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Crime Stoppers looking for information on pair wanted for stealing thousands from Crockett store

CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - Crime Stoppers are asking the public for information on a man and a woman wanted for allegedly stealing thousands of dollars worth of merchandise from a store in Crockett.


As Execution Nears, Texas Town Reflects On Infamous Dragging Death

JASPER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killin


Crockett PD asking for public’s help in IDing suspects who stole computers from Walmart

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Two suspects allegedly stole thousands of dollars’ worth of computers and computer equipment from the Crockett Walmart, and now the town’s police department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the man and woman.


$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out. A Quick Pick ticket matching five of the six numbers drawn for the Oct. 27, 2018 drawing was purchased at Valero Corner Store located at 603 Harvey Road, in College Station, but


Severe t-storm warning issued for Anderson, Houston Co., most of East Texas under watch

TYLER, Texas — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm WARNING for Houston County until 2:45 a.m. and Anderson County until 3 a.m. Hazards include 60 mph winds and penny-sized hail.


Texas killer dies, questions still remain about girls' death

NAVASOTA, Texas – A man serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of several missing girls has collapsed and died in a Texas prison.


Two Texas men die in head-on crash

LOVING, N.M. (AP) Authorities say two Texas men were killed when their vehicles collided head-on in southeastern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police says a vehicle driven by R.A. Steve Stephens, 19, of Trinity on Friday crossed the center line of State Road 128 near Loving and collided with a pi


WEBXTRA: Clean up effort continues in Houston County in wake of storm

HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - In the wake of the storms that blew through Deep East Texas last weekend, the clean up effort in Houston County is still ongoing. Crews are working all over Houston County to clear downed trees from roads and property. Heavy equipment and chain saws could be heard Tuesday


6 people killed in small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas

Authorities confirmed that six people died in a small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas, according to KWTX-TV in Waco. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the plane crashed on Monday morning, during an attempted landing shortly before 9 a.m.


Twin brothers driving separate vehicles charged with DWI after crash that injured Texas deputies

Twin brothers driving separate vehicles were both charged with driving while intoxicated over the weekend after two deputies were injured in a crash on a Houston freeway. The Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office said in a Facebook post that officers were initially investigating a "major accid


North Texas Couple Gets 7 Years In Prison For Forced Labor Of Child

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Mohamed Toure, 58, and Denise Cros-Toure, 58, of Southlake, Texas, were sentenced by a U.S. District judge to seven years in prison each and ordered to pay more than $288,000 in restitution.


Texas mom missing after failing to pick up son from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas -- A 26-year-old Texas mom was scheduled to pick up her son from the babysitter on Wednesday night, but she never showed up. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing to the police after friends and family made several attempts to reach her by phone.


Weekend crash leaves one Texas A&M student dead, another injured

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) A weekend accident in College Station left a Texas A&M senior dead and a second student injured. Nathan Matos, 22, of New Jersey, died in the two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.


Several lanes closed on Gulf Freeway near Texas City after multi-vehicle crash

TEXAS CITY, Texas — Four lanes are closed on the Gulf Freeway near Hughes Road after a mutli-vehicle crash. The Texas City Police Department said about four to five cars are involved.


Longview police investigating Easter Sunday murder

LONGVIEW, TX (KETK) - The Longview police department is investing a homicide that occurred late Easter Sunday. According to the department, 23-year-old Marcos Solis was found dead at 1501 E. Young St. at the Belaire Manor Apartments around 11:10 p.m.


Texas removes thousands of children from Medicaid each month due to red tape, records show

The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.


Local church and contracting ministry from Florida providing housing for storm victims in Alto

ALTO, TX (KTRE) - The River Church in Alto is helping low-income families get back into their homes who do not have insurance and renters who do not have the ability to get new housing.


Alto tornado victims take to social media for help finding lost items

ALTO, TX (KLTV) - There is still a lot of cleaning up to do in Alto after six tornadoes hit Cherokee County. As people continue to pick up the pieces, recovery is now in the works and survivors are asking for help to find their lost valuables.


CALLING IN THE CAVALRY: East Texas Jeep club rolls into Alto to clean up debris

Cherokee County, Texas (KETK) - On Wednesday we took you to a dairy farm west of Alto. Mike Dominy, the third generation farmer there, had lost everything, nothing was salvageable.


Alto ISD heads back to school as community supports teacher in need

Alto, ISD - After storms hit the city of Alto last weekend, schools in the area have been working hard to reopen, and several students and faculty lost everything. Alto elementary PE teacher Ms. Patricia Morgan had her home destroyed.