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Texas police identify ice cream licker as teenage girl

Jul. 5, 2019 3:20 PM EDT

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Police in East Texas say a teenager from San Antonio is suspected of taking a tub of ice cream from a Walmart freezer, removing the top to lick the ice cream and then returning it to the freezer. Blue Bell Creameries said in a statement that it determined a Walmart store in Lufkin was...

Police surround house for burglary, find deer instead

Jun. 7, 2019 1:18 PM EDT

LUFKIN, Texas (AP) — Police who surrounded a house in eastern Texas because they thought they had a burglary in progress found a deer instead. The homeowner called Lufkin police early Thursday after she heard glass breaking. The woman hid in a closet and realized she had left her weapon in the kitchen....