On Saturday, the Dallas County Health and Human Services reported the first case of the more -contagious COVID variant known as B.1.1.7 in the county. It is the third case that has been reported in Texas so far.
One of three suspects who allegedly used a stolen vehicle in a series of thefts and burglaries in Harrison County is now in custody after a vehicle pursuit that ended with a crash on Old Town Road Saturday morning.
A Lufkin police officer and a woman were injured during a stabbing incident that occurred at a convenience store late Friday when LPD officers tried to break up an altercation between a mother and her adult son.
The Texas Capitol and the Capitol grounds will be closed from Saturday through next Wednesday “out of an abundance of caution” amid the threat of armed protests by “violent extremists,” the Department of Public Safety said Friday evening.
hree members of a Waco family who have COVID-19 and have lost their sense of smell escaped safely from their burning home early Friday thanks to a fourth family member, a teenage girl who doesn’t have the virus and was able to smell the smoke.
“When I first got the phone call it took me probably a whole day for it to really sink in because I’ve never seen my dad in a vulnerable position in my life,” Sellars said. “He’s alway been like superman.”
Deputies spoke with witnesses, the suspected shooter, and the man who had been shot. The deputies discovered the stolen vehicle, driven by the man who died, and stolen items from Jasper and Tyler County in the vehicle.
For East Texas gun owners, getting ammunition has been a struggle over the past year, with supply shortages in nearly all calibers for pistols and rifles. So when a Gilmer gun store posted a notice that they had a large ammunition shipment, it got attention from shoppers across Texas.
The project includes the expansion of the existing pavement width, the addition of curb and gutter, sidewalks, a new underground storm drain system, and sewer system improvements on Cambridge Road from Broadway Avenue to Jeff Davis Drive.
January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month. To commemorate the month and bring awareness to the incidence of human trafficking locally, the Family Crisis Center of East Texas hosted a brief media event at the Angelina County Courthouse.