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Student arrested after gun found at Huntsville High School

HUNTSVILLE, Tex. (KBTX) - A student was arrested from Huntsville High School after police found an unloaded handgun on campus. Huntsville High Principal William Roberts sent out an email Thursday afternoon saying one student saw a Snapchat video of another student with a handgun and reported it to a


Third and final suspect convicted in gruesome MS-13 murder of Klein Forest student

HOUSTON — The third and final defendant has been convicted in the brutal 2013 murder of a 16-year-old boy, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office. Jose Leonel Bonilla Romero aka Jose Tupapa, 23, pleaded guilty for his role in the teen's murder, according to U.S. Attorney Ryan K. Patrick.


Widow sets herself on fire as she's about to be arrested for husband's murder in northeast Houston

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police say they were trying to arrest a 69-year-old widow for her husband's murder when she apparently set herself and the home on fire. Firefighters were called to the home in the 9900 block of Valley Wind Drive just after 10 a.m.


Beware! Hornets with FLAMINGOS

As the end of the year rolls around and prom draws nearer, the age-old question comes back to haunt the senior class once again: How will enough money be raised for prom to be successful?


Teenager injured in accidental shooting incident in Madisonville

MADISONVILLE, Tex. (KBTX)- An accidental shooting at a Madisonville home on Friday has injured a teenager. According to Madisonville Police Chief Herbert Gilbert, the 16-year-old was at home when his uncle picked up a long rifle and it accidentally went off. The teen was hit in the neck and rushed t


Three dozen arrested in Central Texas gang crackdown

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Three dozen violent offenders and fugitives were arrested during a large-scale three-day gang crackdown in Killeen and Bell County, police said Friday evening.


Police chase ends in north Harris County

HOUSTON — Police chased the driver of a silver SUV near Interstate 45 and Beltway 8. The chase appeared to be headed toward Bush Airport and ended near Old Humble Road. It was not immediately clear what led to the chase.


Nature up close: The intelligence of ravens

Years ago a friend of mine and I drove from Huntsville, Texas to Alaska, a 10,000-mile round trip, in a red 1969 VW hippie van that had to be push-started due to electrical problems we didn't have enough money to fix. We were young and stupid, and it was one of the best trips of my life. We slept on


Woman sets self on fire as officers serve warrant, police say

HOUSTON — BREAKING UPDATE - Police say they were serving a warrant at the woman's home when she set herself on fire. Check back for updates to this story. Paramedics took a woman to the hospital after she was hurt in a house fire in northeast Houston.


Woman Sues Texas Water Park For $1M After Son Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

WACO (CBSDFW.COM) – The mother of a surfer who died from a “brain-eating amoeba” after visiting a surf park in Texas has filed a $1 million wrongful death lawsuit. New Jersey native Fabrizio Stabile died in September 2018. The man’s mother, Rita Stabile, claims BSR Surf Resort, owners of Parsons Bar


Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done'

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Madisyn Cox has always been competitive. She's testing that spirit in a new way. Cox, 23, is suing Dallas-based Cooper Clinic, claiming it "produced, distributed, and sold" a multivitamin that turned out to be tainted with Trimetazidine. The drug is known to aid in improving the c


Texas cops find 275 pounds of pot next to baby in car seat, women arrested: report

Texas Border Patrol officials said they discovered a baby in a car seat next to 275 pounds of marijuana after they pulled a vehicle over last Friday, a report said. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, both of Texas, were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to dis


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.


Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard

Union Pacific is "pausing" construction of its new $550 million rail yard in Texas. The Omaha, Neb.-based company said it will shift the money it committed this year to the Brazos project to instead make improvements to its 760-mile line running from El Paso to Los Angeles.


Man dies after being shot in car and crashing at apartment complex in NW Harris County

The Harris County Sheriff's Office is investigating after a man was shot while inside a moving vehicle that crashed. He died at the hospital in northwest Harris County. Neighbors reported hearing gunshots followed by a crash at the Excelsior on the Park Apartments at 14300 Ella near Rushworth.


New North Texas Congregation Has Church to Call Home for Easter and Beyond

The thing that brought the newly formed Gracia Viva church and the established Oak Lawn United Methodist Church in Dallas together under one roof, is an issue that is dividing the United Methodist Church worldwide.


Central Texas boy injured in crane-SUV crash now breathing on his own

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Fourteen-month-old Kyngston Churchill, who was injured in a crane-SUV crash in April in Harker Heights, is now breathing on his own at a Temple hospital, his mother said Friday.


Hello, stranger: How doorbell cameras in North Texas are helping police and residents catch bad guys

The first calls came into Frisco’s 911 dispatch center early one morning in late January. Residents were reporting a string of car burglaries, and they had video to prove it.


Did you know that Dallas has a canyon? But it’s not what you think. Curious Texas explains

Did you know that Dallas has a canyon? But it’s not what you think. Curious Texas explains. Dallas has its small hills here and there, but the city is flat for the most part. Residents can usually see the Dallas’ skyscrapers miles from downtown if they get on high enough ground.


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.