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Amber Alert: Police Searching for Abducted 11-Year-Old Bellmead, Texas Girl
UPDATE (9/24/18 8:15 a.m.) The Bellmead Police Department confirmed 11-year-old Katelynn Marie Maldonado has been found safe. Katelyn was reportedly located in her neighborhood shortly after the Amber alert was issued. No other information has been released at this time...
Texas Baby Dies After Being Left in Hot Car
A 6-month-old South Texas baby has died of a vehicular heatstroke after her father accidentally left her in a hot car while he was at work Wednesday (5/16) afternoon.
Texas Police Save Woman From Sinking Car [Video]
Body camera footage shows police officers rescuing a woman from her sinking vehicle in a suburban Houston lake.
Hack Reported at Applebee’s Restaurants Across Texas, Oklahoma + 11 Other States
If you used your credit or debit card at one of these Applebee's restaurants across Texas, Oklahoma, and other states across the country, your personal information may have been compromised.
Two North Texas Men Lose Fingers and Feet Due to Flu Complications
The flu epidemic in Texas continues. A Dallas man will have his fingers amputated and a Forth Worth man has had both of his feet and his fingers amputated due to complications from the flu.
Actor Lou Diamond Phillips Arrested in Texas
Actor Lou Diamond Phillips, known for his role in the movie 'La Bamba' and TV show 'Longmire,' was arrested on a DWI charge in Portland, Texas early Friday morning.
Texoma Toddler Bitten By Rattlesnake Recovering After Receiving 18 Vials of Antivenom
2-year-old Brenli Sharp of Iowa Park is recovering from two rattlesnake bites after and 5-day hospital stay and 18 vials of antivenom.
New Lice Law For Texas Schools Now in Effect
Head lice is a nightmare no parent or child ever wants to experience, yet it's a problem that persists in many schools every year. A new Texas law now determines what public elementary school nurses must do when they discover lice on a child.
117 Children Missing in Texas So Far This Year
Since January 1 of this year, 117 children have gone missing across Texas and have still not been found, according to the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children.
It’s Illegal in Texas to Leave Your Car Running Unattended [UPDATED]
It's tempting to get a head start on the window defrosting and run outside to start the car and run back inside while it warms up, but you may want to rethink that plan.
One Teen Dead, One Injured in Shooting Near Kingston in Wichita Falls [UPDATED]
Lauren Landavazo and Makayla Smith, both 13, were shot while walking home from McNeil Middle School in Wichita Falls Friday afternoon. Police are still searching for the suspect.
Logan’s Roadhouse Files For Bankruptcy, Closing Some Stores
Logan's Roadhouse Inc. filed for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy protection on Monday and announced plans to close at least 18 "under-performing" restaurants as part of a plan to restructure the company. The Nashville-based restaurant chain operates 256 locations and has been struggling with heavy debt and falling sales...