Juárez teen allegedly posed as 6th-grader to possibly recruit child porn victims
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:47:32 MST
A Juárez teen is facing child pornography charges in Tarrant County in a twisted case in which he allegedly posed as a 12-year-old boy to recruit victims for himself and his older lover.
DPS bust nets meth, cocaine, marijuana
amarillo.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:54:05 +0000
Texas Department of Public Safety troopers seized marijuana, cocaine and methamphetamine worth more than $330,000 in Hall County during an investigation this week, Trooper Daniel Hawthorne said in a news release.
DPS received information from Hall County Sheriff’s Office that led to the initial seizure of 14 grams of meth and 2.8 grams of cocaine.
On Wednesday, DPS troopers stopped a 2012 GMC pickup on U.S. Highway 287 south of Memphis based on information of criminal activity.
Suspect in Hurst child porn case turned over to federal prosecutors
Word of the day for Saturday, Nov. 2, 2014
amarillo.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:33:01 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
Definition: (adj) marked by compassion, sympathy, or consideration for humans or animals
Example: “Leadership is liberating people to do what is required of them in the most effective and humane way possible.”
— Max Depree
1 killed in wreck near Bushland
amarillo.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 03:48:00 +0000
One person was killed Friday night in a one-
The rollover occurred at 8:16 p.m. near 16900 W. County Road 34. Troopers have not identified the victim.
Local small businesses say no to holiday shopping trend
news-journal.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0600
As big box stores push the holiday shopping season further into Thanksgiving Day, many small business owners are taking the holidays off to spend time with their families, focusing instead on Small Bu
Student of the Week: Senior advises students enjoy high school
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Sat, 22 Nov 2014 04:00:00 -0600
Robert Jesse Andrews, a senior at Marshall High School, ranked 23rd in his class, has been selected as the Marshall High School student of the week.
Airman joins others in isolation at Fort Bliss after negative Ebola test
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:08:06 MST
An airman who was taken to the hospital on Tuesday after he felt ill and vomited on a flight arriving at Fort Bliss from an Ebola mission in West Africa has been released and has rejoined the rest of the crew at an isolation site.
Second Fort Worth man sentenced in 2011 robbery-slaying
Former UTEP athletic director Ben Collins, wife killed crossing Mesa Street (update)
elpasotimes.com / Fri, 21 Nov 2014 19:13:23 MST
The University of Texas at El Paso is grieving the deaths of former athletic director Ben Wesley Collins and his wife, Mary Gene, who were hit by a truck and killed Thursday while crossing North Mesa Street.
Sons’ long wait for justice in mother’s 1985 death ends as stepfather gets 40 years
Police probe 3 robberies
amarillo.com / Fri, 21 Nov 2014 22:40:34 +0000
Amarillo police said a series of Friday robberies might be connected.
About 1:50 a.m., a taxi driver went to pick up two men at 4320 Canyon Drive, police said. When the men got into the taxi, they pulled guns and held them to the female driver’s head while demanding money.
The pair took the woman’s keys, cellphone and cash before fleeing on foot, police said.
The driver could not describe the men to officers because of hooded sweatshirts pulled over their heads.
A second robbery was reported about 3:05 a.m. at Super 8 Motel, 2909 E. Interstate 40.
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