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Behind the scenes of Waymo’s worst automated truck crash

On May 5, a Class 8 Waymo Via truck operating in autonomous mode with a human safety operator behind the wheel was hauling a trailer northbound on Interstate 45 toward Dallas, Texas. At 3:11 p.m., just outside Ennis, the modified Peterbilt was traveling in the far right lane when a passing truck and trailer combo entered its lane.
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Navarro County bans fireworks ahead of July Fourth weekend

CORSICANA, Texas - Because of the heat and the lack of rain in the area, some local government officials are banning the use and sale of certain fireworks. Navarro County made that announcement Friday. The Navarro County judge says he’s on edge this Fourth of July weekend with the extreme...
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Waxahachie child predator sentenced to life for sexually abusing 5-year-old

WAXAHACHIE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A Waxahachie man was sentenced to spend the rest of his life in prison on Thursday after a jury convicted him of sexually abusing a four-year-old girl.Carlos Cruz Padron, 77, of Waxahachie, was previously convicted of Aggravated Sexual Assault of a Child, a first degree felony.In September 2019, according to court documents, Padron sexually abused the girl. She told her family about the abuse soon afterwards, and they reported it to police.Officers with the Waxahachie Police Department found that Padron had admitted to sexually abused another young girl in the 1990s.During the trial's sentencing phase, the...

Food Truck Friday Returns July 1

Corsicana Main Street is bringing back Food Truck Friday this week on July 1 from 5 p.m to 10 p.m. This week features an all-new selection of trucks for the summer, including:. Raquel Lindemann 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Elizabeth Reed 8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Cool Zone area with...


Cosmetology is more than cutting hair. It is a profession that will tap into and develop every talent you possess and is only the first step in shaping your destiny. The Cosmetology Technology Program at Hill College offers theory and practical instruction to prepare you for employment as a licensed cosmetologist. Each location at Hill College is licensed by the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation.
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Corsicana ISD Pulls Hoodies, Hooded Apparel in School Safety Dress Code Change

During a special meeting on Monday, the Corsicana Independent School District Board of Trustees voted to make changes to the Standardized Dress Code eliminating hoods and leggings while relaxing rules around socks and belts. One of the main modifications included the elimination of hoodies and hooded apparel in an effort...

Our Stop For Kolaches At A Texas Interstate Gas Station

It’s understandable if you’ve never heard of a kolache before. We’d never seen them before we started visiting Texas and the first ones we tried were from the local Buc-ee’s. Originally, the kolache was a Czech pastry typically with a fruit filling. Every Eastern European country...

Meat Church BBQ Supply Is a One-Stop Shop for Barbecue Newbies

Early retirement is the dream of many who work in the world of finance. Matt Pittman managed it at age 43, but it wasn’t thanks to any fat-cat clients or boardroom deal-making. Pittman built a barbecue rub business, Meat Church BBQ, out of a last-place finish on a televised barbecue competition. When the company launched in 2014, he ran it out of his house in Waxahachie. Four years later, Meat Church had surpassed one million dollars in total sales.

Tips for landscaping in the shade in West Texas

The summer heat is scorching, and those with large shade trees in the landscape are surely enjoying the cover that the canopies provide, reducing electricity bills and helping to keep the home and yard cooler. But landscaping in the shade can be challenging - turfgrass does not grow well in shade, and there are many popular landscape plants that need full sun to thrive and bloom. ...

The Beautiful West Texas State Park Perfect For A Weekend Getaway

As a lover of old hotels with a good story to tell, I have been known to let an interesting-looking historic inn or lodge dictate my road-trip route. That was the case when I planned my recent drive through West Texas. The moment I saw photos of the white, pueblo-style walls of the Davis Mountains State Park’s Indian Lodge, and read its history as a member of a Civilian Conservation Corps project, I knew I had to visit.