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WEB EXTRA: Looking Back at the Top Stories in October

These were the most viewed stories last month.


Fayetteville Schools Athletic Director Arrested
BENTON COUNTY, AR-- Barry Gebhart, 50, director of athletics for Fayetteville Public Schools was arrested by Benton County deputies Tuesday night on a charge of internet stalking of a child.

Rare Parasitic Infection Diagnosed in Arkansas Family
MALVERN, AR-- A doctor at Mercy Hospital in Hot Springs was able to diagnose this as something called "Myiasis." According to the CDC, it's a "rare paricitic infection typically acquired when traveling to tropical areas in Africa and South America," not Arkansas.

Deputies: Mother Beaten, Stripped, Kidnapped...and Escapes
BATESVILLE, AR-- An Arkansas woman's story of survival is making headlines after a series of events that led deputies to her accused kidnapper. Deputies say it all started with an ATV accident and ended with a kidnapping, a car theft, and another crash.

Northwest Health Systems Doctor Arrested for Embezzlement
BENTONVILLE, AR--  On October 23, the Bentonville Police Department began an investigation after they said they received a complaint from administrators of the Northwest Health System. The complaint claimed Dr. Ruben Tejada was handling his financial responsibilities inappropriately.

Flesh Eating Drug Arrives in US
(CNN) -- A flesh-eating drug that turns people into zombie-like creatures seems to have made its way to the United States. This extremely addictive injectable opioid is called krokodil (pronounced like crocodile) or desomorphine. It's so named in part because users report black or green scaly skin as a side effect.

Police Search for Missing 5-Year-Old
CENTRAL CITY, AR-- Officials confirmed 5-year Quinn Whitsitt who went missing Thursday was later found in New Mexico with his mom.  The Amber Alert was canceled after the two were located.

One Year Later: Remembering Matt Turner
Last October, evening anchor Matt Turner died after a car accident, leaving behind his wife Julee and daughter Preslee. He spent nine years here reporting the news and sports. Fox's Brad Reed and KNWA's Neile Jones took time to reflect on the impact Matt still has on Northwest Arkansas and shared a few memories.

Bielema Uncut after Loss to Alabama
The full post game interview with Coach Bielema following the Hogs brutal 52-0 loss to #1 ranked Alabama.

15-Year-Old Victim in Deadly Shooting
WASHINGTON COUNTY, AR -- A 15-year-old boy became the victim of a deadly shooting Tuesday evening. Washington. County deputies tell us they responded to an accidental shooting call on Bethlehem Road, west of West Fork and north of Devil's Den State Park at around 4:00.

Officer: Jehovah's Witnesses Shooting Suspect Seemed 'Apologetic'
CENTERTON, AR-- The three began to leave Mr. Baldwin's property, that's when they tell police they looked in the rear-view mirror and saw Mr. Baldwin standing, pointing and shooting in their direction.


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