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WEDNESDAY STARS OF TEXAS DEMONSTRATORS: Pastel Painting, Charcoal painting and, Monster Kingdoms (Recyclables)

BrownwoodNews – Art lovers of all ages may view the Stars of Texas Juried Art Exhibit February 10-23 at the Depot Civic and Cultural Center located at 600 E. Depot in Brownwood. Show hours are Monday-Friday from 9:00 am – 6:00 pm, Saturday from 10:00 am – 4:00 pm and Sunday from 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm.


Amid sex scandal, Southern Baptist leader puts 3 North Texas churches on notice

The leader of the Southern Baptist Convention singled out three North Texas churches for increased scrutiny this week in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal plaguing the denomination.


Big Country probation departments now using fingerprint drug testing

ABILENE, Texas (KRBC) - The Community Supervision and Corrections Department in Taylor, Callahan and Coleman County have a new technology to drug test, fingerprinting. "Vastly reduced amount of drugs then what this cup is," said Kyle Coker, Deputy Director, Community Supervision & Corrections Depart


Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.


Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu


2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison

Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.


Coleman County opens new Law Enforcement Center after 129 years

Coleman, Texas — After 129 years, Coleman County has a new jail and Law Enforcement Center. This new building will house the Sheriff's Department, the 911 communications center, an office for the Texas Rangers, Texas Game Wardens and DPS.


Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth

Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs


State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.


Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter

A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been killed. Police Capt


Texas teen taking selfie tumbles from bridge

DALLAS, Texas (KWTX) A Texas teenager who fell 50-feet while trying to take a selfie from a towering bridge is lucky to be alive. Triston Bailey, 18, has spent the last four months recovering from injuries he suffered in a fall from the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.


North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery

PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.


Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas

(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.


Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission

LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.


Migrant families still being separated at the border, report from Texas group says

Migrant families are still being separated by the Trump administration, sometimes over "uncorroborated allegations" of crimes, according to a report published Thursday by a Texas civil rights group.


Texas State University responds to string of on-campus violent crimes

After a string of violent crimes against students... Texas State University is increasing security. KXAN education reporter Tom Miller is in San Marcos with the effort to keep students safe.


North Texas Officer Escapes Serious Injury After Speeding Car Hits Culvert, Goes Airborne

WILMER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Wilmer Police officer came within only a few seconds of being seriously injured or killed early Wednesday morning. An out-of-control car went airborne off a freeway and came within inches of slamming into the officer’s patrol car which captured the extremely close call


Texas nurse injured in elevator accident now awake, mouths 'I love you' to family

FORT WORTH, Texas — The nurse injured in an elevator accident at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth is now out of intensive care and conscious, her attorney told WFAA on Wednesday.


COTA denied $20M from Texas event fund over missed deadline

The Circuit of the Americas in southeast Travis County has missed out on a $20 million payout from a Texas event fund program after missing a deadline to submit a human trafficking prevention plan for last year's Formula 1 race.


1 dead after single-car accident on Highway 36

ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A woman is dead after a single-car accident on Highway 36 towards Cross Plains. According to crews at the scene, a car headed towards Abilene slammed into a guardrail Wednesday evening.