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Texarkana man arrested for road-racing incident that left 1 woman dead

TEXARKANA, Texas (KETK) - A Texarkana man has been arrested in connection with a road-racing incident Tuesday that left one woman dead. Gilbert Burton, 52, has been charged with Racing on Roadway Causing Serious Bodily Injury or Death. Police say he was racing with another driver, identified as Kalo

EASTTEXASMATTERS.COM - 2018-03-24 00:48:35

UPDATE: Five dead in I-30 Mount Pleasant crash

Fatal crash on I-30 in Mount Pleasant, TX MOUNT PLEASANT, TX - UPDATE: Five fatalities have been confirmed in the crash on I-30 in Mount Pleasant, TX . ORIGINAL: Police are on the scene of a deadly crash on I-30 in Mount Pleasant, Texas. The crash involves at least two 18-wheelers. Police tell KTA

KTAL - 2018-03-23 16:17:55

Suspicious Person Call Leads to Arrest of Two Women

TEXARKANA, TEXAS - The Texarkana Texas Police Department arrested Meghann Cook, 29, and Kasie Robberson, 31, early Wednesday morning for several charges after they were found sleeping in a vehicle in the ATM lane at the Wells Fargo Bank located at 4601 W. 7th Street. Both women are from Idabel, Okla

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-03-23 15:21:21

Arrest made in deadly Richmond Road wreck

A Texarkana, Texas, man has been arrested in connection with a fatal accident that happened Tuesday, and a warrant has been issued for a second suspect. Gilbert Burton, 52, was arrested Friday on a charge of racing on roadway causing serious bodily injury or death, said Shawn Vaughn, spokesman for T

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-24 03:40:36

Warrants Issued and One Arrest Made in Fatal Crash

TEXARKANA, TEXAS - The Texarkana Texas Police Department arrested Gilbert Burton, 52, of Texarkana Texas, for Racing on Roadway Causing Serious Bodily Injury or Death today. He was identified as the driver of a second vehicle with whom Kalob Dolye was drag racing when Doyle struck LaQuonia Hopkin's

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-03-24 00:41:27

Mother accused in child's death

A Wake Village, Texas, mother has been arrested in the death of her 4-year-old son. Khadijah LaShawn Wright, 25, was taken into custody Thursday morning. She is charged with injury to a child causing serious bodily injury/death by omission in the death of D'Money Lewis. The charge is a first-degree

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 02:56:46

Inmate accused of throwing excrement on a Telford guard

NEW BOSTON, Texas-A Texas prison inmate facing more time behind bars for allegedly throwing his waste on a female correctional officer was vocal at a court hearing Friday in Bowie County. "It don't matter no more man, it don't matter," said Alonzo Gilbert Guerrero Jr. as the hearing wound to a close

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-24 03:35:39

BPSO: Evidence still points to missing mother & son being in the Red River

BOSSIER PARISH, LA - Bossier Parish Sheriff's Deputies continue to search for a missing mother and her son. Sheriff Julian Whittington says the evidence still points Jennifer and Coty Wilson having jumped into the water from the Highway 2 bridge in Plain Dealing eight days ago. Copyright 2018 Nexsta

KTAL - 2018-03-23 22:05:20

Pharmacist accused of selling drugs

A pharmacist who once filled prescriptions in the Texarkana area is scheduled to appear before a judge Friday in Bowie County on 12 felony drug charges. David Edward Tetreau, 33, allegedly sold multiple prescription pills, liquid codeine and marijuana to an undercover agent working with the Special

TXKTODAY.COM - 2018-03-22 23:29:26

Mother arrested in 4-year-old's death

Wake Village police have made a second arrest in the death of 4-year-old D'Money Lewis. Police arrested Khadijah LaShawn Wright, 25, of Wake Village on Thursday morning. She is the mother of D'Money. Wright was arrested on the charge of injury to a child causing serious bodily injury/death by omissi


Texarkana, TX woman dead after 2-car crash

A Texarkana, TX woman is dead following a two-car crash Tuesday evening. The crash happened just before 5:30 p.m. near the intersection of Richmond Road and Wheeler Street. Police say 30-year-old Laquinia Hopkins was driving a 2003 Toyota Avalon eastbound on Wheeler Street. When Hopkins tried to cro


Arkansas jail holds nearly 200 roosters after cockfighting raid

Nearly 200 roosters are being kept on the grounds of an Arkansas county jail after authorities raided a suspected cockfighting operation Saturday. Sevier County Sheriff Robert Gentry said they will remain there until a court decides where to place them. The birds are being kept in wire cages and car


Texarkana, AR woman killed in crash

TEXARKANA, TEXAS - A Texarkana, Arkansas woman was killed in a crash Tuesday afternoon. Police say the crash happened at the intersection of Richmond Road and Wheeler Street at 5:27 p.m. One of the drivers, LaQuinia Hopkins, 30, of Texarkana Arkansas, was pronounced dead at the scene. The prelimina


Grand jury indicts former teacher on voyeurism charges

Shane Samuel Jones, 31, is now formally charged with felonies in two states for allegedly filming boys as they used restroom facilities. In Bowie County, Jones is charged with invasive video recording, a felony punishable by six months to two years in a state jail. Jones was allegedly caught Nov. 25

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 03:39:13

More units added to search for missing mother, son

A fixed wing aircraft, helicopter and K-9 units have been added to the mix of five boats as the search continues for Jennifer Wilson, 53, and her son, Coty Wilson, 31. The two are believed to have jumped from the Highway 2 bridge in Plain Dealing one week ago. The K-9 cadaver dog is from Red River P


L-E's Hodge signs with A&M-Texarkana

Trevarie Hodge Liberty-Eylau senior standout baseball player Trevarie Hodge signed his letter of intent to play college baseball for Texas A&M University-Texarkana on Thursday. "Trevarie has brought leadership and his playing ability to the team," Leopards' head coach Zach Fowler said. "He runs fa

TEXARKANA GAZETTE - 2018-03-23 02:39:12

Police seek witnesses to fatal vehicle accident

Texarkana, Texas, Police Department is looking for witnesses to Tuesday's fatal crash on Richmond Road. According to police spokesman Shawn Vaughn, there is talk of a third vehicle that left the scene of the accident, and police would like information on it. "Detectives want to talk to any possible


Deeper Spring Lake Park pond home again to scaly residents

Filled to the bream After months empty of wildlife, the Spring Lake Park pond again is home to hundreds of fish. On Wednesday, Texas Parks and Wildlife fisheries experts caught about 500 bluegill, redear and warmouth sunfish, aka bream, in Bringle Lake and then released them into the pond, which was


Lawyer, New Boston residents accuse Police Chief of racism, police misconduct

During Tuesday night's New Boston, Texas, City Council Meeting, allegations were made against Chief of Police Tony King, accusing him of police misconduct and harassment - as well as labeling him as a racist. The allegations were brought up by Lawyer Butch Dunbar and some New Boston residents. Short


Car crash near Hooks kills two

Two women are dead after a one-vehicle accident in Bowie County. The crash happened about 6 p.m. Monday along the Interstate 30 service road near Hooks, Texas, according to a Texas Department of Public Safety fatality report. The 2016 Mazda 6 was westbound when it ran off the road, traveled up an em