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Monday, September 3 2012, 03:24 PM CDT
Missing boater who tried to save friends found drowned





CONROE, Texas-- by Andrew Horansky / KHOU 11News


A search along Lake Conroe ended in tragedy Saturday when search teams found a missing boater in 25 feet of water, marking an end to a long day of searching.


The victim had tried to rescue two women he believed to be drowning. Turns out, the women were wearing life jackets but the man was not.


Montgomery County deputies say the three of them had been together on a pontoon boat and that they were related. The exact nature of their relationships is unknown.


Witnesses say the man jumped into the water near Atkins Creek off of April sound, and was not seen after that.


Officials point out that the levels on Lake Conroe this Labor Day weekend are about three feet below normal.


Missing boater who tried to save friends found drowned

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Sony hackers promise Christmas surprise

New video posted on police storming Sydney coffee house

DPS investigating fatal collision involving 18 wheeler and SUV in Hardin County

La Quinta in Bridge City robbed at gunpoint

Man dies in Orange shooting,another wounded

Unattended fire scorches 100 acres in Lakes Area

Cool to flood into area with passing front

Police storm Sydney cafe where hostages held

Motorists in targeted by a "secret" policeman (think holidays)

Website ranks Texas drivers as 'third worst' in the country

Port Arthur man dies in hit and run accident

Father has dazzling light show for son who died of cancer

Do not call list doesn't solve pestering issue

Dallas area predicted to have one of worst flu outbreaks

BREAKING NEWS: Police in Orange investigating a deadly shooting

Officers looking for help in finding man accused of severely burning woman with hot grease

Beaumont Police seeking witnesses who saw woman prior to time she ended up out of vehicle and died on MLK

Bike patrol keeping shoppers safe

Crystal Boyett was still in jail Friday after judge increases bond to $2.4 million

Red Kettle Campaign down on donations

Man arrested on charge of deserting grandchildren

Jasper County deputies solve $40,000 oilfield theft case in less than 24 hours

Jefferson County deputies arrest Louisiana murder suspect

Restaurant Report: Dec. 12, 2014

Grinch steals Groves family's Christmas

Jefferson County gang injunction targets the 'Surenos 13' gang

Judge increases Crystal Boyett's bond, prohibits from driving

Mauriceville issues Boil Water notice

Man charged with murder learns fate

Couple celebrates 72 anniversary

Egyptian Spiderman thrills kids

Grinch steals Christmas from Groves family

Man makes and gives handcrafted rocking horses to children in custody of Child Protective Services

Children get to do their own Christmas shopping, thanks to a foundation

Bell ringer suprised with $10,000 donation

KFDM Listens: Dec. 11, 2014 - Exploring the Affordable Care Act for health insurance

Police Chief is everyone's hero

Update: Boyett prohibited from driving; bond increased by $400,000 to $2.4 million

KFDM learns Jefferson County D.A. files first gang injunction

KFDM learns Jefferson County D.A. files first gang injunction

Firefighters douse 18 wheeler fire

It will be a Whimsical Christmas in MidCounty

Deputies find evidence buried in woods

Shane Hadnot pleads guilty to drug charge

Beaumont PD museum, remembering the past helps the future

Friend of Port Arthur man who was shot and killed speaks to KFDM

BPD has released surveillance video with armed robber's voice; Do you recognize gunman's voice?

KFDM learns Shane Hadnot pleads guilty in case prosecutors say is linked to death of Alfred Wright

Mid County Performing Arts Company presents 'A Whimsical Christmas'

Four plead guilty to counterfeiting charges

Jefferson County S.O. looking for man it calls 'dangerous fugitive'

Thieves use van as battering ram to steal ATM from Cheek Grocery

Beaumont investigators believe transients cause fire at vacant Econo Lodge

Small Town Shopping Can be Exciting During Christmas

Council votes to annex Valero

Museum of the Gulf Coast Hosts Holiday Extravaganza

Brehnam High Schools students print prosthetic hand

Two dead in Dallas seniors apartments fire

KFDM's Haley Bull reports Port Arthur council votes to annex Valero

Ebola fighters named Time Person of the Year

PAPD investigating fatal shooting

Students show bias for male online instructors

Pizza delivery woman lured, robbed, and shot

Gunmen rob Dollar General

BBB warns against IRS and other calls to collect money

Family, friends honor 97-year-old veteran

CrimeStoppers needs your help

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Business News

Major business and economic reports scheduled for today:

WASHINGTON (AP) -- The Labor Department will report today on the number of people who applied for unemployment benefits last week. In last Thursday's report, the number of Americans seeking jobless benefits fell for the first time in a month, a sign that layoffs remain low and hiring is probably still healthy.

Consumer News

   WEST PALM BEACH, FL -- (Marketwired) -- 03/21/14 --
 Companies that pride themselves on being eco-friendly may have conflicted
 ideas between marketing with ad specialties and maintaining their green
 reputation. ...

Entertainment News

"SELMA" STAR COMES TO AID OF BENEDICT CUMBERBATCH

LONDON (AP) -- The actor who plays Martin Luther King in "Selma" is speaking about the racial controversy over fellow British actor Benedict Cumberbatch.

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SUPER BOWL SUPERFAN

WINFIELD, Pa. (AP) -- Super Bowl 49 will be the 49th for superfan Tom Henschel.

Science/Tech News

IN THE NEWS: WAZE -- AND POLICE

WASHINGTON (AP) -- It's used it to keep track of things like traffic delays and speed traps.


 

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