VIDEO: Lost Aggie ring found, toilet protest expands, more

Published on Friday, 27 December 2013 12:21 - Written by

Howard Thompson catches you up on today's news.


A 6-year-old girl who had just purchased candy from an ice cream truck in San Antonio was killed when the vehicle backed over her.

April Soliz had leapt onto the rear bumper of the truck as the driver backed up to turn around on a dead-end street, but she fell and was caught under a tire.

The driver did not know she had jumped on the bumper.


New bike trails will be added to established ones connecting Dallas and Fort Worth.

The plan is to use 30 miles of existing bike trails and then connect those routes with 34 additional miles.


An Aggie ring that spent years in a wastewater treatment plant has been returned to its owner.

Megan Marie Hubbard's ring fell into an automatic flush toilet weeks before her graduation from Texas A&M and disappeared.

The ring reappeared this month when a plant technician saw it shining.


A plumber in Maine put five commodes in his yard when his city's planning board, backed by his neighbors, denied permission for a Dunkin' Donuts shop in his neighborhood.

The developers were had offered him three-times what he paid for his home so they could tear it down and build.

His protest has now grown to twenty-eight toilets. He thinks he can fit one hundred in his yard.

His neighbors call his protest childish.