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  1. Report critical of West Texas prison plagued by riotsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | 13WHAM

    A federal report cites lack of staffing and other issues as longstanding problems at a West Texas prison that has seen several uprisings among its largely immigrant inmates. The U.S. Department of Justice's Inspector General released the report Thursday about the Reeves County Detention Center in Pecos.


  2. Doctor dead after plane hits guy-wire of West Texas TV towerRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Authorities say a Lubbock doctor was killed after the small plane he was piloting crashed into a guy-wire attached to a TV tower as he approached an airport in West Texas. Lubbock police Lt.


  3. Border Patrol shoots, kills man who drove through checkpointRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 23, 2015 | 13WHAM

    U.S. Border Patrol agents have shot and killed a man who officials say drove through a West Texas checkpoint. U.S. Customs and Border Protection issued a statement Friday about the shooting.


  4. Texas Panhandle gets foot of snowRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 22, 2015 | 13WHAM

    A winter storm has swept through parts of Texas, dropping up to a foot of snow in the Panhandle and prompting El Paso to close government offices early. Dozens of school districts canceled classes or delayed opening in the Panhandle and South Plains on Thursday.


  5. 10 killed in prison bus crash in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 14, 2015 | 13WHAM

    Law enforcement officials say a bus carrying 12 prisoners and three corrections officers fell from an overpass in West Texas and crashed onto train tracks below, killing ten people. Department of Public Safety trooper Shawn Baxter, who is en route to the scene west of Odessa near Penwell, could not confirm details Wednesday morning but said it was a fatal accident.


  6. 5 babies test positive for TB in Texas exposureRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 27, 2014 | 13WHAM

    Five babies have tested positive for tuberculosis in West Texas after a nurse assistant at an El Paso hospital exposed hundreds of infants to the disease between September 2013 and last month. The El Paso Department of Public Health says in a statement that none of the children have active TB, the deadly and contagious form of the illness.


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