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6 killed in central Texas plane crash, authorities say

Updated at 6:50 p.m.: Revised throughout to include additional details. A man who was part-owner of a plane that crashed Monday in Texas, killing all six people aboard, said he and his friend who owned the plane regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in


Southlake couple get 7 years in prison for enslaving woman in their house

A Southlake husband and wife were sentenced Monday to seven years in prison for forcing a young Guinean woman to work as a slave for more than a decade. Federal Judge Reed O’Connor sentenced Mohamed Toure and Denise Cros-Toure, both 58, to each serve 84 months in prison and pay the victim a total of


No violations at wastewater treatment plant

City Utilities Director Matt McAdoo said a surprise inspection of Clarksville’s wastewater treatment plant resulted in no violations found. McAdoo made the report Tuesday during City Council’s regular meeting. He said the Texas Commission on Environmental Quality inspector was in town to inspect tru


As Execution Nears, Texas Town Reflects On Infamous Dragging Death

JASPER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killin


Clarksville HOME program still accepting applications

CLARKSVILLE — City Council unanimously agreed to contract with Kathy Baker Boyles of Texarkana to provide consultation services for the city’s use of the Texas HOME Program.


4 Found Dead Inside Fort Worth Home

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth Police are investigating the discovery of four bodies inside a home in the 2000 block of Speckle Drive. Homicide detectives and crime scene search units are on the scene.


Red River County sheriff fires back at drug raid critics

CLARKSVILLE — Red River County Sheriff Jimmy Caldwell said he’s taken some heat since the April 6 multi-agency raids that brought in more than 100 law enforcement officers to bust nine men and women who now face federal and state drug charges. On Tuesday, he fired back at critics during an update to


Sentencing set for Southlake couple who forced girl to work as servant for years

A Southlake couple who were found guilty in January of forcing a young girl from Guinea to work for them for years are scheduled to be sentenced Monday afternoon in a federal courtroom.


Four Family Members Found Dead in North Fort Worth Home

Four members of the same family were found dead Monday in a home in North Fort Worth, police said. It happened in the 2000 block of Speckle Drive. Police said officers were not looking for any suspects and it was an isolated case.


Clarksville citywide cleanup now planned semi-annually

CLARKSVILLE — As part of a push by the city’s Code Enforcement Committee to keep the city clean, the annual citywide cleanup will now take place semi-annually after action by the City Council on Tuesday.


$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out. A Quick Pick ticket matching five of the six numbers drawn for the Oct. 27, 2018 drawing was purchased at Valero Corner Store located at 603 Harvey Road, in College Station, but


Texas mom missing after failing to pick up son from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas -- A 26-year-old Texas mom was scheduled to pick up her son from the babysitter on Wednesday night, but she never showed up. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing to the police after friends and family made several attempts to reach her by phone.


Woman found dead in Watauga home. Man killed in shootout with Watauga police officers

A woman was found dead and a man was shot dead by Watauga police officers on Monday. Officers were answering a call about an emergency protective order about 10:30 a.m. and were informed a person at a home in the 6500 block of Wooddale Drive was not supposed to be there, according to reporting by CB


Steer Runs Loose on Texas Highway, Tackles Pedestrian [VIDEO]

As someone who spent a large portion of their life in Paris, Texas, seeing a cow running loose is pretty normal. But this particular bovine wanted to make a name for himself and went viral running the streets of Paris before having an "incident" with a local.


Texas killer dies, questions still remain about girls' death

NAVASOTA, Texas – A man serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of several missing girls has collapsed and died in a Texas prison.


Weekend crash leaves one Texas A&M student dead, another injured

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) A weekend accident in College Station left a Texas A&M senior dead and a second student injured. Nathan Matos, 22, of New Jersey, died in the two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.


Two Texas men die in head-on crash

LOVING, N.M. (AP) Authorities say two Texas men were killed when their vehicles collided head-on in southeastern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police says a vehicle driven by R.A. Steve Stephens, 19, of Trinity on Friday crossed the center line of State Road 128 near Loving and collided with a pi


Dallas County District Attorney Addresses City Council Members About Plans for Criminal Justice Reform

Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot told city council members Monday how he plans to make swift changes to the way crimes are prosecuted in Dallas County. Creuzot outlined his policy for members of the Dallas City Council's public safety and criminal justice committee, who invited him to ex


What's the state of bees in Texas?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The number of pollinators — bees, flies, and butterflies — continues to decline in America. So much so, that members of the Texas legislature filed bills to get the state in on their protection.


3 Houston-area restaurants make Texas Monthly's best BBQ joints

HOUSTON — Texas barbecue is, objectively, the best barbecue. But if you do want something to argue over, Texas Monthly has published its latest list of the Top 25 Barbecue joints in Texas.