ROGERS, AR-- Rogers mayor, Greg Hines called a press conference Friday after a KNWA investigation uncovered questionable actions behind the closed doors of city hall. In our investigation, we uncovered accusations of drug abuse, including an investigation by police, city employees trading sex for services, bullying by a city employee that led to police getting involved, abuse of power and
ROGERS, AR--According to documents requested and obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, Rogers city attorney Ben Lipscomb is accused of sex for services trade and bullying in the workplace. Giving another city employee prescription pills isn't the only thing Lipscomb is accused of in the documents we obtained today. There are claims of sex in exchange for services and
KNWA -- Our Razorback Nation team brings you an all new special tonight at 7. Last year was one of the worst seasons in University of Arkansas history. Now Bret Bielma and the Razorback football team is looking to this season as their chance to prove they're ready for a Razorback Redemption. Watch the hour long special at 7PM on
BENTONVILLE -- Crystal Bridges has unveiled its new "State of the Art" exhibit. As for where you'll find the exhibit, here's the catch: some of its pieces in the middle of Downtown Bentonville. The exhibit was not an easy make. The curators traveled across the country, logging more than one hundred thousand mile. Their work resulted in 102 artists displaying
NORTH LITTLE ROCK -- North Little Rock High School football player K.J. Hill committed to play at University of Arkansas at a press conference Friday. Wide receiver Hill is considered a four star top high school recruit and ranked 208th in the country, according to ESPN. Hill had scholarship offers from more than 20 colleges. Florida, Alabama, Arkansas, Notre Dame
KNWA -- Earlier this month, we told you about an investigation into accusations Rogers City Attorney Ben Lipscomb posed as an undercover officer to gain VIP access to a Miranda Lambert concert. Now the city is responding to our continuing investigation into other actions made by Lipscomb, an elected city official. On Friday, Mayor Hines will hold a press conference
Northwest Arkansas -- Emergency rooms expect a busy Labor Day weekend, but providers say people with minor injuries or symptoms have a cheaper option. "Summer weekends, you know, especially with the 3 day weekend and the holiday coming up... and people out on the lake, we typically see a lot of minor injuries, falls and possibly broken bones," says Christine
ROGERS,AR--School started last week and students with Rogers High School choir hit the ground running. Friday, they're performing with "Foreigner". Friday, the Walmart AMP continues its concert series with the band, Foreigner and tomorrow's concert will feature a few students from Northwest Arkansas. "This is a great opportunity to perform on stage and get experience and we were very lucky
KNWA -- The Razorback Nation Special: Razorback Redemption airs Friday, August 29 at 7PM. Click the video for a sneak peek at some of the players explaining the importance of teamwork.
FAYETTEVILLE -- A Holt Middle School employee is accused of dealing steroids around Northwest Arkansas. According to police, for the past 2 months, Detectives with the 4th Judicial District Drug Task Force have been investigating Nathan Otwell. With the help of informants, detectives said they purchased more than 265 grams of steroid from Otwell while wearing a listening/recording device. During
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Fayetteville Chamber of Commerce says business owners are concerned about how the city will enforce the new Civil Rights ordinance. In a letter to the mayor, they have asked for a committee to be created to oversee its implementation. The letter, which is signed by Chamber President Steve Clark, recommends the committee be made up of: Two
DROP IN DELINQUENCIES According to credit reporting agency Transunion the number of people with payments at least 90 days overdue fell to just over 1% this quarter. That's the lowest level in more than 7 years. Meanwhile, the average card debt per borrower rose slightly to $5,234. Financial experts say the rise in average balance and drop in delinquencies shows Americans
FAYETTEVILLE -- The Fayetteville Roots Festival kicks off Thursday morning. For four days, Downtown Fayetteville businesses will come together to promote the town's culture. The event centers around its music, as concerts are hosted at multiple stages across town. Some of the stages include George's Majestic Lounge, Kingfish, Fayetteville Farmer's Market and the Fayetteville Public Library. Organizers say the three
AROUND ARKANSAS-- The race for U.S. senate between incumbent democrat Mark Pryor and republican challenger Tom Cotton is getting more aggressive. The latest ads from Pryor, hitting Cotton hard over his voting record and talking Ebola. The latest TV ad in the race for Arkansas Senate is getting a lot of attention. Both candidates held press conferences on Wednesday to
KNWA/FOX 24 -- KNWA and Fox 24 (KFTA) are experiencing major technical issues with our signal that could affect your programming. We are having issues with our AT&T provider feed coming up from Little Rock. Our corporate engineers are working with them to resolve it. This issue is also affecting multiple Nexstar stations across the state. We apologize for the
Bentonville -- Northwest Arkansas Community College's Committee Studying Sanctioned Sports met for the first time Wednesday. The committee is studying the feasibility of creating Division III men's baseball and women's softball teams. "When you think of the University of Arkansas... you think about the Razorbacks," says Chairman Todd Schwartz. "When you think of NWACC, you don't think of the Eagles."
KNWA -- The Razorback Nation Special: Razorback Redemption airs Friday, August 29 at 7PM. Click the video for a sneak peek of defensive end Trey Flowers explaining why he chose to stay with the team.
SPRINGDALE -- The Arkansas Department of Emergency Management is hosting its annual conference at the Holiday Inn and Northwest Arkansas Convention Center in Springdale. State and local officials are traveling from all over Arkansas for training in emergency preparedness and homeland security. The conference is teaming up with the Arkansas Emergency Management Association to focus on the latest techniques to
AMERICAN AIRLINES GROUP SEVERS TIES WITH ORBITZ The nation's largest airline has cut ties with online booking site Orbitz. American airlines group says tickets sales on the site would stop immediately. An announcement blames a breakdown in contract talks for the decision to end their partnership. They were at odds over the portion of ticket sales that Orbitz would receive. American says previously purchased
LITTLE ROCK, AR - "Happens quick, and then they move on quickly," explains Captain Terry Hastings. It's a recurring problem for the Little Rock Police Department (LRPD), smash and grabs in parked cars. Thieves are targeting what's on the inside. Captain Hastings says, "Probably our biggest crime here in Little Rock right now is Auto B and E, people breaking