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  1. Colorado pilot dies in Texas small plane crashRead the original story

    Tuesday | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A pilot from Colorado has been killed in the West Texas crash of a single-engine plane used for aerial patrols of oil and gas fields. The Texas Department of Public Safety says 28-year-old Jeffery Michael McNamee of Littleton, Colorado, died in Monday's crash near Odessa.

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  2. 1 dead in fiery West Texas plane crashRead the original story

    Monday Dec 22 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

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

    Saturday Dec 20 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    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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  4. Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomesRead the original story

    Saturday Dec 20 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

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

    Thursday Dec 18 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    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

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

    Friday Dec 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

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

    Friday Dec 12 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

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

    Thursday Dec 11 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    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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  9. Police: West Texas 18-year-old spits on officersRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas man has been indicted on two felony charges after police say he spit on a pair of officers. The San Angelo Standard-Times reports Tuesday that 18-year-old Daniel Cuellar III has been charged with two counts of harassment of a public servant.

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  10. Trooper: Man killed in fiery West Texas crashRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities in West Texas say a man has died after his pickup truck was crushed between a semitrailer and a piece of heavy machinery and the truck caught fire. Department of Public Safety Trooper Shawn Baxter tells the San Angelo Standard-Times that the four-vehicle crash happened Tuesday evening near Goodfellow Air Force Base.

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

    Tuesday Dec 9 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

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

    Sunday Dec 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    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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  13. 3 killed in 3-car wreck near Andrews in West TexasRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    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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  14. 3rd suspect arrested over slaying of Kilgore manRead the original story

    Friday Dec 5 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A third suspect has been arrested on a murder charge in the fatal shooting of a Kilgore man whose body was found at a West Texas Ranch. The Brewster County Sheriff's Office says Charles Levi Morrow of Benbrook was being held without bond Friday in the death of Walter "Trey" Sands III.

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  15. 2 arrested in West Texas death of Kilgore manRead the original story

    Thursday Dec 4 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

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

    Thursday Dec 4 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    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 Brewster County Sheriff's Office on Thursday said the body discovered Nov. 5 has been identified as 80-year-old Mary Elizabeth Broughton.

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

    Thursday Dec 4 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    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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  18. Police: Teen killed man for not buying him beerRead the original story

    Nov 3, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Authorities say a 16-year-old boy struck and killed a man with his car outside of a West Texas convenience store after the man refused to buy him beer. Abilene police spokesman Rick Tomlin said Monday that the teenager has been charged with murder in juvenile court in the death of Jesse Cortinez, a 58-year-old local man.

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  19. Report IDs 'weaknesses' at nuclear weapons labRead the original story

    Oct 1, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A report issued Wednesday by the inspector general of the U.S. Department of Energy squarely places blame for the shutdown of the nation's only underground nuclear waste repository on failures at Los Alamos National Laboratory. The inspector general's office identified several major weaknesses in the lab's procedures for packing contaminated gloves, tools and other radiological wastes that were destined for permanent storage at the Waste Isolation Pilot Plant in southern New Mexico.

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  20. Search for Texas deputy suspended, but will resumeRead the original story

    Sep 18, 2014 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    By MICHAEL RUBINKAM Associated Press Hundreds of mourners, including law enforcement officers from around the country, are gathering in Scranton, Pennsylvania, for the funeral of a state trooper... The hunt for a man charged with killing a Pennsylvania State Police trooper appeared to intensify late Thursday as authorities blocked roads around the home of the suspect's parents. Searchers are trying to find a Central Texas sheriff's deputy who has been missing since she reported her patrol vehicle was swamped during storm-related flooding.

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