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  1. More people rescued from floods in Texas; forecast improvesRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Heavy rains have caused flooding in the Brazos River and prompted pri... . Texas Department of Criminal Justice prisoners are evacuated from the Terrell and Stringfellow Units Sunday, May 29, 2016, in Rosharon, Texas.

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  2. Incumbent Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson loses runoffRead the original story

    Wednesday May 25 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A North Texas sheriff who has been in the spotlight following the arrest in Mexico of a teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a 2013 fatal drunken-driving wreck has been beaten in a runoff election. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that Tarrant County Sheriff Dee Anderson was defeated Tuesday by Bill Waybourn, a retired police chief.

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  3. Judge rejects tribal immunity claim in allowing lending suitRead the original story

    Friday May 20 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A federal judge in Vermont has rejected Montana tribal officials' attempt to shut down a lawsuit against its online payday lending company by claiming sovereign immunity. U.S. District Judge Geoffrey Crawford ruled Wednesday that two women's lawsuit against Chippewa Cree tribal officials and their non-Native American partners can proceed.

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  4. Tractor-trailer driver arrested in fiery Kansas crashRead the original story

    Thursday May 19 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A tractor-trailer driver from Texas is charged in Kansas in a fiery Interstate 70 crash that killed the driver of another rig. Thomas County court documents say 45-year-old Fednor Duclona, of Fort Worth, Texas, attempted a U-turn on the interstate on the same day as the January crash that killed 52-year-old Rodney A. Hongsermeier, of North Platte, Nebraska.

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  5. Medical examiner: North Texas toddler died of hyperthermiaRead the original story

    Friday May 13 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A coroner says the February death of a Fort Worth-area toddler was from hyperthermia and her parents say the heating system malfunctioned. WFAA-TV reported Thursday that the parents of 1-year-old Sammie Volmert say the temperature in her room topped 100 degrees.

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  6. Patrick wants superintendent ousted over bathroom policyRead the original story

    Monday May 9 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick is demanding the resignation of a Fort Worth superintendent who helped sanction restroom guidelines for transgendered students. Superintendent Kent Scribner recently approved policies requiring the Fort Worth Independent School District to offer transgender students access to single-stall restrooms.

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  7. Shooting at Fort Worth club leaves 1 deadRead the original story

    Monday May 9 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A preliminary police report indicated that two shots were fired and a man was found on the ground with a gunshot wound. Fort Worth police spokeswoman Tamara Valle tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that the victim died at the hospital.

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  8. Officer's rape conviction set aside after accuser admits lieRead the original story

    Thursday May 5 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A former Fort Worth police officer who served 21 years of a life sentence for raping a 13-year-old girl has been freed after his accuser admitted that she lied during his trial. Brian Franklin was released Thursday on $10,000 bail, but Tarrant County prosecutors say they'll retry the 56-year-old man for assaulting the girl in her father's backyard.

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  9. Robber took thousands from banks across South MississippiRead the original story

    Wednesday May 4 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Mississippi man who held up banks in Pascagoula and Hurst, Texas, in July will spend extra time in prison for robbing the banks while on probation for three other bank heists. The Sun Herald reports 46-year-old Robert Scott Antrim, of Biloxi, received an additional two years in prison at a hearing to revoke his probation Tuesday.

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  10. Court documents show rope, concrete link man to wife's deathRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Court documents show a Texas man was arrested in the drowning of his estranged wife in a Fort Worth-area lake after police determined that a rope around her neck tied to concrete to weigh her down came from his home. Jail records show Rodolfo Arellano is being held in Mansfield on $500,000 bond.

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  11. Autopsy: Famed pianist's 2 daughters likely died of asphyxiaRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports that the Tarrant County medical examiner's office released the autopsy reports Thursday of 1-year-old Michela Kholodenko and 5-year-old Nika Kholodenko. Their mother, Sofya Tsygankova, has been charged in their deaths.

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  12. Autopsy: Pianist's 2 daughters likely died of asphyxiaRead the original story

    Apr 29, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Texas medical examiner says the deaths of the young daughters of an internationally known pianist were most likely due to asphyxia. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports the Tarrant County medical examiner's office released the autopsy reports of 1-year-old Michela Kholodenko and 5-year-old Nika Kholodenko on Thursday.

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  13. Saginaw police seek clues in fatal shooting of 17-year-oldRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Police are trying to identify a suspect after a 17-year-old was fatally shot in a neighborhood in the North Texas town of Saginaw. Saginaw police Capt.

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  14. Lives of Texas campus victim, suspect violently intersectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A homeless 17-year-old has been arrested Friday in the killing of the University of Texas dance major whose body was recovered in the... . In this image taken from a video, Haruka Weiser performs at ACMA Performing Arts Center in Beaverton, Ore.

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  15. Authorities looking into death of North Texas boy, 2Read the original story

    Apr 8, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities are investigating the death of a 2-year-old North Texas boy who died this week four days after he was taken to a Dallas hospital. Haltom City Police Cpl.

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  16. 5-year-old boy dies after being found in pool in Fort WorthRead the original story

    Apr 4, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 5-year-old boy who had been reported missing from a Fort Worth home was found by police officers in a swimming pool at the residence and was later pronounced dead. Fort Worth police spokeswoman Tamara Pena tells the Fort Worth Star-Telegram that police were called to the home late Saturday morning.

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  17. Search called off for teen missing in Gulf of MexicoRead the original story

    Apr 3, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Coast Guard has called off its search for a 16-year-old North Texas boy who disappeared in choppy waters in the Gulf of Mexico at Corpus Christi. The boy disappeared Friday morning.

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  18. Fort Worth man on death row loses Supreme Court appealRead the original story

    Mar 28, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Fort Worth man on death row for smothering an 89-year-old man and robbing him of some $6,000 12 years ago. The high court, without comment, ruled Monday in the case of 36-year-old Tilon Carter.

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  19. Wife of famed pianist pleads not guilty in daughters' deathsRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Benbrook Police Cmdr. David Babc... . This handout photo provided by the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office shows Sofya Tsygankova.

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  20. Service Tuesday in Texas for pianist's 2 slain daughtersRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2016 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A memorial service will be held in Texas for the two slain daughters of a renowned concert pianist as their mother faces charges of killing the girls. A public service was scheduled Tuesday night at Arlington Heights United Methodist Church in Fort Worth to remember the children of Vadym Kholodenko .

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