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  1. 1 dead in fiery West Texas plane crashRead the original story

    5 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

    Authorities say one person has been killed in the fiery crash of a single-engine plane into a West Texas field. The Department of Public Safety says the crash happened Monday morning just west of Odessa and one person died.

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  2. New sheriff named for Martin County in West TexasRead the original story

    Saturday | KLTV Tyler

    Martin County commissioners selected Brad Ingram to finish John Woodward II's term. Ingram will be sworn in Monday in Stanton.

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  3. Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomesRead the original story

    Saturday | KLTV Tyler

    Ranchers across Texas have gotten creative with their land after drought conditions decimated cattle numbers in the nation's leading production state. Many ranchers in Texas are opening up their pastures to hunters, while others are selling water to oil companies or desert plants and mistletoe to nurseries.

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  4. Abilene teacher resigns, charged with felonyRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 18 | KLTV Tyler

    Authorities in West Texas have charged a former high school administrator with a felony count of improper relationship between a teacher and student. KTXS-TV reports 29-year-old Michael Trook was booked into the Taylor County Jail late Wednesday and posted $50,000 bond. 1 comment

  5. Lawmaker: Too many Texas schools make playoffsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | KLTV Tyler

    A West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of teams that advance. Republican Sen. Charles Perry of Lubbock says the University Interscholastic League's playoff system has become "watered down" and allows up to 74 percent of teams to make the playoffs.

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  6. Police: West Texas man breaks child's legRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | KLTV Tyler

    Midland police have arrested a 23-year-old man who they say broke a child's leg during a diaper change. The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports Delfino Barboza-Esquivel was being held at the Midland County jail Friday morning on a felony charge of injuring a child.

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  7. Texas man pleads guilty in cash smuggling caseRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 11 | KLTV Tyler

    A West Texas man has pleaded guilty to attempting to smuggle nearly $100,000 in suspected drug money into Mexico. The El Paso Times reports 30-year-old Alejandro Gastelum is awaiting sentencing after pleading guilty to a federal charge of conspiracy to smuggle bulk cash.

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  8. Sheriff: Man, 21, found dead in oil fieldRead the original story

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KLTV Tyler

    Deputies in West Texas are investigating the death of a man whose body was found at the base of an oil well. The Midland Reporter-Telegram reports the Midland County Sheriff's Office says 21-year-old Jonathan Brazell was found dead on Monday.

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  9. West Texas officials to hear courthouse reportRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | KLTV Tyler

    Ector County commissioners are set to get their first public report from an architectural firm doing a study of the county's courthouse. On Monday, commissioners will hear the report from Brinkley Sargent that includes a comprehensive needs study and options that may be available for the county's courthouse.

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  10. 3 killed in 3-car wreck near Andrews in West TexasRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | KLTV Tyler

    Authorities say the accident happened at about 8:30 Saturday night when the driver of a Jeep did not obey a stop sign at a rural intersection just east of Andrews, about 35 miles north of Odessa. A pickup truck traveling on Texas Highway 176 struck the Jeep and both vehicles were then hit by an eastbound 18-wheeler.

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  11. Trey Sands' father: 'It breaks your heart just losing him'Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 4 | KLTV Tyler

    The body of Trey Sands was found shot to death under a pile of rocks near Alpine, about 80 miles from the Texas-Mexico border. Sands, who was a former coach with Kilgore ISD, had been missing since going on a hunting trip in alpine November 1st.

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  12. 2 arrested in West Texas death of Kilgore manRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | KLTV Tyler

    Two people have been charged with murder after the body of a Kilgore man was found under some rocks at a West Texas ranch. The Brewster County Sheriff's Office says Keith McWilliams of Alpine and Rhonda Joy Bloom of Terlingua were being held without bond Thursday.

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  13. Body found at West Texas home was missing momRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | KLTV Tyler

    A body found under the floorboards of a West Texas home was the mother of a woman imprisoned for stealing her late father's federal benefits. The body discovered Nov. 5 has been identified as 80-year-old Mary Elizabeth Broughton.

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  14. Deputies question West Texas man in drug caseRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | KLTV Tyler

    Deputies in West Texas are working to determine who mailed nearly a pound of marijuana to an Abilene-area man. KTXS-TV reports the Taylor County Sheriff's Office is investigating after the U.S. Postal Service contacted deputies this week.

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  15. Deputies find dog of missing Kilgore man in West TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Dec 3 | KLTV Tyler

    Family members say deputies found Trey Sands' dog, Gauge, on Wednesday. They say Gauge is doing well, but there is still no sign of Sands.

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  16. Sister of missing man: 'I still have hope that we are going to find my brother'Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 2 | KLTV Tyler

    A helicopter search is set for Wednesday in West Texas, more than a month after a former East Texas coach went missing. Brewster County Sheriff's officials say that former Kilgore ISD coach Trey Sands went missing November 1 while on a hunting trip in Alpine, Texas.

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  17. Oil boom brings new focus to Univ. of Texas' landsRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 27 | KLTV Tyler

    The University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year. But a consulting group and environmental advocates say the UT System needs to do much more with a valuable public resource.

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  18. 2 prison guards among 3 dead in West Texas wreckRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 25 | KLTV Tyler

    Two prison guards and the driver of a second vehicle have died in a West Texas traffic accident that left another officer hurt. Investigators are trying to determine what caused the collision near Lamesa after the Smith Unit guards ended their shift at the nearby prison. 1 comment

  19. Artist gets probation for Prada Marfa vandalismRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    A Waco-based artist has been assessed probation after pleading guilty to reduced charges in the vandalism of the Prada Marfa public art installation in West Texas. Joseph Magnano pleaded guilty Nov. 7 in Fort Davis to two misdemeanor criminal mischief counts, reduced from felony criminal mischief.

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  20. West Texas worker killed under semitrailerRead the original story

    Nov 20, 2014 | KLTV Tyler

    Authorities in West Texas say a worker has died after being crushed under a semitrailer that he was working on. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office says the 40-year-old part-time employee of S&S Truck Sales in Horizon City died Wednesday evening.

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