MC approves budget, proposes tax rate
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:19:00 -0500
Midland College’s board of trustees approved the college’s budget for the upcoming year at its meeting Tuesday afternoon.
Officials are investigating death of State Supported Living Center resident in El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:39:49 MDT
A resident of the State Supported Living Center in El Paso died Sunday, and an investigation into the death has begun, officials said Tuesday.
N.M. man pleads guilty in murder-for-hire plot
amarillo.com / Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:40:05 +0000
A Portales, N.M., man pleaded guilty to a federal murder-for-hire charge after authorities said he hired an undercover Amarillo police officer to kill his wife.
According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office in Albuquerque, N.M., Cody Guss, 37, pleaded guilty without a plea agreement in response to an indictment of using a telephone in interstate commerce to commission a murder-for-hire.
Texas Gov. Rick Perry booked on two felony counts
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:44:08 MDT
AUSTIN — Gov. Rick Perry was unbowed Tuesday as he appeared at Travis County's Blackwell Thurman Detention Center to be booked on two felony charges that he misused his office last year in an attempt to get Travis County District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg to quit.
2 arrested after leading APD on chase
amarillo.com / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:29:07 +0000
Two people are in custody after a Sunday chase in southwest Amarillo police said endangered the lives of two children.
Taylor Jajuan Meander, 23, was arrested and charged with endangering two children and evading arrest or detention. Meander was also wanted on eight traffic warrants.
Estlyn Shakil Reed, 21, was arrested for Potter County warrants on a criminal mischief charge and a probation violation stemming from an aggravated assault with a deadly weapon conviction.
Perry booked on abuse of power charges
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 16:31:00 -0500
Texas Gov. Rick Perry's office said the Republican will turn himself in to authorities early Tuesday evening to be booked on two felony counts of abuse of power.
MISD votes to wait on calling bond election
The Marshall ISD Board of Trustees took no action on Monday on calling for a bond election in November.
Police chief sworn in
MPD: Man urinates off balcony, exposes himself to children
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:47:00 -0500
A Midland man was arrested Monday for urinating off his balcony and exposing himself to several children, according to court documents.
MISD Police Chief outlines to board licensing process for new force
Marshall ISD Police Chief Chad Wilhelm outlined the ongoing process of creating the district’s first police department during Monday’s regular August meeting of the MISD Board of Trustees.
‘Candy lady’ still critical after hit by truck in Downtown El Paso
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 22:41:03 MDT
A woman hit by a pickup while crossing a street in Downtown El Paso on Saturday remained in critical condition Tuesday afternoon at University Medical Center of El Paso, police and hospital officials said.
Editorial: School districts continue unopposed trend
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 19 Aug 2014 23:00:00 -0500
We read that 10 members of the boards for Midland ISD, Greenwood ISD and Midland College all will hold on to their respective seats because none drew an opponent for the upcoming November election.
Police respond to home invasion call
amarillo.com / Wed, 20 Aug 2014 01:10:33 +0000
Police were sent to a house in response to a possible home invasion Tuesday afternoon.
About 2:05 p.m. Tuesday, Amarillo dispatchers called all available units to an address on the 7000 block of Fulham Drive where a 17-year-old had returned home to find a burglar in his house.
Theteen yelled at the intruder, police said, and the would-be burglar hurried away.
No one was injured during the incident, and nothing was stolen from the home, police said.
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