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Mexico raises earthquake death toll to 293, relatives keep vigil amid search for survivors

Rescue personnel look through a photo album as they work in rescue operations in the rubble of a building felled by a 7.1 magnitude earthquake, in the Ciudad Jardin neighborhood of Mexico City, Thursday, Sept. 21, 2017. Thousands of professionals and volunteers are working frantically at dozens of w

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-22 17:06:51

City of Beaumont approves RVs and trailers for residents

Earlier this week, Beaumont city council voted to allow RVs and trailers on residential property. Normally, RVs and trailers are allowed to be parked but not lived in. Due to Harvey, the circumstances changed, prompting the city to vote for a change to help residents stay close to home. The RVs and

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 15:36:29

Longtime Beaumont pediatrician Dr. Ataya dies at 76

BEAUMONT - A prominent long-time Beaumont pediatrician passed away Thursday at Harbor Hospice in Beaumont. Dr. Raja Hani Ataya, 76, of Beaumont, who died Thursday, was described in his obituary as a "pillar and iconic member of the community who left a lasting legacy behind." Ataya had worked as a p

12NEWSNOW.COM - 2017-09-22 20:20:49

First lady set to embark on first solo trip outside US

First lady Melania Trump hugs a girl as she participates in an harvesting and planting event with the Boys and Girls Club of Washington in the White House Kitchen Garden on the South Lawn of the White House, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) WASHINGTON (AP) - Melania Tr

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 07:14:26

South Korea says natural North Korea earthquake detected

People watch a TV news program reporting North Korea's earthquake, at Seoul Railway Station in Seoul, South Korea, Saturday, Sept. 23, 2017. South Korea's weather agency said an earthquake was detected in North Korea on Saturday around where the country recently conducted a nuclear test, but it asse

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 07:31:12

Reports: Kylie Jenner is pregnant

The Met Gala 2017 - Arrivals Featuring: Kylie Jenner Where: New York, New York, United States When: 01 May 2017 Credit: WENN.com Kylie Jenner is pregnant, according to TMZ. The celebrity news site reportedly confirmed the reality-show star is expecting a baby with current boyfriend Travis Scott. TMZ

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-22 17:29:09

Orange County building tents for storm victims

Orange County providing tents for storm victims More tents are going up in Southeast Texas. This time, they're in Orange County. Right now, hundreds of displaced residents are staying in tent shelters in Port Arthur. The same shelters are going to be move-in ready at the boat ramp in Orange this Mon

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-22 21:07:27

The Independent Voice of Southeast Texas

Larry Judice has been doing Cajun cuisine a long time. Nearly 33 years ago, the Texan-born butcher planted his Louisiana roots in Groves when he purchased his father's Cajun grocery store. Today, Larry's French Market and Cajun Restaurant, the "Cajun honky tonk" of Southeast Texas, is known as the s

THEEXAMINER.COM - 2017-09-22 21:53:00

Stevie Wonder 'taking a knee for America' at Global Citizen Festival

2016 MusiCares Person Of The Year Honoring Lionel Richie Featuring: Stevie Wonder Where: Los Angeles, California, United States When: 13 Feb 2016 Credit: FayesVision/WENN.com Musical legend Stevie Wonder gave a passionate speech to the audience gathered in Central Park for the Global Citizen Festiva

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 23:23:33

Local news station details how they helped police end a 9-hour standoff at a Tenn. bank

Photo taken from inside First Community Bank by Douglas Roach and shared with FOX 17 News Nashville following hostage situation, standoff with police. COLUMBIA, Tenn. - It took almost nine hours, but a tense hostage situation turned standoff at the Community First Bank & Trust in Columbia, Tennesse

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 17:44:28

Live: Mexico's national director of disasters provides earthquake update

Rescuers race to save people believed to be still alive inside a collapsed office building in the Roma Norte neighborhood of Mexico City, as night falls Friday, Sept. 22, 2017, three days after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake. Hope mixed with fear Friday in Mexico City, where families huddled under tarps

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 15:57:13

Trump aims to achieve congressional balancing act on taxes

FILE - In this Sept. 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump waves as he walks from the Oval Office of the White House in Washington to Marine One for the short trip to Andrews Air Force Base, Md. Facing an escalating nuclear threat from North Korea and the mass flight of minority Muslims from M

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 13:34:05

Some of earliest US landscape photos coming to New Orleans

This photograph provided by the New Orleans Museum of Art, is a coated salt print of New Orleans cotton wharves sometime between 1858 and 1861 by Jay Dearborn Edwards. It is among 19th century landscape photographs in an exhibit to be shown at the museum from Oct. 6-Jan. 7, including some of the ear

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 11:12:44

Aid begins to flow to hurricane-hit Puerto Rico

GUAJATACA, Puerto Rico (AP) - Large amounts of federal aid began moving into Puerto Rico on Saturday, welcomed by local officials who praised the Trump administration's response but called for the emergency loosening of rules long blamed for condemning the U.S. territory to second-class status. In n

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 22:52:34

New 6.2 quake centered in southern Mexico

A handler and his rescue dog look for victims at the site of a quake-collapsed seven-story building in Mexico City's Roma Norte neighborhood, Friday, Sept. 22, 2017. Mexican officials are promising to keep up the search for survivors as rescue operations stretch into a fourth day following Tuesday's

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 09:16:06

Arrests made at Texas anti-fascist rally

AUSTIN, Texas - Counter-protesters to Saturday's Dixie Freedom Rally gathered at the state capitol in Austin. The counter-protest took place even though the original pro-Confederate demonstration was cancelled. Another Dixie Freedom Rally was scheduled to take place in August, but it was postponed

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 19:27:15

Teacher who allegedly wrote 'FOCUS' on ADHD student's forehead faces $3M lawsuit

VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. - The parents of a former middle school student in Virginia are taking legal action against a former teacher, the school's principal, and the school district, claiming that their son was discriminated against for having ADHD. The lawsuit seeks $3 million after the teacher alleged

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 18:41:42

Group in Colorado sends more than 100 backpacks to children in SETX

More than 100 backpacks received at the Bevil Oaks Volunteer Fire Department on Friday. All donated from Colorado to children in need right here in Southeast Texas. Karin Leon lives in Pinewood and saw the need for her community, so she reached out to an old friend in Colorado who took things over f

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 17:27:23

Video: St. Louis police arrest 22 protesters demonstrating against officer's acquittal

Protesters demonstrating against a former St. Louis police officer's acquittal in the murder of a black man are arrested during a protest at the Galleria Mall. (CNN Newsource) ST. LOUIS (AP) - Police have arrested several people at an upscale St. Louis shopping mall who were protesting the recent ac

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 18:10:34

Ed Sheeran knocks Drake off top spot with Spotify's most streamed song

Ed Sheerhan has beaten Drake to take the title of the most streamed song on Spotify with his track Shape of You. Drake's One Dance was the first track to ever hit the one billion mark on the streaming site, and the Canadian rapper had even more to celebrate in March (17) when his album More Life bec

KFDM-TV - 2017-09-23 16:36:47