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Appeals Court: Texas Can Bar Planned Parenthood From Medicaid

The 5th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans issued the ruling that removes the preliminary injunction U.S. District Judge Sam Sparks of Austin imposed on the state nearly two years ago.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 17, 2019, 9:15 pm


CONFIRMED: Bodies Found In Oklahoma Identified As Texas Friends

The bodies have been positively identified as 28-year-old Jenna Scott and 32-year-old Michael Swearingin, confirming a preliminary police investigation.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 17, 2019, 2:31 pm


Mars Spaceship To Be Built In South Texas

SpaceX announced Wednesday, test versions of its Starship and Super Heavy rocket will be assembled at its Texas launch facility in a move to streamline operations.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 16, 2019, 8:32 pm


Bodies Of Missing Texas Friends Believed To Be Found In Oklahoma

The Temple Police Department said a preliminary investigation indicates the bodies are those of Jenna Scott, 28, and Michael Swearingin, 32, who have been missing since January 4.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 16, 2019, 2:46 pm


Father Of Texan Killed In Kenya Hotel Attack Speaks Out

The father of a UT graduate killed in the attack in Kenya's capital says his son worked in the complex and often ate at a cafe in the hotel targeted by gunmen.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 16, 2019, 9:54 am


Yeah, It’s Gone Too Far – YouTube Now Banning Dangerous Prank Videos

YouTube is trying to prevent people from doing dangerous things. The video-sharing network is cracking down on harmful or dangerous pranks.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 16, 2019, 7:52 am


Sears Stores To Remain Open After Retailer Staves Off Liquidation

The company's largest shareholder and chairman, Eddie Lampert, may be able to keep the roughly 400 remaining Sears stores open.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 16, 2019, 7:27 am


TSA Workers Talk Shutdown Impact On Airline Safety At DFW Rally

As the partial government shutdown continues, North Texas TSA workers have gathered today to discuss the impact the shutdown is having on airline safety.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 16, 2019, 7:08 am


VIDEO: Chase Suspect Appears Surprised As Cops Arrest Him Outside Of Convenience Store

Police arrested a person suspected of leading officers on a high speed chase on the east side of Dallas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2019, 5:45 pm


Gov. Abbott Touts School Funding Overhaul During Inauguration Speech: ‘We Will Pay Our Teachers More, We Will Make Our Schools Safer’

Governor Abbott did not say anything about needing a border wall in Texas during his inauguration speech despite some onlookers chanting, "Build a wall."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2019, 4:14 pm


Cornyn, Cruz, Abbott, Texas GOP Urges President Trump Not To Use Harvey Recovery Funds On Border Wall

U.S. Senators and Representatives from Texas, along with Gov. Abbott sent a letter to President Trump urging him not to use Harvey recovery funds in order to end the partial government shutdown.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2019, 2:22 pm


Feds Say Texas Bomber Had No Known Links To Terror, Domestic Hate Groups

Federal officials say the man suspected in a series of bombings in Austin last year had no known links to international terror groups or domestic hate groups.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2019, 1:54 pm


3 Deputies Shot While Serving Search Warrant At Texas Home

Police in Texas say three deputies have been shot and wounded while serving a search warrant at a home in Odessa.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2019, 7:45 am


Child At Center Of Amber Alert Found Near Laredo

An Amber Alert was issued for Marisol Arroyo, 12, from George West, Texas. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 14, 2019, 3:45 pm


Execution Delayed For Texas Man Convicted Of Killing 13-Month-Old Girl In ‘Exorcism’

A Texas appeals court has delayed this week's scheduled execution of Blaine Milam who is convicted of killing his girlfriend's 13-month-old daughter during what the couple had said was part of an "exorcism."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 14, 2019, 2:28 pm


Arlington Police Officer Shot During Traffic Stop; Suspect Shot Dead

An Arlington police officer was expected to survive after being shot late Friday during a traffic stop.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 12, 2019, 1:50 am


New Texas Records System Causing Delays For Those Needing Birth, Death Certificates

Some offices posted messages on websites this week saying they were unable to provide the documents to anyone born outside the local jurisdiction.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 11, 2019, 7:52 pm


Detention Camp For Migrant Teens In Texas Is Shutting Down

The Tornillo facility with capacity for 360 children opened last June in an isolated pocket of the Texas desert. It expanded into a guarded detention camp that held more than 2,700 largely Central American teens in rows of canvas tents.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 11, 2019, 3:04 pm


