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Wichita County confirms 26 cases of COVID-19

  Texas man charged for threatening to shoot Speaker Pelosi, other government officials

Abortion providers sue Texas over virus outbreak order

President Trump approves Gov. Abbott’s major disaster declaration for Texas

  Governor Abbott gives COVID-19 update, signs two executive orders

  State Health Department releases new details on first coronavirus death in Amarillo area

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Texas moves to ban most abortions due to virus outbreak

  Sheppard airman in isolation after COVID-19 test

Texas governor issues order banning restaurant dining, closing gyms

  Texas declares disaster; UT president’s wife tests positive

  MSU Texas putting preparations in place for coronavirus

Houston Livestock and Rodeo will be shut down

Long lines mar Super Tuesday voting in two biggest states

“This is the worst voting experience I’ve ever had.”

Man gets 99 years in prison for role in Texas girl’s death

Dallas County jurors deliberated for about an hour before sentencing Desmond Jones for his involvement in the death of Shavon Randle.

  Lake Ringgold project raises questions

The city of Wichita Falls says the 443 million dollar project is very necessary in case of another major drought.

  Vernon Police technology leading the nation

While Vernon police were one of the first in the nation to implement weapon-mounted cameras, the company that designs them believes more will follow Vernon's lead.

DA: 69 convicted on possible false evidence by ex-Texas cop

Court OKs Texas winner-take-all presidential elector system

‘Leaning Tower of Dallas’ endures blows from wrecking ball

Police: 3 dead, 1 injured in central Texas stabbings

  National allegations not affecting Texoma Boy Scouts

Authorities: 3 killed in rural West Texas small plane crash

Texas plans to close 2 state prisons amid population decline

Texas will close two of its more than 100 state prisons amid a years-long decline in the incarcerated population and serious understaffing at some facilities, officials said Thursday.

  Esports burgeoning at WFISD

As esports builds interest nationally, Wichita Falls ISD is starting its own teams to compete against others across Texas.

Execution rescheduled for Texas man condemned in 1996 death

Four suspects were convicted in the victim's slaying but only one received a death sentence.

Police ID suspect in stabbing of girl at Texas McDonald’s

The suspect was arrested shortly after the Tuesday attack at a nearby Super Lodge motel.

Texas man found guilty of killing officer, other man

A 28-year-old Texas man pleaded not guilty during the first day of his capital murder trial for the 2018 killings of a Dallas-area police officer and another man.

Sightseers flock to ‘Leaning Tower of Dallas’

Sunday's failure was Monday's internet sensation, as crowds flocked to see the building frozen mid-demolition.

  Montague Co. Sheriff K-9 gets new vest thanks to donation

Montague County’s furry four-legged law enforcement officer is getting a little extra protection, thanks to a generous donor.

Louisiana smash-and-grab jewelry heist; 4 Texas men accused

“We’ve had several agencies from Texas contact us, saying they’ve had a similar-type robbery with the same MO.”

Sheriff: Texas man accused of hanging puppy `out of boredom’

The suspect's attorney declined to comment on the case until he could confer with his client.

  Vernon PD weapon mounted cameras provide vital evidence

While all the pieces of evidence, in this case, were important, the most vital piece came from the officer’s on-the-gun camera, giving an unobstructed view of what was happening in the vehicle.

One Iowa Park man allegedly killed by another near Fort Hood

Masters-Gutierrez is currently being held in the Bell County Jail.

  Adult Protective Services caseworkers staying, thanks to new programs

Changes that are less than a year old are already paying off for Adult Protective Services in Wichita County.

Police: North Texas officers shoot knife-wielding man dead

Police in a Dallas suburb shot dead a knife-wielding man suspected of assault in a motel courtyard, officials said.

Man charged in Walmart shooting appears in federal court

Lawyers for the suspect in a shooting at a Walmart in Texas that killed 22 people waived a federal bond hearing and the reading of the indictment Wednesday, as survivors of the attack teared up and consoled one another.

3 people found shot to death in Tarrant County home

Authorities were investigating Tuesday after three people were found dead in a Tarrant County home.

Texas executes man who killed 5, including wife, children

The man was the second inmate put to death this year in Texas.

Oil spill contained in bay on eastern outskirts of Houston

“That’s still part of the investigation ... to determine who the responsible party is,” Hause said.

Texas man: Police shot, hurt 3-year-old daughter, teen son

A sergeant with the Texas Department of Public Safety did not immediately return calls seeking comment on Thursday about the shooting.

Texas teacher accused of bringing handgun to school

A Texas teacher who authorities say brought a handgun to school and made threatening comments about colleagues has been arrested.

Police fatally shoot man who held frying pan, cleaver

A police officer in north Texas fatally shot a man at an apartment complex early Tuesday after the man refused to drop a frying pan and cleaver that he was holding, officials said.

Texas inmate executed for killing wife in 2005

“This is one of those tragedies that we see in Texas all too often.”

  Prosecutor: Texas teen mistakenly killed friend in school

“They were friendly. They were friends.”

Texas officer’s shooting, chase ends with suspect dead

The shooting of a North Texas police officer and the theft of her patrol car early Wednesday led to a chase that ended with a crash and the suspect dead.

Man who shot church gunman gets highest Texas civilian honor

Gov. Greg Abbott on Monday gave Texas’ highest civilian honor to a 71-year-old man who shot and killed an armed attacker at a church in December.

