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CPD gears up with point-of-view cameras
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:59:00 +0000

Starting this week, Canyon police will wear point-of-view cameras.

The cameras, mounted near or on the head, are different than body cameras, which are mounted on the shirt, because they record what is happening from the officer’s perspective, Canyon Police Chief Dale Davis said.

The cameras can be attached to a mounting band that fits around an officer’s head, or on sunglasses, a lapel or a shirt collar. Canyon patrol officers will begin using the headband and sunglasses mounts this week, Davis said.

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Defense ties witness to Sonnier killing
amarillo.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:25:17 +0000

LUBBOCK — Thomas Dixon’s defense attorneys continued pursuing their theory Wednesday that the main witness in Joseph Sonnier III’s homicide case was a co-conspirator in the slaying.

Defense attorney Frank Sellers asked homicide investigators why they never vetted their main witness’ background after the confessed killer implicated him in the crime.

As Dixon’s capital murder trial entered its third day, prosecutors called more law enforcement officers and a former girlfriend of Dixon’s to the witness stand.

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Is catcalling a problem in Midland?
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 15:05:00 -0500
Chances are, if you have a Facebook account, you’ve seen links to a YouTube video called “10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman.”


Democratic lieutenant governor hopeful makes stop in Longview
news-journal.com / Wed, 29 Oct 2014 18:51:00 -0500
The Democrat hoping to run the Texas Senate in January told Longview supporters Wednesday her Republican opponent is too rigid to accomplish what the state needs.


Frisbee golf course opens in Laredo
LMTonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:48:03 -0500
City officials inaugurated Wednesday the first Frisbee golf course in Laredo.

Kilgore P and Z moves forward interstate development
news-journal.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
The Kilgore Planning and Zoning Commission on Wednesday unanimously gave the green light to a developer planning spec buildings near Interstate 20.

Sports medicine clinic opens new facility
LMTonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:48:03 -0500
Laredo Sports Medicine Clinic and Power PT held a grand opening Wednesday for its newest location on Texas 359, near the UISD Bill Johnson Student Activity Complex.

Soto appointed to transportation post
LMTonline.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 02:48:03 -0500
Gov. Rick Perry has appointed Ruben Soto Jr. of Laredo as presiding officer of the Webb County-City of Laredo Regional Mobility Authority for a term to expire Feb. 1, 2016.

Hallsville High School theater students open fall play tonight
news-journal.com / Thu, 30 Oct 2014 04:00:00 -0500
Hallsville High School theater department will open its fall play, “Into the Woods,” at 7 p.m. today in the junior high school auditorium.

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