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Police: Woman stole hundreds of dollars in merchandise from Crockett Walmart
CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - Crockett Police are searching for a woman who allegedly stole hundreds of dollars worth of merchandise from a store. According to Crockett Police, on February 18, 2019 at around 7 PM, a white female entered a Walmart in Crockett and stole several hundred dollars worth of mercha
Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio
Mary Allen College honors 93-year old alum
CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - Several came to pay tribute to the Mary Allen Seminary in Crockett on Saturday. The second annual Founders Day celebration reminded those in attendance of the college’s passion to promote education for African American women. The college operated until 1972 and has since served
Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'
A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.
Texas lawmaker files bill to add 'In God We Trust' to government buildings
AUSTIN, Texas — On Thursday, Rep. Kyle Biedermann of Fredericksburg filed a bill in the Texas House of Representatives to add the U.S. national motto, In God We Trust, to the state’s government buildings.
UPDATE: Loop 304 in Crockett open again
CROCKETT, Texas (KETK) - UPDATE: TxDOT says West Loop 304 in Crockett is now open to all traffic. A portion of West Loop 304 in Crockett is closed due to an 18-wheeler losing its load.
Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.
TRAFFIC ALERT: SL 304 reopened in Crockett after 18-wheeler loses load
CROCKETT, Texas — The Texas Department of Transportation says a stretch of road in Crockett is reopened after being closed for about an hour. According to TxDOT, an 18-wheeler lost its load on on SL 304 and Farm-to-Market Road 229.
Texas robber duct-tapes store clerk, sets bound customer on fire: police
Authorities in Texas on Thursday said they arrested the suspect wanted for a violent robbery earlier that included duct-taping a convenience store clerk and customer and then pouring lighter fluid on the customer and setting the bound person on fire.
Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.
R. Kelly charged with 10 counts of sexual abuse
CHICAGO - R. Kelly was charged Friday with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, after decades of lurid rumors and allegations that the R&B star was sexually abusing women and underage girls.
Happy Valentine's Day - We asked, you answered
Pam Jarvis-Orr “My boyfriend and I met through Plenty of Fish in December of 2016; we are still going strong. I knew from the moment I met him I was in love with him and wanted to spend the rest of my life with him. He is the absolute best, and I am so blessed God put him in my life.”
South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha
Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.
Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut
A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol. Lane Kiesling, 16, told KXAS-TV he was told his bangs were getting long and were against Hico High School’s dress code.
Texas Experiencing High Influenza Activity Levels Report Says
Texas is experiencing a high level of influenza-like illness (ILI) the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. New York City and 29 states are also experiencing a high activity level of ILI.
Arlington doesn't have a public mass transit system, so how do you get around? Curious Texas investigates
It’s difficult to commute between Arlington and other Dallas-Fort Worth cities unless you own a car or are willing to pay a hefty ride-sharing bill. The suburb — home to Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park — is one of the largest U.S. cities without a public mass
Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City
TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.
Texas community celebrates boy's 'miraculous recovery' with superhero sendoff
Days before Christmas, Owen Coulter, 5, of Austin, Texas, was rushed to the hospital with a deadly virus and moments later, his heart stopped. He was unresponsive. As medical staff at Dell Children's Hospital performed CPR and tried to revive him, his mother, Kristin Coulter, immediately started pra
Texas Theatre's Cine Mexicano Film Series features prominent Latino filmmakers
Prominent Mexican-American filmmakers will be featured during the Cine Mexicano Film Series that kicks off on March 2 at the Texas Theatre, with Alejandro González Iñárritu's triptych narrative debut Amores Perros.