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Leashed African Watusi Surprises Texas Petco Employees

ATASCOCITA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Are ALL leashed pets really welcome at Petco? One couple took on the challenge!. Oliver the African Watusi paid a visit to a Petco in Atascocita, Texas (about 25 miles northeast of Houston) where he was met with “open arms.”


Snake removers find 45 rattlesnakes underneath Texas house

Two Texas snake removers found 45 rattlesnakes underneath a house when responding to a call. The snake removers were able to successfully remove all of the animals from the home.


Central Texas girl with aggressive brain tumor marks two milestones

(KWTX) An identical twin who continues to defy the odds celebrated two huge milestones this week, celebrating her sixth birthday, which doctors never thought she’d live to see, and ringing the bell after finishing a clinical trial at MD Anderson Cancer.


'We're treating them like animals.' Lawmakers debate bill to lower heat in Texas prisons

AUSTIN — Torture. Intolerable. A death sentence. These are some of the words used to described the conditions inside state jails and prisons in the summer months, when the hot Texas sun can push temperatures past 130 degrees. Lawmakers who heard the testimony Thursday — from guards, inmates' familie


2 mechanics die after being crushed by machinery at North Texas tractor shop

Two North Texas men died Wednesday after being crushed by heavy machinery they were working on at a Cleburne tractor-equipment shop. Vikunt Chand, 46, of Arlington and Robert Goldberg, 77, of Granbury were pronounced dead around 1 p.m.


Man’s ‘badly decomposed’ body found inside closet in Texas, police say

A grisly discovery was made in Texas on Thursday when a man’s body was found inside a closet, authorities said. Officers with the San Antonio Police Department arrived at the scene in response to “a call for a DOA,” police said in a statement. At the address was an apartment building, MySanAntonio.c


Crews still working Roberts and Hutchinson counties grass fires

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Crews are still working to put out grass fires in Roberts and Hutchinson counties but officials say they are both 80 percent contained. After high winds swept in across the Texas Panhandle yesterday, crews responded to grass fires in both Roberts and Hutchinson counties.


Boone 283 Fire: 4,500 Acres Burned, 0% Contained

MIAMI, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - Texas Wildfire Incident Response System is reporting at the Boone 283 wildfire is active in Roberts County. The fire is reportedly 4,500 acres burned and is 0-percent contained.