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  • Mesquite assistant principal accused of sex assault of child

    MESQUITE – A Mesquite ISD assistant principal has been arrested for Sexual Assault of a Child. James Langle is an assistant principal at Ed F. Vanston Middle School. Langle, 37, was arrested Friday. Police say the charge stems from a family incident and did not occur on Mesquite ISD property. Langle is on administrative leave while the case is being investigated. The Mesquite ISD released this statement regarding Langle’s arrest: “Mesquite ISD was shocked to learn of the allegations and […]

  • Caddo Mills police ‘ticket’ little girl’s abandoned Big Wheel

    CADDO MILLS, Tex. – A young lady in North Texas had an unusual brush with the law recently after throwing caution to the wind and abandoning her vehicle. What’s unique is the young lady is 7-years-old and her vehicle is… a Big Wheel.¬†ūü§£ Instead of pulling into a designated parking spot at her Caddo Mills home October 14, Lily Reimold left her pink & white Big Wheel on the curb, because BUSY, and went on her way. And wouldn’t you […]

  • Run the Milwaukee Marathon the last two years? No, you didn’t

    MILWAUKEE — Milwaukee Marathon officials have confirmed the city’s marathon was short of “USATF Certification” markings due to the course being “set incorrectly.” This marks the second year in a row of issues at the race, according to WITI. Last year, it was too long. This year? Too short, by nearly a mile. Participants ran 25.4 miles, according to race officials. Race officials said Tuesday an internal investigation was underway to determine whether the track was the regulation 26.2 miles. […]

  • Harry Potter inspired wizardry & witchcraft ‘school’ coming to Texas

    KILLEEN – Okay, Harry Potter fanatics and wannabes in Texas, here’s your chance to add some really unique credentials to your LinkedIn profile. A retreat for learning how to be a wizard and how to practice witchcraft is happening in our very own hill country next week. I KNOW! The Worthwich School of Witchcraft and Wizardry is holding a 3-day all-inclusive Magical Retreat at the Parrie Haynes Ranch in Killeen, Texas, 50¬† miles north of Austin and about 2 1/2 […]

  • Cite-and-release for marijuana passes in Dallas

    DALLAS – Starting December 1, no more being arrested and immediately taken to jail for having 4 ounces or less of marijuana in the city of Dallas. Tuesday, the¬†Dallas County Commissioners Court voted 4-1 Tuesday to approve cite-and-release. The program¬†Dallas police to issue a court summons to people found with less than four ounces of marijuana. Supporters argue that cite-and-release frees up police to focus on violent crimes; Commissioner John Wiley Price, the lone ‘no’ vote, says the program isn’t […]

  • Texas county worker arrested for stealing $1.2 million in fajitas over 9 years

    BROWNSVILLE – A former Texas county employee has been arrested for stealing $1.2 million worth of fajitas. Gilberto Escaramilla was fired from his Cameron County Juvenile Justice Department job in August. He was arrested for felony theft after a search warrant turned up packages of county-funded fajitas inside his refrigerator,¬†according to Cameron County District Attorney Luis Saenz. Escaramilla has acknowledged stealing packages of the food for nine years. An audit of vendor invoices showed Escaramilla intercepted food deliveries being made […]

  • Nebraska Girl Scalped by Carnival Ride Sees Herself For the First Time – And Smiles

    OMAHA, Neb. – The 11-year-old Nebraska girl who had her scalp ripped from her head during a carnival ride saw her reflection for the first time since the freak accident — and she smiled. “Lulu is stronger than me,” her mother, Virginia Cooksey, said via Facebook¬†of her daughter Elizabeth ‘Lulu’ Gilreath.¬†“My baby girl saw herself for the first time today. The way she handle it (gave) me strength.” Cooksey says her daughter still can’t see out of one eye, and […]

  • WATCH: 3 Grannies Smoke Weed for the First Time

    How about a little Malt Liquor by JenRo feat. Reese Matik for opening music? With a little slow-motion of the grannies feeling the effects of marijuana? Yes, that’s when we know we’re in for a laugh.

  • Boy Scouts to allow girls to join Cub Scouts all the way up to Eagle Scouts

    IRVING – Girls who don’t want to sell cookies can now choose to become Boy Scouts instead, for real — same merit badges and ranks and all! The Boy Scouts of America announced Wednesday the organization’s Board of Directors unanimously approved welcoming girls to the iconic Cub Scout program. BSA will also develop a Scouting program for older girls, enabling them to obtain the highest rank of Eagle Scout. The decision comes after years of controversy over females not being […]

  • Grapevine Target shopper wanted for making lewd comment to 9-year-old girl, propositioning sex with 11-year-old girl

    GRAPEVINE – Police in Grapevine are searching for a man they say made disturbing comments to people shopping in a Grapevine Target store. Police say the man was in the Target store at on Ira E. Woods Sunday between 1:15 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. when he approached a 9-year-old girl and made a lewd comment about assaulting her. The man then approached a woman and her 11-year-old daughter, propositioning the woman about sex acts with the girl. The man left […]