Tax law changes are taking effect; what you need to know

New tax law changes in the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act go into effect this year.

  Parks and Wildlife warn zebra mussels could return

WFPD: grant helped snag 438 speeders in Wichita Falls

WFFD over 17-18 budget due to firefighter shortage

Texoma man accused of stalking ex with GPS tracker

GM employees allege nooses, threats, and racist remarks in Ohio plant

WFPD release surveillance footage of Metro PCS armed robbery

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  Tire theft suspect to face charges in Wichita Falls

Teen flies to Australia to track down grandpa’s Vietnam War helmet missing for 50 years

Government may have split up thousands more migrant families

Cohen paid to rig online polls in Trump’s favor, report says

Amid shutdown, Secret Service agents absorb travel expenses while working without pay

Trump cancels Pelosi’s overseas trip after her request to postpone State of the Union address

Watchdog: Government may have separated many more children from migrant families

A report from the Health and Human Services inspector general's office finds that family separations were taking place before the spring of last year, when the administration announced its "zero tolerance" policy on the southwest border.

Giuliani: ‘I never said there was no collusion’ between Trump campaign, Russia

Giuliani, Trump's personal attorney, made the bombshell statement Wednesday, in an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo.

  A bystander rendered aid at the scene of a fiery crash. Then someone took his truck.

That good Samaritan was on the scene to help the victims of a fiery crash, including the suspect.

2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

Possible Democratic candidates haven't hesitated to tangle with Trump. Sen. Sherrod Brown recalled that when Trump slammed him over the closure of a General Motors plant in his home state, he poked the president for seeking "an Ohio Democrat to blame" while the GOP held power in the state.

  Healthcare facility where vegetative woman gave birth ordered to find new management

Mother burned when sippy cup exploded in her face, she says

Texoma health experts see a rise in flu cases

Traffic expected during Southwest Pkwy drainage ditch project

Alzheimers support group learns about dementia

Family fears losing income as the shutdown continues

  Dog obedience training for seniors

K-9′s practiced heeling and staying still until called.

Marijuana still illegal in TX despite legalization of medical marijuana in OK

Law enforcement agencies are reminding people, Texas Law still prohibits the possession of marijuana regardless of how or where the purchase was made.

Trump signs law giving back pay to federal workers

President Donald Trump signed a law on Wednesday guaranteeing back pay to federal employees who have been furloughed or working without pay during the partial government shutdown.

Charges dropped against former WFISD principal for failing to report abuse

Charges have been dropped against the second former WFISD principal who was arrested in early 2018 for Failure to Report.

Iowa Park man arrested for allegedly exchanging sexually explicit messages with teen

An Iowa Park man is accused of sending and receiving sexually explicit messages from a minor in Tennessee.

Clay County SO seeks assault suspect

Tyler Allen Wolf is charged with Assault Causing Bodily Injury on a Family Member.

Steve Carell, ‘Office’ creator to reunite for Netflix series ‘Space Force’

Netflix announced Wednesday that Steve Carell joins Greg Daniels, who created the U.S. version of “Office,” for a new show, “Space Force.”

DPS discovers nearly 500 pounds of marijuana

A DPS canine and troopers discovered 484 pounds of marijuana during a traffic stop near Amarillo

Sears staves off liquidation; stores to stay open, reports say

Multiple media outlets reported early Wednesday that billionaire Eddie Lampert has won a bankruptcy auction after strengthening his bid in several days of negotiations with creditors.

Jalen Hurts coming to Sooners

ESPN is reporting Hurts will play for the Sooners next season

WFPD searching for leads after armed robbery

Police searching for information about a robbery at gunpoint Tuesday evening..

Saint Jo woman, former teacher indicted for alleged improper relationship with students

The former teacher is accused of having improper relationships with students.

Workforce Solutions to host job fair on Thursday

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Driver escapes seconds before train crashes into car

The driver, 96-year-old Antoinette Lazzara, was stuck on the tracks at the railroad crossing. She was apparently disoriented and had trouble getting out of the car as the train approached.

Because of government shutdown, man who wants to start new job is stuck in IRS limbo

The truck driver said he’s found a job that’ll give him the opportunity to spend more time with his family, but there’s a snag because of the partial federal government shutdown, now in its 26th day.

Attorney general nominee Barr seeks to assure senators he won’t be a Trump loyalist

So far, William Barr's comments have pointedly departed from Trump’s own views and underscored his efforts to reassure Democrats that he will not be a loyalist to the president.

After a young man, 23, died in a car accident, his kidney donation saved his father’s life

The 23-year-old's heart, liver and second kidney will be donated to other patients in need.

Woman fights ticket for honking at officer

In Auburn several weeks ago, the woman said a cop in an unmarked SUV peeled out in front of her as she swerved to avoid him. She honked.

Big Night for Northwest Texas Council, BSA

The Annual Northwest Texas Council Banquet was held Tuesday night

Government shutdown affects Texoma breweries

Now, breweries are in limbo because of the government shutdown.

Crime Stoppers of WF Says Thanks

Crime Stoppers of Wichita Falls thanked those who make the program a success Tuesday night

WFISD board members talk numbers

WFISD talks budgets and the future

  Property owner hopes new House bill will settle Red River dispute

U.S. Congressman Mac Thornberry (R, TX) introduced a new House Bill to try to the dispute between private property owners and the Bureau of Land Management.

Design phase for Memorial Auditorium, City Hall renovations underway

Changes to the Wichita Falls Memorial Auditorium are still in the works despite the failed bond in 2018.

