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  1. Massive Texas district isn't big enough for either candidateRead the original story

    Sep 28, 2016 | KRGV

    It's a sprawling West Texas congressional district plenty big enough for the Republican who represents it and the former Democratic congressman looking to unseat him. First-term Rep. Will Hurd's district spans 58,000-plus square miles and two time zones from San Antonio to El Paso - a larger land area than 29 states.

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  2. West Texas man gets life term over 2014 wrench-beating deathRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2016 | KRGV

    Authorities say a West Texas man must serve life in prison for his role in the 2014 fatal beating of a man he found at an ex-girlfriend's home. John Patrick Gutierrez pleaded guilty Monday in Abilene to tampering with evidence.

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  3. 3 children killed in West Texas mobile home fireRead the original story

    Sep 25, 2016 | KRGV

    Authorities continue investigating the cause of a deadly West Texas mobile home fire that killed three children and injured two other individuals. Emergency responders found a 3-year-old boy and a 69-year-old man at the scene and transported them to a local hospital, where they were treated for non-life threatening injuries.

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  4. El Paso lawyer faces up to 330 years for fraud-related crimeRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2016 | KRGV

    A West Texas lawyer earlier sentenced to 20 years in a $600 million drug money case faces up to 330 more years in prison for fraud and other financial crimes. Marco Antonio Delgado was convicted Wednesday in El Paso of three counts of wire fraud, seven counts of money laundering and nine counts of engaging in monetary transactions of criminally derived property.

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  5. Records: Teen planned on killing parents for 2 weeksRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2016 | KRGV

    Court records show that a 17-year-old charged with capital murder in the shooting deaths of his father and stepmother at their West Texas home had planned on killing them for two weeks. According to a probable cause statement obtained by Abilene television station KTXS , Cody Flores said he was mad at his father for not letting him move in with his grandmother.

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  6. FBI probing if Texas transgender woman's death a hate crimeRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | KRGV

    The FBI is investigating if the slaying of a transgender woman, allegedly by a West Texas soldier, was a possible hate crime.

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  7. Ex-El Paso County rental worker gets 12 years for theftRead the original story

    Sep 15, 2016 | KRGV

    Prosecutors say a former director of a West Texas rental assistance program must serve 12 years in prison for stealing more than $200,000. Antonio Natera pleaded guilty Tuesday in El Paso to felony theft and misapplication of fiduciary property.

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  8. Daughter indicted in March killing of parents in OdessaRead the original story

    Sep 14, 2016 | KRGV

    Prosecutors who originally charged a 17-year-old in the shooting deaths of his parents at their West Texas home have also charged his 23-year-old sister with the slayings. Ector County District Attorney Bobby Bland says Grace McDonald of Odessa was arrested in Arizona following her indictment Monday on charges of capital murder and conspiracy to commit capital murder.

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  9. The Latest: Officer shot responding to Texas school shootingRead the original story

    Sep 8, 2016 | KRGV

    Authorities say a federal law enforcement officer's gun accidentally discharged and shot another officer as they responded to a shooting at a Texas high school. Brewster County Sheriff Ronny Dodson says the injured officer was shot in the leg during the incident Thursday.

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  10. $25M donation to help establish dental school in El PasoRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | KRGV

    The Texas Tech University Health Sciences Center El Paso on Tuesday announced a $25 million donation for the Woody L. Hunt School of Dental Medicine. School officials say the contribution from the Woody and Gayle Hunt Family Foundation will support the first new dental school in Texas in nearly 50 years.

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  11. West Texas has minor 3.5 magnitude earthquake, near PecosRead the original story

    Sep 7, 2016 | KRGV

    The U.S. Geological Survey says the 3.5 magnitude quake happened at 3:15 p.m. CDT Tuesday.

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  12. Texas company to purchase Yates Petroleum in $2.5B dealRead the original story

    Sep 6, 2016 | KRGV

    One of the largest oil producers in the U.S. is purchasing a privately-held New Mexico company and some of its subsidiaries in a $2.5 billion deal that will expand its footprint in major energy-producing basins in the West. Company officials say the transaction with Artesia-based Yates Petroleum will clear the way for the development of premium wells at low costs in the Delaware Basin that spans parts of West Texas and southern New Mexico and the Powder Basin in Montana and Wyoming.

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  13. Accident at West Texas drilling rig leaves 2 workers deadRead the original story

    Sep 2, 2016 | KRGV

    Yoakum County Sheriff Donald Corzine said Friday that investigators are trying to determine if weather was a factor. Corzine says the two men were at a Norton Energy Drilling site near Denver City on Wednesday when there was some type of mechanical accident.

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  14. Storms lead to street flooding in parts of LubbockRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2016 | KRGV

    Parts of West Texas are bracing for more precipitation as storms that dumped several inches of rain prompted some travelers to opt for boats. The National Weather Service predicted more heavy rain Thursday for Lubbock, with a chance of thunderstorms continuing into Saturday.

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  15. Police ID West Texas man who died while hikingRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | KRGV

    Police in El Paso say 21-year-old Richard Contreras was hiking on a trail in the Franklin Mountains on Saturday afternoon when he fell down into an isolated area. A search and rescue team was called to the scene and later helped airlift him to an El Paso hospital, where he died.

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  16. Texas man gets probation for street racing deathRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | KRGV

    A West Texas man has been sentenced to five years of probation for his role in a 2008 crash during a street race that killed a passenger in his vehicle. The El Paso Times reports Alfonso Guadalupe Zamora had been indicted on manslaughter and aggravated assault charges.

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  17. Teacher fired after Internet post hired by another districtRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | KRGV

    A West Texas teacher fired after saying online she was inclined to support racial segregation after watching a video of a white officer wrestling a black teenager to the ground has been hired by another school district. The Waco Tribune-Herald reports Karen Fitzgibbons was hired as a third-grade teacher by the Waco school district.

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  18. Lubbock settles police hiring discrimination US lawsuitRead the original story

    Aug 29, 2016 | KRGV

    A West Texas city has settled a 2015 federal lawsuit that alleged police discriminated against Hispanics and women in hiring entry-level officers. Lubbock agreed to pay affected individuals to settle the Department of Justice lawsuit.

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  19. Kentucky's new juvenile justice chief oversaw raid in TexasRead the original story

    Aug 27, 2016 | KRGV

    A retired Texas official who oversaw a raid on a polygamist sect has been chosen by Gov. Matt Bevin's administration to run Kentucky's Department of Juvenile Justice. The Lexington Herald-Leader reports Carey D. Cockerell begins his new role in Kentucky next month.

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  20. New Mexico, West Texas hit with heavy rain, minor floodingRead the original story

    Aug 24, 2016 | KRGV

    Heavy rain struck Eddy County in New Mexico and Odessa, Texas, on Wednesday causing flooded streets and dangerous driving conditions.

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