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  • US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

    US prosecutors move to cash in on $8.5M in seized bitcoin

    Thursday, December 14 2017 6:15 PM EST2017-12-14 23:15:15 GMT
    Friday, December 15 2017 2:56 AM EST2017-12-15 07:56:30 GMT
    (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)(AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

    Federal attorneys prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring case are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest.

    Federal attorneys prosecuting a multimillion-dollar opioid drug-ring case are moving quickly to sell seized bitcoin that's exploded in value to $8.5 million since the alleged ringleader's arrest.

  • Disney buying much of Fox, will help it compete with Netflix

    Disney buying much of Fox, will help it compete with Netflix

    Thursday, December 14 2017 7:24 AM EST2017-12-14 12:24:47 GMT
    Friday, December 15 2017 2:55 AM EST2017-12-15 07:55:55 GMT

    Disney is buying a big chunk of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal, gaining U.S. cable channels and a major film studio and growing overseas as it tries to meet competition from technology...

    Disney is buying a big chunk of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox in $52.4 billion deal, gaining U.S. cable channels and a major film studio and growing overseas as it tries to meet competition from technology companies.

  • Star Wars fans look forward to seeing The Last Jedi

    Star Wars fans look forward to seeing The Last Jedi

    Friday, December 15 2017 2:34 AM EST2017-12-15 07:34:08 GMT

    The force was strong as theaters at Cinemark 14 Wichita Falls filled up for the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi "I've been a Star Wars fan since I was in 7th grade, Ezrah Brull said, "and when I heard that the sequels were being made I was like 'yes I need to see them.'"    "The movies we already saw were really cool," Quinn Baxter said. "We like them and they're good," Vincent Baxter said.  ...

    The force was strong as theaters at Cinemark 14 Wichita Falls filled up for the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi "I've been a Star Wars fan since I was in 7th grade, Ezrah Brull said, "and when I heard that the sequels were being made I was like 'yes I need to see them.'"    "The movies we already saw were really cool," Quinn Baxter said. "We like them and they're good," Vincent Baxter said.  ...

  • 8 Year Old is impressed by all Santa does

    8 Year Old is impressed by all Santa does

    Friday, December 15 2017 2:19 AM EST2017-12-15 07:19:04 GMT

    Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit First National Bank of Wichita Falls. A representative told us Mrs. Clause rearranged his schedule so he could be there today.   "It's real special for us because we're really a family oriented bank," Gordon McCain, Retail Sales Leader said, "and it's important for us to see the light in the eyes of the little children coming in and also the adults that come in." Shane Rater came to see Sa...

    Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit First National Bank of Wichita Falls. A representative told us Mrs. Clause rearranged his schedule so he could be there today.   "It's real special for us because we're really a family oriented bank," Gordon McCain, Retail Sales Leader said, "and it's important for us to see the light in the eyes of the little children coming in and also the adults that come in." Shane Rater came to see Sa...

  • AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

    AP Explains: What is net neutrality and why does it matter?

    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:24 AM EST2017-12-14 05:24:37 GMT
    Friday, December 15 2017 1:48 AM EST2017-12-15 06:48:20 GMT

    "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block.

    "Net neutrality" regulations, designed to prevent internet service providers like Verizon, AT&T, Comcast and Charter from favoring some sites and apps over others, are on the chopping block.

  • Fire engulfs home near Bowie

    Fire engulfs home near Bowie

    Thursday, December 14 2017 9:31 PM EST2017-12-15 02:31:37 GMT
    (Source:Bowie Rural Fire Department)(Source:Bowie Rural Fire Department)

    A home is described as a total loss after a fire engulfed it Thursday near Bowie. 

    A home is described as a total loss after a fire engulfed it Thursday near Bowie. 

  • Wichita Co. Sheriff upset over 'jail padding' rumors

    Wichita Co. Sheriff upset over 'jail padding' rumors

    Thursday, December 14 2017 7:46 PM EST2017-12-15 00:46:17 GMT
    Wichita County JailWichita County Jail

    The Wichita County jail has been seeing a spike in the number of inmates, leading to many questions.

    The Wichita County jail has been seeing a spike in the number of inmates, leading to many questions.

  • Christmas comes early for 30 Zundy Elementary students

    Christmas comes early for 30 Zundy Elementary students

    Thursday, December 14 2017 7:15 PM EST2017-12-15 00:15:35 GMT

    Several Wichita Falls children are riding shiny new bikes and helmets donated by Academy Sports and Outdoors. 

    Several Wichita Falls children are riding shiny new bikes and helmets donated by Academy Sports and Outdoors. 

