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  1. No charges against Amarillo police officer in fatal shootingRead the original story

    Aug 8, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A police officer in the Texas Panhandle will not face charges in the fatal shooting of an assault suspect who authorities say came out of a hotel room and refused to drop a gun. Potter County District Attorney Randall Sims on Wednesday announced a grand jury declined to indict the Amarillo police officer in the July 25 death.

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  2. Amarillo police serving assault warrant kill armed suspectRead the original story

    Jul 26, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Police trying to serve an assault warrant at a Texas Panhandle hotel have fatally shot an armed suspect after authorities say he came out of a room and refused to drop the gun. An Amarillo police statement says officers converged on an Americas Best Value Inn to serve a warrant for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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  3. Unworn seatbelt leads to drug bust in Texas PanhandleRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities say a traffic stop prompted by an unworn seatbelt led them to about 60 pounds of methamphetamine in a vehicle headed for North Carolina. Federal court records filed Monday in Amarillo show three people have been charged after the weekend traffic stop in the Texas Panhandle.

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  4. Unworn seatbelt leads to drug bust in Texas PanhandleRead the original story

    Jun 19, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Texas traffic stop spurred by an unworn seat belt led to about 60 pounds of methamphetamine discovered in a vehicle headed for North Carolina. Federal court records filed Monday show three people have been charged following the weekend traffic stop in the Texas Panhandle.

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  5. Remains of 8 veterans, long unclaimed, buried in San AntonioRead the original story

    Jun 2, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The remains of eight U.S. military veterans that for years had been stored in the basement of a county courthouse in the Texas Panhandle have been interred as part of a formal ceremony in San Antonio. The servicemen were buried Friday at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery after their cremated remains had been escorted more than 500 miles from the Potter County courthouse in Amarillo.

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  6. Texas Panhandle wildfire burns more than 60,000 acresRead the original story

    May 13, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Firefighters in the Texas Panhandle are working to contain a wildfire that's blackened more than 60,000 acres . The Texas A&M Forest Service reports nearly 300 firefighters are at the blaze that began last week east of Wayside, about 40 miles southeast of Amarillo and not far from Palo Duro Canyon.

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  7. Oklahoma wildfires kill 2; threat nears historic levelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 12, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Wildfires that have killed two people in western Oklahoma are nearing conditions not seen in at least a decade because of the mixture of high temperatures, low humidity and heavy winds, the National Weather Service said Monday. Weather service meteorologist Doug Speheger said Tuesday's forecast represents the most potential for the spread of wildfires in the past 10 years of a database that considers a variety of factors.

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  8. Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas facing tornado and wildfire threatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Emergency officials in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas are bracing for two types of disasters as spring gets into full swing: The start of what's historically the most active time of year for tornadoes plus wildfire threats brought on by severe drought. April, May and June are the most active months in the U.S. for tornadoes.

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  9. Amarillo man, 39, gets life in federal prison in drugs caseRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 39-year-old Texas Panhandle man must serve life in federal prison for what prosecutors say was his involvement in drug trafficking even while in custody. Prosecutors say Moises Jimenez of Amarillo was sentenced Monday.

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  10. Former Texas Congressman says he was abused at boys ranchRead the original story

    Dec 24, 2017 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A former Texas Congressman says he was abused as a teen when he lived at a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle. Former Texas Congressman Bill Sarpalius told the Amarillo Globe-News that he was sexually abused by older boys at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch in the 1960s.

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  11. Former Texas Congressman says he was abused at boys ranchRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A former Texas Congressman has said he was among the teens who were abused at a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle, just days after allegations of abuse at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch first surfaced. Former Texas Congressman Bill Sarpalius told the Amarillo Globe-News in a report published Saturday that he was sexually abused when he lived at the ranch in the 1960s.

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  12. Former Texas boys ranch residents say they suffered abuseRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2017 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The head of a ranch that houses at-risk children in the Texas Panhandle has issued an apology after several former residents say they were abused by staffers there from the 1950s until at least the 1990s. Former residents told The Guardian , a British newspaper, about abuse they suffered at Cal Farley's Boys Ranch.

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