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CITY: Palestine residents may experience low water pressure, no water after multiple water main breaks

PALESTINE, Texas — Three water main breaks have been reported following issues at the City of Palestine Water Treatment Plant caused by recent storms. According to city officials, the breaks occurred in the Westwood community, the Salt Works area and at the intersection of Spring Street and Virginia


Palestine city manager announces resignation

PALESTINE, TX (KLTV) - The city manager of Palestine has announced his resignation. Michael Hornes, who has been in the position since October 2017, said he is leaving Palestine.


6 killed in central Texas plane crash, authorities say

Updated at 6:50 p.m.: Revised throughout to include additional details. A man who was part-owner of a plane that crashed Monday in Texas, killing all six people aboard, said he and his friend who owned the plane regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in


Water crisis: Decades of neglect could take millions to fix

Following a crisis that left Palestine residents without water for nearly 24 hours – and clean drinking water for four days – city officials are scrambling for a state or federal grant that would help the city build a back-up generator for its waste treatment plant.


4 Found Dead Inside Fort Worth Home

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Fort Worth Police are investigating the discovery of four bodies inside a home in the 2000 block of Speckle Drive. Homicide detectives and crime scene search units are on the scene.


Southlake couple get 7 years in prison for enslaving woman in their house

A Southlake husband and wife were sentenced Monday to seven years in prison for forcing a young Guinean woman to work as a slave for more than a decade. Federal Judge Reed O’Connor sentenced Mohamed Toure and Denise Cros-Toure, both 58, to each serve 84 months in prison and pay the victim a total of


Palestine launches diplomatic campaign against U.S. “Deal of Century”

RAMALLAH, April 21 (Xinhua) — Palestinian Foreign Minister Riyadh al-Malki announced on Sunday the launch of a Palestinian diplomatic campaign to confront the U.S. Middle East peace plan, known as the “Deal of the Century.”


$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out. A Quick Pick ticket matching five of the six numbers drawn for the Oct. 27, 2018 drawing was purchased at Valero Corner Store located at 603 Harvey Road, in College Station, but


As Execution Nears, Texas Town Reflects On Infamous Dragging Death

JASPER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killin


Two Texas men die in head-on crash

LOVING, N.M. (AP) Authorities say two Texas men were killed when their vehicles collided head-on in southeastern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police says a vehicle driven by R.A. Steve Stephens, 19, of Trinity on Friday crossed the center line of State Road 128 near Loving and collided with a pi


Sentencing set for Southlake couple who forced girl to work as servant for years

A Southlake couple who were found guilty in January of forcing a young girl from Guinea to work for them for years are scheduled to be sentenced Monday afternoon in a federal courtroom.


Four Family Members Found Dead in North Fort Worth Home

Four members of the same family were found dead Monday in a home in North Fort Worth, police said. It happened in the 2000 block of Speckle Drive. Police said officers were not looking for any suspects and it was an isolated case.


Woman found dead in Watauga home. Man killed in shootout with Watauga police officers

A woman was found dead and a man was shot dead by Watauga police officers on Monday. Officers were answering a call about an emergency protective order about 10:30 a.m. and were informed a person at a home in the 6500 block of Wooddale Drive was not supposed to be there, according to reporting by CB


Twin brothers driving separate vehicles charged with DWI after crash that injured Texas deputies

Twin brothers driving separate vehicles were both charged with driving while intoxicated over the weekend after two deputies were injured in a crash on a Houston freeway. The Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office said in a Facebook post that officers were initially investigating a "major accid


Texas killer dies, questions still remain about girls' death

NAVASOTA, Texas – A man serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of several missing girls has collapsed and died in a Texas prison.


Dallas County District Attorney Addresses City Council Members About Plans for Criminal Justice Reform

Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot told city council members Monday how he plans to make swift changes to the way crimes are prosecuted in Dallas County. Creuzot outlined his policy for members of the Dallas City Council's public safety and criminal justice committee, who invited him to ex


Texas removes thousands of children from Medicaid each month due to red tape, records show

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.


Weekend crash leaves one Texas A&M student dead, another injured

COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) A weekend accident in College Station left a Texas A&M senior dead and a second student injured. Nathan Matos, 22, of New Jersey, died in the two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.


Texas mom missing after failing to pick up son from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas -- A 26-year-old Texas mom was scheduled to pick up her son from the babysitter on Wednesday night, but she never showed up. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing to the police after friends and family made several attempts to reach her by phone.


Several lanes closed on Gulf Freeway near Texas City after multi-vehicle crash

TEXAS CITY, Texas — Four lanes are closed on the Gulf Freeway near Hughes Road after a mutli-vehicle crash. The Texas City Police Department said about four to five cars are involved.