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

    12 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

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

    Friday May 20 | KXXV-TV Waco

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

    Thursday May 19 | KXXV-TV Waco

    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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  4. Rental truck crash backs up traffic on I-35 NBRead the original story

    Wednesday May 11 | KXXV-TV Waco

    According to Department of Public Safety, a rental truck had a tire issue, which caused the driver to lose control of the vehicle. The rental Penske truck overturned after the vehicle hit a barrier.

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

    Friday May 13 | KXXV-TV Waco

    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. More Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 12 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Texas Lieutenant Governor Dan Patrick was in East Texas Wednesday, a day after he was in Fort Worth speaking against the school district's controversial policy about restroom use that was approved by the superintendent. The guidelines, approved by superintendent Dr. Kent Scribner, include rules that allow students to use the restroom of the gender in which they identify.

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  7. Baylor Track & Field Has 25 Named to Academic All-Big 12 TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 10 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The Baylor track and field team had 25 student-athletes earn a spot on the 2016 Academic All-Big 12 team, the league office announced Tuesday. The Baylor women's team placed a total of 14 members on the team with 13 first-team honorees and one second-team selection.

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  8. Wounded Fort Worth officer escorted home by colleaguesRead the original story

    Tuesday May 10 | KXXV-TV Waco

    A Fort Worth police officer shot multiple times during a gunbattle received a police escort home after his release from a Fort Worth hospital almost two months after he was wounded. Officer Matt Pearce was greeted by a large crowd of police officer, family and supporters that included Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price and Police Chief Joel Fitzgerald when he was released from John Peter Smith Hospital on Tuesday.

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

    Monday May 9 | KXXV-TV Waco

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

    Monday May 9 | KXXV-TV Waco

    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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  11. Four Tracksters Headed To Longhorn Invitational SaturdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 6 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Four members of the Baylor track and field team will be in action Saturday at the Longhorn Invitational at Mike A. Myers Stadium in Austin, Texas. Rhys Phillips will open up the day by running in the 110-meter hurdles at 12:10 p.m., while Cody Cunningham and Malik Wilson will take part in both the 100 and 200-meter events at 12:50 and 1:50 p.m., respectively.

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

    Thursday May 5 | KXXV-TV Waco

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

    Wednesday May 4 | KXXV-TV Waco

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

    Friday Apr 29 | KXXV-TV Waco

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

    Friday Apr 29 | KXXV-TV Waco

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

    Thursday Apr 28 | KXXV-TV Waco

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

    Apr 24, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    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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  18. Alabama comes up short in NCAA Gymnastics ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    The University of Alabama Gymnastics team put up some strong performances but it just wasn't enough for the Tide to come away with the programs seventh national title. Bama started the night off with a bye in Fort Worth, TX, but quickly charged up the leader board after beginning on the floor exercise.

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  19. Judge gives Texas 'affluenza' teen nearly 2 years in jailRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    Couch, a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense following a deadly drunken-dri... FORT WORTH, Texas - A judge on Wednesday ordered a Texas teenager who used an "affluenza" defense in a fatal drunken-driving wreck to serve nearly two years in jail, a surprising sanction that far exceeds the several months in jail that prosecutors initially said they would pursue. Ethan Couch, who was appearing in adult court for the first time after he turned 19 on Monday, received 180 days for each of the four deaths in the June 2013 crash. 1 comment

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

    Apr 9, 2016 | KXXV-TV Waco

    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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