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  1. Central Texas man stung to death by beesRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | KTEN-TV Denison

    A 68-year-old Central Texas man is dead after he was attacked by a swarm of bees while riding a lawn mower on his rural property. Authorities say Donald Williams was mowing grass late Friday morning when he was attacked at his rural property about 8 miles northwest of Waco.

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  2. Branching out: Stick sculptor gains global followingRead the original story

    Thursday | KTEN-TV Denison

    An artist who has gained an international following by twisting and weaving sticks and vines into whimsical outdoor sculptures is back in New England to unveil his latest creations. Patrick Dougherty's installation, "The Wild Rumpus," opens to the public Thursday at Tower Hill Botanic Garden in the central Massachusetts town of Boylston.

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  3. Former Baylor DE Oakman indicted on sexual assault chargeRead the original story

    Jul 20, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Former Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman has been indicted by a Texas grand jury on a charge of sexually assaulting a woman at his apartment earlier this year. A McLennan County grand jury returned the indictment Wednesday against the 24-year-old Oakman, who finished his college eligibility in December as the Bears' career leader in quarterback sacks.

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  4. Lawyers for bikers charged in Waco shooting want DA removedRead the original story

    Jul 18, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Two attorneys defending bikers charged in last year's shooting outside a Waco restaurant that left nine dead say the local district attorney should be removed from the case. KWTX-TV in Waco reported Monday that the attorneys allege McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna has a financial incentive to pursue cases against the bikers.

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  5. 2 more bikers file suit over Waco shooting involving policeRead the original story

    Jul 15, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Two bikers arrested after a shooting involving police outside a Waco restaurant have filed lawsuits against local officials, alleging civil rights violations. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that Christopher Eaton and Owen Bartlett filed suit Friday in federal court in Austin seeking unspecified damages.

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  6. 3 more women join federal lawsuit against BaylorRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Three more women have joined a federal lawsuit against Baylor University accusing the school of doing nothing to help them after they reported being sexually assaulted on or near campus. The former Baylor students are identified only as Jane Doe.

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  7. Lawsuit: Baylor fostered 'hunting ground' for sexual assaultRead the original story

    Jun 20, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A third federal lawsuit filed against Baylor University accuses the Waco, Texas-based school of creating a "hunting ground for sexual predators." A former Baylor student identified as Jane Doe says in the lawsuit filed Monday that she was drugged and abducted from an off-campus residence dubbed "The Rugby House" in February 2015.

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  8. 3 more women sue Baylor over reaction to rape allegationsRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Three more women have filed a federal civil rights lawsuit against Baylor University, claiming the school did nothing to help them after they reported being sexually assaulted. The Baptist school in Waco, Texas has come under intense criticism for mishandling allegations of sexual assault over several years, including cases involving football players.

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  9. Court documents indicate Baylor seeking to settle lawsuitRead the original story

    Jun 10, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Court documents indicate Baylor University and former football coach Art Briles want to quickly settle a federal civil rights lawsuit filed by a woman who says the Baptist school was indifferent to her complaints that she was raped by a player. Jasmin Hernandez sued the Waco, Texas, school in March amid the school's investigation into how it mishandled cases of assault.

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  10. Waco privately run jail inmate's death under investigationRead the original story

    Jun 1, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Federal, state and Waco-area authorities are investigating the death of an inmate at the privately operated Jack Harwell Detention Center in McLennan County. Sheriff's Office Capt.

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  11. 3 more bikers file suit over Waco police-involved shootingRead the original story

    May 21, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Three bikers arrested after a shooting involving police outside a Waco restaurant have filed lawsuits against local officials, alleging civil rights violations. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports that Bradley Terwilliger, Benjamin Matcek and Jimmy Dan Smith filed suit Friday in a Travis County federal court seeking unspecified damages.

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  12. Texas News MinuteRead the original story

    May 19, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Officials say a 22-year-old woman arrested following a Texas car accident was pronounced dead two weeks later after going into convulsions in jail. Autopsy results are pending for Symone Marshall.

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  13. Lawyer for Waco biker seeks to disqualify district attorneyRead the original story

    May 17, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    An attorney for one of the bikers arrested after a shooting melee outside a Waco, Texas, restaurant last year that left nine dead is seeking to disqualify the district attorney and others from participating in any of the pending cases. Abigail Anastasio filed the motion Tuesday in district court in Waco, arguing that McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna, his first assistant and another local prosecutor "hijacked" the investigation.

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  14. 2 women, plus baby, survive 30-foot fall from Waco overpassRead the original story

    May 16, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Waco police say two women and a baby have survived falling about 30 feet from an Interstate 35 overpass after being hit by a vehicle during rainy weather. Sgt. W. Patrick Swanton says the infant suffered minor injuries in the fall after a traffic accident Monday.

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  15. Crop duster pilot dies in Central Texas crashRead the original story

    May 14, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The pilot of a crop duster has died as his plane crashed in a Central Texas field and caught fire. McLennan County Sheriff Parnell McNamara tells television station KCEN the pilot was dead at the scene Saturday afternoon near West, about 20 miles north of Waco.

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  16. Sex assault indictment returned against ex-Baylor frat chiefRead the original story

    May 11, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The 21-year-old former president of a Baylor University fraternity has been indicted on four sexual assault counts after a woman accused him of attacking her outside a party. Former Phi Delta Theta president Jacob Walter Anderson was initially charged in March and remains free on bond after his indictment Wednesday by a McLennan County grand jury in Waco.

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  17. Texas News MinuteRead the original story

    May 2, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Documents filed with the city of Austin show that Apple has created more than 2,000 new jobs in the city since 2012 and remains on track to meet the area hiring goals it promised in exchange for millions of dollars in public incentives. The Austin American-Statesman reports that the technology giant is set to receive $35 million in tax incentives over the next several years from the city of Austin, Travis County and the state of Texas for an expansion of its operations in central Texas.

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  18. Foreign-matter contamination prompts Pilgrim's Pride recallRead the original story

    Apr 26, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Pilgrim's Pride has ordered a massive recall of cooked chicken products after consumers and federal meat inspectors found contamination by such foreign material as wood, plastic, rubber and metal. The recall of more than 4.5 million pounds of fully cooked chicken products announced Tuesday is an expansion of a recall of almost 41,000 pounds of cooked chicken nugget products announced April 7. A statement from the U.S. Food Safety and Inspection Service of the U.S. Department of Agriculture says the recall involves products bearing the establishment number "EST.20728" inside the USDA inspection mark.

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  19. Utility worker death in Waco now investigated as murderRead the original story

    Apr 25, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Waco police on Monday announced the death of the AT&T worker, whose burned body was found at a job site, was not electrocution as first thought. The body of 61-year-old Kenneth Wayne Cleveland of Hewitt was discovered Friday near a ladder.

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  20. 5 charged with stealing dinosaur bones on college field tripRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Five Texans are facing criminal charges after authorities say they stole 60 pounds of dinosaur bones and fragments from Utah while on a college geology field trip. Authorities in Utah said Thursday that the students and employee from McLennan Community College in Waco illegally excavated the bones in May 2015 from a remote quarry that contains hundreds of fossils.

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