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409 Sports Softball Rankings: February 18
One week is in the books, and there is plenty of movement in the latest 409 Sports Softball Rankings. Little Cypress-Mauriceville was extremely impressive, going (7-0) with one of those victories coming against defending 4A State Champion Liberty.
Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.
Sheriff: Dispute between neighbors resulted in fatal shooting in Jasper County
JASPER COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A 57-year-old man died Tuesday after he was shot in during an ongoing dispute between neighbors in the Evadale area of southern Jasper County near Tuesday afternoon.
Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.
Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio
56-year-old man found dead on road in Jasper County
JASPER COUNTY, Texas — A 56-year-old man found was found dead on a road in Jasper County at County Road 878 and Weiss Bluff Road. Deputies in Jasper County are investigating the homicide Tuesday afternoon.
Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair
AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.
Jasper County deputies investigating homicide Tuesday
JASPER COUNTY, Texas — Deputies in Jasper County are investigating a homicide Tuesday afternoon. Jasper County Sheriff Mitchell Newman tells 12News his deputies are investigating the homicide along FM 1131 in the county.
Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City
TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.
South Texas 8-year-old dies from flu-like symptoms just hours after diagnosis
A South Texas family is seeking answers after their son suddenly died from flu-like symptoms. Relatives of 8-year-old Martin Campbell said he started feeling sick on Sunday -- he was dead just hours later.
Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'
A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.
Bobcats strum Kirbyville in 22-3A action
KIRBYVILLE – The Orangefield Bobcats wrapped up the District 22-3A regular season with a 62-28 road thumping of the Kirbyville Wildcats at Wildcat Gym Tuesday night. Post Valentin Catt led the Bobcats with 22 points, 12 rebounds and four blocked shots.
Texas Experiencing High Influenza Activity Levels Report Says
Texas is experiencing a high level of influenza-like illness (ILI) the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. New York City and 29 states are also experiencing a high activity level of ILI.
Texas robber duct-tapes store clerk, sets bound customer on fire: police
Authorities in Texas on Thursday said they arrested the suspect wanted for a violent robbery earlier that included duct-taping a convenience store clerk and customer and then pouring lighter fluid on the customer and setting the bound person on fire.
Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut
A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol. Lane Kiesling, 16, told KXAS-TV he was told his bangs were getting long and were against Hico High School’s dress code.
Texas Theatre's Cine Mexicano Film Series features prominent Latino filmmakers
Prominent Mexican-American filmmakers will be featured during the Cine Mexicano Film Series that kicks off on March 2 at the Texas Theatre, with Alejandro González Iñárritu's triptych narrative debut Amores Perros.
Arlington doesn't have a public mass transit system, so how do you get around? Curious Texas investigates
It’s difficult to commute between Arlington and other Dallas-Fort Worth cities unless you own a car or are willing to pay a hefty ride-sharing bill. The suburb — home to Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park — is one of the largest U.S. cities without a public mass
Man Indicted For Duping North Texas School District Out Of Nearly $2M
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of duping a Texas school district into transferring him nearly $2 million which he then used to buy a BMW and Rolex watches.
12 Senators oppose Texas Secretary of State Whitely; could block his nomination
AUSTIN, Texas — All 12 Democrats in the Texas Senate have publicly confirmed they are opposed to confirming embattled Secretary of State David Whitley, giving them more than enough votes to block his nomination if they’re all in the chamber when the vote comes up.
Texas community celebrates boy's 'miraculous recovery' with superhero sendoff
Days before Christmas, Owen Coulter, 5, of Austin, Texas, was rushed to the hospital with a deadly virus and moments later, his heart stopped. He was unresponsive. As medical staff at Dell Children's Hospital performed CPR and tried to revive him, his mother, Kristin Coulter, immediately started pra