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Past articles by Melanie:

Central Freeway closed at Bacon Switch Road after fatal head-on collision

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Traffic on Central Freeway at Bacon Switch Road has been closed while multiple agencies respond to a head-on collision. A spokesperson with the Wichita Falls Police Department confirmed at least one fatality resulting from the collision. According to police, a 1-ton flatbed Ford was driving the wrong way on Central Freeway […] → Read More

BREAKING: High police presence after reports of gunshots near WF apartment complex

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — At approximately 10:20 pm, officers with The Wichita Falls Police Department responded to a report of gunshots at the corner of 13th and Austin Streets, near the Plantation Apartments. At least six police units arrived on scene alongside the Wichita Falls Fire Department and AMR. Further details are pending. → Read More

UPDATE: WFPD investigates homicide near WF apartment complex

WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls Police Department officials are investigating a homicide Friday night near the Plantation Apartments. According to officials on scene, officers responded to a gunshots call in the 1200 block of Austin Street about 10:25 p.m. Witnesses at the scene said they heard two gunshots, and officers said a man, 62, […] → Read More

Man tased, arrested following foot chase

A Wichita Falls man with 49 previous arrests including about 15 for evading or resisting, now has 16 evading or resisting arrests. → Read More

WARNING- EMOTIONAL: FL Grandma says “He took my whole world away”

Florida grandmother talks about her son-in-law now accused of murdering her daughter and four children. → Read More

Three masked teens killed by homeowner

Three Georgia teenagers are shot and killed during attempted Robbery → Read More

Residents in Lawton head to the voting booth to chose next city councilors

Residents in Lawton are heading to the voting booth to chose some of their next city councilors. → Read More

Strangers pay respects to WWII Veteran in Perry Oklahoma

Hundreds of strangers gathered together in Perry, Oklahoma this week to witness the passing of an American patriot. → Read More

American Eagle plans to launch beauty line

American Eagle is getting a little makeover. The company is planning a beauty business before the holiday season. → Read More

Tons of fun available this weekend for Texomans

Texomans have several opportunities for fun this weekend at a variety of events → Read More

WFISD Western Burger feed success for district

Many hungry Wichitans gathered in the Old High cafeteria Saturday for their Western Burger luncheon. → Read More

Fundraiser set to help teacher's battle with cancer

The community is coming together on Friday to help a woman who is fighting for her life. → Read More

Police department offering tips for back to school safety

As students head back to class, Wichita Falls police are offering school safety tips for kids and parents. → Read More

Clear the Shelters is this Saturday

This weekend will be all about dogs and cats. → Read More

Wichita County polling places are changing

As voters head to the polls to vote early in the November election, they may notice a change in scenery. → Read More

ENJJPT change of command for Italian Air Force Detachment

Monday was a big day for the 80th Flying Training Wing at Sheppard Air Force Base. → Read More

Burglary at the Dollar General Store

WFPD saying 4 suspects attempted to force their way into the Dollar Store off of Iowa Park Road. → Read More

WFPD arrests two in connection to a summer car burglaries

Police said Baylee Rose Moore, 22, and Mason Hogue, 24, both had warrants for burglary of a vehicle, and early Tuesday morning around 1 a.m. police said they identified and arrested Moore at Love's Truck Stop off of Central Freeway East in Wichita Falls. → Read More

Man in jail after threatening someone with a windshield wiper blade

A man is in the Wichita County jail for threatening another man with a windshield wiper blade. → Read More

Man is charged with five counts of possession of child porn

A man is facing several child pornography charges, 37 year old Joel Lavelle Calahan is charged with 5 counts of possession of child pornography. → Read More