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Regina Howell Elementary student struck and killed in Liberty County over weekend
LIBERTY COUNTY — A Regina Howell Elementary student was struck and killed by a passing truck while looking at Christmas lights over the weekend. Ken DeFoor, Public Information Officer for the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office told 12News the Department of Public Safety is handling the investigation in
Texas woman claims dog died after eating a sugar-free candy cane: ‘I feel like I failed her’
A young dog in Texas reportedly died after eating a sugar-free candy cane, which contains an ingredient called xylitol that is often deadly to canines if ingested. Groves resident Darla Martinez told 12 News her 7-month-old Chihuahua-mix, Harleigh, got into a package of sugar-free candy canes that s
Human skull found in Liberty County family's front yard
After a Liberty County resident found a human skull in their front yard, law enforcement began investigating. The Liberty County Sheriff's Office organized a search for more skeletal remains after a homeowner on County Road 325 in north Liberty County found the skull. The homeowner thought the famil
Heavy early morning fog causes fatal accident in north Harris County
HOUSTON - Already the fog and low visibility have played in factor in at least one fatal accident in north Harris County. According to deputies, the accident happened around 2 a.m. near the N. Sam Houston Pkwy and TC Jester.
Five killed in fire near Texas State University ruled homicide
SAN MARCOS, Texas — The deaths of five people killed in a large apartment fire near Texas State University have been ruled homicides. The fire broke out on July 20 at an apartment complex in San Marcos. The fire has been ruled an arson, though no arrests have been made and few details have been rele
Texas girl’s inoperable brain tumor vanishes
In what seems like a Christmas miracle, the inoperable brain tumor of an 11-year-old girl in Texas has disappeared, and doctors say they don’t know why. Roxli Doss was diagnosed with diffuse intrinsic pontine glioma, or DIPG, in June, as KVUE reported, and went through weeks of radiation.
Man riding horseback killed on Highway 90 after being hit by family leaving hospital with newborn baby
CROSBY, Texas — The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was struck and killed Sunday night while riding horseback along Highway 90 near the Crosby area.
Official Wants Resignations After Texas County Scammed Out Of $525K
GALVESTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The top elected leader in Galveston County says two officials should resign for failing to protect the county from an electronic payment scam that totaled more than $525,000.
Regina Howell Elementary student killed after being hit by car
On December 15th, around 7:40 PM a 10-year-old 4th grader from Regina Howell Elementary died in a traffic accident near Dayton, Texas. The auto pedestrian accident happened at Liberty County in the 8200 Blk of FM 1960 near country road 622.
Human Skull found in North Liberty County
A call from a homeowner on CR 325 in north Liberty County on Friday evening to the Liberty County Sheriff’s Office put into motion a very active search for additional skeletal remains after the home owner reported a human skull found in the front yard. According to Sheriff’s Lead Investigator Travis
19-year-old to be charged in drunk driving crash that killed young mother, police say
SOUTH HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A young mother was killed after a 19-year-old who authorities said was drunk crashed into her vehicle off the Gulf Freeway in the city of South Houston early Monday morning, police say.
Man and his horse killed in Crosby after being struck by SUV with family coming home from hospital with newborn
CROSBY, Texas (KTRK) -- A man riding a horse was hit and killed when he was struck by a vehicle in Crosby. It happened Sunday around 8 p.m. off Highway 90. Deputies say a vehicle with a family coming home from the hospital with their newborn hit Richard Wright after his horse suddenly darted into th
New Caney ISD teacher arrested after alleged abuse of foster children
MONTGOMERY COUNTY, Texas - A New Caney ISD teacher has been arrested and is accused of abusing his two foster children, according to the Liberty County Sheriff's Office. The sheriff's office says Joshua Bruce, 27, and his wife acted as foster parents to two brothers, a 3-year-old and a 5-year-old si
Sterling wins first district game — area roundup
The Sterling girls basketball team evented its District 21-6A record at 1-1 Friday night in a 55-50 win over West Brook. Melanie Thomas went off for 26 points for the Lady Rangers. Mahogany Smith and Bailee St. Romain scored eight and six points respectively for Sterling, which improved to 3-8.
Longtime Mont Belvieu plastics plant manager heading to Corpus Christi
In his 28-year career with ExxonMobil, Paul Fritsch has spent 24 years along the Gulf Coast, primarily inBaytown and Mont Belvieu. Next month, the Mont Belvieu Plastics Plant manager will take on a new role along the Gulf Coast, as he becomes the site manager of the company’s Gulf Coast Growth Ventu
Speech pathologist sues school district, Texas AG for right to boycott Israel
A Round Rock speech pathologist is suing the school district she once worked with, saying a contract amendment that forced her resignation is unconstitutional. Bahia Amawi has contracted with Pflugerville ISD to provide bilingual language pathology services since 2009. In August, her contract renewa
Horseback rider hit, killed in northeast Harris County
HARRIS COUNTY, Texas — A horseback rider is dead after being hit by a vehicle in northeast Harris County. It happened at 8499 US 90 and Lord Road. Sheriff Ed Gonzalez said a woman hit a man riding a horse. The rider was trying to cross US 90 when he was hit, Gonzalez said.
Texas Deputies Discover Crooks With A Stolen Meat Mother Lode From Kroger
MONTGOMERY COUNTY (CBSDW.COM) – Some thieves in Texas may have been trying to prepare for a holiday feast… the hard way!. Officials came across a meat mother load in what began with a traffic stop for littering.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Bomb Threats In Houston, Harris County Not Credible: Police
HOUSTON, TX — The Houston Police Department and the Harris County Sheriff's Office are among the dozens of law enforcement agencies in the U.S. investigating emailed bomb threats businesses and universities.