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Truck driver arrested after Carthage police find 86 pounds of marijuana in rig

CARTHAGE, TX (KETK) - A Louisiana man was arrested Tuesday after the Carthage Police Department said 86 pounds of marijuana was found in his vehicle, according to our newspaper partner The Longview News Journal.


East Texas Drilling Report for April 21

(For activity April 7-13) (County; Operator; Lease/Well; Field; Survey; Type; Depth; Location) Gregg; Breitburn Operating LP; Bumpus, John Gas Unit 2; Willow Springs (Pettit); Castleberry, WH/38; Gas; 10,760; Within White Oak.


Three dozen arrested in Central Texas gang crackdown

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Three dozen violent offenders and fugitives were arrested during a large-scale three-day gang crackdown in Killeen and Bell County, police said Friday evening.


Texas cops find 275 pounds of pot next to baby in car seat, women arrested: report

Texas Border Patrol officials said they discovered a baby in a car seat next to 275 pounds of marijuana after they pulled a vehicle over last Friday, a report said. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, both of Texas, were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to dis


10 new drilling permits issued in Panola County since early March

Ten new drilling permits have been issued in Panola County since March 8, online records from the Texas Railroad Commission show:. Sheridan Production company was issued a recompletion permit for a vertical well nine miles southeast of Carthage on March 8, a recompletion permit for a vertical well s


Forest service arrests Longview man on timber theft charge in Harrison County

COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M Forest Service law enforcement investigators have arrested a 59-year-old Longview man on a charge of timber theft in Harrison County. Edward Tom Williams of Longview was arrested April 4 on a warrant for theft of property valued between $2,500 and $30,000. He was released


Power outages being reported across the East Texas area

EAST TEXAS (KETK) - Power outages being reported across the East Texas area. For outages in your area, you can check the outages map from SWEPCO and ONCOR.


Woman Sues Texas Water Park For $1M After Son Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

WACO (CBSDFW.COM) – The mother of a surfer who died from a “brain-eating amoeba” after visiting a surf park in Texas has filed a $1 million wrongful death lawsuit. New Jersey native Fabrizio Stabile died in September 2018. The man’s mother, Rita Stabile, claims BSR Surf Resort, owners of Parsons Bar


Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard

Union Pacific is "pausing" construction of its new $550 million rail yard in Texas. The Omaha, Neb.-based company said it will shift the money it committed this year to the Brazos project to instead make improvements to its 760-mile line running from El Paso to Los Angeles.


Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done'

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Madisyn Cox has always been competitive. She's testing that spirit in a new way. Cox, 23, is suing Dallas-based Cooper Clinic, claiming it "produced, distributed, and sold" a multivitamin that turned out to be tainted with Trimetazidine. The drug is known to aid in improving the c


Charges to remain against Texas driver who dodged paying over $5G in tolls with ‘license plate flipper’: cops

A Houston motorist was not quite free to drive off into the sunset on Thursday after a judge found “no probable cause” for the man’s arrest for allegedly using an illegal “license plate flipper” to avoid paying nearly $5,500 in tolls, authorities said.


North Texas mother reported missing after not picking up child from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas — The Mesquite police department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing mother. Authorities are searching for 26-year-old Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes after she never returned to pick up her child from the babysitter Wednesday night.


Hello, stranger: How doorbell cameras in North Texas are helping police and residents catch bad guys

The first calls came into Frisco’s 911 dispatch center early one morning in late January. Residents were reporting a string of car burglaries, and they had video to prove it.


Trials loom for 2 suspects in 2017 murder of Central Texas teen

COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KWTX) Trials are looming for two of the four suspects charged with murder in connection with shooting death of a Copperas Cove teenager in 2017. Larry Anthony Quinn Thomas, 17, was shot to death on Nov. 9, 2017.


Did you know that Dallas has a canyon? But it’s not what you think. Curious Texas explains

Did you know that Dallas has a canyon? But it’s not what you think. Curious Texas explains. Dallas has its small hills here and there, but the city is flat for the most part. Residents can usually see the Dallas’ skyscrapers miles from downtown if they get on high enough ground.


New North Texas Congregation Has Church to Call Home for Easter and Beyond

The thing that brought the newly formed Gracia Viva church and the established Oak Lawn United Methodist Church in Dallas together under one roof, is an issue that is dividing the United Methodist Church worldwide.


Harrison County Jail makes non-compliant list; works on solutions

Harrison County has been placed on the Texas Minimum Jail Standards non-compliance list after inspectors with the Texas Commission on Jail Standards cited the jail for six issues during their examination last month.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


4 Sentenced For Using Helicopter For $12,000 Hunt In Texas; ‘Would Make Sportsmen And Outdoor Enthusiasts Furious’

LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four men have been sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a $12,000 sporting hunt in South Texas where a helicopter was used to kill exotic animals.


Tatum residents work to clear downed trees after morning storms

TATUM, TX (KLTV) - Early morning storms in the Tatum area uprooted a pine tree which fell on a home. It happened at the corner of Benjamin Street and Highway 149 in Tatum. Limbs from the tree pierced the roof, letting rain into the bedroom of a sixteen year old girl who died in a 2017 car crash.