Crime

Woman in custody after violent threats

Officers were called for a disturbance and were speaking with the involved party when Gaines arrived on scene.

Local man causes commotion at Taco Bell, results in 4 charges

Manhunt Monday suspect wanted on bond forfeiture

Woman wanted for evading arrest

Crime Stoppers tip leads to Most Wanted fugitive capture

Social media threat to Lawton school stopped by local, federal authorities

Texas inmate set to be executed for killing woman in 2010

Continued Coverage

  Cadillac Ranch vandalized Sunday night

Police: Hostage held in SC home freed, armed man arrested following 3 hour standoff

UPDATE: Warrant issued for Altus murder suspect, details released

Woman wanted for burglary of a building

Duncan police investigating death near Main Street

Wanted sex offender captured in WF

  Threat made on anonymous app to local ISD

This post was made anonymously and did not include any information that would identify the person who posted it.

Local man wanted for bigamy

Billy Don Landrum is wanted for bigamy.

Texas Popeye’s ran out of chicken sandwiches, man pulls gun

Police say a man pulled a gun at a Popeyes restaurant in Houston after being told they were out of chicken sandwiches.

Wichita Falls teen crashes car after speeding away from officers

The woman allegedly told officers she was scared to get pulled over because she didn't have insurance.

WFPD: Man starts fire in store bathroom

Manhunt Monday

Serial killer pleads guilty in 4 slayings

Marlin police chief commits suicide as sexual assault warrants served

Duncan man arrested for 3 counts of Lewd Molestation of a child

Police: Toddler taken to hospital drunk on schnapps, grandma arrested

'I AM THIRSTY FOR YOUR BLOOD’: More details revealed about Krech’s alleged notes

A man accused of leaving threatening notes on doors from Tennessee down to Oklahoma is now in custody.

Officials: Kidnapping suspect could be in Okla. or Texas

Texas County officials are searching for a kidnapping suspect who has ties to Texas and may try to flee the country.

  Traffic stop leads to drug bust

The driver and passenger were both arrested and transported to the Wichita County Detention Center.

Child sex assault suspect kills self at sheriff’s office

Investigators say a man sought on charges that he sexually assaulted two children younger than age 6 shot and killed himself outside the North Texas offices of the sheriff who was seeking him.

CONTINUING COVERAGE: Two more charged in connection to Lawton murder from June

Two more suspects have been charged in the June death of Byard Moore in northwest Lawton.

2 inmates escape from East Texas jail, perimeter fence cut

Officers using tracking dogs are searching for two inmates who escaped from an East Texas jail

WFPD: 17-year-old arrested for beating up 15-year-old girl

The boy allegedly pushed the girl and stomped on her face.

Texan gets life term in 2015 drowning of boy, 3, in pond

Bobby Woods Jr. was convicted Friday of capital murder for the 2015 death.

Officials seize marijuana mixed with jalapeño peppers

A Customs and Border Protection K-9 unit alerted officers to a shipment of peppers Thursday at the Otay Mesa cargo facility in San Diego.

Texas woman pleads guilty to making up son’s illnesses

On Friday the boy’s father, Ryan Crawford, told the newspaper: “I am happy that she decided to do the right thing. Eventually the lies had to stop.”

Manhunt Monday

Manhunt Monday suspect for August 19, 2019

Former Whitharral coach arrested, charged with improper relationship

Austin Flores, a former teacher and coach at Whitharral ISD, was arrested in Lubbock Friday and charged with the felony offense of improper relationship between an educator and a student.

  Alabama State student among dead after 5 shot near campus

"My heart is heavy today because it’s difficult to look a parent in the face and express the loss of their son they sent away to go to school,” ASU's president said.

  WFPD: Man eats barcodes during theft attempt

Walmart employees told police the man ate two barcodes when they told him what they'd seen.

Texas man sentenced to 70 years in prison for branding woman

Minze’s attorney says he intends to appeal the conviction and sentence.

  Body found under bridge on Hwy 287

DPS has now confirmed a body has been found along Highway 287 east of Henrietta.

Texas father, son get prison in scam targeting airline staff

Both Dallas men were convicted last year of health care-related fraud and aggravated identity theft.

WFPD: Two women arrested for stealing socks

The women were found a few blocks away with more than $200 worth of stolen goods.

  Search warrant leads to drug, theft arrest

The Deputies arrested Joe Tombrell Huggins, 61, of Henrietta following the lengthy investigation.

UPDATE: Possible motive, murder charge revealed in latest details after death of Lawton man

A first degree murder charge has been filed in the case of Byard Moore who went missing in June from a home in Lawton. Also, for the first time we have learned a possible motive for the crime.

Police: Texas girl dies after burn injuries went untreated

Authorities say a woman at the home tried to treat the child herself and didn’t call for an ambulance. The woman notified police about 12 hours later when the child became unresponsive.

GRAPHIC: Court records identify 3 more arrests in connection to missing Comanche County man’s alleged murder

Ryan Jones was charged with four charges including Accessory To Murder in the First Degree.

NEW: Four people held in connection to assault, possible murder, of Lawton man

New information has been released in connection to the ongoing situation surrounding the disappearance, and possible murder, of Byard "Dakota" Moore.

Manhunt Monday

Manhunt Monday suspect for August 12, 2019

  Suspect arrested after vehicle chase in WF

The suspect took off from police through the Edgemire Neighborhood and lead them on a two mile chase.

