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Nacogdoches man killed in shooting

Nacogdoches police on Saturday continued to investigate a fatal shooting on Lola Street that killed an 18 year old. Damien Wade of Nacogdoches was found dead of a gunshot wound when police arrived to investigate a shooting just before 8 p.m. Thursday in the 2200 block of Lola St., Assistant Chief Mi


Nacogdoches police collect evidence at shooting homicide scene

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - Nacogdoches police are collecting evidence from the scene where a shooting victim was found Thursday night. The victim, identified as Damien Wade, 18, was found at a location on Lola Street near a wooded area.


Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police

A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re


Human skull found on property

NACOGDOCHES — Nacogdoches County authorities have confirmed that a skull found on a rural property is human. Precinct 4 Constable David Stone said his office was dispatched to a home in the 1200 block of County Road 335 around 9:45 a.m. Thursday to investigate a report of “possible human remains.” T


Central Texas coalition working to end veteran homelessness

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Across the area, the Central Texas Homeless Coalition is working to provide resources to end veteran homelessness. According to a "point in time" count conducted in January, there were 31 veterans identified between Bell, Coryell, Lampasas and Hamilton counties.


POLICE REPORTS: Coin thief breaking into washing machines

Someone broke into several washing machines and took coins in the 1300 block of Paul Avenue Thursday. Someone broke out the glass door at Cici’s Pizza overnight Thursday. A man reported his passport stolen from his vehicle Thursday.


East Texas singer turned ‘American Idol’ favorite engaged to former fellow contestant

NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - An East Texas singer turned “American Idol” favorite is now off the market, announcing his engagement to a former fellow contestant. The Shelbyville native announced his engagement to Gabby Barrett on March 22 via Facebook.


Waco: Central Texas Girl Scouts hold 7th annual "STEM Fest"

WACO, Texas (KWTX) S.T.E.M, stands for Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math. Important subjects to know, as the Central Texas Girl Scouts are doing their part to learn about the different subjects in the 7th annual "STEM Fest."


Nacogdoches a pilot site for veteran services

A Texas Health and Human Services Commission pilot project launched in Nacogdoches and five other Texas cities this year aims to provide mental health services for active military, veterans and their families.


Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants


Thousands of pups march across Austin in the Mighty Texas Dog Walk

AUSTIN (KXAN) — Thousands of dogs are taking over the city Saturday morning, and it's all for a great cause. The 20th annual Mighty Texas Dog Walk will see hundreds of people gather for a plethora of family-friendly events including live music and a costume contest all in an effort to raise money fo


Game wardens cite Angelina establishments for seafood violations

Texas game wardens sent out notice to numerous establishments in Angelina County last week that were found circumventing regulations on commercial seafood. Numerous facilities were targeted across multiple East Texas counties during the two-day inspection operation, and game wardens issued more than


Skull believed found in county

Nacogdoches County authorities are investigating the discovery of possible human remains. According to the activity log released by the Nacogdoches County Sheriff's Office Friday morning, what is believed to be a human skull was discovered in the 1200 block of CR 335 around 9:45 a.m. Thursday.


Mutton Bustin’ Kicks Off Night One of the Nacogdoches Rodeo

Night number one of the Nacogdoches Pro Rodeo and Steer Show produced some great rides before the actual rodeo even got under way at 7:30. That's because at 7 we kicked off our annual mutton bustin' competition.


How’s Your Home Internet Service?…DETCOG Wants to Know

Deep East Texas Council of Governments (DETCOG) wants to hear about your internet service, or lack of internet service, in meetings it is holding in each of its 12 counties. These meetings are part of a Broadband Internet study the agency is conducting in the region.


Local briefs: Plans under way for Spring Fling

The Nacogdoches Farmer Market has scheduled its annual Spring Fling for Saturday, March 30, and booth applications are available. The market is open from 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday, rain or shine, with vendors offering fresh produce such as greens, turnips, carrots, lettuce, onions, seedlings, pa


SFA softball sweeps Houston Baptist in Friday doubleheader

Seeking their first Southland Conference series sweep of 2019, the SFA softball clinched its second league series of the season and took two from visiting Houston Baptist Friday afternoon at the SFA Softball Field in Nacogdoches.