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News in Washington County, Arkansas

40-year-old killed when car hits tree
Sat, 25 Oct 2014 00:48:51 -0700

A man died in a single-vehicle crash in Washington County on Wednesday, Arkansas State Police reported.

Judge clears way for bias-law vote
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 01:20:09 -0700

FAYETTEVILLE -- Washington County Circuit Judge Mark Lindsay on Thursday dismissed a lawsuit seeking to block a special election on the city's Civil Rights Administration ordinance.

UPDATE: Possible Injuries in Train Derailment, Explosion
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 09:24:10 -0700

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - The Washington County Sheriff's Office and Fayetteville Police are working a possible train derailment and explosion. It happened in a remote area of Washington County near the community of Brentwood, just south of West Fork. According to emergency crews, there may be at least a dozen people injured. Medical workers are on the scene, as are officials with the Arkansas ...

Three issues: 2nd District congressional candidates on minimum wage, ISIS, immigration
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 03:59:28 -0700

WASHINGTON — In what is shaping up to be one of the state’s most closely contested races in Arkansas, Democrat Patrick Hays and Republican J. French Hill are seeking election to Congress representing the state’s 2nd District that encompasses Little Rock and the suburbs around Pulaski County.

Election 2014: 2nd District Candidates On Minimum Wage, ISIS, Immigration
Fri, 24 Oct 2014 16:32:45 -0700

WASHINGTON — In what is shaping up to be one of the state’s most closely contested races in Arkansas, Democrat Patrick Hays and Republican J. French Hill are seeking election to Congress representing the state’s 2nd District that encompasses Little Rock and the suburbs around Pulaski County.

Train Trips To Continue, As Crash’s Initial Investigation Wraps Up
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 14:34:41 -0700

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KFSM) – The Arkansas & Missouri Railroad company will continue its excursion train trips Thursday, a week after two trains collided near West Fork, injuring 44 people on-board. The announcement comes the same day federal safety investigators said they are wrapping up their preliminary investigation into the collision. The day-long passenger train trips […]

NEW INFO: Freight Train Collides With Passenger Train, Multiple Injuries
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:25:29 -0700

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - The Washington County Sheriff's Office and Fayetteville Police are working a train accident. It happened in a remote area of Washington County near the community of Brentwood, just south of West Fork. Washington County officials say it's a collision between a passenger train & a freight train. According to an employee with the county judge's office, the passenger train was ...

Report: Possible Injuries in Train Derailment, Explosion
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 08:57:33 -0700

NORTHWEST ARKANSAS - The Washington County Sheriff's Office says it's working a possible train derailment and explosion. It happened in a remote area near the community of Brentwood, which is south of West Fork in Washington County. According to emergency crews, there may be several people injured. Medical workers are en route to the scene, as are officials with the Arkansas Missouri Railroad ...

Freight Train Collides With Passenger Train, Multiple Injuries
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 13:47:22 -0700

UPDATE 3:24PM: Hospitals all over NWA have taken in patients from Thursdays train accident.  Washington Regional has treated a total of 14 people. Five patients are being treated in trauma care. At of 2:30 p.m. today, all patients related to this incident and treated at Washington Regional are listed in stable condition and are in various stages of treatment. Northwest Health System reports they ...

UPDATE: 44 Hurt, 5 Critical in NWArk Train Collision
Thu, 16 Oct 2014 10:38:26 -0700

ROGERS, Ark. -- The Washington County Sheriff's Office and Fayetteville Police are working a train accident. It happened in a remote area of Washington County near the community of Brentwood, just south of West Fork. Rogers Fire Department says it's a collision between a passenger train & a freight train. A County Judge office worker tells KNWA the Arkansas Missouri Railroad Fall Foliage train ...