Joel Leal, KXXV News Channel 25

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Recent articles by Joel:

Suspects fire rounds at home, property damaged: Temple police

The Temple Police Department is currently investigating a shooting that left a residential property damaged. → Read More

Midland police asking for public's help in reuniting teen with family

Officials said he is not able to communicate what his name is or where he lives, but believe he is approximately 13-17 years old. → Read More

Head-on collision kills 2 drivers in San Saba County: Texas DPS

Two men are dead after a driver failed to stay in their lane, resulting in a head-on collision, Texas DPS said. → Read More

Buried fetus discovered in Brenham was legally released to mother, police say

The Brenham Police Department said Monday, the "persons of interest" voluntarily came to their police department to talk to investigators. → Read More

Temple police searching for shooting suspect, victim hospitalized with 'life-threatening' injuries

Temple police said one man was found shot and transported to a hospital with "life-threatening injuries." → Read More

Buried fetus found in Brenham, witnesses say teens spotted with shovel: Report

Witnesses said two people, a male and female believed to be teenagers, were reportedly seen carrying a shovel while coming from the woods at Holht Park. → Read More

Mother killed, daughter injured after fight with man at Houston motel

A woman is dead and her adult daughter is hospitalized after a late-night shooting at a motel in southeast Houston, news outlets reported. → Read More

'Protecting his cousin': 17-year-old cook killed outside Fort Worth Whataburger

A 17-year-old Whataburger cook is dead after getting shot "protecting his cousin," ABC affiliate WFAA in Dallas reported Friday afternoon. → Read More

Indiana man ejected, killed in fiery rollover crash on IH-14 in Bell County: Texas DPS

Texas DPS said the victim had not been wearing a safety belt at the time and was ejected from the 2005 Chevrolet Suburban SUV. → Read More

Burglary suspects wanted for stealing thousands from Brazos Valley Hindu temple

The search continues for two burglary suspects wanted for stealing thousands of dollars from a Brazos Valley temple. → Read More

FOUND SAFE: AMBER Alert discontinued for kidnapped Texas girls

60-year-old Jame Burns, their paternal grandmother, has since been taken into custody in Richardson a short time ago. → Read More

Texas DPS issues Endangered Missing Person Alert for San Antonio teen

Robert Rodriguez Jr., 27, was last seen at 5 p.m. Saturday at the 2100 block of Geoth Road in San Antonio. → Read More

No injuries reported after plane crash on Houston-area highway: Texas DPS

The pilot is not reporting any injuries at this time, Texas DPS said. → Read More

Metallic horse head statue donated to Leon County Sheriff's Office

Comprised of knives, weapons, and handcuffs - the metallic items were chosen to reflect law enforcement, according to local artist Terry Jones. → Read More

'Little chance of survival': Texas company fined $250K after fatal trench collapse

A Texas construction company has been found guilty of giving two workers "little chance of survival" in a fatal trench collapse, officials said. → Read More

Male body discovered behind Rosa's Café in Waco: Police

A male body has been discovered outside a Central Texas restaurant, police said. → Read More

Train-pedestrian crash kills 21-year-old man: Copperas Cove police

Police said the victim, Masao Joverson Skilling, had been laying on the train tracks prior to the incident. → Read More

Texas oil refinery fire in panhandle leaves 3 injured: Officials

An oil refinery fire in the Texas panhandle Tuesday morning has left three people injured, officials said. → Read More

Texas DPS: 22-year-old man killed after hitting deer in Grimes County

Ritvik Aayush Reddy Yeruva, 22, of Cypress, had been driving northbound on State Highway 90, officials said. → Read More

Man arrested in murder of Houston-area teacher started dating her week before her killing: Report

An arrest has been made in the murder case of a Houston-area teacher who was found shot to death in her backyard, news outlets report. → Read More