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For the second time, U.S. Supreme Court reverses death sentence decision for Texas inmate Bobby Moore

The U.S. Supreme Court again struck down a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals decision that declared a death row inmate did not have an intellectual disability. The high court ruled on Tuesday that Bobby Moore has shown he is intellectually disabled and, for the second time in the case, knocked down an


Palestine Police Department holding Spanish classes

PALESTINE, Texas — The Palestine Police Department is holding Spanish classes from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. every Monday and Wednesday until April 10, 2019. According to a flyer on the department's Facebook page, the classes are sponsored by Unidos.


Palestine crews repairing sewer force main break on Loop 256

PALESTINE, Texas — City of Palestine crews are working to repair a 18-inch sewer force main break on Loop 256 since the early hours of Monday morning. According to the city's Facebook page, crews will continue to work through Monday night until the line is fully repaired.


Body of missing Texas boyfriend found, but girlfriend's whereabouts a mystery

Weltzin Garcia and Alfonso Hernandez had a problematic relationship, but remained linked to each other through their two young children. A few weeks ago, police issued a warrant for Hernandez’s arrest for domestic violence, according to Texas media outlets. But days after the warrant was issued both


University Academy to break ground on expansion

Eleven months after announcing the University Academy would continue in Palestine, the University of Texas at Tyler will break ground for a $1-million building on Wednesday. The groundbreaking will occur at least two months later than originally predicted. Last June, the university announced plans t


High school basketball: Elkhart boys claim 4th seed with victory over Westwood

FRANKSTON — Westwood High School's Mario Black canned a 3-pointer from the baseline to cut Elkhart's lead to 30-26 with 5:46 left in the third quarter. “I looked at the scoreboard and saw a four-point spread, so I thought we had a chance,” said Westwood head coach Corey Krampen, whose Panthers score


2 Texas men sentenced for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 'millions'

SHREVEPORT, La. — Two Texas men were sentenced to 63 months in prison Tuesday for trafficking more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl through Louisiana, enough to kill “millions” of people, according to authorities.


Let’s Go PALESTINE Saturday, Feb. 19-Friday, Feb. 25

The Anderson County Negro Historical Preservation Committee presents its fourth annual Tea Gala with the theme “Walking in favor” based on Psalm 5:12 at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the Ben E. Keith Community Room.


More than $12M worth of meth seized in Texas, CBP says

A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was uncovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday. The agency’s Office of Field Operations (OFO), stationed at the Pharr International Bridge, carried out the drug seizure on Saturday,


Police arrest husband of Central Texas shooting victim

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Police Tuesday arrested the husband of a Waco woman who was found dead in her home on Feb. 3 of multiple gunshot wounds. Quest Jones, 28, of Waco, is charged in the shooting death of Sherrell Carter, 26.


African American, U.S. history one, educator says

* 9 a.m. Friday, Washington Early Childhood Center, 1020 W. Hamlet St. For more information call the school at (903)731-8030. * 6 to 9 p.m. Saturday at Museum for East Texas Culture, 4000 S. Micheaux St. For more information, contact Mitchell Jordan, (903) 221-4591.


Winter Weather Advisory For Parts Of North Texas; Sleet Possible In Some Parts

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The National Weather Service says a storm system could produce snow and ice in Texas and Oklahoma. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for most of Tuesday through Wednesday morning for parts of western Texas, much of Oklahoma and into northwestern Arkansas.


Mexican Restaurant Bartender In Texas Receives 'Tip' To 'Build The (Expletive) Wall Now'

A customer who dined in a Mexican restaurant Sunday in West Texas didn’t leave gratuity for their server, but rather suggested a “tip.” After a plate of asado with two tortillas and one Mexican beer, the customer left the tip line blank under the $17.55 total amount and, instead, wrote a message.


Teen escapes from Texas immigrant shelter

BROWNSVILLE, Texas (KWTX) Authorities are searching for a teenager who escaped from an immigrant children’s shelter in Brownsville. Two teenagers managed to flee from the Casa Padre Southwest Key facility, but one of the two was later captured and was in the custody of Brownsville police.


Popularity of CBD oil growing in Central Texas

CENTRAL TEXAS (KWTX) After operating for three months the CenTex CBD store is going strong. CBD or Cannabidiol oil is a non-intoxicating substance which is extracted from the cannabis plant.


Medical Examiner: No Foul Play In Death Of Irving Woman Found Submerged In Car

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials have identified a woman’s body found inside a red car submerged in a lake in Henderson County, southeast of Dallas. Brenda Lizbeth Montanez-Perez, 25, from Irving, was reported missing January 27.


Unopposed McCoy will become new Elkhart mayor

Jennifer McCoy, wife of Elkhart Volunteer Fire Chief Randy McCoy, is running unopposed. The deadline to file for a spot on the ballot was Friday, 5 p.m. McCoy was the only candidate who filed.


Detained Mexican migrant dies in Texas hospital

MCALLEN, Texas — A Mexican man detained by Border Patrol for illegal re-entry died Monday at a hospital in Texas. The 45-year-old man, who was not immediately identified, was initially apprehended Feb. 2 by police in the Texas border community of Roma and requested medical attention, U.S. Customs an


Proposed bill would allow beer-to-go at licensed breweries across Texas

In a major move, the Beer Alliance of Texas and Texas Craft Brewers Guild have come to an agreement on two bipartisan companion bills that would allow beer-to-go at licensed breweries across Texas.


Ramps From Interstate 30 to Texas 360 Closed Due to Jackknifed Big-Rigs

The eastbound and westbound ramps from Interstate 30 to Texas 360 in Arlington are closed due to two jackknifed tractor-trailers, police say. "Commercial Vehicle Enforcement inspectors are on scene investigating what happened and trying to get the ramps back open," police said in a tweet at about 1: