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Abuse Allegations Against Cal Farley's Boys Ranch

Cal Farley's Boys Ranch An article from "The Guardian" released earlier today reveal allegations of physical and sexual abuse surrounding Cal Farley's Boys Ranch. Some of those allegations are more than 50 years old; made by men who lived at Boy's Ranch in the late 50's. The article names specifi


Boys Ranch opens new home - KFDA - NewsChannel 10 / Amarillo News, Weather, Sports

For the first time in 15 years, Boys Ranch is adding a new home to their campus. The Waldrip Home was introduced Saturday morning and is the 28th group home at Boys Ranch. The home is named after Lamont Waldrip, who is a long-time Cal Farley's house parent, teacher, program director and more. The ho


Cal Farley's residents return to present projects in annual 'maker faire'

Residents of Cal Farley's Boys Ranch will present their technological skills today at a nationally sponsored event created to feature the contributions made to society through technological innovation. Participating in their third consecutive year, youth in Cal Farley's Experiential Learning Program


Company closing several area Dairy Queens including Clarendon, Dumas and Perryton

The parent company that owns more than two dozen Dairy Queens in the region is blaming the financial effects of Hurricane Harvey and a sluggish oil market for the likely closure of many of its restaurants. Irving-based Vasari LLC outlined its plan to close 29 stores in Texas, New Mexico and Oklahoma


Boys Ranch Celebrates 25 Years of Being Co-Ed

BOYS RANCH - **PRESS RELEASE** Cal Farley's has marked many milestones since its inception in 1939. On Saturday, October 14, the 78-year-old nonprofit marks another, the 25th anniversary of Boys Ranch as a co-educational environment, with a celebration dinner to recognize the impact girls have had o


Potter County Fire and Rescue in need of new recruits

Potter County Fire and Rescue are working to recruit volunteers. These volunteers would help cover all of Potter County, including the Canadian River Area, Valley de Oro just south of Boys Ranch, and even the Bushland area. Once you go through the application process, new recruits go through a 3-wee


Police and Emergency Vehicles Respond to Alleged Acid Attack in Stratford

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Emergency meetings scheduled following reports of fumonisin in Texas corn

AMARILLO - Meetings have been scheduled on Sept. 27 in Dumas and Dalhart to address concerns about the presence of high levels of fumonisin in corn now being harvested in the Texas Panhandle, according to Dr. Jourdan Bell, Texas A&M AgriLife Extension Service agronomist in Amarillo. The first meetin


BREAKING: Suspect of West Oakcrest homicide turns himself in

PEORIA, Ill. - Peoria Police have a suspect in connection to a homicide, that occurred in the area of the 3400 block of West Oakcrest. At 10:35 p.m., on Monday, 29 year-old Melvin D. Wallace turned himself in at the Peoria Police Department. He was interviewed and subsequently arrested for murder. W

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-16 16:21:53

Peoria Police respond to 2nd homicide of 2018

PEORIA, Il. - "It does create outrage in our community, we want the violence to stop," said Amy Dotson, of the Peoria Police Department. Monday evening, 29 year old Melvin Wallace was booked in Peoria County Jail for murder after allegedly shooting and killing 19 year old Jamon Lewis at the Lexingto

CENTRAL ILLINOIS PROUD - 2018-01-16 22:23:14

Peoria Public Schools may finally sell old Greeley School

PEORIA - The old Greeley School may finally be off the auction block. Artist Jonathon Romain submitted the only bid, $30,000, for the long-shuttered school building at 919 NE Jefferson Ave. Romain plans to relocate his current studio from 1919 N. Sheridan Road to Greeley, as well as rent studio spac

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-16 23:56:20

Peoria man turns self in for murder at Lexington Hills Apartments

A 29-year-old Peoria man was arrested late Monday in connection with the city's second homicide of 2018. Melvin Wallace, 29, turned himself in at the Peoria Police Department around 10:35 p.m. Monday following a homicide at the Lexington Hills Apartments. Police then arrested him for murder and tra

WEEK.COM - 2018-01-16 19:28:00

Peoria area MEG board agrees to continue with covert drug unit

PEORIA - After nearly an hour of closed-door discussions Tuesday, the undercover drug unit P-MEG will continue, says its board of directors, thanks to increased "cooperation from some member agencies." Dustin Sutton, the Peoria Heights police chief and the head of the board for the Peoria Multi-Coun

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 02:37:56

Police urge Peoria churches to be 'sheepdogs' after deadly Texas shooting

PEORIA - When a gunman opened fire at the First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs, Texas, last November, witnesses in the congregation said it was "unimaginable." That mentality was the target for Peoria County and city police's House of Worship Safety Training seminar Tuesday evening. "We're try

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-17 04:29:44

Delavan man imprisoned for knife in jail

A Delavan man will serve a six-year jail term for making a knife in Tazewell County's jail, with alleged intentions to stab a pregnant jail guard. Bryan Arnold, 28, pleaded guilty Tuesday to possessing contraband in a penal institution, a Class 1 felony punishable by four to 15 years. He had no prio


Peoria teen city's latest homicide victim

PEORIA -- A 19-year-old Peoria man was shot and killed Monday evening by a single gunshot wound to the head, the Peoria County Coroner announced Tuesday. Jamon Lewis, of 1603 NE Glendale Ave., pronounced dead at the scene by Jamie Harwood, at 8:32pm. He was found in an apartment at the Lexington Hil

PEORIA JOURNAL STAR - 2018-01-16 16:11:15

Syracuse man rejects 20 years to life in murder of man shot in back last Easter

Syracuse, NY -- A Syracuse man accused of shooting a murder victim in the back today rejected a plea that would have sent him to prison for 20 years to life. Jovon McGloun, 24, was offered the chance today to accept or reject the plea with trial scheduled for later this month. McGloun was charged a

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 17:09:08

Attorney warns city fire dispute could last much longer than hoped

WATERTOWN - The bitter contract dispute between the city and the firefighters' union could last much longer than the year deadline that City Council members hope. Syracuse attorney Nathaniel Lambright, who is representing the Watertown Professional Fire Fighters Association Local 191, warned on Tues

WATERTOWNDAILYTIMES.COM - 2018-01-17 08:30:00

'Surprise': After winning appeal, B'ville husband admits killing wife 33 years ago

Syracuse, NY -- Ronald Meadow spent more than three decades denying his role in the 1985 strangulation of his estranged wife in a Syracuse apartment. Meadow, 63, successfully appealed a 2014 murder conviction after new DNA evidence linked him to skin cells found under his dead wife's fingernails. Bu

SYRACUSE.COM - 2018-01-16 19:01:53

Syracuse woman set shirt on fire, left it burning on neighbor's doorstep, police say

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- Syracuse police say a North Side resident was so upset at a neighbor in her apartment building that she set a shirt on fire and left it burning in front of the other person's apartment door. Bridget Thomas, 32, of 824 Kirkpatrick St., was charged with second-degree attempted arson,