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Rains County escaped inmate caught in Garza County

Rains County Sheriff's Office tells FOX 51 that an inmate that had escaped from Rains County Courthouse Tuesday morning has been caught and arrested.

Missing Texas girl found after two day search

A positive development in the case of a missing child in Texas. A girl who disappeared from her middle school and was missing for two days has been found safe.

Lake Charles pastor shot, killed during evening service; gunman held on $1M bond

A Lake Charles pastor was shot and killed while he was preaching during an evening service. The gunman surrendered to deputies and he is currently being held on a $1 million bond.

Missing Waco teen is found safe

A Waco teen is no longer missing. According to Waco Police, after seeing herself on a news broadcasat, D'Aaryn Luke, 17, made contact with her family Thursday night.

Longview Fire Department on scene of structure fire

Longview Fire Department is on the scene of a structure fire. It happened earlier Saturday afternoon in the 500 block of West Marshall Avenue at O'Reilly Auto Parts.

Phase two of BP trial begins on Monday

The second phase of the BP oil spill trial will begin on Monday.

ETX teen arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia

An East Texas teen is arrested for being found with drug paraphernalia. It happened at 1:55 a.m. Saturday in the 1100 block of Timberland Drive.

ETX man arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia

An East Texas man is arrested for possession of drug paraphernalia. It happened around 12:15 a.m. Saturday in the 900 block of Weaver Avenue.

Early morning fire destroys building in Palestine

A building is destroyed after an early morning fire Saturday morning. It happened just after midnight in the 110 block of East Oak Avenue in Palestine.