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  1. #MeToo crisis jolts Southern Baptists ahead of key gatheringRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Southern Baptist Convention, the largest Protest... . FILE - In this June 13, 2017 file photo, the Southern Baptist Convention President Steve Gaines gives the president's address during the SBC annual meeting in Phoenix.

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  2. Texas girl, 13, arrested in fatal stabbing of teen friendRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 2 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 13-year-old Texas girl is accused in the fatal stabbing of a 14-year-old friend during an argument. The Star-Telegram reports that State District Judge Timothy Menikos on Thursday ordered the juvenile suspect held in custody pending trial in the killing of Nylah Lightfoot in Fort Worth.

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  3. 7 students injured in school bus accidentRead the original story

    Tuesday May 29 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Seven students were injured when their school bus swerved out of control on a rural road and toppled into a roadside ditch. The Northwest Independent School District said 18 students from Justin Elementary School were in the bus when the accident happened about 3:15 p.m. Tuesday on Farm-to-Market Road 407, about 5 miles west of Justin and 23 miles north of Fort Worth.

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  4. Texas man charged in Arkansas slaying of Wisconsin manRead the original story

    Sunday May 27 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Fort Worth, Texas, man is awaiting extradition to Arkansas where he faces a capital murder charge for a slaying at a Central Arkansas hotel earlier this month. Arkansas authorities say 22-year-old Andrew Morstain is the third person charged in the May 8 shooting death of a Whitewater, Wisconsin, man, Leonel Panduro, at a Days Inn motel in Conway.

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  5. 2 teens arrested in Fort Worth shooting deathRead the original story

    Tuesday May 22 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Police say two boys, aged 13 and 14, have been arrested on a capital murder charge in the fatal shooting of a woman in her Fort Worth apartment. Fort Worth Police Lt.

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  6. Man shot by police in Fort Worth after chaseRead the original story

    Sunday May 20 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities say the man initially shot at police in White Settlement, just west of Fort Worth, then drove to Fort Worth with officers in pursuit. Fort Worth police joined the chase and he was shot several times.

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  7. Billboards aim to recruit teachers from Oklahoma to TexasRead the original story

    May 9, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A large school district in Texas has placed billboards in major Oklahoma cities in hopes of recruiting teachers across state lines for higher-paying jobs. The Norman Transcript reports that billboards were revealed Monday in Norman, Tulsa, Stillwater and Oklahoma City.

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  8. At least 103 Uber drivers accused of sexual assault, abuse over 4 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Uber advertises itself as a safe ride home, but a CNN investigation found more than 100 drivers have been accused of sexual assault or abuse in the last four years. Like many victims she also feels shame, hasn't told her children, is trying to protect her own privacy but still wants every woman to know what she says happened to her when she began feeling intoxicated at a Miami area bar, sought a safe ride home and used the convenient Uber app to summon a ride.

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  9. TX couple accused of enslaving girl for 16 yearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 27, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Defense attorneys said accusations that a North Texas couple kept a woman from West Africa as forced labor for 16 years are lies. SOUTHLAKE, TX Attorneys for a North Texas couple are blasting accusations that they committed a girl into a life of forced labor.

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  10. US pecan growers seek to break out of the pie shellRead the original story

    Apr 24, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Pecan growers and suppliers are hoping to sell U.S. consumers on the virtues of North America's only native nut as a hedge against a potential trade war with China, the pecan's largest export market. The Fort Worth, Texas-based American Pecan Council has been formed in the wake of a new federal marketing order that allows the industry to band together and assess fees for research and promotion.

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  11. Woman shot and killed in Chicago, boyfriend chargedRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Texas man has been charged with first-degree murder death of his girlfriend who was shot to death this week on Chicago's West Side. The Chicago Sun-Times reports that 38-year-old Kendrick Owens of Fort Worth, Texas, was ordered held without bail by a Cook County judge during a hearing on Saturday.

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  12. Defense: Man not guilty of murdering Texas studentRead the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Charles Dean Bryant's attorney says her client then panicked and dismembered and burned the body of 24-year-old Texas Woman's University student Jacqueline Vandagriff. Defense attorney Glynis McGinty laid out the defense in her opening statement Monday to a Tarrant County jury in Fort Worth, Texas.

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  13. Fort Worth police investigate video of black man's arrestRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Fort Worth Police Department is investigating a weekend arrest in which a white officer was caught on video kneeling on a black man's back and punching him while a black officer kneed him. In the 50-second video of Saturday's arrest posted on Facebook by the Next Generation Action Network, which organizes demonstrations against police abuse, two Fort Worth police officers can be seen restraining Forrest Curry as he lies face-down in the street.

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  14. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Mar 14, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 30-foot Mexico Mountain Sugar Maple is transported to a temporary spot after it was dug up by a hydraulic tree spade. Dr. David Creech, Director of SFA Gardens, began the research project on the acer saccharum sub-species skutchii in 1994. 5 comments

  15. Lawsuit filed over fatal gas rig explosion in OklahomaRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The lawsuit by Dianna Waldridge, the widow of 60-year-old Parker Waldridge of Crescent, alleges negligence by Red Mountain Energy and Red Mountain Operating, both of Oklahoma City, and Patterson-UTI Drilling and Patterson-UTI Energy, both of Houston. Red Mountain President Tony Say referred questions to his attorney, who did not immediately return a phone call for comment.

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  16. Texas gambler gets life term for 2016 hammer slaying of wifeRead the original story

    Mar 3, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A North Texas man described by prosecutors as a professional gambler with money trouble must serve life in prison for the 2016 slaying of his teacher wife in a failed attempt to collect her life insurance. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram reports 47-year-old Mark Andrews of Azle was sentenced Thursday after being convicted of murder in the beating death of his spouse, Doris.

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  17. Crews used boats to help residents amid Midwest floodingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 19, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The area is under a winter weather advisory. . A mobile home is seen destroyed after a tornado struck an area outside Joshua, about 20 miles south of Fort Worth, Texas, Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2018.

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  18. Oklahoma official says rail used by Amtrak is compliantRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    An Oklahoma transportation official says rail used by Amtrak for the Heartland Flyer that runs daily between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth, Texas, complies with a new speed control system. Amtrak President and CEO Richard Anderson has said it's possible service will be suspended on tracks that don't have what's known as Positive Train Control - or PTC.

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  19. Tarrant County grand jury indicts man in second deathRead the original story

    Feb 16, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities say a Fort Worth man arrested after a severed head was found near a walking trail is suspected in the death of a second person. A Tarrant County grand jury on Thursday indicted 28-year-old Hector Acosta-Ojeda on a charge of capital murder.

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  20. Attorney claims client was being used for grandparent scamRead the original story

    Jan 25, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A lawyer for a Texas man charged with scamming a Massachusetts couple out of $60,000 by pretending to be their grandson says his client is a "patsy." Attorney Ernest Stone tells The Salem News that 27-year-old Jason Temprachanh, of Fort Worth, Texas, is naive and was "used" by the real scammer.

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