  • Dunkin' Donuts Opens for Business

    Dunkin' Donuts Opens for Business

    Thursday, December 14 2017 7:04 PM EST2017-12-15 00:04:38 GMT

    As of Thursday a new option for coffee and donuts is now available in Wichita Falls. Dunkin' Donuts opened for business Thursday morning at 5 a.m. and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at 9 a.m. to kick-off their grand opening. 

    As of Thursday a new option for coffee and donuts is now available in Wichita Falls. Dunkin' Donuts opened for business Thursday morning at 5 a.m. and ribbon-cutting ceremony was held at 9 a.m. to kick-off their grand opening. 

  • Health District issues Zika holiday travel warning

    Health District issues Zika holiday travel warning

    Thursday, December 14 2017 7:01 PM EST2017-12-15 00:01:46 GMT

    The Wichita Falls Wichita County Public Health District wants all those who are traveling this holiday season to protect themselves from mosquito bites after new Zika cases were confirmed in Texas.

    The Wichita Falls Wichita County Public Health District wants all those who are traveling this holiday season to protect themselves from mosquito bites after new Zika cases were confirmed in Texas.

  • Weekend Weather Maker

    Weekend Weather Maker

    Thursday, December 14 2017 5:12 PM EST2017-12-14 22:12:30 GMT
    Source KAUZSource KAUZ
    Not much change in our weather is expected into Friday with similar weather conditions expected. However, a weather maker will push through late Saturday evening and early Sunday morning with a few showers possible. Most of the rain with this system will be to our east. Otherwise expect breezy milder conditions for Saturday.  The overall weather pattern looks fairly mild though the middle of next week, but computer models show a strong surge of Arctic air moving in late next wee...
    Not much change in our weather is expected into Friday with similar weather conditions expected. However, a weather maker will push through late Saturday evening and early Sunday morning with a few showers possible. Most of the rain with this system will be to our east. Otherwise expect breezy milder conditions for Saturday.  The overall weather pattern looks fairly mild though the middle of next week, but computer models show a strong surge of Arctic air moving in late next wee...
  • Nearly 6 pounds of heroin seized during traffic stop

    Nearly 6 pounds of heroin seized during traffic stop

    Thursday, December 14 2017 5:12 PM EST2017-12-14 22:12:17 GMT
    (Source: DPS)(Source: DPS)

    On Tuesday, around 1:29 p.m. DPS troopers stopped a vehicle on I-40 near Conway for a traffic violation. 

    On Tuesday, around 1:29 p.m. DPS troopers stopped a vehicle on I-40 near Conway for a traffic violation. 

  • 133 pounds of marijuana seized during traffic stop

    133 pounds of marijuana seized during traffic stop

    Thursday, December 14 2017 4:40 PM EST2017-12-14 21:40:36 GMT
    (Source: DPS)(Source: DPS)

    A DPS trooper discovered several vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana during a traffic stop in the panhandle. 

    A DPS trooper discovered several vacuum-sealed packages of marijuana during a traffic stop in the panhandle. 

  • Several pets lost in house fire in Wichita Falls

    Several pets lost in house fire in Wichita Falls

    Thursday, December 14 2017 3:47 PM EST2017-12-14 20:47:08 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    A Wichita Falls family is displaced by a fire on Thursday morning. 

    A Wichita Falls family is displaced by a fire on Thursday morning. 

  • The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits

    The Latest: States warming up net-neutrality lawsuits

    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:25 PM EST2017-12-14 17:25:09 GMT
    Thursday, December 14 2017 3:45 PM EST2017-12-14 20:45:46 GMT
    The Latest: Clyburn blasts FCC net neutrality repeal.
    The Latest: Clyburn blasts FCC net neutrality repeal.
  • Wichita Co. Jail inmate spike caused by employee error

    Wichita Co. Jail inmate spike caused by employee error

    Thursday, December 14 2017 3:00 PM EST2017-12-14 20:00:35 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    The Wichita County Jail has seen a recent rise in it's numbers. 

    The Wichita County Jail has seen a recent rise in it's numbers. 

  • Hundreds flocked for coffee and donuts from Dunkin Donuts

    Hundreds flocked for coffee and donuts from Dunkin Donuts

    Thursday, December 14 2017 12:32 PM EST2017-12-14 17:32:30 GMT
    Hundreds flocked for coffee and donuts from Dunkin DonutsHundreds flocked for coffee and donuts from Dunkin Donuts

    Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins on Kemp Blvd. in Wichita Falls opened for business 5 a.m. Thursday morning.

    Dunkin Donuts and Baskin Robbins on Kemp Blvd. in Wichita Falls opened for business 5 a.m. Thursday morning.

  • Cool, Quiet Finish to the Week

    Cool, Quiet Finish to the Week

    Thursday, December 14 2017 5:55 AM EST2017-12-14 10:55:46 GMT
    Source KAUZSource KAUZ

    Today will be just as sunny as yesterday was, just cooler in the wake of an overnight cold front. Like yesterday winds will be northerly, look for highs in the mid 50s. Friday offers little in the way of changes weather wise. 

