting Released by FSPD

Victim - "Please! Please!" *screams*Officer 1 - "Down!"Victim - *more screams and crying*Officer 1 - "Let her up now!"Officer 2 - "Let her go now!"Officer 1 - "Let her go!"Officer 2 - "Now!"*gunshots*

NWAHOMEPAGE.COM - 2018-10-18 00:09:42

Special Prosecutor Will Oversee Investigation Into River Valley Sports Complex

FORT SMITH (KFSM) — A special prosecutor will investigate criminal complaints related to the failed River Valley Sports Complex, as well as an $80,000 wire transfer received by former State Sen. Jake Files.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-17 15:37:15

Local ministry’s storage burns; donations sought

A local ministry could use some help from the community after its storage building burned Saturday.According to Vic Myers, administrator for The Promise, the cause of the fire is suspected to be accidental. The fire destroyed the building, located in Metalton in Carroll County. The building containe

MCRECORDONLINE.COM - 2018-10-17 13:17:00

Oklahoma Woman Charged With Possession, Despite Having Medical Marijuana License

ADAIR COUNTY, Oklahoma -An Oklahoma woman has been charged with marijuana possession, despite having a valid medical marijuana license.

NEWS ON 6 - 2018-10-16 22:36:00

Fort Smith Farmer’s Market Upset Over Bench Removal Downtown Due To Homeless People Sleeping On Them

"My thought was that removing the benches won't help solve the problem of homelessness. It needs to be approached from another direction. You can take away the benches, but it won't take away the problem of the homeless," Joe Carr, a Fort Smith Farmer's Market vendor, told 5NEWS.

5NEWSONLINE.COM - 2018-10-17 00:24:14

DHS policy changes imperil the Oaks

In 2002, Arkansas was one of only eight states in the country to receive a grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF), a fund that was awarded as part of the Coming Home Project. At the time, Herb Sanderson was Director of the Department of Human Services’ Division of Aging and Adult Servi

MENASTAR.COM - 2018-10-17 14:13:00

Mourners gather in honor of 'good-hearted people' found dead after house fire investigated as homicide

Hosea Fletcher, 27, his cousin Ramon Brown and Brown’s 7-year-old daughter, Maziah, were found dead in the burned house by firefighters. Tulsa police are investigating their deaths as a triple homicide.

TULSA WORLD - 2018-10-17 02:12:00

Mena School District will be offering and hosting "kNOw Trafficking 2018”

We are pleased to partner with The Landing - Houston to bring this quality program and beneficial awareness to our 6th-12th grade students, faculty, parents, and our entire community.Mark your calendars now for this three day event occurring from Wednesday, November 7th - Friday, November 9th.

MENASTAR.COM - 2018-10-17 14:49:00

Debt not city's, Fort Smith says

FORT SMITH -- Insisting that River Valley Sports Complex partners were responsible for failing to pay four contractors more than $200,000 for work on the failed ball-field project, city directors voted Tuesday night to appeal a jury verdict that ruled the city was liable for the debt.

ARKANSAS ONLINE - 2018-10-17 03:17:00

Rutledge Announces 2018 Officers of the Year

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge awarded the Polk County Outstanding Law Enforcement Officer of the Year Awards to Patrolman Paul Arceneaux and Patrolman Mike Wolf with the Mena Police Department. Rutledge presented the county winners at the annual awards and recognition luncheon during the

MENASTAR.COM - 2018-10-17 14:02:00

Police Beat 10-14-18: Police make arrests for stolen vehicle, drugs

The driver, Eric Starr, told police he borrowed the vehicle from a friend and did not know it was stolen. While searching the vehicle, police found five syringes, a spoon, two empty baggies, a knife, a baggie containing a yellow wax substance, two wooden smoking boxes, a glass smoking pipe, scales a


Authorities searching for inmate who walked away from Oklahoma correctional center

Rodriguez was serving Tulsa County sentences for possession of stolen vehicle, possession of a sawed-off shotgun/rifle, drug possession, and committing a felony with a firearm that had its serial number removed.


Oklahoma high school teacher arrested after allegedly sending inappropriate texts to student

William SelfSTIGLER, Okla. – An Oklahoma high school teacher has been arrested after he allegedly sent sexually explicit texts to an underage student.Authorities say 47-year-old William Self was a teacher at Stigler High School when he allegedly sent sexually suggestive texts and photos to an undera


Former country musician opens food store 'Crates'

Now, Powers is focused on helping people that are struggling financially by offering food at low prices. Powers recently opened a convenience/grocery store called “Crates” on Charles Page Boulevard, and it offers name brand, in-date food for people in the area.


The Ouachita Arts Celebration returns to downtown Mena

This year there is a 4ft. x 8ft. “puzzle” of a familiar image. Select a piece, color it and place it in the numbered space. The image will be unknown until the individual pieces (50 pieces) are colored and put in place. What is the mystery image? Check in to see as the pieces are placed.

MENASTAR.COM - 2018-10-17 14:51:00

Stigler teacher accused of having inappropriate relationship with student

STIGLER, Okla. (KTUL) -- A Stigler teacher is in jail after being accused of having an inappropriate relationship with a female student.Stigler police and the Haskell County Sheriff's Office received a report involving William Self Jr. Sunday. Upon investigating, they determined Self may have sent i


Polk County Sheriff’s Log

Arrested by an officer with the Grannis Police Department was Jennifer D. Jeanes, 40, of Grannis, on a Warrant for Failure to Comply with a Court Order.


Mourners gather in honor of 'good-hearted people' killed in house fire investigated as homicide

Hosea Fletcher, 27, his cousin Ramon Brown and Browns’ 7-year-old daughter, Maziah, were found dead in the burned house by firefighters early Sunday morning. Tulsa police are investigating the case as a triple homicide.

TULSA WORLD - 2018-10-17 02:12:00

Police Searching For Those Responsible For String Of Business Break-Ins In Springdale

The owner of Hernadez Resale Shop, who did not want to be named, showed 5NEWS where someone smashed their front door, stealing several things from inside. They said this isn't the first time break-ins like this have happened to businesses on Sunset Avenue.


One person killed in two-vehicle crash in NE Oklahoma City

Officials say two vehicles, a car and an SUV, were traveling westbound on NE 23rd St. near Coltrane around midnight Monday when the SUV crossed the center, overcorrected back into the westbound lane, and then collided with the car.