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Yesterday | Star-Telegram.com

Weatherford teen dies from car crash injuries

A Weatherford teen critically injured last week in a one-car crash in Parker County died Tuesday afternoon at a Fort Worth hospital, authorities said Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Tarrant County, TX

Tue Jul 29, 2014

Country World News

Hydraulic fracturing has been dynamite for the U.S. oil industry, but ...

The most dramatic demonstration of water quality issues associated with fracking activities involves setting tap water on fire to demonstrate high levels of methane in the water.

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Related Topix: Fort Worth, TX, Train Disaster, Agriculture, Science

Wed Jul 23, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Woman recovering from teen rock-throwing spree in Weatherford

An Arizona woman said she required 21 stitches and must replace three broken teeth after at least one of two teens hit her in the face with a rock on July 15 while she was traveling through Weatherford.

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Related Topix: Weatherford, TX, Criminal Defense Law, Law

NBC Dallas

Firefighter Arrested, Accused of Molesting His Grandchildren

A firefighter is behind bars in Parker County after being accused of sexually abusing two of his granddaughters, police say.

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Related Topix: Weatherford, TX, Hudson Oaks, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Hudson Oaks firefighter arrested, accused of molesting young girls

A Hudson Oaks firefighter was in custody Wednesday after his arrest on charges that he repeatedly molested two young girls at Parker County homes.

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Related Topix: Hudson Oaks, TX

Wed Jul 16, 2014

CBS Local

AUDIO: Mom Calls 911 After Four-Time Deportee Allegedly Molests Daughter

Texas lawmakers are discussing whether releasing nonviolent convicts is a money-saving way to help deal with a projected $15 billion state budget shortfall.

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Related Topix: Prison, Springtown, TX

Tue Jul 15, 2014

Breitbart.com

Four-Time Deported Illegal Alien Arrested for Alleged Sexual Assault

"Earlier this afternoon I received a call from Parker County Sheriff Larry Fowler regarding the sexual assault of a nine year old girl.

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Related Topix: Illegal Immigration, US News

Mon Jul 14, 2014

NBC Dallas

Repeat Deportee Suspected of Assaulting Girl

A four-time deportee in Parker County, Texas, is accused of sexually assaulting a 9-year-old girl in her home.

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Related Topix: Springtown, TX, Prison

Examiner.com

Border crisis: Illegal alien predator nabbed for sexually assaulting child

Both sides of the Otay Mesa Border Crossing were flooded with demonstrators Monday as dozens of deported immigrants tried coming back into the U.S. Left hopeless by President Obama and the nation's immigration system, they've come to the Otay Mesa bor... Andrade's victim would not have been attacked if Obama and his minions did their primary job: ... (more)

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Related Topix: US News, Illegal Immigration, Immigration Reform, Prison

Sun Jul 13, 2014

CBS Local

Four-Time Deportee Arrested For Allegedly Molesting Young Girl In Texas

Authorities in Parker County have arrested a man suspected of molesting a 9-year-old girl as she slept in her home.

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WFAA-TV Dallas

Repeat deportee charged with assaulting Parker County girl

A man who has already been deported from the U.S. four times was arrested Saturday for allegedly fondling a nine-year-old Springtown girl and burglarizing her residence.

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Related Topix: Springtown, TX

Sat Jul 12, 2014

WFAA-TV Dallas

Daybreak recipe: Cheesecake Stuffed Peaches

The Parker County Peach Festival is this weekend, and I'm excited about what to make with all of that fruit! This recipe for Cheesecake Stuffed Peaches is one of my favorites, and I can't wait for you to try it.

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Related Topix: Life, Fruits, Food

Fri Jul 11, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Three peachy recipes, just in time for Parker County's annual festival

Combine peaches and 2 tablespoons sugar in large, heavy saucepan. Cover and cook over medium-high heat until sugar dissolves and peaches are juicy, stirring occasionally, about 5 minutes.

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Related Topix: Life, Food, Recipes, Cake, Baked Goods, Dessert, Food Festival

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Texas woman missing in Oklahoma

Provided by Park County Sheriff Department Parker County Sheriff Department , Love County Sheriff Department , and the family of Jennifer Howell is asking the public's assistance in locating Jennifer, age 31, who was last seen on Monday, June 23, 2014.

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Thu Jul 10, 2014

The Community News

Fugitive wanted for scam arrested

Gregory J. Long, wanted by the Parker County Sheriff's Office for the charge theft of property $1,500 but less than $20,000, was taken into custody in Ottawa County, Okla.

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Wed Jul 09, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

Teen accused of concealing the body of her dead toddler

A 17-year-old Arlington mother intentionally concealed the body of her daughter by digging a grave with her boyfriend in Parker County last week after the little girl was beaten and stomped to death, according to an arrest warrant obtained by the Her boyfriend, Joshua Beard, 20, also was in the Arlington Jail facing a capital murder charge on $1 ... (more)

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Tue Jul 08, 2014

KWTX

Texas Man Charged In Brutal Death Of Girlfriend's Toddler

Joshua Markus Beard, 20, remained in custody Tuesday, charged with capital murder in the beating death of his girlfriend's 18-month-old daughter, whose body was buried under a bridge in Parker County.

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Related Topix: Weatherford, TX

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Star-Telegram.com

20-year-old boyfriend arrested in toddler's death, Arlington police say

Arlington police on Monday arrested a 20-year-old man in the death of his girlfriend's 19-month-old daughter.

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX

NBC Dallas

Man Arrested for Beating Girlfriend's Daughter to Death

Arlington police say the body of an 18-month-old girl, reported missing Sunday, was found in Springtown in Parker County.

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Related Topix: Arlington, TX, Springtown, TX

Star-Telegram.com

Peach growers hoping for best crop in awhile

"It is finally a good year," said Jean O'Bannon, who has been farming 7.5 acres with her husband, John, for 17 years.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought, Life, Food, Food Festival, Fruits

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