5 people escape overnight house fire
amarillo.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 23:02:58 +0000
Amarillo Fire Department responded to a structure fire at 2:14 a.m. Wednesday at 1211 S. Arthur St. and upon arrival found a single-story home with heavy fire showing along the entire south side of the building.
AFD Capt. Larry Davis said firefighters tried to enter the house, but the fire was too severe, already extending to the attic and burning through the roof. For safety reasons, Davis said, firefighters took a defensive approach to fight the fire from outside.
Istanbul airport attackers seized on chaos to cause carnage
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:44:12 -0500
Judge faces deadline for decision on Indiana abortion law
oaoa.com / Thu, 30 Jun 2016 01:08:40 -0500
Lady Panthers pitcher looks to play big role in 2017
star-telegram.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:18:04 CDT
Sydney Kaai working on pitches, fielding this summer
Hopes to help team build on last season’s playoff berth
Could be poised for strong run after dropping to 5A… Click to Continue »
Research findings a factor in Texas abortion ruling
amarillo.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 21:02:30 +0000
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — The biggest court ruling affirming U.S. abortion rights in a generation scolded Texas lawmakers for a lack of facts and vindicated Republicans' wonky pest: A team of university researchers so prolific in their scrutiny of Texas women's health laws that a state health official lost his job for collaborating with them.
Winning numbers drawn in ‘Pick 3 Night’ game
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 22:13:11 -0500
Lady Chargers pair looking to repeat playoff trip
star-telegram.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:19:18 CDT
Maddie Kramber, Faith Thomas realize their leadership is needed
Joined by six other seniors to make for an experienced squad in 2017
Hope to forge farther than first round of playoffs in final year… Click to Continue »
Disinfectant used in sewage spill causes fish kill in Mary’s Creek
star-telegram.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 17:56:50 CDT
Sewer line collapse put 130,000 gallons of raw sewage in creek
Crews wanted to eliminate odor for residents complaining of eye and throat irritations
City reported the spill the same day to a state agency… Click to Continue »
Convicted murderer accused of killing homeless man with concrete pipe
star-telegram.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 15:52:41 CDT
Charles Johnson fatally shot a Fort Worth teen in 1991
He pled guilty and received 12 years in prison
He was arrested Tuesday, accused in another Fort Worth slaying… Click to Continue »
Health officials prepare for Zika, but local efforts tight
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:41:59 +0000
HOUSTON — The poorest parts of Houston remind Dr. Peter Hotez of some of the neighborhoods in Latin America hardest hit by Zika.
Broken window screens. Limited air conditioning. Trash piles that seem to re-appear even after they’re cleaned up.
On a hot, humid day this month, Hotez pointed at one pile that included old tires and a smashed-in television with water pooling inside. It was a textbook habitat for the mosquitoes that carry and transmit the Zika virus, and one example of the challenge facing public health officials.
Texas Tech scientist key figure in black hole discovery
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Jun 2016 00:41:21 +0000
A Texas Tech University physics professor’s attention to radio waves recently helped make the Milky Way galaxy a little less mysterious.
Texas Tech Department of Physics associate professor Tom Maccarone honed in on a source of radio waves thought to have originated in a distant galaxy. As it turns out, the waves were coming from a star system containing a low-mass star and a black hole about 7,200 light years away, well within the Milky Way galaxy Earth calls home.
Nelson senior’s role blows up this fall
star-telegram.com / Wed, 29 Jun 2016 16:18:53 CDT
Dani Baas goes from part-timer to full-time defensive specialist
Will navigate a punishing district while making college plans
Lady Bobcats plan to out-work state powers like Carroll… Click to Continue »
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