Bid changes for railroad track repair on Bacon Switch Road

Wichita Tillman Jackson Railroad will now use $50,000 approved for the project to fix the crossing.

City of WF to update its sewer master and capital improvement plan

City council members approved a local engineering firm to update its sewer master and capital improvement plan.

CVB events bring in $11 Million to WF

CVB events brought in $11 million to Wichita Falls last year.

Manhunt Monday suspect arrested thanks to Crime Stoppers tip

She was wanted for Credit or Debit Card Abuse and the alleged victim is an 86-year-old woman.

Trio arrested following Snapchat post with drugs

Three men were booked into the Wichita Co. Jail after 13 pounds of marijuana and 500 THC vape cartridges were found in their vehicle.

UPDATE: Son of Cotton Co. Sheriff charged with more felonies

Travis Simpson turned himself in to the Cotton County Jail earlier this month.

Trump’s AG nominee Barr backs Mueller probe, supports border ‘barrier’

Nominee William Barr is expected to be confirmed, unless there is a major surprise during the hearing. It would be his second stint as attorney general.

Shutdown standoff: Dems rebuff Trump invite, thwarting effort to bypass Pelosi

The administration is trying to peel off Democratic support for Trump's demand for border wall money and negotiate directly with centrist lawmakers and some newly elected freshmen, including those in districts where Trump is popular.

Man arrested following a call to police about gunshots

A man has been charged with a list of crimes following a gunshots call to police.

Mass overdose possibly fueled by fentanyl kills 1, sickens about a dozen

Having so many lives on the line strained city resources, officials said. It was like nothing they'd ever experienced.

Waurika man facing million dollar bond after allegedly shooting at officer’s home

A Jefferson County man is being held on $1,000,000 bond after authorities say he shot at a Waurika police officer’s home while his children were inside.

Facility where vegetative woman gave birth launches internal review

Hacienda Healthcare picked a former prosecutor to lead the review into the incident. The facility is also being investigated by the state regulatory and law enforcement agencies.

Trial date set for convicted sex offender in Wichita Co.

A date has been set for the aggravated sexual assault of a child trial for the son of a recent lottery winner.

Democrats consider subpoena for interpreter of Trump-Putin meeting

The official said Trump even confiscated his interpreter’s notes after talks with Putin in Germany in 2017 and reportedly told the interpreter to keep quiet about what was said in the room.

  Judge orders Trump administration to remove citizenship question from 2020 census

The administration is expected to quickly file an appeal.

3 deputies shot while serving warrant in TX

The deputies were serving the warrant at about 9:30 p.m. Monday when a suspect inside opened fire. All three deputies were listed in fair condition.

Netflix to raise prices on all its subscription plans

Its most popular plan will see the largest hike, to $13 per month from $11. That option offers high-definition streaming on up to two different internet-connected devices simultaneously. Even at the higher price, that plan is still a few dollars cheaper than HBO, whose streaming service charges $15

‘Is this the best a man can get?’: New Gillette ad challenges men to ‘be better’

Company officials say they have no plans to pull the ad in the face of some negative reaction.

Broadway legend Carol Channing dies at age 97

Known for her smile and raspy voice, actress Carol Channing spent most of her career on stage in such musicals as "Hello, Dolly!" and "Gentlemen Prefer Blondes."

Police: UPS driver stole packages, sold luxury items on eBay

The UPS driver faces two felony charges of receiving stolen property, along with possessing and trafficking drugs. More charges may be filed.

Wichita Falls Police Search for Armed Robber

Wichita Falls Police are looking for a man who robbed a business on Kemp at gunpoint Monday night.

Family of Lakota war leader, Crazy Horse, visits Texoma

Descendants of Lakota warrior, Crazy Horse, made a stop in Iowa Park Monday night as a part of a worldwide tour to educate the public about the famous Native American leader.

Wichita Falls businesses come and go

Closing of businesses impact on Wichita Falls

New year, new Leadership Wichita Falls

Class started for 40 future leaders who take part in Leadership Wichita Falls, an organization that teaches young people and adults more about their community and how to best serve it.

WF nonprofit helping those affected by partial government shutdown

Interfaith Outreach Services ready to help those affected by partial government shutdown.

Jayme Closs' alleged kidnapper charged, has bail set at $5 million

Investigators say Jake Patterson went to great lengths to conceal any evidence from police, including disengaging the dome light of his car and shaving his head.

WFPD: Man arrested after running from police in car, on foot

Man allegedly stole a vehicle before leading police on a car and foot chase.

Man who took 2 women hostage at UPS facility is dead

An armed man who entered a UPS processing facility Monday morning and held two women hostage for several hours was shot and killed by police as he left the building with the women, authorities said.

As shutdown grinds on, TSA workers struggle

Hundreds of TSA employees at major airports nationwide have called out sick since this shutdown began.

Citizen Collection Station in Burkburnett closed for repairs

The work is only expected to last for two weeks.

Manhunt Monday

Police are searching for a new Manhunt Monday suspect.

Trump rejects suggested short-term government shutdown fix

Leaving the White House for a trip to New Orleans, Trump said he had dismissed the proposal from Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to reopen for several weeks and continue dealing with Democrats over Trump's long-promised wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

Trump denies ever working for Russia, blasts investigators

Speaking from the South Lawn before departing the White House for New Orleans, Trump called former FBI and Justice Department officials "known scoundrels" and "dirty cops."

Convicted child killer murdered by cellmate in OK prison, officials say

The man was sentenced to life without parole after a jury found him guilty in the murder of an 8-year-old girl who went missing from her home in 1997.