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Renowned songwriter returns to Huntsville
The Old Town Theatre will present “A Cowboy Christmas” with Michael Martin Murphey on Dec. 20, with this year marking the 25th anniversary of the show. “The Huntsville Arts Commission recommended to contract with the Friends of Old Town Theatre to provide a venue for theater performances,” said Lind
Movies in the Park returns next week
Movies in the Park will be making a return for a Christmas Classic. The City of Huntsville Parks and Leisure Department is planning to show Disney's “A Christmas Carol” on Friday, Dec. 21 at 7 p.m. at Rather Park.
Lufkin PD detectives in Huntsville looking for leads about missing man
HUNTSVILLE, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police Department detectives traveled to the Huntsville area Wednesday as the search for a missing 85-year-old man has continued into its third day.
The Latest: Texas executes inmate for killing newlywed
HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The Latest on the execution of Texas inmate (all times local):. A Texas inmate has been executed for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago.
Search for man with Alzheimer's extends to Huntsville
Lufkin Police’s search for a missing Lufkin man has extended out of town. The search continues for Algianon Moses Jeffero, 85, who was last seen jumping the back fence of his home at 802 Rowe Ave. about 5:55 p.m. Sunday. His wife reported him missing shortly after.
Report: Environment enabled crimes by defamed doctor
A survivor referred to him as a “wolf in sheep’s clothing.” Larry Nassar sexually assaulted hundreds of athletes during his tenure with USA Gymnastics. Many instances occurred at the Karolyi Ranch, located southeast of Huntsville deep in the Sam Houston National Forest.
Dallas County man admits to crime prior to execution
A Dallas County man has been executed nearly 25 years after his crime was committed. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, became the 13th inmate executed by the state of Texas on Tuesday at the Huntsville “Walls” Unit.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Kats recognized for success in classroom
The Bearkats have added academic accolades to go along with a highly successful season on the volleyball court. Sam Houston State seniors Taylor Cunningham and Madison Wallace were named to the Southland Conference All-Academic first team this week, while sophomore Caroline Sheaff received second-te
Report: Van Horn played key role in Nassar's facade
Debra Van Horn, Larry Nassar’s once-devoted confidant, did not raise concerns despite working side-by-side with the defamed USA Gymnastics doctor for over two decades. Van Horn, a Willis resident, worked alongside Nassar at the Karolyi Ranch near Huntsville, where the longtime team doctor was known
Rather Park light display returns
For the second year in a row, the Huntsville Parks and Leisure Department has lit up Rather Park. Throughout the remainder of 2018, families can come to Rather Park for a magical Christmas light display.
Man Who Killed North Texas Newlywed During Robbery Executed
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for shooting and killing a North Texas newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 murder of 27-year-old Douglas
City looking to address student housing issues
The blue-collar city of Huntsville is becoming hip thanks in part to Sam Houston State University. SHSU started out in the mid-1800s as a teacher-training school, and has now become one of the largest universities in Texas, complete with the need for student housing.
The Latest: Court rejects late appeal to stay execution
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the scheduled execution of Texas inmate (all times local):. A Texas appeals court has rejected a last-minute appeal to halt the execution of an inmate condemned for the slaying of a newlywed attacked as he and his wife walked on a jogging trail more than 25 yea
Alvin Braziel executed for killing Mesquite, Texas man in 1993 during robbery
HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he
LUFKIN MISSING MAN COULD POSSIBLY HAVE TRIED TO GO TO HUNTSVILLE
The Lufkin Police Department is searching for Algianon Jeffero, diagnosed with a cognitive impairment, Black, Male, 85 years old, DOB 11/17/1933, height 5’ 11”, 207 LBS, Gray hair,Brown eyes, Last seen wearing a blue sweat shirt, blue sweat pants, and green shoes .
Law enforcement interest spurred elusive behavior from USA Gymnastics president
Why were documents related to disgraced doctor Larry Nassar removed from the Karoyli Ranch? And where are they now?. According to an independent investigation, a visit from Texas Rangers in November 2016 spurred elusive behavior from former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny, who is currently faci
UPDATE: 3 officers shot in Houston, gunman barricaded in residence
HOUSTON, Texas (KETK) - Three officers were injured Tuesday in a shooting in the Mt. Houston area of Harris County, and the gunman is at large, authorities said. The shooting was reported about 1:15 p.m. in the area of Hartwick Road and U.S. Highway 59 Eastex Freeway.
No. 2 Lions fall short 57-50 against No. 3 Allen Academy
The Allen Academy Rams took their game to the Lions hard in the opening minutes. They hit from deep early in the first few minutes and put Alpha Omega Academy behind by double digits.
Minister accused of stealing $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A former minister is accused of stealing more than $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church. Prosecutors say Jerrell G. Altic, 40, embezzled the money over a six-year period that ended in November 2017. Altic's attorney says Altic has admitted to stealing the money.