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Hundreds of animals seized from Texarkana home

TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — Authorities in southwest Arkansas have seized hundreds of animals, including snakes, lizards and rats, from a Texarkana home as part of an animal cruelty investigation.


Police seek local man suspected in store thefts

Texarkana, Texas, police are searching for a man wanted on suspicion of theft. Two felony theft warrants have been issued for Joshua Estes, according to information from the Texarkana, Texas, Police Department.


Man in wheelchair struck by vehicle, killed while crossing street in Texarkana

TEXARKANA, Texas — A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while crossing the street in his wheelchair in Texarkana on Thursday night. According to the Texarkana Police Department, officials responded to the 5300 block of North Stateline Avenue around 8:45 p.m.


Judge grants school's motion in case against former substitute teacher

NEW BOSTON, Texas —A criminal defense attorney's attempt to compel the New Boston Independent School District to release the names of more than 85 students was shot down Thursday by a Bowie County district judge.


Bowie Co. community comes together after powerful storm

MAUD, TX (KSLA) - A small community near Maud, TX is coming together to help those dealing with storm damage. Wednesday night’s powerful storm caused major damage to several homes along County Road 1202.


Panhellenic Council donates $1K to TC fund

Members of the Texarkana Panhellenic Council recently presented a $1,000 check to Texarkana College Foundation as a lead gift for the Robert A. Jones Scholarship Fund. Proceeds raised at the annual Greek Show held on April 6 enabled the council to donate to the scholarship fund. Jo Ann Rice, this ye


Investigation continues in death of pedestrian

Texarkana, Texas, Police are still investigating the death of a wheelchair-bound Texarkana,Ark. man who was hit by a vehicle late Wednesday as he attempted to cross North State Line Avenue. Marvin Weaver, 68, died after being struck by a southbound 2009 Hyundai Santa Fe in the 5300 block of North St


Pedestrian dead after crash on North State Line Avenue

A man in a wheelchair was struck by a vehicle and killed as he was attempting to cross North State Line Avenue late Thursday night, according to police. Marvinv Weaver, 68, of Texarkana Ark., died as a result of his injuries, according to Shawn Vaughn, Texarkana, Texas, Police Department spokesman.


TxDOT car safety seat check Friday

Free inspection of child car safety seats and, for some, free replacement seats will be available Friday in Texarkana, Texas. Parents and caregivers can have their child safety seats checked to make sure they meet current safety standards and they are installed correctly. They can also find out what


Texarkana McDonald’s Raises Funds to Help Support Family of Slain Employee

The McDonald’s restaurant at 711 East 7th Street in Texarkana will donate 20% of proceeds on Wednesday, April 24 to help support the family of employee Jaqualyn Paxton. Paxton, beloved by customers at the restaurant and known for always smiling, was shot and killed early the morning of April 17 whil


'Torn' A&P panel denies Komen funds

Saying they were torn but feared setting a bad precedent, the Texarkana, Ark., Advertising and Promotion Commission on Thursday denied Race for the Cure thousands of dollars because of a missed deadline.


Bail at $1 million for suspect in fatal shooting

Bail has been set at $1 million for a man accused of fatally shooting a woman in the face early Wednes-day morning in the parking lot of a Texarkana, Ark., apartment complex. Markelle Demetrice Davis, 19, made an initial court appearance Thursday before District Judge Wren Autrey at the Miller Count


New Mexican Restaurant Opens Soon in Texarkana

Well, it looks as though Texarkana, Arkansas will be getting a new Mexican Restaurant very soon!. Caminos de Guanajuato will be opening soon in the former location of Amigo Juan and Johnny Tamales, just off I-30 on the Arkansas-side. When I drove by today, I saw a man carrying some boxes into the re


Miller County woman charged with 16 counts animal cruelty

Earlier this month, authorities in Miller County seized more than 100 exotic animals, rats, puppies and dogs from a home on U.S. Highway 82 which reeked so strongly of ammonia that animal rescuers felt compelled to wear respirators while inside.


Man in wheelchair dies after being hit by car

TEXARKANA (KSLA) - A man in a wheelchair died after being struck by a vehicle, authorities say. It happened Thursday night in Texarkana. The man was trying to cross State Line Road near Interstate 30 when the car hit him.


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.


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.


More than 100 exotic animals taken from Miller County home

A Miller County woman has been charged with 16 counts of animal cruelty after hundreds of exotic animals, including snakes, lizards and rats, were taken from her home. Franziska D. Santifer, 29, is scheduled to appear in court June 10, said Miller County Sheriff's Office Chief Deputy Mark Lewis.


Easter egg hunt is this morning

Mount Grove Baptist Church's Easter egg hunt is at 10 a.m. today, and the youth Easter program follows at 6 p.m. Free food and games will be available. The church is at 2801 Arkansas Blvd., Texarkana, Ark.


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