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Parker County vehicle burglary suspect.
Courtesy:  Parker County Sheriff

Seven Unlocked Vehicles Burglarized In Parker County

The burglaries happened late Wednesday evening into Thursday morning, June 24-June 25.

06/29/2015

Getty Images: File Photo

Knife-Wielding Man Shot By Weatherford Police Dies

A man who was allegedly threatening first-responders with a knife was shot by police Tuesday.

06/23/2015

Randy Scott Carter (credit: Parker County Jail)

Owner Of ‘Swinger House’ Slapped With Lawsuit

A so-called “swinger house” is causing controversy after the The Hills of Bear Creek HOA filed a lawsuit against it.

06/03/2015

Dog displaced due to flooding being cared for at Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter

Animal Shelter Offers Aid To Displaced Pets Due To Flooding

Residents are being offered temporary boarding of their animals at the Weatherford Parker County Animal Shelter (WPCAS) until they organize their personal affairs.

05/29/2015

(credit: Bud Gillett/CBS 11 News)

Officials: Brazos River Flooding To Worsen

The National Weather Service River Forecasters are predicting a second and much higher crest of the Brazos River in Parker County.

05/29/2015

Quad copter prepared for takeoff in Parker County.
Bud Gillet - CBS11

Drones Help Parker County Scope Out Flood Damage

The drones can see buildings and dwellings that are impossible to view from the road.

05/28/2015

(credit: Tom Riehm/CBS 11 News)

Brazos River Expected To Rise 6-8 Inches

Homeowners in Parker County have been warned to evacuate after concerns that the Brazos River will crest and rise by several more feet on Thursday.

05/28/2015

Brazos River in Horseshoe Bend
Jeff Paul - CBS11

Not All Folks Evacuating In Horseshoe Bend

Given hours to grab their valuables and secure their homes, residents in Horseshoe Bend headed for higher ground Wednesday night.

05/27/2015

On Jan. 24, Weatherford homeowners met with the city to discuss a flood plan that would help avoid scenes like this.

Parker County Residents Asked To Evacuate Before 8 p.m.

Officials in Parker County are recommending that people evacuate because of the chances for a “record flood event” along the Brazos River.

CBSDFW.COM–05/27/2015

Jake Evans, 17, is suspected of shooting and killing both his mother and sister in a small town just south of Aledo. (credit: Parker Co. Sheriff's Office)

Parker Co Judge Sentences Teen To 45-Years For Killing Mother And Sister

A judge in Parker County has sentenced a teenager to 45-years in prison for killing his mother and sister. It’s a deal that means the family won’t have to go through a trial.

04/30/2015

(credit: Parker Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Truck Driver Arrested For Dumping Cooking Oil & Grease In Ditch

Sheriff’s in Parker County received a call on March 9 about a commercial truck that was dumping oil along West FM 1885. When deputies arrived they found driver Jimmy Williams.

CBSDFW.COM–03/10/2015

Photo: Parker County Sheriff's Office

Missing Teenage Girl Found Safe In Parker County

Parker County Sheriff’s investigators are seeking the public’s help in finding a 17-year-old woman who disappeared last week in Springtown.

03/03/2015

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