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Texas Man Allegedly Confesses To Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter With A Hammer
ORANGE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A police affidavit says a Texas man found naked and stained with blood told officers that he killed his 2-year-old daughter, who had been bludgeoned with a hammer.
Man robs Texas store, sets customer on fire
PALESTINE, Texas (KWTX) A suspect was in custody Thursday evening after a man robbed a convenience store in Palestine at gunpoint, ordered the clerk and a customer to sit on the floor, bound them with duct tape, doused both with lighter fluid, and then set one of the two women on fire.
Limestone County Sheriff's Office raising awareness of phishing scam
LIMESTONE COUNTY, Texas - The Limestone County Sheriff's Office has been investigating several complaints of a scam and want to make the public aware. A Limestone County resident recently received a pre-qualification letter (pictured below) for an unsecured loan. The letter contains a fraudulent web
Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video
A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th
Current And Former Texas Lawmakers On Hit List Of Accused “Domestic Terrorist”
WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A Coast Guard lieutenant who was arrested last week is a “domestic terrorist” who drafted an email discussing biological attacks and had what appeared to be a hit list that included prominent Democrats and media figures, prosecutors said in court papers.
Authorities searching for Barclay Community Center vandals
MEXIA, Texas (KWTX) The Falls County Sheriff's Office asked for the public's help to find the person or people responsible for damage at the Barclay Community Center located on FM 1772 over the weekend.
Texas couple loses unborn infant in crash en route to a hospital
WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) A young East Texas couple was seriously injured and lost their baby, who died after a tragic car wreck on the way to the hospital. Twenty-year-old Jessica Mitchell and 23-year-old Justin Mitchell were over-the-moon excited to meet their brand new baby boy, their family says
Gambling machines, cash seized from Mexia business
MEXIA, Texas - An illegal gambling investigation leads to a seizure of several gaming machines and cash from a Mexia business. The Joint Criminal Apprehension Team, consisting of members of both the Mexia Police Department and the Groesbeck Police Department, executed a search warrant on Wednesday a
South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha
Keurig Dr Pepper To Relocate Texas Headquarters From Plano To The Star In Frisco
PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Keurig Dr Pepper has announced that it will be moving its Texas headquarters from Plano to The Star in Frisco, home of the Dallas Cowboys. The Cowboys announced the new 350,000 square-foot facility that will be one of the homes to the company. The building is expected to
Central Texas woman sentenced for stealing thousands from nonprofits
HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) A Central Texas woman who was arrested in July 2018, after admitting to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Whitney Ministerial Alliance, has been sentenced after pleading guilty.
73 hate groups tracked in Texas, 6 located in Austin
AUSTIN, Texas — According to Southern Poverty Law Center's website, there were 73 hate groups a part of 55 different organizations tracked in Texas in 2018. The research by SPLC on the groups, their stance and location is located below:
Texas officials call it "property tax relief" — but legislation won't lower tax bills or decrease budgets
The 86th Legislature runs from Jan. 8 to May 27. From the state budget to health care to education policy — and the politics behind it all — we focus on what Texans need to know about the biennial legislative session.
Buc-ee's beaver statue creator, largest art foundry in Texas located in Bastrop
There's no denying how much Texans love Buc-ee's, especially the iconic beaver statue that greets you by the entrance. But little did many people know, the creator of those statues is right here in Central Texas, at the Deep in the Heart Art Foundry in Bastrop.
North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery
PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.
Texas liquor chain rings in spring with anticipated Dollar Sale deals
HOUSTON, Texas -- There are a few occurrences in life that no one looks forward to, like the return of tax season, the annual invasion of mosquitos, and anytime someone begins a conversation with "we need to talk." But occasionally, the cosmos does us a solid - like when Twin Liquors rolls out their
Texas gas prices make biggest weekly jump in nearly two years
Gas prices across the state of Texas jumped the highest amount week-to-week since 2017, according to AAA Texas. The average price for a gallon of gas statewide was $2.12 on Thursday. In Dallas, gas prices rose $0.17 from the previous week to an average of $2.14 which puts the city just slightly abov
Remission for Remington: Groesbeck football player fighting cancer returns home for treatment
GROESBECK, Texas — After almost four months in the ICU at the Texas Children’s Hospital in Houston, Groesbeck junior Remington Masters is back home with his family. Masters was diagnosed with non-hodgekins lymphoma in October.
Unaccompanied veteran burial to be held at Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery
KILLEEN, Texas — Texas Veterans Land Board Chairman George P. Bush announced Thursday that on Wednesday, Feb. 27 at 11 a.m., the Central Texas State Veterans Cemetery in Killeen will conduct an unaccompanied veteran burial for Specialist Hugh Gary Bryan, a U.S. SP5 Army veteran.
Son, daughter push for highway named in memory of slain father
J.R. Vicha was 11 when Billie Wayne Coble killed Vicha's father and grandparents, tied him up with three of his cousins and kidnapped Vicha's aunt. At 40, the Waco attorney and former prosecutor has already lived longer than his father, Waco police Sgt. Bobby Vicha. The respected and well-liked 18-y