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Abilene Officer Quits After Fort Worth Arrest

A West Texas police officer has quit after being arrested in Fort Worth on charges of public intoxication and firing a gun in a public place.

05/08/2013

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Explosion Leaves Many Homeless, Citizens Opening Their Doors

Residents, churches and businesses are opening their doors to those left homeless by the explosion in McLennan County, at the West Fertilizer plant.

CBSDFW.COM–04/18/2013

(credit: Midland Reporter Telegram)

Midland Train Crash Victims Blame Union Pacific

Survivors of last year’s deadly West Texas train collision who are suing Union Pacific Co. say the railroad should not be able to claim that Midland and Midland County are responsible.

03/12/2013

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Texas Man Indicted For Alleged Obama Threat

A federal grand jury in West Texas has indicted a 20-year-old man who allegedly threatened to shoot President Barack Obama during his inauguration.

03/12/2013

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Man Charged For 1983 Fort Worth Murder

Authorities say DNA evidence has tied a 48-year-old man to the 1983 cold case killing of a businessman in North Texas.

03/08/2013

(credit: Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services)

Russians Investigating Adoptee’s Death In Texas

Russian authorities have blamed “inhuman treatment” for the death of a 3-year-old boy adopted by an American family, but Texas officials say they are still investigating claims that the child was abused before his death.

02/19/2013

Lubbock Dust Storm

One Dead, 17 Injured In Texas Dust Storm Accidents

A state trooper says one person was killed and least 17 injured in a series of accidents that occurred when a violent West Texas dust storm forced authorities to close a portion of Interstate 27 north of Lubbock.

12/20/2012

(credit: Midland Reporter Telegram)

Midland Parade Crash Victim To Be Laid To Rest

More than two weeks after a horrific Veterans Day parade crash in Midland left four veterans dead, one of the victims will be laid to rest after passing through North Texas.

11/28/2012

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500 Pounds Of Marijuana Found On Texas School Bus

Investigators are trying to determine who smuggled nearly 500 pounds of marijuana on board a West Texas school bus hauling student athletes.

11/21/2012

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Texan Pleads Guilty In Multistate Drug Ring

A long-haul trucker from West Texas has pleaded guilty in a 2011 multistate drug-hauling ring.

11/21/2012

Crop duster

Texan Pleads Guilty To Shooting Crop Duster Plane

A West Texas man has pleaded guilty to shooting into a crop duster as the plane was spraying a neighbor’s fields.

11/20/2012

(credit: Midland Reporter Telegram)

Driver Named In Midland Parade Crash

Two attorneys named Dale Andrew Hayden as the driver of a parade float that collided with a Union Pacific train in West Texas, killing four veterans and injuring 17 others.

11/20/2012

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