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Texas Mayor Arrested, Charged With Trying To Rig Own Election

EDINBURG, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Texas mayor has been arrested on charges of trying to rig his own 2017 election victory, prosecutors say. Mayor Richard Molina of Edinburg, near the U.S.-Mexico border, appeared in court Thursday facing felony charges that include illegal voting.


Fairfield Mayor Proclaims ‘Pay It Forward’ Day on April 28th

This Sunday, April 28, 2019 will be extra special as millions around the world will be observing Pay It Forward Day. Fairfield Mayor Kenny Hughes made it official during a signing ceremony last week with a proclamation that urges citizens to observe the day with activities and acts of kindness that


Police: Texas man fatally shot his children, sister-in-law

FORT WORTH, Texas – The man whom officials say shot and killed his young children and his sister-in-law before shooting himself had just taken a job with Child Protective Services and was in training to be a CPS investigator.


Citywide Spring Cleanup This Week in Fairfield

Citywide Spring Cleanup is underway this week in the City of Fairfield. Extra dumpsters are being provided at Fairfield City Dump Site beginning Monday, April 22nd through Saturday, April 27th from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.


Man, puppy rescued from swift moving flood waters

TEAGUE, TX (KWTX) Officials in Teague were called out on a swift water rescue during last night storm. The Teague Volunteer Fire Department responded to a call around 10:30 p.m. for a man stuck in moving water.


Fort Worth family found dead in their home were shot by father, police say

The family of four that were found dead in their home yesterday all died from gunshot wounds, according to police. According to the Star-Telegram, Ronald Parra shot and killed his two children and sister-in-law, Melinda Mercado, before killing himself.


Texas woman who suffered third-degree burns after falling on curling iron opens up about harrowing injury

WARNING: Article contains graphic photos. A mom in Texas says she isn’t about to let a tragic injury keep her from feeling beautiful inside and out. Brittney Sullivan, of Cleburne, was getting ready for work on Jan. 17, 2018 when she suffered an epileptic seizure and fell unconscious into her curlin


Fire Destroys Dad’s Place in Dew

LOCAL AGENCIES RESPONDED to a catastrophic fire at Dad’s Place Restaurant in Dew on April 11th. According to reports, Dew, Fairfield, Teague, Wortham Fire Departments, Fairfield EMS, and Freestone County Sheriff’s Office assisted with the containment of a large fire that reportedly began in the back


Possible tornado rips apart homes and businesses in east Texas town

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A reported tornado touched down in San Augustine County Wednesday night, destroying homes and businesses, the sheriff's office said. San Augustine County is just east of Lufkin.


Big Screen Donated to Fairfield Intermediate

A GENEROUS DONATION OF A 65-INCH TELEVISION was recently given to Fairfield Intermediate School by Mr. & Mrs. Jeff and Lisa Taylor. The TV was originally donated by Dr. Joe and Alicia Berger to the Education Foundation Gala in March as one of the raffle prizes.


Texas girl dies at hospital days after being beaten by classmates: report

A 13-year-old Texas girl died Wednesday after falling into a coma following a violent altercation with two teen girls outside her middle school last week in which one girl kicked her in the head.


Texas Couple Who Raped Babies On-Camera Sentenced To 60 Years

WACO (CBSDFW.COM) – A married couple who admitted sexually assaulting potentially 25 minors, including multiple infants, as well as producing child pornography was sentenced to 60 years in federal prison.


Texan Who Orchestrated Dragging Death Of Black Man 21 Years Ago Is Executed

HUNTSVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday night in Huntsville for the dragging death of a black man.


Train hits car at Central Texas crossing

HOLLAND, Texas (KWTX) One man was reported dead Thursday morning after a passenger train struck his vehicle at a crossing in Bell County. Few details were immediately available.


New spike-armored dinosaur discovered in Texas

Hillsboro paleontologist Andre LuJan had been digging on his company-owned property in the dusty west Texas hills for years, with little to show for it but a few small fossils.


Corsicana Teacher Faces More Indecency With a Child Charges

A Corsicana elementary school teacher is facing more charges of indecency with a child Thursday. Ramon Santuario-Mendoza, a 3rd grade English Arts teacher at Sam Houston Elementary School in the Corsicana Independent School District, was arrested Monday.


4 Texas Prison Guards Fired, 2 Resign For 'Feeling Cute' Social Media Posts

4 Texas Prison Guards Fired, 2 Resign For 'Feeling Cute' Social Media Posts. Four prison guards have been fired and two others resigned over insensitive comments posted on social media in regards to a "Feeling Cute Challenge," a Texas Department of Criminal Justice official says. Matt Yurus reports.


Tornados, heavy rain kill 5, leave behind severe damage in Louisiana and Texas

At least five people were killed as heavy rains caused severe flooding and as many as five tornadoes ripped across Texas and Louisiana on Wednesday and Thursday, officials said.


Prosecutors: Killeen couple filmed sex abuse of dozens of kids

DALLAS (AP) — A Texas couple were sentenced Wednesday to 60 years each in prison for filming themselves sexually abusing kids, a case that prosecutors say involved more than two dozen young victims including babies.


Former VP Joe Biden Announces 2020 Presidential Campaign

(CBS NEWS) – Ending months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden announced Thursday he is launching his third presidential campaign, instantly joining the race as an early frontrunner among more than a dozen major Democratic candidates seeking to deny President Trump a second term.