5 arrested in robbery of Juárez-bound bus where woman was raped
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 4 Mar 2015 21:58:35 MST
Five people have been arrested on suspicion of highway robbery of a bus headed to Juárez last weekend.
New sports training facility could open in 2016
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:55:00 -0600
A new athletic training facility likely will join the ranks of Midland's gyms before the middle of 2016.
Campaign raises awareness about missing women, girls in Juárez
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 4 Mar 2015 23:28:17 MST
JUÁREZ >> Even though they did not know each other, teenagers Mónica Janeth Alanís, Lilia Alejandra García, Brenda Berenice Castillo and Esmeralda Castillo Rincón faced the same fate — they were found dead after being reported missing.
UMC agrees to return to mediation with Children’s Hospital
elpasotimes.com / Thu, 5 Mar 2015 00:08:27 MST
University Medical Center of El Paso's Board of Managers on Wednesday unanimously agreed to resume mediation with El Paso Children's Hospital officials in an effort to resolve the financial dispute between the hospitals.
Senate fails to override Obama’s veto of pipeline bill
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 04 Mar 2015 13:47:00 -0600
WASHINGTON — The Republican-controlled Senate has failed to override President Barack Obama's veto of a bill approving the Keystone XL oil pipeline.
March 15 is sales closing date for noninsurable crops
myplainview.com / Wed, 04 Mar 2015 15:59:00 -0600
Jerry Thurman, executive director for the USDA Farm Service Agency in Hale County, reminds producers who want to purchase coverage through the Noninsured Crop Disaster Assistance Program (NAP) to do s
Questions emerge over Hillary Clinton’s private email use
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:38:00 -0600
WASHINGTON — Republicans are signaling that questions about Hillary Rodham Clinton's use of a private email account while she was secretary of state will follow her into her widely anticipated preside
Florida grocer ousts H-E-B as top-ranked supermarket chain
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 04 Mar 2015 17:41:00 -0600
Another day, another ranking of supermarket chains.
In Midland, little support for potential armor piercing bullet ban
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 04 Mar 2015 22:58:00 -0600
Recent debate concerning a potential regulation against the commercial sale of certain kinds of ammunition has sparked ire nationwide among gun enthusiasts. The regulation would ban what is known as "
A season like no other
amarillo.com / Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:49:47 +0000
John Haynes was on a respirator for five days in November after his second brain surgery in two days. The first removed a large tumor and the second removed a resulting life-threatening blood clot.
It was the Saturday after Thanksgiving, and his wife, Shell, was told ominously by doctors if her husband’s condition did not improve by Monday, they “would have some decisions to make.”
That day, daughter Reagan, a senior point guard on the Gruver basketball team, walked into the room of the surgical intensive care unit of Baptist St. Anthony’s Hospital.
County awards detective for work in home invasion case
amarillo.com / Thu, 05 Mar 2015 00:42:24 +0000
An Amarillo police detective received the 2014 Randall County Above and Beyond Award on Wednesday morning for his work in helping solve a 3-year-old home invasion robbery case.
Randall County Criminal District Attorney James Farren presented Detective Anthony Merryman with the award at Amarillo police headquarters before a Randall County grand jury met to determine whether to indict four more people in the home invasion case.
Ohio teacher jailed for showing high school class film with graphic sex, violence
elpasotimes.com / Wed, 4 Mar 2015 18:58:10 MST
COLUMBUS, OHIO >> A former substitute teacher convicted of showing a movie including graphic sex and violence to a high school class was sentenced on Wednesday to 90 days in jail.
Word of the Day for Thursday, March 5, 2015
amarillo.com / Wed, 04 Mar 2015 20:52:34 +0000
WORD OF THE DAY
■ ven ər āt
Definition: (v) to feel or show deep respect for someone or something that is considered great or holy
Example: “There are people who venerate Hemingway who have never read Hemingway.”
— Michael Reynolds
Rio Grande Valley