SPRINGDALE, AR. --- After an op-ed that was sent to local papers was published, it gave local synagogue reason to worry. The letter, signed by Milt Frantz from Elkins says in part: "They poor-boy and whine that they've been persecuted and mistreated throughout history, so we help them move to the Middle East where they can murder Arab civilians and
Fayetteville, AR - A local man who crossed the Boston Marathon finish line just seconds before the blasts says the anniversary of the attack is bringing back his memories of that day. Joe Fennel witnessed both explosions, and the chaos that followed, he says he tries not to think about the bombing, but one year later he can't help but
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SPRINGDALE -- One local synagogue says they've enlisted the help of Springdale Police Department to provide security at Tuesday night's Passover celebration. In a letter to the Congregation Etz Chaim members, President Michelle Malashock explained the reasons for the stepped up safety precautions: "In light of Sunday's tragedy in Kansas City and the recent publication of an anti-Semitic letter in
SPRINGDALE -- Each year hospitals and emergency services throughout the region participate in a major disaster drill, and Northwest Medical Center was right in the mix. It starts with a call, and emergency crews jump into action. Each year the drill comes with a different scenario. Tuesday morning, a tornado touched down outside the hospital, causing damage and casualties. EMT's
FAYETTEVILLE -- Fayetteville police are responding to two two-car accidents on Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd and Futrall Dr. Police say they received reports of one accident, then shortly after calls came in about a second wreck. Fayetteville police say, at least one person has requested medical attention on the scene.
SILOAM SPRINGS, AR-- Siloam Springs is preparing for disaster with a real-life training drill. Early Tuesday morning, first responders raced to treat 20 'patients' from Siloam Springs High School, all suffering injuries from a mock tornado that slammed the city. And even though the event was fake, the threat is real. That's something the city says is important to know.
SPRINGDALE, AR--U.S. Senate candidate Tom Cotton stopped off in Springdale Tuesday afternoon, the same day his challenger, incumbent Democratic Senator Mark Pryor was in Fayetteville. Cotton talked taxes and the Senate race at the Republican Party of Arkansas' NWA headquarters. "April 15th is a day many Arkansans dread. More of their money goes from their pockets to Washington, D.C. to
FAYETTEVILLE, AR-- KNWA is your local election headquarters and Democratic Senator Mark Pryor was in Northwest Arkansas on Tuesday. We were at the Fayettevile Senior Center where Pryor discussed the impact last week's budget votes will have on Medicare. Pryor also picked up a key endorsement Tuesday in his hotly contested race for re-election. The National Committee to Preserve Social
LITTLE ROCK, AR-- Runners from around the Natural State are returning to Boston for the 2014 marathon on Monday, April 21st. Cortney Allison is one Arkansan who was in Boston in 2013 and had just crossed the finish line when the bombs exploded. She's going back next week to run again and make a statement. In the training process, you've
KNWA is your local election headquarters and Democratic Senator Mark Pryor was in Northwest Arkansas on Tuesday.
In light of the tragedy in Kansas on Sunday at a Jewish Community Center and an anti-Semitic letter open editorial to NWA papers, a local synagogue stepped up security for a Passover celebration.
Joe Fennel crossed the finish line seconds before the blasts, and says the anniversary of the attack is bringing back his memories of that day.
A new Sprint programs aims to keep little ones safe.