El Paso police introduce new patrol vehicles
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 00:02:12 MST
El Pasoans used to seeing white-and-blue city police cars on the streets will have to start watching out for black, white and gold patrol cars instead.
Waskom walks for Newgate
Sting tries to help his ailing Broadway musical
NEW YORK — Sting is hoping his star power can plug up a leaky ship.
Livestock on 2 Nebraska farms quarantined
LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — Livestock have been quarantined on two Nebraska farms following diagnoses of a disease that can hamper an animal’s ability to eat and drink, state officials said Monday.
Grand jury doesn’t indict Ferguson cop in shooting
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 21:51:06 MST
FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) - A grand jury declined Monday to indict white police officer Darren Wilson in the death of Michael Brown, the unarmed, black 18-year-old whose fatal shooting sparked weeks of sometimes-violent protests and inflamed deep racial tensions between many African-Americans and police.
Pentagon chief Hagel steps down under pressure
WASHINGTON — Under pressure from President Barack Obama, Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel submitted his resignation Monday amid White House concerns about his effectiveness and broader criticism from out
Obama appeals for calm after Ferguson decision
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 24 Nov 2014 22:06:44 MST
WASHINGTON (AP) - President Barack Obama appealed for calm and understanding in Ferguson on Monday after a grand jury decided not to indict in the death of Michael Brown, pleading with both residents
Harleton students collect 2,000 food items
Harleton ISD students participated in a Thanksgiving food drive recently.
Christmas open house scheduled in Jonesville
The annual Christmas Open House at T.C. Lindsey & Company, the historic old country general store in Jonesville is set for Saturday, Dec. 13.
Baby gorilla dies at Como Zoo in Minnesota
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A Minnesota zoo says a baby gorilla has died just days after being born.
ETBU students have fun at color run
Students and faculty alike participated in November in Centennial Hall’s newest tradition, the East Texas Baptist University 2K in Color fun walk/run Nov. 6. The event was set to promote healthy exerc
Christmas spirit fuels school’s Empty Stocking contest
amarillo.com / Tue, 25 Nov 2014 04:12:00 +0000
For one Amarillo elementary school, collecting spare change to bring hope to the community has become a holiday tradition.
Each year the students at Lee Elementary School, 119 N.E. 15th Ave., gather their pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters for Amarillo Globe-News’ annual Empty Stocking Fund.
The Empty Stocking Fund, a 501(c)(3) organization, was created in 1972 to provide financial assistance to residents in the community. Since then, about $3 million has been given.
For more than 12 years, Lee Elementary School has been a contributor.
Man shot in face, back with pellet; Fort Worth police investigating
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