BREAKING NEWS: Five injured in U.S. 287 wreck

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Five people were injured Sunday night after a two-car wreck on U.S. 287. At around 6:15 p.m., two cars were traveling south on U.S. 287 near Kathy’s Shell gas station in Decatur when the driver of the car in the right lane tried to merge into the left lane, causing the other car to flip […]

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Seven injured in wreck by Fossil Pointe

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Seven people were injured in a two-car wreck Saturday morning right outside of Fossil Pointe after a car hit a pickup towing a flatbed trailer.

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2 injured in head-on wreck

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Two men were injured in a two-vehicle head-on collision near Decatur Wednesday.

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Injuries reported in 2-vehicle wreck near county line

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At least two people were seriously injured in a two-vehicle, head-on collision about a mile inside Denton County on Texas 114 east of Rhome around 9:30 Monday morning.

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Fire destroys Newark home

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A vacant mobile home was destroyed by fire Tuesday morning near Newark. Fire was reported at the home in the 100 block of County Road 4845 shortly after 7:30 a.m. Newark, Rhome and Haslet fire departments responded and found the home engulfed in flames. No one was injured. A neighboring home sustained minor damage. The cause of the fire remains under investigation.

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Accident victims identified

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A Lake Bridgeport woman was killed Sunday afternoon in a two-vehicle accident at the intersection of U.S. 380 and Farm Road 1658 in Bridgeport.

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2-vehicle accident kills 1

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One person was killed in a two-vehicle accident about 12:30 p.m. Sunday at the intersection of U.S. 380 and Farm Road 1658 in Bridgeport. Police Chief Randy Singleton said a pickup was traveling west on U.S. 380 and ran the red light at Farm Road 1658, hitting a vehicle traveling southbound on 1658 through the […]

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Man’s death under investigation

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The Bridgeport Police Department is investigating the death of a man found in his vehicle on Owens Street Friday night.

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Slidell man stabbed in Reunion fight

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An argument over a beer cooler ended with a Slidell man being stabbed Friday night at the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion in Decatur.

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2 teens hit at Reunion entrance

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Two teenage girls were seriously injured Friday night after being hit by a pickup near the entrance to the Wise County Old Settlers Reunion in Decatur.

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BREAKING NEWS: 1 injured in crash

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A Chico man was injured in a two-vehicle accident at Texas 114 and Farm Road 51 shortly before 8:30 a.m. Thursday.

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Two injured in wreck on FM 2264

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Two people were inured in a car wreck on FM 2264 today when the driver lost control of the car and flipped the vehicle into a ditch on the side of the road. Timothy Paul Dennis, 19, and Justice Marie Sampson, 18, were traveling east on FM 2264 when Dennis, the driver, swerved the car […]

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Wreck causes ramp closure

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The onramp to U.S. 81/287 North from U.S. 380 in Decatur is closed while crews clean the contents spilled from an overturned 18-wheeler hauling hot asphalt. The road is expected to remain closed through the afternoon Tuesday.

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Wreck claims Slidell teen

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A recent Slidell graduate was killed Friday morning in an accident on Farm Road 455 West in Denton County.

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Decatur PD seeks help to ID suspect

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The Decatur Police Department is investigating copper thefts at Wise Electric Co-op that occurred July 11 and July 14.

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2 homes charred in separate fires

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Fire ravished two mobile homes in separate incidents early Friday morning. The blazes were reported within 30 minutes of the other.

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1 found dead in truck that drove off bridge

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The driver of a pickup found in a gully near the Lake Bridgeport spillway has been identified. Stephen Doyle Ince, 22, of Bridgeport was pronounced dead at the scene Friday afternoon. It is unknown how long the truck was in the gully, which is several hundred yards below the bridge on Farm Road 1658. Trooper Patrick Alonzo said the family reported Ince missing on Wednesday night. Family members set out to look for him Friday morning.

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Decatur Bank merging with Gainesville Bank Group

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North Texas Bank in Decatur has signed an agreement to merge with the First State Bank in Gainesville. The merger is through the two bank’s holding companies.

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Shooting of youth appears accidental

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Although the shooting of a 14-year-old boy in Briar Tuesday afternoon remains under investigation, it appears to have been accidental.  “There are no indications of criminal intent,” Wise County Sheriff David Walker said. “The kids were trying to shoot at a snake.” Investigators said four kids were playing in the front yard of a home […]

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14-year-old boy shot in South Wise

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A 14-year-old boy was flown from a gas station in Briar to a Metroplex hospital Tuesday afternoon after sustaining a gunshot wound to the abdomen. The incident is still under investigation, but it appears to be accidental, according to Wise County Sheriff David Walker. It occurred at a home in the 100 block of County […]

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