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Fire destroys Indian Hill restaurant in Livingston
LIVINGSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A fire destroyed a restaurant in Livingston late Friday night. The fire was reported around 11:30 p.m. at the Indian Hill Restaurant on the shores of Lake Livingston, off FM Road 2457.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Popular Livingston restaurant burned to the ground
LIVINGSTON, TX (KTRE) - An East Texas restaurant, loved by locals burned to the ground last night. Several firefighters responded to find the Indian Hill Restaurant in Livingston engulfed in flames.
Serial killer pleads guilty in Texas woman's 1994 death
DALLAS – A 78-year-old prisoner who says he killed about 90 people over nearly four decades as he moved around the country pleaded guilty to murder Thursday in the 1994 strangulation of a Texas woman.
Suspect wanted in drive-by shooting of Katy youth arrested
Harris County Sheriff's Office Violent Crime investigators say that Omarion Philip Bailey turned himself into HCSO deputies at the 49 San Jacinto Bonding Office Thursday night.
Livingston woman arrested, charged with intoxication manslaughter in connection to fatal February wreck
POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Officers with the Alabama Coushatta Police Department arrested a Livingston woman for intoxication manslaughter Thursday in connection to a fatal wreck that occurred back in February.
Abby Livingston, Texas Tribune
With Democrats Taking Over U.S. House, GOP-Heavy Texas Delegation Could See More Retirements. By Abby Livingston, Texas Tribune • Nov 28, 2018. It's not a lot of fun to be a U.S. House Republican in Texas these days. Since Donald Trump was sworn in as president two years ago, the Texas delegation in
Texas hockey player attacks defenseless opponent with stick in disturbing video
A disturbing video has emerged showing a high school hockey player using his stick as a weapon to repeatedly strike a defenseless opponent laying on the ice -- a brutal attack one league official called "the worst thing that I've seen on video."
Groveton High School students host 4th Annual Kicks for Kids Project
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - This year marks the fourth year Groveton High School has held their Kicks for Kids Project. Students sell paper shoes for a $1 each to local businesses and anyone who would like to donate, and the shoes are displayed with their names on them in the school.
Polk County grand jury indicts man who allegedly sent harassing messages to law firm
LIVINGSTON TX (KTRE) - A Polk County grand jury indicted a 43-year-old man on a third-degree felony stalking charge last week in connection to allegations that he sent multiple harassing electronic messages to the office of a local attorney.
Massive haul of meth, cocaine, heroin seized at US-Mexico bridge
A drug bust at the U.S.-Mexico border in Texas earlier this week exposed nearly $7 million worth of narcotics at a cargo facility. Border agents at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge cargo facility were alerted to a commercial shipment of stone blocks on Monday. Officers with drug-sniffing dogs
Texas A&M unlikely to make return trip to Boston College next season after cancellation of this year's game
COLLEGE STATION -- Nothing is official, but Texas A&M will likely not make a return trip to Boston College next season after the Eagles' travel issues caused the first leg of a home-and-home in College Station to be canceled last Saturday.
Rock Hall reveals 2019 inductees: Def Leppard, Stevie Nicks, Janet Jackson on the list
CLEVELAND — Rock ‘n’ roll has new royalty. The seven inductees soon to be cemented in music history at the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2019 are… This class was selected from 15 total nominees, and each will formally be inducted at the Barclays Center in New York on March 29, 2019. So crank up the
House from 'A Christmas Story' lets fans stay the night
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- For many, the movie "A Christmas Story" is a holiday classic. Now, lucky fans will get to relive the tale. The home featured in the 1983 film is also a museum in Cleveland, Ohio.
Polk County traffic stop leads to 5 drug arrests, seizure of weed, ecstasy
POLK COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - A traffic stop in Polk County resulted in the sheriff’s office making five arrests and seizing marijuana, ecstasy pills, and a large amount of drug paraphernalia Tuesday.
Super Bowl champion helps Groveton High School get grant to ensure player safety
GROVETON, TX (KTRE) - Super Bowl Champion Lane Johnson is giving back to his home town school. Thanks to Johnson’s help, the Groveton Indian football program was recently awarded a $5,000 grant through the NFL’s Super Bowl grant program.
Shuttered Sears heralds mall demolition
The longstanding and beloved Sears department store is now a part of Baytown’s past, as the anchor store at the San Jacinto Mall closed for good Sunday. The decision to close the Baytown store was made by the Sears Holding Corporation, which has been closing unprofitable locations.
Water covers road near East Fork of San Jacinto River as flooding peaks
NEW CANEY, Texas - Water covered a road Tuesday along the East Fork of the San Jacinto River as flooding peaked. Video showed water covering FM Road 1485 near the border between Harris and Montgomery counties. The road becomes FM Road 2100 in Harris County.
1 deputy, 2 officers shot while serving warrant in NE Harris County
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Negotiators are trying to coax a barricaded man from a home in northeast Harris County after a sheriff's deputy and two officers from the Texas Attorney General's Office were shot while serving a felony warrant.
Minister accused of stealing $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A former minister is accused of stealing more than $800,000 from Houston's First Baptist Church. Prosecutors say Jerrell G. Altic, 40, embezzled the money over a six-year period that ended in November 2017. Altic's attorney says Altic has admitted to stealing the money.