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One dead after late night house fire in Quitman

QUITMAN, TX (KETK) - One person has died after a late night house fire in Quitman on Monday, according to Quitman Fire Chief Scott Wheeler. The identity of the victim has not yet been released.


Concerns over Wood County animal conditions

ALBA, Texas — Pictures taken by the SPCA of East Texas at a home in Alba has many East Texans concerned. According to the organization, this is a case of medical neglect. SPCA of East Texas visited the home where they found multiple dogs apparently living in an unsanitary conditions.


Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Buyers Arrested by Undercover Cops Posing as Drug Dealers

Well, this is a new one. A gigantic drug raid mistake led to police officers arresting…well, each other. Turns out undercover cops in Detroit posed as drug dealers to help catch a pair of sellers. However, thanks to a “tiny” mess up, another undercover police group thought they were real drug dealer


Police: 4 found dead in Texas home members of same family

FORT WORTH, Texas – Investigators say four people found dead inside a Texas home were members of the same family and that all were shot. Fort Worth police said in a news release Tuesday that the bodies of the man, woman, boy and girl were found in the home in a residential development in the norther


1 dead in Wood County fatal crash

WOOD COUNTY, TX - One person died and two others were injured in a Saturday morning crash north of Hawkins. At 10:42 a.m. Saturday, Texas Department of Public Safety troopers responded to a two-vehicle crash on FM 14, about 2 miles outside of Hawkins.


Texas woman receives gonorrhea diagnosis after rash erupts on hands, body

A 20-year-old woman in Dallas, Tex., rushed to the hospital after waking one morning with a bumpy rash on her arms, legs, scalp and torso. She was later informed the unusual skin lesions were caused by a sexually transmitted disease (STD).


Suspect in custody after fleeing law enforcement, striking firefighter with vehicle

VAN ZANDT COUNTY, TX (KLTV) - A suspect is in custody after a manhunt that lasted most of the day Friday. According to Wood County Constable Pct 2 Kelly Smith, the suspect was taken into custody on Friday evening. His identity has not been released.


Year-Round Daylight Saving Time or Standard Time Approved by Texas House

The Texas House of Representatives approved a joint resolution Tuesday to allow Texas voters to choose whether they would like to permanently live under Daylight Saving Time or Standard Time.


Two U.S. soldiers stopped, one disarmed, near Texas border by Mexican troops who thought they had crossed into Mexico

Mexican troops confronted two American soldiers in a remote part of Texas who they thought had crossed into Mexican territory, reportedly disarming one of them, U.S. officials said.


Severe Thunderstorm Watch for parts of East Texas

TYLER, Texas (KETK) - A Severe Thunderstorm Watch is in effect for our northwestern counties until 5 AM Wednesday morning. Counties included: Hopkins, Rains, & Van Zandt. Here is an updated map of our current weather alerts. For specific county alerts, click here.


Texas Couple Held Girl as Slave for 16 Years, Called Her 'Dog' and 'Worthless'

A Texas couple who held a young girl from West Africa as a slave for 16 years were each sentenced Monday to seven years in federal prison, PEOPLE confirms. A press release from federal prosecutors states Toure and Cros-Toure must pay $288,620.24 in restitution to their victim, who managed to escape


3rd Grade Teacher In North Texas Arrested For Indecency With A Child

CORSICANA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A third grade teacher in Corsicana is in the Navarro County Jail charged with two counts of indecency with a child involving sexual contact. Ramon Santuario-Mendoza, 48, who teaches English Language Arts at Sam Houston Elementary, is on administrative leave as Corsica


Texas man charged with capital murder in 2016 slayings of 2 women

LONGVIEW, Texas (AP) Police say an inmate who just finished a state prison term in a firearms case has been arrested and charged in the 2016 shooting deaths of two women at a Longview apartment complex.


Thunderstorms Move Through North Texas Tuesday Night

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Several rounds of heavy rain have pushed through parts of North Texas and more are on the way overnight. Two to three inches of rain have fallen in some areas as of 10:00 p.m. Tuesday.


Texas House votes to legalize hemp, CBD oil, farming of industrial hemp

The Texas House on Tuesday gave broad preliminary approval to a bill that would allow farmers in the state to legally grow industrial hemp — a move lauded as a win for the state’s farmers.


Bill that would allow farmers to produce hemp clears Texas house

AUSTIN, TX (KETK) - A bill that would allow Texas farmers to grow hemp legally cleared the Texas House on Tuesday and will now move to the Senate. This is a major hurdle for farmers that are looking to get into the market for CBD oil and other hemp-derived products.


Worker hit by a beam, flown to a hospital in the Texas Medical Center

PRAIRIE VIEW, Texas — A 31-year-old worker has been flown to a hospital in the Texas Medical Center after sources tell KHOU 11 News the man was hit by a beam. It happened Tuesday evening, just before 6 o'clock.


Tyler PD asking for your help identifying a female suspect

TYLER, Texas — Tyler Police Department is asking for your help in identifying a female suspect who vandalized a church on April 19. According to police, at about 11:21 p.m. the suspect rode her bike to the Green Acres Baptist Church on Troup Hwy and spray painted the building with blue spray paint.


Grand Saline police: Officers arrest suspect following pursuit

GRAND SALINE, TX (KLTV) - One man was arrested following a pursuit through Van Zandt, Wood and Smith County. According to Grand Saline police, at about 6:15 p.m. Monday, an officer attempted to conduct a traffic stop on a suspected stolen vehicle. The suspect, who had warrants out for his arrest, fa


Houston high school's new dress code takes aim at parents

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston high school had adopted a new dress code that targets parents rather than students. James Madison High School will turn away parents if they appear wearing pajamas, hair rollers or leggings. Bonnets also are banned.