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Former teacher/coach will make court appearance on a online solicitation of a minor charge

A former San Antonio teacher and coach will make an appearance in district court on Tuesday, April 23 in connection with an arrest that occurred in Jim Wells County in September 2017.


CBC’s free tax preparation services include Beeville, Alice and Pleasanton

BEEVILLE – Coastal Bend College is offering free tax preparation services through the Internal Revenue Service Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program. Members of the community with household incomes of $60,000 or less are eligible to receive free basic tax return preparation services. Free t


Texas woman gets 15 years in jail for stealing $1.3M from rodeo

FORT WORTH, Texas – A former bookkeeper for the Stockyards Northside Rodeo has been sentenced to prison for stealing $1.3 million from the rodeo over three years. According to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office, D’ann Elizabeth Wagner was given a 15-year sentence after pleading g


Man leads Alice police on high-speed chase

ALICE, Texas — A high-speed chase through an Alice, Texas, neighborhood Wednesday morning ended with one man's arrest outside St. Joseph Catholic School. According to deputies, 33-year-old Amador Garza Jr. violated a protective order after he was allegedly trying to meet up with a family member at t


Women arrested in Texas had baby in car seat sitting next to 275 pounds of pot, authorities say

Two Texas women had an infant boy with them when they were pulled over with 275 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, authorities say. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, were taken into custody Friday morning on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute an


4 Sentenced For Using Helicopter For $12,000 Hunt In Texas; ‘Would Make Sportsmen And Outdoor Enthusiasts Furious’

LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four men have been sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a $12,000 sporting hunt in South Texas where a helicopter was used to kill exotic animals.


AEP Texas dedicates new service center in Alice, Texas

ALICE, Texas — American Electric Power Texas is expanding its reach across South Texas. On Wednesday they dedicated their newest service center in Alice, Texas. The new state-of-the-art service center features a more than 40,000 square foot building on 13 acres. It will replace AEP's older service c


Men On Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured After Authorities Get Tips

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two convicted felons on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been caught in unrelated arrests. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced the capture of 24-year-old Clifford Milton and 34-year-old Rodrigo Flores.


North Texas mother reported missing after not picking up child from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas — The Mesquite police department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing mother. Authorities are searching for 26-year-old Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes after she never returned to pick up her child from the babysitter Wednesday night.


Texas' prison heat bill a 'cop out' because it no longer forces units to lower temps, advocates say

AUSTIN — A bill that would have tackled high heat levels at state jails and prisons has been gutted and replaced with a cost study, a move inmate advocates called "a cop-out."


Texas baby born without skin in critical condition

San Antonio — Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was born without skin.


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, AG Ken Paxton say Dallas DA's reforms 'could promote lawlessness'

Updated at 2:30 p.m.: Revised to include additional information from a Thursday news conference with law enforcement associations. Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton, in a joint letter Thursday, criticized Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot's announcement that his office woul


Alice residents invited to meet those vying for their votes

ALICE, Texas — The Alice Echo News-Journal hosted a candidate forum Wednesday for upcoming city council, school board, and bond elections. Organizers said it was a chance for the public to meet those who are vying for their votes.


Ban On Red Light Cameras Gets Green Light Out Of Texas Committee

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A bill that would ban red light cameras across the state cleared its first hurdle Wednesday. House Bill 1631, authored by Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R – Bedford), passed through the Transportation Committee and will now be voted on by the House where 102 of the 151 members


Hurricane Harvey destroyed every apartment in Rockport, Texas. Some residents are still waiting for help from lawmakers.

A mini-documentary series chronicling the cast of characters passing bills in the Texas Capitol. Hurricane Harvey, which caused more than $125 billion in damage, is the most expensive storm in Texas history. It wreaked havoc on nearly every Gulf Coast community when it came ashore Aug. 25, 2017.


Texas A&M-Commerce Lions Softball Team Holds at No. 8 in National Rankings

The Texas A&M University-Commerce softball team is the No. 8 ranked team in the nation in this week’s National Fastpitch Coaches Association coaches poll. The Lions held their spot from last week’s ranking. The rankings were released Wednesday by the NFCA. The Lions have been nationally ranked in 23


West relay teams, Calhoun's O'Donnell win at area meet

ALICE — Two Victoria West girls relay teams and Calhoun’s Emme O’Donnell brought home gold medals from the Districts 29/30-5A area meet Wednesday at Memorial Stadium. The West 400-meter relay team of Mariana Velasquez, Alyssa Smith, Lexi Morris and Toni Ramirez finished first in a time of 48.47 seco


Watch Fifth Episode Of ALICE IN CHAINS' 'Black Antenna' Movie Project

ALICE IN CHAINS has released the fifth episode of "Black Antenna", a dark sci-fi thriller set against the backdrop of the band's Grammy-nominated album "Rainier Fog" (BMG). Further episodes will be released throughout the coming months.