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Texas man leads police on chase in stolen ambulance

A patient at a Texas hospital allegedly stole an ambulance Thursday morning and led police from several jurisdictions on a chase – during which he reportedly stuck his head out the window and gave triumphant fist bumps to observers -- before he returned to the location where he was originally detain


New Dollar General Location to Open in Early

BrownwoodNews – The City of Early announced on social media Wednesday, they will have yet another new development coming soon. Mayor Robert Mangrum announced the latest new development for Early, Texas is the result of a proactive approach to developing a partnership between the City of Early and Sa


HPU graduate's surrender to the ministry brings him to Brownwood church as children's, youth minister

Tobias Turney didn’t, at first, relish the possibility that God was calling him to the ministry. “I told you I didn’t want to be in ministry,” Tobias, now 22, recalled telling God in 2014. “Don’t make me do that.”


Current And Former Texas Lawmakers On Hit List Of Accused “Domestic Terrorist”

WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a “domestic terrorist” who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers.


Texas teen taking selfie tumbles from bridge

DALLAS, Texas (KWTX) A Texas teenager who fell 50-feet while trying to take a selfie from a towering bridge is lucky to be alive. Triston Bailey, 18, has spent the last four months recovering from injuries he suffered in a fall from the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.


WEDNESDAY STARS OF TEXAS DEMONSTRATORS: Pastel Painting, Charcoal painting and, Monster Kingdoms (Recyclables)

BrownwoodNews – Art lovers of all ages may view the Stars of Texas Juried Art Exhibit February 10-23 at the Depot Civic and Cultural Center located at 600 E. Depot in Brownwood. Show hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and Sunday from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.


Why did Texans start drinking hot Dr Pepper with lemon? Curious Texas investigates a southern tradition

When the icy 30-degree temperatures hit North Texas, residents immediately think of where to grab a warm beverage. Some opt for coffee. Others may instead go for some tea or hot chocolate.


A Sweet Way to Learn About Local Foster Care and Adoption

BrownwoodNews – The need for foster homes in Brownwood continues to be critical, but Arrow Child & Family Ministries, a local foster/adopt agency, is making an offer too good to pass up just for learning about foster care and adoption – a free Flour Power cupcake!


Federal judge wants to hear from employee who quit after working on Texas' noncitizen voters list

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.


Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.


Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu


Brown Count Museum of History salutes area Boy Scouts with new exhibit

Written by Ben Cox – The Brown County Museum of History will be premiering an exhibit dedicated to Brownwood’s Boy Scouts, opening this Saturday at 10a.m. With the month February hosting National Scouting Day, Exhibit Coordinator Beverly Norris says “We wanted to highlight the rich heritage of Scout


Mother of murdered Brownwood woman forgives daughter's killer

BROWNWOOD, Texas — Mother of a murdered Brownwood woman gave forgiveness to her daughter's killer after he was sentenced Friday. Brownwood man, 22-year-old Ryan Riggs, pleaded guilty to capital murder.


Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth

Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs


Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas

(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.


North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery

PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.


2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison

Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.


Two Teenagers Dead in Rollover Crash Just Outside Comanche

COMANCHE, TX – Two people have died after a crash on SH-36 on in Comanche County Monday. A 2003 Chevrolet Pick-up was traveling south on SH-36 when the truck went off the roadway to the right. After the truck went off the road it rolled until coming to a stop of the driver side.


Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission

LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.


Texas gas prices make biggest weekly jump in nearly two years

Gas prices across the state of Texas jumped the highest amount week-to-week since 2017, according to AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of gas statewide was $2.12 on Thursday. In Dallas, gas prices rose $0.17 from the previous week to an average of $2.14 which puts the city just slightly abov