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  1. Man arrested in fatal shooting in San Angelo, body in streetRead the original story

    Yesterday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Police say a West Texas driver has been charged with killing an acquaintance who was hit while riding a bicycle and then fatally shot. Tom Green County jail records show Stephano Culbreath of San Angelo was being held Thursday on murder and possession of a controlled substance charges.

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  2. 34 deer killed in Texas for chronic wasting disease testingRead the original story

    Wednesday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    State officials have euthanized 34 deer at a breeding ranch in Medina County where a buck tested positive for chronic wasting disease last month. The San Antonio Express-News reports the deer were euthanized for testing Tuesday at the Texas Mountain Ranch in Hondo.

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  3. US flag mural painted at new West Texas school after disputeRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 28 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A U.S. flag mural on a new West Texas school resolves a dispute over whether the building should blend in with the desert. Two artists on Tuesday continued the red, white and blue effort at the Congressman Silvestre & Carolina Reyes Elementary School in El Paso.

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  4. East Texas man arrested for 1989 slaying of West Texas teenRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 25 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    An East Texas man has been arrested in the stabbing death of a West Texas teenage girl 26 years ago. Thompson Ward Stricklen Jr. is in Ector County Jail in Odessa jailed on murder and sexual assault charges.

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  5. Texas officials to vote on $1B for water projectsRead the original story

    Monday Jul 20 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    State officials will vote later this week on approving $1 billion in loans and financial help to fund future water projects across Texas. Many of the 21 projects are in the Dallas-Fort Worth and Houston areas, where the population is expected to grow.

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  6. Man indicted on murder charge, 2012 killing of Lubbock teenRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 15 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A convicted burglar has been indicted in the 2012 fatal shooting of a 15-year-old West Texas boy whose remains were found last month. Jose Simental of Brownfield was indicted Tuesday on a murder charge in the slaying of Mark Ysasaga .

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  7. 2 Texas prisons in Abilene experience water flow issuesRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 11 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Showers have been limited for inmates at two West Texas prisons as authorities investigate what caused a drop in water pressure. The Texas Department of Criminal Justice says the issue involves the Robertson Unit and the Middleton Unit, both in Abilene.

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  8. Abilene drenched with more than 8 inches of record rainfallRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 8 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas city has had its wettest day since forecasters began keeping rainfall records for the area in 1886. The National Weather Service says Abilene on Tuesday received 8.26 inches of rain, leading to street flooding and high-water rescues.

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  9. Texas clerk issues 'declaration' in opposing same-sex unionsRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A county clerk in West Texas is refusing to issue marriage licenses to same-sex couples and asks state leaders in a self-described "declaration" to "protect natural marriage from lawless court opinions." The objection by Irion County Clerk Molly Criner to the U.S. Supreme Court's ruling that legalized gay marriage refers to prior court decisions, state resolutions from 1798 and the writings of Martin Luther King Jr. in arguing that marriage "between one man and one woman remains the law in Texas."

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  10. 35 people test positive for tuberculosis at El Paso schoolRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Public health officials say nearly three dozen students and staff at a West Texas school have tested positive for tuberculosis since examinations began in mid-June. The El Paso Department of Public Health ordered tests for 163 students and eight staff members at Frank Macias Elementary School after an active case of tuberculosis was discovered at the school last month.

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  11. Ex-probation officer gets prison for Texas sex traffickingRead the original story

    Jun 30, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A former juvenile probation officer in West Texas has been sentenced to 18 years in prison for his role in a gang-related sex trafficking ring. Prosecutors say McCullouch was among four men convicted in January of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of persons.

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  12. Inmate mistakenly released in Lubbock, caught in New MexicoRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    An inmate mistakenly released from a West Texas jail has been caught in New Mexico after days on the run and a stop in Las Vegas. Jail records show Ernest Ray Zavala was back at the Lubbock County Detention Center on Monday.

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  13. 4 killed in SUV wreck east of Fort StocktonRead the original story

    Jun 29, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A mother and three of her children have been killed in a West Texas traffic accident that left two other relatives hurt. The Texas Department of Public Safety says the wreck happened late Sunday morning on Interstate 10, about 31 miles east of Fort Stockton.

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  14. Funeral services Monday for officer killed in crash with SUVRead the original story

    Jun 28, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The funeral for a West Texas police sergeant killed when his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle will be held Monday. Services will be held at Foster Communications Coliseum in San Angelo for Sgt.

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  15. San Angelo motorcycle officer killed in crash with SUVRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A veteran West Texas police officer has died after his motorcycle was struck by another vehicle while helping escort a parade of boats. Authorities say the SUV pulled out of a parking lot and hit a motorcycle ridden by Kennedy, who was a San Angelo police officer for nearly 20 years.

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  16. 2 in El Paso get in gang-related sex trafficking casesRead the original story

    Jun 26, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas gang member must serve life in prison for helping run a sex trafficking ring also operating in New Mexico, Nevada and Colorado. Gray in January was convicted of conspiracy to commit sex trafficking of persons, sex trafficking of children and sex trafficking by force, fraud and coercion.

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  17. 2 sentenced in freezing death of Texas nursing home patientRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Two former nurses at a West Texas nursing home have accepted plea bargains in connection with the freezing death of a 71-year-old patient in 2011. Texas attorney general spokeswoman Teresa Farfan told the Lubbock Avalanche-Journal that Edna Faye Stowe got a two-year deferred sentence after pleading guilty to injury to the elderly by omission.

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  18. Lubbock man convicted in mall child pornography video caseRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas man faces up to 30 years in prison for pretending to recruit models, luring a girl to a Lubbock mall and shooting sexual video of her in a public restroom. Amadeo Torres of Lubbock pleaded guilty Wednesday to production of child pornography.

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  19. Man dies while working on West Texas highway bridgeRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Officials say a man working for a company that was repairing beams under a bridge in West Texas has died after a load of metal rods fell on him. Runnels County Sheriff Bill Baird tells the San Angelo Standard-Times that the man died Tuesday morning at the work site in Ballinger, located about 200 miles southwest of Fort Worth.

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  20. West Texan pleads guilty in hit-and-run death of man, 90Read the original story

    Jun 18, 2015 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas driver has been sentenced to six years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a 90-year-old man as he walked across an Odessa street.

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