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Accused Italy High School shooter will be tried as adult in school shooting


June 6, 2018

The suspect, Chad Padilla, faces two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. ELLIS COUNTY, Texas — The teenager accused of shooting and injuring two others at Italy High School earlier this year will be tried as an adult. The suspect, 16-year-old Chad Padilla, faces two counts of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon. During a hearing at the …

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Missing man from Richardson found safe


June 6, 2018

n April, Jeffery Combs moved from the family’s home in Indianapolis to Richardson, Texas. A missing 27-year-old man from Richardson has been found safe, according to police and family members. Authorities didn’t reveal further details. Jeffrey Combs’ family traveled 15 hours from Indiana to Dallas this week to search for their loved one. “He’s a mama’s boy, and this is …

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UPS Union Votes to Strike If Necessary


June 6, 2018

The online retail community and consumers are watching negotiations between United Parcel Service (UPS) and their workers’ union closely as a deadline for a new contact nears in late July. “UPS and UPS Freight Teamsters have approved giving their respective negotiating committees the right to call a strike, if necessary,” a post on the UPS Rising Facebook page said. According …

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McKinney North parents call for metal detectors after student suicide


June 6, 2018

A newly formed parent and student group from McKinney North High School are calling on their school district to add metal detectors to all high school campuses. A newly formed parent and student group from McKinney North High School are calling on their school district to add metal detectors to all high school campuses. The private Facebook group started Friday …

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How to Protect Your Tires in the Texas Heat


June 6, 2018

Auto experts say tires are one of the most important parts on your vehicle. Yet, they’re often neglected. That’s according to Chaz Morris at Discount Tire. He said it’s easy for drivers to forget about their precious wheels, which could pose a big problem during the hot weather months. “When we see those hundred degree stretches, it can definitely put …

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Fight at SW Houston sports bar ends with shooting


June 6, 2018

A gunshot grazed one man in the head during a fight outside a southwest Houston sports bar Tuesday night, police said. Around 10 p.m., a disturbance inside Chula’s Sports Bar on the Southwest Freeway and Bissonnet spilled out into the parking lot, said Lt. Larry Crowson of the Houston Police Department. One of the men involved in the fight pulled …

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Wrong-way driver charged with DWI after nearly hitting other cars on I-45


June 6, 2018

HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) — A wrong-way driver has been charged after several near-misses with other drivers on the North Freeway overnight. Elizabeth Nichols, 22, is in custody. Cell phone video captures the moment drivers were heard hitting their brakes as Nichols, who police say was driving a red Kia at 60 miles per hour north in the southbound lanes, headed …

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Rio Grande Valley native confirmed federal judge, Trump’s first Latino poised for lifetime seat


June 6, 2018

A Yale-educated lawyer from the Rio Grande Valley has been has been confirmed to the federal bench for the Southern District of Texas. Fernando Rodriguez Jr., who specialized in going after sex traffickers who prey on children, is the first Latino judge given the nod for a lifetime appointment under President Donald Trump. And while Rodriguez has no judicial experience, …

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