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Sheriff’s Deputy Shot While Approaching Illegal Deer Blind


November 13, 2018

Investigators are offering $10,000 for information on the person who shot a Parker County Sheriff’s Deputy from an illegal deer blind Monday evening. A Parker County property owner called the sheriff’s department at about 5:30 p.m. to report someone had set up an illegal deer blind on their property along Cattlebaron Road. As a deputy began to approach the deer …

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Four Women Indicted in North Texas Voter Fraud Ring


November 13, 2018

Four women who are accused of targeting elderly voters in 2016 were indicted on 30 felony counts of voter fraud and arrested following an investigation by the office of the Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton. The defendants were members of an organized voter fraud ring and were paid to target elderly voters in certain northern Fort Worth precincts in a …

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McKinney Restaurant Vandalized, Finds Humor in Mess


November 13, 2018

McKinney police arrested a man accused of breaking the windows and doors of a business on the McKinney Square. Monday morning at around six, officers were called to Rick’s Chophouse, where they arrested 28-year-old Kyle Weltner inside the restaurant. Rick’s Chophouse owner Rick Wells said he doesn’t recognize Weltner and doesn’t believe the man ever worked for him. Monday, staff …

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City of Fort Worth Paying $130,093 for 504 Unused Cell Phones: Audit


November 13, 2018

The city of Fort Worth is paying $130,093 for 504 cell phones and mobile devices it did not use, according to an audit. A report, by the city’s internal audit department, also found the city paid $28,242 for landline phones at nine locations that “no longer had city facilities or functions.” The audit found 968 cell phones and mobile devices …

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Stacey Abrams files lawsuit to count rejected ballots, extend deadline in Georgia


November 12, 2018

ATLANTA – Supporters of Democratic gubernatorial candidate Stacey Abrams are asking a federal judge to order elections officials to count rejected absentee and provisional ballots in the governor’s race, and to move the deadline for certifying the election back by a day Abrams trails Republican Brian Kemp by nearly 59,000 votes. Kemp has declared victory, resigned as Georgia’s secretary of state and named a transition team. …

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North Korea running at least 13 secret operating bases for ballistic missile program, new study shows


November 12, 2018

WASHINGTON – North Korea has at least 13 secret operating bases where the regime is continuing work on its ballistic missile program, a sign Kim Jong Un is not winding down his country’s nuclear program despite public promises touted by the Trump administration. New research, conducted by the Washington-based Center for Strategic and International Security, has identified 13 of an estimated 20 North Korean missile …

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President Trump calls for end to Florida recount, tweeted ballots ‘massively infected’


November 12, 2018

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Monday called Florida ballots from the midterm election “massively infected” and said recounts should end in races for governor and U.S. Senate. Trump said Republican Rick Scott, the governor who campaigned to unseat Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, and Republican Ron DeSantis, the House member running for governor against Democrat Andrew Gillum, should each be declared …

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Reward to find kidnapped NC teen rises to $20,000


November 12, 2018

LUMBERTON, N.C. — A total reward of $20,000 is being offered in the case of a 13-year-old girl kidnapped from a North Carolina mobile home park. News outlets report Lumberton police announced Friday that Gov. Roy Cooper’s office is offering $5,000 for information that leads to Hania Noelia Aguilar. The FBI is offering $15,000. On Friday, the FBI released new …

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Police Shoot Man During Chase in Grand Prairie


November 12, 2018

Officers in Grand Prairie opened fire on a man who they believed was armed with a gun during a pursuit early Sunday morning, police say. According to a police news release, an officer attempted to detain Christopher McGrew after seeing a “suspicious circumstance” in a parking lot at the intersection of South Great Southwest Parkway and West Marshall Drive at …

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Christmas Tree Arriving at Sundance Square Monday Morning


November 12, 2018

With the chance of snow forecast for Monday, it’s going to look and feel like Christmas in Fort Worth as crews install the Christmas Tree at Sundance Square. The 56-foot blue spruce is being trucked in from Traverse, Michigan, and placed at the center of the plaza Monday morning. Crews will spend the week decorating the tree with nearly 6,500 LED …

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