Congressional hopefuls take on two incumbents
timesrecordnews.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 03:56:00 -0000
Primary challengers have come out of the woodwork in hopes of toppling Republican lawmakers serving North Texas in Congress.
MPD: Teen texted, had sex with 13-year-old girl
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:19:00 -0600
A Midland man was arrested Thursday for allegedly having sex with a 13-year-old girl, according to court documents.
Old Fort Worth neighborhood, divided by Interstate 35, renewed piece by piece
Marshall murder suspect captured in Mexico after nearly 2 years
Nearly two years after a Marshall two-year-old died at a hospital, her suspected killer was apprehended in Mexico, officials announced Tuesday.
Texas woman admits to sending ricin to Obama
ReporterNews.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 02:41:00 -0000
A Texas woman and former actress pleaded guilty Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg, under a deal that her attorney has said would cap prison time at 18 years.
Primary candidates file for nominations
myplainview.com / Tue, 10 Dec 2013 22:13:00 -0600
It seems some local political duels will be jumping off in the Republican primaries this upcoming election season, as the deadline for candidate filing wrapped up Monday.
Police: Woman hides meth inside body
A Gladewater woman was held Tuesday in the Gregg County Jail on bonds totaling $70,000, after jail staff discovered she was hiding methamphetamine inside a body cavity, Assistant Kilgore Police Chief
Today in history for Wednesday, Dec. 11, 2013
amarillo.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 04:34:59 +0000
■ On Dec. 11, 1972, Apollo 17’s lunar module landed on the moon with astronauts Eugene Cernan and Harrison Schmitt aboard; during three extravehicular activities (EVAs), they became the last two men to date to step onto the lunar surface.
■ In 1792, France’s King Louis XVI went before the Convention to face charges of treason. (Louis was convicted, and executed the following month.)
■ In 1816, Indiana became the 19th state.
■ In 1912, movie producer Carlo Ponti was born in Magenta, Italy.
Several injured in 6-vehicle pileup
amarillo.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 00:43:47 +0000
Amarillo police said several people were injured and taken to a local hospital after a six-vehicle pileup at the Ross-Osage exit on eastbound Interstate 40.
Sgt. Jeff Hooten said he didn’t know how many people were injured, but he said none of them sustained injuries that appeared to be life-threatening.
Hooten about 6:09 p.m. a red pickup and silver Ford Mustang had stopped on the exit ramp after an initial wreck involving three cars.
A red Ford Mustang was unable to stop behind the pickup and silver Mustang, causing all three cars to join the pileup, he said.
Eyes on Arlington: Arlington Woman’s Club to host holiday home tour Sunday
Tree of Angels participants remember crime victims
HENDERSON — Julie Anna Sanders was a Christmas baby and her mother, Margaret Sanders, had a chance to remember her at a Tree of Angels ceremony this Christmas.
AG candidate tells group he’s running to ‘protect’ state
marshallnewsmessenger.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 04:00:00 -0600
State Senator Ken Paxton, Republican candidate for Attorney General, said during a campaign stop in Marshall Tuesday that he is running to protect Texas from what he considers an assault of the federa
Death notices, 12/11
GoSanAngelo.com / Wed, 11 Dec 2013 04:17:00 -0000
The following notices have been submitted for publication in the Wednesday edition of the San Angelo Standard-Times.
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