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  1. Supreme Court may face extended period with 8 justicesRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 17, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Is eight enough? The Supreme Court has managed to function effectively at less than its full nine-member strength for two extended periods ... Dynel Lane went to extreme lengths to show those closest to her she was expecting a baby, sharing ultrasound images with her daughter and keeping photos of herself appearing pregnant on her cell phone. A woman accused of cutting an unborn baby from a stranger's womb was obsessed with pregnancy, taking elaborate measures to convince friends and family she was expecting, a prosecutor said Wednesday as Dynel Lane's... A Texas mayor accused of public corruption spent the night in jail after allegedly disrupting a City Council meeting as he fights a recall effort.

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  2. The Latest: Turkey imposes media gag order after blastRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Dynel Lane went to extreme lengths to show those closest to her she was expecting a baby, sharing ultrasound images with her daughter and keeping photos of herself appearing pregnant on her cell phone. A woman accused of cutting an unborn baby from a stranger's womb was obsessed with pregnancy, taking elaborate measures to convince friends and family she was expecting, a prosecutor said Wednesday as Dynel Lane's... A Texas mayor accused of public corruption spent the night in jail after allegedly disrupting a City Council meeting as he fights a recall effort.

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  3. The Latest: In death, Scalia honored with half-staff flagsRead the original story

    Feb 14, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The procession traveled the more than three hours from the West Texas resort ranch where Scalia was found dead in his room on Saturday morning. Lujan says if an autopsy is ordered by Scalia's or a justice of the peace, then it likely will be performed at the funeral home by an El Paso County medical examiner.

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  4. The Latest: Justice Antonin Scalia dead at 79Read the original story

    Feb 13, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says the Supreme Court vacancy created by the unexpected death of Justice Antonin Scalia should not be filled until a new president takes office. In a statement Saturday, McConnell mourned Scalia, calling him an "unwavering champion of a timeless document that unites each of us as Americans" - the Constitution.

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  5. Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's deathRead the original story

    Feb 13, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Influential conservative Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died in West Texas, the U.S. Marshals Service said on Saturday. He was 79. Reaction to his death follows: "He was an extraordinary individual and jurist, admired and treasured by his colleagues.

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  6. Teen found slain in West Texas home, residence set on fireRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Investigators are trying to determine who fatally stabbed an 18-year-old West Texas high school student at her home and set the place on fire. The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office said Friday that no arrests had been made in the slaying of Holli Jeffcoat of Idalou .

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  7. 2 West Texans accused in Mexican ammunition smuggling caseRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Two West Texas residents have been accused of trying to buy about 80,000 rounds of ammunition online to be smuggled into Mexico. Edward Navarro of El Paso was being held on federal charges of conspiracy to smuggle and also smuggling goods from the U.S. Prosecutors say the 29-year-old Navarro was arrested Jan. 13, at an El Paso border crossing, with nearly 4,600 rounds of ammunition in his car.

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  8. 3 dead, 3 hurt as car slams into rear of 18-wheelerRead the original story

    Feb 9, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A car slammed into the rear of a tractor-trailer rig on a highway in the West Texas plains, killing three and critically injuring three others in the car. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the crash happened about 9:30 a.m. Tuesday about 30 miles east of Lubbock on the eastern fringe of the small town of Ralls.

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  9. Recent editorials from Texas newspapersRead the original story

    Feb 7, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    If Gov. Greg Abbott insists upon defending the display of cross decals on a West Texas county's patrol vehicles, he at least shouldn't resort to deception. At least, we thought it wasn't, until we read the brief Abbott submitted to Attorney General Ken Paxton.

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  10. West Texas school district makes switch to 4-day school weekRead the original story

    Feb 8, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The weekend will start early for children in a West Texas school district that's adopted a four-day school week. The new schedule in Olfen, northeast of San Angelo, is believed to be the first such change since lawmakers last year gave schools greater leeway in setting their calendars.

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  11. Regulators remove CEO of West Texas nonprofit from oversightRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    State child welfare officials have removed the CEO of a West Texas nonprofit from any involvement with the group's finances or foster children. The Lubbock Avalanche-Journal reported Saturday that James Aldrich has been told he can't have direct oversight of youngsters.

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  12. Midland police use social media to arrest indecency suspectRead the original story

    Feb 6, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A social media posting by West Texas police has led to an arrest in an indecent exposure case after the alleged victim took photos of the fleeing suspect. The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports 37-year-old Steven Roy Chastain of Midland was arrested Friday about two hours after police posted the photos.

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  13. Odessa woman sentenced to 50 years for abuse of stepsonRead the original story

    Feb 2, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A West Texas woman has been sentenced to 50 years in prison after pleading guilty to abusing her 10-year-old stepson, who was found to be emaciated, malnourished and bruised after a concerned store clerk called authorities. The Ector County District Attorney's Office said 37-year-old Tonya Carroll of Odessa was sentenced Monday.

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  14. Weekend West Texas wildfire destroys 7 homesRead the original story

    Feb 1, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    An official says a wildfire destroyed seven homes in a rural area near the West Texas town of Eula. Meanwhile, a wildfire burned almost 3 square miles of ranchland north of Amarillo.

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  15. Evacuation notice lifted after West Texas wildfireRead the original story

    Jan 31, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    An evacuation notice has been lifted for residents of a small West Texas town briefly displaced after a wildfire burned hundreds of acres. Authorities reported a wildfire Saturday that burned 700 acres in Callahan County, east of Abilene.

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  16. Cockfighting raid in Texas leads to 40 arrests, $32K seizedRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    At least 40 people face charges after a weekend raid on a suspected cockfighting operation in West Texas that led to the seizure of about 30 roosters. The Midland County Sheriff's Office says deputies and other officers confiscated about $32,000 as part of the bust Saturday at a home near Midland.

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  17. Abbott seeks federal disaster help after Texas tornadoesRead the original story

    Jan 26, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Gov. Greg Abbott has requested a federal disaster declaration for some Texas counties after deadly late-December blizzards and tornadoes. Abbott on Tuesday announced the request for individual assistance for people in Collin, Dallas, Ellis, Franklin, Rockwall and Van Zandt counties.

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  18. Blue Origin sends reusable rocket up again, safe landingRead the original story

    Jan 23, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A private space company completed another successful unmanned rocket launch in West Texas with the same vehicle as November and with a safe landing. Blue Origin, founded by Jeff Bezos , announced the reusable New Shepard launched Friday near Van Horn, Texas, and returned to Earth with another upright landing.

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  19. Officers in Texas seize $763K of marijuana in shingles loadRead the original story

    Jan 22, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Federal officers in West Texas have confiscated nearly a half ton of marijuana being smuggled in a load of roofing shingles from Mexico. U.S. Customs and Border Protection officials on Friday announced seizure of the pot with an estimated street value of $763,000.

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  20. 2 Texas school cafeteria workers fired over food taken homeRead the original story

    Jan 20, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Two cafeteria workers at a West Texas elementary school have been fired after violating guidelines and allegedly taking home some leftover fruit. The Ector County Independent School District employees were fired Tuesday.

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