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Women arrested in Texas had baby in car seat sitting next to 275 pounds of pot, authorities say

Two Texas women had an infant boy with them when they were pulled over with 275 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, authorities say. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, were taken into custody Friday morning on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute an


Thousands take to the dark in adult-only Easter egg hunt

LAKE JACKSON, Texas (KTRK) -- It wasn't your typical egg scrambled, but a massive egg scramble with 20,000 to scramble for. For hundreds of adults in Lake Jackson, it was go time Thursday night.


Texas woman gets 15 years in jail for stealing $1.3M from rodeo

FORT WORTH, Texas – A former bookkeeper for the Stockyards Northside Rodeo has been sentenced to prison for stealing $1.3 million from the rodeo over three years. According to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office, D’ann Elizabeth Wagner was given a 15-year sentence after pleading g


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.


One teen dead in fatal crash, authorities say

LAKE JACKSON — An 18-year-old man died after his red SUV went off the road in the 200 block of Highway 288 and wrecked into a tree about 2 p.m. Tuesday, Lake Jackson Police said.


Men On Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured After Authorities Get Tips

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two convicted felons on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been caught in unrelated arrests. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced the capture of 24-year-old Clifford Milton and 34-year-old Rodrigo Flores.


Clute man arrested for breaking TV on son

CLUTE — A 38-year-old Clute man was arrested on a warrant Tuesday after being accused of breaking a TV on his 12-year-old son during an argument in early April, police said. James Edward McDougal Ray was released on a $20,000 bond Wednesday after being arrested and charged for injury of a child with


Power of the Purse brings laughter, funds for medical equipment

LAKE JACKSON — With the auctioning of designer handbags, the annual Power of the Purse event raised more than $130,000, going toward supporting local health initiatives and new medical equipment.


4 Sentenced For Using Helicopter For $12,000 Hunt In Texas; ‘Would Make Sportsmen And Outdoor Enthusiasts Furious’

LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four men have been sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a $12,000 sporting hunt in South Texas where a helicopter was used to kill exotic animals.


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.


Ban On Red Light Cameras Gets Green Light Out Of Texas Committee

AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A bill that would ban red light cameras across the state cleared its first hurdle Wednesday. House Bill 1631, authored by Rep. Jonathan Stickland (R – Bedford), passed through the Transportation Committee and will now be voted on by the House where 102 of the 151 members


Texas' prison heat bill a 'cop out' because it no longer forces units to lower temps, advocates say

AUSTIN — A bill that would have tackled high heat levels at state jails and prisons has been gutted and replaced with a cost study, a move inmate advocates called "a cop-out."


Texas baby born without skin in critical condition

San Antonio — Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was born without skin.


Strong storms leave some damage behind in Central Texas

(KWTX) Late-night thunderstorms packing powerful winds and heavy rain snapped tree limbs, downed trees, knocked down a local college’s digital billboard and left a Central Texas couple with a story to tell.


A man in Texas was arrested after he was filmed calling an AT&T employee a ‘f------ Arab’ and said he had been ‘killing his kind for almost 20 years’

Joey Christian was charged with public intoxication and disorderly conduct, and abusive language, on Tuesday in Friendswood, Texas, in southeast of Houston. Police had been called to an AT&T in Friendswood while a woman filmed Christian shouting at an employee.


Kersh Law Firm family lawyer indicted for allegedly sexually harassing client, exposing himself

A Brazoria County Grand Jury has indicted a Pearland divorce attorney on three charges of official oppression. Shane Kersh of the Pearland based Kersh Law Firm was indicted on three separate misdemeanor charges that accuse him of sexual misconduct that includes soliciting one of his clients for sex


Freeport refuses RV park's refund request

FREEPORT — The Freeport RV Park will not get back $400 for a plumbing bill after miscommunication with the city over a backed-up sewer line, city leaders decided. “In my conversation with the RV park owner, he said in the past, he could just call the city manager and get the credit funded,” Mayor Tr


Brazosport College Career Fair welcomes thousands

LAKE JACKSON — High school juniors might still be sorting through their intended career path, but for 28 years, the Brazosport College Career Fair has helped them get closer to figuring it out.


Brazoswood High School scores award for yearbook

Yearbooks signify the end of school, with students reminiscing semester memories;.Brazoswood High School’s yearbook has gone above and beyond serving the student population, receiving national recognition for their book’s exemplary design and coverage.


Falcons hand Angleton first district loss

ANGLETON — Looking to inch closer to a District 24-5A championship, the Angleton Wildcats ran into a pesky Foster Falcon bunch Tuesday, falling 5-4. Angleton took its first district loss of the baseball season, falling to 12-1, while the Falcons improved to 12-1 and 14-6 overall. The two teams will