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R. Kelly charged with multiple counts of sexual abuse, reports say

CHICAGO - Chicago prosecutors have charged R&B star R. Kelly with 10 counts of aggravated sexual abuse, according to media reports citing court records. Thursday's charges come after years of allegations directed at Kelly, accusing the now 52-year-old of sexual misconduct involving women and underag


Huntsville powerlifters showcase strength in Shepherd, The Woodlands

With the regional meet right around the corner, the Huntsville powerlifting teams had a busy weekend. Several Hornets and Lady Hornets competed at Shepherd, while a few other Hornets lifted in The Woodlands.


UPDATE: 2 killed by rooftop gunman in east Houston ambush identified

HOUSTON - A rooftop gunman who police say shot four people, killing two, is still on the loose after a Thursday evening shooting. The incident happened around 4:50 p.m. in the 12800 block of Eastbrook Drive, Houston Police Chief Art Acevedo said. The area is near the intersection of Maxey Road and W


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


Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.



Over the past few months, Houston SPCA has mad several trips to the 500 block of County Road 331 in Cleveland to check on tip calls about several heads of cattle severely malnourished. Calls then started coming into Liberty County Precinct 6 Constable John Joslin’s Office. Joslin and deputies went t


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.


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.



On Wednesday, February 20, 2019, at 4:16 pm, MCHD, and Liberty County units responded to a crash involving a Chevrolet C2500 pickup on FM 2090 near the Liberty/Montgomery County line. Units arrived to find the driver, 62-year-old Sherry Bowles of Splendora deceased on the scene. A 3-year-old female


Texas lawmaker files bill to add 'In God We Trust' to government buildings

AUSTIN, Texas — On Thursday, Rep. Kyle Biedermann of Fredericksburg filed a bill in the Texas House of Representatives to add the U.S. national motto, In God We Trust, to the state’s government buildings.


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.


Friday morning accident leaves one trapped, sends two to the hospital

Just after 11 am Friday morning, New Waverly Firefighters and Walker County EMS crews were dispatched to reports of a serious accident on FM 2296 near the Phelps Community. New Waverly Engine 75 responded from their station on Hwy 75 at FM 2296 and were on scene in only a couple minutes, reporting t



Just before 7am MCHD and NMCFD were dispatched to a report of a male in his 20’s deceased in the ditch at Walker Road and SH 105 East. They arrived and confirmed the male was deceased. DPS is working it as a possible auto-pedestrian crash. However, they are waiting for autopsy for final determinatio


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.


South Texas 8-year-old dies from flu-like symptoms just hours after diagnosis

A South Texas family is seeking answers after their son suddenly died from flu-like symptoms. Relatives of 8-year-old Martin Campbell said he started feeling sick on Sunday -- he was dead just hours later.


Texas cheerleader’s final moments before gas explosion at house kills her captured on video

A Texas girl’s family released shocking video that shows the 12-year-old cheerleader’s final moments before a gas explosion tore through her home and killed her last year. "Good morning, guys. It is 6:02 a.m.," Linda "Michellita" Rogers whispered in the Feb. 23, 2018 video. Those words were among th


New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft charged with solicitation of prostitution in sex sting

JUPITER, Florida (KTRK) -- Police in Florida have charged New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with misdemeanor solicitation of prostitution, saying they have videotape of him paying for a sex act inside an illicit massage parlor.


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.


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.


One injured after wreck near Phelps Community

A mid-morning crash near the Phelps Community left one person in critical condition. According to officials, just after 11 am Friday morning, New Waverly Firefighters and Walker County EMS crews were dispatched to reports of a serious accident on FM 2296. New Waverly Engine 75 responded and reported