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Grass fire near Pampa contained

PAMPA, TX (KFDA) - The grass fire burning near Pampa on Thursday afternoon has been contained, according to the City of Pampa. The City of Pampa and Hoover Volunteer Fire Department responded to the grass fire near Pampa on South Barnes Street earlier this afternoon. Skellytown and Lefors later arri


Gray County fire crews battling grass fire

GRAY COUNTY, Texas (KVII) — Crews from the Pampa Fire Department and Hoover Volunteer Fire Department are working a grass fire on S. Barnes to the southeast of Pampa. According to officials, the fire is near Bob Douthit Auto.


Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed

ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio


Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


2 arrested after officials find $1 million worth of cocaine in Gray County

GRAY CO., TX (KFDA) - Two people have been arrested after a Texas Department of Public Safety trooper found $1 million worth of cocaine during a traffic stop in Gray County. On February 19, a federal complaint was filed regarding traffic stop turned drug bust in Gray County on U.S. Highway 60.


Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.


Girls' High School Basketball Bi-District Playoff Round

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - Watch the video above to see our highlights from Monday's busy night for high school basketball. Amarillo High defeats Wichita Falls 98-27. Aledo defeats Randall 49-40.


Man robs Texas store, sets customer on fire

PALESTINE, Texas (KWTX) A suspect was in custody Thursday evening after a man robbed a convenience store in Palestine at gunpoint, ordered the clerk and a customer to sit on the floor, bound them with duct tape, doused both with lighter fluid, and then set one of the two women on fire.


Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.


Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut

A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol. Lane Kiesling, 16, told KXAS-TV he was told his bangs were getting long and were against Hico High School’s dress code.


Pampa Man Arrested on Possession of Child Porn Charges

PAMPA, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - A Pampa man has been arrested on possession of child porn charges. Joshua Freeman has been accused of using a Dropbox account to share the videos on the internet.


Texas couple loses unborn infant in crash en route to a hospital

WOOD COUNTY, Texas (KLTV) A young East Texas couple was seriously injured and lost their baby, who died after a tragic car wreck on the way to the hospital. Twenty-year-old Jessica Mitchell and 23-year-old Justin Mitchell were over-the-moon excited to meet their brand new baby boy, their family says


Texas Experiencing High Influenza Activity Levels Report Says

Texas is experiencing a high level of influenza-like illness (ILI) the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. New York City and 29 states are also experiencing a high activity level of ILI.


Arlington doesn't have a public mass transit system, so how do you get around? Curious Texas investigates

It’s difficult to commute between Arlington and other Dallas-Fort Worth cities unless you own a car or are willing to pay a hefty ride-sharing bill. The suburb — home to Six Flags Over Texas, Hurricane Harbor, AT&T Stadium and Globe Life Park — is one of the largest U.S. cities without a public mass


Texas Theatre's Cine Mexicano Film Series features prominent Latino filmmakers

Prominent Mexican-American filmmakers will be featured during the Cine Mexicano Film Series that kicks off on March 2 at the Texas Theatre, with Alejandro González Iñárritu's triptych narrative debut Amores Perros.


1 arrested after drug bust in Carson County

CARSON COUNTY, TX (KFDA) - A man has been arrested after Texas Department of Public Safety troopers found marijuana and THC products in his vehicle during a traffic stop in Carson County on Wednesday.


Texas Panhandle Builders Association 2019 Home Improvement Show

AMARILLO, Texas (KAMR/KCIT) - The Texas Panhandle Builders Association is hosting the 2019 Home Improvement Show starting Friday and going through Sunday. Participants will be able to see all the latest trends and styles as well as talk to experts. The event will also help discover financial tools t


Tx Panhandle colleges and hospitals plan to combat shortage of rural nurses

AMARILLO, TX (KFDA) - Colleges and hospitals across the Texas Panhandle are starting a program to increase the quality and quantity of nursing in rural areas. Recent studies forecast the shortage of rural nurses will become worse, so this plan hopes to change that in the area.


DPS seizes more than $118,000 cash, small amount of marijuana during traffic stop

CARSON COUNTY, Texas (KVII) — The Texas Department of Public Safety seized more than $118,000 in cash and a small amount of marijuana Sunday after a Texas Highway Patrol Trooper stopped a vehicle in Carson County.