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  1. Sheriff criticizes Commissioner Miller's account of 'attack'Read the original story

    Jan 17, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A claim by state Agriculture Commissioner Sid Miller that "illegal aliens" attacked a hunting party in remote West Texas is being discounted by the local sheriff who says the hunters fired on one another. Miller said in a recent Facebook post that the attack is another reason why a border wall must be built.

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  2. Ex-student given probation in UTEP betting schemeRead the original story

    Jan 13, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A former West Texas university student has been sentenced to three years of probation for his role in a gambling operation at the school that took bets from basketball players on different sports. The El Paso Times reports that during a federal court hearing Friday, Michael Karpus apologized, saying he "wasn't thinking about the consequences."

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  3. 2 shot, hurt on Texas ranch in confusion during hunting tripRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Authorities say two men who were shot at a West Texas ranch near the Mexico border last week were injured when they and another member of their hunting group opened fire during a "state of confusion." Presidio County Sheriff Danny Dominguez said Thursday they're trying to determine who shot who on the night of Jan. 6. A 26-year-old from New Mexico and a 59-year-old were shot.

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  4. 5th man gets prison in drug-related Texas abduction-slayingRead the original story

    Jan 12, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A fifth man has been sentenced to prison over a 2009 drug-related kidnapping and killing of a West Texas man who was later found shot with his hands chopped off in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico. Federal prosecutors say 34-year-old Francisco Javier Pulido was sentenced to 24 years in prison during a court hearing in El Paso Wednesday.

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  5. Man gets 40 years in death of West Texas motorcycle officerRead the original story

    Jan 10, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A driver must serve 40 years in prison for the 2016 death of a West Texas police officer who was struck while on his stopped motorcycle. John Paul Perry was charged with capital murder but on Tuesday pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter in a plea deal in El Paso.

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  6. El Paso official pleads guilty in alleged cheating schemeRead the original story

    Jan 6, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Authorities say a former West Texas school official has pleaded guilty for his role in an alleged scheme to rig his school district's high-stakes test scores. Federal prosecutors announced that during a court hearing Friday, former El Paso School District Associate Superintendent Damon Murphy pleaded guilty to one count of conspiracy to defraud the United States.

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  7. Texan, 67, rescued after wheelchair goes into Concho RiverRead the original story

    Jan 4, 2017 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A West Texas woman has been rescued from the Concho River after her motorized wheelchair malfunctioned, went off a 6-foot bank and both fell into the water. San Angelo police Officer Tracy Gonzalez said Wednesday that the 67-year-old woman, whose name wasn't released, was treated for injuries not believed to be life-threatening.

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  8. Man in West Texas shot in police chaseRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A man has been charged with attempted capital murder after exchanging gunfire with police in Big Spring and leading officers on a chase. The man was wounded in the gunfire with a Big Spring officer and a Texas state trooper and has been hospitalized in Lubbock, about 100 miles to the north.

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  9. Search party finds remains of missing West Texas manRead the original story

    Dec 27, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Authorities say the remains of a West Texas man missing for more than a week have been found in a field less than a mile from his home. The Taylor County sheriff's office said a search party found the remains of 65-year-old Daniel Lerma on Monday afternoon.

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  10. Ex-soldier to be retried in death of West Texas constableRead the original story

    Dec 21, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The El Paso District Attorney's Office says it will retry a former soldier accused in the death of an off-duty constable working security at a Halloween haunted house after a mistrial was declared. The El Paso Times reports a jury was deadlocked in the trial of 21-year-old Devon Huerta-Person in the 2014 death of Constable Robert White.

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  11. Mistrial declared in assault death of West Texas constableRead the original story

    Dec 18, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A mistrial has been declared after a West Texas jury could not reach a verdict in the case of a former soldier accused in the death of an off-duty constable working security at a Halloween haunted house. The El Paso Times reports 21-year-old Devon Huerta-Person will remain free on bond until prosecutors decide if he will be retried following Friday's mistrial.

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  12. 'La La Land' poised to sing out in Golden Globe nominationsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 11, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The 74th annual Golden Globe nominations will be streamed live online, beginning at 8:10 a.m. EST, Monday, Dec.... . This image released by A24 shows Alex Hibbert, foreground, and Mahershala Ali in a scene from the film, "Moonlight."

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  13. 4th suspect in West Texas double slaying caught in MichiganRead the original story

    Dec 9, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    San Angelo police say 28-year-old Raymond Alvarado Jr. was arrested Thursday afternoon in Lansing, Michigan. Officials say a tip led officers to a residence in Lansing, where Alvarado was caught while leaving the home.

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  14. West Texas city comes under fire for cross in public parkRead the original story

    Dec 8, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A West Texas city is coming under scrutiny by the Freedom from Religion Foundation for a cross that sits in a public park. Staff attorney Sam Groves said Thursday that the Wisconsin-based organization wrote Spur officials in July after a resident contacted the foundation to complain.

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  15. Officials: 3 remain hospitalized after West Texas bus wreckRead the original story

    Dec 4, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Authorities say a West Texas high school cheerleader sponsor and two cheerleaders remain hospitalized after a semitrailer hit their bus in a crash that killed another cheerleader sponsor. Eric Finley, spokesman for University Medical Center in Lubbock, said the three that remained hospitalized Sunday were in satisfactory condition.

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  16. The Latest: City started investigating warehouse weeks agoRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    The blaze began at about 11:30 p.m. on Friday during a party at a warehouse in the San Francisco Bay Area city. Several p... .

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  17. New Mexico, Texas activists to hold 100 immigrant forumsRead the original story

    Nov 30, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Advocates in southern New Mexico and West Texas say they will hold 100 community forums on immigrant rights from now until the inauguration of Donald Trump. The Border Network for Human Rights and the Reform Immigration for Texas announced Wednesday the forums will be aimed at educating immigrants on their Constitutional rights and how to prepare for possible raids by federal immigration agents.

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  18. Purple Heart found in Texas trash to be returned to familyRead the original story

    Nov 29, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A Purple Heart found in a West Texas dumpster will be returned to survivors of a wounded World War II veteran who once lived in Midland. KWES-TV reports Army veteran Gary Kennedy helped track down relatives of the soldier whose name is engraved on the medal - Jim C. Carter.

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  19. Texas tycoon awarded $146M by jury in dispute over oil wellsRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    A jury has awarded oil tycoon T. Boone Pickens $146 million over a dispute related to ownership and revenues from more than 160 oil wells in two West Texas counties. The jury in Pecos on Wednesday ruled in favor of Pickens' company, Mesa Petroleum Partners, after a three-week trial.

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  20. New Mexico, West Texas advocates eye immigration campaignRead the original story

    Nov 23, 2016 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Advocates in southern New Mexico and West Texas are launching a campaign aimed at defending immigrants amid uncertainty after the presidential election. The Border Network for Human Rights and the Reform Immigration for Texas Alliance are scheduled Wednesday to announce in El Paso, Texas, plans to educate immigrants on their rights and fight potential proposals by President-elect Donald Trump.

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