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Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers
Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer
Year-Round Daylight Saving Time or Standard Time Approved by Texas House
The Texas House of Representatives approved a joint resolution Tuesday to allow Texas voters to choose whether they would like to permanently live under Daylight Saving Time or Standard Time.
Severe storm passes by Del Rio causing little to no damage
After a week of calm weather, Texas once again proved why it is considered very unpredictable during this time of the year. Thursday Del Rio woke up to the aftermath of a severe thunderstorm.
Police: 4 found dead in Texas home members of same family
FORT WORTH, Texas – Investigators say four people found dead inside a Texas home were members of the same family and that all were shot. Fort Worth police said in a news release Tuesday that the bodies of the man, woman, boy and girl were found in the home in a residential development in the norther
County debates over events at fairgrounds
At least one county commissioner said he wants to ban all events involving vehicles from the Val Verde County Fairgrounds. The discussion of those events at the fairgrounds arose during Monday’s April regular term meeting of the court, when members discussed an item on the agenda to execute a lease
Texas woman receives gonorrhea diagnosis after rash erupts on hands, body
A 20-year-old woman in Dallas, Tex., rushed to the hospital after waking one morning with a bumpy rash on her arms, legs, scalp and torso. She was later informed the unusual skin lesions were caused by a sexually transmitted disease (STD).
Two U.S. soldiers stopped, one disarmed, near Texas border by Mexican troops who thought they had crossed into Mexico
Mexican troops confronted two American soldiers in a remote part of Texas who they thought had crossed into Mexican territory, reportedly disarming one of them, U.S. officials said.
Sheriffs discuss enhancement of border security
Discussing the legislative agenda and border security, as well as the influx of illegal immigrants currently crossing through the U.S.-Mexico border, the Texas Border Sheriff’s Coalition and the Southwestern Border Sheriff’s Coalition held in Del Rio their Annual Spring Meeting.
Texas House votes to legalize hemp, CBD oil, farming of industrial hemp
The Texas House on Tuesday gave broad preliminary approval to a bill that would allow farmers in the state to legally grow industrial hemp — a move lauded as a win for the state’s farmers.
Miss Val Verde County pageant slated for tonight
The Miss Val Verde Pageant will be held tonight, at 6:30 p.m. at the Paul Poag Theater. The pageant will be hosted by former Miss Val Verde Sheanne Geis. The Mini Me Pageant will be held at the Paul Poag on Friday, at 6:30 p.m.
A Texas Mom Who 'Loves Her Baby' Failed to Pick Up Her Son, and Now She's Considered Missing
The family of a 26-year-old woman who went missing last week is searching for answers. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing from Mesquite, Texas, Wednesday after she failed to pick her son up from his babysitter, WFAA, ABC13 and Fox4 report. During the investigation, police found her ve
Texas Couple Held Girl as Slave for 16 Years, Called Her 'Dog' and 'Worthless'
A Texas couple who held a young girl from West Africa as a slave for 16 years were each sentenced Monday to seven years in federal prison, PEOPLE confirms. A press release from federal prosecutors states Toure and Cros-Toure must pay $288,620.24 in restitution to their victim, who managed to escape
Bill that would allow farmers to produce hemp clears Texas house
AUSTIN, TX (KETK) - A bill that would allow Texas farmers to grow hemp legally cleared the Texas House on Tuesday and will now move to the Senate. This is a major hurdle for farmers that are looking to get into the market for CBD oil and other hemp-derived products.
Officials identify all 6 people killed in small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas
Authorities confirmed six people died in a small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas, some 70 miles northwest of San Antonio. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the plane crashed Monday morning during an attempted landing shortly before 9 a.m.
Worker hit by a beam, flown to a hospital in the Texas Medical Center
PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — A 31-year-old worker has been flown to a hospital in the Texas Medical Center after sources tell KHOU 11 News the man was hit by a beam. It happened Tuesday evening, just before 6 o'clock.
Texas Southern University to host eight democratic presidential candidates on Wednesday
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Preparations are underway at Texas Southern University as the campus gets ready for a presidential forum along with 1,700 guests, most of them women of color.
2nd man to be executed in James Byrd Jr.'s 1998 dragging death
(CNN) - A man who helped orchestrate one of the most horrific hate crimes in modern American history -- the dragging death of James Byrd Jr. in East Texas -- is slated to die Wednesday over the objections of some of Byrd's relatives.
Texas family charged with scheme to get Masters tickets for resale
AUGUSTA, Ga. — Four members of a Katy, Texas family have been charged with federal crimes in what prosecutors say was a scheme that used stolen identities to get tickets to the Masters golf tournament, then resell those tickets at a healthy profit.
Houston high school's new dress code takes aim at parents
HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston high school had adopted a new dress code that targets parents rather than students. James Madison High School will turn away parents if they appear wearing pajamas, hair rollers or leggings. Bonnets also are banned.
$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