Investigators are still trying to determine what caused an apartment fire that displaced more than a dozen families. A fire broke out in Fort Smith. Crews said 16 apartments were destroyed and, of those, 12 were occupied. No one was injured in the fire and the Red Cross is now helping the displaced families with their immediate needs.

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High water on roads led to a crash that killed a Pocahontas man. According to a crash report by Arkansas State Police, Jeffery C. Richardson, 57, was driving his Ford pickup truck west on State Highway 226 in Jackson County Sunday night.
Investigators are still trying to determine what caused an apartment fire that displaced more than a dozen families. A fire broke out in Fort Smith. Crews said 16 apartments were destroyed and, of those, 12 were occupied. No one was injured in the fire and the Red Cross is now helping the displaced families with their immediate needs.
Two men are now facing charges as a late Arkansas officer's ashes were stolen earlier this month. Jonesboro police tell our content partner, KAIT, that 21-year-old Brandon Nelson and 22-year-old Brook Edwards were arrested on numerous charges, including criminal mischief, theft, abuse of a corpse and defacing a place of worship/cemetery/burial monument
Heavy damage in Osceola following a suspected tornado Saturday night
At least two people are dead as a strong storm system that included possible tornadoes pushed its way eastward through the central United States, leaving demolished homes, damaged vehicles and uprooted trees in its wake.
An apartment fire at the 8500 block of S. 28th Street and Grinnell Avenue leaves several families displaced. The fire happened Saturday (Feb. 24), around 6 p.m., at Southpoint Apartments and firefighters on scene said 16 apartments were destroyed. No one was injured.
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A was found dead in Clay County Arkansas by police on Thursday, Feb 22. Clay County Sheriff Terry Miller said shortly after 8 pm on Clay County 911 received a call regarding a possible shooting that occurred on LaSalle Street in Rector, Ar. Officers discovered a deceased male inside the residence. The victim was identified as Jeffery Baker, 40, of Rector, Ar.
Several residents have reported they’re being scammed, according to the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office. The residents told authorities that a man claiming to be Sgt. Mike Hardin with the sheriff’s office is calling and falsely informing them they have warrants out for their arrest because of failing to appear for jury duty, according to the sheriff’s office.
The Rogers Fire Department cleared the scene after a small electrical fire broke out at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade. It was a scare for shoppers who were wrapping up for the day.3 month ago
The Rogers Fire Department cleared the scene after a small electrical fire broke out at the Pinnacle Hills Promenade. It was a scare for shoppers who were wrapping up for the day.
Authorities say a juvenile is in custody after they received information about a possible school threat to Batesville School. The Independence County Sheriff's Department posted about the threat on their Facebook page.
Two men were arrested in Trumann Wednesday morning after police found drugs, guns and over $2,000 at their home. Officials in a joint task force in Poinsett County searched Michael Cordell McKay, 31, and Jessica Erby’s, 28, home.
A man is facing charges after the Sebastian County Sheriff’s Office seized 2.8 pounds of methamphetamine Tuesday (Feb. 20), according to Captain Philip Pevehouse. Zephyran Hayes, 39, is facing charges of trafficking a controlled substance, possession with intent to deliver a narcotic, possession with intent to deliver marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and maintaining a premise for narcotic sales.
Man arrested after standoff in Fayetteville
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Authorities say the bodies of two newborn babies who appear to be twins have been found in a suitcase along a road in northeast Arkansas. The Cross County sheriff’s office says the bodies were discovered Friday afternoon in a purple suitcase, which was on a ditch bank along a county road.
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Police say an Arkansas homeowner is claiming he acted in self-defense when he fatally shot a teenager inside his home. Authorities say the body of 18-year-old Demarco Murray was discovered Thursday afternoon inside a home in Conway, Arkansas, located about 33 miles northwest of Little Rock.
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Law enforcement officers are investigating a threat against schools in Arkansas County. Dewitt Police dispatch confirmed that police did receive a threat and it is an ongoing investigation. A dispatcher said the threat wasn't made against a specific school, but schools in the county
Weekend Vandalism at a Yell County high school stirred anxiety and increased security measures for Monday. Just after 10 p.m. Sunday night we learned from Danville Police 2 students were arrested in connection with the vandalism at the high school's football field house this weekend.
Fort Smith police confirmed they arrested a third suspect in connection with a deadly shooting from earlier in the week. Christopher Walker, 34, was arrested at the Garrison Avenue Pointe Market and Cafe on a warrant for felon in possession of a handgun
According to Benton County Sheriff's Office, 27-year-old Adam Flores was arrested after deputies responded to a manhunt in Benton County on Saturday afternoon. According to a Benton County Sheriff's Office press release, Sergeant Xiong conducted a traffic stop around 12:30 p.m. for a traffic violation. The driver, identified as Flores, pointed a firearm at the sergeant before fleeing in his vehicle. Flores fled into a field before getting out and fleeing on foot.4 month ago
According to Benton County Sheriff's Office, 27-year-old Adam Flores was arrested after deputies responded to a manhunt in Benton County on Saturday afternoon. According to a Benton County Sheriff's Office press release, Sergeant Xiong conducted a traffic stop around 12:30 p.m. for a traffic violation. The driver, identified as Flores, pointed a firearm at the sergeant before fleeing in his vehicle. Flores fled into a field before getting out and fleeing on foot.
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Authorities say the bodies of two newborn twins have been found in a suitcase along the side of road in northeast Arkansas. WREG reported deputies found the bodies Friday afternoon in on a ditch bank along a County Road 602 in Wynne. The bodies were in a purple suitcase.
Police are searching for a suspect who gunned down a man at a local hotel, according to police. Police say a man was shot and killed at the motel Thursday night (Feb. 15) after receiving a 911 call about a disturbance in the motel parking lot.
Fayetteville Police have arrested a student after a threat of shooting Fayetteville High School was made. On Thursday, February 15, Fayetteville High School's Resource Officer was contacted by a school official about a video posted on Snapchat. Families of students at the school also reported the video. Police investigated and made contact with the student and guardians.
Police are investigating after a person was fatally shot a Little Rock apartment complex Thursday night. Department spokesman Lt. Michael Ford said the killing occurred at Eagle Nest Apartments at 33 Falcon Court, just east of Colonel Miller Road on the city's southwest side. Ford said officers were called to the complex about 7:45 p.m.
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