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Former Texas A&M-Commerce Quarterback Luis Perez Impresses in Pro Football Debut
Former Texas A&M-Commerce Quarterback Luis Perez impressed observers in his professional football debut this weekend. Perez is the starting quarterback for the Birmingham Iron in the new Alliance of American Football league. Perez went 19 of his 33 passes for 252 yards, no scores and no interception
North Texas man tried to have 11-year-old killed to stop sexual abuse case
MCKINNEY, Texas - A 20-year-old man who sexually abused an 11-year-old girl, before trying to have her killed so the case wouldn't move forward, has been sentenced. Kylil Jamall Killian was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of continuous sexua
Hunt County Public Art Has Achieved Its Goal
Dark Chocolate Is A Healthy Choice For Valentine's Day. Dr. Mark Reid and Dr. Sharonda Pruitt, representing the ASPIRE educational enrichment program conducted by the Commerce ISD and Texas A&M-Commerce, discuss plans for a dinner celebrating ASPIRE Wednesday, February 20 in the Sam Rayburn Student
Texas Nurse Accused of Killing Up to 60 Children Found Competent to Stand Trial
BEXAR COUNTY (NBC News) - A Texas judge has determined a former nurse, accused of killing as many as 60 children, is competent to stand trial. The ruling came down Thursday in the murder case of 68-year-old Genene Jones following a psychological evaluation.
‘Point person’ for Texas secretary of state in controversial voter fraud inquiry quits
AUSTIN -- The state elections official who coordinated the matching of lists of driver's licensees with Texas voter rolls, to see if they contain ineligible non-citizens, has resigned.
Women's basketball: TWU struggles on offense in loss to Texas A&M-Commerce
Valentine’s Day didn’t end the way TWU hoped it would as it lost to Texas A&M-Commerce 69-51 on Thursday night at Kitty Magee Arena. Trailing by three after the first quarter, the Pioneers were forced to play from behind for most of the game. Despite 14 points and seven rebounds from Carissa Moody a
How the government abused eminent domain the last time it built a border fence in Texas
Once again, the Rio Grande Valley is seeing the signs that more border fencing is coming: construction equipment gathering near the Rio Grande, brush being cleared, residents receiving letters from the government asking to survey their property and possibly claim some of it through eminent domain. T
Local Gas Prices for February 13th, 2019
Latest News / by Front Porch News - February 13, 2019 9:49 am. Daily Devotional from The Way Bible Church for February 13th, 2019. Wednesday, February 13th Romans 5:8 But God shows his love for us in that while we were still sinners, Christ died for us. The word redeem, or redemption, is…
Woman falls out pickup truck bed, dies on North Texas freeway
FORT WORTH, Texas - A woman was killed on Interstate 35 in Fort Worth after falling out the bed of a pickup truck. The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday on the freeway just south of Interstate 30.
Trump's border national emergency plan draws outrage and legal threats from some in Texas
President Donald Trump didn't get everything he wanted from Congress for his long-promised border wall, so he signaled Thursday that he's going to declare a national emergency to make it happen. That announcement prompted outrage from Democrats, ambivalence from Republicans and a legal threat from o
Why do we use terms like golf balls and softballs to describe hail? Curious Texas investigates
When it’s pea-size, hail is more of a nuisance. Pea-size hail might ding your car, but overall it isn’t too damaging. But when hail gets to the size of a softball or a grapefruit, that’s when it’s really concerning.
A&M-Commerce Launches Pride Promise PLUS Tuition Assistance Program
A&M-Commerce Launches Pride Promise PLUS Tuition Assistance Program. COMMERCE, TX—A&M-Commerce recently launched Pride Promise PLUS, a tuition assistance program intended to help remove financial barriers and make a college education accessible to all students. The program pays tuition that is not c
Three found shot to death inside Texas home
PEARLAND, Texas (KWTX) Police were investigating Thursday after officers found three people shot to death inside a home in Pearland. Officers made the grim discovery after responding just before 10:30 p.m. Wednesday to a report of a shooting at a residence in the 2000 block of Creek Run Drive as Cas
Texas Department of Transportation Performing Traffic Study at I-30 and Highway 19 Intersection
Texas Department of Transportation will be conducting a traffic study at the Interstate Highway 30 and SH 19 intersection soon. This is the same area that red lights were removed which led to issues with truck drivers using small business parking lots to make u-turns. TXDoT says that workers will be
Texas drug store robbery suspects die in shootout with police
KATY, Texas (AP) Two drug store robbery suspects have been killed and two others arrested after investigators say officers returned fire during a surveillance operation in the Houston area.
‘Lion Wardrobe’ opens at A&M-Commerce
A service looking to keep Texas A&M University-Commerce students looking their best had its grand opening on Tuesday. The Lion Wardrobe officially opened its doors at a new location this week. The service takes donated professional and business-casual clothing to sell at low prices for students. The
North Texas Jury Convicts 14-Year-Old Girl For Fatally Stabbing Her Friend
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A North Texas jury has convicted a 14-year-old girl for the fatal stabbing of her friend. According to the Star-Telegram, jurors deliberated for about an hour Thursday before convicting the girl for the May 29 killing of 14-year-old Nylah Lightfoot.
Commerce school seeking 'Make the Knot Too' mentors
COMMERCE — Building on the success of a male mentorship opportunity last year, female community members are sought to help act as mentors to girls at Commerce Middle School with “Make the Knot Too.” The inaugural “Make the Knot” event in 2018 saw 76 men in Commerce volunteer their time to be a mento
Kaepernick, Eric Reid Settle Collusion Grievances With NFL
With a public hearing looming and the threat of owners and league officials facing depositions, the NFL settled collusion cases brought by Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid. The league, about to celebrate its 100th season, faced criticism from all sides thanks to the protest movement started by Kaepern
Migrants brave the Rio Grande, looking toward Eagle Pass, Texas
Having traveled more than a thousand miles, the immigrants in Piedras Negras, Mexico -- mostly from Honduras -- come to this: the banks of the Rio Grande River. Just beyond is Eagle Pass, Texas, and the broader U.S.