Police ID victim
The man who was shot and killed Saturday by Laredo police has been identified as Jose Walter Garza.
Two receive recognitions
Two Laredoans were recently recognized at an event in Austin for their efforts to support the needs of veterans and their families.
Reminiscing on Labor Day
On this day, the national holiday of Labor Day, many take advantage of the long weekend to visit friends and relatives who have settled elsewhere within driving distance.
Police officer leads El Paso musicians reviving traditional big-band sound
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 20:27:04 MDT
Javier Sambrano leads a double life as a police officer with a passion for playing music — not just any music, but big-band dance music.
Storm swirls around Guard
LMTonline.com / Tue, 2 Sep 2014 01:52:57 -0500
After media reports in the Rio Grande Valley suggested that some National Guard troops dispatched by Gov. Rick Perry to the border hadn’t received their checks and were unable to pay for basic necessities, Democrats saw an opening.
Calendar for Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2014
amarillo.com / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:16:31 +0000
All Things Dead Tour: 6 p.m. Features Abolishment of Flesh, Beyond Creation, King Parrot, Origin and Your Chance To Die. The Wreck Room, 6007 E. Amarillo Blvd. Cover $10 in advance $15 at the door.
Live music: 6:30 p.m. The Big Texan Steak Ranch Beer Garden, 7701 E. Interstate 40. No cover. 806-372-6000.
Yvonne Perea: 6:30 p.m. Fire Slice Pizzeria, 7306 S.W. 34th Ave. No cover. 806-331-2232.
Early voting includes weekend option
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Early voting for the Nov. 4 General Election will include Saturday and Sunday, this time around, as a result of a petition submitted by Harrison County voters.
Groups vie for $262K in arts funds
news-journal.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The number of nonprofit groups asking for hotel tax money divvied out by a Longview board as well as the total amount requested increased this year compared with 2013.
DPS trooper denied immunity in fatal shooting lawsuit
amarillo.com / Tue, 02 Sep 2014 03:18:43 +0000
The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has denied a former Texas Department of Public Safety trooper’s claims of qualified immunity from a civil lawsuit in the fatal 2010 shooting of a speeding fugitive on Interstate 27, a ruling that could send the case back to Amarillo’s U.S. District Court.
Marley horse makes individual finals in France
myplainview.com / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 14:59:00 -0500
Out of the top 80-plus horses in the world, a Plainview gelding made the top-21 as Dun Git A Nicadual qualified for the finals in the individual reining event at the 2014 FEI World Equestrian Games Sa
Send us your El Paso Chihuahuas photos
elpasotimes.com / Mon, 1 Sep 2014 14:04:54 MDT
The El Paso Chihuahuas play their last game of the season on Monday. We want to see your favorite photos from the season.
Lawmakers: Islamic State groups wants to hit US
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 01 Sep 2014 22:06:00 -0500
WASHINGTON — Cities in the United States and Western Europe are being eyed as Islamic State militants' future targets and President Barack Obama needs to take action, U.S. lawmakers say. Without offe
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