Texas twins split to attend separate US military academies

U.S. 08/23/19, 06:14

Aubrie and Emma Kuhrt, from Wichita Falls, Texas, have been inseparable since birth, and both of them always wanted to join the military. This summer was a big milestone for the twin sisters as they parted ways to attend the rigorous phases of military training at different service academies. Aubrie is heading ...

‘Cowboy’ 7-Eleven clerk ties up armed robbery suspect

U.S. 08/21/19, 15:20

A 7-Eleven clerk fought off an armed robbery suspect by tying him up in Central Oak Cliff, Dallas, early Wednesday morning, Aug. 21. Police responded to the 1100 block of West Kiest Boulevard and South Polk Street shortly before 1 a.m. on a report of an armed robbery. The suspect tried to ...

11 men arrested in Texas for soliciting minors for sex online

U.S. 08/21/19, 07:41

Eleven men were arrested for trying to solicit minors online for sex in Texas, police said. An investigation, dubbed Operation Stylianos, was carried out on Aug. 8-9 by the department's Internet Crimes Against Children Unit with the assistance of the Texas Department of Public Safety, the Tarrant County Sheriff's Office, the ...

2 inmates taken into custody after escaping Liberty County jail

U.S. 08/21/19, 03:54

Two inmates who escaped from the Liberty County Jail, in Texas,  early Tuesday, Aug. 20, by cutting a hole through a fence were taken into custody hours later in Shepherd, about 50 miles away, authorities said. Clay Sterling Harvey, 44, of Nederland, and Chance Marshall Hunt, 28, of Beaumont—were captured in ...

Woman fleeing from police hit by 2 vehicles on Gulf Freeway service road

U.S. 08/20/19, 06:47

A woman is expected to survive after she was hit by two vehicles Monday, Aug. 19, while fleeing officers. This happened in the 8200 block of the Gulf Freeway service road in southeast Houston.  Houston police said shortly before 2 p.m. officers were conducting an undercover operation because they had received citizen complaints ...

Police searching for 17-year-old Houston girl missing for 6 days

U.S. 08/20/19, 05:46

Houston Police need your help finding a 17-year-old girl who last seen Wednesday, Aug. 14, leaving the CPS Center in the 6300 block of Chimney Rock. According to HPD, Petra Alvarez, 17, was last seen wearing blue shorts and a striped blouse with straps. She is 5-foot-6 and 130 pounds with ...

Texas mom pleads guilty after son has 323 hospital visits, 13 major surgeries

U.S. 08/19/19, 05:44

A North Texas woman accused of taking her healthy son to the hospital 323 times and making him undergo 13 major surgeries pleaded guilty Thursday, Aug. 15 in a Dallas County courtroom to recklessly causing injury to her child, The Star-Telegram reported. A sentencing hearing for 35-year-old Kaylene Bowen is scheduled ...

2 children drown in Montgomery County pond

U.S. 08/16/19, 17:50

The two children found drowned Thursday night, Aug. 15, in a small pond near Conroe and Montgomery County Sheriff's Office is investigating the cause. Authorities said they responded to a call about a missing child around 6 p.m. on Wigginsville Road near Dewberry Lane. When they arrived, a paramedic found two of ...

21-year-old Texas woman shot, killed in neighborhood near Moody High School

U.S. 08/16/19, 16:53

Police are looking for suspect who shot 21-year-old, Jasmine Ozuna, while she was driving in Corpus Christi, Texas, on Thursday night, Aug. 15, KIII 3 News reported. Emergency crews arrived at the scene and rushed her to Christus Spohn Shoreline Hospital. Ozuna later died. According to the Corpus Christi Police Department, Ozuna ...

Man and dog killed by car driven by 12-year-old girl in SW Houston

U.S. 08/16/19, 16:19

A man and the dog he was walking were struck fatally Thursday, Aug. 15, in Houston by a 12-year-old girl driving a car, police said. The incident happened at 4 p.m. in southwest Houston. Police said a man allowed the girl to drive an SUV. She accidentally put too much pressure on ...