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Safety concerns prompt heightened police presence: Wichita Falls ISD officials
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — District officials are actively responding to a surge in safety complaints from individuals living near Wichita Falls High School. After receiving numerous complaints from residents surrounding WFHS, located at Avenue H and Coyote Boulevard, there will be a heightened police presence in the area starting Monday, March 4. According to WFISD […]
Man pleads to raping intoxicated teen at party
The victim's mother said her daughter told her she had become intoxicated at a party she went to with some friends, where a man reportedly raped her.
Teen who spraypainted obscenities at amphitheater in Burkburnett’s Friendship Park gets four years in prison
BURKBURNETT (KFDX/KJTL) — A Burkburnett teen charged with defacing the amphitheater in Burkburnett’s Friendship Park with obscenities last November has pleaded guilty and has been sentenced to prison for four years for violating his probation of a prior conviction. Dylan Morgan, 18, received one year in jail for two counts of defacing a public facility […]
Attempted Sam’s Club fraud leads to stolen ID arrest
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Wichita Falls police arrested two people after allegedly trying to buy thousands of dollars worth of electronics from Sam’s Club using stolen IDs. According to police, on Feb 29, 2024, officers were sent to Sam’s Club on Kell Freeway for a theft. The store manager said Danny Thompson, 61, and Alisha […]
Man who “snapped” elderly woman’s arm “in half” sentenced to prison
WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — A man who repeatedly assaulted a 76-year-old roommate, including one instance where he “snapped her arm in half” was sentenced to 10 years in prison. Charles Edward Mann, 52, pleaded to three injury to an elder charges, had a charge of terroristic threat...
Early morning fire displaces Wichita Falls family
It is unclear at this time the extent of the damage caused by the fire.
Wichita Falls Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 365 Incidents and 30 Crime Stories
Wichita Falls Mar 01 Weekly Crime Report: 365 Incidents and 30 Crime Stories. During the last week, Wichita Falls reported a total of 365 crime cases. The most prevalent crime was categorized as 'Other', with 153 incidents, accounting for nearly 42% of the total cases. This was followed by 'Disturbance' with 54 instances, 'Assault' with 42, 'Burglary' and 'Theft' both with 29, and 'Domestic Related' incidents also at 28. Lesser reported crimes included 'Vandalism' at 11 cases, 'Hit & Run' at 7, 'Shooting' at 6, and 'Trespass' with 5 reported incidents. It's notable that the more severe crimes such as 'Shooting', 'Hit & Run', and 'Robbery' were significantly less frequent, indicating a relatively lower level of violent crime in the place. However, the high number of 'Other' crimes and 'Disturbances' suggests that law enforcement agencies need to maintain vigilance to keep the place safe and secure.
Police Launch Investigation of Loan Company Burglary in Wichita Falls
You could earn a cash reward if you have any information on a recent Wichita Falls burglary. The video below shows the suspect breaking into Lone Star Cash and Loan and stealing the cash drawer earlier this month. WFPD Property Crimes is reaching out to the community for help identifying the suspect.
The ups and downs of Texoma weather
If you've been hoping that temperatures in Texoma would find some level of consistency in the near future, we might have some bad news for you.
The gas price fluctuate between $2.39 and $2.79 in Burkburnett as of 2024-03-03. Find the cheapest station near you.
Photo from Unsplash and unrelated to the city. For most people, it is a constant necessity of life to manage gas prices. The national average price for a gallon of regular-grade gas on Sunday is $3.346, a week ago the price is $3.262 , according to AAA.
Large power outage at Lawrence Walmart, surrounding areas: Wichita Falls Fire, Police investigating
Update on March 1 at 7:50 p.m.: Power has been restored from Kell to Lawrence but still down on Maplewood. Crews are still on scene investigating. WICHITA FALLS (KFDX/KJTL) — Police and fire crews are investigating a large-scale power outage affecting businesses off of Kell Boulevard. At around 7 p.m. on March 1, a possible […]
Voters on Tuesday will find Wichita Falls divided between two state senate districts
Wichita County and Wichita Falls are split into two state senate districts because of redistricting. The county was historically represented by the 30th Senate District, but now much of western Wichita County and portions of Wichita Falls are included in the 28th Senate District, a seat held by Lubbock Republican Charles Perry. ...
Introducing Walter, Emily Legacy’s Pet of the Week
WICHITA FALLS, Texas (KAUZ) - Emily’s Legacy Rescue swung by News Channel 6 this Friday to introduce us to Walter, this week’s Pet of the Week. “You know, Walter, he’s very, very calm, of course, and he’s a good lap dog, you know, before we started he would just sit here, sitting in a lap, and he’s just here for the ride. That’s exactly it. Quiet family, not too boisterous. He is a small breed, and being older makes him a little more fragile, so just nothing too rambunctious really,” Katie Lister with Emily’s Legacy Pet Rescue said.
Crackdown coming at Wichita Falls High School in response to residents' complaints
Wichita Falls ISD officials informed Old High parents Friday that the police presence in and around the high school will increase beginning Monday, and violations of the law will bring discipline measures. The announcement on the district's Facebook page Friday afternoon alerted parents about a recent increase in complaints from...
High school softball highlights – March 1-2, 2024
Hirschi Tournament Muenster vs Northside | Fri. March 1 Seymour vs Olney | Fri. March 1 Iowa Park Invitational Rider vs Wylie | Fri. March 1 Graham vs Henrietta | Fri. March 1 Burkburnett vs Brock | Sat. March 2 Holliday vs Borger | Sat. March 2 Holliday vs Amarillo | Sat. March 2 Rider […]
Do Texans In Wichita Falls Really Wish They Were Okies?
There's a running joke that has persisted for years just south of our border, that the Texans down in Wichita Falls secretly would prefer if their town was actually part of Oklahoma. It's probably stemmed from some old-fashioned measuring contest in the Lone Star State, but there is a large portion of Texans that don't consider Wichita Falls to be Texas, and from the outside looking in, you have to wonder if there's any truth to that...
High school baseball highlights – March 1, 2024
American Cancer Society Tournament Bowie vs Muenster | Fri. March 1 Henrietta vs Electra | Fri. March 1 Wichita Falls vs Lawton Ike | Fri. March 1
Two Texoma boys basketball teams headed to State Tournament
Two Texoma boys basketball teams headed to State Tournament.
Strange holidays for every day in March
These holidays might not be included in your paid time off, but you can still strike gold celebrating March's strange holidays.
Wichita Falls, Texas Couple Busted With Pounds of Meth and Cocaine
Wichita Falls Police had a very big bust recently and some folks are now facing several charges. Looks like our local police department recently had a bust at a residence in the 2900 block of Gossett Drive this past Monday (February 26). Police believe this home was being used to distribute illegal drugs and they got some very dangerous drugs off the streets.