    Today will be just as sunny as yesterday was, just cooler in the wake of an overnight cold front. Like yesterday winds will be northerly, look for highs in the mid 50s. Friday offers little in the way of changes weather wise. 

  • Board of regents passes budget on new health sciences center

    Board of regents passes budget on new health sciences center

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 11:30 PM EST2017-12-14 04:30:02 GMT
    Construction on the new Gunn College of Health Sciences building will move forward after the board of regents at Midwestern State University vote "Yes" on an adjusted budget. The votes come after Novembers meeting when the board received a bid $7 million higher than their original budget. The board held off on voting until the new drawings came in. Those behind the project called it a victory. "It is great," said Kyle Owen Associate Vice President of Facility S...
    Construction on the new Gunn College of Health Sciences building will move forward after the board of regents at Midwestern State University vote "Yes" on an adjusted budget. The votes come after Novembers meeting when the board received a bid $7 million higher than their original budget. The board held off on voting until the new drawings came in. Those behind the project called it a victory. "It is great," said Kyle Owen Associate Vice President of Facility S...
  • Wichita Co. coming up with solutions to collections office closure

    Wichita Co. coming up with solutions to collections office closure

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 8:04 PM EST2017-12-14 01:04:47 GMT
    Wichita County CommissionersWichita County Commissioners

    The Wichita County Collections Office has closed its doors.

    The Wichita County Collections Office has closed its doors.

  • Presbyterian Manor CEO to retire after serving 30 plus years

    Presbyterian Manor CEO to retire after serving 30 plus years

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 7:36 PM EST2017-12-14 00:36:58 GMT
    Presbyterian Manor CEO to retire after serving 30 plus yearsPresbyterian Manor CEO to retire after serving 30 plus years

    After more than three decades of leading at Presbyterian Manor, CEO Jimmy Oakley is retiring. 

    After more than three decades of leading at Presbyterian Manor, CEO Jimmy Oakley is retiring. 

  • Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive caught in Kentucky

    Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive caught in Kentucky

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 6:22 PM EST2017-12-13 23:22:59 GMT
    Herman Henry Fox (Source: Texas DPS)Herman Henry Fox (Source: Texas DPS)

    A Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive was captured Monday in Kentucky. 

    A Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive was captured Monday in Kentucky. 

  • Farmers use helicopters to protect land from hogs

    Farmers use helicopters to protect land from hogs

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 5:35 PM EST2017-12-13 22:35:42 GMT

    Some Texoma farmers are looking for a solution to a problem that costs them a lot of money every year and their loss gets passed down to you and at higher prices.  

    Some Texoma farmers are looking for a solution to a problem that costs them a lot of money every year and their loss gets passed down to you and at higher prices.  

  • Health officials warning of Zika cases in south Texas

    Health officials warning of Zika cases in south Texas

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 5:16 PM EST2017-12-13 22:16:00 GMT
    Zika Virus (Source: Raycom)Zika Virus (Source: Raycom)

    If you are traveling to south Texas this holiday season the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District wants you to take precautions from contracting the Zika virus. 

    If you are traveling to south Texas this holiday season the Wichita Falls-Wichita County Public Health District wants you to take precautions from contracting the Zika virus. 

  • WF Animal Services Center is in need of items

    WF Animal Services Center is in need of items

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 4:28 PM EST2017-12-13 21:28:40 GMT

    Wichita Falls Animal Services Center is in need of a few items for their four-legged friends. To make it easy for those who want to help this holiday season, they set up a Christmas wish tree in their lobby with ornaments shaped like paws.

    Wichita Falls Animal Services Center is in need of a few items for their four-legged friends. To make it easy for those who want to help this holiday season, they set up a Christmas wish tree in their lobby with ornaments shaped like paws.

  • United Regional receives national award

    United Regional receives national award

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 4:21 PM EST2017-12-13 21:21:01 GMT

    United Regional Health Care is celebrating a big achievement after receiving a national award by the Leapfrog Group last week. The hospital was selected "2017 Top hospital" for both their process and results in patient safety and quality. 

    United Regional Health Care is celebrating a big achievement after receiving a national award by the Leapfrog Group last week. The hospital was selected "2017 Top hospital" for both their process and results in patient safety and quality. 

  • USAF Band of the West visit Kirby band students

    USAF Band of the West visit Kirby band students

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 4:16 PM EST2017-12-13 21:16:35 GMT

    Band students at Kirby middle school got a special visit this morning from The Air Force Band of the West Spectrum Winds. The airmen are highly trained professional musicians who dedicate themselves to serve their country through music. 

