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$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire
AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out. A Quick Pick ticket matching five of the six numbers drawn for the Oct. 27, 2018 drawing was purchased at Valero Corner Store located at 603 Harvey Road, in College Station, but
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
Former HMK teacher indicted for online solicitation
A former H.M. King High School theatre arts teacher is currently being held in the Kleberg County Jail after he was indicted by a grand jury and arrested on three counts of online solicitation of a minor, along with one count of attempted possession of child pornography.
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.
First female commander named at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2375
KINGSVILLE, Texas — History was made this week in Kingsville at Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 2375 when they elected their first ever woman commander. Kingsville native Ann Marie Torres will serve as commander for the 2019 - 2020 term.
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-TV 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
Retrial for 2015 homicide to begin Monday at Kleberg County Courthouse
KLEBERG COUNTY, Texas — A three-year-old trial for a murder is taking center stage in Kingsville, Texas, again as a retrial is set to begin Monday. Kleberg and Kenedy Counties District Attorney John Hubert believes there is overwhelming evidence against Hugo Rangel Botello, the man accused of shooti
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
NAS-Kingsville begins conducting hurricane preparedness exercises
KINGSVILLE, Texas — Naval Air Station-Kingsville is conducting hurricane preparedness exercises for the next week and a half. Wednesday's exercises included a lightning strike at the base daycare during a simulated tornado warning. The drill included evacuating the children at the daycare, and the b
Texas mom missing after failing to pick up son from babysitter
MESQUITE, Texas -- A 26-year-old Texas mom was scheduled to pick up her son from the babysitter on Wednesday night, but she never showed up. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing to the police after friends and family made several attempts to reach her by phone.
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.
Man accused in beating death of child released from jail to await trial
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — The man who was arrested for the death of a toddler in Robstown, Texas, last summer was released from jail on bond Monday as he awaits trial.\. In August of last year, Daniel Ortiz was charged with capital murder for the beating death of 18-month-old Arabella Sanchez.
3 Houston-area restaurants make Texas Monthly's best BBQ joints
HOUSTON — Texas barbecue is, objectively, the best barbecue. But if you do want something to argue over, Texas Monthly has published its latest list of the Top 25 Barbecue joints in Texas.
What's the state of bees in Texas?
AUSTIN (KXAN) — The number of pollinators — bees, flies, and butterflies — continues to decline in America. So much so, that members of the Texas legislature filed bills to get the state in on their protection.
Someone to Know: Irma Medrano, Elementary Teacher of the Year
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — To be the Teacher of the Year, you have to have more than just respect from your peers -- you have to have the students' trust. Robstown native Irma Medrano is inspiring future generations and wanted to return home to teach.
Families celebrate Easter at Labonte Park
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — On Easter Sunday, Labonte Park was full of family, fun and good eats as hundreds of people camped out over the weekend to celebrate the holiday. "We all get together and we do it," Robstown resident Frank Tijerina said. "We try to make it a tradition."
Stripes is raising money for Driscoll Children's Hospital
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Stripes is looking to give back to patients at Driscoll Children's Hospital, but they need your help. From this Monday through May 19, Stripes convenience stores in South Texas are giving customers the chance to donate $1 to raise money for the hospital. The money they raise
Early voting for May 4 election begins Monday
Early voting for the May 4th city and school election begins Monday. All early votes will be cast at the Jim Wells County Courthouse's Election Administration office. Alice voters will have a full ballot to decide. On the City of Alice side, mayoral incumbent Jolene Vanover faces city council member
Buc Days Rodeo Corpus Christi slack competitions begin
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — Cowboys and cowgirls from all over the country are headed to the Coastal Bend in hopes of hitting it big on the rodeo circuit this week. The Buc Days Rodeo slack competitions began Monday at the Richard Borchard Fairgrounds in Robstown, Texas. Some of the top rodeo athletes i