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Police: Texas stepdad charged after slapping 12-year-old bully

DEER PARK, Texas - James Olander Peace has been charged with felony injury to a child for allegedly slapping a 12-year-old boy across the face. Peace's wife said her husband was sticking up for her daughter after she was bullied by that 12-year-old boy and his friend while walking home from school.


Two murders shake Brazoria County

Three people were found dead at a home in Pearland on Wednesday night in what officers believe was a double murder suicide. The Pearland Police Department said they were called to the home in the 2000 block of Creek Run Drive at approximately 10:20 p.m. Wednesday.


For the second time, U.S. Supreme Court reverses death sentence decision for Texas inmate Bobby Moore

The U.S. Supreme Court again struck down a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals decision that declared a death row inmate did not have an intellectual disability. The high court ruled on Tuesday that Bobby Moore has shown he is intellectually disabled and, for the second time in the case, knocked down an


Winter Weather Advisory For Parts Of North Texas; Sleet Possible In Some Parts

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The National Weather Service says a storm system could produce snow and ice in Texas and Oklahoma. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for most of Tuesday through Wednesday morning for parts of western Texas, much of Oklahoma and into northwestern Arkansas.


Brazoria man jailed after killing brother

A Brazoria County man is behind bars on a $200,000 bond after allegedly shooting and killing his brother Monday afternoon. The Brazoria County Sheriff’s Office received a 9-1-1 call just after 5 p.m. Monday with the caller stating a shooting had occurred in Brazoria. As deputies were on their way to


Monroe Mustangs Baseball Falls in Pair of High-Scoring Affairs at Alvin

ALVIN, Texas, February 16, 2019 – The Monroe College Mustangs baseball team played a pair of high-scoring matchups at Alvin Community College on Saturday, but came out on the wrong side of both decisions at Phillips Field.


Body of missing Texas boyfriend found, but girlfriend's whereabouts a mystery

Weltzin Garcia and Alfonso Hernandez had a problematic relationship, but remained linked to each other through their two young children. A few weeks ago, police issued a warrant for Hernandez’s arrest for domestic violence, according to Texas media outlets. But days after the warrant was issued both


Alvin ISD names Hicks, Rhodes as principals of the year

Alvin ISD is proud to announce the 2018-19 district Principals of the Year. Lisa Hicks of Glenn York Elementary was named Elementary Principal of the Year, and Craig Rhodes of Dr. Ronald E. McNair Junior High was named Secondary Principal of the Year. The principals were chosen among their peers as


Police arrest husband of Central Texas shooting victim

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Police Tuesday arrested the husband of a Waco woman who was found dead in her home on Feb. 3 of multiple gunshot wounds. Quest Jones, 28, of Waco, is charged in the shooting death of Sherrell Carter, 26.


Inside the shop that sells items confiscated at Texas airports

SAN ANTONIO — It is a treasure chest you've probably never heard of in Texas. Valuables lost at the airport or taken by TSA all go to one place. Kristy Fierro is with the State Surplus Property Storefront in Austin. You can find many items there, like jewelry and knives, just to name a few.


Area teams Alvin and Manvel meet in 2019 softball opener

The high school softball season gets under way this week with area teams Alvin and Manvel facing each other at Lady Mavericks’ Field Tuesday night at 6:30 p.m. The Lady Yellowjackets, who have advanced to the postseason in 22 of the last 23 years, competed in the bi-district round last season, while


UPDATE: 2 identified in apparent murder-suicide at Sugar Land home, police say

SUGAR LAND, Texas - A husband and wife are dead after an apparent murder-suicide at their home in Sugar Land, police said Monday,. The incident was reported about 6 a.m. at 1215 Pendergrass Trail.


2 men shot and killed inside home in south Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead Tuesday morning. The deadly shooting happened at a home on Ridgewood, which is on Houston's south side.


More than $12M worth of meth seized in Texas, CBP says

A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was uncovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday. The agency’s Office of Field Operations (OFO), stationed at the Pharr International Bridge, carried out the drug seizure on Saturday,


Teen escapes from Texas immigrant shelter

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KWTX) Authorities are searching for a teenager who escaped from an immigrant children’s shelter in Brownsville. Two teenagers managed to flee from the Casa Padre Southwest Key facility, but one of the two was later captured and was in the custody of Brownsville police.


Two Texas high school students die in freak accident

CLARKSVILLE, Texas (KXII) The Rivercrest ISD in Red River County confirms that two students died in a car crash Friday. It happened just before 3:30 Friday afternoon on State Highway 37, five miles south of Clarksville.


Search for SE Texas Fisherman Ends After Body Found

The U.S. Coast Guard has ended its search for a missing Southeast Texas fisherman after a body matching the man's description was found. Officials say the search for 60-year-old Dale Wolf was called off Saturday after the body was found in Galveston Bay.


Detained Mexican migrant dies in Texas hospital

MCALLEN, Texas — A Mexican man detained by Border Patrol for illegal re-entry died Monday at a hospital in Texas. The 45-year-old man, who was not immediately identified, was initially apprehended Feb. 2 by police in the Texas border community of Roma and requested medical attention, U.S. Customs an


Texas man who confessed in church to murder sentenced to life

BROWNWOOD, Texas (AP) A Texas man who confessed in front of his church congregation to the 2016 beating death of a fellow church-goer has been sentenced to life in prison. Ryan Riggs, 22, pleaded guilty Friday to capital murder in the death of 25-year-old Chantay Blankinship.


Ramps From Interstate 30 to Texas 360 Closed Due to Jackknifed Big-Rigs

The eastbound and westbound ramps from Interstate 30 to Texas 360 in Arlington are closed due to two jackknifed tractor-trailers, police say. "Commercial Vehicle Enforcement inspectors are on scene investigating what happened and trying to get the ramps back open," police said in a tweet at about 1: