Arkansas' newest Senator speaks about his first vote, the Keystone XL pipeline, imposing new sanctions on Iran, and the threat posed by the terror group ISIS.
NATIONAL NEWS-- Here are Friday's top-trending stories nationwide.
BENTONVILLE-- Nearly 95% of the time a child is abused they know the offender, often making it difficult to recognize something bad has happened.
FAYETTEVILLE -- The hospital is expanding its services and building a new addition.
BENTON COUNTY -- Next week, a section of Interstate 49 in Benton County will be reduced to one lane as crews work on the Highway 264 overpass
FAYETTEVILLE -- Bo's Blessings volunteers are helping recycle 8,000 wreaths that were placed on graves of fallen military service men and women over the holidays.
FORT SMITH -- US Marshals have arrested Terry Smith, a level four sex offender in Fort Smith.
BENTONVILLE -- The Bentonville Public School District has released a statement on the Ali Matar verdict Friday afternoon.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Happy Hollow Elementary School in Fayetteville will soon have a new teaching tool.
SPRINGDALE -- An update on a story you saw first here on KNWA news. All of the puppies rescued in a massive pitbull rescue from Springdale have been adopted.
FAYETTEVILLE -- A note sent to all University of Arkansas instructors and teaching assistants warns of increased flu activity on campus.
BENTONVILLE -- After deliberating for a little less than a day, a jury found Ali Matar, Jr. guilty on one count of rape and not guilty on two counts of sexual assault.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR -- Heart disease is the leading cause of death, globally, accounting for more than 17-million deaths per year, that's according to the American Heart Association.
There's been a rare sighting of a fox in Yosemite National Park, T-Swift has trademarked some phrases, and the Keystone Pipeline moves through the Senate. These are your Top Trenders for Friday, January 30, 2015.
MAGNOLIA, AR -- It's been four months since real estate agent Beverly Carter's murder. As the investigation played out, many Arkansans recognized the similarities between Carter's case and a decades old case in Magnolia.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR. --- 'Tangram' is a performance of dance and juggling all compiled into one act. Fox Morning Edge's Channing Barker tries her hand at the art of juggling, but it wasn't the easiest of tricks.
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NATIONAL NEWS -- Here are Thursday's top-trending stories.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR--Volunteers and advocates are hoping to bring homelessness in Northwest Arkansas, out of the shadows, by canvassing shelters and soup kitchens for the next 24 hours.
ROGERS -- Two nonprofits teamed up to host the summit at the Embassy Suites in Rogers.
FORT SMITH -- The U.S. Marshals Museum issued commemorative coins Thursday to honor the two hundred and twenty-fifth anniversary of U.S. Marshals service.
NORTHWEST ARKANSAS -- University of Arkansas researchers and volunteers will be counting and interviewing homeless people.
One cat crawled his way out of the grave, a female Ghostbusters is on the way, college savings plans are up in the air and there's a new discovery in space. These are your Top Trenders for Thursday, January 29, 2015.
(FOX 24 via NBC) Even though doctors still suggest getting the flu shot to protect yourself against the virus, you may also try reaching for something at the grocery store.
(CNN) Advertisers aren't the only ones spending big bucks for Super Bowl Sunday. Americans will spend more than $14 billion on their big game festivities.
(FOX) Get ready for some exceptional talent on Thursday night's new episode of American Idol.
JACKSONVILLE, AR -- While many of you begin to prepare taxes, scammers are brainstorming on new ways to profit off of your responsibility.
NATIONAL NEWS-- These are the stories making headlines across the country on Wednesday.
National Mentoring Month highlights value of BBBS of NWA.
An Arkansas legislative panel failed to advance legislation that would have ended the dual recognition of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and former Confederate general Robert E. Lee.
FAYETTEVILLE -- Three people were sentenced to a total of 32 years on drug trafficking charges, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.
BENTONVILLE, AR -- The world's largest retailer announced the elimination of around 50 positions at its home office in Bentonville Wednesday.
AROUND ARKANSAS -- We first told you about possible legislation that could allow guns on some Arkansas college campuses. The bill would allow full-time faculty and staff members with a concealed carry license to carry a gun on campus.
SPRINGDALE, AR -- A hiring event drew quite a crowd Wednesday and more jobs will be up for grabs in the coming weeks.
ROGERS -- The city hopes to bring more folks to the downtown district.
BENTONVILLE -- Before resting its case, the state called all three girls Matar is accused of assaulting to testify.
CONWAY, AR -- Conway police say two suspects robbed a 76-year-old man and one of them beat him on a walking trail.
KNWA/FOX 24 -- More than 42,000 people signed an online petition to remove the commercial from the big game in less than eight hours.
American Idol is making the last stop on its nationwide search for its newest idol and Idol-wannabes are scurrying to the Bay area.
Mormon's may be changing the way they feel about certain aspects of the LGBT group, Marshawn Lynch gives one answer during media days at the Super Bowl and that drone on the White House lawn may not be such a big deal after all.
The National Center for Missing & Exploited Children is teaming up with the KidSmartz program along with TV actress Tia Mowry to get kids equipped with the tools to stay safe.
AROUND THE WORLD -- On the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz, Holocaust survivors commemorate victims and share stories of survival and hopes for the future.
BENTONVILLE, AR -- Some local students took a trip to Capitol Hill with a click of a mouse.
BENTONVILLE-- It was a somber gathering of law enforcement agencies, city officials and residents from across Northwest Arkansas, as the Rogers Chief of Police, James Allen was laid to rest on Tuesday.
BENTONVILLE -- The state began its case by showing the jury pictures of the victims on their first day of kindergarten. Matar's defense attorneys told the jury there is no DNA evidence linking Matar to the sexual assaults.
ROGERS, AR -- Rogers City Council voted unanimously Tuesday night to pay $390,000 to City Attorney Ben Lipscomb to resign.
SPRINGDALE -- If you're looking for work, you may be in luck.
FAYETTEVILLE, AR - Mayor Lioneld Jordan has proclaimed February as the city's first official Black History Month.
ARKANSAS --- The 90th assembly starts back this week with a busy schedule. We check in with Speaker of the House, Jeremy Gillam, for a look at the week ahead.