No injuries in northeast Amarillo shed fire
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 00:56:10 +0000
The Amarillo Fire Department responded to a shed fire at 1819 Darden St. about 5:42 p.m. Wednesday. AFD said no one was injured and the fire’s cause is under investigation.
New student housing complex planned near Baylor
Dozers Tuesday were demolishing an aging apartment complex and a handful of old houses on Speight Avenue near the Baylor University campus, where a private group will build a multimillion-dollar student housing community that includes a seven-story parkin
Storms bring to mind lack of Hallsville warning system
news-journal.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 04:00:00 -0500
When Hallsville residents hunkered down Tuesday in the face of a storm that weather officials forewarned might produce tornadoes, some wondered why their town has no emergency warning system.
Waskom students credit parents with encouragement
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 04:00:00 -0500
Waskom High School valedictorian Dominick Phillips has known he was the No. 1-ranked student in the Class of 2013 since his seventh-grade year but even in all that time he was never really worried he
Two men sentenced in marijuana case
Two men were sentenced to prison Wednesday in connection with a case involving Border Patrol finding about 800 pounds of marijuana in a utility truck off Mines Road.
3 held for vandalism
Three teens were detained Tuesday for vandalizing the Lafayette Skate Park in April, police said.
County to wait for state on Medicaid expansion resolution
Crime Beat: Morning standoff ends without injury
timesrecordnews.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 08:20:00 -0000
An early morning standoff along U.S. 287 near Bowie on Sunday ended peacefully with a 31-year-old Wichita Falls man taken into custody for a mental health evaluation.
‘School marshals’ bill passes Texas Senate
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 03:33:46 +0000
The Texas Senate overwhelmingly approved legislation on Wednesday that would allow volunteer “school marshals” to become licensed law enforcement officers who would have access to firearms if armed attackers strike their campuses. House Bill 1009 will now move to Gov. Rick Perry, who has the option of signing it into law.
2013 phone book unveiled
The iconic white tower reaching towards the sky and Laredo’s latest championship team are iconic images by themselves, but this year, Uni-Trade Stadium and the Laredo Lemurs are gracing the covers of the 2013 Yellow Pages phone book.
DPS: Motorcyclist injured after head-on collision with tanker trailer
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 22 May 2013 21:42:00 -0500
A motorcyclist was transported to Midland Memorial Hospital with non-life-threatening injuries Wednesday after a head-on collision with a tanker in east Midland.
Bill would add protections for health care providers
amarillo.com / Thu, 23 May 2013 03:29:40 +0000
AUSTIN — A bill giving health care providers in emergency rooms the same protections first responders and medical personnel at hospitals and clinics receive is close to becoming law.
The Texas Senate this week unanimously approved House Bill 705, a measure that would make it a third-degree felony to assault or injure a health care provider in the emergency room. Under current law, such an offense is a Class A misdemeanor.
On May 9, the measure also unanimously passed in the House of Representatives.
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