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'Santa' shot at while driving on Texas freeway: report
One Texas man won’t appear on Santa Claus’ “Nice List” after opening fire Tuesday on another man dressed up as Santa. A man wearing a Santa costume, whose identity remains unknown but was identified by police as "Santa," and his wife – referred to by police as "Mrs. Claus" – were driving home when t
Here's what's at risk in the Texas Obamacare ruling
(CNN)Whether you know it or not, Obamacare has affected nearly every American. The Affordable Care Act does far more than allow millions of people to get health insurance through exchanges or Medicaid expansion.
Obama pushes for ObamaCare enrollments after Texas judge deems law unconstitutional
Barack Obama took to social media Saturday to urge people to sign up for health care on the final day of Affordable Care Act enrollment. His appeal came a day after a Texas judge struck down the former president’s signature legislation as unconstitutional.
Lady Spikes 8A, 8B sweep Uvalde, 7A, 7B split
Hal Peterson Middle School's eighth grade teams swept Uvalde Thursday night in road game action. The Lady Spikes 8A team won 48-19. "It was a great team effort," coach Liberty Davis said.
Newlywed Couple Dies in Helicopter Crash in Texas
On Nov. 3, a newlywed couple was killed in a helicopter crash shortly after leaving their wedding in Uvalde, TX. The newlywed couple, Will Byler and Bailee Ackerman Byler, were both students at Sam Houston State University, according to the school’s student newspaper, The Houstonian. Will Byler was
Lady Pirates shine at tourney
The Center Point Lady Pirates got their second win in three games on Thursday by splitting games at the Sabinal Basketball Tournament. Getting past tourney host Sabinal 35-34 was the win led by Lexi Mills' 14 points and 10 from Briza Arreola. One of Mills' field goals was a three pointer.
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
7-year-old from Guatemala dies of dehydration, shock while in U.S. custody in Texas
A 7-year-old from Guatemala died while in Border Patrol custody after she and her father were detained for entering the United States illegally, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said Thursday.
Large spool in Texas barrels down interstate once again
Texas drivers traveling down Interstate 610 on Friday had to share the road with an unlikely item – a large spool. The sizeable object had been on board a truck before it spilled on to the road, officials told Fox 13 News. No one was hurt after it fell off, the outlet said.
Remains Of World War II Pilot From Texas Located, Identified
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — The remains of a World War II pilot from Texas missing since a 1945 crash in the Philippines have been located and identified. The Defense POW/MIA Accounting Agency on Friday announced confirmation of the remains of 21-year-old Army Air Forces 2nd Lt. Hulen A. Leinweber of
Texas mom sentenced in deaths of toddlers inside hot car
KERRVILLE, Texas – A Texas mother whose two toddlers died after she left them inside a hot vehicle overnight was sentenced to 40 years in prison. Amanda Hawkins, 20, learned her punishment Wednesday for the June 2017 deaths of her two daughters in Kerrville, which is about 65 miles (105 kilometers)
Spikes split games with Uvalde
Hal Peterson Middle School's Spikes and Lady Spikes combined to win six of eight games against Uvalde in basketball on Thursday. The Spikes 8A team improved to 3-0 on the season with a 64-23 victory.
Batesville School granting child’s dream for education - Uvalde Leader-News
Eight-year-old Kenya, Africa, resident Teresiah Wanja. Batesville School has sponsored Teresiah’s education.
Coyotes, Fredericksburg vie Tuesday - Uvalde Leader-News
Coach Tim Kaman’s Battlin’ Billies are off to a 2-0 start this basketball season with back-to-back wins over Lago Vista, 73-47, and Comfort, 60-57.
SWTJC tourney set this week - Uvalde Leader-News
Friday, the Knippa Lady Rockcrushers will take on the Nueces Canyon Lady Panthers in the 8:30 a.m. game, while the Knippa Rockcrushers will battle the Nueces Canyon Panthers at 10 a.m.
Antlers cruise through start of Tivy Tournament on Friday
In the first game against Uvalde, Vierra dropped 17 points to lead the Antlers a 56-31 victory over Coyotes. During Friday’s second game, Vierra drained 29 points, propelling Tivy past Jubilee, 64-28.
Coyotes play in Tivy tournament - Uvalde Leader-News
The Uvalde Coyotes will be at Kerrville tomorrow and Saturday for competition in the Tivy Invitational basketball tournament. They will open play in the tourney tomorrow with a 9:30 a.m. matchup against the tourney-host Tivy Antlers. Tivy is a pre-season pick to finish third in this season’s Distric
Area football teams advance to the second round of playoffs - Uvalde Leader-News
Last Friday, the La Pryor Bulldogs crushed the Bruni Badgers, 56-16, in Class 2A Division II football.
Harrell in, officially - Uvalde Leader-News
Trustees voted Friday evening to initiate a three-year contract, with a salary of $152,100. The contract became effective the same day, Nov. 16. It was the final step in the decision trustees made Oct. 25 to name Harrell as the lone finalist out of seven applicants.
Mother gets 30 years for role in death of toddler found in shallow Austin grave
A 24-year-old Texas mother got 30 years in prison for her role in the 2014 death of her 2-year-old son. Meagan Work pleaded guilty over the summer to tampering with evidence and injury to a child, Travis County court records show.