Authorities say six cows were killed and a South Texas deputy was injured during a suspected drunk driving accident.KRIS-TV reports an unidentified driver was traveling on a road around 1 a.m. Saturday when she crashed into a group of cows.Texas Department of Public Safety Trooper Marco Everett says a Nueces County Sheriff\'s Office deputy who was leading the cows off the roadway they had wandered onto was injured.The deputy suffered non-life threatening injuries.Everett says investigators believe the driver fell asleep just before the accident in Bishop, located about 40 miles southwest of Corpus Christi.Authorities are investigating the accident as a possible drunk driving incident but no charges have yet been filed in the case.
An Amber Alert has been discontinued for an 11-year-old girl who was abducted around 8:30 p.m. Friday. Sophia Casso was abducted by an unknown person driving a black Ford F-150, according to investigators.The suspect is described as a white man between 5 feet 11 inches and 6 feet 4 inches tall, weighs about 220-250 pounds, has brown eyes, black hair and was wearing a black shirt.Casso is described as 5 feet 4 inches tall, about 122 pounds, has brown hair with blond tips and was wearing a gray tank top, a blue jean jacket and blue jeans.She was last seen at a park near 5410 Alejandro Street in Corpus Christi.KPRC will provide updates when they become available. Download the Click2Houston news app in your app store to stay up-to-date with the latest news while you\'re on the go.Sign up for KPRC 2 newsletters to get breaking news, sports, entertainment, contests and more delivered straight to your email inbox.
A medical examiner has identified a body found at a North Texas landfill as a 14-year-old girl missing since Monday evening.The Tarrant County Medical Examiner\'s Office identified the body Thursday as that of Kaytlynn Cargill of Bedford, Texas.Arlington police Lt. Christopher Cook says the body was discovered Wednesday afternoon by a waste collection worker at a north Arlington landfill. An autopsy has been ordered to determine the cause of her death.Bedford police say the girl was last seen Monday evening as she walked her dog. Her dog was later found tied to a fence at the nearby dog park. A friend of the girl said she had asked others to watch the dog for a minute but didn\'t return.
The internet did what it does best when the Dallas Zoo published video Tuesday of an excited gorilla going bananas when he got to splash around in a pool.A Twitter user set the video to the iconic \"Maniac\" music from \"Flashdance.\" Here\'s the original video posted Tuesday on Dallas Zoo Tube: The description on the video reads: \"Watch Zola gorilla demonstrate play behaviors as he splashes and dances during a swimming pool enrichment session behind-the-scenes.\"When Bob Hagh saw the video, he apparently saw one thing: \"Flashdance.\" Here\'s the version he created, elevated for the internet\'s enjoyment: \n \n I added some music to this. pic.twitter.com/UwjhTKpaeu-- Bob Hagh (@BobHagh) June 22, 2017 \n
Authorities believe a 15-year-old girl is in grave or immediate danger after she was abducted, according to an Amber Alert issued by the Brewster County Sheriff\'s Office Thursday.Authorities are searching for Stormie Clemmer. She is described as white, about 5 feet 7 inches tall, about 100 pounds, and has brown hair, green eyes and was last seen wearing a black shirt, blue jean shorts and hiking shoes, according to authorities.Police are also searching for Andrew Akers in connection to Clemmer\'s abduction.Akers, 20, is described as white, about 5 feet 11 inches tall, about 210 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes.Anyone with information on Clemmer\'s whereabouts is asked to call the Brewster County Sheriff\'s Office at 432-837-3488. Download the Click2Houston news app in your app store to stay up-to-date with the latest news while you\'re on the go.Sign up for KPRC 2 newsletters to get breaking news, sports, entertainment, contests and more delivered straight to your email inbox.
Federal investigators announced a \"significant update\" Thursday in the investigation of a fire at a mosque in Victoria.The fire was reported Jan. 28 at the Islamic Center of Victoria.In March, investigators said that the suspect in the case, Marq Vincent Perez, was arrested in connection with an unrelated incident.Perez has been charged with a hate crime in this case.READ: Man charged with hate crime in burning of Victoria mosque Download the Click2Houston news app in your app store to stay up-to-date with the latest news while you\'re on the go.Sign up for KPRC 2 newsletters to get breaking news, sports, entertainment, contests and more delivered straight to your email inbox.
