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6 killed in central Texas plane crash, authorities say

Updated at 6:50 p.m.: Revised throughout to include additional details. A man who was part-owner of a plane that crashed Monday in Texas, killing all six people aboard, said he and his friend who owned the plane regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in


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


Property owners file restraining order against city

The City of Fredericksburg has been issued a 14-day temporary restraining order today, Monday, April 15, by the “E. 290 Owners’ Coalition,” an unincorporated nonprofit association opposed to the city’s annexation efforts.


Plane downed in deadly Kerrville crash registered to Houston investor, according to records

A small plane that crashed in Kerrville after taking off from a Houston airport, killing six people on board is registered to a Houston investor, federal data shows. Aerial shots from the crash scene revealed the tail number of the doomed plane, N501CE, which took off from West Houston Airport aroun


Fredericksburg annexation met with disdain from property owners

FREDERICKSBURG, Texas (KXAN) — The City of Fredericksburg is growing — literally. Recently, the city council disclosed that it is looking to annex four tracts of land that are adjacent to the current city limits. One of those tracts has been labled as a priority.


$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


Texas teen seriously hurt after falling from Arkansas bluff

PONCA, Ark. (AP) Authorities say a 15-year-old Texas boy was seriously hurt after falling from a bluff in Arkansas' Ozark Mountains, one week after an Iowa college student fell to her death in the same area.


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.


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


DPS: 6 Confirmed Dead in Crash of Twin Beech Baron Near Kerrville

KERRVILLE, TX – An airplane crash has occurred this morning leaving six dead. Around 9 a.m. a flight from the West Houston Airport coming into Kerrville crashed. According to Newswest 9, all of the six occupants inside of the airplane have died.


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.


The Latest: Plane co-owner can't say who was on fatal flight

DALLAS (AP) - The Latest on a Texas plane crash that killed all six people on board (all times local):. One of the two owners of a small plane involved in a deadly crash in central Texas says he can’t confirm who was on the flight.


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


What's the state of bees in Texas?

AUSTIN (KXAN) — The number of pollinators — bees, flies, and butterflies — continues to decline in America. So much so, that members of the Texas legislature filed bills to get the state in on their protection.


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.


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.


Multiple deaths reported after plane crashes north of San Antonio

KERRVILLE, TX — Multiple deaths have been reported after a small plane crashed near Kerrville on Monday morning. The Kerrville Daily Times said the plane landed in a ravine just outside the city.


Two dead in plane crash at Shirley Williams Airport in Kingsland

LLANO COUNTY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Two people are dead in a Kingsland plane crash on Sunday afternoon, the Texas Department of Public Safety said. The Kingsland Volunteer Fire Department said it happened at Williams Lakeshore Airstrip at Shirley Williams Airport, which is just north of Legends Golf C


Early voting underway for city and school district elections

Early voting is underway for the city and school general election May 4. It started April 22 and runs through April 30. Many Highland Lakes elections have already been decided because only one person filed for a particular race. Voters in the cities of Burnet, Cottonwood Shores, Granite Shoals, and


Tivy Class of 1958 to gather on April 27

The Tivy Class of 1958 will have their annual gathering on Saturday, April 27, at 11 a.m. at the Wildass Hey Barn, 201 Rowland, between Kerrville and Ingram. There will be a buffet lunch of fried catfish and brisket.