By nearly any measure, sunny South Florida is tops in fraud
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 03:48:27 -0500
MIAMI (AP) — Psssst — Need a phony ID? A fraudulent tax refund? Insurance money from a sham car crash? Florida may have just what you're looking for.
Clint ISD employees to get raises
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:02:02 MDT
Clint Independent School District employees should see their pay increase this year.
Application for Third shooting range withdrawn
tdtnews.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 04:30:00 -0500
The developer of a proposed indoor shooting range withdrew his application at Tuesday night’s meeting of the Belton City Council. Property owner Chad McLean withdrew the proposal after council members expressed concerns about the range’s intrusion into an already approved subdivision.
Human fetal tissue long used for variety of medical studies
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:00:51 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Controversy over Planned Parenthood's supplying fetal tissue for research has focused attention on a little-discussed aspect of science.
Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth ready to be a normal couple
wacotrib.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:23:44 -0500
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that they're finally engaged, Kaitlyn Bristowe and Shawn Booth are ready to go on their first real-world date.
Yankees use 11-run inning in 21-5 comeback win at Texas
wacotrib.com / Wed, 29 Jul 2015 00:04:15 -0500
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi figures he will never see another game like this one, especially after trailing 5-0 in the first inning.
Dozens of brilliant bronze works on display at Getty Museum
wacotrib.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 17:15:14 -0500
LOS ANGELES (AP) — It's almost as if the dozens of exquisitely detailed, often perfectly intact bronze sculptures on display at the J. Paul Getty Museum disappeared into an ancient witness-protection
Honor Flight schedules its third D.C. flight for veterans
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:17:00 -0500
The Permian Basin Honor Flight set the dates for its third mission to Washington, D.C., earlier this week and encourages all veterans to participate, according to a press release, “especially World W
Xcel gives $8K to agency
amarillo.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:20:41 +0000
Xcel Energy recently awarded $8,000 to Buckner Family Place Amarillo to continue providing support to single-parent families, help build a self-sustaining community and break the cycle of poverty.
“We are grateful for the continued support Xcel Energy has faithfully provided throughout the years to help assist our families as they work toward their goals of becoming self-sufficient,” said Susana Guevara, program coordinator for Buckner Family Place. “It is because of generous gifts like this that our single parents are set up for success as they pursue their educational dreams.”
14 trapped in stalled Tower of the Americas elevator
wacotrib.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 18:56:00 -0500
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Firefighters used a pair of ladders to rescue 14 people, including two children, who were trapped in an external elevator on San Antonio's iconic Tower of the Americas.
Holmes’ father says he worried when son stopped calling
wacotrib.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 20:07:08 -0500
CENTENNIAL, Colo. (AP) — The father of Colorado theater gunman James Holmes said he never suspected his son was mentally ill before the 2012 attack, but he and his wife became increasingly concerned a
Nationals land Papelbon in trade, fall to Marlins 4-1
wacotrib.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 21:06:48 -0500
MIAMI (AP) — The Washington Nationals have a new closer, landing All-Star Jonathan Papelbon from the Philadelphia Phillies.
Chiefs Pro Bowl DT Dontari Poe out after back surgery
wacotrib.com / Tue, 28 Jul 2015 22:50:26 -0500
ST. JOSEPH, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Chiefs are facing a potentially devastating loss on defense, even though training camp doesn't begin for veterans until this weekend.
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