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Young County Sheriff Office recovers stolen gun safe in lake

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - The Young County Sheriff Office, working with the Graham Fire Department was able to recover a gun safe reported stolen in January. Officials say one person has been arrested as a result of the investigation.


Vehicle and body found during search for woman missing since Jan. 2: Texas EquuSearch

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Texas EquuSearch says they have found a vehicle similar to the one Jennifer Ann Scott-Perkins was seen driving before she went missing on Jan. 2. The search and rescue team say the vehicle was found in the Trinity River. EquuSearch said they also found a body inside.


Obedience Club hosts canine rally trial

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - The Obedience Training Club of Wichita Falls hosted a canine obedience training and rally trial this weekend at the JS Bridwell Agriculture Center. The three day event featured all kinds of breeds and sizes of dogs.


IPPD: Man charged with child indecency

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) - A man is charged with indecency with a child after touching a 15-year-old girl's chest. Iowa Park police officers responded to a call in the area of S.W Access and Kathleen Drive on Wednesday, Feb, 13 afternoon.


Murder suspect requests new legal counsel, judge grants motion

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - A man charged with capital murder for the April 2018 shooting that killed Matthew Liggins, 28, will soon have a new public defender. According to court documents, on February 4, Eric Lee II, submitted a hand-written motion requesting new legal counsel. On February 7, his pu


Downtown store brings spirit of the King of Rock and Roll to WF

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) - Fans of the King of Rock and Roll have a store that's just perfect for them and it's right here in Wichita Falls. Elvis Always Gifts and Collectibles, located off of 8th Street in Wichita Falls is owned by Margaret and Wally Waller. The store was actually a gift from Wall


Texas woman shot dead in $200 gas station robbery, police say

A newlywed convenience store clerk in Texas was shot to death early Friday during an armed robbery, becoming the second person to be killed at a business in the area in three months.


Food bank, pantries, expect rush with no SNAP benefits

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - The Wichita Falls Area Food Bank is expecting an increase in people using their services after SNAP benefits were delivered early in January. “We usually see an increase at the end of the month and since they received the benefits early we really expect an influx in the nex


Tiger found in vacant Houston home now enjoying new surroundings in north Texas

The tiger removed from a vacant home in southeast Houston is getting used to its new surroundings. The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in north Texas snapped a photo of the big cat posing on top of his platform taking in the view.


Texas border town fights construction of border wall, fearing it could displace homes

ROMA, Texas — This small border town is hitting a wall. This past week, the border security deal reached by Congress and signed by President Trump set aside $1.35 billion for fencing and barriers at the border. Apart from the national emergency Trump declared to secure additional billions for the bo


DFW Is Getting the Biggest Share of Texas' Out-of-State Moves

The flow of seniors headed to Florida edged out people moving to Texas to take new jobs, according to the latest nationwide relocation report. Texas ranked second in the U.S. for moves with 524,511 new residents moving here in 2017, according to the latest relocation report by Texas Realtors, an Aus


Chick-fil-A Customers Frustrated With Towing Company & Poor Signage in Dallas, Texas

Confusion over parking near a Chick-fil-A restaurant in Southlake angered dozens of customers who found their cars had been towed. Chick-fil-A draws a big crowd and customers are welcome to park, but if it overflows beyond a patch of grass then there’s trouble.


Archer PD arrests father, son, after disturbance, citizens wrestle gun away

ARCHER CITY (KFDX/KJTL) - A father and son are booked in the Archer County jail after an early morning incident where two citizens wrestled a gun away from one of the men. Christopher Beaman and his father Curtis Beaman are jailed after Archer City PD and the Sheriff's Office responded to a disturba


Waco: Beauty store in Central Texas Marketplace closing

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A beauty supply store in Waco’s Central Texas Marketplace will soon close its doors for good. Staff at the Beauty Brands store said Sunday they were notified of the closure on Wednesday.


Man charged for sexually assaulting two girls for about 2 years

BURKBURNETT (KFDX/KJTL) - A Burkburnett man is charged with sexually assaulting two young girls over an extended time until a classmate of one of them found out and told a teacher.


Miami man arrested following traffic stop, drug bust in Wichita Co.

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - A Florida man is behind bars in the Wichita County Jail following a traffic stop that led to the discovery of several pounds of marijuana. According to the Wichita County Sheriff’s Office, just before 2 p.m. on Wednesday, highway interdiction deputies pulled the driver over


The Daytripper is coming to Wichita Falls!

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - The Daytripper is coming to Wichita Falls! The city won a contest to be featured on the popular television show after the community came through and voted online. In just two weeks, Wichita Falls was able to get over 18,000 votes.


WF LGBTQ non-profit raising money for new building

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - A Texoma non-profit that helps those in the LGBTQ community is raising money to help renovate its new building and continue its services. The Opal Center center is currently located on the 4700 block of Old Jacksboro Highway but its lease ends on March 1. The non-profit alr


WFISD talks about future of school buildings and maintenance needs

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - Adding air conditioning and updating old classrooms to keep up with changing times are just a couple of the facility and maintenance upgrades multiple Wichita Falls ISD schools have had to undergo.


Pat Fallon says education, property tax relief are priorities this session

WICHITA FALLS, TX (TNN) - State Senator Pat Fallon stopped in Wichita Falls Saturday morning for the Lincoln Day Brunch hosted by the Wichita County Republican Women. We spoke to Fallon before the event. He talked about legislative priorities for the current session, including paying teachers more m