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Catholic Charities Fort Worth Assisting Immigrant Children Separated From Families

A North Texas-based organization is helping immigrant children who were separated from their families at the U.S.-Mexico border.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 9:51 pm


N. Texas Leaders Want To Help Children Separated From Parents At Border

The Dallas County Judge and a State Representative share a goal of helping the children and families who are being separated at the southern border.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 8:01 pm


Sen. Cruz Introduces Bill To Keep Illegal Immigrant Families Together

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz has introduced a bill that looks to keep illegal immigrant families together and expedite the asylum process.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 6:25 pm


Land Deal Ties Interior Secretary’s Family, Halliburton Boss

U.S. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke's family is involved in a land deal in his Montana hometown with the head of an energy services giant that does business with the Interior Department, according to records and interviews Tuesday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 3:43 pm


5 Charged In ‘Smuggling Scheme’ After Fatal Crash In Texas

Five people have been charged in a "smuggling scheme" following the fatal crash of an SUV that was fleeing Border Patrol agents and sheriff's deputies in South Texas, federal prosecutors said Tuesday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 3:00 pm


‘Don’t Leave Me, Mom’: Detainee Tells Of Separation From Son

President Donald Trump's administration adopted a new "zero tolerance" policy in April designed to curb a wave of Central American migrants who say they are fleeing violence at home. Homeland Security officials now refer all cases of illegal entry for prosecution.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 2:53 pm


Trump Jr Cancels Appearance At Bush Fundraiser

A dispute between two political families escalated Tuesday as Donald Trump Jr. canceled plans to raise money for the eldest son of former Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 2:12 pm


Son Of Former Cowboys Player Arrested For Mesquite Double Murder

Cassius WilliamsCassius Shakembe Williams, the son of Dallas Cowboys legend Erik Williams, is behind bars today charged with Capital Murder.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 1:38 pm


Willie Nelson To Trump: ‘Let’s Go Down To A Border Detention Center’

Country music icon Willie Nelson has extended an offer to meet President Donald Trump at one of the detention centers at the U.S.-Mexico border to better understand what's happening there.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 12:31 pm


Family To Receive Remains Of WWII Soldier From Texas

The remains of a Central Texas soldier killed in 1945 during a World War II battle in Germany have been identified and are being returned to his family.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 10:40 am


7 Guatemalans Treated At Texas Burn Hospital After Volcano

A seventh Guatemalan child severely burned when a volcano erupted this month was transferred to a Texas hospital.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 10:15 am


Dallas Judge: County Can Be Ready For Immigrant Children In 2 Weeks

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins said, “If the roles were reversed and our children were separated from us in Honduras, I think we would want the same thing. We would want the community to rise up.”

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 8:33 am


Dallas Kids Learning How To Pilot Drones At Summer Camp

DroneElementary school students in Dallas this week are taking the controls and getting a head start on science learning at drone camp, bringing a lift to the summer doldrums.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 8:25 am


Police Investigate Shooting Death In Southwest Fort Worth

Fort Worth Death InvestigationPolice in Fort Worth are investigating a death in the southwestern part of the city. Authorities were called Tuesday after a man spotted a woman's body in a public grassy area.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2018, 7:37 am


The Ones For Texas: The Woman Behind The Bells

Carol Anne Taylor, perched up in the bell tower of the Cathedral Shrine of the Virgin of Guadalupe, has played the carillon for the last 13 years.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2018, 5:20 pm


Cornyn, Cruz: Families Should Be Kept Together At The Border

U.S. Senators John Cornyn and Ted Cruz (R-Texas) announced plans to keep parents and their children together at the border.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2018, 4:55 pm


Laura Bush: Taking Kids From Parents At Border Is “Cruel,” “Immoral”

Former first lady Laura Bush criticized the Trump administration over the practice of separating undocumented migrant families, taking children from their parents at the border.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2018, 1:46 pm


Convicted Texas Democratic State Senator Resigning Post

A state senator from San Antonio is resigning, months after being convicted on 11 federal counts of money laundering and wire and securities fraud.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2018, 1:24 pm


Facebook Won’t Show Weapon Accessory Ads To People Under 18

Facebook Is getting tougher when it comes to gun-related advertising.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2018, 1:06 pm


Rent-A-Center Going Private In $800 Million Sale

Texas-based Rent-A-Center is being sold to a private equity firm for more than $800 million.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2018, 10:54 am


Sheriff: Texas Deputy Sexually Abused 4-Year-Old Undocumented Immigrant

A Texas sheriff's deputy is accused of sexually assaulting a 4-year-old girl and threatening the child's mother with deportation if she reported him.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2018, 9:13 am


