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Wichita Falls losing potential business due to lack of industrial space

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - Wichita Falls business leaders say there’s a reason that more plants and factories are not coming to the city. “We don’t have enough inventory. We have plenty of spaces that are bigger. The Stanley and Delphi building and the former ATCO building. We have plenty of small in


Family gives away hundreds of Easter Baskets in Wichita Falls

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - A Wichita Falls family along with friends gave out more than 200 Easter baskets to kids that might not have gotten one this year. Anthony Martinez was headed home from work when he thought about Easter approaching and how he could make an impact this year.


As Execution Nears, Texas Town Reflects On Infamous Dragging Death

JASPER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killin


Two Texas men die in head-on crash

LOVING, N.M. (AP) Authorities say two Texas men were killed when their vehicles collided head-on in southeastern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police says a vehicle driven by R.A. Steve Stephens, 19, of Trinity on Friday crossed the center line of State Road 128 near Loving and collided with a pi


Two Wichita Falls residents hospitalized after I-44 wreck

COMANCHE COUNTY (KFDX/KJTL) - Two Wichita Falls residents were hospitalized after a pin-in wreck off I-44 late Friday morning. According to Oklahoma Highway Patrol authorities, officials responded to the call about 11:10 a.m. Friday half-a-mile south of Fletcher in Comanche County.


$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out. A Quick Pick ticket matching five of the six numbers drawn for the Oct. 27, 2018 drawing was purchased at Valero Corner Store located at 603 Harvey Road, in College Station, but


6 Killed in Texas Hill Country Plane Crash: Texas DPS

A man who was part-owner of a plane that crashed Monday in Texas, killing all six people aboard, said he and his friend who owned the plane regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in Houston and Dallas.


Multiple rain chances this week

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - After a nice Easter weekend, rain has returned to Texoma’s forecast. In fact, today is the first of three to four days in which rain is possible in the area. Clouds will increase through the day today with rain expected to hold off until this evening. Tonight’s rain chances


Twin brothers driving separate vehicles charged with DWI after crash that injured Texas deputies

Twin brothers driving separate vehicles were both charged with driving while intoxicated over the weekend after two deputies were injured in a crash on a Houston freeway. The Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office said in a Facebook post that officers were initially investigating a "major accid


Texas killer dies, questions still remain about girls' death

NAVASOTA, Texas – A man serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of several missing girls has collapsed and died in a Texas prison.


Weekend crash leaves one Texas A&M student dead, another injured

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) A weekend accident in College Station left a Texas A&M senior dead and a second student injured. Nathan Matos, 22, of New Jersey, died in the two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.


Texas mom missing after failing to pick up son from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas -- A 26-year-old Texas mom was scheduled to pick up her son from the babysitter on Wednesday night, but she never showed up. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing to the police after friends and family made several attempts to reach her by phone.


North Texas Couple Gets 7 Years In Prison For Forced Labor Of Child

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Mohamed Toure, 58, and Denise Cros-Toure, 58, of Southlake, Texas, were sentenced by a U.S. District judge to seven years in prison each and ordered to pay more than $288,000 in restitution.


Several lanes closed on Gulf Freeway near Texas City after multi-vehicle crash

TEXAS CITY, Texas — Four lanes are closed on the Gulf Freeway near Hughes Road after a mutli-vehicle crash. The Texas City Police Department said about four to five cars are involved.


Man Accused Of Dragging Nebraska Deputy Arrested In Texas

GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A driver accused of dragging a Nebraska sheriff’s deputy as the deputy tried to stop the car was arrested in Texas. Authorities say 33-year-old Tristan Bush was arrested Friday in Pasadena, Texas, near Houston. He’s being held in the Harris County Jail until he can be retur


MSU Texas students talk green on Earth Day

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - Students at Midwestern State University celebrated Earth Day Monday morning by informing others how they can make an impact on our planet. The Environmental Student Organization was one group inside the student center spreading awareness on the importance of recycling. Grou


A great Easter Sunday and some rain chances this week

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - Today was an absolutely great day outside, despite it being a little windy. Easter Day will also be a really nice day, however it’s going to be windy too. We should see winds out of the southwest from 20 to 30 miles per hour. But there is good news the wind should start cal