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Police get two-for-one during felony arrest

While investigating the whereabouts of a Palestine man with a felony on his record, Palestine Police officers found two local residents with active felony warrants. Both were arrested and are in Anderson County Jail. On March 20, acting on information concerning the whereabouts of Vincent Williams,

PALESTINE HERALD-PRESS - 2018-03-21 23:47:00

One Teen killed, four others injured in single-vehicle rollover crash near Groesbeck

The Texas Department of Public Safety said one teen died and four other teens were injured in a single-vehicle rollover crash near Groesbeck overnight on Wednesday, March 14. Five teenagers were riding in a 1999 Chevrolet Blazer driven by a 17-year-old Mexia boy traveling south-west on LCR 398 about

GROESBECKJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-21 18:36:24

Blotter: Two men arrested in southwest Denton County after 85 pounds of pot found in vehicle

Two men were found with 85 pounds of marijuana Tuesday night after a Denton County sheriff's deputy searched their vehicle in the Northwest High School parking lot near Justin, according to an arrest affidavit. Daniel Sandoval Denton County Sheriff's Office Oscar Roberto Martinez and Daniel Jos

DENTON RECORD-CHRONICLE - 2018-03-21 22:49:51

GISD School Board Meeting Spans Nearly 4 Hours

Recognitions, Presentations, and Decisions for Board on a Smorgasbord of Agenda Items In a lengthy but important Groesbeck ISD school board meeting, the Board of Trustees sat through several presentations and thoroughly discussed important information in two separate executive sessions. The March 19

GROESBECKJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-21 18:31:05

Groesbeck Drinking water safe for consumption but unwanted by many, City of Groesbeck to send river samples for testing

Anyone living, working or just passing through the City of Groesbeck knows all about the current state of the local drinking water as it has been hot topic lately among those suffering through this years conditions. "Groesbeck water customers know by now that there are issues with the taste and smel

GROESBECKJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-21 18:33:28

Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce to host Health and Spring Peddlers Market planned for April

The Groesbeck Chamber of Commerce is planning its Spring Peddlers Market on Saturday, April 14th from 9 a.m to 2 p.m. at the Groesbeck's Convention Center at 106 E. Navasota Street in Groesbeck. Refreshments will be also available at the Convention Center. Set your calendars and datebooks for the Sp

GROESBECKJOURNAL.COM - 2018-03-21 16:15:33

Man shot, arrested after reportedly threatening residents

Emergency responders investigate a shooting of a man who allegedly threatened residents near Ethel Avenue and North 39th Street on Thursday evening. A resident shot at the man with a shotgun, causing pellets to ricochet and hit him in the legs.Staff photo - Kristin Hoppa A 22-year-old man was shot a

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-03-23 00:56:00

Early-morning crash sends one man to local hospital, another to jail

WACO, Texas (KWTX) An early-morning crash Thursday in Waco sent one man to a local hospital with life-threatening injuries and another to jail facing intoxication assault charges. Christopher Nell McNally was seriously injured when a 2012 Dodge Ram pickup struck his 2007 GMC Yukon at around 2 a.m. a

KWTX - 2018-03-22 17:26:00

Police bust heavily armed suspect with drugs

Police bust heavily armed suspect with drugs The Navarro County Sheriff's Cpl. William Grigsby with the assistance of Corsicana Police Officer Heath Hayes and Michael Brooks arrested Curtis Lloyd Perry, 38, for manufature/delivery of a controlled substance over four grams but under 200 grams Monday,


Henderson County teenager pleads guilty to possession of ricin, a biological toxin; faces up to 10 years in federal prison

A 19-year-old Athens man has pleaded guilty to the unlawful possession of ricin in the Eastern District of Texas, according to a news release. Abel Keith Fulton pleaded guilty Tuesday before U.S. Magistrate Judge John D. Love. According to information presented in court, from August to September 201


Weapons, ammo, drugs seized in Navarro Co

CORSICANA, TX - A reckless driver attracted attention of law enforcement leading to the recovery of weapons, ammunition and various drugs and the arrest of the driver. In a joint release, Navarro County Sheriff's Office and Corsicana police report they ahd received a complaint about a reckless drive


Possible skimming device found in Groesbeck

GROESBECK, Texas - The Groesbeck Police Department received a report on Wednesday of a possible skimming device at one of the local gas stations. An officer arrived and observed an internal skimmer, similar to the one pictured below, was placed inside one of the pumps. Copyright 2018 Nexstar Broadca

CENTEXPROUD.COM - 2018-03-21 20:00:03

Lorena police release new photos from credit union robbery

Lorena police have released more surveillance photos as they continue to search for a man who robbed a GENCO Federal Credit Union last week. Police said the man walked into the credit union, 230 N. Interstate 35 frontage road, on March 13 and slid a note to a teller demanding money. The teller gave

WACOTRIB.COM - 2018-03-21 22:07:00

Area father and son net mega bag of bass

A father loves watching his children succeed in competition. It's even more special when that father is competing alongside his child. It's not every day that a father and son have the opportunity to enter a competition as partners. Bass fishing tournaments are one example of where this actually hap


Multiple taken to hospital after vehicle crashes into tree

Multiple people have been transported to UT Health East Texas in Tyler after a car crashed into a tree in Jackson Heights. According to the Jackson Heights VFD, the wreck happened in the 17000 block of FM 2767 Sunday afternoon. Officials said one person was, "heavily entrapped in the wreckage." "


Navarro County Sheriff's Deputies assist man in partially submerged vehicle

Daily Sun photo/Ron Farmer Navarro County Sheriff's Deputies assisted a man about 7 p.m. Sunday after he drove through a fence on FM 3383 near Allison Ranch into a stock pond, partially submerging his vehicle. Navarro County Sheriff's Deputies Patrick Rider and Nick Wickliffe assisted a man about 7


Central Texas man sentenced to prison in child molestation case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A Waco man was sentenced to 20 years in state prison Monday after he admitted he sexually assaulted an underage girl. Judge Ralph Strother, in 19th District Court, accepted a guilty plea from Benito Diaz, Jr., and accepted a plea agreement between Diaz's lawyer, Russ Hunt, Sr., an


Waco: Man arrested after I-35 chase held on $24,500 bond

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A man arrested after a chase through Waco Saturday morning on Interstate 35 that ended when one of the tires of the stolen vehicle authorities say he was driving blew out remained jailed Monday in lieu of bonds totaling $24,500. Kveontae Williams-Wade, 20, of De Soto, is charged w


Hotel employee causes disturbance, assaults security officer, Bellmead police say

A Bellmead man is in the McLennan County Jail for allegedly assaulting a security officer Friday at a Bellmead hotel. According to Bellmead police, around 10:25 p.m., officers responded to a report of a disturbance at the hotel located in the 1300 block of Behrens Circle. When officers arrived at th


Authorities arrest 5 suspects in burglary ring

Four men and a woman have been arrested in connection to a McLennan County burglary ring that prompted more than a dozen burglary cases throughout the county, Sheriff Parnell McNamara said Monday. A warrant has been issued for a sixth suspect, he said. Authorities have arrested Lee Pickens, 43, Glen