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Wichita River expected to crest in a few days

Wichita river expected to crest at just below flood stage

  Attorneys: Ohio State needs to reveal who knew about abuse

Thousands sign petition to make Danny Devito next Wolverine

  WFPD officer granted injury leave extension

  Lake Amon G Carter is closed, again

  Lauren’s Law passes Texas House, heads back to Senate

  Seymour football stadium damaged by storms

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  City of WF moves forward with annual water main replacement project

  Dexter Learning receives $100,000 investment from CA organization

  WF city council approves changes to code of ethics and conduct

  City of WF considering a Hotel Occupancy Tax proposition

Altus man arrested for groping woman at restaurant

‘Sesame Street’ introduces Karli, a Muppet in foster care

Altus PD arrest man on two counts of Child Abuse with Injury

According to police, 45-year-old Joe Coleman was arrested Monday afternoon on charges of Child Abuse with Injury.

WF City Council appoints new WFFD chief

The Wichita Falls City Council appointed a new fire chief Tuesday morning.

  ‘Stranger Things’: New Coke, from 1985, to make comeback on TV show

Season 3 of the show will take place in the summer of 1985, when Coca-Cola changed its formula for Coke. New Coke was considered one of the biggest marketing blunders of all time.

  Slight rain chances remain between now and Memorial Day

Slight rain chances remain in the forecast

  Where to take shelter during severe weather in Wichita Falls

Weather Coverage: Latest Closures & Early Release

  Wichita Falls church spreads hope with drive-thru prayer

Mugshot Monday

Manhunt Monday

  ‘Game of Thrones': Water bottles join coffee cup in guest-starring roles

  Monday’s severe weather threat the highest we’ve seen this year

Storms linger into Monday night

  Next East side mural will soon be complete

The newest mural brings excitement for residents that live on the eastern side of the Wichita Falls.

  Responders and victim speak about Saturday tornado

It was near Southeast 45th and New Hope where two homes were completely destroyed Saturday morning. Fortunately, there were no major injuries as a result of the short, but strong, tornado.

  More Texoma residents installing storm shelters

It’s no secret, storm season is upon us.

Tech for Teen holds annual Day of Code

Student-run non-profit gets kids excited to learn coding.

Early morning tornado destroys 2 homes in SE Comanche County

Families near Geronimo were awakened this morning by severe weather after a tornado ripped through the area.

  Santa Rosa Roundup Rodeo brings in riders from around the world

The competitors from around the world coming to the Santa Rosa Roundup have nothing but immense respect for the historic rodeo.

  28 dogs recovered from Montague County home

28 abandoned dogs were recovered, Tuesday, on a property in Sunset, near Decatur, after a renter was evicted from the home.

  Red Door Senior Center hosts block party

Senior citizens got to enjoy games, prizes, and yummy burgers and hot dogs.

  WFFD to bring back Citizens Fire Academy after nearly a decade

The Citizens Fire Academy is a program that focuses on the day-to-day operations of the Wichita Falls Fire Department.

  Harley-Davidson built with help of students wins award

The students and Red River Harley-Davidson collaborated to create a motorcycle.

  What would you like to ask Mayor Stephen Santellana?

Do you have a question for the mayor?

  Ben Franklin Teacher gives back with Lemonade Fundraiser

Years ago, Teacher Tracy Little’s son was battling cancer when a local family helped to raise money for him. Now that family is finding themselves in a similar situation.

  Affidavit provides more information into apartment complex shooting

A phone call and security footage led police to charge a man with Aggravated Robbery.

  House approves sweeping bill to expand gay rights

Dubbed the Equality Act, the bill is a top priority of House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who said it will bring the nation "closer to equal liberty and justice for all."

‘Shocking’: Ohio State doc abused 177, officials were aware

Dr. Richard Strauss groped or ogled young men while treating athletes from at least 16 sports and working at the student health center and his off-campus clinic, investigators from a law firm hired by the university found.

WFPD: Apartment complex shooting suspect in custody

The suspect was arrested during a traffic stop on an unrelated charge.

  Strong storms arrive late Friday night

Storms linger in north Texas through Saturday morning

  Loved to death: Is euthanizing pets to be buried with dead owners OK?

A Chesterfield woman put in her will that her beloved dog should be put down upon her death so its remains can be buried with her.

  School districts team up to offer Air Force JROTC program

Due to a lengthy waiting list, City View ISD isn't able to bring the federal program to campus at this time but to make sure students still have an opportunity to take part they teamed up with Burkburnett ISD since they already have the program in place.

Multiple Deputies promoted at WCSO Quarterly Awards Ceremony

Promotions were handed out to Corporal Jeff Lee ranking up to Sergeant and Deputy Jason Vandygriff to Corporal.

  Lake Amon G Carter to reopen Saturday

With more rain expected this weekend, stay with News Channel 6 for the latest on any changes.

  Bowie ISD hires new Superintendent

District trustees unanimously voted to hire Blake Enlow, the principal of Bowie High School.

