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Kerrville plane crash: Remembering the victims

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A Houston entrepreneur, an investment banker active in local charities, and the husband of Houston Ballet's artistic director are among the dead in a plane crash in Kerrville.


82-year-old Harris County woman attacked by dogs in her backyard

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A elderly woman in north Harris County is recovering after she was attacked by two dogs. The attack happened on Sunday in her backyard. The son of the 82-year-old victim said the neighbor's dogs got into the yard and attacked his mother's cat. She rushed to try to save her c


Deputy Helping Stranded Motorist Makes Narcotics Arrest Instead

TOMBALL, TX -- A deputy constable who was trying to to help a stranded motorist on a busy tollway, instead arrested three people on felony narcotics charges. A Harris County Pct. 4 deputy constable was on a routine patrol along State Highway 249 on Sunday when he saw a stranded vehicle in the main l


As Execution Nears, Texas Town Reflects On Infamous Dragging Death

JASPER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killin


Officials identify 6 Houstonians killed in plane crash

KERRVILLE, Texas - Six people died Monday in a crash involving a plane that departed from the West Houston Airport. According to the Federal Aviation Administration, the twin-engine Beechcraft BE58 crashed on a private ranch in Kerrville just before 9 a.m. while preparing to land at Kerrville Munici


North Texas Couple Gets 7 Years In Prison For Forced Labor Of Child

SOUTHLAKE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Mohamed Toure, 58, and Denise Cros-Toure, 58, of Southlake, Texas, were sentenced by a U.S. District judge to seven years in prison each and ordered to pay more than $288,000 in restitution.


3 teens hospitalized after ATV crash in central Harris County

HOUSTON - Three juveniles were taken to an area hospital Sunday after an ATV crash in central Harris County, according to authorities. Officials said the juveniles were thrown from the 4-wheeler after crashing into a mailbox in the 3900 block of Cedar Hill Lane around 8 p.m.


Two Texas men die in head-on crash

LOVING, N.M. (AP) Authorities say two Texas men were killed when their vehicles collided head-on in southeastern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police says a vehicle driven by R.A. Steve Stephens, 19, of Trinity on Friday crossed the center line of State Road 128 near Loving and collided with a pi


Four Houston Barbecue Restaurants Named Top New Spots By Texas Monthly

Texas Monthly barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn is once again recognizing the Greater Houston area’s booming barbecue scene, naming four area newcomers to his just-released list of the 25 top new barbecue joints in the state.


NewQuest Properties re-evaluating site plan for Grand Parkway Town Center in Tomball to bring mixed-use development

NewQuest Properties is re-evaluating its use of the site for the proposed Grand Parkway Town Center shopping center in Tomball, potentially revising the site to combine retail, office and medical space as a mixed-use development, Vice President Austin Alvis said. He said NewQuest is re-evaluating th


Shenandoah officer shoots at man allegedly pointing rifle

The Texas Rangers are investigating an officer involved shooting Saturday after a man allegedly pointed an assault rifle at another man and refused to comply with commands to put the weapon down.


Texas killer dies, questions still remain about girls' death

NAVASOTA, Texas – A man serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of several missing girls has collapsed and died in a Texas prison.


$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire

AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out. A Quick Pick ticket matching five of the six numbers drawn for the Oct. 27, 2018 drawing was purchased at Valero Corner Store located at 603 Harvey Road, in College Station, but


Solitary confinement worsens mental illness. A Texas prison program meant to help can feel just as isolating.

TENNESSEE COLONY — For nearly two years, Geremy Sledge sat alone in his Texas prison cell about 23 hours a day. He was placed in solitary confinement — called administrative segregation by the Texas Department of Criminal Justice — after he stabbed another inmate he says stole from him in 2015.


Planned outage in The Woodlands on April 23

THE WOODLANDS, TX -- A planned outage is scheduled for tomorrow, April 23, in The Woodlands off Texas Highway 242 in the Lexington Drive area. This outage is necessary to install underground electric facilities and safely incorporate reliability improvements.


One dead after vehicle drives off highway, slams into pole

SPRING, Texas - One person is dead and another is hospitalized after a crash in north Harris County. According to authorities, the incident happened around 2:50 a.m. Monday on the North Freeway near Cypresswood Drive in the Spring area.


134 drunk driving arrests in Houston in 1 weekend

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- "It has been crazy, the number of DWIs that we've seen here in this region," said Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez. This Easter holiday weekend alone, Harris County saw 134 DWIs from midnight Friday to midnight Monday.


Six reported dead in crash of twin-engine plane in Texas

KERRVILLE, Texas (KWTX) Six people are dead after a small plane crashed Monday morning in Kerrville. The twin-engine Beechcraft BE58 went down at around 9 a.m. Monday as the pilot was preparing to land, Federal Aviation Administration officials told local media.


Man arrested for stealing woman's ashes from home: Deputies

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- A man accused of stealing a woman's ashes from a Harris County home has been arrested. Harris County Pct. 1 Constable's Office says Marcus Cruz Ramirez, 49, is facing burglary charges after breaking into a home on T.C. Jester and Poincana in October 2018.


Texas teen seriously hurt after falling from Arkansas bluff

PONCA, Ark. (AP) Authorities say a 15-year-old Texas boy was seriously hurt after falling from a bluff in Arkansas' Ozark Mountains, one week after an Iowa college student fell to her death in the same area.