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 2021-09-22 22:41 

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[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Fayetteville PD investigates overnight trail shooting...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Fayetteville Police Dept. is investigating an overnight shooting on the Greenway Trail, according to a Facebook post. A person shot from the trail into a home near Poplar St. a little before 8 p.m. on Tuesday, po...

 2021-09-22 22:03 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

City of Fayetteville lifts conservation request after water main break...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — The city of Fayetteville has lifted the water conservation request after a water main break on Monday, September 20. Fayetteville's water storage tanks have now refilled following the break. Full water service is...

 2021-09-22 21:37 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Springdale officer used excessive force in 2016 arrest, federal jury says...

SPRINGDALE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — A federal jury ruled to award punitive damages to a man stemming from a 2016 arrest in which the jury found a Springdale officer used excessive force. Officer Cody Ross, who now serves as a school resource officer in t...

 2021-09-22 20:47 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Burn ban issued in Crawford County...

CRAWFORD Co., Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Crawford County Judge Dennis Gilstrap issued a burn ban for the county effective immediately. Under a burn ban, open burning is against the law until the ban is terminated. "Judge Gilstrap stated that for the hea...

 2021-09-22 19:39 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Biden doubles US global donation of COVID-19 vaccine shots...

President Joe Biden announced Wednesday that the United States is doubling its purchase of Pfizer's COVID-19 shots to share with the world to 1 billion doses as he embraces the goal of vaccinating 70% of the global population within the next year. The...

 2021-09-22 16:58 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Prairie Grove Schools votes to make masks optional...

The Prairie Grove School Board voted to make wearing masks optional for the school district....

 2021-09-22 16:44 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

'This doctor has got guts': Ex-attorney from Arkansas sues Texas physician who purposely broke abortion law...

KXAN spoke with Oscar Stilley, a former attorney, on Tuesday, a day after he filed a lawsuit in Bexar County against the San Antonio doctor, setting up the first test of the mechanism behind Senate Bill 8, the new Texas abortion law....

 2021-09-22 16:40 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

North Little Rock police identify man killed in McDonald's shooting...

Authorities said one person is dead and another injured after a shooting at a McDonald's in North Little Rock....

 2021-09-22 16:37 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

LIVE: Dive team joins search for person of interest in Gabby Petito's death, Brian Laundrie...

Search crews are set to head back to the Carlton Reserve in Venice to look for Brian Laundrie. He is the only person of interest in the death of Gabby Petito....

 2021-09-22 16:31 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Mars Petcare announces additional $117 million investment in Fort Smith manufacturing facility...

FORT SMITH, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Mars Petcare announced Wednesday plans to expand its Fort Smith production facility and add more than 140 news jobs. The announcement comes after another $145 million investment in the facility announced in January. Th...

 2021-09-22 12:04 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Hundreds of bikers coming to town; 'Rally Off Exit 86' kicks off today & several biker events planned in NWA...

Listen up biker enthusiast, the 'Rally off exit 86' kicks off Wednesday. It's an annual tradition for people to make their way to Northwest Arkansas for bikers events and one of the big stops is at the Pig Trail Haley-Davidson in Rogers. The f...

 2021-09-22 03:14 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Non-profit organizations affected by COVID-19 apply for government funds...

There is money available for non-profits in Benton County that have been hurt by the pandemic....

 2021-09-22 02:56 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Arkansas Secretary of Health comments on Pfizer data regarding COVID-19 and children...

According to Pfizer's data, children develop coronavirus-fighting antibodies on a level equal to teenagers and young adults after a two-shot regimen....

 2021-09-22 02:38 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Arkansas Secretary of Health wants residents to get flu shot to avoid overwhelming hospitals...

It's not just the COVID-19 pandemic that has the state's top doctor worried about hospital capacity in Arkansas, but flu season....

 2021-09-22 02:26 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Community members discuss critical race theory at Fort Smith Senior Activity Center...

Community members join a panel discussion on critical race theory September 21....

 2021-09-22 02:11 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Students will not be required to have COVID-19 vaccine to attend school...

Gov. Asa Hutchinson says students will not be required to have a COVID-19 shot in order to attend school....

 2021-09-22 01:42 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Storms roll through Northwest Arkansas, cause damage in Siloam Springs...

Storms swept through Siloam Springs and Northwest Arkansas on September 20....

