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    TISD discusses facility needs for increased enrollment

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    Texarkana, Texas ISD is looking to expand their facilities to make room for increased enrollment. More>>

    Advisory Committee formed to help improve animal shelter in Texarkana Video included

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    The city of Texarkana, Arkansas has formed a new citizens advisory committee to help make the animal shelter a better place. More>>

    East Texas woman killed in house fire Video included

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    One person is killed and another injured in a house fire in Texarkana, Texas. More>>

    East Texas marijuana fields valued at $175 million

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    East Texas authorities say they have cleared more than two dozen marijuana fields that contained about 100,000 plants worth an estimated $175 million.
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    Bat tests positive for rabies in Longview

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    A bat captured in Longview has tested positive for rabies, as confirmed by the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) on Tuesday. More>>

    Longview man accused of setting girlfriend on fire

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    A Longview man who allegedly set his girlfriend on fire over the weekend remains jailed as of Tuesday afternoon. More>>

    National Medal of Arts awarded to Houston favorite

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    James Turrell, whose art works have become a familiar part of Houston's visual arts scene, has received the 2013 National Medal of Arts.
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    Deputy involved in fatal Cass County shooting

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    A Cass County deputy fatally shot a man he was trying to arrest on felony warrants. More>>

    Aid Group: 2nd American has Ebola in Liberia

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    An official with a North Carolina-based aid group says another American health care worker has tested positive for the Ebola virus at the same West Africa medical compound where an American doctor became infected with the often deadly disease.
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    Judge rules man had right to record police

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    A federal judge is allowing a lawsuit to proceed that alleges Austin police violated the constitutional rights of a man who was arrested repeatedly for recording officers as they made arrests.

     

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    Fertilizer makers put blame for West, Tx blast on city

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    Two fertilizer companies sued following the massive explosion in West last year that killed 15 people are claiming the small town is partly to blame. More>>

    No arrests yet in scam targeting migrant kids

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    Officials say scammers are preying on relatives of unaccompanied young migrants being held at two U.S. military bases by conning them into paying nonexistent fees to be reunited with their loved ones.

     

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    Dallas County not yet ready for child immigrants

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     Dallas County says it won't meet its goal of accepting unaccompanied immigrant children by the end of the month, as federal teams continue to assess possible sites to house them.

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    Dallas-area doctor convicted of health care fraud

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    A North Texas physician who ran a now-closed hospital near Dallas has been convicted of conspiracy, identity theft and health care fraud.
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    No Texas changes in execution procedure

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     Texas prison officials say they plan no changes in lethal injection procedures in the wake of problems with an execution in Arizona.

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    TXDOT campaign urges safe driving Video included

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    The energy boom is bringing jobs and prosperity to communities in the Haynesville-Bossier Shale region, but it also is putting more traffic, work crews and trucks on local roadways.  More>>

    State hopes to trace source of intestinal parasite

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    State health officials are trying to trace the origin of an intestinal parasite that has infected 77 Texans so far this year.
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    4 dead in Texas Panhandle car wreck

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    Police say three adults and one toddler have died in a Texas Panhandle car wreck.
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    Suspect in Texas police shooting `presumed dead'

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    Authorities say a man suspected of shooting two South Texas police officers is "presumed dead" after an assault by officers on the house in which he was barricaded.
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    Woman convicted of starving 10-year-old stepson

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    A North Texas jury has convicted woman in the 2011 starvation death of her 10-year-old stepson.The Dallas County jury found 33-year-old Elizabeth Ramsey guilty Tuesday of intentional serious injury to a child in Johnathan Ramsey's death. Jurors begin hearing testimony Wednesday morning in the sentencing phase of Ramsey's trial and could sentence her to up to life imprisonment.The boy's 35-year-old father, Aaron Ramsey, is serving a life sentence already.Prosecutors say the two locked the boy ... More>>

    DEVELOPING STORY - Several reported injured in Texas home explosion

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    A house has exploded in Central Texas and emergency responders are trying to determine how it happened. More>>

    Texas man gets 16 years for injuring officer

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    A Texas man has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for a car crash that caused a San Antonio police officer's leg to be amputated.
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    Sheriff: Mother tells police she killed her 4-year-old daughter

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    A Henderson County woman is jailed and charged with Capital Murder after she walked into the Athens Police Department Monday, telling officers she killed her 4-year-old daughter. More>>

    Dallas police use civilian workers at county jail

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    The Dallas Police Department is using civilian employees at the county jail to help free up its officers.
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    14-year-old Texas girl dies in go-kart crash

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    Police say a North Texas teenager died Sunday when her go-kart crashed near the Texas Motor Speedway.
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    Police: Texas man stabbed daughter 21 times

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    Police have arrested a South Texas man accused of stabbing his 11-year-old daughter 21 times.
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    Official: Fewer kids detained recently at border

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    U.S. Border Patrol officials say a region in South Texas overwhelmed by immigrant children illegally crossing into the U.S. has detained fewer minors in the last 10 days.
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    Ex-sheriff to be sentenced for money laundering

