Today in history for Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 ■ On Sept. 22, 1776, during the Revolutionary War, Capt. Nathan Hale, 21, was hanged as a spy by the British in New York.
■ In 1761, Britain’s King George III and his wife, Charlotte, were crowned in Westminster Abbey.
■ In 1792, the French Republic was proclaimed.
■ In 1862, President Abraham Lincoln issued the preliminary Emancipation Proclamation, declaring all slaves in rebel states should be free as of Jan. More
Calendar for Monday, Sept. 22, 2014 Public meetings
Amarillo Planning and Zoning Commission: 3 p.m. City Council Chambers, third floor, City Hall, 509 S.E. Seventh Ave. Members will consider platting and rezoning land near Hillside Road and Montserrat Drive, platting land at Farm-to-Market Road 2219 and Farm-to-Market Road 2590 (Soncy Road) in addition to other requests. More
3rd man arrest in alleged rape at Beaumont house BEAUMONT, Texas (AP) -- A third man has been arrested in the alleged sexual assault of a Houston-area woman who advertised online to solicit prostitution. Beaumont police on Wednesday night announced the arrest of a 17-year-old suspect charged with ... 09/18/2014 - 1:05 am | View Link
Water Conservation Efforts Win in Montecito, Lose in Santa Barbara Punitive measures seem to be the key factor in achieving reduced customer use in the face of an ongoing drought Local water districts have taken very different approaches to the drought, and it’s becoming clear what works for quick conservation results ... 06/16/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
El Paso Police investigating alleged sexual assault of a child case at Moye Elementary El Paso Police confirm they are investigating an aggravated sexual assault of a child case at Moye Elementary School in Northeast El Paso. The male staff member being investigated for the alleged sexual assault has been removed from campus. A parent from ... 06/14/2014 - 3:11 pm | View Link
El Paso police investigating alleged sexual assault at elementary school Police are investigating a sexual assault allegation at Moye Elementary School in Northeast El Paso ... assault investigation," Baranyay said this afternoon. El Paso Independent School District spokeswoman Renee De Santos said the district was notified ... 02/5/2014 - 1:09 pm | View Link
EPPD: Sex assault investigation underway at Moye Elementary El Paso, TX (KTSM) — El Paso Police spokesman Mike Baranyay confirmed that police are investigating a possible sexual assault at Moye Elementary in Northeast ... Against Children Unit is investigating the alleged assault. EPISD Spokesperson Renee de ... 02/5/2014 - 1:00 pm | View Link
El Paso County Jail, Downtown Detention Facility Inmate ... Complete El Paso County Downtown Detention Facility info and Inmates. Jail Exchange has El Paso County Arrests, Criminals, Courts, Laws and Most Wanted in El Paso, TX. 09/21/2014 - 9:36 am | View Website
Crime | KRQE News 13 Albuquerque’s source for local news and live streaming video online. KRQE reports on news, weather, traffic, investigations and sports for New Mexico. 09/21/2014 - 8:46 am | View Website
News One Direction energizes Sun Bowl crowd in El Paso 50,000 fans break concert record 09/19/2014 11:59 PM MDT The frenzy that had been building for months erupted into ... 09/20/2014 - 8:57 pm | View Website
City leaders and the public showed strong support for urban design standards in their infancy, but now some Amarillo City Council members are questioning whether they are being adequately enforced by the Urban Design Review Board.
Amarillo National Bank President Richard Ware in August told members of the board he wanted to include street lights different from the type required by the standards as he develops a small park that will link ANB Plaza 2 and The Historic Federal Building, formerly the Coble Building.
Editor’s note: This is a feature in a series profiling some of Amarillo’s prominent leaders in the Hispanic community. Amarillo Globe-News will publish one story each day through Oct. 15 as part of Hispanic Heritage Month.
Many words have been used to describe former boxing champion and Potter County Commissioner Manny Perez Villasenor, but many people would agree that he was extremely passionate about serving his community.