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Leon County homes destroyed, two horses killed in severe storms, sheriff says

FLO, Texas — Severe storms destroyed homes in Leon County early Thursday morning. Sheriff Kevin Ellis said two people had to crawl out of their home near FM 1511 and County Road 225 in Flo after the roof was torn off and three trees fell on it.


Strong winds topple Leon County home with couple inside

BUFFALO, Tex. (KBTX) - A Leon County couple was inside their mobile home Thursday morning when high winds flipped the building off its foundation. It happened in the 1800 block of County Road 278 in Buffalo.


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.


Significant weather damage reported in Leon County

LEON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- 4:25 a.m. UPDATE:. Early morning storms Thursday caused significant weather damage across Leon County, including reports of a house that rolled over near the community of Flo between Centerville and Buffalo.


Strong storms leave some damage behind in Central Texas

(KWTX) Late-night thunderstorms packing powerful winds and heavy rain snapped tree limbs, downed trees, knocked down a local college’s digital billboard and left a Central Texas couple with a story to tell.


Texas woman gets 15 years in jail for stealing $1.3M from rodeo

FORT WORTH, Texas – A former bookkeeper for the Stockyards Northside Rodeo has been sentenced to prison for stealing $1.3 million from the rodeo over three years. According to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office, D’ann Elizabeth Wagner was given a 15-year sentence after pleading g


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.


Brazos Valley sees damage from overnight storms

Several Brazos Valley communities dealt with storm damage Thursday after high winds and heavy rain rolled through the area overnight. According to Leon County Sheriff Kevin Ellis, wind toppled trees throughout the county, taking power lines with them. Several homes were significantly damaged, as wer


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.


Texas Rep. Gohmert says Dems will drag out Mueller report as way to put off prison

Rep. Louie Gohmert, R-Texas, said on “The Todd Starnes Show” that Dems' obsession with the Mueller report exists for good reason: to cover up their own misdeeds. Said the lawmaker, "As long as the Democrats in their minds ... can drag this thing out, and keep throwing rocks at Trump, then the better


Men On Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured After Authorities Get Tips

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two convicted felons on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been caught in unrelated arrests. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced the capture of 24-year-old Clifford Milton and 34-year-old Rodrigo Flores.


Power outages prompt school cancellations and delays

LEON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX) - Due to power outages caused by overnight storms, some Brazos Valley school districts have announced delays and cancellations for Thursday morning. Centerville ISD is closed all day Thursday due to the outages.


Women arrested in Texas had baby in car seat sitting next to 275 pounds of pot, authorities say

Two Texas women had an infant boy with them when they were pulled over with 275 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, authorities say. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, were taken into custody Friday morning on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute an


Feds say North Texas man made $374,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards gotten with mailman's help

A North Texas man is accused of making nearly $375,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards that he got with the help of a mail carrier who intercepted them as they were out for delivery.


Storms Bring High Winds, Rain And Hail To Parts Of North Texas

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Severe thunderstorms rumbled across North Texas, the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma, producing several tornadoes and unleashing widespread hail. Much of the metroplex was spared from the worst of severe weather that blew through late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning,


Storm damage reported from Grimes to Leon Counties

The storms early Thursday morning really packed a punch to the area. Rain totals ranged through the county from less than one inch near Plantersville to just over three inches in the far northern portions of Grimes County.


Semi hauling saltwater crashes on Highway 79 in Robertson County

ROBERTSON COUNTY, Tex. (KBTX)- A truck driver was injured Thursday after his semi left the roadway and hit several small trees. It happened along Highway 79 east of Franklin near the Ridge community.


Madison County among nine counties declared disaster by Gov

Madison County joined eight other counties on a Gov. Greg Abbot-issued declaration of disaster for the wave of storms that have blanketed South Texas since Friday. Wednesday’s declaration also included Cherokee, Freestone, Houston, Leon, Nacogdoches, San Augustine, Shelby, and Robertson counties.


Crockett PD asking for public’s help in IDing suspects who stole computers from Walmart

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Two suspects allegedly stole thousands of dollars’ worth of computers and computer equipment from the Crockett Walmart, and now the town’s police department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the man and woman.


Severe t-storm warning issued for Anderson, Houston Co., most of East Texas under watch

TYLER, Texas — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm WARNING for Houston County until 2:45 a.m. and Anderson County until 3 a.m. Hazards include 60 mph winds and penny-sized hail.