 2021-09-22 01:36 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Bentonville School District votes to adopt resolution that ties mask use to ACHI state data; students to remain wearing face coverings...

The Bentonville School Board voted 5-2 to adopt a resolution that ties mask use back to Arkansas Center for Health Improvement state data....

 2021-09-22 01:09 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Rogers School Board votes to make masks optional for seventh grade and up...

In a 4-1 vote, the Rogers School Board voted to make masks optional for seventh grade and up September 21....

 2021-09-22 00:43 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Workers, board members, supporters sign names at topping out ceremony for new Bentonville elementary school...

Elementary school No. 13 in the Bentonville School District is less than one year away from welcoming students for the first time....

 2021-09-22 00:42 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Tuesday, September 21 Evening Forecast...

Watch the video above for a look at your evening weather for Tuesday, September 21 from Chief Meteorologist Dan Skoff....

 2021-09-22 00:21 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Physics professor, students build COVID-19 filtration system...

A professor and a group of his students at the University of Arkansas have developed a do-it-yourself air filter that outperforms expensive filtration systems....

 2021-09-21 23:53 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Fayetteville refugee advocate, pastor criticizes Biden administration for mass expulsion of Haitian asylum seekers...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Haitian asylum seekers are being expelled in large numbers from Texas, and the Biden administration is being criticized by Republicans and Democrats alike. A local refugee advocate and pastor rebuked the administrati...

 2021-09-21 23:40 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Pig Trail Harley-Davidson gears up for Rally Off Exit 86...

Pig Trail Harley-Davidson, Rally Off Exit 86, motorcycle, Rogers, Eureka Springs,...

 2021-09-21 23:32 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

'They're the priority.' Arkansas father of twins with down syndrome hopeful after Pfizer announcement...

CONWAY, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — This week, Pfizer announced its vaccine is effective in the 5-11 age range. For some parents, this will be a life-changing development. One Conway father said getting his twin sons vaccinated will allow them to return to c...

 2021-09-21 23:25 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Sen. Boozman reacts to report on health care inspection at Fayetteville VA medical center...

Sen. John Boozman released a statement in response to the Department of Veterans Affairs Office of Inspector General's health care inspection at the Veterans Health Care System of the Ozarks in Fayetteville to assess improvements following pathology o...

 2021-09-21 23:23 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship practice ahead of tournament weekend...

Players hit the course to practice ahead of this weekend's Walmart Northwest Arkansas Championship Presented by Procter and Gamble....

 2021-09-21 22:30 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Two dead after shooting at Pocola apartment...

POCOLA, Okla. (KNWA/KFTA) — The Pocola Police Department and Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation are investigating after two were found dead at a Pocola apartment complex. LeFlore County dispatch received a 911 call shortly after 9 a.m. reporting...

 2021-09-21 22:09 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

LIVE: Body found in Wyoming confirmed to be Gabby Petito, death ruled homicide, FBI confirms...

Teton County Coroner Dr. Brent Blue initial determination for the manner of death is homicide. The cause of death remains pending final autopsy results....

 2021-09-21 21:12 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Arvest Skyline Report shows commercial real estate vacancy rate falls as new space absorbed...

Arvest Bank today released Skyline Reports on commercial real estate in Northwest Arkansas for the first half of 2021....

 2021-09-21 20:08 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Northwest Arkansas in top five rankings for best public, private schools in state...

Northwest Arkansas schools are at the top of a list in best public schools in the state while one private school in the area ranks in the top five best private schools....

 2021-09-21 19:09 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

'Love, Aunt Gabby': Brian Laundrie's sister shares images of postcards sent by Petito...

Brian Laundrie's sister says her children loved Gabby Petito....

 2021-09-21 19:01 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Coronavirus in Arkansas: 1,401 new cases, 17 additional deaths...

Gov. Asa Hutchinson announced 1,401 new COVID-19 cases and 17 additional deaths due to the virus in Arkansas during his weekly media briefing on Tuesday, September 21....

 2021-09-21 18:42 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

NWACC launching CDL truck driving program...

NorthWest Arkansas Community College (NWACC) is rolling out a new Commercial Driver's License (CDL) training and truck driving program this fall....

 2021-09-21 17:53 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Warren Thompson Placed on Scholarship at Arkansas...

Arkansas has awarded a scholarship to Warren Thompson....

