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Angelina Jolie gets double masectomy
Angelina Jolie says that she has had a preventive double mastectomy after learning she carried a gene that made it extremely likely she would get breast cancer.
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Philly abortion doctor guilty in 3 babies’ deaths
An abortion doctor was convicted Monday of first-degree murder and could face execution in the deaths of three babies who were delivered alive and then killed with scissors at his grimy, “house of horrors” clinic.
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Texas launches criminal probe into plant explosion
Texas law enforcement officials on Friday launched a criminal investigation into the massive fertilizer plant explosion that killed 14 people last month, after weeks of largely treating the blast as an industrial accident.
Granger sentenced to death in courthouse shooting
After disrupting his capital murder trial several times with profanity-filled outbursts, a Texas man erupted in one final chaotic fit when a jury sentenced him to death on Tuesday for killing a bystander while trying to shoot his daughter outside a courthouse.
Bartholomew Granger’s courtroom rants against his daughter, prosecutors and the judge had intensified since he was convicted last week of capital murder in the death of 79-year-old Minnie Ray Sebolt, who was walking outside the courthouse in Beaumont when she was shot in March 2012.
BREAKING NEWS: Gas line rupture in Nederland has been fixed
A 4-inch gas line in Nederland was ruptured near 12th and Atlanta at around 9:24 a.m. Tuesday. Texas Gas Company associates are on scene and have managed to shut down the leak. Nederland Fire Department is on hand as a precaution in case the gas is ignited.
Streets around the area are being blocked as a precaution.
Check back as more information becomes available.
Brooks airport falls short
After nearly three months of operation, Jack Brooks Regional Airport has so far failed to meet its monthly minimum revenue guarantee.
'Let Kreedom Ring'
'American Idol' star and Woodville native Kree Harrison comes home for an action-packed weekend in Southeast Texas.
Kree Harrison homecoming concert, parade Saturday
Southeast Texas will have an opportunity to celebrate since “American Idol” contestant and Woodville native Kree Harrison has made it into the final three.
Harrison will return to Woodville Saturday, kicking off the hometown festivities with a Q&A at the Wesley Center of Woodville UMC at 8 a.m., that will be followed by a parade down Hwy 190 in Woodville at 10 a.m. The parade will start at Kelly St. and end at Charlton St.
Following the hometown celebration Harrison will then hold a free concert at Ford Park in Beaumont beginning at 3:30 p.m. with doors opening at 2:30 p.m.
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