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Grandmother almost dies in lawn mower robbery

"It could have been a murder, over what? A lawn mower?" Raquel Pineda says.
Big 12’s Bowlsby warns that ‘change is coming’ to college athletics

Big 12’s Bowlsby warns that ‘change is coming’ to college athletics

Change is coming to college athletics, and it may be disappointing for some, Big 12 Conference commissioner Bob Bowlsby said Monday in the opening press conference of media days.
Five questions as Texans prepare for training camp

Five questions as Texans prepare for training camp

Coming off a 2-14 campaign, the Texans will enter their first training camp under new head coach Bill O’Brien this weekend.

'Sweet' Craft cocktail recipes

John Abler with Sweet Gourmet in Tyler, stopped by KETK to chat with Bob and Jen. For more information go to www.sweetgourmetonline.com
Border Patrol seizes $1.5M of marijuana hidden in lime shipment

Border Patrol seizes $1.5M of marijuana hidden in lime shipment

Officers with U.S. Customs and Border Protection, Office of Field Operations at the Pharr International Bridge seized $1,489,000 worth of marijuana that was discovered within a commercial shipment of fresh limes.

Texas funeral home owners face abuse of corpse charges

Both owners of the Johnson Family Funeral home in Fort Worth, Texas, are facing charges of abuse of a corpse.
ETX County named poorest in US

ETX County named poorest in US

In a recent study, an East Texas county was listed as the poorest county in America.
Teen dies in go kart accident at Texas Motor Speedway

Teen dies in go kart accident at Texas Motor Speedway

A Flower Mound teen is dead, following a go kart accident at Texas Motor Speedway. The teen was participating in an Autocross event sponsored by Sports Club Car of America.

Sheriff: Deputy arrested in 2013 leads to meth, horse racing bust

The 2013 arrest of a Smith County deputy for drug trafficking led to the recent arrests of six other people.
Sheriffs weigh selling e-cigarettes to inmates

Sheriffs weigh selling e-cigarettes to inmates

As a way to allow some inmates to get their nicotine fix and sheriffs to shore up tight budgets, county jails across the country have begun selling el
Perry will activate up to 1,000 Guard troops

Perry will activate up to 1,000 Guard troops

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Children's home holds job fair for illegal immigrant child care

Children's home holds job fair for illegal immigrant child care

Local nonprofits are responding to the steady flow of illegal immigrant children coming to Texas.
4 plead guilty in Houston sex ring using Mexican girls

4 plead guilty in Houston sex ring using Mexican girls

The Houston Chronicle is reporting; four people pleaded guilty Thursday in federal court for their roles in a Houston-based sex trafficking ring that prostituted underage girls from Mexico for up to $500 an hour.