Mountain Home, Ark. man faces charges for harassing CNN

MOUNTAIN HOME, Ark. -- A Baxter County, Ark. man is accused of making terroristic threats to CNN reporters in Atlanta.

Benjamin Matthews, 39, faces a five counts of making a terroristic threat.

Investigators say the threats against the CNN staff happened between October 31st and November 2nd. The content of these calls ranged from general harassment, threat of bodily injury, and calls threatening the life of a CNN journalist. More than 40 such calls had been received by CNN from the same person.

An additional investigation found Matthews had made other recent phone calls to another television network, as well as to various public officials and organizations.

A judge set bond at $15,000.

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