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Massive kids consignment sale returns to Sherman

SHERMAN, Texas -- Just Between Friends calls itself North America's leading children and maternity consignment event. The sale is held twice a year in Sherman. Parents are able to get necessary items for their kids at extremely reasonable prices.


Body found near Sherman food processing plant

SHERMAN, Texas -- A body was discovered Thursday morning near the Tyson Foods plant. Police said the remains were found in the 4700 block of Howe Drive. Investigators said they ware working to determine the identity of the body and the circumstances surrounding the death.


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.


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.


Community pitching in to help Sherman Vietnam veteran in run down home

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII) - A Vietnam Veteran may be forced out of his home because it is literally falling apart, but one woman is putting the word out to try to keep that from happening and make his house livable again.


Charter school looking at Sherman, Denison

A new charter school is taking public input to gauge interest in bringing a new campus to either Sherman or Denison. Responsive Education Solutions recently began looking into bringing one of its charter schools to the area. The nonprofit organization currently runs over 70 charter schools in Texas,


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.


South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu

CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha


Woman indicted for Denison manslaughter

Denison, Tex. (KXII) - A woman accused of killing a man in car crash in June has been indicted. Keri Benedict charged with manslaughter and criminally negligent homicide after veering into the left lane and hitting an oncoming driver.


QuikTrip planning to bring second location to Sherman

QuikTrip is looking to build a second location in Sherman. The Sherman Planning & Zoning Commission voted Tuesday during the consent agenda to approve a site plan for a QuikTrip location in the Sherman Crossroads development on the northwest corner of the U.S. Highway 75 and FM 1417 intersection.


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 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.


Sherman teacher, coach invents device to help baseball players with batting technique

SHERMAN, Tex. (KXII)- Stuart Slakey has been coaching baseball and softball players in Texoma for the past 10 years. He wanted to help his young athletes develop a better hitting technique.


Central Texas woman sentenced for stealing thousands from nonprofits

HILLSBORO, Texas (KWTX) A Central Texas woman who was arrested in July 2018, after admitting to stealing tens of thousands of dollars from the Whitney Ministerial Alliance, has been sentenced after pleading guilty.


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


Sherman symposium is legal showcase

SHERMAN, Texas -- The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals, the state's highest court for criminal cases, led a symposium at Austin College on Wednesday. The event offered students and citizens to get a first-hand look at the Texas legal system. Students and professors from schools in Dallas and througho


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


73 hate groups tracked in Texas, 6 located in Austin

AUSTIN, Texas — According to Southern Poverty Law Center's website, there were 73 hate groups a part of 55 different organizations tracked in Texas in 2018. The research by SPLC on the groups, their stance and location is located below:


12 Senators oppose Texas Secretary of State Whitely; could block his nomination

AUSTIN, Texas — All 12 Democrats in the Texas Senate have publicly confirmed they are opposed to confirming embattled Secretary of State David Whitley, giving them more than enough votes to block his nomination if they’re all in the chamber when the vote comes up.