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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


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.


Wrongful death trial against two Coryell County jailers set for next summer

CORYELL COUNTY, TX — The trial for Coryell County and two of the county's jailers named in a lawsuit for the wrongful death of an inmate has been set for July 2020. The lawsuit was filed at the end of January 2019, about 15 months after Kelli Page died while in the custody of the Coryell County Jail


Local deputies arrest fugitive who was on the run for 6 months

GATESVILLE, Texas (KWTX) A Coryell County man who was on the run for six months was behind bars Tuesday after deputies found him hiding in a shed following a search of a rural area.


Texas man charged with capital murder in 2016 slayings of 2 women

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) Police say an inmate who just finished a state prison term in a firearms case has been arrested and charged in the 2016 shooting deaths of two women at a Longview apartment complex.


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


3rd Grade Teacher In North Texas Arrested For Indecency With A Child

CORSICANA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A third grade teacher in Corsicana is in the Navarro County Jail charged with two counts of indecency with a child involving sexual contact. Ramon Santuario-Mendoza, 48, who teaches English Language Arts at Sam Houston Elementary, is on administrative leave as Corsica


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.


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


Thunderstorms Move Through North Texas Tuesday Night

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Several rounds of heavy rain have pushed through parts of North Texas and more are on the way overnight. Two to three inches of rain have fallen in some areas as of 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.


Killeen police asking for public's help locating suspected car burglar

KILLEEN, TX — Killeen police are asking for the public's help locating a suspected car burglar. According to police, they received information about a suspected car burglar in different neighborhoods in Killeen. The man in the pictures has been seen on separate occasions checking vehicles and door h


Transgender man calls attack at workplace ‘hate crime’

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Accusations of a hate crime are swirling after a transgender man says he was attacked in his own workplace. Kier Rice is a transgender barber who worked at a shop in Killeen where he says he and his LGBTQ clients were treated differently.


Officer finds wandering child, mother is arrested

COPPERAS COVE, TX - A Copperas Cove police officer found a six year old child running in a street at 1:30 in the morning back on April 16, waving the officer down and asking for help, saying he could not find his mother.


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


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.


Killeen couple to be sentenced for child porn

WACO, TX - A Killeen couple who have admitted sexually assaulting children and making videos of their actions will be sentenced in federal court in Waco on Wednesday. Christopher Andrew Almaguer and his wife Sarah Rashelle Almaguer could face 15 to 30 years in federal prison on each count for which


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.


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.


Testimony begins in Killeen murder-for-hire case

BELTON — A Bell County jury Tuesday heard testimony in a capital murder case that was emotional in the morning and more clinical in the afternoon. Around 10 family members and friends of Christine Watkins, a Killeen Independent School District bus driver who was murdered in 2014, gathered in the 426