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North Texas man tried to have 11-year-old killed to stop sexual abuse case
MCKINNEY, Texas - A 20-year-old man who sexually abused an 11-year-old girl, before trying to have her killed so the case wouldn't move forward, has been sentenced. Kylil Jamall Killian was sentenced to 50 years in prison without the possibility of parole after being found guilty of continuous sexua
Roll ’N Stroll to bring festivities to LJ
LAKE JACKSON — Downtown Lake Jackson is about to be taken over by children this weekend. Part of Circle Way will be shut down Saturday morning for the Brazoria County Association for Children with Handicaps’ Roll ’N Stroll event, offering carnival games, popcorn, snacks and arts and crafts.
Texas 14-Year-Old Was Fatally Stabbed by Friend, Who Said Victim 'Was Like a Sister to Me'
A Texas teenager was convicted Thursday of fatally stabbing her 14-year-old friend in 2018, when the suspect was 13, PEOPLE confirms. A Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman tells PEOPLE that the killer, now 14, was found guilty of delinquent conduct in juvenile court, which is equiv
Central Texas sheriff named in suit alleging sexual assault
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco against Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman alleges that a former sheriff’s office employee was sexually assaulted more than 20 times and subjected to an “intolerable work environment.” The suit seeks unspecified actual, compensatory, p
North Texas Jury Convicts 14-Year-Old Girl For Fatally Stabbing Her Friend
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A North Texas jury has convicted a 14-year-old girl for the fatal stabbing of her friend. According to the Star-Telegram, jurors deliberated for about an hour Thursday before convicting the girl for the May 29 killing of 14-year-old Nylah Lightfoot.
6-Year-Old With Incurable Cancer Sworn In As Honorary Cop To Fight Her Disease
FREEPORT, TX — A six-year-old girl from Texas who dreamed about becoming a police officer when she grew up got her wish on Thursday when she was officially sworn in as an honorary officer.
Texas license plates, golfball-size hail and more from Curious Texas this week
Happy Friday, Curious Texans! We answered three of your questions this week. Here's what we found:. 1. What happened to Vickery Park, an amusement park in Northeast Dallas? Vickery Park was located at 7400 Greenville Ave., near Walnut Hill Lane. It opened in the 1940s, around the time the small town
Freak gym class accident left Texas teen nearly paralyzed: report
A seemingly harmless task in gym class left one Texas teen nearly paralyzed after the rope she was using in December allegedly broke, and she was sent crashing to the ground where she landed on her neck. Katie Bivins, who said that “God has a plan for everyone, whether you like it or not,” was initi
Two dead after shooting near Memorial Park Dunkin' Donuts, police say
HOUSTON - Two people are dead after a shooting at a Rice Military Dunkin Donuts, Houston police said. A heavy police presence inside and outside the store could be seen from SKY2 on Friday.
Student describes teacher's tattoos in improper relationship investigation, prosecutors say
FREEPORT, Texas - A Brazosport High School teacher is out of a job following allegations that she was involved in a sexual relationship with a 15-year-old student, according to probable cause documents.
Texas teacher surprises bullied student with matching haircut
A Texas teacher went the extra mile for a student who was getting teased about her short hair. Now, both teacher and student have matching haircuts and event matching bows. Inside the walls of Miss Grimm’s kindergarten classroom, there are little minds hard at work, especially with one of her studen
Migrants brave the Rio Grande, looking toward Eagle Pass, Texas
Having traveled more than a thousand miles, the immigrants in Piedras Negras, Mexico -- mostly from Honduras -- come to this: the banks of the Rio Grande River. Just beyond is Eagle Pass, Texas, and the broader U.S.
UPDATE: 3 found dead in Pearland home result of double murder-suicide
PEARLAND, TEXAS - Police said three people who were found dead Wednesday in a Pearland home died as the result of a double murder-suicide. The discovery was made at a home on Creek Run Drive near Castlewind Lane.
How the government abused eminent domain the last time it built a border fence in Texas
Once again, the Rio Grande Valley is seeing the signs that more border fencing is coming: construction equipment gathering near the Rio Grande, brush being cleared, residents receiving letters from the government asking to survey their property and possibly claim some of it through eminent domain. T
Abigail's first week as a police officer is a resounding success
FREEPORT, Texas — The newest and youngest police officer is having an impact all over the world. Last week, we shared the story of Abigail Arias, 6, diagnosed with terminal cancer sworn in as an honorary officer to realize her dream.
These are some of the wackiest laws in Texas
HOUSTON — We all know Texans love the Lone Star State - our legacy, our lands, even our laws - no matter how bizarre they may be. There are odd ones out there, some of them are still alive today.
Former North Texas Loan Officer Sentenced To 10 Years For Bank Fraud
SHERMAN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A former loan officer in North Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and must repay more than $2 million for executing a fake documents and bogus borrowers scam.
4 celebrities you may not know spent time in Cypress, Texas
CYPRESS, Texas (KTRK) -- Cypress, Texas isn't just a great place to live. Apparently, it's a great place to grow talent.
Bills aim to allow Texas breweries to sell beer to-go
AUSTIN, Texas — Some people like to mark the end of the work week with a beer. But, if you're going to a local craft brewery, you won't be able to grab a six-pack to take home with you.
Girl battling cancer surprised with helicopter ride to Freeport Police Department
FREEPORT, Texas (FOX 26) - Freeport's youngest police officer is riding to the police deparment in style. Abigail Arias, 6, was suprised on Wednesday morning with a ride on a helicopter to the Freeport Police Department. The brave little girl, who is battling Wilms' tumor cancer, was sworn in as an