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  • RiveraMug Springdale Man Arrested for Attempted Kidnapping of Children - An arrest has been made in a kidnapping case out of Springdale. 20-year-old Julian Rivera chased down a 13-year-old girl as she was walking home from school. He grabbed her and attempted to drag her into a nearby alley before she was able to escape. […]
  • Capitol_and_Flags3 House Shuts Down School Religion Bill - A proposal that would require that schools allow the open expression of religious beliefs has been rejected. The bill would not allow the banning religious clothing or accessories in schools. It would also ensure that students would be allowed to express religious beliefs through art […]
  • Jemal Razorbacks Hire New Running Backs Coach - The Razorbacks named Jemal Singleton as their new running backs coach and special teams coordinator. Singleton is taking over the position previously held by Joel Thomas who took the same job with the New Orleans Saints. Singleton has spent the last four seasons as the […]
  • map-keystone-pipeline2_top President Obama Vetoes Pipeline - For the first time in five years, President Obama exercised his veto power. The President rejected legislation that would have given final approval to the Keystone XL oil pipeline. The planned pipeline would transport oil from Canada to the Gulf of Mexico. Advocates say the […]
  • Capitol_and_Flags3 Arkansas Senate Adds New School Snow Day Bill - A new bill has been introduced to the Arkansas Senate after passing in the house.  HB 1313 allows superintendents to make up missed school days by adding at least one hour to the beginning or end of a day that school is in session.  These extra […]
  • Capitol_and_Flags3 Hutchinson Allows Bill 202 to Pass - Governor Asa Hutchinson allowed senate bill 202 to pass on Monday. The Intrastate Commerce Improvement Act will forbid cities from passing their own non-discrimination acts. The governor neither signed the bill nor did he veto it. Last year, Fayetteville passed its own non-discrimination act that […]
  • 2013-09-05_07-36-32-PMUA_Logo-web Alleged Rape on Campus - Police are encouraging students to stay safe after a third alleged rape on campus this semester. It happened over the weekend at Gladson-Ripley hall on campus but the person has chosen to not file charges with the police. However the man could still face action […]
  • TB MUG SHOT Razorback Football Player Arrested for DWI - An Arkansas Razorback defensive end is facing DWI charges after being arrested early Sunday morning. Tevin Beanum was pulled over near Dickson Street after failing to dim his headlights. His blood alcohol level was recorded at .08 and an open bottle of brandy was found […]
  • terror-threat Terrorist Group Threatens American Malls - A new video from a terror group calls for attacks on malls in Canada, the UK and here in the US. The threat comes from the Somalia based terror group Al-Shabaab. This group killed more than 60 people in an attack on an upscale mall […]
  • rogers police Rogers Police Swear in New Police Chief - Tomorrow, the Rogers Police Department will swear in a new police chief. The ceremony for Captain Hayes Minor will take place at the Rogers City Hall. Captain Minor, a 21 year veteran, will take over for Chief James Allen who passed away after a long […]
  • Fatal-Crash Rogers Teen Dies in Lake Crash - Extra counselors are comforting the students of Rogers High School today after one of their classmates died in an accident. A 17-year-old was killed on Friday when the car he was riding in slipped on an icy road and fell in the lake. Counselors and […]
  • medical_health_superbug_super_bug_drug_resistant_rx LA Hospital Patients Exposed to “Super-Bug” Bacteria - At least 179 patients at a Los Angeles hospital may have been exposed to a drug-resistant “super-bug” bacteria; one that’s already killed two other patients. Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, says the bacteria could have been on scopes used in endoscopic procedures from October to […]
  • micaeleb-prather Man Arrested for Shooting Cat with Arrow - The man who shot a cat in the head with an arrow has been arrested. Fayetteville Police charged Micaleb Prather with animal cruelty. The cat, Simba, was found on Happy Hollow Road in January with an arrow through its head. A vet removed the arrow […]
  • red_flag_warning_graphic Washington County Red Flag Warning Lifted - The red flag warning for Washington County has been lifted. Due to the recent increase in winter weather, the fire weather warning has been removed. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office says it is effective immediately.
