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Forest service arrests Longview man on timber theft charge in Harrison County

COLLEGE STATION — Texas A&M Forest Service law enforcement investigators have arrested a 59-year-old Longview man on a charge of timber theft in Harrison County. Edward Tom Williams of Longview was arrested April 4 on a warrant for theft of property valued between $2,500 and $30,000. He was released


Harrison County Jail makes non-compliant list; works on solutions

Harrison County has been placed on the Texas Minimum Jail Standards non-compliance list after inspectors with the Texas Commission on Jail Standards cited the jail for six issues during their examination last month.


Three dozen arrested in Central Texas gang crackdown

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Three dozen violent offenders and fugitives were arrested during a large-scale three-day gang crackdown in Killeen and Bell County, police said Friday evening.


Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker Marries Marshall Artist

They met at Louisiana Tech more than 60 years ago, dated for awhile, drifted apart and finally reunited in 2015. Thursday they made it official. Bossier City Mayor Lo Walker and Connie Westergaard Cash, a Marshall, Texas artist, married in a small ceremony at First Baptist Church Bossier.


Motorcycle wreck shuts down traffic on West Loop 281 in Longview

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Crews are responding to a wreck on Loop 281 in Longview involving a motorcycle and pickup. According to the Longview Fire Department, they are responding to a crash with reported injuries in the 3600 block of West Loop 281.


East Texas man gets life sentence for aggravated robbery

GREGG COUNTY, Texas — A jury sentenced an East Texas man to life in prison on Thursday. According to Gregg County Criminal District Attorney’s Office, a jury found Michael Fred Houston guilty of aggravated robbery of an elderly individual.


Longview police clear scene of wreck at Marshall Avenue, Gilmer Road

LONGVIEW, TX (KLTV) - Longview police have cleared the scene of a wreck that happened around 9:30 Thursday morning. Two SUVs were involved in the crash at the intersection of Marshall Avenue and Gilmer Road. Officials say one vehicle was traveling eastbound on Marshall Avenue and was t-boned while t


Texas cops find 275 pounds of pot next to baby in car seat, women arrested: report

Texas Border Patrol officials said they discovered a baby in a car seat next to 275 pounds of marijuana after they pulled a vehicle over last Friday, a report said. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, both of Texas, were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to dis


Woman Sues Texas Water Park For $1M After Son Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

WACO (CBSDFW.COM) – The mother of a surfer who died from a “brain-eating amoeba” after visiting a surf park in Texas has filed a $1 million wrongful death lawsuit. New Jersey native Fabrizio Stabile died in September 2018. The man’s mother, Rita Stabile, claims BSR Surf Resort, owners of Parsons Bar


Family, friends launch search efforts for missing man

The family and friends of 34-year-old Howard “Howie” Waldon, who has been missing since this past weekend, has launched a search in hopes of finding him. “We have some folks from some search and rescue groups that want to come and help,” Waldon’s wife, Amanda Evans Waldon, said Thursday, noting the


Marshall, Harrison County Texas Aggie Muster set Saturday

Former students of Texas A&M University will assemble in Harrison County on Saturday, April 20 for the annual Texas Aggie Muster, an Aggie tradition that dates back to 1883. The event will take place at 5:30 p.m. Saturday at Catfish Village off Interstate 20 in Waskom. Dinner will be served. The Agg


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.


Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard

Union Pacific is "pausing" construction of its new $550 million rail yard in Texas. The Omaha, Neb.-based company said it will shift the money it committed this year to the Brazos project to instead make improvements to its 760-mile line running from El Paso to Los Angeles.


Trials loom for 2 suspects in 2017 murder of Central Texas teen

COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KWTX) Trials are looming for two of the four suspects charged with murder in connection with shooting death of a Copperas Cove teenager in 2017. Larry Anthony Quinn Thomas, 17, was shot to death on Nov. 9, 2017.


Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done'

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Madisyn Cox has always been competitive. She's testing that spirit in a new way. Cox, 23, is suing Dallas-based Cooper Clinic, claiming it "produced, distributed, and sold" a multivitamin that turned out to be tainted with Trimetazidine. The drug is known to aid in improving the c


Hello, stranger: How doorbell cameras in North Texas are helping police and residents catch bad guys

The first calls came into Frisco’s 911 dispatch center early one morning in late January. Residents were reporting a string of car burglaries, and they had video to prove it.


California 'house of horrors' parents sentenced to life in prison

The California “house of horrors” parents who abused and tortured 12 of their 13 children were sentenced to life in prison Friday with the possibility of parole after 25 years.


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.


Feds say North Texas man made $374,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards gotten with mailman's help

A North Texas man is accused of making nearly $375,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards that he got with the help of a mail carrier who intercepted them as they were out for delivery.


Texas A&M's greatest tradition is over a century old and connects Aggies worldwide by honoring the fallen

Editor's note: this story was originally published on June 29, 2017. College football is known for its tradition, especially with Texas teams. But Texas A&M’s most special tradition has nothing to do with football, or sports for that matter.