West Texas

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Border Patrol Shoots, Kills Man Who Drove Through Checkpoint

U.S. Border Patrol agents shot and killed a man who had driven through a West Texas checkpoint without stopping for inspection, Customs and Border Protection said Friday.

01/23/2015

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3 Prison Bus Crash Victims Leave Hospital

Three of the Texas inmates who were injured in a prison bus wreck near Odessa that killed 10 people have been discharged from a public hospital to prison facilities.

01/21/2015

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Guard Remains Critical After Deadly Texas Prison Bus Wreck

Just one person remains in critical condition following a prison bus wreck in West Texas that left 10 people dead and five hurt.

01/19/2015

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Families Mourn Prisoners Killed In Crash

Several North Texas families are grieving after ten people died in a West Texas prison bus crash.

01/15/2015

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Investigators Comb Prison Bus Crash Site

Federal and state investigators are set to return to the West Texas site of a prison bus crash that killed 10 occupants and left five others hospitalized in critical and serious condition.

01/15/2015

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FBI: Gunman Fatally Shot Doctor At Texas Veterans’ Clinic

A doctor was fatally shot at a West Texas veterans’ clinic in an attack that also left the suspected gunman dead, the FBI said Wednesday.

01/07/2015

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‘Active Shooter’ Reported At El Paso Military Hospital

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter EL PASO, Texas (AP) – The Army is searching for a suspect after an “active shooter” was reported as a West Texas military hospital. Fort Bliss spokesman Gil Telles says an “active […]

01/06/2015

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Lawmaker: Too Many Texas Schools Make Playoffs

A West Texas lawmaker says too many high school football teams reach the state playoffs and has introduced a bill that would reduce the number of qualifiers.

12/12/2014

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Oil Boom Brings New Focus To Univ. Of Texas’ Land

he University of Texas System owns 2.1 million acres of land, most of it in oil-rich West Texas where royalty payments have soared past $1 billion each year.

11/28/2014

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Students & Community Celebrate Plans For New School In West

In West, students held what looked and sounded like a homecoming‎. After all, they want to come home. Adults also joined in the celebration for a soon-to-be built combined West High School and Middle School.

CBS 11–10/30/2014

Wiz Khalifa poses for a booking photo at the El Paso Police Department on May 25, 2014 in El Paso, Texas. Wiz Khalifa was arrested at El Paso International Airport with a small amount of marijuana. (credit: El Paso Police Department via Getty Images)

Wiz Khalifa Skips Court For TV Appearance

A warrant has been issued for rapper Wiz Khalifa’s arrest after he skipped out on a court date for a marijuana possession charge in West Texas.

08/07/2014

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Despite Demolition Decision Future Of West High School Uncertain

Taking a wrecking ball to a piece of history. More heartache may lie ahead in the town of West. Wednesday the school district voted to demolish the old high school. Officials said the building was too badly damaged by the fertilizer plant explosion.

CBSDFW.COM–07/09/2014

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