The disease affects nerve cells in the brain and the spinal cord.
We wanted to help raise awareness, so Neile Jones accepted the challenge from Jen Bielema and made a few nominations of her own. Click here to learn more about ALS.
KNWA/Fox24 via NBC News -- A program called Infant Self Rescue teaches babies and toddlers what to do so they can actually save themselves if they end up in the water alone.
SPRINGFIELD, MO -- A 29 year old man is attempting to stop at non-profit organizations in every state in the country.
2013 law allows you to openly carry a firearm if you're on a "journey" across county lines. Sheriff says unless you're otherwise breaking law, you won't be arrested.
Biden had suffered known health problems dating back to 2010, when he experienced a stroke that did not affect his motor skills or speech.
BEAVER LAKE— The roar of thousands of gallons of water is bringing tourist from surrounding states to Beaver Lake’s floodgates. Open for the first time in four years.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Check out this drone video sent to us from a viewer.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The man accused of kidnapping and murdering real estate agent Beverly Carter was in court Monday morning.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- All children 18 and under can have lunch for free every weekday at Holt Middle School.
ROGERS, AR -- Over 20 members were deployed Monday to San Marcos, Texas. The group needs donations to help purchase items needed for recovery efforts.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS-- More than 4,000 Walmart Shareholders from 27 different countries across the world are taking over Northwest Arkansas. The week-long event will impact the area from local businesses to drivers sitting in traffic.
SPRINGDALE -- According to the police report, a 14-year-old girl says Anthony White has been sexually abusing her for about a year.
BENTON COUNTY -- Benton County investigators say they found 26 guns, meth, marijuana and three children inside a Rogers home.
SPRINGDALE, AR -- The family of Emily Nash has started a Go Fund Me page to raise money for funeral expenses.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Two Fayetteville officers receive awards from the Arkansas State Police - Highway Safety Office and the Criminal Justice Institute.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- The Educational Talent Search program at the University of Arkansas will send four students to the National Student Leadership Congress.
BENTONVILLE, AR -- If you're a fan of superheroes, The Walking Dead or Harry Potter, you'll want to come to Fandom Fridays.
ROGERS, AR -- Rogers Water Utilities has issued a boil order for residents east of the Highway 12 bridge over Beaver Lake.
NORTH LITTLE ROCK, AR - State officials say flooding in Arkansas is getting worse.
NEWPORT, AR (News release) -- Southwest Steel Processing, a manufacturer of railcar and oil and gas components, today announced it is expanding its facility in Newport, Arkansas.
WASHINGTON D.C. via NBC News -- The US Supreme Court today said the government cannot base a prosecution for sending an Internet threat solely on how the message was perceived.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Take a look, it's in a book... The Reading Roadshow!
WASHINGTON D.C. (via CNN) -- The U.S. government on Monday found itself with fewer tools to investigate terrorism -- at least temporarily -- after the Senate let provisions of the Patriot Act expire Sunday night.
BENTONVILLE --The Bentonville School Board taking action Monday on where their current employee policy stands. However, no answers yet on whether extra protected statuses for sexual orientation, gender identity, veterans and parental and marital status will also become a part of the districts employee policy.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Lane closures should end after this week as tree planting projects finish.
ELM SPRINGS -- NWA kids can get a hands-on chocolate making experience. And no, they don't need a golden ticket.
BEAVER LAKE-- Heavy rains soaked Northwest Arkansas throughout the month of May, forcing Beaver Lake officials to open the dam.
BENTONVILLE, AR--After quitting her corporate job paying $50,000 a year, one Northwest Arkansas woman is now making national news. She's finding finding financial success in her closet and her cellphone app called Poshmark.
BENTONVILLE, AR -- The Sheep Dog Impact Assistance program of Northwest Arkansas is heading to San Marcos,Texas.
SILOAM SPRINGS— The Arkansas black bear population is making a comeback and one Northwest Arkansas resident recently came nearly face to face with a big black bear.
LOWELL-- 1,000 golf balls fall from a flying helicopter Saturday, the first tee in Lowell is raising money for their cause.
As swimmers and boaters get ready to head out to the waterways this summer, emergency crews all across the region are preparing as well.
TONTITOWN, AR-- The parents of the famous Duggar family say they will answer questions about one of their children's molestation scandal in an interview on Fox News this week.
BENTONVILLE -- The storm did do some damage in Bentonville Friday where large trees were uprooted near the Bentonville square.
Mallory Brooks finds out more about Kris's next steps and his thoughts on American Idol coming to a close.
A heroic cop rescues a man from a burning car, a volcano erupts, and some playful baby bears.
Western hemisphere's tallest tower sits on site of 9/11 attacks.
Faced opposition, and scrutiny after indictments of high-level officials earlier in week.
Plans to make June 16th announcement, then travel to early primary state New Hampshire.
ROGERS, AR-- One Arkansas woman spent 7 years in foster care, saying instability often led her down a lonely and sometimes dangerous path.
KNWA/Fox 24 -- Former foster child, Cassie lived in 17 homes between the ages of 11 and 18. She says the instability led her down a lonely and sometimes dangerous path.
SILOAM SPRINGS, AR -- A Siloam Springs 4th grader wanted a new way for kids to raise money for charity, so she organized her own 5K.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- Lawmakers grill the director of DHS over the soaring cost of programs to verify eligibility for benefits.
Rogers, AR - If you'd like to grab a quick snack and support a great cause, Rogers is the place to be this weekend to support JDRF.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- State Police confirm a 16-year-old boy was killed when his truck ran off the roadway and hit a concrete pillar.
BELLA VISTA, AR--A Bella Vista barn roof, ripped off and found two miles away from a family's farm. The family and residents believe it was a brief tornado that caught them by surprise Thursday afternoon.
Friends of the Fayetteville Public Library is hosting a book sale just in time for your summer reading.
SPRINGDALE -- A Springdale student who placed third in the National Geographic Bee was honored Friday by Congressman Steve Womack.
KNWA/FOX 24 via CNN -- Here's how you can help people stranded in the floods of Texas and Oklahoma.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- A severe thunderstorm warning has been issued for Washington and Madison counties until 5:30 p.m.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- A Tornado Warning has been issued until 5:00 p.m. for Crawford County and Washington County.