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Off-duty officer restrains boy, 9, at Killeen school; Police investigate

KILLEEN, Texas (AP) — Killeen police say they are investigating after an off-duty officer restrained a 9-year-old boy at an elementary school.

Police said they initiated the investigation after minor injuries were seen on the child after the Friday incident. 90 more words


Hiker at Big Bend National Park dies after 100-foot fall

BIG BEND NATIONAL PARK, Texas (AP) — A 20-year-old South Texas man has died after falling about 100 feet while hiking in Big Bend National Park. 94 more words


Gainesville Community Circus

In 1930, when the Gainesville Little Theatre discovered a $300 deficit, the theatre board decided to solve the financial problem by organizing a burlesque circus using local residents as performers. 463 more words


Texas pet store owner sues Delta Air Lines over dead lizards

LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) — A West Texas pet store owner has sued Delta Air Lines over the 2014 deaths of 10 sungazer lizards being transported from South Africa. 109 more words


VIDEO: Like many Texans, barbecue is life for Emory dog

EMORY, Texas (KETK) – We don’t always have time to cook a meal, so every now and then, going through a drive-thru is an easy option. 118 more words


North Texas man charged in fatal shooting of stepson, 3

VASHTI, Texas (AP) — A North Texas man has been charged in the fatal shooting of his 3-year-old stepson while allegedly trying to stop the boy from jumping on a bed. 132 more words