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Parents settle with Trinity ISD over 2016 death of daughter on school van
TRINITY, TX (KTRE) - The parents of a Trinity ISD student who was killed on a bus that had allegedly not been modified to meet safety standards have reached a settlement with the district.
The Latest: Texas executes inmate for killing newlywed
HUNTSVILLE, Texas – The Latest on the execution of Texas inmate (all times local):. A Texas inmate has been executed for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago.
Trinity County Sheriff puts person who dropped wallet near copper theft scene on notice
TRINITY COUNTY, TX (KTRE) - Trinity County Sheriff Woody Wallace put the person who dropped his or her wallet near where someone had cut a fence and stolen copper from an Entergy substation in the Woodlake area on notice in a Facebook post Thursday.
WebExtra: Anonymous person pays layaways at Crockett’s Wal-Mart
NACOGDOCHES, TX (KTRE) - An anonymous person paid off the entire balance for customers at Walmart located in Crockett. KTRE’s Stefante Randall spoke to one of the customers on she felt about receiving the blessing and I also spoke to the anonymous person on why they decided to be a blessing.
Heroic Houston high school student saves woman from violent attacker
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) - A high school student is being praised for his heroic actions after he stopped an apparent violent crime in progress. 18-year-old Luciano Villalobos was working at a grocery store when he heard screams coming from a library parking lot across the street.
Toys for Tots program still seeking toys, donations
The U.S. Marine Corps Reserve Toys for Tots Program needs toys and donations, according to Brian Crews, the Toys for Tots coordinator for Angelina and Trinity counties. The mission of Toys for Tots Program is to collect new, unwrapped toys and distribute them as Christmas gifts to less fortunate chi
Lufkin PD detectives in Huntsville looking for leads about missing man
HUNTSVILLE, TX (KTRE) - Lufkin Police Department detectives traveled to the Huntsville area Wednesday as the search for a missing 85-year-old man has continued into its third day.
Texas man who allegedly tried, failed to kidnap teen jogger is arrested
A Texas man was taken into custody on Tuesday for the attempted kidnapping of a 15-year-old girl who managed to escape the ordeal, authorities said. Law enforcement learned that the teen had been out jogging on Dec. 2 when a person she described as a Hispanic male came near her, the Brazoria County
Not your average bath bomb: Here is what you can find at Houston's newest CBD store
Houstonians looking for a unique way to relieve their pain are in luck. Ojas CBD, Houston's newest cannabidiol store, is officially open and offers products that aim to help address a variety of medical ailments.
UPDATE: 3 officers shot in Houston, gunman barricaded in residence
HOUSTON, Texas (KETK) - Three officers were injured Tuesday in a shooting in the Mt. Houston area of Harris County, and the gunman is at large, authorities said. The shooting was reported about 1:15 p.m. in the area of Hartwick Road and U.S. Highway 59 Eastex Freeway.
Law enforcement interest spurred elusive behavior from USA Gymnastics president
Why were documents related to disgraced doctor Larry Nassar removed from the Karoyli Ranch? And where are they now?. According to an independent investigation, a visit from Texas Rangers in November 2016 spurred elusive behavior from former USA Gymnastics president Steve Penny, who is currently faci
Outdoors: A matter of age equals antlers
It's way too early to think about casting a judgment call on the 2018-19 deer season across eastern Texas. The general season isn't a month old yet and reports have been all over the charts thus far.
Report: Van Horn played key role in Nassar's facade
Debra Van Horn, Larry Nassar’s once-devoted confidant, did not raise concerns despite working side-by-side with the defamed USA Gymnastics doctor for over two decades. Van Horn, a Willis resident, worked alongside Nassar at the Karolyi Ranch near Huntsville, where the longtime team doctor was known
Alvin Braziel executed for killing Mesquite, Texas man in 1993 during robbery
HUNTSVILLE, Texas -- A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he
No. 2 Trinity Valley secures close win over Blinn women
The Blinn College women’s basketball team competed hard against No. 2 Trinity Valley Community College before the Lady Cardinals pulled away to win, 78-72, in a Region XIV tilt on Saturday afternoon.
Crockett police searching for suspects in 2 theft investigations
CROCKETT, TX (KTRE) - The Crockett Police Department is asking for the public’s help in two separate theft investigations. The police are searching for two suspects they believed are involved in two separate theft investigation. On Dec. 10, the department posted photos of the two suspects on their F
Montgomery County Commissioners pursue plan to increase courthouse security
Photo: Michael Minasi, Staff Photographer / Houston Chronicle. Montgomery County commissioners tabled a discussion about increased security for county courts Tuesday after Precinct 1 Justice of the Peace Wayne Mack asked the court to approve enhanced security measures for his offices.
Police Blotter - 12/8 - 12/9
Dec. 7 – Night Shift. 102 Ross St. — Major auto wreck. 2608 El Toro — Domestic dispute. 2615 - 213 El Toro — Recovered stolen. 218 FM 980 — Failure to stop and give information.
Texas man who killed newlywed during robbery is executed
HUNTSVILLE, Texas – A Texas inmate was executed Tuesday evening for fatally shooting a newlywed during a robbery more than 25 years ago. Alvin Braziel Jr., 43, received lethal injection at the state penitentiary in Huntsville for the 1993 slaying of 27-year-old Douglas White, who was attacked as he
City looking to address student housing issues
The blue-collar city of Huntsville is becoming hip thanks in part to Sam Houston State University. SHSU started out in the mid-1800s as a teacher-training school, and has now become one of the largest universities in Texas, complete with the need for student housing.