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Texas law enforcement members speak against marijuana at the Capitol

AUSTIN, Texas — Members of Texas law enforcement gathered at the State Capitol Tuesday to ask lawmakers not to approve legislation that would decriminalize marijuana. The Texas Police Association said bills that decriminalize marijuana are part of a movement to eventually legalize it for recreationa


Texas Rangers help investigate after person found dead in local home

MEXIA, Texas (KWTX) The Texas Rangers are assisting in the investigation after Mexia officers found a person dead Tuesday in a home. Officers made the discovery at around 12:30 p.m. after responding to a request for a welfare check at the home in the 1000 block of North Ross Avenue.


Michael Irvin undergoes test for throat cancer

Pro Football Hall of Famer and Dallas Cowboys legend Michael Irvin underwent testing earlier this week for throat cancer. Irvin made the announcement in a post on Instagram on Tuesday afternoon, where he asked for people’s prayers as he awaits results of a biopsy.


Should the breakfast taco be Texas' official morning food? Lawmakers could soon decide

AUSTIN -- In recent years, a passionate debate has broken out across the state over which Texas region makes the best breakfast tacos. Rep. Stephanie Klick, R-Fort Worth, doesn't want to jump into that bitter debate -- she said they're all delicious. So delicious in fact, she's proposing making brea


Texas SUV crash kills 4, sends 6 to hospitals

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas (AP) Four people died and six more were injured, all foreign nationals, after the sport utility vehicle in which they were traveling crashed while speeding away from deputies.


New face on Texas most-wanted list: MS-13 member with MS-13 tattooed on his face

You don't have to be an expert in gang tattoos to spot the latest addition to Texas' 10 most wanted fugitives list. Authorities in "The Lone Star State" are hoping the listing's newest add won't be tough to find: A gang member whose face is literally branded with "MS-13."


Gun in pocket kills Texas country singer Justin Carter while filming music video

A rising Texas country musician died earlier this month when a gun in his pocket went off while he was filming a music video. Fox News reported Justin Carter’s death last week after his mother, Cindy McClennan, confirmed the news to Fox.


60,000 Bump Stocks Destroyed As Ban Takes Effect

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – On the day the federal ban on bump stocks went into effect, tens of thousands of the controversial firearm attachments that allow semi-automatic rifles to fire like machine guns were destroyed at a Fort Worth recycling center.


Brownwood attorney announces plans to seek district judge's seat

Brownwood attorney Mike Smith has announced his candidacy for judge of the 35th Judicial District Court of Texas in Brown and Mills Counties. “I am excited to announce my candidacy for the bench that Judge Steve Ellis has served on since 1996. Judge Ellis has publicly stated that he does not plan to


Council terminates contract with Ruth to sell former fire station

The deal for the City of Brownwood to sell the former Central Fire Station at Austin and Main is off. Brownwood City Council members voted Tuesday to terminate the contract with Ruth because the contract to sell the property had expired, and Ruth did not sign an extension agreement approved earlier


Hail storms cause millions in damage

Collin County was hit with a series of hail storms Saturday evening causing about $300 to $400 million worth of damage to cars and homes, according to the Insurance Council of Texas.


Southwest Boeing Max Jet Makes Emergency Landing on Ferry Flight to Desert Storage

The Federal Aviation Administration says a Southwest Airlines Boeing 737 Max jet made a safe emergency landing Tuesday in Orlando, Florida, after experiencing an apparent engine problem.


Council to consider BMDD feasibility study for the renovation of the historic Brownwood Hotel

Brownwood News – The Brownwood City Council will meet at 9 a.m. on Tuesday, March 26, 2019, in the Council Chambers at Brownwood City Hall, located at 501 Center Avenue in Brownwood.


Zebra Mussels Suspected in O.H. Ivie Reservoir

BROWNWOOD, TX — The Texas Parks and Wildlife has sent out a clarion call about the infestation of small clam-shelled parasites known as Zebra Mussels discovered in Texas lakes.


County court coordinator concerned commissioners may have violated open meeting act

Brown County Commissioners may have once again found themselves outside of government standards, this time at the state level, following a report by Brown County Court Coordinator Amy Briely.


Teacher of the week: After wanting to become a medical examiner, MaryAnn Spurlock realized band was her passion

Growing up in the small Texas Panhandle town of Stratford, MaryAnn Spurlock thought she wanted to become a medical examiner. But as a band student, Spurlock’s plans changed midway through her senior year in high school.


Greenleaf Cemetery: 'Cleaning up the past, keeping things current, moving things forward'

Lance Blackwell, manager of the Goodwill Industries store in Brownwood, recalled his first paying job: mowing the Greenleaf Cemetery grounds the summer of his sophomore year, back in 1969. Blackwell earned $269 a month.


Big Country H.S. soccer bi-district playoff schedule

The high school soccer playoffs begin later this week with each team vying to play at the state championships in Georgetown in mid-April. Below is our list of playoff games involving area schools.


Nomination period underway for Best of Brown County

During the first two years of the Best of Brown County Readers’ Choice Awards, 405 local business were honored in 2017 and that number increased to 525 in 2018, thanks to 138,613 votes. Now, the third annual Best of Brown County has arrived as the nomination period begins Sunday, March 24 and runs t


WATCH: Wall Track Fights Back for Hardware at 61st San Angelo Relays

SAN ANGELO, TX -- Trailing late in the meet didn't matter as both the Wall Hawk and Lady Hawk track teams took home hardware at the 61st running of the San Angelo Relays on Saturday.