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Texas City death ruled a homicide

Texas City death ruled a homicide

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; the death of a woman found unconcious last week has been ruled a homicide, Texas City police said Wednesday.
Crash off I-45 leaves at least 3 people dead

Crash off I-45 leaves at least 3 people dead

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; a speeding car Wednesday crashed into a overpass crossing Interstate 45 in north Harris County, killing the driver and two passengers and tying up traffic for hours, Harris County Sheriff's deputies
School Bus Erupts in Flames

School Bus Erupts in Flames

Pictures from Twitter reveal the horrifying moments a Northwest ISD school bus burst into a fireball!
Belongings stolen from family of deceased Alfred Wright

Belongings stolen from family of deceased Alfred Wright

A broken East Texas family is searching for answers once again after many of their belongings were stolen from an SUV.

Live Christmas trees at risk for causing potential house fires

Live Christmas trees make the whole house smell wonderful and immediately make the atmosphere more like Christmas, but that beautiful Christmas decor needs to be treated carefully.
Three arrested in Glass Dragon drug trafficking sting

Three arrested in Glass Dragon drug trafficking sting

Three people have been arrested and are facing federal charges following an investigation by federal and local law enforcement after a sting operation police called “Pin the Tail on the Dragon.”

Mayor of Jacksonville, Kenneth Melvin, dies at 74

 Although he grew up in Lindale, any remember him cruising through Jacksonville in his green cadillac. But what kind of man was Kenneth Melvin? Joe Angle, an Attorney at Norman Law Firm, knew Melvin for more than 30 years.

East Texas poinsettia farm in full-swing for busiest season

 It may not be Santa's workshop, but just along Highway 110 is a green house bursting with Christmas spirit. Filled wall-to-wall with 150,000 poinsettias, December for Darby Greenhouses and Farms, Inc. is their busiest month.
Titus County seeking new information on man missing since 2011

Titus County seeking new information on man missing since 2011

The Titus County Sheriff’s Office is seeking information regarding a man missing for more than three years.
UPDATE: Planes, cash, vehicles seized in major ETX K2 bust

UPDATE: Planes, cash, vehicles seized in major ETX K2 bust

Three people were taken into custody during a major multi-agency search and seizure in Gregg and Upshur County Wednesday morning.
Bias against Baylor?

Bias against Baylor?

To just to be clear - Baylor University is a great place with a lot of wonderful people who work there, and are alums of that fine institution.
Police: 'Armed and dangerous' ETX suspect caught following tip

Police: 'Armed and dangerous' ETX suspect caught following tip

UPDATE:  D'Markus Leshaun Gaston was taken into custody Wednesday morning in the 2000 block of Martin Luther King Jr. Boulevard.
Aggies in hot pursuit of Muschamp

Aggies in hot pursuit of Muschamp

Former Florida coach Will Muschamp figured to be Texas A&M’s top target from the moment Aggies coach Kevin Sumlin fired defensive coordinator Mark Snyder last week.
Court orders Texas killer's execution postponed

Court orders Texas killer's execution postponed

 The 5th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals has stayed the execution of Texas death row inmate Scott Panetti, who was scheduled to be put to death at 6 p.m. Wednesday, according to the court clerk's office.
Rangers let pitcher Ogando test free-agent market

Rangers let pitcher Ogando test free-agent market

 Alexi Ogando was a breakthrough reliever on the 2010 Texas Rangers team that went to the World Series, an All-Star starter and a postseason bullpen ace on the 2011 World Series team.