19 injured when Amtrak train hits semi in Southeast Texas

Texas 09/01/19, 04:15

An 18-wheeler collided with an Amtrak passenger train bound for New Orleans around 4 p.m. on Friday, injuring 19 people in Liberty County, according to authorities. The injured include the driver of the semi and 18 passengers. As a consequence, an engine of the train “partially” came off the track. Some of ...

Crash in Texas causes 25-year-old pregnant mother and 2-year-old killed

Texas 08/31/19, 16:25

A crash that occurred in Fannin County, Texas, late Friday night, Aug. 30, caused the death of a pregnant mother and her 2-year-old child. Texas Highway Patrol Trooper Mark Tackett said 20-year-old Keagan Cannaday was driving east in his truck at a high speed then drove into the westbound lanes, crashing ...

Pilot and passenger injured after plane crashes into pond in Texas

Texas 08/31/19, 14:48

Two people suffered minor injuries after the plane they were flying in crashed into a pond near Farrell Road in Willis, Montgomery County, Saturday morning. According to officials, an emergency declaration from the pilot was sent to the tower at the Conroe airport. They thought the pilot might attempt to land on ...

2 adults, child dead in possible murder-suicide at Spring home

Texas 08/30/19, 17:09

Harris County deputies are investigating after three people, including a child, were killed in an apparent murder-suicide, officials said.  The incident was reported around 1 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 20000 block of Inverness Forest Boulevard.  According to Harris County Sheriff Ed Gonzalez, two adults in their 30s along with their ...

Texas DPS Trooper dies months after being shot in the line of duty

Texas 08/30/19, 04:56

Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) Trooper Moises Sanchez died on Saturday, Aug. 24, nearly five months after suffering head injuries sustained from being shot in the line of duty in April. “Today is an extremely difficult day for Texas, as we have lost one of our finest, Trooper Moises Sanchez,” ...

Have you seen him? 65-year-old man with dementia missing in SW Houston

Texas 08/29/19, 16:16

A 65-year-old man with dementia went missing Wednesday in southwest Houston and police are asking the community to help. David Gossner was last seen at his home around 2 p.m. in the 8400 block of Quail View Drive. He is described as being 6 feet, 2 inches tall, approximately 190 pounds, and ...

Lila Cockrell, San Antonio’s first woman mayor, dies at 97

Texas 08/29/19, 15:08

Lila Cockrell, first female mayor of San Antonio, died at the age of 97 on Thursday, Aug. 29. "If there were a Mount Rushmore for our city, Lila Cockrell would be on it. She was a great San Antonian," the city's current mayor, Ron Nirenberg wrote. Cockrell was first elected in 1975 ...

Pregnant teen shot twice in the stomach at car wash in SW Houston

Texas 08/27/19, 10:37

A pregnant teen was shot at a car wash in southwest Houston Monday evening, Aug. 26, and is recovering in the hospital. The drive-by shooting happened at about 7:08 p.m. in the 6500 block of Willowbend Boulevard at Maranatha. Police said the 19-year-old, who is 12 to 13 weeks pregnant, was walking ...

Texas newlyweds killed in car crash minutes after getting married

Texas 08/26/19, 14:03

A young newlywed couple was killed in a tragic car accident on Friday, Aug. 23, in Orange County, Texas, just moments after leaving the courthouse following their wedding. According to the Orange Police Department, 19-year-old Harley Morgan and 20-year-old Rhiannon Boudreaux were pulling onto a highway when their car collided with ...