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    A former South Texas sheriff is to be sentenced after pleading guilty to money laundering. Former Hidalgo County Sheriff Lupe Trevino (treh-VEEN'-yoh) could receive up to 20 years in prison Thursday for his April 14 plea about two weeks after resigning as sheriff. His former commander, Jose Padilla, could receive up to 10 years in prison when he's sentenced Thursday in McAllen for accepting a bribe. Trevino admitted to laundering campaign contributions tied to a convicted drug trafficker. Hi... More>>

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    • Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail

      Police: Arkansas man tried to mail meth to jail

      Thursday, July 31 2014 5:18 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:18:11 GMT
      Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail
      Police say twin brothers in Arkansas will soon be together after one tried to mail methamphetamine to the other who was in jail
    • Key resigning from state Senate for UA job

      Key resigning from state Senate for UA job

      Thursday, July 31 2014 5:16 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:16:13 GMT
      State Sen. Johnny Key is stepping down from his seat to take a lobbying job with the University of Arkansas system.
      State Sen. Johnny Key is stepping down from his seat to take a lobbying job with the University of Arkansas system.
    • Arkansas asks judge to keep marriage ban in place

      Arkansas asks judge to keep marriage ban in place

      Thursday, July 31 2014 5:14 AM EDT2014-07-31 09:14:51 GMT
      Arkansas officials are asking a federal judge to reject an effort to strike down the state's gay marriage ban, arguing the prohibition is constitutional and serves a legitimate state interest.
      Arkansas officials are asking a federal judge to reject an effort to strike down the state's gay marriage ban, arguing the prohibition is constitutional and serves a legitimate state interest.
    • KTBS 3 InvestigatesMore>>

    • KTBS 3 Investigation finds low levels of chlorine in Shreveport's public pools

      KTBS 3 Investigation finds low levels of chlorine in Shreveport's public pools

      Sunday, July 27 2014 10:00 PM EDT2014-07-28 02:00:13 GMT
      National data from the CDC reveals one in eight pool inspections found serious violations that threatened public health and safety and resulted in immediate closure. Pretty gross, right? 
      National data from the CDC reveals one in eight pool inspections found serious violations that threatened public health and safety and resulted in immediate closure. Pretty gross, right? 
    • Overton Brooks' Patient's appointment cancellation causes concern

      Overton Brooks' Patient's appointment cancellation causes concern

      Friday, July 11 2014 2:28 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:28:29 GMT
      We've been told by many veterans that they receive quality care at the V.A. hospital in Shreveport. But for some getting an appointment to see their caregivers is the challenge. According to our V.A., they do not have a problem getting patients seen quickly - and the numbers they report echo that conclusion. We’ve uncovered concerns, however, over how their numbers look so good - while patients are still waiting to be seen.“Certainly from my viewpoint here, as a veteran, as a physician, the c...
      We've been told by many veterans that they receive quality care at the V.A. hospital in Shreveport. But for some getting an appointment to see their caregivers is the challenge. According to our V.A., they do not have a problem getting patients seen quickly - and the numbers they report echo that conclusion. We’ve uncovered concerns, however, over how their numbers look so good - while patients are still waiting to be seen.“Certainly from my viewpoint here, as a veteran, as a physician, the c...
    • Overton Brooks Patient says V.A. is lying about access to care

      Overton Brooks Patient says V.A. is lying about access to care

      Friday, July 11 2014 2:14 PM EDT2014-07-11 18:14:50 GMT
      So far we've brought you a whistle blower employee, and then, after two weeks of waiting, you heard the official V.A. response. But it's said that there are three sides to every story.“We're not challenged for access at Overton Brooks, we can provide same day access, that's why we're encouraging same day access, that's why we're encouraging veterans to enroll into our system.” Those are the words from Interim Director at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center, Toby Mathew, during the news confere...
      So far we've brought you a whistle blower employee, and then, after two weeks of waiting, you heard the official V.A. response. But it's said that there are three sides to every story.“We're not challenged for access at Overton Brooks, we can provide same day access, that's why we're encouraging same day access, that's why we're encouraging veterans to enroll into our system.” Those are the words from Interim Director at Overton Brooks V.A. Medical Center, Toby Mathew, during the news confere...
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    • House approves VA health care overhaul

      House approves VA health care overhaul

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 5:25 PM EDT2014-07-30 21:25:56 GMT
      The House has approved a compromise bill to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care.
      The House has approved a compromise bill to refurbish the Veterans Affairs Department and improve veterans' health care.
    • Your back-to-school health checklist

      Your back-to-school health checklist

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:04 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:04:19 GMT
      A new school year is right in front of us and now is the time to get your child's health needs in order.
      A new school year is right in front of us and now is the time to get your child's health needs in order.
    • St. Jude is "Disneyland" for Tulane researcher

      St. Jude is "Disneyland" for Tulane researcher

      Wednesday, July 30 2014 1:01 PM EDT2014-07-30 17:01:17 GMT
      The KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home campaign continues as the children's research hospital saves lives every day.
      The KTBS 3 St. Jude Dream Home campaign continues as the children's research hospital saves lives every day.
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