KNWA via NBC News -- Would you know what to do amid devastating floods such as the ones this week? Wednesday on NBC's TODAY , Jeff Rossen participated in a live demonstration of water rescue techniques near Hickory, North Carolina, with the help of rescue instructor Vic Misenheimer and the Rescue Instructors Group of Salisbury, North Carolina, as well as
BENTONVILLE, AR-- Jersey Bridgeman's family is getting closure, after her killer, Zachary Holly was sentenced to death on Wednesday. A memorial was held that afternoon to help the family move on. Dozens of friends, family and community members gathered at a graveside service at the Bentonville Cemetery on Wednesday, two and a half years since Jersey's death. Many wore purple,
GOSHEN-- In his lifetime, Omer Guinn has seen some drastic changes in the town of Goshen. "Oh it's changed a lot, a whole lot. We've got traffic up and down this road here, used to have 20-30 cars a day and now it's that many in an hour." Guinn said. In fact, new data from the U.S Census Bureau says
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- If you're looking for some free, family-friendly activities this summer, hit up the Gulley Park Concert Series. There will be six concerts, all taking place on Thursday nights at 7:00 p.m. Thursday, May 28, is a special event called "Bark in the Park," where Fayetteville Animal Services will be providing special treats to all furry friends in
BENTON COUNTY -- Get your tennis shoes ready! The Relay For Life of Benton County starts Friday night. The free and family-friendly event will be held at the Mercy Family YMCA in Rogers from 6:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m. Donations from the relay benefit the American Cancer Society. Before a dinner at 7:00 p.m., there will be a survivor lap,
LEFLORE COUNTY, OK -- The National Weather Service (NWS) has come out with a damage survey for the Memorial Day tornado in LeFlore County. It has deemed the tornado as EF-2. According to the NWS report , an EF-2 tornado has 111-135 mph winds. The tornado in LeFlore county had peak winds of 110-120 mph, traveled 15.5 miles and tore
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- If you plan on going out to Dickson this weekend, you may want to be aware of some road closures. A portion of W. Dickson Street between N. West Avenue and N. Gregg Avenue will be closed from 7:00 a.m. Saturday, May 30th through 9:00 p.m. Sunday, May 31st for the replacement of railroad crossing panels. All
LITTLE ROCK, AR - The Pulaski County Sheriff's office says an arrest warrant has been issued for former boxing champion Jermain Taylor after he allegedly attacked a man at Oasis Renewal Center in Little Rock. According to the sheriff the warrant was issued Thursday morning Taylor is suspected of 2nd degree battery. So far, he is not in police custody.
KNWA via NBC News -- Male motorists are twice as likely to be killed behind the wheel as women, according to National Highway Traffic Safety Administration data. In the recent report, federal researchers focused on crash data from 2012, a year in which 33,541 Americans were killed on the nation's roadways. That breaks down to 23,808 men and 9,733 women.
LITTLE ROCK, AR ( Arkansas Times ) - In unsigned orders today, the Arkansas Supreme Court said it would not hear another round of oral arguments in the appeal of Judge Chris Piazza's decision invalidating the state bans on same-sex marriage. Attorney General Leslie Rutledge had asked for a new round of arguments. That was denied without comment in an
KNWA/ Fox 24 via CNN -- Millions of people have been impacted by historic flooding across Arkansas, central Texas and Oklahoma. The floods have left behind a path of destruction and we have more on just how expensive a flood recovery can be. Big floods like these can make you wonder just how protected you are in the case of
KNWA/Fox 24 via CNN -- A federal judge has ordered the State Department to start releasing Hillary Clinton's private server e-mails. Wednesday's ruling comes one day after the Justice Department asked to schedule the release of the e-mails. The release would involve around 30,000 e-mails that Clinton provided to the State Department. The judge ruled the first e-mails should be
KNWA via NBC -- If you're counting, we're now 529 days away from voting for the next president. It's still early, we've got more than a year to go, but the campaign trail is heating up, especially in battleground states. If you're Hillary Clinton, and you lost South Carolina last time, here's the strategy; hit the local bakery and slam republicans
FAYETTEVILLE -- Fayetteville residents had the opportunity to take a little stroll through the garden Saturday. In all 9 gardens were open for business across the city as part of the Omni Center's 10th Annual Peace Gardens Tour. Fayetteville Mayor Lioneld Jordan said the garden walks promote happiness in the community. "We believe it's about community, building community. And we
WASHINGTON COUNTY --- In June, voters will decide whether the West Fork Rural Fire Association will collect dues on the county property tax forms. Concerned residents are worried Washington County may be repeatedly breaking the law. KNWA News launched our own investigation into how Washington County moves your duese into volunteer fire departments. Antone Blansett is looking for a new
AROUND ARKANSAS -- The most popular baby names in the Natural State have been announced! According to the Social Security Administration, the top five boys and girls names for 2014 in Arkansas are: Boys: 1) Mason 2) William 3) Noah 4) Elijah 5) James Girls: 1) Emma 2) Olivia 3) Ava 4) Harper 5) Isabella When looking at the entire