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  1. 3rd person found dead days after raging Texas floodwatersRead the original story

    Sunday | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    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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  2. Temperatures increase above normal before front arrives early next weekRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    We still have a little bit of some dry air across South Texas this morning, but southeasterly winds this afternoon will begin to increase moisture levels and the humidity will be on the rise. Today, look for decent cloud coverage with temperatures near seasonal average in the mid to upper 80s and a passing shower.

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  3. Crews find 2 of 4 bodies swept away in West Texas floodsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 12 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Emergency personnel have found the bodies of two of the four people swept away when raging floodwaters overtook a small city in West Texas. Texas A&M Forest Service spokeswoman Christi Powers says the bodies were found Thursday on the banks of the Llano River more than 6 miles downstream from where they went missing.

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  4. Floods sweep away West Texas RV park; 4 men are missingRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 9 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    By RYAN TARINELLI and JAMIE STENGLE Associated Press DALLAS - Emergency crews were searching for four men Monday whose recreational vehicle was among those swept away from an RV park by raging floodwaters that prompted dramatic rescues by helicopters and boats in a small West Texas city. Heavy rains started falling Sunday night, causing the South Llano River to rise in Junction, about 140 miles west of Austin.

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  5. Remains of missing Vietnam war pilot from Texas identifiedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 4 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    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 photo mission. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency on Thursday announced identification of Navy Reserve Cmdr.

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  6. Texas girl whose eyes, mouth were glued shut out of hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 27 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    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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  7. Father charged with beating toddler, gluing mouth, eyes shutRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 26 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    A father suspected of gluing shut the eyes and mouth of his 1-year-old daughter has been arrested in West Texas. El Paso County records show 29-year-old Johnnie Lee Carter is being held Wednesday on a charge of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury.

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  8. Tampering charge dropped in 2012 death of West Texas toddlerRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 1, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    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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  9. Waste Management to pay $5.5 million over immigrant laborRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 30, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    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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  10. West Texas police fatally shoot man who was homicide suspectRead the original story

    Aug 17, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    A New Mexico man who was a suspect in the shooting death of his ex-girlfriend has been killed in a confrontation with police in West Texas. Midland police say officers encountered 41-year-old Oscar Gurrola on Thursday just outside the city.

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  11. US Army ring discovered at West Texas landfill, owner soughtRead the original story

    Aug 13, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    A U.S. Army ring has been found at a West Texas landfill and a veteran is trying to track down the owner. Allen, who also served in the Army, posted photos of the ring on his Facebook page and says a name is engraved inside.

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  12. At least 27 rescued after flash flood hits West Texas parkRead the original story

    Aug 12, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    At least 27 people have been rescued after 8 to 9 inches of rain caused flash flooding in the Nueces River at a park west of San Antonio. The Uvalde County Sheriff's Office says on its social media that the 27 were rescued from high water Sunday at Chalk Bluff Park, about 15 miles northwest of Uvalde, Texas.

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  13. Agency looks to fill hundreds of job vacancies on borderRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 12, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The U.S. Customs and Border Protection, the largest law enforcement agency in the country, has hundreds of vacancies for law enforcement officers to fill nationwide, and El Paso and Columbus, New Mexico, are among the areas where there are job openings. "We take people from all walks of life, all job experience, people who have gone to school, been in the military," said Customs and Border Protection Officer Adrianna Carranza, a national recruiter based in the El Paso Field office, which includes all of New Mexico.

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  14. Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press at 9:45 p.m. CDTRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Texas lawymakers say they've been told a temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open another month. State Reps.

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  15. Lawmakers: Migrant teen tent city to stay open another monthRead the original story

    Aug 11, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Texas lawmakers say they have been told the temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open another month. State Reps.

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  16. 7 injured in Texas natural gas pipeline explosionsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The number of people injured in a series of explosions on a West Texas natural gas pipeline has risen to seven. Authorities initially said five people - a volunteer firefighter and four pipeline employees - were hurt Wednesday when the explosions happened about 20 miles southeast of Midland.

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  17. Number of injured rises to 7 in Texas pipeline explosionsRead the original story

    Aug 2, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    The number of people injured in a series of explosions on a West Texas natural gas pipeline has risen to seven. Authorities initially said five people - a volunteer firefighter and four pipeline employees - were hurt Wednesday when the explosions happened about 20 miles southeast of Midland.

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  18. 5 injured in West Texas pipeline explosionsRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Five people, including a volunteer firefighter, have been injured in a series of explosions on a West Texas natural gas pipeline. The explosions happened on Farm-to-Market Road 1379, about 20 miles southeast of Midland. 1 comment

  19. Here is the latest Texas news from The Associated Press at 3:40 a.m. CDTRead the original story

    Aug 1, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Republican Pete Flores and Democrat Pete Gallego are advancing to a runoff as the top two vote-getters in a special election for a West Texas state Senate district's vacant seat. But no one in the eight-candidate field polled a majority Tuesday in the state Senate District 19 race.

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  20. Xcel dedicates transmission line linking New Mexico, TexasRead the original story

    Jul 27, 2018 | KRISTV.COM Corpus Christi

    Xcel Energy has finished the first segment of a $400 million transmission project that will deliver power from a hub in West Texas to southeastern New Mexico's booming oil and gas region. The company says the rapid growth of energy development in New Mexico happened in an area with few major transmission lines.

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