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Snyder wind damage not a tornado

ABILENE, Texas — The National Weather Service in Midland released a preliminary storm report Friday afternoon concerning the Wednesday morning storm damage in Snyder. After surveying Snyder Thursday, they determined the early Wednesday morning storm damage was not caused by a tornado.


Man’s ‘badly decomposed’ body found inside closet in Texas, police say

A grisly discovery was made in Texas on Thursday when a man’s body was found inside a closet, authorities said. Officers with the San Antonio Police Department arrived at the scene in response to “a call for a DOA,” police said in a statement. At the address was an apartment building, MySanAntonio.c


Snyder family picking up the pieces after home destroyed by storm

SNYDER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - It was a busy night for first responders all across the Big Country, as winds swept through the state, wreaking havoc on the City of Snyder. Hundreds huddled in their houses hoping to escape inevitable damage in the morning.


Snake removers find 45 rattlesnakes underneath Texas house

Two Texas snake removers found 45 rattlesnakes underneath a house when responding to a call. The snake removers were able to successfully remove all of the animals from the home.


Overturned RV snarls southbound traffic on I-35 in Central Texas

WEST, Texas (KWTX) An RV that overturned Thursday on Interstate 35 snarled southbound traffic in West. The crash was reported just before 5 p.m. Thursday near the FM 2114 exit, closing all of the southbound lanes.


Storm debris, power outages in Snyder possibly caused by tornado

SNYDER, Texas — The National Weather Service said storm debris and power outages in Snyder may have been caused by a tornado. “We have received a report of a possible tornado in Snyder," said the National Weather Service. "Initial touchdown around midnight near FM 1609/1607 intersection moving north


'We're treating them like animals.' Lawmakers debate bill to lower heat in Texas prisons

AUSTIN — Torture. Intolerable. A death sentence. These are some of the words used to described the conditions inside state jails and prisons in the summer months, when the hot Texas sun can push temperatures past 130 degrees. Lawmakers who heard the testimony Thursday — from guards, inmates' familie


Strong winds prompt rescues in Snyder

SNYDER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Wednesday morning's severe storms packed a punch and caused some rescues in the town of Snyder. The Snyder Volunteer Fire Department, said rescues were underway due to flipped over trailer's on the city's north end at about 1 a.m.


Abducted Central Texas children were bound with zip ties, duct tape

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) Two Belton children who turned up in Arizona with a truck driver a day after they were reported missing told authorities their hands were bound behind their backs with zip ties and their legs were secured with duct tape, an FBI probable cause affidavit says.


Leashed African Watusi Surprises Texas Petco Employees

ATASCOCITA, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Are ALL leashed pets really welcome at Petco? One couple took on the challenge!. Oliver the African Watusi paid a visit to a Petco in Atascocita, Texas (about 25 miles northeast of Houston) where he was met with “open arms.”


Hermleigh teen wins big at Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo

HERMLEIGH, Texas — A teenager from Hermleigh won big at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo Saturday. Lillyan Digby, 18, won Junior Market Grand Champion Steer. She sold her steer, Hank, for $625,000, setting a new world record.