September 23, 2018

Victims identified in wreck

Hot Springs police on Thursday released the identities of two people who were killed Wednesday when their car was struck by a reportedly stolen vehicle in the 2100 block of Albert Pike.

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Teen gets prison term for 2 armed robberies

A local teenager who attacked and robbed a woman twice in one month last year and later attacked a deputy at the Garland County Detention Center was sentenced to prison Tuesday after pleading guilty to felony charges.

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Habitual offender sentenced to 8 years

A habitual offender with 17 prior felony convictions was sentenced to eight years in prison Tuesday after pleading guilty in Garland County Circuit Court to the theft of a pickup truck last year in Hot Springs Village.

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Parolee pleads not guilty; prosecution to seek death penalty

A parolee charged with capital murder in the death of Betty Slaughter, 80, of Hot Springs, whose burned body was found Aug. 25 in a Royal cemetery, pleaded not guilty Friday morning in Garland County District Court as prosecutors indicated they plan to seek the death penalty.

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