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Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard

Union Pacific is "pausing" construction of its new $550 million rail yard in Texas. The Omaha, Neb.-based company said it will shift the money it committed this year to the Brazos project to instead make improvements to its 760-mile line running from El Paso to Los Angeles.


Missing Baytown toddlers found safe in east Texas

BAYTOWN, Texas (KTRK) -- Two toddlers who went missing with their biological father for nine days have been found safe. Baytown police put out an alert Friday in their search for 24-year-old Robert Clayton Rayon, and his sons, Robert Jr. and Ryan.


Two San Angelo Men Arrested in "Nolan County Meth Meltdown"

SWEETWATER, TX – Fourteen people were arrested on Tuesday after multiple agencies conducted a "Nolan County Meth Meltdown" drug roundup. On April 16, the Nolan County Sheriff's Office arrested 10 people in Sweetwater, two men in San Angelo, one person in Roscoe, and one person was charged who was al


Three dozen arrested in Central Texas gang crackdown

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Three dozen violent offenders and fugitives were arrested during a large-scale three-day gang crackdown in Killeen and Bell County, police said Friday evening.


14 people arrested after Nolan Co. drug investigation

SWEETWATER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Law enforcement officials arrested 14 people Tuesday for their alleged involvement in organized criminal activity involving drugs. According to a news release issued by the Nolan County Sheriff's Office (NCSO), 17 arrest warrants were issued and 14 co-defendants were


Texas Rangers investigating deadly shooting in Mitchell Co. involving Odessa man

MITCHELL COUNTY, TX (KWES) - The Texas Rangers are investigating a fatal shooting that took place near mile marker 201 on I-20 in Mitchell County on April 18. According to the Department of Public Safety, two people were shot just before 7 a.m. on Thursday. One of the victims died while the other wa


AREA SOFTBALL: Winters Tops Hermleigh for District Title

HERMLEIGH, TX -- The Winters Lady Blizzards were able to claim a 10-9 win over Hermleigh to secure the District 6-2A championship on Friday. Hermleigh won 14-2 the first meeting between the two and Friday's win exacted Winters' revenge.


Sweetwater residents to be without water late Friday to early Saturday

SWEETWATER, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - Many residents in Sweetwater will be without water late Friday night until early Saturday morning. City officials say the water will be turned off for the majority of the town Friday night at 10 p.m. until Saturday at 6 a.m. in order to perform major water line improv


Central Texas boy injured in crane-SUV crash now breathing on his own

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Fourteen-month-old Kyngston Churchill, who was injured in a crane-SUV crash in April in Harker Heights, is now breathing on his own at a Temple hospital, his mother said Friday.


Woman Sues Texas Water Park For $1M After Son Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

WACO (CBSDFW.COM) – The mother of a surfer who died from a “brain-eating amoeba” after visiting a surf park in Texas has filed a $1 million wrongful death lawsuit. New Jersey native Fabrizio Stabile died in September 2018. The man’s mother, Rita Stabile, claims BSR Surf Resort, owners of Parsons Bar


Texas cops find 275 pounds of pot next to baby in car seat, women arrested: report

Texas Border Patrol officials said they discovered a baby in a car seat next to 275 pounds of marijuana after they pulled a vehicle over last Friday, a report said. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, both of Texas, were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to dis


Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done'

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Madisyn Cox has always been competitive. She's testing that spirit in a new way. Cox, 23, is suing Dallas-based Cooper Clinic, claiming it "produced, distributed, and sold" a multivitamin that turned out to be tainted with Trimetazidine. The drug is known to aid in improving the c


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.


North Texas mother reported missing after not picking up child from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas — The Mesquite police department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing mother. Authorities are searching for 26-year-old Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes after she never returned to pick up her child from the babysitter Wednesday night.


Trials loom for 2 suspects in 2017 murder of Central Texas teen

COPPERAS COVE, Texas (KWTX) Trials are looming for two of the four suspects charged with murder in connection with shooting death of a Copperas Cove teenager in 2017. Larry Anthony Quinn Thomas, 17, was shot to death on Nov. 9, 2017.


Hello, stranger: How doorbell cameras in North Texas are helping police and residents catch bad guys

The first calls came into Frisco’s 911 dispatch center early one morning in late January. Residents were reporting a string of car burglaries, and they had video to prove it.


Did you know that Dallas has a canyon? But it’s not what you think. Curious Texas explains

Did you know that Dallas has a canyon? But it’s not what you think. Curious Texas explains. Dallas has its small hills here and there, but the city is flat for the most part. Residents can usually see the Dallas’ skyscrapers miles from downtown if they get on high enough ground.


Electric company gives Merkel students lesson in solar energy

MERKEL, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A few Merkel students had the chance to learn about solar energy on Wednesday as part of the school's early Earth Day celebration. Schneider Electric presented solar cars cars to the students in one of the science classes at Merkel High School Thursday morning.


Man Shoots Friend in Back While Playing with Revolver in Back Seat

COLORADO CITY, TX -- Police arrest a man after he shot his friend in the back, dumped the body in the street, and fled the scene on Saturday. On April 13, the Colorado City Police Department responded to a shooting. When they arrived they found 21-year-old Jashawn Dameron of Chicago in the street wi


Police: Reckless handing of firearm led to shooting death in Colorado City

COLORADO CITY, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) - A man was shot and killed in Colorado City when one of his acquaintances mishandled a gun while in a car Saturday night. Jashawn Dameron, 21, was transported from the scene of the crime on the 300 block of West 6th Street around 7:30 p.m. He died while receiving tr