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Texas Mayor Arrested, Charged With Trying To Rig Own Election

Texas Mayor Arrested, Charged With Trying To Rig Own Election. A Texas mayor has been arrested on charges of trying to rig his own 2017 election victory, prosecutors say. Matt Yurus reports.


Life Flight called after 30,000-lb. beam falls on man

HEMPSTEAD, Texas (KTRK) -- The Waller County Sheriff's Office said a man was injured by a falling beam at a business on Old Houston Highway. Life Flight was called to pick up a 31-year-old man, according to sheriff's deputies.


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


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.


Chick-fil-A makes Sunday delivery for Texas boy in hospital

TEMPLE, Texas (KTRK) -- Chick-fil-A is famed for its tender fried chicken, refreshing lemonade and the fact that it's opened all days of the week except Sundays. When Danny Agee, who was awaiting surgery for a brain tumor, expressed from his hospital bed his desire for Chick-fil-A nuggets, a restaur


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.


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.


Katy gang member sentenced to 25 years

Thirty-two-year-old Luis Joel Aguilar of Katy was given a 25-year prison sentence for numerous crimes he committed in Katy and surrounding areas. The crimes, which date back to March of 2017, included aggravated robbery, burglary of a motor vehicle, theft, credit card abuse and unauthorized use of a


Neighbors' dispute turns deadly in Cloverleaf, deputies say

HOUSTON - A dispute between neighbors turned into a deadly shooting Thursday in the Cloverleaf community in east Harris County, according to deputies. The shooting was reported at an apartment building near the corner of Nancy Rose and Brownsville streets.


HPD, area agencies arrest dozens in human trafficking operation

Houston Police Department Vice Division Human Trafficking Unit along with area police agencies have made multiple arrests in a recent human trafficking investigation in Katy. Forty-seven people were arrested—27 were females and 20 males. Eight were confirmed victims. Eight were charged with human tr


Man's body found bound, gagged in northwest Houston ditch

HOUSTON - A man’s body was found bound and gagged Thursday in a northwest Houston ditch. The discovery was reported about 7:20 a.m. near the corner of 12th Street and Hempstead Road.


15 Suspected Online Child Predators Busted In North Texas Operation

McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Fifteen men have been arrested in an online child predator sting led by the Collin County Sheriff’s Department and Texas DPS. The Collin County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday, investigators from 14 different federal, state and local law enforcement agencies partici


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.


Katy Police raid illegal gambling ring

Investigators with Katy Police Department, along with Harris County Precinct 5 Constable’s Office Major Offenders Division, executed a search warrant on an illegal gambling operation located at 5700 Highway Boulevard Katy, Fort Bend County, Texas.


2 Magnolia Jr. High Students Arrested With Gun On Campus

MAGNOLIA, TX — Two Magnolia Junior High School students were arrested Wednesday after one of the students brought a gun onto campus and gave it to another student, police said. Deputies with the Montgomery County Constables office were called to the campus in the 31100 block of Nichols Sawmill Road


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.


Texas executes white supremacist who dragged black man to death

An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday in Texas for the dragging death of a black man. John William King, who was white, received lethal injection for the slaying nearly 21 years ago of James Byrd Jr., who was chained to the back


Gator gorging on feral hog in state park caught on cam by Tomball resident

Although Liz Lamontine Buck has been celebrating Easter at Brazos Bend State Park for 22 years, Saturday marked a first for the Tomball resident. While on a bicycle ride at Brazos Bend, Buck spotted an 8- to 10-foot-long alligator feeding on a feral hog.


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.


Police to Request More Officers for New Substation

The Katy Police Department is requesting that the city hire more police officers for a substation being built at Katy Mills Mall. Ward A Council Member Frank Carroll said a public perception exists that both the mall and the nearby Typhoon Texas waterpark are not safe, and a revenue drop off—for bot