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In response to the protests after the brutal beating of Tyre Nichols, Governor Sanders made the decision to authorize the Arkansas National Guard to help officers.

So far, limited information is available on the fourth mass shooting in California this month.

Saturday marks the 37th anniversary of the Challenger tragedy. NASA remembered the crew and other fallen astronauts this week in its Day of Remembrance.

Update: According to the crash report, while driving southbound, a Chevrolet Malibu struck the rear of a GMC Sierra, causing it to overturn and eject both the passenger and the driver.

Nichols' mother writes that the money will go to help cover the family's mental-health services, among other things.

She said a gas station attendant refused to fill up her car, telling her "I don't serve Black people."

Which team will be next to hoist the Lombardi trophy at the 2023 Super Bowl?

Police Director Cerelyn “CJ” Davis said she listened to Nichols' relatives, community leaders and uninvolved officers in making the decision.

Springdale schools just reached a major milestone on its YouTube — 10 million views. Sponsored by @ForwARdArkansas 


JUST IN: Arkansas Football player Myles Slusher's lawyer says the arrest was an "overreaction to a minor offense." You can watch the full body cam video obtained by 5NEWS here.

The nurses at Mercy in Fort Smith are working hard to bring some happiness during these ever-changing times! Thank you to ALL of the health care providers who make sure we are all taken care of. ♥

Fall is looking good in Arkansas. 🍂 📸: Jeff Rose

WATCH: 2 barges hit Lock and Dam 16 in Webbers Falls and sink.

JD Notae makes Arkansas history becoming the first Razorback to be named an AP All-American since Bobby Portis!

Auburn reportedly offered Hunter Yurachek $2 million to fill its vacant athletic director position.

Campus Free Speech Restoration Act is a bill that protects the First Amendment rights of students at public universities from unconstitutional speech codes.