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Police: Greenville Church Member Bites Would-Be Kidnapper to Escape

Police in Greenville, Texas are looking for an attempted kidnapping suspect with a possible bite mark. The police department said a young woman fought off a man who grabbed her in a church parking lot around 7 p.m. Thursday. She was on her way into music practice, according to the pastor.


Family violence alleged prior to woman’s death

One month before her death, Nicole Kennedy-Pride claimed her estranged husband violently assaulted her and repeatedly threatened to kill her. Kennedy-Pride, 34, had completed an affidavit concerning the alleged incident as part of a petition filed in a child custody suit concerning the couple’s son.


Aunt Char’s invites families for ‘one last slide’ before renovations

Next Saturday, families in Greenville will have a chance to say goodbye to the current layout of Aunt Char’s Kid Zone before its demolition begins Monday in preparation for its “extreme makeover.”


Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio


Severe weather potential early Saturday

Hunt County and North Texas may be in the path of some severe weather by early Saturday morning. The National Weather Service, meanwhile, has scheduled a session of storm spotter training in Greenville next week.


‘Yes, his action hurt us all’

The brother-in-law of Joseph Klye Stephens, who is charged with murder in connection with the shooting death early Monday morning of his son, Demontre Diquincy “Red” Washington, is asking the public for understanding about the tragic situation.


Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


Texas representative proposes bill to end tolls on toll roads

A Texas representative has filed a House Bill that will end tolls on toll roads once they are paid off. House Bill 436 was filed in November 2018 by representative Matt Shaheen from Plano.


Hopkins County Jail Houses Hunt County Inmates Due to Hunt County Jail Gas Leak

Hopkins County Jail Houses Hunt County Inmates Due to Hunt County Jail Gas Leak. Due to a gas leak at the Hunt County Jail, approximately 15 inmates were transferred to Hopkins County Jail and others to Tarrant County early this week.


Texas Children Who Didn't Know Their Own Names Were Found Living in Home that 'Reeked of Feces,' Police Say

A Texas man is facing criminal charges after police said his four children were found living in a filthy Dallas home and did not appear to know their own names. Robert Preston, 31, was arrested last Saturday and taken to Dallas County jail after officers responded to a call at around 6:30 p.m. that


You can eat and sleep at the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' gas station

AUSTIN, Texas — If you're cruising down Highway 304 and head just south of Bastrop, you'll probably pass by a quiet — and familiar — building. The original 1974 film 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' was filmed at a gas station along the highway.


New Greenville Avenue hot spot buzzes into this week's 5 top Dallas stories

Editor's note: A lot happened this week, so here's your chance to get caught up. Read on for the week's most popular headlines. 1. Clubby new restaurant-bar nabs Blind Butcher space on Dallas' Greenville Ave. After months in the works, there's a new tenant ready to open in the former Blind Butcher s


Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.


Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut

A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol. Lane Kiesling, 16, told KXAS-TV he was told his bangs were getting long and were against Hico High School’s dress code.


Jail empty for third night

Inmates will spend a third night Thursday away from the Hunt County Detention Center. as crews continued to make repairs to a major gas leak at the facility. “They won’t be coming back tonight,” Hunt County Civil Attorney Daniel Ray said Thursday afternoon. “It will be at least tomorrow.”


Man Indicted For Duping North Texas School District Out Of Nearly $2M

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of duping a Texas school district into transferring him nearly $2 million which he then used to buy a BMW and Rolex watches.


One killed in wreck of two 18-wheelers

A collision between two 18-wheelers in Hunt County resulted in a fatality Tuesday night. DPS Sgt. Kyle Bradford said Troopers were dispatched approximately 6:19 p.m.Tuesday to the scene of the accident. Bradford said a maroon Freightliner failed to control speed and struck a white truck tractor whic


Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.


Commerce ISD responds to ‘suspicious device’ at high school

COMMERCE — Commerce ISD Police released a statement on Friday regarding the discovery of an “undetermined electronic device” in the possession of a Commerce High School student.