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LUMBERTON, N.C. (CBSNews) — Six months after the bodies of three women were found in different places in Lumberton, North Carolina, police in the town are looking for a 20-year-old who has been missing for a month. CBS affiliate WNCN reports that police say Abby Patterson was last seen on Sept. 5 getting into a brown Buick near East Ninth Street. Capt. Terry Parker of the Lumberton Police told CBS News’ Crimesider that investigators do not think that Patterson’s d…
10.07 / 17:43
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ATLANTA (CNN) — A Mississippi man is expected to go on trial Monday (Oct. 9) in the 2014 burning death of 19-year-old Jessica Chambers. Quinton Tellis, 29, faces a capital murder charge in her slaying. The Courtland teen’s mysterious death has haunted the small town of 500 in northwest Mississippi for nearly three years. Chambers left her mother’s house in pajama pants on December 6, 2014, reportedly to clean her car. She never returned. When police found her later that…
10.07 / 17:43
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ATLANTA (CNN) — Hurricane Nate sprinted Saturday(Oct. 7) morning toward a likely landfall overnight southeast of New Orleans, with slashing winds and heavy rain predicted from Louisiana to the Florida Panhandle. Packing winds of 85 mph and moving at 22 mph, the Category 1 hurricane was 245 miles from the mouth of the Mississippi River at 8 a.m. ET, the National Hurricane Center said in its latest advisory. “Nate is a little stronger over the central Gulf of Mexico,” the…
10.07 / 17:43
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A vehicle struck pedestrians near London’s Natural History Museum on Saturday (Oct. 7), injuring a number of people, police said. One man was detained by police following the incident, the Metropolitan Police Department said in a statement. He has not been formally arrested. BBC News reports at least one person was taken away in an ambulance. The Natural History Museum said there was “a serious incident” outside the building. A witness told BBC News that there were &#…
10.07 / 17:43
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WASHINGTON (CNN) — The National Rifle Association announced Thursday that it supports a review of bump fire stocks to see if they are in accordance with federal law. The group’s support comes following the mass shooting that took place in Las Vegas earlier in the week and amid calls to ban the devices, which allow semi-automatic weapons to simulate automatic weapon fire. The NRA is typically the nation’s most prominent lobbyist group against stricter gun regulations. “The …
10.07 / 05:59
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BENTONVILLE (KFSM)– As First Friday’s begin to wind down for the year, some who come as often as they can said this year seems to have the biggest crowds. Andrea Placzek comes to as many of the events as she can with her two boys. She said they just like to come, have some food and listen to some music. “You know I feel like there are a lot more people here,” Placzek said. “There are a lot more diverse […
10.07 / 05:59
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ATLANTA (CNN) — A young Chicago woman whose body was found in a hotel’s walk-in freezer last month died accidentally, a coroner has ruled. Kenneka Jenkins’ cause of death was hypothermia and “cold exposure in a walk-in freezer” as well as “ethanol and topiramate intoxication,” the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office said. Topiramate is prescribed for a range of conditions, but is most commonly used to treat epilepsy and migraines. Jenkins,…
10.07 / 05:59
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FORT SMITH (KFSM)- The biggest contributor to helping fight food insecurity in our area is now getting a gift of its own; a new food pantry. “It’s something Fort Smith has always needed and never had,” Ken Kupchick, consultant for Antioch for Youth and Family said. 18,000 people in our area are in need of food and the Antioch has been helping combat that for many years now. A new pantry is in the works to continue the fight and…
10.07 / 05:59
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BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — Northwest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) students are angry at what administrators are calling a misunderstanding. This, after it became known that nursing students who have Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) immigrant status can’t get board certified for nursing. Students all over the country—including Arkansas — learned they may not be eligible to get their nursing license if they are a recipient of DACA. Rumors were circulating on s…
10.07 / 05:59
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Many people who shop at the Walmart Neighborhood Market are upset the store is set to close in…
10.07 / 03:54
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After the Las Vegas shooting, people in Cabot have said they want to be prepared for such an…
10.07 / 03:54
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Crystal Certain borrowed the concept of the Little Free Pantry and opened a food pantry in her classroom closet this school y…
10.07 / 01:11
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As people get ready to celebrate those who beat cancer, and remember those they’ve lost during breast cancer awareness month, THV11 spoke with one survivor who embraces life while inspiring oth…
10.07 / 01:11
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A Little Rock man pleaded guilty to a charge of attempted enticement of a minor to engage in sex acts. The charge carries a sentence of at least ten years in prison and a $250,000…
10.07 / 01:11
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By Hunter Brown Tech’s new band director, Dan Belongia, will bring his experience and family to Russellville to start his position June 1. Many of Tech’s qualities persuaded Belongia to choose this position. “Tech has a national reputation for its historic band program and department of music,” Belongia said. “Also, the River Valley is so … Continue reading Belongia named new band director →…
10.07 / 01:08
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SALLISAW (KFSM) –Security cameras at the Sequoyah County Sheriff’s Department and the courthouse in Sallisaw were recording when a car collided with a moped across the street. It happened at the intersection of Creek and Oak Streets on Thursday (Oct. 5.). Video shows 69-year-old Jerry Ball on his white moped as he proceeds through the intersection. Before he is able to make a left turn, a white vehicle hits Ball’s moped from behind. The moped is seen sliding across the…
10.07 / 00:48
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BENTONVILLE (KFSM) — A Bentonville police officer was chosen as Benton County Officer of the Year for his efforts in arresting two armed robbery suspect earlier this summer. Cpl. Ken Trimberger received his award Tuesday (Oct. 3) from Attorney General Leslie Rutledge in North Little Rock. On June 11, Trimberger was investigating an armed robbery at the Dollar General on South Walton Boulveard when he linked the robbery suspects to a previous robbery at the Dollar General in Rogers.…
10.07 / 00:48
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The Faulkner County Sheriff’s Office arrested a man on Wednesday afternoon for internet stalking of a c…
10.06 / 17:47
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According to a statement from Walmart home office, the Walmart Neighborhood Market on Cantrell will be closing on November…
10.06 / 17:47
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The Hot Springs Police Department is investigating a shooting that left one woman…
10.06 / 17:47
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