The News

Christmas – a morning filled with opening presents and playing with the newfound toys and gadgets  - are happy times from many a childhood memories. But, with a troubled economy and families all across America barely scraping by to afford necessities, this Christmas may not produce the same warm fuzzy feelings for children hoping to find something from “Santa” under the tree come Dec. 25.

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BEAUMONT, TX—A 29-year-old Lumberton, Texas man has been sentenced to federal prison for child pornography violations in the Eastern District of Texas, announced U.S. Attorney John M. Bales today.

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Jefferson County officials are reporting the skeletal remains found on a rancher's property in Labelle could are in close proximity to where they were searching for a missing in teen in August and may belong to Sharon West.

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A woman wearing a purple shower cap and pajamas robbed a teller at gunpoint this morning at the Lonestar Bank, located at 7630 Highway 6 in Houston, Texas. Members of the Houston FBI’s Bank Robbery Task Force need your help in locating her. She’s been dubbed the “Rub-a-Dub Robber” because of the unusual attire she wore during the robbery.

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Port Arthur parks will soon get upgrades worth more than $313,000 as part of a settlement the General Land Office has reached over the Eagle Otome spill, which put nearly 397,000 gallons of crude oil into the Port Arthur Ship Channel.

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