The high schoolers involved in a tour bus crash are from Channelview, Texas and were on their way back home after a trip to Disney, a family member told KHOU11. The students are said to be members of the school’s marching band.
According to Loxley Police, I-10 eastbound is shut down because a tour bus has fallen off a ravine.
The bus was reportedly returning to Houston, Texas from a school trip.
Officials say 12 to 20 people were injured in the accident and up to 45 people were on the bus.
Major Anthony Lowery with Baldwin County Sheriff’s Office said multiple helicopters are responding to an accident involving a bus on I-10 near mile marker 57.
This is a developing story. Check back as details emerge.
Kelle David Hein, a preacher at Family Baptist Church in Laredo, has been named as the victim in a plane crash Thursday morning.
Hein, 56, was killed in the crash that claimed the lives of two on Laredo International Airport, according to Webb County Medical Examiner.
The other victim’s identity has not yet been released. Hein was known to travel extensively with his wife, Tammy.
At approximately 10:39 a.m. Thursday, the Laredo Police and Fire departments received reports of a downed plane. Authorities found the crash site behind Iglesia Cristiana Emmanuel and Quality Reflections Glassworks in the 6400 block of Polaris Drive. Continue reading
TheCount.com has obtained a booking photo of Lindsay Marie Behrendt, the Texas woman killed when her car crashed into the back of an 18-wheeler on Interstate 10 early Saturday morning.
Police say an 18-wheeler was traveling on I-10 and approaching Pfeil Road, Schertz, TX, around 1 a.m. Saturday, when Behrendt slammed into the back of the big rig in her SUV at a high rate of speed.
Behrendt was pronounced dead at the scene. Police said she was not wearing a seat belt at the time of the crash. Continue reading
A San Antonio homeowner who had his Christmas decor ripped off from his front lawn is now fighting back by filling the missing spaces with a massive display featuring none other than the suspected thief.
Ken Lamkin says he’s “getting back” at the Grinch who stole his Christmas after discovering key components of his Christmas display pilfered from the front lawn of his southwest Texas home.
Lamkin says the man was caught on camera stealing a 16-foot animated inflatable and a fog machine. Continue reading
Tanya Albrecht is accused along with another person of stealing a hearse that contained a body, then dumping the dead body out into a Brazos County, Texas, intersection.
According to reports, Albrecht, 28, or her cohort, Adam Crow, 27, pushed the body out of the moving vehicle in the middle of an intersection as they made their getaway.
A contractor for the funeral reportedly left the hearse for short amount of time and 28-year-old Tanya Albrecht stole the vehicle. It was spotted by a Brazos County Sheriff’s deputy who found Albrecht and Crow inside. Continue reading
U.S. immigration officials say, Silvestre Franco-Luviano, the man suspected of a double murder in Cedar Hill, a Dallas suburb, was in the country illegally. Franco-Luviano had been deported three times to Mexico prior to the killings.
Franco-Luviano was arrested Tuesday at an apartment in Georgetown, about 25 miles north of Austin. Ruben Moreno, 23, of Duncanville and Walton Betts, 44 of Cedar Hill were his victims.
U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement said in a statement Wednesday that an immigration detainer has been placed on the 40-year-old Mexican national. He remains in the Williamson County Jail in Georgetown on a murder warrant in the Sunday night slaying of a motorist in Dallas. Continue reading
Davey Dauzat, a man living in Texas, has been arrested and charged with first degree murder after police say his wife’s head was found in a freezer in the couple’s home.
Dauzat, 23, had been contacted by police earlier in the day after they were called to the home for a welfare check. The PR said claimed Dauzat was assaulting his wife, Natasha.
Officers returned later after another call stated Dauzat had murdered his wife. After negotiating with Dauzat during a stand off, police say he emerged from the home covered in blood and admitted to killing his wife while the couple’s two children, ages one and two, were in the home. Continue reading
In the first Zika case in Texas linked to trip within U.S., a Texas resident who recently traveled to Miami has tested positive for Zika.
The El Paso County recently returned from an area of Miami where local transmission by U.S. mosquitoes has occurred. It is also the first Zika case for the county, which has found no other evidence of the virus or local transmission.
There have been 108 cases of travel-related Zika in Texas, including three pregnant women and one person who had sexual contact with a traveler, health officials said. Continue reading
Authorities are on the scene after several people were injured at an incident at a refinery in Port Arthur, Texas.
According to the Jefferson County Sheriff, three to four people are injured. The incident occurred at the Sunoco refinery on 2300 Twin City Highway.
The Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office along with Nederland PD has responded to an incident at the Sunoco refinery located at 2300 Twin City Hwy. At this time we know that there are at least 3 to 4 people are injured. Continue reading
Des Moines, Iowa, mother, Hallie Amick, was arrested after police say her 2-year-old son was found home alone, trying to eat a frozen chicken breast.
Amick, 30, is facing charges of child endangerment after police say they went to a home in the 100 block of East Emma Ave. around 10:15 a.m. Monday after someone called 911 reporting a toddler left home alone.
When officers arrived, they found a 2-year-old male in the backyard, wearing nothing but a full and sagging diaper. Continue reading