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  1. Judge returns 10 children to parents pending welfare probeRead the original story

    Aug 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    A West Texas judge has decided to return 10 children to their parents pending results of a child welfare investigation 10 months after they were placed in foster care. Foster Care Court Judge Kevin Hart ruled that William A. and Claire Rembis, who have moved to a new home in Lubbock, have complied with court orders for providing a safe home for their children.

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  2. MSU women picked 3rd in LSC race; Williamson honoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 16, 2017 | KAUZ

    Midwestern State was tabbed third in the Lone Star Conference Women's Soccer Preseason Poll while senior forward Destinee Williamson collected individual honors by being named the LSC Preseason Offensive Player of the Year, the league office announced Wednesday afternoon. Texas A&M-Commerce, the defending LSC co-champions, received 127 points and nine of 21 first-place votes to take first in the preseason poll.

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  3. MSU Volleyball picked 9th in LSC pollRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 15, 2017 | KAUZ

    With less than three weeks away from the 2017 season opener, Midwestern State was picked ninth in the Lone Star Conference Preseason Poll voted on by the league's 11 head coaches, sports information directors and media representatives, the league office announced Tuesday afternoon. Angelo State, the reigning LSC champion and 2017 NCAA II Elite Eight participant, was tabbed as the conference's preseason favorite with 340 points and 21 of the 32 first-place votes.

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  4. 20 immigrants found locked in a semitrailer in West TexasRead the original story

    Aug 15, 2017 | KAUZ

    A Border Patrol spokesman says the immigrants from Mexico, El Salvador and Guatemala were in good condition after being found early Monday at the Interstate 10 checkpoint in Sierra Blanca, about 85 miles southwest of El Paso. The spokesman says they appeared to be in the United States illegally.

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  5. Sex abuse gets ex-West Texas detective 20 years in prisonRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2017 | KAUZ

    A former West Texas police detective has been sentenced to 20 years in prison after his conviction of sex crimes against children. A Howard County jury sentenced former Big Spring police detective Joel Rojo on Friday after convicting him on multiple counts of indecency with a child and other sex crimes.

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  6. New Mexico land office goes after Texas 'dirt bandits'Read the original story

    Aug 10, 2017 | KAUZ

    The New Mexico State Land Office is going after a West Texas county after it was learned that loads of dirt, sand and gravel were disappearing from a parcel of state trust land along the border. Land Commissioner Aubrey Dunn says an investigation found that Hudspeth County crews have been using material from the site for road improvements.

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  7. Texas rains bring power outages, street flooding, rescuesRead the original story

    Aug 7, 2017 | KAUZ

    A record-setting amount of rain has fallen in parts of Texas, knocking out power to thousands, flooding streets and forcing high-water rescues. National Weather Service meteorologist Aaron Treadway said Monday the storm system began forming in West Texas over the weekend and over the course of 24 hours brought up to 7 inches of rain to some parts of Hill Country.

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  8. Texas police arrest robbery suspect who fell asleep at sceneRead the original story

    Aug 6, 2017 | KAUZ

    Police in West Texas have arrested a sleepy robbery suspect after investigators say he was caught snoozing at the scene. Taylor County jail records show 20-year-old Kanyoni Sedekiya of Abilene was being held Sunday on an aggravated robbery charge, with bond set at $60,000.

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  9. Portales man in cockfighting case says it was 'poultry show'Read the original story

    Aug 5, 2017 | KAUZ

    A New Mexico man facing charges in connection with a break up of an alleged cockfighting ring in West Texas says the busted event was just a private "poultry show." The Eastern New Mexico News reports Kenny Grubbs of Portales, New Mexico, says Hockley County Sheriff's deputies got it wrong when they raided a house near Levelland, Texas.

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  10. West Texas water pipeline to oilfield gets approvalRead the original story

    Aug 3, 2017 | KAUZ

    A 60-mile pipeline intended to carry 5.4 million gallons of water daily from a West Texas desert aquifer to the Permian Basin oilfield has won approval despite objections of ranchers, farmers and environmentalists. The Culberson County Groundwater Conservation District on Wednesday voted to allow the multimillion-dollar Agua Grande project proposed by Dan Allen Hughes, who owns the 140,000-acre Apache Ranch near Van Horn and runs his father's San Antonio-based oil company, Dan A. Hughes Co.

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  11. More than 100 birds seized in West Texas cockfighting bustRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2017 | KAUZ

    Authorities have arrested two men and seized more than 100 birds to break up an alleged cockfighting ring in West Texas. The Hockey County Sheriff's Office says both men were charged with felony cockfighting counts following last Friday's search of property near Levelland .

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  12. West Texas groundwater site added to federal Superfund listRead the original story

    Jul 31, 2017 | KAUZ

    The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency has given a West Texas site a federal Superfund designation marking it as one of the most hazardous waste sites in the country. The EPA said in a statement Monday that a portion of the Santa Rosa Aquifer in Kermit has been added to the Superfund program's National Priorities List.

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  13. Cooler this WeekRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 29, 2017 | KAUZ

    Cooler temperatures today, much cooler temperatures next week. We are seeing a few isolated thunderstorms across Comanche and Stephens Counties in Oklahoma.

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  14. Media Day: Mustangs picked 2nd in LSC Preseason PollRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2017 | KAUZ

    Midwestern State is ticketed to finish second in the Lone Star Conference race as released Thursday afternoon at the league's media day at the MCM Elegante'. The Mustangs are coming off of three straight runner-up finishes after marking an 8-3 record in 2016 advancing to the NCAA Division II playoffs for the seventh time.

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  15. Pilot, passenger survive West Texas crash of vintage planeRead the original story

    Jul 25, 2017 | KAUZ

    Federal authorities say the fuselage of a restored Korean War-era plane came apart as the aircraft crash-landed just short of the runway at a West Texas airport, but that the pilot and passenger survived.

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  16. Nice Evening, More Storms After MidnightRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2017 | KAUZ

    Clouds have cleared and we're drying out today across Texoma. We'll remain dry this afternoon and evening with temperatures in the 80s and mostly clear skies.

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  17. 2 West Texas elected officials arrested on federal chargesRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2017 | KAUZ

    Federal authorities say two West Texas elected officials have been arrested on charges they received kickbacks for directing a county contract to a private company. Authorities said in a statement that Presidio County Commissioner Lorenzo Padilla Hernandez was arrested Thursday in Midland. 1 comment

  18. Children made art using TxDOT snow plow bladesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2017 | KAUZ

    The Texas Department of Transportation along with the Wichita Falls Alliance for Arts and Culture let children from the Burkburnett Boys and Girls Club and Southside Youth Center in Wichita Falls paint two large snow plow blades. The plows served as a large canvas for the kids to express themselves.

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  19. Texas fisherman reels in 45-year-old walletRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2017 | KAUZ

    A fisherman isn't telling fish tales when he says he fished a 45-year-old wallet out of a West Texas lake. The San Angelo Standard-Times reported that John Riley reeled in the wallet Thursday while fishing in Lake Nasworthy near San Angelo.

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  20. Warrant: Texas man person of interest in 1988 death of teensRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2017 | KAUZ

    Investigators say a man recently arrested on a drug charge is a person of interest in the 1988 shooting deaths of two West Texas teenagers. A search warrant obtained by the San Angelo Standard-Times says hair, fingernails and other items found in the San Angelo home of 47-year-old John Cyrus Gilbreath link him to the teens.

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