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  1. At least 10 killed in Texas when prison bus strikes trainRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    PENWELL, Texas - At least 10 people were killed Wednesday when a bus carrying state prisoners skidded off an icy highway overpass in West Texas, slid down an embankment and collided with a passing train, a county sheriff said. The overpass on Interstate 20 was slick with ice Wednesday morning when the Texas Department of Criminal Justice bus left the roadway just west of Odessa, according to Ector County Sheriff Mark Donaldson.


  2. APNewsbreak: Official says VA shooter was retired soldierRead the original story

    Wednesday Jan 7 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By LOLITA C. BALDOR Associated Press WASHINGTON - A U.S. official says the alleged shooter who killed a doctor at a West Texas veterans' clinic Tuesday was a retired Army solider. The official says the gunman was medically retired from the Army in 2007, and left at the rank of specialist.


  3. Gunman, 1 other person dead in shooting at veterans' clinicRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    EL PASO, Texas - A gunman opened fire at a veterans' medical clinic in West Texas on Tuesday, killing one other person, officials said. The gunman was also killed.


  4. 'Active shooter' reported at El Paso military hospitalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 6 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    EL PASO, Texas - The Army is searching for a suspect after an "active shooter" was reported at a West Texas military hospital. Fort Bliss spokesman Gil Telles says an "active shooter" has been confirmed at the William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso.


  5. Texas ranchers seeking alternative incomesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By BETSY BLANEY and EMILY SCHMALL Associated Press GAIL, Texas - The Muleshoe Ranch's profits were chopped in half when the drought withered pastures, dried up stock tanks and forced the owner to move most of his cattle out of state. Three years later, the sprawling 33,000-acre West Texas ranch is again populated with cattle, thanks to improved rainfall.


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

    Nov 3, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    ABILENE, Texas - 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.


  7. Correction: Tuberculosis Exposure-Texas storyRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    EL PASO, Texas - In a story Oct. 1 about a Texas hospital linked to a tuberculosis outbreak, The Associated Press erroneously reported that a sick nursing assistant continued to work after her private doctor diagnosed her with the active form of the disease.


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

    Oct 1, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    By SUSAN MONTOYA BRYAN Associated Press ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. - 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.


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

    Sep 18, 2014 | KOLD-TV Tucson

    AUSTIN, Texas - Inclement weather made rescue crews in Central Texas suspend the search for a sheriff's deputy who radioed for help minutes before her empty patrol car was found submerged by floodwaters, while heavy rains in West Texas caused dozens of streets and some houses to flood. Roger Wade, a spokesman for the Travis County Sheriff's Office, said the search would resume Friday morning.


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