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Seminole to begin search for new superintendent

SEMINOLE, TX (KCBD) - Gary Laramore, the superintendent of Seminole Independent School District, has submitted his resignation to the district. The district’s board of trustees will soon begin a search to fill his position.


Texas 14-Year-Old Was Fatally Stabbed by Friend, Who Said Victim 'Was Like a Sister to Me'

A Texas teenager was convicted Thursday of fatally stabbing her 14-year-old friend in 2018, when the suspect was 13, PEOPLE confirms. A Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman tells PEOPLE that the killer, now 14, was found guilty of delinquent conduct in juvenile court, which is equiv


Suspect accused of starting grass fires in Gaines County

GAINES COUNTY -- Authorities have arrested a man who they say is responsible for several grass fires in Gaines County. Bernhard Martens Klassen, 23, has been charged with Arson, a 2nd Degree Felony.


Central Texas sheriff named in suit alleging sexual assault

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco against Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman alleges that a former sheriff’s office employee was sexually assaulted more than 20 times and subjected to an “intolerable work environment.” The suit seeks unspecified actual, compensatory, p


Woman falls out pickup truck bed, dies on North Texas freeway

FORT WORTH, Texas - A woman was killed on Interstate 35 in Fort Worth after falling out the bed of a pickup truck. The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday on the freeway just south of Interstate 30.


Migrants brave the Rio Grande, looking toward Eagle Pass, Texas

Having traveled more than a thousand miles, the immigrants in Piedras Negras, Mexico -- mostly from Honduras -- come to this: the banks of the Rio Grande River. Just beyond is Eagle Pass, Texas, and the broader U.S.


North Texas Man Arrested 2nd Time For Exposing Himself To A Child

COPPELL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Out on bond for allegedly exposing himself to a child last year in Duncanville, Courtney Poole, 34, has been arrested for the same crime, this time in Coppell.


Texas license plates, golfball-size hail and more from Curious Texas this week

Happy Friday, Curious Texans! We answered three of your questions this week. Here's what we found:. 1. What happened to Vickery Park, an amusement park in Northeast Dallas? Vickery Park was located at 7400 Greenville Ave., near Walnut Hill Lane. It opened in the 1940s, around the time the small town


Andrews Police looking for two suspects that stole copper wire

The Andrews Police Department is seeking your help in finding two suspects that stole some copper wire from a local merchant in the City of Andrews. The Andrews PD posted on their Facebook page some camera footage from the outside of the store, revealing the two suspects walking around the business


Bills aim to allow Texas breweries to sell beer to-go

AUSTIN, Texas — Some people like to mark the end of the work week with a beer. But, if you're going to a local craft brewery, you won't be able to grab a six-pack to take home with you.


Bounty program looks to help control Texas' feral hog problem

A rollover accident on SH 130 near Manor that left a semi-truck driver injured was caused by feral hogs, officials said Friday. 40 gallons of gas needed to be cleaned after the early Thursday morning crash. Authorities said the driver slowed down when they noticed the hogs on the road, but they stil


Former North Texas Loan Officer Sentenced To 10 Years For Bank Fraud

SHERMAN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A former loan officer in North Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and must repay more than $2 million for executing a fake documents and bogus borrowers scam.


How the government abused eminent domain the last time it built a border fence in Texas

Once again, the Rio Grande Valley is seeing the signs that more border fencing is coming: construction equipment gathering near the Rio Grande, brush being cleared, residents receiving letters from the government asking to survey their property and possibly claim some of it through eminent domain. T


Will Texas and its big cities be ready for the 2020 Census? Some think a statewide effort is needed

Texas is expected to have gained about 4.5 million residents between 2010-2020 thanks in large part to the growth of the native-born Latino population and migration from other states.


Texas' school finance system is unpopular and complex. Here's how it works.

Despite their political rifts, Republicans and Democrats, House and Senate lawmakers, and rural and urban Texans all agree the state needs to change the way it funds public schools. That consensus is the culmination of decades of lawsuits against the state claiming Texas schools are not adequately o


Man convicted in New Mexico refutes claims of similar crimes in Texas

LOVINGTON, N.M. (KRQE) - A body shop owner in Texas is being investigated for the same crimes he was convicted of in New Mexico. He admits to breaking the law in New Mexico, but said he is a different man today.


Carrasco falls forward and signs with ENMU

No one could have seen this coming — not Roswell football coach Jeff Lynn; not even his teammates from the year before. Justin Carrasco played defensive back on defense with the feared hitter Brandon Perez. On offense, Roswell was lead in rushing by Gabe Najar. All Najar did was become all-state.


Bully Beds dog rescue gets back on its feet in Andrews

MIDLAND, TX (KWES) - The dog rescue Bully Beds has relocated from Midland to Andrews. The move comes after the organization was given a compliance deadline in 2018, and subsequently denied a kennel permit on January 8.


New Cheyenne Regional Health System Chief Executive Officer To Start In April

The Board of Trustees of the Cheyenne Regional Health System announced today that Timothy Thornell has accepted the system’s chief executive officer position. The system includes the 222-bed Cheyenne Regional Medical Center and Cheyenne Regional Medical Group, the largest multi-specialty group in th


Goddard boys lead district, undefeated

The Goddard Rockets and the Lady Rockets emerged as the frontrunners in their respective district races as both beat their arch-rivals from Artesia Tuesday night at Ground Zero.