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287 still missing after S. Korean ferry sinks

There were 46 lifeboats attached to the South Korean ferry that sank in frigid waters -- but only one lifeboat was deployed, CNN affiliate YTN reported Thursday. CNN has not been able to independently confirm the report. But if true, it will fuel the...

Published: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 09:39:38 GMT


Traffic News and Alerts for Northwest Arkansas and the River Valley 

Published: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 06:40:15 GMT

I-540 soon to become I-49

Interstate 540 will have a new name beginning next week.

Published: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:07:01 GMT

Strong to Severe Storms on Easter?

Chief Meteorologist Drew Michaels talks about storm chances for the Easter weekend, including a chance for strong to severe storms.

Published: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 03:01:58 GMT

South Korea ferry death toll increases to 9

At least nine people are dead after a ferry boat capsized in South Korea, officials said Thursday.

Published: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 02:50:17 GMT

Alleged KC shooter testified in Fort Smith sedition trial

40/29 News has uncovered documents tying an alleged Kansas City gunman to the Fort Smith area.

Published: Thu, 17 Apr 2014 01:10:39 GMT

Police investigating threat at Gravette High School

Bentonville  Police say a bomb dog and handler have been sent to investigate a threat at  Gravette High School

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 23:14:02 GMT

Lavaca High School evacuated after threat found

The superintendent said a janitor found a note written in pencil on a bathroom wall that said "blowing up the school on 2-28-14."

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 22:29:44 GMT

Police: Van Buren man embezzled $94K from church and Christian school

Van Buren police said John Richard Hays embezzled $94,000 from a local church and Christian school. He faces felony theft of property charges after he was arrested Thursday April 10 

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:18:02 GMT

Groundbreaking set for new museum

Amazeum is set to open next to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art in 2015. The interactive museum and learning center is for kids of all ages.

Published: Wed, 16 Apr 2014 11:49:44 GMT