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Texas man arrested for allegedly slapping 12-year-old boy over bullied stepdaughter
A Texas man who was arrested for allegedly slapping a 12-year-old boy reportedly said Tuesday he reacted after his stepdaughter told him they boy had bullied her. James Peace, 37, of Deer Park, was arrested and charged with injury to a child under 15. He told KHOU-TV the incident with the boy got ou
Man robs Texas store, sets customer on fire
PALESTINE, Texas (KWTX) A suspect was in custody Thursday evening after a man robbed a convenience store in Palestine at gunpoint, ordered the clerk and a customer to sit on the floor, bound them with duct tape, doused both with lighter fluid, and then set one of the two women on fire.
Tuesday's Wake-Up Weather: Isolated slick spots possible with wintry weather
Slick roads possible today with the chance of winter weather across the Big Country... *Winter Weather Advisories are in effect for Knox County until midnight, and Eastland and Stephens County until 2:00 p.m. For a list of current watches and warnings, go to BigCountryHomepage.com/Weather.
Current And Former Texas Lawmakers On Hit List Of Accused “Domestic Terrorist”
WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a “domestic terrorist” who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers.
Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video
A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th
BOYS HOOPS PLAYOFFS: No. 3 North Crowley Way Too Much for Bobcats
EASTLAND, TX -- The Central Bobcats' playoff run was stopped early this year as the no. 3-ranked North Crowley Panthers pummeled the 'Cats 88-57 in the boy's basketball bi-district round.
Keurig Dr Pepper To Relocate Texas Headquarters From Plano To The Star In Frisco
PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Keurig Dr Pepper has announced that it will be moving its Texas headquarters from Plano to The Star in Frisco, home of the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys announced the new 350,000 square-foot facility that will be one of the homes to the company. The building is expected to
Ellett fans 23 as Lady Lions outlast Eastland, 1-0, in nine innings
In a game that required two extra innings and featured 39 strikeouts, the Brownwood Lady Lions softball team withstood the Eastland Lady Mavs in an epic pitchers duel, 1-0, to improve to 2-0 in Monday night's home opener.
73 hate groups tracked in Texas, 6 located in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas — According to Southern Poverty Law Center's website, there were 73 hate groups a part of 55 different organizations tracked in Texas in 2018. The research by SPLC on the groups, their stance and location is located below:
Texas couple loses unborn infant in crash en route to a hospital
WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) A young East Texas couple was seriously injured and lost their baby, who died after a tragic car wreck on the way to the hospital. Twenty-year-old Jessica Mitchell and 23-year-old Justin Mitchell were over-the-moon excited to meet their brand new baby boy, their family says
Police: Man comes to stop in front of Sheriff's office after high-speed chase
EASTLAND, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A man was arrested Wednesday morning after leading several law enforcement agencies on a high-speed chase. According to the Gorman Police Department (GPD), an officer made a traffic stop Wednesday morning that turned into a chase on Highway 6 toward Eastland.
Statue of Liberty climber scales Texas building in immigration protest
A woman who was convicted last year after climbing the Statue of Liberty scaled a building in Texas on Wednesday as part of a protest against immigration policies. Therese Patricia Okoumou, 44, spent nearly eight hours on the Southwest Key building in East Austin while live streaming her demonstrati
Central Texas woman sentenced for stealing thousands from nonprofits
HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) A Central Texas woman who was arrested in July 2018, after admitting to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Whitney Ministerial Alliance, has been sentenced after pleading guilty.
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
Unaccompanied veteran burial to be held at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
KILLEEN, Texas — Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced Thursday that on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m., the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial for Specialist Hugh Gary Bryan, a U.S. SP5 Army veteran.
Texas liquor chain rings in spring with anticipated Dollar Sale deals
HOUSTON, Texas -- There are a few occurrences in life that no one looks forward to, like the return of tax season, the annual invasion of mosquitos, and anytime someone begins a conversation with "we need to talk." But occasionally, the cosmos does us a solid - like when Twin Liquors rolls out their
Texas gas prices make biggest weekly jump in nearly two years
Gas prices across the state of Texas jumped the highest amount week-to-week since 2017, according to AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of gas statewide was $2.12 on Thursday. In Dallas, gas prices rose $0.17 from the previous week to an average of $2.14 which puts the city just slightly abov
1 dead after single-car accident on Highway 36
ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A woman is dead after a single-car accident on Highway 36 towards Cross Plains. According to crews at the scene, a car headed towards Abilene slammed into a guardrail Wednesday evening.
Lawyers: Block Texas’ noncitizen investigation or clients will ‘lose their right to vote’ next week
AUSTIN -- Lawyers for two Texas naturalized citizens who landed on the state’s list of “potential noncitizen voters” are re-urging a federal court to block state and county attempts to remove people from voter rolls before their clients lose their right to vote next week.
Migrant families still being separated at the border, report from Texas group says
Migrant families are still being separated by the Trump administration, sometimes over "uncorroborated allegations" of crimes, according to a report published Thursday by a Texas civil rights group.