LINCOLN -- According to police, a nine year old girl and a 15-year old girl say 22 year old Damian Kelley pulled them into a ditch and bound them with duct tape.
The Arkansas Department of Correction opened fifty prison beds Monday as part of a plan to open 600 statewide to relieve jail overcrowding.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- More families in danger in Springfield means the region's largest domestic violence shelter is turning away hundreds of people.
Amazing sand sculptures; National Guard troops authorized to deploy at the border; and the investigation into last week's plane crash in Eastern Ukraine continues. It's time for the Pulse!
EUREKA SPRINGS, AR-- The cycling community is mourning the unexpected death of a Little Rock woman who died after an accident at a Eureka Springs cycling race.
((KNWA/CNN))-- Texas Governor Rick Perry is ordering 1,000 National Guard troops to the U.S. border with Mexico to deal with the surge of unaccompanied minors.
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BENTONVILLE, AR-- Police are investigating a body found in a home on the 3300 block of Elm Manor Avenue in Bentonville.
FARMINGTON - Investigators say a white man wearing all black tried to rob the Green Oak gas station armed with a shotgun early Sunday.
VAN BUREN -- Starting Monday, the city is tightening security around the Van Buren Municipal Complex.
In Monday's Ask The Expert, Kent Rylee answers your automotive questions.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- Each year, with the onset of summer and increased temperatures energy efficiency Arkansas launches its Tighten Up, campaign, an initiative dedicated to educating and encouraging Arkansans to be more energy efficient during the warmest months of the year.
The CDC is reporting a man in Florida has the first locally acquired case of Chikungunya, John Kerry is traveling to Egypt and a Hollywood legend has died. These are your top trenders for July 21, 2014.
The Pulse: July 20, 2014
AROUND ARKANSAS-- The immigration crisis on the border has spurred debate around the country, and around the natural state, including right here in Northwest Arkansas.
BEAVER LAKE, AR-- Surfing on Beaver Lake?
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The crisis on the nation's border hits hard in the Natural State, at a tense rally in front of the Mexican Consulate in Little Rock Friday.
LITTLE ROCK, AR -- The Mexican Consulate in Little Rock expects more protests in the coming days over the ongoing illegal immigration crisis on the nation's borders, but says extra security won't be necessary.
SPRINGFIELD, MO. -- Recent Food and Drug Administration (FDA) lab tests revealed pathogenic bacteria in certain tattoo supplies. And one Ozarks tattoo parlor owner says this incident points to a major problem in the industry.
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It's the hallmark cheer all Razorback fans know and love, and now it's trademarked.
SPRINGFIELD, MO-- The price of your airline ticket may be on the rise.
FORT SMITH - Fort Smith animal control officers and Sebastian County Humane Society workers were in the process of removing around 200 cats from a home Friday.
BENTON COUNTY - Jeremy Jarvis pleaded guilty this week to robbing a Regions Bank last December.
CENTERTON -- "I know everyone is angry about this but the owners do deserve their day in court," Edwards wrote, "I am just as angry as many of you but at the end of the day our city officials did their jobs and I am proud of them it all is up to the judge and legal system."
BENTONVILLE, AR -- A part of Battlefield Blvd. in Bentonville is closed until Saturday, July 19, as crews work on the road.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS-- Folks are filling buses with school supplies to help kids in Northwest Arkansas and you can help.
FORT SMITH -- A campaign focused on getting people into new jobs is on track to surpass its goal.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - Owen will perform at the Walmart AMP on September 11th along with the Eli Young Band and The Cadillac Three.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR. --- Did you know July is national ice cream month? You can celebrate by simply eating some of that sweet treat by a local creamery.
Ukrainian officials say all people on board a Malaysian Airlines jet are dead, a legendary actress has died and the VMA nominations are out. These are your top trenders for Friday, July 19th, 2014.
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FAYETTEVILLE, AR-- Rain or shine, several people were out Thursday to help clean up the waterways at the Walker Park Pavilion in Fayetteville.
One European country wants you to come by for a visit; a broadway legend and "30 Rock" favorite dies; and many questions tonight after a Malaysian Airlines plane crashes in Eastern Ukraine.
Could more have been done to prevent the immense amount of damage and loss of life the April 27 tornado caused so many?
It was not the birth story they expected.
((KNWA/NBC))-- Parents, be prepared to spend more on back to school shopping this year.
FAYETTEVILLE - The High Intensity Activated CrossWalK, or HAWK, is the first one of its kind in Arkansas and it works a bit differently than traditional signals.
FAYETTEVILLE - Bryan Hoffman, 19, was arrested after Fayetteville police say he used Facebook to send life-threatening messages and pictures to someone.
SPRINGDALE - Firefighters say they have responded to four or five grass and hay bale fires in the last few weeks, all on the east side of town.
FOX 24 -- Suspicious fires around NWA, a man arrested for making threats on Facebook and a little piggy shows up somewhere unexpected.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS-- Community Blood Center of the Ozarks held their largest blood drive of the summer on Thursday.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Here is a quick Throwback Thursday photo from the City of Fayetteville's Facebook page.
FORT SMITH -- A device made to look like a homemade bomb was discovered in near a discount store parking lot early Wednesday morning.
WASHINGTON, D.C. -- Senate republicans voted Wednesday to strike down a democratic sponsored bill that would have reversed the Supreme Court's recent decision allowing some for-profit companies to deny health insurance coverage of birth control for religious reasons.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- The American Red Cross is looking for donors to help beef up its blood supply.
STONE COUNTY, AR – A Stone County escapee is now back behind bars.
A father's request creates a frenzy on Reddit after he asks for help in remembering his daughter's life, a BMW recall and the people behind the movie "Ted" are being sued. These are your top trenders for July 17, 2014.
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NORTHWEST ARKANSAS-- Back-to-school time is just around the corner and the United Way of Northwest Arkansas is turning to the community to help students in need of supplies.