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For the second time, U.S. Supreme Court reverses death sentence decision for Texas inmate Bobby Moore

The U.S. Supreme Court again struck down a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals decision that declared a death row inmate did not have an intellectual disability. The high court ruled on Tuesday that Bobby Moore has shown he is intellectually disabled and, for the second time in the case, knocked down an


Northeast Texas high school students to be laid to rest Tuesday following fatal crash

BOGATA, Texas — Two Northeast Texas high school students will be laid to rest on Tuesday after their promising lives were cut short following an automobile accident. According to Rivercrest Independent School District, Brandon Luke Earley and Kolby "Tut" Fletcher died in a two-vehicle crash after sc


Red River escapee back in custody

CLARKSVILLE — Red River County Sheriff’s Office prisoner Anthony Quint Jones is back in custody in Oklahoma this morning after he escaped from the county jail Sunday. The sheriff’s office posted a public alert about the escape at about 8:30 p.m. Sunday, warning readers to “lock your doors and be on


Local students host memorial drive for Brandon Earley and Kolby Fletcher

Students throughout Red River County gathered together on Sunday, Feb. 17, in honor of the two students who tragically passed away from Rivercrest High School. Brandon Earley and Kolby Fletcher were loved and cherished by many, and those students decided to get together and drive to each of the fami


Inmate escapes from Red River County Jail

CLARKSVILLE, Texas- The Red River County Sheriff's Office are warning residents to lock their doors and be on the lookout for an escaped inmate. Anthony Jones,34, escaped from the Red River County Jail. Jones was jailed for unauthorized used of vehicle and evading arrest. The Sheriff's Office says J


More than $12M worth of meth seized in Texas, CBP says

A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was uncovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday. The agency’s Office of Field Operations (OFO), stationed at the Pharr International Bridge, carried out the drug seizure on Saturday,


Officials searching for suspect in Red River County

RED RIVER COUNTY (KLTV) - Red River County Sheriff’s Office officials are searching for an escaped inmate. Officials are searching for Anthony Jones, 34. Jones is described as a white male, about 5 feet, 7 inches tall, weighing 180 pounds. He is believed to still be wearing his inmate uniform, which


Police say father killed 2-year-old daughter in 'violent death' in Texas neighborhood

ORANGE, Texas — A father is being charged in the "violent death" of his 2-year-old daughter after police say he killed her Tuesday at a home in Orange. Sources close to the investigation say he believed there was a microchip in his child, and he was trying to "destroy it" when he killed the girl.


Popularity of CBD oil growing in Central Texas

CENTRAL TEXAS (KWTX) After operating for three months the CenTex CBD store is going strong. CBD or Cannabidiol oil is a non-intoxicating substance which is extracted from the cannabis plant.


Body of missing Texas boyfriend found, but girlfriend's whereabouts a mystery

Weltzin Garcia and Alfonso Hernandez had a problematic relationship, but remained linked to each other through their two young children. A few weeks ago, police issued a warrant for Hernandez’s arrest for domestic violence, according to Texas media outlets. But days after the warrant was issued both


Winter Weather Advisory For Parts Of North Texas; Sleet Possible In Some Parts

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The National Weather Service says a storm system could produce snow and ice in Texas and Oklahoma. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for most of Tuesday through Wednesday morning for parts of western Texas, much of Oklahoma and into northwestern Arkansas.


North Texas Law Enforcement Face Challenges In Catching Credit Card Skimmers

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – With new technology comes new challenges. Monday night the CBS 11 I-Team showed how gas pumps skimmers are on the rise as the technology becomes more advanced.


Gateway to Texas Trail work progressing: Red River County fficials see amenity as path to revitalization

CLARKSVILLE — Work continues on the Gateway to Texas Trail, the Red River County portion of the 130-mile Northeast Texas Trail from Farmersville to the west and New Boston to the east.


Police arrest husband of Central Texas shooting victim

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Police Tuesday arrested the husband of a Waco woman who was found dead in her home on Feb. 3 of multiple gunshot wounds. Quest Jones, 28, of Waco, is charged in the shooting death of Sherrell Carter, 26.


Ramps From Interstate 30 to Texas 360 Closed Due to Jackknifed Big-Rigs

The eastbound and westbound ramps from Interstate 30 to Texas 360 in Arlington are closed due to two jackknifed tractor-trailers, police say. "Commercial Vehicle Enforcement inspectors are on scene investigating what happened and trying to get the ramps back open," police said in a tweet at about 1:


Varmint Hunt nets $2K for Paris Police Officers Association

Twenty-two teams. Two days. And varmints to hunt. The Paris Police Officers Association hosted its annual varmint hunt during the weekend, and not even damp and chilly weather could kill the thrill of the hunt.


Proposed bill would allow beer-to-go at licensed breweries across Texas

In a major move, the Beer Alliance of Texas and Texas Craft Brewers Guild have come to an agreement on two bipartisan companion bills that would allow beer-to-go at licensed breweries across Texas.


Teen escapes from Texas immigrant shelter

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KWTX) Authorities are searching for a teenager who escaped from an immigrant children’s shelter in Brownsville. Two teenagers managed to flee from the Casa Padre Southwest Key facility, but one of the two was later captured and was in the custody of Brownsville police.


Detained Mexican migrant dies in Texas hospital

MCALLEN, Texas — A Mexican man detained by Border Patrol for illegal re-entry died Monday at a hospital in Texas. The 45-year-old man, who was not immediately identified, was initially apprehended Feb. 2 by police in the Texas border community of Roma and requested medical attention, U.S. Customs an


Nurse Working Late Shift At Hospital Discovers Unexpected Note Attached To Domino's Pizza (Photo)

A Texas nurse is outraged after finding a rude note attached to his pizza order from Domino's. The nurse, who has not been named, ordered a pizza from Domino's a few minutes before the store closed at midnight, CBS 11 reported April 1. He was working the night shift at Paris Regional Medical Center