 2021-09-21 17:37 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

TRAFFIC ALERT: Semi-truck seen hanging off U.S. 60/65 ramp; driver uninjured...

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- A semi-truck has been seen partially hanging off a ramp at the U.S. 60 to 65 interchange. According to the MoDOT travelers map, an accident was reported on the ramp at 10:02 a.m. According to the Springfield Police Department, the semi w...

 2021-09-21 17:21 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Gabby Petito autopsy: Coroner expected to examine remains found in Wyoming...

An autopsy is set to begin Tuesday on the body found in Wyoming over the weekend that is believed to be Gabby Petito....

 2021-09-21 17:19 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Down syndrome issue at center of Missouri abortion law case...

A federal appeals court is deciding the fate of a Missouri law that puts sweeping restrictions on abortions, and a focal point of oral arguments on Tuesday was a provision prohibiting abortions based solely on a Down syndrome diagnosis....

 2021-09-21 17:06 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Gov. Hutchinson to hold COVID-19 update as active cases continue to decline, hospitalizations remain steady...

LITTLE ROCK, Ark Governor Asa Hutchinson is set to give an update Tuesday on the COVID-19 response in Arkansas as active cases in the state continue to trend down and hospitalizations remain steady across the state. In a report Monday, the Arkansas Depart...

 2021-09-21 15:36 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Jory Worthen pleads guilty to murder of Camden woman, 4-year-old son; will serve life sentence...

The man who Camden police say killed a mother and 4-year-old before skipping town and going into hiding will spend the rest of his life in prison....

 2021-09-21 14:49 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Oklahoma man sentenced for illegally performing surgery...

POTEAU, Okla. (AP) — An Oklahoma man has been sentenced to more than a dozen years behind bars after he pleaded no contest in a case in which he was accused of illegally performing a surgery at a cabin in the woods. The Oklahoman reports that 54-yea...

 2021-09-21 14:45 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

LIVE: Police searching for Gabby Petito's fianc Brian Laundrie in Carlton Reserve...

The search for 23-year-old Brian Laundrie is back on in a massive Sarasota County nature reserve Tuesday as investigators continue their work trying to piece together what happened to Gabby Petito....

 2021-09-21 14:09 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Emma the giraffe gives birth after an unexpected high-risk pregnancy...

SPRINGFIELD, Mo.- The Dickerson Park Zoo announced Tuesday morning that Emma the giraffe gave birth during the early morning hours. Emma's pregnancy came as a surprise for many zoo staff. Crews discovered she was pregnant when she was already 13 to 14...

 2021-09-21 13:54 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Fayetteville residents asked to conserve water until repairs complete...

Residents, as well as customers in communities that receive Fayetteville water, are asked to temporarily restrict water usage to drinking, cooking, and personal hygiene....

 2021-09-21 13:53 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

KNWA Today/FOX24 Kiss a Pig Gala Preview...

BENTONVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — This year's Kiss a Pig Gala will take place on Oct. 2 at 6:00 P.M. at the Peel Museum & Botanical Garden. The event is sold out but volunteers are still needed. You can find more information on the event as well a...

 2021-09-21 13:21 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

'It's hard to look at him:' Hunter Brittain's family talks after deputy charged in teen's death appears in court...

Fired Lonoke County Sheriff's Sergeant Michael Davis appeared in court for the first time Monday after spending the weekend in jail....

 2021-09-21 13:02 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Authorities search preserve for Gabby Petito's boyfriend...

Police in North Port, Florida, said Tuesday morning that investigators have returned to the Carlton Reserve to look for Brian Laundrie, 23....

 2021-09-21 11:45 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Tuesday, September 21 Morning Forecast...

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (KNWA/KFTA) — Watch the video above for a look at your morning forecast for Tuesday, September 21, from Meteorologist Rick Katzfey....

 2021-09-21 11:24 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

J&J: Booster dose of its COVID shot prompts strong response...

LONDON (AP) — Johnson & Johnson released data showing that a booster dose to its one-shot coronavirus vaccine provides a strong immune response months after people receive a first dose. J&J said in statement Tuesday that it ran two early studies in ...

 2021-09-21 03:23 

KFTA

[ Northwest Arkansas ]

Prayer vigil held for Bella Vista officer battling COVID-19...

Friends and family of a Bella Vista police officer held a vigil tonight praying for healing....

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