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Representative Kevin Brady tours Trinity Steel to learn about impacts of tariffs

TRINITY, TX (KTRE) -Representative Kevin Brady is touring his 9 counties and manufacturing plants. He made a stop in Trinity County at Trinity Steel to learn how they have been impacted by steel and aluminum tariffs imposed on Canada by President Donald Trump.


SCAM ALERT: Huntsville police recover credit card data stealing device on local gas station pump

A gas station in Huntsville discovered a credit card skimming device on one of its gas pumps. At approximately 1:15 p.m. on Thursday police were informed that a gas pump inspector discovered the device at the West Hill Exxon on Interstate 45. Officers removed the skimmer and are currently trying to


Video shows alligator killing dog in Trinity River; authorities investigate

Texas Parks and Wildlife is investigating a video that appears to show a dog being killed by an alligator in what the post said was the Trinity River in Riverside, Texas. The video, which was posted on Twitter on Tuesday, shows a dog swimming in a river. A large alligator swims up to the dog, and a


Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'

A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.


Texas representative proposes bill to end tolls on toll roads

A Texas representative has filed a House Bill that will end tolls on toll roads once they are paid off. House Bill 436 was filed in November 2018 by representative Matt Shaheen from Plano.


You can eat and sleep at the original 'Texas Chainsaw Massacre' gas station

AUSTIN, Texas — If you're cruising down Highway 304 and head just south of Bastrop, you'll probably pass by a quiet — and familiar — building. The original 1974 film 'The Texas Chainsaw Massacre' was filmed at a gas station along the highway.


Woman accused of stealing $2,000 worth of Kate Spade goods in Texas City

TEXAS CITY, Texas (KTRK) -- A woman with a taste for high-end handbags and wallets is wanted in Texas City. Surveillance video captured a woman stealing from the Kate Spade store at the Tanger Outlets on Tuesday evening.


Central Texas diver dies while performing underwater repair

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) Authorities say a 38-year-old man has died while doing some repair work as a diver in a Central Texas lake. The Travis County Sheriff's Office on Friday identified the diver as Sebastian Medina-Page, of Round Rock.


Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case

WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.


South Texas 8-year-old dies from flu-like symptoms just hours after diagnosis

A South Texas family is seeking answers after their son suddenly died from flu-like symptoms. Relatives of 8-year-old Martin Campbell said he started feeling sick on Sunday -- he was dead just hours later.


Coldspring-Oakhurst CISD teacher charged with improper relationship with a student

COLDSPRING, Texas - A Coldspring-Oakhurst Consolidated Independent School District teacher is behind bars and charged with having an improper relationship with a student. Meredith Null, 29, who is also a softball coach, was arrested on Valentine's Day.


Texas mom claims teacher gave her son ‘Dumb and Dumber-‘style haircut

A Texas mother claimed a teacher cut her son’s hair without her permission Tuesday after deeming he was in violation of school protocol. Lane Kiesling, 16, told KXAS-TV he was told his bangs were getting long and were against Hico High School’s dress code.


Texas Experiencing High Influenza Activity Levels Report Says

Texas is experiencing a high level of influenza-like illness (ILI) the Center for Disease Control and Prevention said. New York City and 29 states are also experiencing a high activity level of ILI.


Man Indicted For Duping North Texas School District Out Of Nearly $2M

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A federal grand jury has indicted a Florida man accused of duping a Texas school district into transferring him nearly $2 million which he then used to buy a BMW and Rolex watches.


Diverse film festival brings international flavor to Huntsville

Filmmakers and festival enthusiasts from around the globe are set to descend upon Huntsville this week. The second annual Prison City Film Festival will launch Wednesday morning and run through Saturday night, in what promises to be a truly international event.


Student polls show overwhelming support to bring back Texas A&M-Texas football game

COLLEGE STATION -- Student polls at both Texas A&M and Texas show an overwhelming percentage of current students are in favor of bringing back the Aggies-Longhorns football game, which hasn't been played since 2011.


Texas Theatre's Cine Mexicano Film Series features prominent Latino filmmakers

Prominent Mexican-American filmmakers will be featured during the Cine Mexicano Film Series that kicks off on March 2 at the Texas Theatre, with Alejandro González Iñárritu's triptych narrative debut Amores Perros.


A look at the history of African Americans in the Texas legislature

AUSTIN, Texas — The Texas Capitol is a busy place, filled with people always on the go, fighting for a seat at the table. So, it can be easy to walk past the pictures on the wall and forget the trailblazers.


One injured after wreck near Phelps Community

A mid-morning crash near the Phelps Community left one person in critical condition. According to officials, just after 11 am Friday morning, New Waverly Firefighters and Walker County EMS crews were dispatched to reports of a serious accident on FM 2296. New Waverly Engine 75 responded and reported


Arlington doesn't have a public mass transit system, so how do you get around? Curious Texas investigates

This story was updated at 5:30 p.m. to reflect updated information from the City of Arlington. It’s difficult to commute between Arlington and other Dallas-Fort Worth cities unless you own a car or are willing to pay a hefty ride-sharing bill.