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Huntsville ISD confirms student brought handgun to high school
HUNTSVILLE, Tex. (KBTX)- A Huntsville High School student will not be allowed to return to campus after bringing a handgun to campus last week. The school district confirmed the incident in a Facebook post on Wednesday evening, exactly one week after the incident occurred.
'Providing something different'
Car wars along Interstate 45 will be heating up, as the new $8 million Huntsville Toyota dealership opened for business Monday morning. It does so on the southern edge of town, making Huntsville Toyota the city’s fourth new car dealership along the heavily-traveled interstate. However, the dealershi
Community quiet in regards to district performance report
Public comment fell silent on Tuesday, as members of the Huntsville ISD Board of Trustees were presented with the district’s state-issued report card. According to state law, school districts are required to report information on campus performance objectives, violent or criminal incidents and perfo
Texas Teen Warns of the Dangers of Trying to Get the Perfect Selfie After He Fell Off a Bridge
A Texas teen is speaking out after a selfie almost ended his life. On November 12, Triston Bailey was driving home from a Dallas Stars ice hockey game with his friends when the group decided to quickly pull over and snap a selfie off of the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas, according to Fox 4 New
Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"
The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu
Transfer station remains heated topic among council members
City of Huntsville council members took no public action on issues related to the transfer station after heated exchanges prior to and following a near two-hour executive session Tuesday night.
North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery
PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.
Suspect at-large after failed robbery
An attempted robbery went awry Sunday evening after a man forced entry into a Huntsville apartment complex. At approximately 10:30 p.m. authorities with the Huntsville Police Department received a call from the 3000 block of Sam Houston Avenue after a suspect barged into a females apartment.
Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth
Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs
Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter
A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been killed. Police Capt
2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison
Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.
Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission
LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.
Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?
HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.
Texas nurse injured in elevator accident now awake, mouths 'I love you' to family
FORT WORTH, Texas — The nurse injured in an elevator accident at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth is now out of intensive care and conscious, her attorney told WFAA on Wednesday.
State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance
AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.
Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas
(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.
Why did Texans start drinking hot Dr Pepper with lemon? Curious Texas investigates a southern tradition
When the icy 30-degree temperatures hit North Texas, residents immediately think of where to grab a warm beverage. Some opt for coffee. Others may instead go for some tea or hot chocolate.
Amid sex scandal, Southern Baptist leader puts 3 North Texas churches on notice
The leader of the Southern Baptist Convention singled out three North Texas churches for increased scrutiny this week in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal plaguing the denomination.
North Texas Officer Escapes Serious Injury After Speeding Car Hits Culvert, Goes Airborne
WILMER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Wilmer Police officer came within only a few seconds of being seriously injured or killed early Wednesday morning. An out-of-control car went airborne off a freeway and came within inches of slamming into the officer’s patrol car which captured the extremely close call
1,400 cases tied to officer at center of deadly raid to be reviewed
HOUSTON - More than 1,000 cases connected to the officer at the center of the investigation of a raid-turned-shootout will be reviewed, officials announced Wednesday. Harris County District Attorney Kim Ogg said she has ordered the review of 1,400 cases connected to Houston Police Officer Gerald Goi