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Crockett PD asking for public’s help in IDing suspects who stole computers from Walmart

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Two suspects allegedly stole thousands of dollars’ worth of computers and computer equipment from the Crockett Walmart, and now the town’s police department is asking for the public’s help in identifying the man and woman.


Severe t-storm warning issued for Anderson, Houston Co., most of East Texas under watch

TYLER, Texas — The National Weather Service has issued a severe thunderstorm WARNING for Houston County until 2:45 a.m. and Anderson County until 3 a.m. Hazards include 60 mph winds and penny-sized hail.


WE'VE GOT YOU COVERED: Damage reported across East Texas following overnight storms

TYLER, Texas — Severe thunderstorms moved through East Texas early Thursday morning causing damage across the Piney Woods region. The storm has caused widespread outages affecting thousands of customers. Tap the link below for a full list of outages.


Texas woman gets 15 years in jail for stealing $1.3M from rodeo

FORT WORTH, Texas – A former bookkeeper for the Stockyards Northside Rodeo has been sentenced to prison for stealing $1.3 million from the rodeo over three years. According to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office, D’ann Elizabeth Wagner was given a 15-year sentence after pleading g


WEBXTRA: Clean up effort continues in Houston County in wake of storm

HOUSTON COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - In the wake of the storms that blew through Deep East Texas last weekend, the clean up effort in Houston County is still ongoing. Crews are working all over Houston County to clear downed trees from roads and property. Heavy equipment and chain saws could be heard Tuesday


Storm blows home with sleeping family inside off foundation in Anderson County

SLOCUM, Texas — A house was blown off its foundation in Anderson County after Thursday morning's storms. The house, located on County Road 1231 in the Alderbranch Community, near Slocum, was separated from its foundation.


NWS confirms 3 tornadoes touched down in Houston County

HOUSTON COUNTY (KTRE) - The National Weather Service has confirmed 3 tornados touched down in Houston County during Saturday’s fatal storms. According to the National Weather Service Houston, their survey team confirmed on Sunday 3 there were 3 tornados in Houston County.


Charges to remain against Texas driver who dodged paying over $5G in tolls with ‘license plate flipper’: cops

A Houston motorist was not quite free to drive off into the sunset on Thursday after a judge found “no probable cause” for the man’s arrest for allegedly using an illegal “license plate flipper” to avoid paying nearly $5,500 in tolls, authorities said.


Drone video shows devastating storm damage in Houston County

HOUSTON COUNTY, Texas (KETK) - Angelina County Emergency Management posted dramatic drone video footage showing the devastating storm damage in Houston County. The video, posted on ACEM's Facebook page, was shot by Shearer Drone Works in Crockett. It shows structures flattened or torn apart, trees a


Women arrested in Texas had baby in car seat sitting next to 275 pounds of pot, authorities say

Two Texas women had an infant boy with them when they were pulled over with 275 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, authorities say. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, were taken into custody Friday morning on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute an


Men On Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured After Authorities Get Tips

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two convicted felons on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been caught in unrelated arrests. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced the capture of 24-year-old Clifford Milton and 34-year-old Rodrigo Flores.


North Texas mother reported missing after not picking up child from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas — The Mesquite police department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing mother. Authorities are searching for 26-year-old Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes after she never returned to pick up her child from the babysitter Wednesday night.


Strong storms leave some damage behind in Central Texas

(KWTX) Late-night thunderstorms packing powerful winds and heavy rain snapped tree limbs, downed trees, knocked down a local college’s digital billboard and left a Central Texas couple with a story to tell.


City of Palestine: "There is no water available for home use or for drinking"

PALESTINE, TX (KETK) - UPDATE:. The City of Palestine is putting residents on notice that the Water Treatment plant is not operable as of Thursday evening. Officials said there is no water available for home use or for drinking.


4 Sentenced For Using Helicopter For $12,000 Hunt In Texas; ‘Would Make Sportsmen And Outdoor Enthusiasts Furious’

LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four men have been sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a $12,000 sporting hunt in South Texas where a helicopter was used to kill exotic animals.


Storms leave trees down, buildings damaged throughout East Texas

Homes destroyed, trees tossed, power lines down after a possible tornado rips through Alto.


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, AG Ken Paxton say Dallas DA's reforms 'could promote lawlessness'

Updated at 2:30 p.m.: Revised to include additional information from a Thursday news conference with law enforcement associations. Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton, in a joint letter Thursday, criticized Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot's announcement that his office woul


Texas' prison heat bill a 'cop out' because it no longer forces units to lower temps, advocates say

AUSTIN — A bill that would have tackled high heat levels at state jails and prisons has been gutted and replaced with a cost study, a move inmate advocates called "a cop-out."


Storms Bring High Winds, Rain And Hail To Parts Of North Texas

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Severe thunderstorms rumbled across North Texas, the Texas Panhandle and Oklahoma, producing several tornadoes and unleashing widespread hail. Much of the metroplex was spared from the worst of severe weather that blew through late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning,


Federal and state lawmakers working to assist in Alto recovery

TYLER, Texas — U.S. Representative Lance Gooden of Texas' 5th district along with Texas state Senator Robert Nichols of Texas' 3rd district, met with Alto city and Cherokee County officials on Thursday. They met to discuss what is being done on a state and federal level to help rebuild the East Texa