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  1. Law Enforcement Facing Changes Following Obama's Executive ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... or who have convicted several offenses and non-citizens who have been issued a final order of removal. The Randall County Sheriff's Office says that this move probably won't save them money, since Immigration and Customs Enforcement has always ...

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  2. Two Amarillo men indicted on child sex chargesRead the original story

    Thursday | Amarillo.com

    ... Sokolyk in district court on Nov. 21 and he was arrested on Dec. 1. Turben and Sokolyk were booked into Randall County jail. Both of the men have been released on $50,000 bond each. Both men have been ordered not to have contact with any child under ...

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  3. Law Enforcement Facing Changes Following Obama's Executive ActionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... or who have convicted several offenses and non-citizens who have been issued a final order of removal. The Randall County Sheriff's Office says that this move probably won't save them money, since Immigration and Customs Enforcement has always ...

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  4. Detailed examination of how local costs may slowly kill the death penaltyRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 17 | Sentencing Law and Policy

    ... case and don't seek the death penalty, the expense is much less," said James Farren, the District Attorney of Randall County in the Texas panhandle. "While I know that justice is not for sale, if I bankrupt the county, and we simply don't have any ...

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  5. Man arrested on child pornography charges after months-long investigationRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Lubbock Avalanche-Journal

    ... used a decoy icon and did not look like a texting or media application, Barbee said. Cotney was booked into Randall County jail on a third-degree felony charge of possession of child pornography and is currently awaiting arraignment, according to ...

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  6. Amarillo man indicted in hockey mask robberiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Amarillo.com

    A Randall County grand jury has formally indicted an Amarillo man arrested last month in connection to a months-long string of robberies across the city. Mark Carlos Brown, wore a calling-card hockey mask during , has been indicted on eight counts of aggravated robbery with enhancements because of convictions of burglary of a habitation and aggravated robbery, Sgt.

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  7. County courts preparing for new e-filing mandateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Amarillo.com

    ... county wide to collect a $2 e-filing fee. Certain things it's waived for, but most everything it's $2," said Randall County District Clerk Jo Carter. Carter said pro-se litigants - people who act as their own attorneys - aren't required to e-file ...

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  8. Man in 10-hour standoff booked on 3 felony chargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | Amarillo.com

    A Randall County man who fired gunshots at law enforcement officers and then shot himself following a 10-hour standoff has been released from a Lubbock hospital and jailed, authorities said. Jason "Lee" Schaefer, 64, was booked into Randall County jail Friday on felony charges of aggravated assault on a public servant, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and deadly conduct in discharging a firearm.

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  9. Standoff subject faces $1 Million bondRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Dec 15 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    Jason Lee Schaefer, 64, who barricaded himself inside his residence at 9610 Ottobahn in the Greyhawk Addition, faces a $1 million bond. On Nov. 29 of this year, Randall County deputies were called to the residence where a man was barricaded in his home and was armed with a .38 caliber pistol.

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  10. Standoff Suspect in JailRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Dec 13 | MyHighPlains.com

    Officials booked Jason Schaeffer into the Randall County Jail after they say he caused a 10 hour stand off on the 9600 block of Ottobahn late last month.

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  11. Saddle Brook Jockey Club retires from racingRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Amarillo.com

    ... opportunity came with the contingency that the company build and open Saddle Brook Park on land it owns in Randall County, west of Amarillo, where gambling operations could be moved by October 2014. No construction occurred because the jockey club's ...

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  12. Man faces charges he improperly photographed WT studentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Amarillo.com

    Randall County grand jurors have indicted a 19-year-old man on seven counts of improper photography or visual recording, stemming from allegations that he took sexual photos and videos of three West Texas A&M University students without their consent. On Wednesday, Brandon James Slaughter was indicted on multiple charges of improper photography involving three female victims.

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  13. WT Student Indicted For Taking Risque Photos For Of Another Student Without Their PermissionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | MyHighPlains.com

    19-year-old Brandon James Slaughter was indicted by a Randall County Grand Jury Wednesday for improper photography or visual recording. Investigators say Slaughter told the victim he was in the process of becoming a massage therapist and was offering ...

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  14. Man found dead after standoffRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | Amarillo.com

    ... he had been dead for a few hours before they cleared the house. He was found in the rear of the property. Randall County Sheriff's deputies are attempting to make contact with a man who they said is armed and barricaded inside a residence Thursday ...

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  15. Deputies respond to standoff on Claude HighwayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    The incident is taking place at 2820 East FM 1151 . The Randall County Sheriff's Office responded to a domestic call at this address at approximately 1:30 p.m. Responding deputies were able to get the female out of the house through a window after she locked herself inside a bathroom.

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  16. Amarillo schools help all adults achieve educational goalsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 11 | KVII-TV Amarillo

    ... post secondary credentials. "In Potter County, in 2011, we were setting about 22 percent attainment, and Randall County was about 42 percent, so there's a gap. We recognize that gap years ago, and we're trying to fill that gap," said Schroder. As a ...

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  17. Randall commissioners OK war memorial museum, education centerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Amarillo.com

    The project to build a state-of-the-art museum and education center at the Texas Panhandle War Memorial is back in the hands of the veterans who helped conceive it now that Randall County commissioners voted Tuesday to allow construction. "We currently project a year of fundraising and a year of construction," said Rex Lemert, treasurer of the Texas War Memorial Foundation.

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  18. Texas homeowner holds thieves at gunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KGNS-TV Laredo

    Police in the Texas Panhandle have arrested two people after a homeowner held them at gunpoint and reported that they stole from his backyard shed. Authorities said 45-year-old Bronnie Vaughn and a 17-year-old were being held at the Randall County Jail Tuesday morning on charges of burglary of a building and theft.

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  19. Police: Texas man holds thieves at gunpointRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | Tyler Morning Telegraph

    Police in the Texas Panhandle have arrested two people after a homeowner held them at gunpoint and reported that they stole from his backyard shed. Forty-five-year-old Bronnie Vaughn and a 17-year-old were being held at the Randall County Jail Tuesday morning on charges of burglary of a building and theft.

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  20. Texas Man Holds Pair Of Suspected Thieves At GunpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KWTX

    Bronnie Vaughn, 45, and a 17-year-old were in the Randall County Jail Tuesday charged with theft and burglary of a building. Metroplex Health Systems is hiring an Registered Nurse- Behavioral Health for their Killeen campus.

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