TV Host Jimmy Kimmel Beat By Sen. Ted Cruz In Charity Game

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz triumphed over late night TV host Jimmy Kimmel in their much-hyped charity basketball game that Kimmel dubbed the Blobfish Basketball Classic.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2018, 7:38 am


Protections For Immigrants Erode Under Trump Since Inaugural

The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has grabbed worldwide attention, drawn scorn from human-rights organizations and overtaken the immigration debate in Congress.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2018, 7:10 am


5 Dead After Vehicle Fleeing Border Patrol Agents Crashes In South Texas

At least five people are dead and several others hurt as an SUV carrying more than a dozen people crashed while fleeing from Border Patrol agents in South Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2018, 4:40 pm


Hundreds Of Children Wait In Border Patrol Facility In Texas

Inside an old warehouse in South Texas, hundreds of children wait away from their parents in a series of cages created by metal fencing.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2018, 3:31 pm


Texas Tech Student Dies In Fall While Studying In Russia

A Texas Tech University student participating in a University of Texas study program in Russia died in a fall.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2018, 2:53 pm


Houston Warehouse Eyed As New Shelter For Immigrant Children

An agency in Texas that contracts with the federal government to house thousands of immigrant children has signed a lease to turn a Houston warehouse into a temporary shelter.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2018, 4:18 pm


2,000 Families Separated After Being Caught Crossing Border Illegally

There is no law that requires children be separated from their parents at the border. But a legal settlement from 21 years ago forbids children from being incarcerated.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 15, 2018, 6:57 pm


Gov. Abbott’s Plan After Santa Fe School Shooting Meets Pushback

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says gun rights are safe on his watch amid pushback to some of his safety proposals after a high school shooting that left 10 people dead.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 15, 2018, 3:30 pm


Texas Heart Transplant Program Resumes After Suspension

Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center's decision to temporarily halt its program came after a series of news reports revealing the departure of several top physicians and an unusually high number of patient deaths in recent years.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 15, 2018, 3:06 pm


U.S. Highway 75 To Be Closed In Plano For Bridge Demolition

Expect some big traffic delays when traveling through Plano this weekend. Crews will be demolishing the Plano Parkway bridge, and that will keep U.S. Highway 75 closed.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 15, 2018, 2:10 pm


Officials: Texas Sheriff’s Captain Mowing Instead Of Working

A South Texas sheriff's captain has lost his job after authorities found he falsified his time sheet by indicating he was working when he was actually mowing the fields at a county airport and then selling the bales of hay.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 15, 2018, 12:48 pm


NASA’s Record-Breaking Spacewoman Retires As Astronaut

Working as a biochemist, Peggy Whitson, joined NASA as a researcher in 1986 and became an astronaut in 1996. Her last spaceflight was last year.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 15, 2018, 12:01 pm


Colbert Slams Sessions For Citing Bible In Border Policy

Stephen Colbert came out swinging against Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday night, who cited the Bible in support of separating migrant parents from their children.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 15, 2018, 10:33 am


Prison Worker In Texas Guilty Of Scamming Inmate Relatives

A federal prison worker in Texas has pleaded guilty to scamming relatives of some inmates by soliciting cash and saying the funds would help get their loved ones released early.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 15, 2018, 10:27 am


Dallas County Judge Offers To Help Feds Take Care Of Immigrant Children

Clay Jenkins spoke to demonstrators hoping the Trump administration has a change of heart.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 14, 2018, 10:36 pm


US To Open Temporary Shelter In Texas For Immigrant Children

The U.S. government will open a temporary shelter for unaccompanied immigrant children in far west Texas, as existing facilities for children reach capacity under the Trump administration's "zero tolerance" policy on migrants and the resulting separation of families.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 14, 2018, 6:27 pm


Local Law Enforcement Pumped For 2018 Texas Police Games

Law enforcement officers from throughout Texas are showing off their athletic abilities and searching for bragging rights in Fort Worth for the next couple of days.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 14, 2018, 5:39 pm


Woman Dressed As Caregiver Wanted For Stealing From Senior Citizens

The surveillance images released by police show the suspect walking out of a Target after using a credit card stolen from an 85-year-old Alma Bates.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 14, 2018, 4:02 pm


Remains Of Korean War POW From South Texas To Be Buried

The remains of a Texas serviceman taken prisoner of war following a 1951 battle with Chinese forces in South Korea have been identified and will be returned to his family.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 14, 2018, 3:12 pm