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Women arrested in Texas had baby in car seat sitting next to 275 pounds of pot, authorities say

Two Texas women had an infant boy with them when they were pulled over with 275 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, authorities say. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, were taken into custody Friday morning on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute an


Feds say North Texas man made $374,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards gotten with mailman's help

A North Texas man is accused of making nearly $375,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards that he got with the help of a mail carrier who intercepted them as they were out for delivery.


Texas woman gets 15 years in jail for stealing $1.3M from rodeo

FORT WORTH, Texas – A former bookkeeper for the Stockyards Northside Rodeo has been sentenced to prison for stealing $1.3 million from the rodeo over three years. According to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office, D’ann Elizabeth Wagner was given a 15-year sentence after pleading g


Charges to remain against Texas driver who dodged paying over $5G in tolls with ‘license plate flipper’: cops

A Houston motorist was not quite free to drive off into the sunset on Thursday after a judge found “no probable cause” for the man’s arrest for allegedly using an illegal “license plate flipper” to avoid paying nearly $5,500 in tolls, authorities said.


4 Sentenced For Using Helicopter For $12,000 Hunt In Texas; ‘Would Make Sportsmen And Outdoor Enthusiasts Furious’

LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four men have been sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a $12,000 sporting hunt in South Texas where a helicopter was used to kill exotic animals.


Men On Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured After Authorities Get Tips

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two convicted felons on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been caught in unrelated arrests. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced the capture of 24-year-old Clifford Milton and 34-year-old Rodrigo Flores.


Humane Society of North Texas Hosts Free Adoption Event for All Pets Friday

Looking to add a new cat, dog, donkey or parakeet to your family? The Humane Society of North Texas is hosting a free adoption event Friday for all of their animals. The Humane Society said the event will be held Friday at all locations except for Keller Regional, along Rufe Snow, because that locat


Texas' prison heat bill a 'cop out' because it no longer forces units to lower temps, advocates say

AUSTIN — A bill that would have tackled high heat levels at state jails and prisons has been gutted and replaced with a cost study, a move inmate advocates called "a cop-out."


Strong storms leave some damage behind in Central Texas

(KWTX) Late-night thunderstorms packing powerful winds and heavy rain snapped tree limbs, downed trees, knocked down a local college’s digital billboard and left a Central Texas couple with a story to tell.


Texas Gov. Greg Abbott, AG Ken Paxton say Dallas DA's reforms 'could promote lawlessness'

Updated at 2:30 p.m.: Revised to include additional information from a Thursday news conference with law enforcement associations. Gov. Greg Abbott and Attorney General Ken Paxton, in a joint letter Thursday, criticized Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot's announcement that his office woul


ENGIE starts construction on Texas’ Jumbo Hill Wind

ENGIE North America has begun construction of the Jumbo Hill Wind project in Andrews County, Texas. With a total capacity of about 160 MW, Jumbo Hill is scheduled to be online by spring of 2020.


Volunteer firefighters risk their jobs responding to emergencies

ANDREWS, TX (KWES) - There are those who get paid to risk their lives to fight fires, but also those who volunteer to do it for free. Jeremy Profitt has been a volunteer firefighter for 23 years, and spent the last 5 of those in Andrews.


Solar and wind companies looking to build farms in Andrews County

ANDREWS COUNTY, Tx (KOSA) -- In the land where oil rigs are king, wind and solar farms are trying to make their way in. According to the Texas Comptroller Website, multiple solar companies and a wind company are looking to build farms in Andrews County over the next 2-3 years.


NMSP: Texas man dies in Lea County crash last week

LEA COUNTY, N.M. (NEWS RELEASE) - The following is a news release from New Mexico State Police:. On April 11, 2019 at around 10:08 p.m., the New Mexico State Police investigated a fatal crash at the intersection of U.S. 62/180 and State Road 176, west of Hobbs.


Murder suspect found in De Baca Co. cell

A traffic stop 30 minutes before the Lea County’s Sheriff’s Office was called on a report of a suspicious death helped Lea investigators arrest a suspect on a charge of murder.


Andrews holding special election addressing water supply concerns

ANDREWS, Texas (BIG 2 / FOX 24) - The city of Andrews is looking to redirect some of its sales tax revenue in its newest ballot item for May. According to the U.S. Census Bureau, the city has grown nearly 20% from 2010 to 2017.


Former Eagle Tony Benford enjoys incredible basketball journey

Now that the 2019 March Madness has ended with Virginia cutting down the nets in Minneapolis, we can look back at the excitement the tournament gave its fans. And in additon to the excitement of watching big schools getting upset and seeing future stars of the NBA in action at the collegiate level,


Andrews Vol. Firefighter takes truck to high school prom, fire department makes public apology

ANDREWS, Tx (KOSA) -- The following was posted by the Andrews Volunteer Fire Department on its Facebook page Sunday morning:. "The Andrews Volunteer Fire Department needs to make a public apology. Tonight we had a firefighter take our ladder truck out without authorization and make a appearance at t


Wild Wild West Fest offers live music, family-friendly fun

ANDREWS, TX (KWES) - Celebrating the diverse West Texas heritage and culture, the Wild Wild West rolls into Andrews Friday and Saturday. The Wild Wild West is a free event with live performances from Kyle Park, Grupo Pantera, and Los Palominos at the Ace Arena.


JC BASEBALL: Chaps split at NMJC but take over second place

HOBBS, N.M. — The Midland College baseball team split a Western Junior College Athletic Conference doubleheader against New Mexico Junior College on Sunday. The Chaparrals rallied to win the first game, 9-5, before losing the finale, 12-6.