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Wichita Falls is a city in and the county seat of Wichita County, Texas, United States. Wichita Falls is the principal city of the Wichita Falls Metropolitan Statistical Area, which encompasses all of Archer, Clay and Wichita counties. According to the 2010 census, the city had a population of 104,553 making it the twenty-ninth most populous city in the State of Texas. In addition to Sheppard Air Force Base, Wichita Falls is also home to the Newby-McMahon Building, constructed downtown in 1919 and since known as the "world's littlest skyscraper". logo
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updated Mon. May 29, 2017

Austin, Texas (AP) - The Texas Legislature has approved an overhaul of an academic accountability rating system that issues schools and school districts A to F letter grades.
NEW YORK (AP) - prosecutors say the trial of a Chinese billionaire charged in a United Nations bribery case will not begin Tuesday after all.
Austin, Texas (AP) - Texas lawmakers have given final approval to a ban on drones over sports stadiums and correctional facilities.
tornado causes damage in Ringling - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.
(Virginia state police via AP). This photo provided by the Virginia State police shows special Agent Michael T. Walter. Walter died Saturday, May 27, 2017 after being shot by a man sitting in a car in a Richmond public housing complex, police said.
A child was taken to the hospital Sunday following a crash in Wichita Falls.
The trail has been blocked off for the past several weeks as crews worked to deconstruct and remove the old wooden bridge across the Falls.
Sioux Falls, S.D. - For the first time in seven years, Sioux Falls Storm fans left a home game disappointed. Wichita Falls dominated from the second quarter ...
ATHENS, Ala. (AP) - A Texas company is suing an Alabama school system over an educational program for young prisoners. Grade Results maintains the Athens Board of Education owes it more than $2 million for nearly 500 students in an online educational ...
The collection spreads through the living room, kitchen, bedroom and even the bathroom. Appliances and other household items are blocked because there are ...
Jerusalem (AP) - Hundreds of hunger-striking Palestinian prisoners ended their 40-day fast on the first day of the month-long Muslim holiday of Ramadan, after reaching a compromise with Israel for additional family visits, Israeli and Palestinian ...
(Stephen Crowley/The New York Times via AP, Pool). President Donald Trump, accompanied by first lady Melania Trump greets French President Emmanuel Macron and Brigitte Macron before a concert by the La Scala Philharmonic Orchestra.
Seniors in 3 high schools with the Wichita Falls Independent school District walked the stage Saturday, with a diploma in hand.
WASHINGTON (AP) - Zbigniew Brzezinski, who helped topple economic barriers between the Soviet Union, China and the West as President Jimmy Carter's national security adviser, died Friday.
Wichita Falls police need your help finding the fugitives on this week's Texoma's Most Wanted list.
Some Seniors at Hirschi high school in Wichita Falls were given a very special send-off Thursday before graduation this Saturday.
Iraq says Iranian commander killed fighting IS - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.
Heat and higher humidity are being promised for Saturday! Highs will be in the 90s with some places across the south and west perhaps getting close to 100.
San Francisco (AP) - A former San Francisco Bay Area community college philosophy teacher and "Anti-Fascist" activist was charged Friday with hitting several people in the head with a bicycle lock during a violent clash between supporters and ...
Austin, Texas (AP) - A sweeping new Anti-Abortion bill in Texas that includes a provision already blocked by federal courts is heading to Republican Gov.
An elderly woman started sending letters to America's troops back during World War II. They've gone to soldiers in harm's way and the wounded in hospitals.
Relay for Life is next weekend, and teams are raising money to help in the fight to end cancer once and for all. The event is taking place Saturday, June 2 into Sunday, June 3 from 7:00 p.m.
A woman is behind bars for allegedly abusing a 3-year-old child in her care. An investigation began in February when the Wichita Falls police Department ...
An artist from Tulsa, Oklahoma is in Wichita Falls to paint a mural on the side of the 9th Street Studios building downtown.
Five Guys-Five Guys WF facebook630x420 Wichita Falls only Five Guys Burgers and Fries location has been shut down by the Texas Comptroller's Office.
(AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin). Budget Director Mick Mulvaney testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, May 24, 2017, before the House Budget Committee hearing about President Donald Trump's fiscal 2018 federal budget.
PRAGUE (AP) - The Czech Republic's president has fired finance Minister Andrej Babis and appointed his replacement, a move that ends the country's political crisis.
(HealthDay News) -- Fiber helps lower cholesterol, stabilize blood sugar levels and keep the bowels running smoothly, but a new study suggests it can also reduce knee pain from arthritis.
Beirut (AP) - Syrian government forces battling insurgents carried out a series of airstrikes on Wednesday on a city in southern Syria, an area named as a safe zone under a recent Russia-sponsored deal, opposition activists and an independent monitor ...
CAIRO (AP) - Egyptian prosecutors on Wednesday released on bail an opposition leader widely expected to run against President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi in next year's elections, but they referred him to trial over the highly unusual charge of offending ...
Mulvaney warns lawmakers on borrowing authority deadline - KSWO, Lawton, OK- Wichita Falls, TX: News, Weather, sports. ABC, 24/7, Telemundo -. Member Center: Create Account|; Log In; Manage Account|; Log Out.
(RNN) - Graco children's Products of Atlanta will recall about 25,000 Graco My Ride 65 convertible child restraints, the National Highway Transportation Safety Administration said.
(AP Photo/Emilio Morenatti). A woman places flowers at a memorial for the victims of a suicide attack at a concert by Ariana Grande that killed more than 20 people Monday night in central Manchester, Britain, Wednesday, May 24, 2017.
Bangkok (AP) - A human rights watchdog condemned the bombing of a Thai hospital that wounded more than 20 people on the third anniversary of a military coup, saying the blast was an inexcusable crime.
TEMPLE, OK (KSWO) - A fifth and sixth grade class in Temple raised more than 600 dollars in a bake sale for a classmate's father who unexpectedly passed away back in March.
PHOENIX (AP) - Survivors of the mass shooting that left former U.S. Rep. Gabby Giffords severely wounded are pleading with the public to help pay for a long-planned memorial after state funding fell through during this year's Legislative session.
(AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster). In this photo taken May 19, 2017, a GPO worker stacks copies of "Analytical Perspectives Budget of the U.S.
A cold front will bring another round of rain and storms to parts of Texoma tonight. This system doesn't look as severe as the ones we had a week ago, but some stronger storms with heavy rain and smaller hail are possible.
The Wichita Falls police Department issued an Aggravated Assault Warrant in connection with the shooting on Red Fox Friday night.
Wichita Falls police Department is asking for your help finding this week's Manhunt Monday suspect. Pedro Anthony Chapa, 50, is wanted for Evading Arrest Detention Using Motor Vehicle with Previous Convictions.
A Wichita Falls father will go to trial after police say he admitted to driving a car with no brakes or booster seats after a crash injured two children.
Officers say gunshots rang out in the 1600 block of Red Fox Road just after 7:00 p.m. Around 9:30 p.m. about 6 officers were still on the scene investigating.
Austin, Texas (AP) - The Texas Legislature has approved eliminating straight-ticket voting beginning in September 2020. The bill eventually prohibits Texans from choosing a party's full slate of candidates with a single ballot marking.
(AP Photo/Gregorio Borgia). Romania's Simona Halep returns the ball during her semifinal match against Netherlands Kiki Bertens at the Italian Open tennis tournament, in Rome, Saturday, May 20, 2017.
Flooding continues to be an issue near Waurkia, and Walters in Oklahoma, and North of Holliday. Rainfall totals in these areas were as high as 5 inches.
A Wichita Falls man gets 50 years for possession of child porn and indecency with a child. Albert Leslie had 13 counts of possession and one count of indecency with a child.
Wichita Falls police need your helping finding the fugitives on this week's Texoma's Most Wanted list.
A Wichita Falls man is sentenced to 150 years in prison on multiple counts of Possession of child Pornography and Indecency with a Child.
A Wichita Falls man was sentenced to two years in state jail for two counts of child Endangerment on Friday. The Wichita County District Attorney's office said in March, George Sapp, 40, a jury convicted Sapp of endangering two children by continuing ...
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