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  1. Collin-County 11 mins ago 12:40 a.m.Wylie classmates stunned by drowning at Lake LavonRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Ibrahim Malik, 18, was going to be a senior at Wylie High School in the fall. On Wednesday, he and five friends had jumped off a train trestle at Lake Lavon.

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  2. Man in U.S. illegally indicted in Collin County crash that killed firefighter, 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 23 | Dallas Morning News

    ... a license, was headed south on State Highway 78 on March 31 when he swerved into a northbound lane between Wylie and Lavon, Department of Public Safety officials have said. The van hit the car driven by Capt. Peter Hacking, killing the 36-year-old ...

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  3. Collin-County 17 mins ago 8:22 p.m.Police searching for missing swimmer in Lake LavonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jun 22 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Police in Wylie are searching for a swimmer in Lake Lavon who went missing after he jumped off a railroad trestle north of Lavonia Park with a group of five other young people and did not resurface. According to a Wylie Police Department spokesperson, they have been searching the lake for the missing swimmer with sonar and dive teams.

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  4. Mom of killer on death row for murder of Plano man again makes her case to popeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jun 11 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Jorge Chavez, 27, abducted King from a Sack 'n Save supermarket Nov. 25, 1995, and killed him later at Lake Lavon. Guerrero has said her son is guilty of murder but has been driven insane during his time on death row and has already paid for his ...

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  5. Support Independence Day in the newspaperRead the original story

    Wednesday Jun 1 | The Farmersville Times

    ... from these roads. Remember TURN AROUND, DON'T DROWN *Flood Alert* Per NVFD Command: County Road 541 is closed between Lavon and Nevada. Please avoid this area. Do not attempt to drive through flood waters. Turn Around Don't Drown. The National ...

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  6. Jean Lavon HowardRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | The Fairfield Ledger

    A memorial service will be 6:30 p.m. Friday at Fairfield Friends Church, with the Rev. John Wilbur officiating.

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  7. Wife whose firefighter husband, 2 children died in Collin crash says...Read the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    ... Margarito Quintero, who does not have a license, swerved into a northbound lane on State Highway 78 between Wylie and Lavon as he headed south, striking Peter Hacking's car, authorities say. Officials told CBS11 that Quintero was tired from roofing ...

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  8. Deportee arrested in Collin crash that killed fireman, 2 children now faces federal chargeRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A man who officials say is in the U.S. illegally now faces a federal charge after crashing into a car, killing a volunteer firefighter and his two children in Collin County last month. Quintero, who does not have a license, was headed south on State Highway 78 on March 31 when he swerved into a northbound lane between Wylie and Lavon, DPS spokesman Lonny Haschel said.

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  9. Man in U.S. illegally has been charged in crash that killed volunteer firefighter, 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A 33-year-old man who officials said was in the country illegally has been arrested after crashing into a volunteer firefighter's car near Lavon, killing him and two of his children, police said. Margarito Quintero was booked into the Collin County jail Monday.

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  10. Fatality wreck kills NVFD Captain, two childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Farmersville Times

    ... Fire Department Captain and his two children died yesterday in a head-on vehicle wreck on Hwy. 78 between Wylie and Lavon near the intersection with Rettop Rd. The wreck occurred about 2 p.m. Thursday, March 31, and closed down a stretch of Hwy 78 ...

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  11. Two-car wreck occurs on U.S. 78Read the original story

    Mar 31, 2016 | The Farmersville Times

    Traffic was diverted Thursday afternoon on U.S. 78 between Wylie and Lavon to allow police and emergency personnel access to a 2-vehicle wreck that claimed a reported three lives. The wreck occurred about 2 p.m. on U.S. 78 near Rettop Rd. Traffic from Wylie was backed up to the Walmart Store.

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  12. Driver Who Struck, Killed North Texas Firefighter May Face ChargesRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | CBS Local

    Sources tell CBS 11 News the male driver of the van who killed Nevada volunteer fire Captain Peter Hacking and his kids did not have a driver's license and will be charges with Criminally Negligent Homicide when and if he recovers from critical injuries. Captain Hacking, his four-year-old stepdaughter Ellie and 22-month-old son Grayson died on Highway 78 in Lavon, after being hit head on.

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  13. Driver may face charges in Lavon crash that killed volunteer fireman, 2 childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2016 | Dallas Morning News

    A 33-year-old who crashed into a volunteer firefighter's car in Lavon last week, killing him and two children, may face criminal charges a Texas Department of Public Safety spokesman said. Thursday afternoon, a van driver - who does not have a license - swerved into a northbound lane from a southbound lane on State Highway 78, striking fire Capt.

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  14. Support For Family Of Volunteer Firefighter, Children Killed In WreckRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | CBS Local

    LAVON - Mia Smith and Marla Barth say they and others are still devastated by the loss of Nevada volunteer fire captain Peter Hacking and his two young children. "He'd bring the kids up to city hall and he was an excellent father.

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  15. Art exhibit includes ex-Wildcat's workRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2016 | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    'Soul Singer' is one of 28 works by Lexington artist LaVon Williams on display through April 9 at the Janice Mason Art Museum in Cadiz.

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  16. 3 killed, 3 injured in head-on van-car crash near DallasRead the original story

    Apr 1, 2016 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    A van and a car slammed head-on into each other on a busy two-lane highway near Dallas, killing all three occupants of the car and seriously injuring all three occupants of the van. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the crash happened shortly after 2 p.m. Thursday on Texas 78 just outside Lavon, a lakefront town about 30 miles northeast of Dallas.

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    Mar 31, 2016 | The Galveston County Daily News

    Jatarie White, a McDonald's All-American, is leaving South Carolina's women's basketball program. LAVON, Texas - A van and a car slammed head-on into each other on a busy two-lane highway near Dallas, killing all three occupants of the car and seriously injuring all three occupants of the van.

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  18. Collin-County 15 mins ago 5:33 p.m.DPS: 3 dead in crash near WylieRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 31, 2016 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    One adult and two children have died in a crash that has led to the closure of Highway 78 in both directions just south of State Highway 205 near Wylie. The accident occurred just before 2:15 p.m. south of Lavon near Rettop Road, according to Sgt.

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  19. North Texas watering restrictions relaxedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2012 | Examiner.com

    Beginning tomorrow Sunday homeowners in north Texas will be able to start watering their lawns and landscaping once a week instead of twice a month, North Texas Municipal Water District decided Thursday. The decision means a return to Stage 3 provisions and comes after recent rainstorms have helped fill Lake Lavon and Jim Chapman to normal levels.

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  20. North Texas watering restrictions relaxedRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 1, 2012 | Examiner.com

    Beginning tomorrow Sunday homeowners in north Texas will be able to start watering their lawns and landscaping once a week instead of twice a month, North Texas Municipal Water District decided Thursday. The decision means a return to Stage 3 provisions and comes after recent rainstorms have helped fill Lake Lavon and Jim Chapman to normal levels.

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