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Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


City of Cameron continues review of, proposed updates to zoning ordinances

The City of Cameron’s Planning and Zoning Commission and City Council continue their review and proposed updates to the city’s current zoning ordinance adopted in 1983. City manager Rhett Parker said taking a new look at the city’s almost 40-year-old zoning requirements allows the city to address co


Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio


Mardi Gras Bash set for Feb. 23

Organizers are putting the final touches on the 7th annual Mardi Gras Bash, which will be held this Saturday, Feb. 23, at Simon George Hall, 401 S. Karnes in Cameron. The event will start at 6 p.m., and includes an authentic Cajun food dinner, auctions including a gun raffle and activities for the k


Teague boys pull away from Cameron Yoe in Bi-District win

ROBINSON, Texas The Teague boys used a big second half to earn a 15-point Bi-District round playoff win over Cameron Yoe. Teague and Yoe battled throughout the first half and the Lions went into the locker room up just 3 at the break.


Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut

A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol. Lane Kiesling, 16, told KXAS-TV he was told his bangs were getting long and were against Hico High School’s dress code.


Cameron Park Zoo to adopt orphaned South Dakota mountain lion cub

It was lucky that South Dakota Game, Fish and Parks Department staff found the three mountain lion cubs in the Black Hills, less lucky they also discovered the dead body of the cubs' mother.


Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.


Texas robber duct-tapes store clerk, sets bound customer on fire: police

Authorities in Texas on Thursday said they arrested the suspect wanted for a violent robbery earlier that included duct-taping a convenience store clerk and customer and then pouring lighter fluid on the customer and setting the bound person on fire.


Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.


Cattle Raisers name Torrey DA of the year

CAMERON — Milam County District Attorney Bill Torrey was selected by the Texas and Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association as district attorney of the year for 2019, a news release received Friday said.


South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha


Austin Energy employee facing intoxicated manslaughter charge is fired

AUSTIN (KXAN) — An Austin Energy employee who faced an intoxication manslaughter charge has been fired, the company confirmed Thursday. It did not specify why it decided to terminate his employment at this time.


Texas lawmaker files bill to add 'In God We Trust' to government buildings

AUSTIN, Texas — On Thursday, Rep. Kyle Biedermann of Fredericksburg filed a bill in the Texas House of Representatives to add the U.S. national motto, In God We Trust, to the state’s government buildings.


Texas Experiencing High Influenza Activity Levels Report Says

Texas is experiencing a high level of influenza-like illness (ILI) the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. New York City and 29 states are also experiencing a high activity level of ILI.


Arrest made in Temple bank robbery

Temple Police and FBI agents arrested a suspect Friday in the robbery of the Wells Fargo bank on Wednesday. Officers took 39-year-old Ronnie Tanner into custody at the Red Roof Inn located at 400 SW HK Dodgen Loop. He is now in the Waco Detention Center.


KISD teacher dies after head-on crash

Killeen Independent School District faculty and students are mourning the loss of a middle-school teacher after a fatal accident this weekend. Vanessa Harrison died after a head-on collision in Milam County, said KISD’s Chief Communications Officer Terry Abbott.


Texas community celebrates boy's 'miraculous recovery' with superhero sendoff

Days before Christmas, Owen Coulter, 5, of Austin, Texas, was rushed to the hospital with a deadly virus and moments later, his heart stopped. He was unresponsive. As medical staff at Dell Children's Hospital performed CPR and tried to revive him, his mother, Kristin Coulter, immediately started pra


Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.