  Teens can workout free this summer at Planet Fitness

School is almost out and a local gym is offering a place for teens to go.

  Person of Interest detained in shooting

Numerous law enforcement officers have responded to a Wichita Falls Apartment complex after a reported shooting incident Thursday afternoon.

  Run for the Roses event new tradition for Boys and Girls Club

The Boys and Girls Club of Vernon created a new annual event to help fundraise while bringing the community together.

  Santa Rosa Roundup Rodeo grew from humble beginnings

The history of the Santa Rosa Roundup is a big part of what keeps people coming back to the rodeo.

  Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame inductions bring thousands to Wichita Falls

Wichita Falls will host thousands visiting from around the world during the Professional Wrestling Hall of Fame inductions this weekend.

  California mom confronts daughter’s bullies in the classroom, gets banned from school

The mother said that although the school suspended one of the bullies, her daughter was being harassed more than before, even saying she had thought about suicide.

Gas prices down again in Wichita Falls

That price is three cents less than this time last week.

OSBI investigating attempted suicide in Jefferson County jail

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation is investigating an attempted suicide by an inmate in the Jefferson County jail.

  Fundraiser held for MSU Coach battling cancer

Johnson is battling ovarian cancer, money raised will go to help pay her medical bills.

  WFPD: Man arrested after carrying rifle near apartment complex

Wichita Falls Police say the man threw the rifle when they arrived, then fled on foot.

  Boy burned while handling lime juice because of skin condition

For those who have phytophotodermatitis, handling lime or any citrus juice - and then exposing that skin to the sun will cause burns, sometimes severe one.

Large community garage sale in Lakeside City postponed due to weather

The annual fundraiser is being moved due to weather.

  Mick Jagger back with Rolling Stones after illness to start North American tour

Tickets sold for the original dates will be honored, but those who can't attend can get refunds by accessing their Ticketmaster accounts.

  Storms will impact activities in Texas Saturday

More strong storms possible early next week

  Bowie officer who made history celebrates 45 years of service

Lieutenant Lynetta Slaton has taken on many duties in the 45 years she has worked for the Bowie Police Department, but one thing has never changed: her love for her job and the city she serves.

  Tradition at heart of Santa Rosa Roundup Rodeo

Tradition keeping the rodeo’s past legacy, as each new year the rodeo committee works to make it more memorable for generations to come.

  Non-profit Y.O.C is asking for help

Wichita Falls YOC community center needs help with repairs.

  Nocona City Judge arrested for DWI

The Nocona City Council did not discuss the arrest during their May meeting held Tuesday afternoon.

Alabama governor signs near-total abortion ban into law

The law makes performing an abortion in Alabama at any stage of pregnancy a felony unless the mother’s health is in danger. There's no exception for rape or incest.

AAA: 3.4 million Texans to hit the roads for Memorial Day Weekend

Officials say even more people will be hitting the road this Memorial Day Weekend.

  Graham ISD considers changes to dress code

School officials say they are looking into changes to the dress code involving hair colors.

  Red River levels expected to increase with the rain that is in the forecast

Current levels at the red river are 8 feet high and are expected to rise.

  Community members ditch cars for bikes on National Bike to Work Week

The Bike Wichita Falls, Co-coordinator, Becky Raeke believes Bike to Work Week is really to get people out of their regular mode of thinking.

  2 window washers rescued from scaffold near top of 50-story tower

The tower houses the corporate offices of Oklahoma City-based energy company Devon Energy Corp.

  TxDOT: Several lane closures, detours set up for next 10 days

Drivers are being asked to use extra caution during this time.

  Just-released video shows man being pushed off Las Vegas bus a month before his death

Police in Las Vegas are looking for witnesses after a woman was allegedly seen on video pushing a man from a public bus onto the street and to his death, according to a report.

  Falls Town Flyers to host free kids camp on Saturday

There's only room for 150 kids. Click the link to learn how to register.

Severe storms become the focus of the forecast Friday, Saturday

Friday, Saturday are First Alert Days

  WF Area Community Foundation awards over $450K in scholarships

The Wichita Falls Area Community Foundation held their annual scholarship reception Tuesday.

  Winner awarded in Real Time Bracket Challenge

He won $500 for his defensive mind in the Real Time Bracket Challenge.

  WFISD Board of Trustees calls for Tax Ratification Election in June

A TRE is a special election called by a school district's Board of Trustees, asking voters to approve an increase above the current operating tax rate.

  Organization focuses on helping women in business

Wichita Falls Texoma Women’s Business Council is growing and continuing to support women in business.

  Dallas Zoo drops in at River Bend Nature Center

The Dallas Zoo will be at the River Bend Nature Center through Thursday.

HPT: Vernon restaurants working together to grow music scene

Vernon restaurants have come together to host more music, helping the city in the process.

  Wichita Falls PD to host active shooter training for public

Click the link to learn how you can register.