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  1. US warns travelers of long waits at some border crossingsRead the original story

    Wednesday | KRGV

    The U.S. Customs and Border Protection office that oversees West Texas and New Mexico is warning travelers that wait times at ports of entry in the region could get longer. Officials said Wednesday that specially trained officers from the El Paso and Tornillo ports in Texas and New Mexico's Santa Teresa port are being deployed to California and Arizona in preparation for the arrival of an approaching caravan of migrants.

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  2. Texas mom, 3 children burned using gasoline to start fireRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 13 | KRGV

    A West Texas woman and her three children have been burned in a flash fire while using gasoline in a fireplace for warmth a day after fuel was disconnected to the home. An Abilene Fire Department statement says the victims were burned around 9 a.m. Tuesday.

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  3. 4 children killed in late-night West Texas house fireRead the original story

    Thursday Nov 8 | KRGV

    The Lubbock County Sheriff's Office says deputies responded late Wednesday to the fire west of the city of Lubbock. Deputies and other first responders found the four children inside the home and attempted life-saving measures, but none could be revived.

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  4. The Latest: Polls open across Texas on busy Election DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Nov 6 | KRGV

    Democratic Rep. Beto O'Rourke says he expects to win his high-profile Texas Senate race against Republican incumbent Ted Cruz - defying the odds in the country's largest red state. O'Rourke walked from his home in El Paso on Tuesday and voted at a community college, accompanied by his wife and three children.

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  5. Cruz-O'Rourke hogs the attention, but Texas ballot is loadedRead the original story

    Monday Nov 5 | KRGV

    The U.S. Senate race between Republican incumbent Ted Cruz and Democratic challenger Beto O'Rourke has grabbed most of the attention, but Texas has a full slate of candidates on the midterm ballot. Gov. Greg Abbott is expected to cruise to re-election, as are fellow Republicans Lt.

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  6. B-1 that made emergency landing in Midland flown to OklahomaRead the original story

    Friday Oct 26 | KRGV

    An Air Force bomber that made an emergency landing in West Texas nearly six months ago has been repaired and flown to Oklahoma City for additional maintenance. An Air Force statement says a crew on Friday flew the B-1B Lancer from Midland International Air & Space Port to Tinker Air Force Base.

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  7. West Texas commissioner pleads guilty in bribery schemeRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 23 | KRGV

    A former West Texas school board trustee has pleaded guilty to a charge related to a bribery scheme involving a former county commissioner. Prosecutors say 66-year-old Carlos Eduardo Nieto pleaded guilty to conspiracy Tuesday in Alpine, Texas, as part of a public corruption investigation of Presidio County.

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  8. Rain suspends search for person still missing in Texas floodRead the original story

    Oct 15, 2018 | KRGV

    A rainy forecast has led authorities to suspend the search for the last person still missing after four were swept away last week by raging floodwaters in West Texas. Kimble County Sheriff Hilario Cantu said Monday that "it's just not safe to be on the river now."

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  9. 3rd person found dead days after raging Texas floodwatersRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2018 | KRGV

    Searchers have located the remains of a third person several days after raging floodwaters overtook a small city in West Texas. A news release from Texas A&M Forest Service spokeswoman Christi Powers says the remains were found Saturday evening near Yates Crossing in Junction, a small city alongside the South Llano River.

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  10. Crews still looking for 4 missing in West Texas floodsRead the original story

    Oct 11, 2018 | KRGV

    Search crews are looking for a fourth day for four people missing since a recreational vehicle park was overrun by raging floodwaters from a West Texas river. Texas Game Warden Rachel Kellner said Thursday afternoon that the search continued.

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  11. Remains of missing Vietnam war pilot from Texas identifiedRead the original story

    Oct 4, 2018 | KRGV

    The remains of a Navy pilot from West Texas will be returned to his family more than 50 years after he and his jet disappeared during a Vietnam War combat mission. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency on Thursday announced identification of Navy Reserve Cmdr.

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  12. First & Goal Saturday: September 29thRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2018 | KRGV

    Out-of-Valley teams from West Texas continued to have their way with local football teams on Saturday. Only Hanna was able to record a victory over Amarillo Tascosa 35-19 on a neutral field in San Antonio.

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  13. Girl, 1, whose mouth, eyes glued shut out of Texas hospitalRead the original story

    Sep 27, 2018 | KRGV

    Police say a 1-year-old West Texas girl whose eyes and mouth were glued shut has been released from a hospital as her father faces allegations he attacked her. Odessa police Cpl.

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  14. 20 passengers hurt when charter bus runs off West Texas roadRead the original story

    Sep 13, 2018 | KRGV

    Twenty people have been taken to El Paso hospitals for treatment after a charter bus ran off a road southeast of the city. Texas Department of Public Safety Lt.

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  15. Government to expand, extend Texas tent shelter for childrenRead the original story

    Sep 11, 2018 | KRGV

    The U.S. government says a West Texas tent shelter for immigrant children who have recently crossed the southwest border will remain open through the end of the year. A spokesman for the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services said Tuesday that the facility at Tornillo, Texas, will be expanded to 3,800 beds from its initial capacity of 360 beds.

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  16. Police: Motorcycle collision caused by dropped cellphoneRead the original story

    Sep 5, 2018 | KRGV

    West Texas police say four people were injured in a traffic accident after a passenger riding a motorcycle tried to pick up her cellphone after dropping it on the road. The El Paso Times reports that a passenger on a motorcycle dropped her cellphone as the vehicle was traveling on an El Paso street Sunday morning.

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  17. Police: 2 arrested in Texas slaying blamed on trash disputeRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2018 | KRGV

    A West Texas man has been fatally shot and a father and son were arrested on murder charges over what a police chief calls a neighborhood dispute about trash. Abilene police Chief Stan Standridge says police responded to calls about shots fired around 10:15 a.m. Saturday and located the victim, 37-year-old Aaron Howard, who died at a hospital.

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  18. Tampering charge dropped in 2012 death of West Texas toddlerRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2018 | KRGV

    Prosecutors have dropped an evidence tampering charge against an ex-Child Protective Services supervisor in the 2012 starvation death of a Texas toddler while her airman father was deployed overseas. A judge dismissed the 2014 felony count against Martha Kiel Whitaker.

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  19. West Texas airport salutes Columbia astronaut Rick HusbandRead the original story

    Sep 1, 2018 | KRGV

    A West Texas airport that carries the name of a 2003 shuttle Columbia victim has unveiled an exhibit saluting NASA astronaut Rick Husband. The display at Rick Husband Amarillo International Airport includes photos and a model of Columbia as part of "From Amarillo to Outer Space."

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  20. Waste Management to pay $5.5 million over immigrant laborRead the original story

    Aug 30, 2018 | KRGV

    Waste Management has agreed to pay the federal government $5.5 million to settle allegations that it made a practice of using labor in the U.S. illegally. The U.S. Attorney's Office in Houston said Wednesday that a Waste Management subsidiary employed at least three managers at a West Texas waste site who actively encouraged the hiring of workers in the country illegally between 2003 and April 2012.

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