Firefighter, police officer struck, killed while working wreck on I-27

A Lubbock firefighter and police officer are dead and one firefighter remains in serious condition after they were struck by a vehicle while working a wreck on Saturday morning.

Mexican man kills self on border bridge

Mexico’s National Immigration Institute confirmed that the man was Mexican.

  Baby dies after being put in backpack; Texas man charged

The child was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

4 hurt after firework ignited inside Houston-area school

Four students suffered minor injuries Tuesday after a firework was ignited inside a Houston-area high school cafeteria, according to law enforcement officials.

Texan arrested in cyber-stalking probe; female real estate agents targeted across the U.S.

A Lubbock man has been arrested and charged with cyber-stalking female real estate agents in the Waco area. He is also accused of threatening to sexually assault their children, according to officials with the McLennan County Sheriff’s Office.

  ‘Stop the Bleed’ kits now a requirement in Texas public schools

When students head back to school next week across Texas, there will be new protocols in place meant to help keep them safe.

Firearms instructor took out gunman at Texas church service

More than 240 congregants were in the church at the time.

Suspect in custody after man shot at Oklahoma City mall

A man suspected of shooting another man during an argument inside an Oklahoma City mall, prompting frightened shoppers to hide, was jailed after surrendering to police, authorities said Friday.

Recycling plant fire prompts school closures in Texas

Classes were canceled Wednesday at two Texas schools because of a large fire burning at a recycling plant.

  Need for Immunizations: flu-related child deaths on the rise

According to the Centers For Disease Control and Prevention, the yearly flu vaccination should be sought out soon after they become available, usually in October.

Remains of 3 people found during renovations at the Alamo

Remains were also found at the site in San Antonio in 1995 and 1989.

Moments after birth, child left at fire station

Just moments after a child was born, the mother left the child at a fire station in Lubbock on Tuesday morning.

Mother tells judge her daughter on life support is ‘sassy’

The mother of a 10-month-old girl on life support testified Thursday that her daughter is “sassy” and enjoys cartoons, as a Texas judge considered whether a Fort Worth hospital can remove life-sustaining treatment because doctors say the infant’s condition will never improve.

Texas police officer killed by man fleeing traffic stop

Nassau Bay police Sgt. Kaila Sullivan was assisting in a traffic stop Tuesday night at an apartment complex when police discovered the driver, later identified as Henderson, had an outstanding warrant for assault on a family member

Former presidential doctor takes run at Thornberry’s seat

With just hours to spare, Ronny Jackson was able to get the paperwork filed in time for his name to appear on the ballot.

Texas judge warned for refusing to perform same-sex weddings

The Texas Commission on Judicial Conduct issued a public warning to a judge who refuses to perform same-sex marriages.

Midway school closed Dec. 2

Midway school will be closed for a plumbing issue.

The Latest: 2nd blast hits Texas chemical plant

The Latest on explosions at a chemical plant in Texas

Texas inmate freed while innocence claims investigated

A Houston man serving a life sentence for a 2010 fatal stabbing was freed on bond Tuesday while authorities reinvestigate his case, including new DNA evidence that his lawyers say exonerates him.

First Marvel Comics issue sells in Texas for $1.26 million

Heritage Auctions says the buyer wished to remain anonymous.

Deputy accused of stealing from Dallas store after tornado

The sheriff’s office said Bobadilla took items, then exchanged them at another location for store credit.

  Trafficking advocacy on the rise in Wichita Falls

As human trafficking is on the rise, more organizations are stepping up to fight against it in Wichita Falls.

Man gets life in prison in kidnapping of 8-year-old in Texas

Webb admitted to the FBI that he snatched the girl on May 18 in Fort Worth while fighting off her mother.

  Red River Valley Museum redesign begins

The gallery will be more interactive and feature new educational opportunities for visitors.

  Community members get behind the scenes look at WFISD schools

Community members got to go behind the desk and into WFISD schools to get a different look at how the schools are run.

  City of Graham ready for big renovations

The city of Graham getting ready for some big changes. One, a fresh plan from some reality TV stars, and the other the result of 20 years of work.

Helicopters collide over Texas ranch, killing 2 people

The Federal Aviation Administration and the National Transportation Safety board are investigating.

Photos show conditions in home where 2 Texas children were found dead

Photographs obtained by KWTX show the conditions inside a home without electricity or running water where Temple police found two local children dead, their mother unresponsive and two older girls with virtually nothing to eat or drink.

9 tornadoes confirmed in Dallas area from Sunday’s storms

The National Weather Service says nine tornadoes struck the Dallas area during Sunday’s stretch of severe storms in Texas.

  Concert supports Electra Grand Theater

Tonight's concert will help with future repairs the theater still needs.

  Family shows importance of fostering

One Vernon family adopted three young boys and are now showing the importance of foster care and adoption.

Feds: Retailer broke law by selling rifle in Texas attack

Prosecutors say federal law requires Academy to comply with Colorado statutes that would have prohibited the sale.

Prop. 5 and the sales tax on sporting goods

On November 5, Texans will be voting on 10 new Constitutional Amendments.

Texas police fatally shoot man, 22, armed with baseball bat

Police in South Texas have fatally shot a man who investigators say refused to drop a baseball bat and threatened officers responding to a domestic disturbance.