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Sweet treats for local teachers
Kappa Tau Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma completed their project for 2018 - 2019 school year. A total of 627 teachers from the Alice area were given sweet treats and an information sheet about their group in appreciation of their dedication to education. These schools included the nine campuses at Ali
North Texas man tried to have 11-year-old killed to stop sexual abuse case
MCKINNEY, Texas - A 20-year-old man who sexually abused an 11-year-old girl, before trying to have her killed so the case wouldn't move forward, has been sentenced. Kylil Jamall Killian was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of continuous sexua
Teens arrested on 4 felonies after traffic stop
Two teenagers were charged with four felonies on Wednesday evening after police discovered narcotics, a firearm and cash in the vehicle they were occupied. The white Volkswagen stopped at the intersection of Front and Adams after the officer activated his emergency lights to conducted a traffic stop
Central Texas sheriff named in suit alleging sexual assault
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco against Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman alleges that a former sheriff’s office employee was sexually assaulted more than 20 times and subjected to an “intolerable work environment.” The suit seeks unspecified actual, compensatory, p
BB-PB school bus hit by tractor-trailer, students injured
The Texas Department of Public Safety said the students in a school bus which was struck by a tractor-trailer Friday morning were uninjured. The school bus belonged to Ben Bolt-Palito Blanco ISD. DPS spokesman Nathan Brandley said the eight students onboard the bus were evaluated by EMS personnel an
JWC Republican Party gets visitors
The Jim Wells County Republican Party on Tuesday, Jan. 29 hosted the Texas GOP Vice Chair Alma Perez-Jackson and Texas Young Republican Federation Club Development Chair Karen Marshall.
Texas border agents keep catching rapists, child molesters, and gang members, but Democrats don’t care
On Tuesday, U.S. Border Patrol agents in the Rio Grande Valley sector of Texas apprehended a Guatemalan illegally crossing into the U.S. He had a prior conviction in New Jersey for sexually assaulting a child.
AHS Teen of the Week
Parents: Jose and Petra Perez. Educational or Future Plans: I plan to graduate from Alice high school with 33 college credit hours. I then plan on furthering my education in teaching and majoring in English at Texas A&M University in Corpus Christi. I plan on teaching English to children grades 5-12
Woman falls out pickup truck bed, dies on North Texas freeway
FORT WORTH, Texas - A woman was killed on Interstate 35 in Fort Worth after falling out the bed of a pickup truck. The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday on the freeway just south of Interstate 30.
‘Point person’ for Texas secretary of state in controversial voter fraud inquiry quits
AUSTIN -- The state elections official who coordinated the matching of lists of driver's licensees with Texas voter rolls, to see if they contain ineligible non-citizens, has resigned.
North Texas Jury Convicts 14-Year-Old Girl For Fatally Stabbing Her Friend
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A North Texas jury has convicted a 14-year-old girl for the fatal stabbing of her friend. According to the Star-Telegram, jurors deliberated for about an hour Thursday before convicting the girl for the May 29 killing of 14-year-old Nylah Lightfoot.
Alice native graduates from basic training
Because of the United States Armed Forces, all Americans have freedom and liberty, but it can't be down without those brave men and women enlist and promise to defend their country.
How the government abused eminent domain the last time it built a border fence in Texas
Once again, the Rio Grande Valley is seeing the signs that more border fencing is coming: construction equipment gathering near the Rio Grande, brush being cleared, residents receiving letters from the government asking to survey their property and possibly claim some of it through eminent domain. T
Why do we use terms like golf balls and softballs to describe hail? Curious Texas investigates
When it’s pea-size, hail is more of a nuisance. Pea-size hail might ding your car, but overall it isn’t too damaging. But when hail gets to the size of a softball or a grapefruit, that’s when it’s really concerning.
Texas teacher surprises bullied student with matching haircut
A Texas teacher went the extra mile for a student who was getting teased about her short hair. Now, both teacher and student have matching haircuts and event matching bows. Inside the walls of Miss Grimm’s kindergarten classroom, there are little minds hard at work, especially with one of her studen
Three found shot to death inside Texas home
PEARLAND, Texas (KWTX) Police were investigating Thursday after officers found three people shot to death inside a home in Pearland. Officers made the grim discovery after responding just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 2000 block of Creek Run Drive as Cas
Texas State student killed in apparent apartment robbery
SAN MARCOS, Texas — After a student was found dead at a San Marcos apartment complex Wednesday morning, police have launched a robbery-homicide investigation. Police said they responded to the Park North Condos on the 1600 block of Aquarena Springs Drive at 7:24 a.m. to assist San Marcos-Hays County
Bills aim to allow Texas breweries to sell beer to-go
AUSTIN, Texas — Some people like to mark the end of the work week with a beer. But, if you're going to a local craft brewery, you won't be able to grab a six-pack to take home with you.
Migrants brave the Rio Grande, looking toward Eagle Pass, Texas
Having traveled more than a thousand miles, the immigrants in Piedras Negras, Mexico -- mostly from Honduras -- come to this: the banks of the Rio Grande River. Just beyond is Eagle Pass, Texas, and the broader U.S.
Former North Texas Loan Officer Sentenced To 10 Years For Bank Fraud
SHERMAN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A former loan officer in North Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and must repay more than $2 million for executing a fake documents and bogus borrowers scam.