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  1. West Texas woman charged with capital murder for baby deathRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 15 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 19-year-old West Texas woman has been jailed and held on $250,000 bond on a capital murder charge for the death of her 3-month-old daughter. Deputies were summoned to an Odessa hospital on April 16 after the unresponsive baby was brought for treatment.


  2. Charges dropped against Texas woman in deaths of parentsRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 14 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Charges have been dismissed against a woman in the 2016 shooting deaths of her parents after her brother pleaded guilty to the West Texas killings. Grace McDonald was released Friday after prosecutors cited insufficient evidence.


  3. Remains found in Texas are those of 2 missing Puerto RicansRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas sheriff says remains found early this year in a rural pit are those of two young Puerto Ricans missing since 2015. Midland County Sheriff Gary Painter said Friday that DNA tests determined the remains were those of 20-year-old John Iglesia-Alvarez and 19-year-old Ashley Cruz-Rodriguez, who both were shot.


  4. Texan gets 70 years for strangling girlfriend with shoelaceRead the original story

    Friday Jul 13 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas man convicted of using a shoelace to strangle his girlfriend has been sentenced to 70 years in prison. Justin Bennett of Abilene was convicted Thursday of murder in the January 2017 death of Meagan Dearman.


  5. Texas officer pulling gun on kids prompts reviewRead the original story

    Sunday Jul 8 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas police officer's actions are being reviewed after he was captured on video pointing his gun at a group of children during an arrest. The El Paso Times reports the unidentified officer has been placed on desk duty while officials investigate whether he violated police department policies.


  6. Lawmaker: Tent shelter for migrant teens open indefinitelyRead the original story

    Saturday Jul 7 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A state senator says he has been told the temporary tent shelter in far West Texas for immigrant minors will stay open indefinitely. Texas Democratic Sen. Jose Rodriguez told the El Paso Times that he toured the Tornillo facility Friday morning.


  7. Award-winning Red House Winery in Nacogdoches creating international buzzRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jun 29 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The Red House Winery has a distinctive red door at the corner of Pilar and South Street in Nacogdoches. The Red House Winery in Nacogdoches is creating an international buzz after being in business for just a few months.


  8. Congressman: Youth shelter reflects flawed immigration planRead the original story

    Jun 16, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Republican congressman from Texas who has toured a tent-like shelter for hundreds of minors who entered the country illegally says the facility is a byproduct of a flawed immigration strategy. U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said Saturday that the shelter near the Tornillo port of entry in far West Texas, will house about 360 teenage boys.


  9. Congressman: Youth shelter reflects flawed immigration planRead the original story

    Jun 15, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A Republican congressman from Texas who toured a tent-like shelter for hundreds of minors who entered the country illegally said Saturday the facility is a byproduct of a flawed immigration strategy. U.S. Rep. Will Hurd said the shelter near the Tornillo port of entry in far West Texas will house about 360 boys who are 16 and 17. The teens began arriving Friday, the same day Hurd toured the shelter, he said, noting that they're being moved from other shelters to make way for younger immigrant children taken into custody at the border. 12 comments

  10. Pruitt rescinding safety rules prompted by fatal plant blastRead the original story

    May 17, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Environmental Protection Agency administrator Scott Pruitt is moving to rescind some safety measures proposed after a deadly blast at a Texas fertilizer plant. Pruitt on Thursday signed changes to proposed Obama-era safety rules that would affect 12,500 U.S. chemical plants, refineries and other facilities.


  11. Disaster relief begins in Hudson at Texas Interagency Coordination CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    May 16, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    When local firefighters need help fighting a large woods or grassland fire, a call is placed to the Texas Interagency Coordination Center located in Hudson. East Texas News got a behind-the-scenes look at how the center mobilizes resources from all over the United States to support disaster relief in Texas.


  12. 2 jailed after livestock found in overheated rented trucksRead the original story

    May 15, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Two men are in a West Texas jail charged with animal cruelty after police stopped the two rented trucks the pair were driving and saved dozens of livestock found overheated inside. In a statement, the Parmer County Sheriff's Office said deputies and Farwell police alerted by a caller stopped a pair of panel trucks.


  13. Concrete damage closes West Texas spring-fed 1930s-era poolRead the original story

    May 13, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A 1930s-era West Texas swimming pool built by the federal Civilian Conservation Corps and touted as the world's largest spring-fed swimming pool is shut indefinitely because the concrete floor is damaged. Texas Parks and Wildlife Department officials say the damaged area is under the diving area at the Balmorhea State Park pool and stabilizes pool walls from erosion.


  14. Nine firefighters help fight West Texas firesRead the original story w/Photo

    May 11, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    The fire in Mallard has now reached more than 69,000 acres. Across the state, 131 other firefighters also help put the fire out with the help of 44 engines in operation.


  15. Man arrested after entering school brandishing knifeRead the original story

    May 7, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas high school was locked down briefly after a man police suspected of being mentally ill entered the school brandishing a knife. A police statement says officers were called to Central High School in San Angelo, Texas, just before 11:30 a.m. Monday after school officials reported a suicidal man with a knife.


  16. The Latest: For some at NRA meeting, Trump is main drawRead the original story

    May 4, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Trump spoke to reporters Friday aboard Air Force One as he flew to Dallas to address the organization's annual convention for the fourth consecutive time. Trump's appearance comes after he temporarily strayed from NRA dogma opposing stronger gun control after the deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida, earlier this year - only to return to the fold.


  17. 2 die in crash of small plane in Texas High PlainsRead the original story

    Apr 16, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A small experimental aircraft has crashed in the West Texas High Plains near the New Mexico border, killing both men aboard. Authorities say the single-engine Challenger II aircraft went down in a cornfield about 9 p.m. Sunday about 8 miles west of Friona, Texas.


  18. Sessions to address immigration at border sheriffs meetingRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    Aaron Hull, chief patrol agent of the U. S. Customs and Border Protection's El Paso Sector, speaks where construction on a new segment of the border wall will be built, near Santa Teresa, N.M., Monday, April... . Children from Anapra, Mexico, climb a section of the new border wall recently built near Santa Teresa, N.M., Monday, April 9, 2018.


  19. The Latest: New border wall detailed as 'serious structure'Read the original story

    Apr 9, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A new wall being constructed along a 20-mile stretch of the U.S.-Mexico border in southern New Mexico is being advertised as a "serious structure" that is part of President Donald Trump's effort to secure the border. The bollard-style wall that will be installed over the next year west of the Santa Teresa port of entry will be at least 18 feet tall with a 5-foot plate at the top to prevent people from climbing over it.


  20. Texas man found guilty in slaying of 5-year-oldRead the original story

    Mar 30, 2018 | KTRE-TV Lufkin

    A West Texas man has been found guilty in the 2014 slaying of his then-girlfriend's 5-year-old daughter, who died after her throat was slit. The San Angelo Standard-Times reports a jury found 27-year-old Isidro Miguel Delacruz guilty of capital murder Thursday in the death of Naiya Villegas.


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