Police: Elderly man with handgun makes suicidal threats inside downtown retirement center
amarillo.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 20:21:20 +0000
Police said a man in his 90s with a handgun made suicidal threats inside a downtown Amarillo retirement center Monday afternoon, prompting an hourslong SWAT standoff.
No shots were fired and no injuries were reported, Sgt. Brent Barbee said.
SWAT unit apprehended a man about 4:15 p.m. on one of the upper levels of the 10-story Park Place Towers retirement center at 1200 Harrison St., Barbee said.
Casting Jesus: Did the son of God really look like Brad Pitt, only slightly better?
elpasotimes.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:52:51 MDT
They say you can never be too rich or too thin. Surely it goes without saying that you can't be too good-looking, either, right?
2 teen boys accused of death of Texas classmate
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 14:04:00 -0500
DALLAS — Police say two 16-year-old boys targeted and killed their 17-year-old classmate at a North Texas high school.
WINDMILL COUNTRY: Cold temperatures, drought should make food prices higher
GoSanAngelo.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 03:30:00 -0000
Consumers have experienced higher food prices at the supermarket for several months.
Marshall’s Trinity Episcopal makes use of modern technology
Trinity Episcopal School of Marshall is continuing to expand its use of technology with two new programs known as Khan Academy and iXL.
Texas companies with fatalities not on violator list
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 00:07:00 -0500
The federal OSHA keeps a list of “the worst of the worst” employers in the the nation and drilling companies with multiple fatalities should be on it, safety experts say.
Multi-Purpose Events Center
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 22:19:00 -0000
Known as MPEC, the $45 million Multi-Purpose Events Center is located in Wichita Falls at the northern end of downtown and just minutes from more than 2,000 hotel rooms. Since 1995 the center has served Wichita Falls and the region along with its many visitors in a variety of ways.
Crime Beat (March 11)
timesrecordnews.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 08:00:00 -0000
Woman arrested in payroll check scam
Parts of U.S. not done with snow
timesrecordnews.com / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 21:21:00 -0000
Winter is not ready to let hold of its grip just yet, but North Texas is expected to escape this round.
Longview council to consider downtown parking lot work
City crews are preparing to finish the work on two downtown parking lots, pending Thursday’s approval of a contract worth about $231,000 by the Longview City Council.
Felony arrests for Tuesday, March 11, 2014
Midland Reporter-Telegram / Mon, 10 Mar 2014 23:42:00 -0500
Justin A. Garcia, 17, of Midland, was charged Sunday with possession of marijuana between 4 ounces and 5 pounds.
Man accused in fraud case
LMTonline.com / Tue, 11 Mar 2014 01:39:38 -0500
A man wanted for allegedly defrauding car buyers was arrested Saturday in Northwest Laredo.
County revamps counting methods
Gregg County commissioners bought software Monday to revamp how hundreds of pieces of property are maintained as inventory.
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