Breaking News from Amity

Find the latest Amity News from the most up to date source on all headlines and breaking stories from around the world.

Shooting victim 'uncooperative,' police say

A Hot Springs man was reportedly shot in the foot and leg early Sunday near a local restaurant, and Hot Springs police have reportedly been unable to get much information about how it happened. Shortly before 2:30 a.m. Sunday, officers responded to IHOP, 3837 Central Ave., in reference to a report o

SENTINEL-RECORD - 2018-03-20 12:00:00

Human Remains Found in Garland County

GARLAND COUNTY, Ark. - Human remains have been found in a field east of Hot Springs. The Garland County Sheriff's Office says a city employee found the bones this past weekend. The remains have been sent to the State Crime Lab in Little Rock for identification. No other information has been released

KARK - 2018-03-20 22:01:35

Cold Case: Hot Springs PD need help finding woman's killer

The Hot Springs Police Department is asking for help from the public to solve a 5-year old cold case. Katie Lavender was just 20 years old when her life was taken away. Police tell KATV she was found dead inside of the apartment she shared with her boyfriend. While he hasn't been named a suspect, po

KATV - 2018-03-20 17:49:24

Police: Man Found Shot Behind Hot Springs IHOP

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - A local man is recovering after being shot early Sunday morning. The Hot Springs Police Department (HSPD) says Tavorrye Whitaker-Lemons, 21, suffered a gunshot wound to his foot and leg. Officers were called to the IHOP on Central Ave. around 2:30 a.m. and found the victim behind

KARK - 2018-03-19 16:06:39

Judge upholds conviction of man found guilty of crash that killed family of four

MALVERN, Ark. (KTHV) - A Texarkana man stood before a Hot Spring County judge hoping to get a negligent homicide conviction overturned. But Hot Spring Judge Chris Williams denied Benjamin Ledwell's appeal Monday. In January, 12 jurors found Ledwell guilty of killing a Bismarck family while driving.

THV11.COM - 2018-03-20 01:05:00

Man Dies in Motorcycle Accident in Arkadelphia

ARKADELPHIA, Ark. -- A man is dead after a motorcycle accident early Sunday morning. 28-year-old Stefone Buckley was killed in the wreck. It happened near the intersection of Highways 7 and 51 shortly before 3:00 a.m. According to a preliminary report from the Arkansas State Police, Buckley's motor


Oaklawn celebrates record-breaking attendance during historic weekend

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - For the first time, the Rebel Stakes at Oaklawn fell on the same day as the World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade in Downtown Hot Springs. The combination made for epic crowds and traffic, but that only added to the party. On Saturday, Oaklawn announced attendance of 3


Suspect Still Sought in 2013 Hot Springs Murder

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - Five years ago this week, 20-year-old Katie Lavender was murdered in Hot Springs. Her boyfriend found her body inside their apartment on Higdon Ferry Road. The Hot Springs Police Department (HSPD) needs help in cracking this cold case. All leads so far have turned up dry. "We nee

KARK - 2018-03-20 22:51:56

Miami pedestrian bridge collapses, killing four people, crushing cars

MIAMI - A newly installed 950-ton pedestrian bridge at Florida International University collapsed Thursday, crushing vehicles on a busy highway below and killing at least four people, officials said. First responders recovered at least four bodies from the scene, Miami-Dade County Fire Chief Dave Do


Local man arrested on felony warrants for alleged battery, false imprisonment

A Hot Springs man was arrested on felony warrants Tuesday for allegedly keeping his girlfriend and her two children in their house against their will last week, and striking one of the children. Adrian Devonte Howell, 44, who lists a Noles Street address, was taken into custody at around 2 p.m. Tues


Man formally sentenced to death for killing wife, daughter

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. - An Arkansas man has been formally sentenced to death after being convicted of killing his wife and daughter. The Sentinel-Record reports that 57-year-old Eric Reid was sentenced earlier this week in Garland County Circuit Court. Reid was convicted March 2 of two counts of capital


City of Hot Springs, Oaklawn brace for eventful weekend

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (KTHV) - Officials with the city of Hot Springs and Oaklawn Racing say they are prepared for the massive flood of fans heading to the Spa City Saturday, March 14, when the track holds the $900,000 Rebel Stakes about 90 minutes before the World's Shortest St. Patrick's Day Parade do


Benton County Deputy's vehicle hits child

BENTONVILLE - A boy was taken to the hospital Friday after being struck by Benton County deputy's vehicle. Bentonville Police Chief Jon Simpson issued a press release stating the boy was hit at 7:57 a.m. by the vehicle at Northeast Second and Northeast J streets. Initial reports indicate the deputy


Lake Greeson level slowly dropping, some campsites now open

After almost three weeks of flooding and constant use of quick-release valves on Narrow Dam, Lake Greeson's water level is finally receding, according to US Army Corps of Engineers. The Corps issued a report of campsite availability for Spring Break: - Kirby Landing East Loop is now OPEN. - Weston P