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Wednesday Feb 25 | via NWAonline
A judge ruled Wednesday that police officers can describe three children found in a Bella Vista home as looking like they had been in a Holocaust concentration camp. James Ogborn Jr., 39, is charged with false imprisonment in the first degree, a Class C felony, along with permitting abuse of a minor and endangering welfare of a minor in the first degree, both Class D felonies. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via KFMB-am
Cargo companies have gone straight to West Coast dockworkers with what they call their "last, best and final" offer in a contract crisis that has choked off billions of dollars in international trade. Negotiators for dockworkers and their employers are still trying to break their deadlock and reach a new contract that would restore labor peace - and the free flow of international trade - to West Coast seaports. Comment?
Thursday Feb 19 | via KATV Little Rock
Cargo companies have gone straight to West Coast dockworkers with what they call their "last, best and final" offer in a contract crisis that has choked off billions of dollars in international trade. California officials are expected to consider parole Thursday for a follower of cult leader Charles Manson who has spent 45 years in prison and been denied supervised release 17 times. Comment?
Thursday Feb 12 | via 5NEWSonline.com
The Bentonville Police Department arrested a man and woman in an auto theft case on Feb. 12, according to a news release. Police found a suspicious vehicle in the 4100 block of Southwest Flagstone Blvd. in Bentonville on Thursday at 3:25 a.m., the release states. Comment?
Friday Jan 30 | via NWAonline
NWA Democrat-Gazette/FLIP PUTTHOFF Benton County Sheriff's Office deputies bring Ali Matar, left, to jury selection Tuesday for his trial in Bentonville. A jury Friday found a former Bentonville School District employee guilty of rape and not guilty on two counts of sexual assault. Comment?
Jan 29, 2015 | via 5NEWSonline.com
BENTONVILLE - The jury recessed Thursday evening in the trial of a Bentonville Schools' employee accused of raping and sexually assaulting three young students. The jury started deliberating Ali Matar's rape and sexual assault case at around 2:30 p.m. after closing arguments from Benton County prosecutor Nathan Smith and defense attorney Justin Hurst. Comment?
Jan 29, 2015 | via NWAonline
Ali Matar Jr., a former Bentonville school employee, took the witness stand Thursday morning and denied ever sexually abusing three of his former students. Matar, 22, of Lowell is charged with rape, a Class Y felony, and two counts of sexual assault in the second degree, a Class B felony. Comment?
Jan 28, 2015 | via NWAonline
Matar, 22, of Lowell is charged with rape, a Class Y felony, and two counts of sexual assault in the second degree, a Class B felony. He is accused of sexually abusing three of his students. Comment?
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