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  • Arkansas schools face safety audit deadline May 20, 2024
    SPRINGDALE, Ark. — Arkansas school districts have an Aug. 1 deadline to complete mandatory school site safety assessments and audits. Officials from the Springdale School District have already completed their audit. "Safety is one of our top…
  • Adam Maass Trials: Hearing Benton County sexual assault charges delayed May 20, 2024
    BENTONVILLE, Ark. — A pre-trial hearing in the case of an Arkansas doctor accused of sexually assaulting patients was rescheduled. Attorneys for Adam Maass requested a delay so they have time to go through 16 terabytes of patient data. A terabyte is…
  • Tractor-trailer rolls off Highway 412 in Carroll County May 20, 2024
    GREEN FOREST, Ark. — A tractor-trailer rolled off of U.S. Highway 412 in Green Forest, Arkansas, Monday morning. The vehicle was headed westbound when it wrecked. No one was hurt in the wreck. A hazmat crew was called to the scene. It wasn't clear at…
  • Cicadas are out in Arkansas May 20, 2024
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The distinctive noise of cicadas is filling the air in Arkansas, marking a rare simultaneous emergence of two broods, an event that occurs roughly every 220 years. Viewers have posted dozens of videos of the talkative bugs in the…
  • Database on police pursuits May 19, 2024
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — Vehicle chases are among the most dangerous aspects of policing. A database created by the Hearst-owned San Francisco Chronicle provides a closer look at the situation in Arkansas and across the country. Main bar:…
  • Multiple vehicles, including semitrailers, involved in wrecks on Interstate 49 May 17, 2024
    WEST FORK, Ark. — Multiple wrecks are slowing traffic on Interstate 49 south of Fayetteville, according to the Arkansas Department of Transportation website. The first wreck was reported at 1:10 p.m. just south of West Fork. It involved two vehicles.…
  • US Army Corps of Engineers closes several swim beaches in Arkansas due to E. coli levels May 17, 2024
    ROGERS, Ark. — The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers closed several swim beaches at Beaver Lake after E. coli testing. The beaches in question had E. coli levels that were higher than acceptable, according to a news release sent by the corps. The corps…
  • NCAA softball regionals in Fayetteville this weekend May 16, 2024
    FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. — The 2024 NCAA Division I Softball Championship starts this weekend. Four teams, including the Razorbacks, will play their Regional Round games at Bogle Park in Fayetteville. The one team that comes out on top at the end of the…
  • Arkansas State Police seize over 200 pounds of marijuana on I-40 May 15, 2024
    POPE COUNTY, Ark. — Arkansas State Police arrested two women and seized over 200 pounds of marijuana in two different traffic stops earlier this month. On Tuesday, May 7, 2024, troopers stopped a minivan in Pope County. Inside, they found five trash…
  • Rogers man arrested in connection to fentanyl death May 15, 2024
    ROGERS, Ark. — Benton County has charged a man accused of giving fentanyl to a man who later died. Enrique DeJesus Valdez, 23, or Rogers, is charged with aggravated death by delivery. Charles Gephart, 19, of Rogers, died from fentanyl intoxication in…