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  1. The Latest: Twisters blamed for Texas Panhandle derailmentRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 17 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Several cars of a BNSF Railway freight train have derailed in the Texas Panhandle during tornadoes that left two people slightly injured. The Roberts County Sheriff's Office says four cars derailed Monday night near Miami .


  2. Tornadoes slap Texas Panhandle, no injuries reportedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 16 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The National Weather Service says five tornadoes have ripped through the Texas Panhandle, downing power lines and damaging a Halliburton plant that was closed at the time. National Weather Service forecaster Mike Gittinger in Amarillo said Monday night the full extent of the damage "remains sketchy."


  3. Texas football player in coma after injuring head in gameRead the original story

    Oct 10, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Texas high school football player is in a medically induced coma after he suffered a blow to the head during a game in the Panhandle. Perryton High School junior Chris Leanos was being treated Saturday at an Amarillo hospital after collapsing on the field Thursday night at Bushland High, west of Amarillo.


  4. Ex-Pantex Federal Credit Union worker faces prison for theftRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A former employee with the Pantex Federal Credit Union in the Texas Panhandle faces up to 30 years in prison for stealing $826,000. The 56-year-old Barnes, who's also known as Dorothy Stegall Newman, could be fined $1 million when she's sentenced later this year in Amarillo.


  5. Mediators call timeout on labor talks in Pantex Plant strikeRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Federal mediators have ordered a brief break in labor talks as a strike at the Pantex nuclear weapons plant near Amarillo reached the one-month mark. Scot Beckenbaugh, deputy director of the Federal Mediation and Conciliation Service, says the break will give officials from the Metal Trades Council and Pantex operating contractor Consolidated Nuclear Security an opportunity to review new information.


  6. Texan sentenced to 11 years in teen prostitution caseRead the original story

    Sep 20, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 19-year-old Texas Panhandle man must serve 11 years in federal prison for trying to lure other teens into prostitution. Deswan Newsome of Amarillo in July pleaded guilty to attempted sex trafficking of a child in a sting involving an officer pretending to be a girl.


  7. More Read the original story

    Sep 14, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities are searching for a man after three law enforcement officers were injured during a traffic stop in the Texas Panhandle. None of the injuries were life-threatening.


  8. Southwest jet diverts after passengers become disorderlyRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Six people are in federal custody in the Texas Panhandle after the cabin crew and passengers of a Southwest Airlines flight said they behaved in such an aggressive and hostile manner. Passengers and flight attendants say they were so loud and threatening that they asked the crew of the San Diego-to-Chicago flight to make an unscheduled landing in Amarillo, Texas.


  9. 7 sentenced in online sex, trafficking ring in Amarillo areaRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Seven people have been sentenced to prison or probation over an online sex solicitation and trafficking ring in the Texas Panhandle. Federal prosecutors in Amarillo on Thursday announced the sentences, including one man ordered to serve more than 10 years in prison.


  10. 4 hurt in fiery gas line rupture in Texas town of White DeerRead the original story

    Jun 27, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A natural gas pipeline explosion and fire in a Texas Panhandle town has left four workers hurt, including two in critical condition. The Carson County Sheriff's Office says the accident happened Thursday night in White Deer, about 35 miles northeast of Amarillo.


  11. Truck driver killed in accident at Amarillo landfillRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities say a waste disposal truck driver has died after being struck in an accident at a landfill in the Texas Panhandle.


  12. 10 injured in gas leak at Panhandle chemical plantRead the original story

    May 28, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The incident happened about 4:15 p.m. Thursday at the Agrium plant in Borger, about 40 miles northeast of Amarillo. Borger police Lt.


  13. Texas traffic stop leads to $97K in vacuum-sealed bagRead the original story

    May 14, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A traffic stop in the Texas Panhandle has led to a driver charged with money laundering after $97,000 was found in a vacuum-sealed bag in the trunk. The Department of Public Safety on Thursday said investigators believe the cash was being hauled from Cary, North Carolina, to San Francisco.


  14. 2 North Carolina men arrested in Texas in $500,000 pot bustRead the original story

    May 1, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Two North Carolina men have been arrested during a traffic stop in the Texas Panhandle after authorities say they found marijuana worth nearly $500,000 and hashish valued at more than $42,000 in their car. Texas Department of Public Safety officials say 22-year-old Cody Allen Hill and 27-year-old Justin Bay Salmeron, both of Wilmington, North Carolina, have been booked into the Carson County Jail on charges of possession and delivery of marijuana, possession of a controlled substance and unlawfully carrying a weapon.


  15. 1920s silent film, Native American cast get due decades lateRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A long-lost silent film admired by historians as a rare visual account of Native American customs is being released after a private detective in North Carolina stumbled across a damaged copy. "The Daughter of Dawn" - first screened in Los Angeles in 1920 - features a large cast of Comanche and Kiowa people and shows scenes of buffalo hunting and ceremonial dances obscured by time.


  16. Texas Panhandle man gets 50 years in fatal stabbing of wifeRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Prosecutors say a white supremacist gang member has been sentenced to 50 years in prison for the fatal stabbing of his wife as the pair argued at a bar in Amarillo. The case involves last October's slaying of 24-year-old Holly Elizabeth Combs.


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