Felony arrests for Tuesday, March 3, 2015
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 03 Mar 2015 02:00:00 -0600
Rogelio Abila-Valenzuela Jr., 22, of Midland was charged Saturday with driving while intoxicated, third offense.
Pair arrested after police find handgun
amarillo.com / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:00:32 +0000
Amarillo police arrested two men on weapons and other charges after officers found brass knuckles and a black handgun during an east Amarillo traffic stop early Monday.
Shortly before 1 a.m. Monday, Amarillo police stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation at Southeast Third Avenue and South Grand Street, police said Monday.
El Paso’s Paul Foster No. 1,250 on world billionaires’ list
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 2 Mar 2015 17:43:02 MST
El Paso businessman and philanthropist Paul Foster is the 1,250th-richest person in the world on Forbes magazine's latest ranking of the world's billionaires released Monday.
East Texas lake levels up with good rains in first two months
A spate of cold days and snow kept Longview’s temperature well below normal in February and on track with 30-year precipitation estimates.
Kilgore College, Kilgore ISD trustees meet to discuss Heights property, stadium
KILGORE — Kilgore College and Kilgore ISD leaders and trustees met Monday to discuss future partnerships between the institutions and the fate of one of the school district’s unused buildings.
Zone change for new sports training facility approved
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 21:20:00 -0600
The city’s Planning and Zoning Commission approved a new sports facility near ClayDesta that will include an indoor football field.
Texas homebuyers older, more likely to be married
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 15:54:00 -0600
Homebuyers in Texas are older, more likely to be married and make more money than the national averages, according to the March 2015 Texas Homebuyers and Sellers Report from the Texas Association of R
Texas Republicans want Medicaid flexibility, not expansion
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:29:00 -0600
AUSTIN — All 20 Texas Senate Republicans sent a letter Monday to President Barack Obama demanding more flexibility for their state to administer Medicaid — but also vowing that, without it, expanding
Kilgore settles on Selleck as next chief
The Kilgore City Council on Monday unanimously approved the appointment of Josh Selleck as the city’s new city manager.
Anthony, San Elizario school board elections set for May
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 2 Mar 2015 23:50:44 MST
Some of El Paso County's smaller school districts will have school board elections May 9, with most being uncontested races.
Supreme Court refuses appeal from Lubbock man on death row
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 18:42:00 -0600
HOUSTON — The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Lubbock man sent to Texas death row for the 1998 robbery and slaying of a 72-year-old retired preacher and maintenance worker.
Drug and alcohol use rates may correlate to violent crime
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 02 Mar 2015 20:45:00 -0600
With an increase of population comes an increase of drug and alcohol use, and as drug and alcohol use increases in the community, so goes violent crime, Palmer Drug Abuse Program’s Michele Savage told
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