    Band students at Kirby middle school got a special visit this morning from The Air Force Band of the West Spectrum Winds. The airmen are highly trained professional musicians who dedicate themselves to serve their country through music. 

  • Wichita Co. Collections Office has closed

    Wichita Co. Collections Office has closed

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 3:58 PM EST2017-12-13 20:58:35 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    The Wichita County Collections Office closed last week, an office that brought in $400,000 last year in fines.  

    The Wichita County Collections Office closed last week, an office that brought in $400,000 last year in fines.  

  • Helicopter hunting hopes to help with hog problem

    Helicopter hunting hopes to help with hog problem

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 3:15 PM EST2017-12-13 20:15:16 GMT
    (Source: KAUZ)(Source: KAUZ)

    The hogs eat acres of crops costing farmers thousands of dollars. Several farmers are using helicopter hog hunting, permissible due to the passing of a Texas Wildlife Depredation Act (HB 716), to lower the population of the hogs.

    The hogs eat acres of crops costing farmers thousands of dollars. Several farmers are using helicopter hog hunting, permissible due to the passing of a Texas Wildlife Depredation Act (HB 716), to lower the population of the hogs.

  • Wish tree set up at WF Animal Service Center

    Wish tree set up at WF Animal Service Center

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 3:02 PM EST2017-12-13 20:02:53 GMT
    Wish tree set up at WF Animal Service CenterWish tree set up at WF Animal Service Center

    The Wichita Falls Animal Services Center is in need of a few items for their animals. 

    The Wichita Falls Animal Services Center is in need of a few items for their animals. 

  • Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Texas is coming up

    Polar Plunge for Special Olympics Texas is coming up

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 12:12 PM EST2017-12-13 17:12:04 GMT
    (Source: Special Olympics Texas)(Source: Special Olympics Texas)

    The cold splash will take place on Saturday, February 3 at Boomtown Bay Family Aquatics Center at 104 Tommy Thorton Way. 

    The cold splash will take place on Saturday, February 3 at Boomtown Bay Family Aquatics Center at 104 Tommy Thorton Way. 

  • WF Crime Stoppers offers extra cash for tips

    WF Crime Stoppers offers extra cash for tips

    Wednesday, December 13 2017 7:03 AM EST2017-12-13 12:03:50 GMT
    (Source:KAUZ)(Source:KAUZ)

    It's the season of giving, and the Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers is giving out more cash for your tips.

    It's the season of giving, and the Wichita Falls Crime Stoppers is giving out more cash for your tips.

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  • Star Wars fans look forward to seeing The Last Jedi

    Star Wars fans look forward to seeing The Last Jedi

    Friday, December 15 2017 2:34 AM EST2017-12-15 07:34:08 GMT

    The force was strong as theaters at Cinemark 14 Wichita Falls filled up for the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi "I've been a Star Wars fan since I was in 7th grade, Ezrah Brull said, "and when I heard that the sequels were being made I was like 'yes I need to see them.'"    "The movies we already saw were really cool," Quinn Baxter said. "We like them and they're good," Vincent Baxter said.  ...

    The force was strong as theaters at Cinemark 14 Wichita Falls filled up for the premiere of Star Wars: The Last Jedi "I've been a Star Wars fan since I was in 7th grade, Ezrah Brull said, "and when I heard that the sequels were being made I was like 'yes I need to see them.'"    "The movies we already saw were really cool," Quinn Baxter said. "We like them and they're good," Vincent Baxter said.  ...

  • 8 Year Old is impressed by all Santa does

    8 Year Old is impressed by all Santa does

    Friday, December 15 2017 2:19 AM EST2017-12-15 07:19:04 GMT

    Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit First National Bank of Wichita Falls. A representative told us Mrs. Clause rearranged his schedule so he could be there today.   "It's real special for us because we're really a family oriented bank," Gordon McCain, Retail Sales Leader said, "and it's important for us to see the light in the eyes of the little children coming in and also the adults that come in." Shane Rater came to see Sa...

    Santa took time out of his busy schedule to visit First National Bank of Wichita Falls. A representative told us Mrs. Clause rearranged his schedule so he could be there today.   "It's real special for us because we're really a family oriented bank," Gordon McCain, Retail Sales Leader said, "and it's important for us to see the light in the eyes of the little children coming in and also the adults that come in." Shane Rater came to see Sa...

  • Fire engulfs home near Bowie

    Fire engulfs home near Bowie

    Thursday, December 14 2017 9:31 PM EST2017-12-15 02:31:37 GMT
    (Source:Bowie Rural Fire Department)(Source:Bowie Rural Fire Department)

    A home is described as a total loss after a fire engulfed it Thursday near Bowie. 

    A home is described as a total loss after a fire engulfed it Thursday near Bowie. 

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