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  1. Korean War-era plane crash lands at West Texas airport Read Story Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 25, 2017 | KCEN

    Federal authorities say the fuselage of a restored Korean War-era plane came apart as the aircraft crash-landed just short of the runway at a West Texas airport, but that the pilot and passenger survived.

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  2. Education 35 mins ago 11:38 a.m.Texas educator says he illegally conspired to rig test scoresRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 14, 2017 | KCEN

    A former West Texas school official has testified that he conspired with other educators to rig test scores and take other illegal steps to meet federal accountability standards. Former El Paso Associate Superintendent Damon Murphy said in court Tuesday that administrators also falsely inflated scores for 10th-graders, in part by placing students in the wrong grades.

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  3. Features 41 mins ago 12:00 p.m.Groups Dedicate Themselves to Making Veterans SmileRead the original story w/Photo

    Jun 6, 2017 | KCEN

    You can make a difference just by putting a smile on someone's face. The folks I ran into during the Permian Basin Honor Flight did just that for the dozens of veterans on the trip.

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  4. Grand jury indicts man accused of opening fire at Lubbock motel Read Story Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2017 | KCEN

    A West Texas grand jury has indicted a 23-year-old man on charges that he opened fire on a group of people standing on a motel balcony, wounding seven of them. The Lubbock County jury on Tuesday indicted Adrian Vicente Castillo on a count of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon causing bodily injury.

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  5. News 54 mins ago 12:47 p.m.Drug ring leader gets 35 years in prison, forced to pay $37MRead the original story

    Apr 14, 2017 | KCEN

    Prosecutors say the leader of a West Texas-based drug trafficking ring must serve 35 years in federal prison and pay nearly $37 million to the government. Adan Reyes was sentenced Thursday afternoon in El Paso.

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  6. Midland congressman to lead HouseaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 6, 2017 | KCEN

    U.S. Rep. Mike Conaway will lead the House Intelligence Committee investigation into Russian influence over the 2016 elections, the committee chairman announced Thursday morning. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes of California said he is turning over his role as leader of the investigation to Conaway.

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  7. Amber Alert discontinued for West Texas teen Read Story KXVARead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | KCEN

    Adryana was arrested Saturday in Sweetwater on a warrant out of Taylor County for possession of methamphetamine. On Tuesday, a district judge in Abilene granted temporary custody of Zoey to CPS.

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  8. Seven people shot at Lubbock motel, suspect escapes Read Story Associated PressRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 4, 2017 | KCEN

    Police are searching for a suspect after investigators say seven people were shot while on the balcony of a West Texas motel. Lubbock police say the gunfire happened late Monday night during an argument between an armed man and some people standing on a second-story balcony of the Villa Town Motel.

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  9. Bail set for suspect in Zuzu verk caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 6, 2017 | KCEN

    Bond has been set at half a million dollars for a West Texas man, charged with tampering with evidence in the death of his girlfriend.

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  10. Crime 1 hour ago 1:19 p.m.Boyfriend of Zuzu Verk arrested after body found in shallow graveRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 4, 2017 | KCEN

    The boyfriend of a woman who vanished in October 2016 has been arrested and charged with fabricating physical evidence by concealing a human corpse. Friday, police revealed that a body was found in a shallow grave near the West Texas town of Alpine in the neighboring Sunny Glen area.

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