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Texarkana teen alleging police used excessive force recently plead guilty to a felony charge

A Texas High School student who alleges he has permanently lost vision in his left eye because of excessive force by police pleaded guilty to felony theft of a firearm last month in Bowie County.


Texarkana police looking for woman with robbery warrant

Texarkana, Texas Police have a robbery warrant for a local woman. Amanda Houston and another woman showed up at a house on Magnolia Street in April of 2018. A former girlfriend of the man Houston was dating was at the residence, according to police.


Texarkana, Texas PD: Felony Friday Features Amanda Houston

This week's featured felon from the Texarkana Texas Police Department is Amanda Houston. It's Felony Friday and this week the TTPD is looking for Amanda Houston. Houston is wanted for Robbery.


Appeals court affirms rape conviction

The Arkansas Court of Appeals has affirmed a rape conviction and 10-year sentence imposed last year on a Texarkana man following a jury trial in Miller County. Ulrick Hillman, 36, was found guilty last year of sexually assaulting a female acquaintance after climbing through a window into her bedroom


Texarkana emergency response teams train for hazmat situations

TEXARKANA, USA (KSLA) - For the last two days, a group of area emergency response teams have received special training from the federal government on ways to handle certain hazmat situations and weapons of mass destruction.


Two sentenced to federal prison in East Texas

TEXARKANA, TEXAS - Two East Texas convicted felons have been sentenced for violating the terms of their supervised release in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney Joseph D. Brown today.


North Texas Man Arrested 2nd Time For Exposing Himself To A Child

COPPELL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Out on bond for allegedly exposing himself to a child last year in Duncanville, Courtney Poole, 34, has been arrested for the same crime, this time in Coppell.


Todd Warren visits Spring Lake Park Elementary

Chief Meteorologist Todd Warren visited the 5th grade at Spring Lake Park Elementary in Texarkana, TX. They recently studied weather and Todd reviewed the water cycle and how it relates with things on a weather map to create the weather that we experience. Click to see the video as it aired at 5.


Central Texas sheriff named in suit alleging sexual assault

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A lawsuit filed in U.S. District Court in Waco against Falls County Sheriff Ricky Scaman alleges that a former sheriff’s office employee was sexually assaulted more than 20 times and subjected to an “intolerable work environment.” The suit seeks unspecified actual, compensatory, p


Parents charged in death of Texas infant; baby suffered 60 fractures

CLEAR LAKE, Texas (KWTX) The parents of a 2-month-old Texas girl who died after suffering more than 60 fractures and other injuries have been charged. Dylan Daugherty, 23, of Clear Lake is charged with murder in the June 2018 death of his infant daughter Brooklyn Daugherty, died of blunt force injur


Jury acquits former local pastor of rape

A man who has served as a pastor at local churches and now lives in California was acquitted Tuesday of three counts of rape by a Miller County, Ark., jury. David Jerome Keener, 36, was accused of sodomizing a female relative nine years his junior beginning when she was 9 and he was 18 at Keener's f


Veterans raise money for van

TEXARKANA, Texas - Friday, the Texarkana Area Veterans Council hosted its twentieth annual chili cook-off to raise money for a van to transport veterans. Fifteen groups competed to be the best. That's up from twelve last year. Organizers said funds will be used to buy a van to transport veterans to


Texas 14-Year-Old Was Fatally Stabbed by Friend, Who Said Victim 'Was Like a Sister to Me'

A Texas teenager was convicted Thursday of fatally stabbing her 14-year-old friend in 2018, when the suspect was 13, PEOPLE confirms. A Tarrant County District Attorney’s Office spokeswoman tells PEOPLE that the killer, now 14, was found guilty of delinquent conduct in juvenile court, which is equiv


Woman falls out pickup truck bed, dies on North Texas freeway

FORT WORTH, Texas - A woman was killed on Interstate 35 in Fort Worth after falling out the bed of a pickup truck. The accident happened around 11:45 p.m. Thursday on the freeway just south of Interstate 30.


North Texas Jury Convicts 14-Year-Old Girl For Fatally Stabbing Her Friend

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A North Texas jury has convicted a 14-year-old girl for the fatal stabbing of her friend. According to the Star-Telegram, jurors deliberated for about an hour Thursday before convicting the girl for the May 29 killing of 14-year-old Nylah Lightfoot.


Man who killed Arkansas police officer dies in prison

TEXARKANA, Ark. (AP) — An inmate who was serving a life sentence for killing a police officer in 1977 has died in prison, corrections officials said. The Arkansas Department of Correction says 57-year-old John Lohbauer died Saturday. Spokeswoman Janie Runkle told the Texarkana Gazette that Lohbauer


These are some of the wackiest laws in Texas

HOUSTON — We all know Texans love the Lone Star State - our legacy, our lands, even our laws - no matter how bizarre they may be. There are odd ones out there, some of them are still alive today.


Why do we use terms like golf balls and softballs to describe hail? Curious Texas investigates

When it’s pea-size, hail is more of a nuisance. Pea-size hail might ding your car, but overall it isn’t too damaging. But when hail gets to the size of a softball or a grapefruit, that’s when it’s really concerning.


Migrants brave the Rio Grande, looking toward Eagle Pass, Texas

Having traveled more than a thousand miles, the immigrants in Piedras Negras, Mexico -- mostly from Honduras -- come to this: the banks of the Rio Grande River. Just beyond is Eagle Pass, Texas, and the broader U.S.


New Texarkana Arkansas School District administrator focuses on student safety

TEXARKANA, Ark. - The new head of school safety in Texarkana, Arkansas, is working on a plan to better protect students. Brad Irvin brings his nearly 20 years of law enforcement and risk management experience to the Texarkana Arkansas School District.