Bull riding has a whole different meaning, apparently, in Nebraska as a video shows a live longhorn in the passenger seat of a Ford Crown Victoria.You read it right: Nebraskans apparently have ditched the traditional way of transporting livestock by truck and trailer, and instead have cut out the passenger side of an old police cruiser to fit an adult longhorn.Video of the \"farm vehicle\" was shared to YouTube on Friday and has already gained more than 20,000 views.According to the YouTube page \"ViralHog\" -- which licensed the video on behalf of Craig Falls, who shot the video -- the converted Crown Victoria was traveling down a highway in Verdigre, Nebraska.Falls said he went to pass a slow vehicle on the highway and as he was passing by the car, he noticed something very strange was on the passenger side of the car.\"We were driving down the highway on our way to Kolach Days in Verdigre, Nebraska, to play a polka gig, when traffic began to slow down. We went to pass the slow vehicle and noticed as we passed by there was a crazy sight,\" Falls said, according to the YouTube page. \"We pulled over and waited for it ...
Thirteen men were arrested as investigators wrapped up a two-month operation called Operation Broken Heart, which was aimed at catching predators attempting to have sex with children they met online.\n\nThe following men were charged with online solicitation of a minor, a second-degree felony punishable by two to 20 years in prison, and attempted sexual assault of a child, a third-degree felony punishable by two to 10 years in prison:\n\n-- Alfonso Salinas, 23, of Houston\n-- Levi James, 36, of Louisiana\n-- Mario Lopez, 25, of Houston\n-- Juan Pena, 42, a registered sex offender from Houston\n-- Roydell Cleaver, 66, of Houston\n-- Quincy Milton, 25, of Richmond\n-- Dennis Pineda, 28, of Humble\n-- Jonathan Lucio, 30, of Rosenberg\n-- Raul Garcia, 20, of Wharton\n-- Adrian Botello, 19, of Houston\n-- Jacob Payne, 24, of Houston\n-- Justin Miles, 28, of Houston\n-- Michel Rodriguez, 27, of CypressPHOTOS: Predators targeting children arrested in Operation Broken Heart The operation was led by the Houston Metro Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force and included officers from the Sugar Land Police Department, the Fort Bend County District Attorney\'s Office, the Rosenberg Police Department, the Katy Independent School District Police Department, the Houston Police Department, Harris County Constable Precinct 1, the Webster Police Department, ...
While it is unknown when specifically Tropical Storm Cindy will land, the people living near the gulf aren\'t taking the storm lightly.The wind was whipping Tuesday night along Sabine Pass, contributing to the unsettled nerves of residents watching the storm make its way to the coast.\"We just got everything put up like it should be and hopefully it does nothing but wind and rain,\" Fannie Henderson said. \"We\'ve got plenty of groceries and a generator just in case the lights go out.\"Henderson lived through Hurricane Rita, and most recently Ike, which both slammed the area. She knows all too well what storms can do.\"It took our whole house down, it was real bad. We left. We went to Houston to my son\'s and come to find out it came that way too,\" Henderson said.Many residents across the area said they\'ve been watching the weather closely and paying extra attention to the radar.\"People are starting to notice now. Everybody is fastening stuff down and stocking up on various stuff,\" April Green, who works in Sabine Pass, said.With Tropical Storm Cindy expected to make landfall somewhere along the coast in the next 36-48 hours, residents are preparing now instead of waiting until ...
The Holocaust Museum Houston has revealed designs for a dramatic $49.4 million expansion of its current building.\n\nThe museum, at 5401 Caroline St., plans to add about 35,000 square feet of space, which will more than double the building\'s current size, to a total of 57,000 square feet. The expansion will make it the fourth-largest Holocaust museum in the country, according to a news release from the museum.VIDEO: Animated rendering of Holocaust Museum renovations\n\nMayor Sylvester Turner was expected to take part in the expansion announcement Tuesday evening, at the museum\'s Albert and Ethel Herzstein Auditorium.\n\nDuring a $15 million check ceremony, the museum also was expected to name the principal donor of the largest contribution in its history, whose matching grant secured naming rights to the new building while bringing the campaign to its funding goal, officials said.PHOTOS: Houston Holocaust Museum renovations\n\nTwo-thirds of the current building will be razed to make way for a three-story structure to house exhibits, classrooms, library and administrative offices, the news release said.\n\nConstruction will run from October through early 2019.\n\nConstruction will also require the museum to temporarily relocate most of its permanent exhibit, classrooms and administrative offices to 9220 Kirby Drive, Suite 100. The museum will close ...