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  1. Runaway West Texas boy found dead with gunshot woundRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday May 12 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Jose Hernandez, a reported runaway, was found at Scenic Mountain Medical Center in Big Spring with a gunshot wound, according to authorities. The 12-year-old later died.

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  2. UT remembers former president Dr. Peter FlawnRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 8 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Former University of Texas president Dr. Peter Flawn is being remembered for his distinguished leadership. The university announced that Dr. Flawn, 91, died overnight Sunday.

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  3. Breezy conditions this week increases our risk of fire dangerRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 25 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The last week of April has not only brought a roller-coaster of temperatures but now most of the state is dealing with an elevated risk for fire danger. According to the Texas A&M Forest Service, most of Central Texas is under a "moderate" fire danger.

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  4. West Carlisle Fire DepartmentRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Texas lawmakers and AT&T teamed up on Thursday to help local volunteer fire stations get back on their feet financially following last month's wildfires in West Texas. "The wildfires destroyed 500,000 acres in the Panhandle area, ended up taking four lives, ended up burning three firefighters," Chris Barron with the State Firefighters' and Fire Marshals' Association of Texas said, "and put a lot of fire departments in a financial bind in which now they are struggling to repair much-needed equipment that they have to use on a daily basis."

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  5. 4 killed in Texas highway crash after driver falls asleepRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Four people have died on a West Texas highway in an accident that authorities say began when a driver fell asleep at the wheel. The Standard-Times of San Angelo reports 32-year-old Jessica Marciano of Torrington, Connecticut, was traveling east on Interstate 10 near Ozona on Saturday when she fell asleep, her car drifted then rolled and came to rest on the roadway.

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  6. Suspect arrested after 7 wounded at Lubbock motelRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 5, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Police say a 23-year-old man arrested Tuesday afternoon is their suspect in the shootings of seven people wounded while on the balcony of a West Texas motel. Lubbock police say Adrian Vicente Castillo was booked Tuesday evening into the Lubbock County Jail on a charge of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon.

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  7. Bat-killing fungus found for the first time in TexasRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 23, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    The fungus that causes white-nose syndrome, a deadly disease to hibernating bats, has been found for the first time in Texas. The fungus has been detected in samples taken from three bat species in six West Texas counties - Childress, Collingsworth, Cottle, Hardeman, King and Scurry.

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  8. Two large West Texas wildfires now 85 percent containedRead the original story w/Photo

    Mar 1, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Firefighters have more fully contained two large wildfires in West Texas, including one that destroyed four homes and prompted the evacuation of nearly 1,200 others. Texas A&M Forest Service spokesman Phillip Truitt said Wednesday that a fire in Swisher County is now 85 percent contained after burning about 2,200 acres and threatening the town of Tulia, about 50 miles south of Amarillo.

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  9. Kyle mother angry high risk sex offender fell a through the cracksaRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 27, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A 13-year-old girl was taken last Friday, Feb. 24, by a 26-year-old man she told her mother she had met online. Monday, the girl's mother told KXAN her daughter is at a treatment center for her trauma while her alleged abductor remains in a West Texas jail where the police caught up with the pair on the weekend after a police chase that ended in Yoakum County.

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  10. Settlements reached in West plant explosion as more cases pendingRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 21, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A judge has approved settlements with the families of victims of the massive fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas, and trials for some of the claims remaining from more than 70 that were filed are scheduled for April. The Waco Tribune-Herald reported that partial settlements were reached Friday for 11 children and their families with defendants El Dorado Chemical Co.

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  11. KXAN.comRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2013 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Dallas Fire-Rescue Capt. Kenny Harris died in the fertilizer plant explosion in West, Texas.

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  12. Alpine police believe remains are missing college studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Feb 5, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Police say the boyfriend of a missing West Texas college student has been arrested a day after remains believed to be his girlfriend were found in a shallow grave. Alpine police Lt.

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  13. West Texas teacher admits luring immigrant teachers for kickbacksRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 20, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    While many spent the morning with eyes glues to the TV, watching the swearing-in of the nations 45th president - others chose to keep their

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  14. Sheriff criticizes Sid Millera s account of a illegal aliensa attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 17, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Miller said in a recent Facebook post that the attack is another reason why a border wall must be built. Ashley King dropped by the studio to tell us how to work them the right way, and help us stay on track with our fitness commitment.

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  15. KXAN.comRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2013 | KXAN-TV Austin

    This is all because of recent deaths and medical emergencies involving patients under anesthesia, like 14-month-old Daisy Lynn Torres. Hundreds of skateboarders gathered at the Austin Skate Park before making their way up 12th Street towards downtown to celebrate Internation GEORGETOWN, Texas - Williamson County commissioners and the Williamson County Judge Dan Gattis are being sued for civil rights violat Most of the victims were first responders from fire departments in West and other nearby towns that were on the scene trying to control the Thousands showed up in Waco to pay tribute to those who died following the explosion at a fertilizer plant in West.

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  16. Woman rescued from Concho River after going into waterRead the original story w/Photo

    Jan 4, 2017 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Neighbors of Zoe's Safe Place say the North Austin boarding home's residents are a nuisance, and they are disrupting business, according a l Omar Weaver Rosales' "demand" letters and threats of litigation are a new twist to a familiar pattern, according to a longtime attorney. SAN ANGELO, Texas - A West Texas woman has been rescued from the Concho River after her motorized wheelchair malfunctioned, went off a 6-foot bank and both fell into the water.

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  17. Texas officials: 1 killed, 7 hurt in cheerleader bus crashRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 3, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Authorities say SWAT team officers shot a man to death when they stormed a house after the man shot a sheriff's deputy. BIG SPRING, Texas - Authorities say a woman was killed and seven others were injured when a semitrailer crashed into a bus carrying a group of West Texas high school cheerleaders.

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  18. Dakota Access Pipeline protesters in downtown Austin. Dec. 1, 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 1, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    A strong, shallow earthquake has hit in a sparsely populated area in southern Peru near Lake Titicaca in the Andes, but lo AUSTIN - Dozens of protesters gathered in front of Energy Transfer Partners at the corner of Guadalupe and 15th streets Thursday morning. They're calling for the business to be denied its building permits for the Dakota Access Pipeline in North Dakota by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.

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  19. KXAN.comRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2013 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Thousands showed up in Waco to pay tribute to those who died following the explosion at a fertilizer plant in West. Dallas Fire-Rescue Capt.

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  20. Reward up to $200,000 for missing Texas college studentRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2016 | KXAN-TV Austin

    Alpine police say the reward for information leading to the whereabouts or safe return of a missing West Texas college student has increased to $200,000. Police announced the increase Monday in the disappearance of Zuzu Verk, a 22-year-old from Fort Worth who is a junior at Sul Ross State University in Alpine.

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