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Authorities warn of scammer posing as Kleberg County Sheriff's Office
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The Kleberg County Sheriff said someone is posing as a Sheriff's Office employee and threatening people with arrest if they do not pay a fee for missing jury duty.
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.
National Professional Bull Riders - First Edition Interview 2/19/19
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — First Edition Anchor John-Thomas Kobos sits down with Janine Reyes from the city of Kingsville's Tourism Department to talk about the National Professional Bull Riders.
Supreme Court Rules Out Death Penalty for Texas Inmate
A long legal fight over whether a Texas death row inmate could be executed ended Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the 59-year-old man is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be put to death.
More than $12M worth of meth seized in Texas, CBP says
A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was uncovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday. The agency’s Office of Field Operations (OFO), stationed at the Pharr International Bridge, carried out the drug seizure on Saturday,
Chamber seeking nominations for citizen of the year
The Kingsville Chamber of Commerce is currently accepting nominations for the 2018 Otis West Lifetime Service and 2018 Citizen of the Year awards, which will be presented at this year’s annual banquet in late March.
NPBR bring the fun in 8 second intervals
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The hottest 8 seconds of the year is going down in Kingsville. The National Professional Bull Riders are returning to the JK Northway Expo Center February 22nd and 23rd with two nights full of thrilling bull rides, free style bull fighting and even a calf scramble for the kid
Body of missing Texas boyfriend found, but girlfriend's whereabouts a mystery
Weltzin Garcia and Alfonso Hernandez had a problematic relationship, but remained linked to each other through their two young children. A few weeks ago, police issued a warrant for Hernandez’s arrest for domestic violence, according to Texas media outlets. But days after the warrant was issued both
2 Texas men sentenced for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 'millions'
SHREVEPORT, La. — Two Texas men were sentenced to 63 months in prison Tuesday for trafficking more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl through Louisiana, enough to kill “millions” of people, according to authorities.
Selfie-seeking Texas teenager survives fall off bridge, hopes near-death experience serves as warning
A teenager in Texas who was nearly killed while trying to snap the perfect selfie atop a bridge in Dallas has a simple message: No photo is worth it. Triston Bailey was reportedly with a group of friends headed home from a Dallas Stars game on Nov. 12 when the group decided to pull over for a selfie
11-year-old boy struck by vehicle while crossing Third Street in Kingsville
A young boy is in the hospital after being struck by a vehicle on Third Street in Kingsville on Thursday afternoon. Kingsville Police Department officials said Thursday, officers were dispatched to the 700 block of N. Third Street at about 4:24 p.m. after a vehicle struck an 11-year-old boy.
Popularity of CBD oil growing in Central Texas
CENTRAL TEXAS (KWTX) After operating for three months the CenTex CBD store is going strong. CBD or Cannabidiol oil is a non-intoxicating substance which is extracted from the cannabis plant.
Police: North Texas man abused girlfriend's 8-week-old baby out of 'frustration'
Police in North Texas say a newborn baby suffered a traumatic brain injury at the hands of his mother's boyfriend. CBS DFW reports that the Parker County Sheriff's Office has charged 20-year-old Kaleb Eisenmann with injury to a child.
Teen escapes from Texas immigrant shelter
BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KWTX) Authorities are searching for a teenager who escaped from an immigrant children’s shelter in Brownsville. Two teenagers managed to flee from the Casa Padre Southwest Key facility, but one of the two was later captured and was in the custody of Brownsville police.
Longtime Seahawks supporter passes away
The Riviera Independent School District is mourning the loss of its “number one fan in every sport” this week after 81-year-old Vidal Villarreal died on Saturday. “He was our number one Seahawks fan, and it’s a huge loss to our district,” Riviera ISD Superintendent Karen Unterbrink said. “He was an
Police arrest husband of Central Texas shooting victim
WACO, Texas (KWTX) Police Tuesday arrested the husband of a Waco woman who was found dead in her home on Feb. 3 of multiple gunshot wounds. Quest Jones, 28, of Waco, is charged in the shooting death of Sherrell Carter, 26.
Texas dad spins gun with finger at daughter’s birthday, accidentally shoots self in stomach
A Texas father shot accidentally shot himself in the stomach Saturday during his daughter’s 16th birthday and was rushed to the hospital, reports said. The Houston man’s condition is unknown, but the shooting occurred while he was spinning the gun with his finger, Click2Houston.com reported.
Ramps From Interstate 30 to Texas 360 Closed Due to Jackknifed Big-Rigs
The eastbound and westbound ramps from Interstate 30 to Texas 360 in Arlington are closed due to two jackknifed tractor-trailers, police say. "Commercial Vehicle Enforcement inspectors are on scene investigating what happened and trying to get the ramps back open," police said in a tweet at about 1:
Proposed bill would allow beer-to-go at licensed breweries across Texas
In a major move, the Beer Alliance of Texas and Texas Craft Brewers Guild have come to an agreement on two bipartisan companion bills that would allow beer-to-go at licensed breweries across Texas.
A state report says a Texas inmate died from heat last year. Prison officials contest that finding.
Last summer, Texas officials repeatedly asserted that sweltering temperatures inside uncooled prisons were being handled adequately and that all heat-related illnesses were minor. A recent state report on one inmate's death, however, says that he died from the heat.