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  1. Congressman: Youth shelter reflects flawed immigration planRead the original story

    Saturday Jun 16 | KLTV Tyler

    A Republican congressman from Texas who toured a tent-like shelter for hundreds of minors who entered the country illegally said Saturday the facility is a byproduct of a flawed immigration strategy. U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said the shelter near the Tornillo port of entry in far West Texas will house about 360 boys who are 16 and 17. The teens began arriving Friday, the same day Hurd toured the shelter, he said, noting that they're being moved from other shelters to make way for younger immigrant children taken into custody at the border.

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  2. Ex-FBI agent in El Paso gets probation for passport fraudRead the original story

    Tuesday Jun 12 | KLTV Tyler

    An ex-FBI agent in West Texas must serve four years of probation for lying about personal information in 2014 while seeking a passport. Federal prosecutors on Tuesday announced the penalty for Rhonda Lynn Chesser Lindstrom.

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  3. Ex-Maryland star Cliff Tucker among 3 dead in Texas wreckRead the original story

    Tuesday May 29 | KLTV Tyler

    Former Maryland basketball player Cliff Tucker has been killed in a West Texas van accident that left two other passengers dead. Tucker was 29. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the van rolled Monday on Interstate 10 near Balmorhea , 180 miles from El Paso.

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  4. State owes counties $2.6 billion for indigent defense costsRead the original story

    May 23, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    Texas county commissioners say the state of Texas owes its 254 counties about $2.6 billion in for the cost of providing indigent defendants a proper trial defense. Cary Roberts, a spokesman for the Texas Association of Counties, tells The Associated Press the figure dates back to the 2001 start of the state's indigent defense program.

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  5. Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blastRead the original story

    May 17, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant. Pruitt on Thursday signed changes to proposed Obama-era safety rules that would affect 12,500 U.S. chemical plants, refineries and other facilities.

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  6. 2 jailed after livestock found in overheated rented trucksRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    Two men are in a West Texas jail charged with animal cruelty after police stopped the two rented trucks the pair were driving and saved dozens of livestock found overheated inside. In a statement, the Parmer County Sheriff's Office said deputies and Farwell police alerted by a caller stopped a pair of panel trucks.

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  7. Injured victims identified in crash that killed Bullard teenRead the original story w/Photo

    May 14, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    More details have been released about the crash that killed a 19-year-old Bullard teen and injured three others. Anna Wegner of Bullard was killed on northbound I-35 near mile marker 348, south of West, Texas, at around 1:40 p.m. on Saturday, according to DPS.

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  8. Concrete damage closes West Texas spring-fed 1930s-era poolRead the original story

    May 13, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    A 1930s-era West Texas swimming pool built by the federal Civilian Conservation Corps and touted as the world's largest spring-fed swimming pool is shut indefinitely because the concrete floor is damaged. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials say the damaged area is under the diving area at the Balmorhea State Park pool and stabilizes pool walls from erosion.

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  9. Texas man gets death sentence for slaying of 5-year-oldRead the original story

    Apr 18, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    A West Texas jury has sentenced a man to death for the 2014 slaying of his then-girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter, who died after her throat was slit. The Tom Green County jury in San Angelo, Texas, deliberated about 10 hours before sentencing 27-year-old Isidro Miguel Delacruz.

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  10. Sessions to address immigration at border sheriffs meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    Aaron Hull, chief patrol agent of the U. S. Customs and Border Protection's El Paso Sector, speaks where construction on a new segment of the border wall will be built, near Santa Teresa, N.M., Monday, April... . Children from Anapra, Mexico, climb a section of the new border wall recently built near Santa Teresa, N.M., Monday, April 9, 2018.

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  11. The Latest: New border wall detailed as 'serious structure'Read the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    The state of California is appealing a court ruling that upheld President Donald Trump's authority to waive environmental reviews for his proposed border wall with Mexico. The state told the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals that it would seek to overturn a February ruling by Gonzalo Curiel, a federal judge in San Diego.

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  12. Arizona sends 225 troops to Mexico border, more heading soonRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 9, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey said Monday that 225 members of the state's National Guard were heading to the U.S.-Mexico border to support President Donald Trump's call for troops to fight drug trafficking and illegal immigration. The Arizona troops were being sent after Texas announced Friday it would send 250 National Guard members and helicopters took the first of them to the border.

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  13. Texas man found guilty in slaying of 5-year-oldRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    A West Texas man has been found guilty in the 2014 slaying of his then-girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter, who died after her throat was slit. The San Angelo Standard-Times reports a jury found 27-year-old Isidro Miguel Delacruz guilty of capital murder Thursday in the death of Naiya Villegas.

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  14. Man charged in slaying of West Texas woman, body in dumpsterRead the original story

    Mar 22, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    A driver detained following a traffic stop has been charged in the slaying of a West Texas woman whose body was found in a trash bin. Tom Green County jail records show 30-year-old Andres Ramirez was being held Thursday on a murder charge in the shooting death of 24-year-old Camille Garcia of San Angelo.

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  15. ACLU accuses US of broadly separating immigrant familiesRead the original story

    Mar 9, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    The American Civil Liberties Union filed a class-action lawsuit Friday accusing the U.S. government of broadly separating immigrant families seeking asylum. The lawsuit follows action the ACLU took in the case of a Congolese woman and her 7-year-old daughter, who the group said was taken from her mother "screaming and crying" and placed in a Chicago facility.

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  16. The Latest: Polls open across Texas in nation's 1st primaryRead the original story

    Mar 6, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    Democratic early voting across Texas' 15 most-populous counties, the only figures available, more than doubled that of the last non-presidential cycle in 2014. Meanwhile, the number of Republican early ballots cast increased only slightly.

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  17. 4 teens charged with defacing West Texas public art muralsRead the original story

    Mar 5, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    Police say three men and a woman have been charged with defacing religious murals in a West Texas public art display known as Paintbrush Alley. San Angelo police on Monday announced the arrest of three 18-year-old suspects, plus a 19-year-old man, on criminal mischief charges after several murals were found defaced last month.

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  18. Mountain lion rarely seen in North Texas killed on highwayRead the original story

    Mar 4, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    State wildlife officials are hoping a necropsy will help them figure out how a large mountain lion wound up in a North Texas county where it was struck and killed by a car. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials say it's the first mountain lion spotted in Palo Pinto County in at least 15 years.

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  19. Ex-insurance agent gets life sentence for client theftRead the original story

    Feb 17, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    A former Lubbock insurance agent has been sentenced to life in prison for stealing money from some of his elderly clients. The Texas Department of Insurance's fraud unit found Gaines had persuaded senior citizens in West Texas to purchase annuities but kept the money for himself.

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  20. Court hears challenge of Texas' judicial elections systemRead the original story

    Feb 12, 2018 | KLTV Tyler

    A federal judge is hearing arguments on whether Texas' statewide elections to choose judges for its highest criminal and civil courts violate the Voting Rights Act by deliberately diluting Hispanic voting power. A coalition of Hispanic and civil rights advocates has sued and is seeking single-member districts for the Court of Criminal Appeals and Supreme Court.

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