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Tornado Kills at Least 4 in Texas Pandhandle Town

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www.nytimes.com – – 2023-06-22 22:03:00

SUMMARY: A devastating tornado hit the small town of Matador in Texas, killing four people and injuring nine others. The tornado was part of a day of extreme heat and storms that impacted much of Texas and parts of Oklahoma. Half of Matador, a close-knit community of around 600 people, was wiped out. The region is facing the potential for more extreme weather with thunderstorms, damaging wind gusts, hail, and heavy rain, while a heat dome continues to stall over much of Texas and Oklahoma without electricity.

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Harris County Constable Pct. 4 deputy ambushed and shot by armed robbery suspect on Slashwood near Deep Brook Drive, officials say

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abc13.com – Miya Shay – 2024-06-14 17:03:00

SUMMARY: A deputy constable was shot and hospitalized after an armed robbery suspect wielding an AR-15 robbed two Academy Sports & Outdoors stores in northwest Harris County. According to Precinct 4 Constable Mark Hermann, a deputy attempted a traffic stop on the suspect's vehicle, leading to a chase that ended on Slashwood. The suspect fired at the deputy before hiding in a house, where law enforcement later apprehended him. Hermann requested prayers for the injured deputy via social media. Eyewitness is actively gathering details, providing live updates, and monitoring the deputy's condition.

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Texas Longhorns QB Colt McCoy on SEC move, Quinn Ewers and Arch Manning

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www.kxan.com – Noah Gross – 2024-06-14 16:08:56

SUMMARY: Quarterback Colt McCoy, reflecting on his time at Texas and the upcoming 2024 season, discussed the renewed rivalries and high expectations for Texas as they enter the Southeastern Conference (SEC). McCoy expressed excitement for key games against Arkansas, Oklahoma, and Texas A&M, highlighting the historic Red River Rivalry. He praised the current Texas QB room and shared insights on his potential future in the NFL, noting a significant elbow injury. McCoy believes Texas is strategically poised for the SEC transition. Additionally, his annual camp in Austin raises funds for Dell Children’s Medical Center, underscoring his community involvement.

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Katy Fwy car fire: Heavy truck incident along IH-10 eastbound near Washington Avenue and Westcott Street causing traffic backups

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abc13.com – KTRK – 2024-06-14 14:50:44

SUMMARY: A heavy truck fire on the Katy Freeway in Houston is causing significant traffic delays. The incident occurred around 12:30 p.m. and involved a Jeep catching fire on IH-10 eastbound near Washington Avenue and Westcott Street. Three center lanes and two right lanes are closed as cleanup efforts continue. Alternate routes suggested include the Beltway and Highway 290. No injuries have been reported, and the duration of lane closures is unknown. For real-time traffic updates, Houstonians can use the ABC13 app to receive traffic alerts directly to their phones. © 2024 KTRK-TV. All rights reserved.

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