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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
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
Hereford ISD teacher given state award
HEREFORD, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - Hereford ISD got some great news. Richard Lamascus got the Dr. Frank Kemerer Award. The award is given out to recognize an outstanding social studies teacher at the high school level. The award is named for Dr. Frank Kemerer, a longtime professor in the Education Depart
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.
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.
6 people killed in small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas
Authorities confirmed that six people died in a small plane crash in Kerrville, Texas, according to KWTX in Waco. The Federal Aviation Administration confirmed the plane crashed on Monday morning, during an attempted landing shortly before 9 a.m.
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
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.
Fossil of new dinosaur discovered in Texas by Hillsboro paleontologist
HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) Andre Lujan loves fossils. Spend any amount of time at his museum "Texas Through Time" in Hillsboro and this paleontologist will fill your head with more dinosaur facts than you may be able to retain. And now Lujan has even more to teach museum goers as he recently uncovered
Man Accused Of Dragging Nebraska Deputy Arrested In Texas
GRAND ISLAND, Neb. (AP) — A driver accused of dragging a Nebraska sheriff’s deputy as the deputy tried to stop the car was arrested in Texas. Authorities say 33-year-old Tristan Bush was arrested Friday in Pasadena, Texas, near Houston. He’s being held in the Harris County Jail until he can be retur
Texas cancer center ousts 3 scientists over Chinese data theft concerns
A prominent cancer center in Houston has ousted three of five scientists whom federal authorities identified as being involved in Chinese efforts to steal American research. The MD Anderson Cancer Center moved to fire the scientists, whose names were not released, after the National Institutes of He
WTAMU student wins Texas Broadcast Education Foundation scholarship
CANYON, TX (KFDA) - The Texas Broadcast Education Foundation has awarded a West Texas A&M University student a scholarship for the 2019-2020 school year. Katy Zimmerman, a sophomore Digital Communication and Media student at WTAMU, received a $3,000 scholarship from the foundation.
Empty Bowls project to benefit Snack Pak 4 Kids in Canyon
It may sound ironic, but “Empty Bowls” will benefit Snack Pak 4 Kids in Canyon. West Texas A & M University assistant professor of 3D art Jamie Adams and his students will serve soup in the bowls they have hand-crafted as a fundraiser. Some professional potters in Amarillo and Amarillo area middle a
Burns, Callahan power Lady Eagles past Lamesa
The Canyon Lady Eagles got behind early, but finished with a strong offensive performance from Danielle Burns and Candain Callahan to top Lamesa, 8-5 in District 3-4A action Friday afternoon.Burns and Callahan produced homers in the first three innings to help rally the Lady Eagles’ offense.
COLLEGE BASEBALL: UTPB falls to West Texas A&M
UTPB (14-26, 5-11) finished the day with nine hits and five errors. Mitchell Miller was the winning pitcher for West Texas A&M while Tanner Rhodes took the loss for the Falcons.
City celebrates Randy Criswell’s retirement
Retiring Canyon City Manager Randy Criswell thought his last two weeks of work would be slow-paced as he wound down his 24 years of service in Canyon. “I don’t know if I have ever been busier in my life,” Criswell said.Well-wishers lined up to congratulate him at his retirement party Tuesday afterno
Despite Palermo staying hot, Falcons get swept in Canyon
Canyon -- Skyler Palermo continued to stay hot at the plate, going 3-for-4 and was a home run shy of the cycle, but it wasn't enough as the Falcons fell to No. 14 West Texas A&M 25-7 in Canyon.
Vega reports another skunk with rabies
VEGA, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - According to the Oldham County Sheriff's Office, there is another positive case of rabies. On April 14, the City of Vega was called on a report of a skunk acting ill. The reports came back positive for rabies.
Randall County Early Voting Polling Places
Randall County Election Administration Office (1604 5th Ave, Canyon) Randall County Annex (4320 S Western) Region 16 Education Service Center (5800 Bell Street) Comanche Trail Church of Christ (2700 E. 34th)
1 dead after Wednesday afternoon crash near Vega
OLDHAM COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - One person has died after a two-vehicle crash near Vega on Wednesday, April 17. Around 5:15 p.m., DPS officials say 69-year-old Catherine Hoyl was driving a 2005 Dodge Dakota west on I-40.