  • tysonfoods_logo Tyson Giving Scholarship Money to Minorities - Tyson is giving over $100,000 to the university to provide scholarships for minorities. This will be part of the Tyson Academic Enrichment Program to support underrepresented students. The grant will be used to provide aid to students with majors in the fields of math and […]
  • diamon Large Diamond Found in Arkansas Park - One Louisiana man didn’t win the lottery, but it may seem like it after what he found at the crater of diamonds. In his first time to the park, Dean Filppula found his first diamond. A 2-carat yellow diamond. Filppula dug for over three hours […]
  • powerball Three Winners for Half a Billion Dollar Powerball drawing. - Three winning tickets were sold in Wednesday’s $564 million dollar Powerball drawing. None of the winning tickets have been claimed yet. Winning tickets were sold in Texas, North Carolina and Puerto Rico. The stores that sold the tickets will also receive a million dollars.
  • Tontitown Tontitown Treasurer Arrested for Theft - The treasurer for the City of Tontitown has been arrested on charges of theft today. Alicia Marie Collins is being held after being charged with the theft of over $25,000 in property and over $1,000 in services. Police say the investigation is ongoing and that […]
  • car-break-ins-300x168 Police Warn Students About Car Break-Ins on Campus - Lot 40 on campus has been a target for thieves. Two cars were broken into late Sunday night north of Hotz Hall. Police believe these cars were targeted because their doors were left unlocked. Students are warned to be on the lookout for suspicious activity. The […]
  • scam-alert-pic-300x168 New Check Scam Across Arkansas - There’s a new scam going around the state. If someone sends you a check to deposit into your account with instructions to wire money to another person, do not do it. The checks are worthless and if you send the money, your account will be […]
  • Capitol_and_Flags3 Arkansas Senate Passes Anti-Discrimination Law Ban - Local governments will no longer be able to make their own anti-discrimination laws. The House of Local Affairs Committee voted 12 to 6 today in favor of a bill that would stop local governments from creating laws that prohibit discrimination on a basis not stated […]
  • Police Identify Fayetteville Murder Suspect - Police have identified a suspect in the murder of a homeless man back in January. The victim’s body was found in the woods south of campus near the intersection of Martin Luther King Boulevard and Razorback Road. Police say that they will make the decision […]
  • Capitol_and_Flags3 Arkansas Senate Creating Anti-Discrimination Law Ban - A new bill is gaining speed in the Arkansas State Senate that would ban local governments from creating their own anti-discrimination laws. State senator Bart Hester of cave springs sponsored the bill. The bill passed in the senate and now heads to the house. If […]
  • CDC-Warn-Americans-Who-Have-Not-Gotten-A-Flu-Shot-to-Get-One-Immediately Flu Deaths Rising in Arkansas - The death toll in Arkansas from the flu is continuing to rise. The Arkansas Department of Health confirmed that 35 people have died from the flu since late September. Over 21,000 cases of the flu have been reported and around 60% of cases were in teens […]
  • maxresdefault Brian Williams Taking a Temporary Leave - Brian Williams is temporarily stepping away from NBC Nightly News. This decision comes as the network conducts an internal investigation into his reporting. Over the past 12 years the NBC anchor has repeated a changing story about his time in Iraq. Williams claimed he was […]
  • MMRvaccine U.S. Measles Outbreak - Over 15 states are seeing confirmed cases of the measles. Arkansas has not seen any reported cases yet. Local school officials say if there were an outbreak of measles, they would advise parents to keep their kids at home and to seek medical attention.
  • robbery Suspects Arrested in Robberies Near Campus - Fayetteville Police arrested two suspects Friday after they tried to rob several people near campus. The robberies happened near Leverett and Oakland Avenue. Police followed the suspects to the mall where they were later arrested.
  • robberymugs Couple Arrested in Pharmacy Robbery - Police arrested two people in Fayetteville Sunday after reportedly attacking and robbing a pharmacy owner. Police say Hendrik Hornsveld and a teenager attacked the owner of the Medicap pharmacy on Martin Luther King Blvd on Saturday. The owner was taken to the hospital after police […]
  • Library Fayetteville Library Offering Free Study Space - Looking for a quiet place to study? The Fayetteville Public Library is reserving the Walker Community Room for three days for students to study for finals. Ample seating and charging stations will be available for you study needs. Snacks and drinks will also be provided. […]
  • walmart neighborhood Possible Rezoning on MLK - FAYETTEVILLE–The Fayetteville City Council may rezone property near the U of A, to allow construction on a new Wal-Mart Neighborhood Market.  There is already a plot of undeveloped land on MLK. Residents in favor of rezoning said it would fill a need for a grocery […]