3D printer gun plans seller pleads guilty to sex with minor

The founder of a Texas company that sells plans for making untraceable 3D printed guns pleaded guilty Friday to having sex with an underage girl.

  Local man attempts to swallow drugs, passenger throws out gun before traffic stop

He was arrested for 2 felony counts of Unlawful Possession of Firearm and 2 counts of Tampering with Physical Evidence for having the passenger throw the gun out as well as various other charges.

Reward Increased to $8,000 for Most Wanted Sex Offender from Houston

All tips are anonymous, regardless of how they are submitted, and tipsters will be provided a tip number instead of using a name.

Texas man convicted second time for wife’s 1999 killing

A former high school football coach in the Houston area has been convicted for a second time in his pregnant wife’s killing 20 years ago.

6th person, burned homeless man, dies following Texas wreck

A homeless man who suffered burns when a vehicle crashed and burst into flames near a tent where he was staying has died, increasing the death toll from a North Texas wreck to six.

Texas inmate suspected in death of common-law wife dies

A suspected cause of death was not released. The statement said the sheriff’s office criminal investigation and internal affairs divisions will investigated the death.

Mom’s ex faces new charge in death of 4-year-old Texas girl

Maleah was missing for several weeks before her remains were found by an Arkansas highway in May.

  Name of suspect released in Hardeman County officer involved shooting

This incident is being investigated by Texas Rangers.

  Join Montague County Crimestoppers

If you would like to become a part of Crimestoppers, officials ask that you call the Montague County Sheriff’s Office at (940) 894-2871.

Manhunt Monday

George Everett Cook, 36, is wanted for forgery.

Suspects escape after vehicle chase

A vehicle chase took place Friday afternoon into the evening in Montague County in which two suspects escaped according to the Montague County Sheriff’s Office.

  Police officer involved in crash after leaving police graduation

A Wichita Falls police officer was involved in a car crash with two other vehicles after leaving this morning’s Police Academy graduation.

Ex-Texas police chief gets life for killing couple

A former Texas police chief has been sentenced to life in prison without parole for fatally shooting a couple in upstate New York.

Collin County officers arrest 19 in child exploitation bust ‘Operation Athena’

Nineteen people have been arrested in an operation conducted by the Collin County Sheriff’s Office according to a CBS DFW report.

Austin police shoot knife-wielding man dead

Two officers are on administrative leave pending investigation of the police shooting of a knife-wielding man inside the gym of a downtown Austin condominium building.

Texas man charged with supporting Islamic State group

A criminal complaint states Kuzu and his brother left their home in the Dallas suburb of Plano in 2014, traveled to Turkey and were then smuggled across the Syrian border to join IS.

Ex-deputy says he feared attack before shooting unarmed man

If convicted, Brewer faces up to life in prison.

Texas man gets 20 years for handicap parking space killing

Prosecutors say Hall confronted Garza about using a space reserved for people with disabilities without a handicapped sticker.

WFPD arrests suspect who led them on chase Wednesday evening

Officers were able to deploy spike strips and even though Steine kept on going, he eventually hit a median while heading northbound on Central Freeway.

Texas repeat robber gets 15 years, held up 2 banks 3 times

Prosecutors say a repeat bank robber blamed for eight holdups in Texas has been sentenced to 15 years in prison in a brazen case including two financial institutions each hit three times.

Mansfield Police to charge North Texas aunt with capital murder

The report says Merica Sneed was arrested on Saturday, July 27 on charges of Injury to a Child and Causing Serious Bodily Injury.

Police say Texas man killed wife, stored body in freezer

Investigators believe a 66-year-old Dallas-area man killed his estranged 24-year-old wife and stored her body in a freezer before taking his own life.

  Authorities release more details after dangerous chase through the streets of Wichita Falls

Officials with the Wichita County Sheriff's Department and Wichita Falls Police Department have released more information about a dangerous chase through the city on Tuesday night.

  Okla. City woman refuses to sign ticket, kicks officer then gets tased

65-year-old woman gets aggressive with officer over $80 ticket.

Manager accused of trafficking teen for sex at motel

It’s unclear if Patel had an attorney who could comment on his behalf.

Texas teenager accused of murder, rapes to be tried as adult

“I don’t usually certify,” Judge Andrea Martin Lane told The Dallas Morning News. “If there is a chance, then I’m most likely going to give them a chance.”

Armed man shot dead by Dallas police

Mitchell says no one else was wounded. The suspect’s identity hasn’t been released.

Manhunt Monday

Tia Brown, 21, is wanted for a charge of Possession of a Controlled Substance Under One Gram in a Drug Free Zone.

Uber driver attacked by riders in Dallas

Uber driver attacked by riders in Dallas

WFPD: Three women steal $1,400 of clothes

Police said the women stuffed clothing into two large bags.

Suspect in death of Houston girl, 4, indicted by grand jury

Harris County prosecutors said Thursday that Derion Marquise Vence was indicted on a count of tampering with evidence.

Cosby accuser Janice Dickinson says deal brings some justice

The deal allows Dickinson to continue to speak out against Cosby, which she said she intends to do.

Man gets 60 years for attack on college student in Texas

Arlington police say the 21-year-old Mambe told officers he was “looking for trouble” when he confronted the victim in the parking lot of her apartment complex.