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Texas fertilizer plant blast injures dozens
An explosion at a fertilizer plant near Waco Wednesday night injured dozens of people and sent flames shooting high into the night sky, leaving the factory a smoldering ruin and causing major damage to surrounding buildings.
Feds deny reports Boston Marathon bombing suspect is arrested
Police and reporters converged on the federal courthouse in Boston on Wednesday amid conflicting reports of whether a suspect was in custody in the marathon bombings that killed three people and wounded more than 170.
Docs: Ex-official's wife confesses in Kaufman County DA deaths
The wife of a former North Texas justice of the peace was charged with capital murder after confessing to her involvement in the three shooting deaths of the local district attorney, his wife and an assistant prosecutor, authorities said Wednesday.
UPDATE: Suspect surrenders after 5-hour standoff in Palestine
A suspect who eluded law enforcement agencies during a Saturday evening manhunt surrendered himself to authorities Monday night following a five-hour standoff with officers and negotiators at a Palestine residence.
Boston Marathon bombing kills 3, injures over 140
BOSTON (AP) — Two bombs exploded in the crowded streets near the finish line of the Boston Marathon on Monday, killing at least three people and injuring more than 140 in a bloody scene of shattered glass and severed limbs that raised alarms that terrorists might have struck again in the U.S.
Confederate Veterans Memorial Plaza dedicated in Palestine
The John H. Reagan Camp No. 2156 of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans officially opened its Confederate Veterans Memorial Plaza Saturday following a parade and dedication ceremony at its location on private property in downtown Palestine.
H.S. Girls Basketball: Martin's Mill too much for Slocum in regional final
Much like in last year’s regional semifinal, Haily Jenkins and Martin’s Mill were too much for the Slocum girls’ basketball team in Saturday’s regional final.
Unlike a year ago, this year Martin’s Mill didn’t even give Slocum a chance to keep it close.
The state’s top-ranked team earned its eighth-straight trip to the state tournament here Saturday at Tyler Junior College’s Wagstaff Gym, using a 28-3 run in the first quarter to leave no doubt en route to a 70-34 victory.
Plane lands safely at Palestine airport after reporting problems with landing gear
A small plane landed safely at the Palestine Municipal Airport today after the pilot reported malfunctioning landing gear. Emergency personnel including firefighters, police, Department of Public Safety troopers and EMS were on the scene. More on this story as it develops.
BREAKING NEWS: Sanderson Farms to construct $92 million facilities in Anderson County
Sanderson Farms notified the City of Palestine and Anderson County today of its intent to build a poultry complex in the region. The announcement immediately followed the completion of the company’s annual stockholders meeting in Laurel, Miss.
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