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Tarleton PD arrests one for assault – family violence, arson

STEPHENVILLE (February 18, 2019) – Tarleton State University police officers arrested a 29-year-old nonstudent and charged him with arson Friday after receiving a call concerning a family violence incident.


Missing Addison college student's body found in East Texas lake

Officials searching for an Addison college student who went missing three weeks ago found her body and car submerged in an East Texas lake last week. Brenda Lizbeth Montanez Perez, 25, was last seen Jan. 27. She left a Plano barbecue early that morning and drove to her boyfriend's home in Log Cabin,


Brady Pendleton named Outstanding Young Alumnus at Tarleton Gala

Tarleton State University honored two alumni, a former faculty member and a prominent corporate partner on Saturday during the Alumni Association’s annual dinner and awards banquet.


Texas man who confessed in church to murder sentenced to life

BROWNWOOD, Texas (AP) A Texas man who confessed in front of his church congregation to the 2016 beating death of a fellow church-goer has been sentenced to life in prison. Ryan Riggs, 22, pleaded guilty Friday to capital murder in the death of 25-year-old Chantay Blankinship.


Texas jail bond reform bills could drastically change how bonds are set

WACO, Texas (KWTX)X Two identical bills just filed in the Texas Legislature would require counties to adopt a new system that would consider a defendant's flight risk and the community's overall safety, instead of the ability to pay to determine bond amounts.


Dublin’s Jared Ricks totals 1,405 at Stephenville Invitational Powerlifting Meet

The Honeybees and Yellow Jackets powerlifting teams both laid claims to third-place finishes at Stephenville Invitational Powerlifting Meet held Saturday in front of a packed house at Gandy Gym.


Two Texas high school students die in freak accident

CLARKSVILLE, Texas (KXII) The Rivercrest ISD in Red River County confirms that two students died in a car crash Friday. It happened just before 3:30 Friday afternoon on State Highway 37, five miles south of Clarksville.


Robinson, Cook sail into office as filing period ends

For Nick Robinson and Gerald Cook, getting elected to the Stephenville City Council was a breeze. Both men sailed into office on Friday when the filing period ended and Robinson found himself as the only candidate running for place 3, and Cook’s lone opponent for place 7, Dr. Moumin Quazi, withdrew.


Texas couple arrested after body of daughter, 3, found in acid-filled container, police say

A Texas couple was arrested and charged after their 3-year-old daughter’s body was found in a container of acid stashed inside a bedroom closet, police said. Monica Dominguez, 37, and Gerardo Zavala Loredo, 32, were arrested in connection with the death of their daughter Rebecca Zavala, whose body p


Search for missing Central Texas teen continues

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) The National Center for Missing and Exploited Children has joined the effort to find a 16-year-old Temple girl who’s been missing since Dec. 30. Velia Flores is 5-feet tall, weigh 110 pounds and has brown hair and brown eyes.


Boys basketball: Seven area teams qualify for postseason

As Guyer prepares to begin another playoff run that the team hopes will culminate in the Class 6A state championship, the Wildcats know their road out of the first round likely will be tougher than it was last season.


Shooting in East Texas leaves 1 dead, 3 injured

HENDERSON, Texas (KLTV) Henderson Police Department officers are searching for a suspect in a shooting at an apartment complex in Henderson. The suspect’s identity is not being released at this time, Henderson Police Department Chief Chad Taylor said.


Tiger found in vacant Houston home now enjoying new surroundings in north Texas

The tiger removed from a vacant home in southeast Houston is getting used to its new surroundings. The Cleveland Amory Black Beauty Ranch in north Texas snapped a photo of the big cat posing on top of his platform taking in the view.


Forecast shows short window to see Full Snow Moon in Central Texas

TEXAS, USA — If you're hoping to grab a glance at the Full Snow Moon, late Tuesday night into early Wednesday morning will be your best chance of seeing it. Thick clouds are expected to build in Monday night into Tuesday morning just as the Supermoon moves closest to the Earth, which will occur arou


Texas pride dupes dozens of online shoppers

HOUSTON — It goes without saying—Texans love their state. But scores of consumers claim one online retailer is taking advantage of that Texas pride, and taking them for a ride.


New Cedar Hill Police Chief Ely Reyes Wants To Make City ‘One Of The Safest’ In North Texas

CEDAR HILL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Cedar Hill Police Department has a new leader. City Manager Greg Porter has appointed Ely Reyes Chief of Police. Reyes is currently Assistant Chief of Police of the Austin Police Department, where he has served in numerous capacities for more than 20 years, the C


North Texas man arrested after 8-week-old boy critically injured

SPRINGTOWN, Texas - A 20-year-old man was arrested after an infant was critically injured in Parker County. Kaleb Ray Eisenmann, of Springtown, has been charged with injury to a child after the 8-week-old boy was found with “severe head trauma.”


Search for SE Texas Fisherman Ends After Body Found

The U.S. Coast Guard has ended its search for a missing Southeast Texas fisherman after a body matching the man's description was found. Officials say the search for 60-year-old Dale Wolf was called off Saturday after the body was found in Galveston Bay.


Rep. Will Hurd: 1,000 Texas Farmers Could Have Land Seized To Build Trump’s Border Wall

NEW YORK (CBS NEWS) – Texas Rep. Will Hurd, the sole Republican representing a congressional district along the southern border, said more than 1,000 farmers in his state are at risk of having their land seized by the federal government to facilitate the construction of President Trump’s long-promis


Tarleton rodeo teams gear up for spring season debut in Odessa

STEPHENVILLE (February 15, 2019) — It’s February at Tarleton State University and that can mean just one thing. Spring rodeo season is about to begin. Tarleton men’s and women’s squads travel west for the Odessa College Rodeo Thursday, Feb. 21, through Saturday, Feb. 23.