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  1. Soldier accused of killing transgender woman in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 15 | Fox News

    A soldier is accused of killing a transgender woman in West Texas, and the FBI is investigating whether it was a hate crime.


  2. Blue Origin announces big 'New Glenn' rocket for satellite and crew launchesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 13 | Fox News

    Blue Origin's newly announced New Glenn rockets will feature reusable first stages, and the two-stage and three-stage versions will be 270 feet and 313 feet tall, respectively. Billionaire entrepreneur Jeff Bezos announced Tuesday a massive new reusable rocket family in development for his private spaceflight company Blue Origin.


  3. Police in West Texas town of Alpine search for 'shooter'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 8 | Fox News

    Police in the West Texas town of Alpine say there's an "active shooter" situation and schools have been locked down amid the search for a suspect. Police dispatcher Scarlet Eldred had no immediate information on whether anyone was hurt in the unspecified incident shortly before 9 a.m. Thursday.


  4. Memorial for 'American Sniper' Chris Kyle unveiled in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 28, 2016 | Fox News

    A memorial for slain Navy Seal and "American Sniper" author Chris Kyle has been unveiled in the West Texas city where he was born in 1974. Ceremonies were held Thursday in Odessa to unveil the granite-and-limestone Chris Kyle Memorial Plaza, which also includes a bronze statue of Kyle.


  5. Three train workers presumed dead after fiery Texas crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 29, 2016 | Fox News

    Investigators said Wednesday they believed three missing crew members aboard two freight trains that collided head-on in the Texas Panhandle did not survive. Emergency personnel have moved from a rescue effort to a recovery operation, Texas Department of Public Safety Sgt.


  6. Three crew members missing after Texas train collision triggers massive fireballRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 28, 2016 | Fox News

    Three crew members were missing Tuesday and a fourth was injured Tuesday after a head-on train collision in the Texas Panhandle ignited a massive fireball, and forced the evacuation of the surrounding area. The two BNSF Railway freight trains were on the same track when they collided about five miles east of the town of Panhandle, about 25 miles northeast of Amarillo.


  7. Blue Origin aces 4th reusable rocket launch (and landing) in live webcastRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 19, 2016 | Fox News

    Blue Origin's reusable New Shepard rocket and space capsule launches from West Texas during its fourth successful test flight on June 19, 2016. Blue Origin's New Shepard space capsule descends back to Earth under two of its three main parachutes during a test of its two-chute landing capabilities on June 19, 2016.


  8. Warnings and advisories issued across Central Texas amid new flooding ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jun 2, 2016 | Fox News

    The National Weather Service placed most of Central Texas under a flood advisory as flooding concerns grow as storms roll throughout the area, Fox7Austin.com reported. News of the latest flooding threat came a day after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott declared a state of disaster Wednesday in 31 flood-affected counties including Lubbock County in West Texas, Hidalgo County in the Lower Rio Grande Valley of South Texas, and Jasper County in East Texas.


  9. Texas trying revamped sex offender treatment programRead the original story w/Photo

    May 30, 2016 | Fox News

    Many of Texas' most violent sex offenders have been housed for months in a former prison in rural West Texas, and the head of the state agency that oversees the overhauled program believes it will lead to successful rehabilitations. Texas Civil Commitment Office executive director Marsha McLane says the new program in Littlefield is more intensive and therapeutic in nature.


  10. Texas dad accused of spanking soccer-playing son for missed goalRead the original story w/Photo

    May 23, 2016 | Fox News

    A 31-year-old West Texas man faces a felony charge after allegedly spanking and leaving several welts on his 8-year-old son for missing a goal in a soccer match. The Odessa American reports that Carlos Jesus Vasquez of Odessa was charged with injury to a child after the boy's grandmother told police Wednesday that the boy's great-grandmother found several dark red welts on the boy's buttocks.


  11. West Texas US marshal resigns after firing threatenedRead the original story w/Photo

    May 12, 2016 | Fox News

    The marshal for the U.S. Western District of Texas has left office after the Justice Department warned that he would be fired for misusing his office if he didn't resign. A Justice Department spokesman on Thursday said only that Robert Almonte was no longer employed by the department.


  12. After news that arson caused blast, West faces new questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Fox News

    Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms special agent Robert Elder, center, talks to reporters during a press conference, Wednesday, May 11, 2016, in West, Texas. Elder said the fire that led to an explosion at the West, Texas, fertilizer plant that killed 15 people in 2013 was a criminal act.


  13. Now it's Mass Murder Officials: Deadly fertilizer plant explosion was arsonRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2016 | Fox News

    Officials launched a hunt Wednesday for possible criminal suspects in the 2013 explosion that killed 15 people at a fertilizer plant in West, Texas, after announcing the fire that triggered the blast was arson. The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives announced a $50,000 reward for information.


  14. Reaction to Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia's deathRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 13, 2016 | Fox News

    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.


  15. SpaceX launches rocket 6 months after accident, then landsRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 21, 2015 | Fox News

    SpaceX sent a rocket soaring toward orbit Monday night with 11 small satellites, its first mission since an accident last summer. Then it landed the leftover 15-story booster back on Earth, safely.


  16. Epic Test Flight 1st reusable rocket lifts off, lands - then re-ignitesRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 25, 2015 | Fox News

    The private spaceflight company Blue Origin just launched itself into the history books by successfully flying and landing a reusable rocket. Powered by the company's own BE-3 engine, the rocket kicked off the launchpad on Nov. 23 at 11:21 a.m. Central Time, carrying the New Shepard space vehicle.


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