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Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


Joyner Holmes, Texas dominate Tech in 24-point win

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Joyner Holmes scored 16 of her 20 points in a dominant first half and No. 19 Texas rolled to an 81-57 win over Texas Tech on Saturday. Danni Williams added 16 points for the Longhorns (21-6, 11-4 Big 12 Conference), who rolled to a 16-2 lead with Holmes scoring the first six poi


Boeing 767 cargo jet with 3 aboard crashes in Texas

A twin-engine cargo plane with three people onboard crashed near Baytown, Texas, on Saturday, authorities said. The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) issued an alert on the Boeing 767 after losing radio contact approximately 30 miles southeast of Houston's George Bush Intercontinental Airport.


Clark Gable's grandson, 30, found dead at family home in Texas

Clark Cable's grandson has been found dead at the age of 30. Clark Gable III passed away at his home in Texas, according TMZ. The cause of death is unclear. His mother Tracy Yarro Scheff shared news on Instagram on Friday, writing: 'It's is with an extremely heavy heart we say goodbye to my beautifu


Human remains found where Texas cargo plane carrying at least 3 crashed; survivors unlikely, officials say

Officials say they have recovered "human remains" from where a cargo plane carrying at least 3 people crashed into a Texas bay on Saturday. Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said that witnesses say they saw the twin-engine Boeing 767 cargo jetliner dive “nose first” into Trinity Bay near Anahu


Amber Alert issued for 3 children last seen in Sealy, Texas

SEALY, Texas (KXAN) — An amber alert has been issued for three children from Waterbury, Connecticut who were last seen in Sealy, Texas. The three children heading westbound on Highway 10 in Sealy, TX around 8:15 a.m. on Feb. 19.


Amber Alert: three Connecticut children spotted in Texas

SEALY, Texas (KWTX) The Texas Department of Public Safety issued an amber alert, Saturday after three children went missing. According to the alert, police in Waterbury, Connecticut were looking for 7-year old Maddison McGrath, 5-year old Dylan McGrath, and 2-year-old Maryah Mathew.


No likely survivors after cargo plane crashes in Texas with at least 3 aboard

At the Texas crash site of a cargo plane that had been carrying at least 3 people, officials said Saturday that there were likely no survivors. Chambers County Sheriff Brian Hawthorne said that witnesses say they saw the twin-engine Boeing 767 cargo jetliner dive “nose first” into Trinity Bay near A


Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video

A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th


Police search for children abducted in CT, suspects last heard from in Texas

SEALY, Texas — An Amber Alert has been issued for several children in Connecticut and who were last seen in Texas. Authorities describe Maryha Mathew as a white female, brown eyes and hair, 2 feet tall and 30 pounds. She was last seen wearing a blue shirt, white T-shirt, white vest with gold hearts,


Police: Texas man confessed in hammer death of daughter, 2

ORANGE, Texas – A police affidavit says a Southeast Texas man found naked and stained with blood told officers that he killed his 2-year-old daughter, who had been bludgeoned with a hammer .


Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio


South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha


Texas trooper fatally shoots man suspected of stabbing 2

POTEET, Texas (AP) — A state trooper has shot and killed a man who authorities say had earlier stabbed two men in separate incidents south of San Antonio. Texas Department of Public Safety Lt. Jason Reyes told the San Antonio Express-Newsthat a 37-year-old man was a suspect in the stabbing Friday of


Amber Alerts Issued in Texas for 3 Missing Siblings from Waterbury

Amber Alerts were issued in Texas on Saturday for three siblings who were reported missing from Waterbury last weekend and were last heard from in Sealy, Texas. Waterbury Police are searching for 2-year-old Maryah Matthew, 5-year-old Dylan McGrath and 7-year-old Maddison McGrath. All three siblings


Texas robber duct-tapes store clerk, sets bound customer on fire: police

Authorities in Texas on Thursday said they arrested the suspect wanted for a violent robbery earlier that included duct-taping a convenience store clerk and customer and then pouring lighter fluid on the customer and setting the bound person on fire.


Texas community union takes on Trump on census citizenship question

For Juanita Valdez-Cox, asking all 2020 census respondents whether they are U.S. citizens would mean less food on families' tables and more people unable to pay their rent. Valdez-Cox is executive director of La Union del Pueblo Entero, or LUPE, a community union in Texas' Rio Grande Valley that is


You can eat and sleep at the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' gas station

AUSTIN, Texas — If you're cruising down Highway 304 and head just south of Bastrop, you'll probably pass by a quiet — and familiar — building. The original 1974 film 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' was filmed at a gas station along the highway.


Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


Texas man arrested for allegedly slapping 12-year-old boy over bullied stepdaughter

A Texas man who was arrested for allegedly slapping a 12-year-old boy reportedly said Tuesday he reacted after his stepdaughter told him the boy had bullied her. James Peace, 37, of Deer Park, was arrested and charged with injury to a child under 15. He told KHOU-TV the incident with the boy got out