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Drowning victim's body recovered from Lake Palestine

Texas Park Parks and Wildlife has confirmed with FOX51 that a man swimming in Lake Palestine drowned Tuesday evening.

Dallas Police looking for armed serial rapist

According to media reports, a serial rapist is targeting women around the Fair Park area in Dallas. Police say there have been seven victims in six locations.

Amber Alert issued for three missing children in Harris County

An amber alert has been issued for three missing children in Harris County. Officials are looking for Liam McIntosh, 5, Marshall Peralez, 3, and Korbin Peralez, 1. All children are said to be hispanic.

Gilmer girl scout troup makes large donation to local hope house for pets

On August 10, 2013, Girl Scout Troup 3614 of Gilmer made a donation of items that will be needed and used for pets that will be helped by the Upshur County Hope House for Pets.

Possible drowning at Lake Palestine

West Side Fire Department has confirmed with KETK they are en route to a possible drowing at Lake Palestine near Sunrise Shore.

BRYAN POLICE: Missing 6 year old boy found safe with family member

The Bryan Police Department is reporting a missing six-year-old Bryan boy has been found safe at the home of another relative. Tuesday, at 5:21 p.m., Landon Lewis was reported missing.

Controversy surrounding flu vaccines

Even though many health officials urge people of all ages to get flu vaccines  there are some who strongly disagree.

Political flip-flop

For years we have heard this from many on Capitol Hill, mainly from those on the left, "we cannot be the policemen of the world."

Upshur Co. investigating body found as homicide

On Monday August 26, 2013, around 1:30 p.m., the Upshur County Sheriff's Office was dispatched to a residence in the southwestern part of Upshur County in reference to a welfare concern.

TX dad will not be charged for beating man to death who raped his 5 year old daughter

A Texas father who discovered a man raping his five-year-old daughter and beat him to death with his bare hands will not be charged with homicide under state law.