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Rogers man sentenced to 40 years in prison

Subscriber onlyA Rogers man was sentenced to 40 years in prison after pleading guilty to possessing child pornography. Continue reading...

Holly's ex-wife denies police pressure

Subscriber onlyAmanda Hines-Britner denied police used her to pressure her former husband into talking with them about the murder of 6-year-old Jersey Bridgeman. Continue reading...

Plunging for Special Olympics

More than 325 people and many of them in costumes took a plunge Saturday in Beaver Lake. Continue reading...

$100,000 bond for couple charged in son's death

Bond was set at $100,000 each for a Siloam Springs husband and wife arrested in connection with their 6-month-old son’s death. Continue reading...

Siloam Springs couple accused of manslaughter involving baby's death

A Siloam Springs couple was arrested Tuesday in connection with manslaughter charges that involve the death of their 6-month-old baby. Continue reading...

Man gets 35 years for raping girl

Jury acquits ex-school worker of 2 counts of sexual assault

Subscriber onlyA former Bentonville school worker showed no emotion Friday as he was sentenced to 35 years in prison in the rape of a 5-year-old girl last year. Continue reading...

Matar guilty of rape, not guilty of sexual assault

Sentenced to 35 years

A jury Friday found a former Bentonville School District employee guilty of rape and not guilty on two counts of sexual assault. Continue reading...

Former Bentonville school employee takes stand, says abuse confession was false

Ali Matar Jr., a former Bentonville school employee, took the witness stand Thursday morning and denied ever sexually abusing three of his former students. Continue reading...

Jurors hear interrogation in rape trial of former Bentonville school employee

Jurors spent Wednesday morning watching Ali Matar Jr.’s interview with a police detective. Continue reading...

Bentonville jury trial for Matar under way

BENTONVILLE -- A woman testified her daughter said "Mr. Ollie" had tickled her in her private area. Continue reading...

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Scott Stober pleaded guilty Monday to stealing from Benton County while he worked there as an admini...

Scott Stober pleaded guilty Monday to stealing from Benton County while he worked there as an administrator.

Published: July 21, 2014

Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning  by a sheriff's deputy to a pa...

Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning by a sheriff's deputy to a patrol car after a hearing in hi...

Published: January 18, 2014

Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning  by a sheriff's deputy to a pa...

Perry Dennis Davis Jr., 50, of Bentonville is escorted Friday morning by a sheriff's deputy to a patrol car after a hearing in hi...

Published: January 17, 2014

Paul Martinez, a Benton County sheriff's deputy, escorts Perry Davis to a patrol car following a hea...

Paul Martinez, a Benton County sheriff's deputy, escorts Perry Davis to a patrol car following a hearing in Davis' murder case.

Published: November 1, 2013

Firefighters at the scene of a July 24th fire at 11888 Malone Road.  The abandoned house was destroy...

Firefighters at the scene of a July 24th fire at 11888 Malone Road. The abandoned house was destroyed, but other firefighters nea...

Published: September 15, 2013

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