This is Thursday's edition of -- The Pulse.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR--Drivers on the road were slipping and sliding on Thursday in Washington County as freezing rain and ice covered the streets.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- The University of Arkansas & Northwest Arkansas Community College will both be closed on Friday, December 6.
SPRINGDALE, AR -- Springdale Police say a portion of Highway 71 is now moving again after once being "impassable."
SILOAM SPRINGS, AR-- A routine traffic stop turned into a felony arrest for one Siloam Springs man.
SPRINGDALE, AR-- A printing and copy center in south Springdale was damaged in an afternoon fire Thursday.
LITTLE ROCK - With winter weather bearing down all over the state, Governor Mike Beebe declared a statewide disaster for Arkansas - activating a law that prevents price gouging.
(KNWA/FOX 24)-- The four largest local school districts have announced they will be closed Friday, Dec. 6 due to the weather.
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FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Police report they have recovered a child who was taken from an apartment Thursday morning.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- Southwestern Electric Power Company wants to remind people that downed power lines are a real threat when winter weather comes to town.
SPRINGDALE, AR-- A woman was hit by a truck while crossing the street on Thursday.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR-- As temperatures have fall and ice forms,the Fayetteville Utilities Department has these tips to prevent freeze-ups during cold weather.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR-- A Saturday session has been scheduled to make up for having to cancel Fayetteville classes Thursday.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Some snow and ice won't stop local artists from showcasing their wares at the Fayetteville Town Center on Saturday, December 7.
ARKANSAS-- Arkansas State Police worked at several accidents Thursday morning along the interstate
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Northwest Arkansas Community College is closed today.
Siloam Springs Schools will be closed Thursday due to severe weather.
Rogers Public Schools Closed Thursday.
Springdale Public Schools announced they will be closed today due to winter weather.
Fayetteville, Bentonville and Mountainburg schools have announced they are closed today due to severe winter weather.
WASHINGTON COUNTY, AR -- Emergency Management crews are bracing for bad weather.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR--With wintery weather moving in, many people are worried and stocking up on things like eggs, milk, and bread.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Central EMS is getting ready to respond, no matter what Mother Nature throws its way.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Washington County Judge Marilyn Edwards stopped by KNWA and talk about what The county has learned since the 2009 ice storm. Watch what she tells us about prep work for most recent winter storm headed to NWA.
FAYETTEVILLE-AR Communications Manager for Ozarks, Electric Penny Storms, stopped by KNWA to let viewers know what they need to be prepared for this week. Watch what she says will help speed the process if you call to report an outage.
CRAWFORD COUNTY, AR-- Four people, including two children, are dead just outside of Alma, in an apparent murder-suicide. Crawford county deputies say it started with a domestic dispute that turned deadly Tuesday afternoon.
The city of Fayetteville is planning to use new tools to clear roads if Winter weather hits.
Local schools are trying to stay one step ahead of the storm, as parents and students wait to see if classes will be canceled.
SILOAM SPRINGS, AR-- Siloam Springs reported problems with the phone and cell service in town Wednesday, but is assuring folks 911 is still working.
ARKANSAS-- Due to the winter weather advisories in place, The Arkansas Activities Association has postponed all scheduled games for December 6th and 7th, extending the 2013 football season one week.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS-- With winter weather headed for our area, local organizations are offering up lots of tips on how to be safe while keeping your family warm inside your home:
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CLARKSVILLE, AR -- The Johnson County Sheriff's Office is offering amnesty to anyone with a misdemeanor warrant from through December 31.
LITTLE ROCK, AR-- Back in 2009, Todd Mills had the billion dollar idea while eating a taco and watching a Doritos commercial - but he never saw a dime.
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ROGERS, AR-- With the holidays upon us, Rogers firefighters want you to keep safety in mind. The fire department posted a powerful video on its facebook page this week, courtesy of the National Fire Protection Association.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR-- The decision is in in Fayetteville. City Council members said 'yes' Tuesday night to a height ordinance along Dickson Street.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS--With winter weather on the way, warming centers are about to open up across our area.
INDEPENDENCE COUNTY, AR-- We're getting to know a Razorback fan who rivals even the most loyal hog supporter. Meet Canaan Sandy.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- One company explains why it's important to shop around for tree service, especially this time of year.
FOX 24-- Tuesday's FOX primetime line up will be preempted so FOX 24 can bring you the Razorback Basketball game.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Crews were out Tuesday checking vehicles and equipment ahead of Thursday's winter event.
AROUND ARKANSAS-- Whenever severe weather hits, there's a way for you to check on road conditions before getting behind the wheel.
State highway crews started pre-treating bridges and roadways Tuesday, while the Benton County Road Department spent the day moving equipment.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Investigators have determined the official cause of a weekend fire that destroyed a home and left one child with burns on half of her body.
ROGERS, AR-- Police have released the name of the officer who was hit by a car while directing Christmas Parade traffic.
LITTLE ROCK, AR-- The Lottery Commission took no action Monday during a regular meeting, but commission members indicated a desire to move forward with allowing debit cards for lottery sales.