Beto O’Rourke Set For Oprah Interview As 2020 Speculation Continues

While America ponders if Beto O'Rourke will run for president, the former Texas representative will sit down for a live interview with Oprah Winfrey next month.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 11, 2019, 1:05 pm


Preservation Board Votes To Remove Confederate Plaque At State Capitol

The Texas State Preservation Board meets Friday to vote on removing a historically inaccurate confederate plaque at the Capitol.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 11, 2019, 11:21 am


Body Found As Texas Police Charge Family For Allegedly Staging Baby Abduction

A body has been found in the search for a missing 8-month-old boy in San Antonio after police said his abduction was staged by his family.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 11, 2019, 11:18 am


Kansas Schlitterbahn Mum On Plans For Water Park Where Boy Was Decapitated

The operators of a Kansas water park where a 10-year-old boy was decapitated aren't saying whether the attraction will open for the upcoming season.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 11, 2019, 9:27 am


Burglary Suspect Arrested After Shooting At Homeowners, Police

A man accused of breaking into several homes and who shot at homeowners and police has been arrested near Lake Worth after a standoff with SWAT.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 11, 2019, 5:06 am


Tarrant County Republicans Vote Not To Oust Muslim Vice Chairman

Shahid Shafi, a surgeon and City Council member in Southlake, will maintain his position after a small, but vocal minority in the county GOP called for his removal because of his faith.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 10, 2019, 9:40 pm


Texas Steel Plant Employee Accused Of Stabbing Supervisor To Death Is Caught

Evan Lyndell Parker was arrested Thursday afternoon on murder and aggravated assault warrants after a brief standoff at a Houston-area apartment complex.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 10, 2019, 3:18 pm


Tarrant County Republicans Expected To Vote Thursday On Removal Of Muslim Vice Chairman

Republicans in Tarrant County are scheduled to decide whether to remove a Muslim doctor as a party vice chairman amid infighting over some members' claims about his beliefs.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 10, 2019, 12:47 pm


Groups Using Super Bowl In Push Against Confederate Statues

A coalition of civil rights groups in Atlanta is using this year's Super Bowl to help kick off a renewed "war on the Confederacy," in a fight to remove Confederate monuments around the nation.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 10, 2019, 12:43 pm


Lawyer: Man Denies Involvement In Killing Of Houston Girl

A lawyer for a man accused in a drive-by shooting that killed a 7-year-old Houston girl says he denies any involvement in the attack.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 10, 2019, 12:01 pm


As Trump Prepares To Visit Border, Some Landowners Dig In For Wall Fight

The government has started surveying land along the Texas border, but rather than surrender their land, some property owners are digging in.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 10, 2019, 6:24 am


Texas Landowners Dig In To Fight Trump’s Border Wall

Rather than surrender their land, some property owners are digging in, vowing to reject buyout offers and preparing to fight the administration in court.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 9, 2019, 4:57 pm


Top Texas Leaders Pledge United Effort To Reform School Finance, Property Taxes

Governor Greg Abbott said they were united to solve a voter mandate: increasing state funding for public schools while lowering property taxes. “It's something we have to get done."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 9, 2019, 4:16 pm


South Texas Police Chief Fired After Domestic Violence Arrest

The DA says the alleged victim told his office she doesn't want Rodolfo "Rudy" Espinoza prosecuted but he says there's been no decision on how they'll proceed.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 9, 2019, 2:22 pm


Texas GOP Leaders Signal Failed ‘Bathroom Bill’ Won’t Return

Texas Republican leaders are signaling that a failed "bathroom bill" in 2017 that targeted transgender individuals and upended the legislature isn't coming back.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 9, 2019, 12:30 pm


BP Approves Expansion Of Gulf Oil Project

BP (Photo by Carl Court/Getty Images)BP has approved a $1.3 billion expansion at one of its oil projects in the Gulf of Mexico and discovered an additional 1.4 billion barrels at two of them.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 9, 2019, 10:01 am


Change Of Venue Sought For Teen In Fatal Texas School Shooting

A change of venue is being sought for an 18-year-old charged with capital murder in the fatal shooting of 10 people at a Texas high school.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 9, 2019, 7:55 am


New House Speaker Elected In Historic Day At Texas Capitol

The new Speaker of the House Dennis Bonnen and Governor Greg Abbott told lawmakers they must pass property tax reform and change how the state pays for public schools.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 8, 2019, 8:54 pm


Neiman Marcus Reaches $1.5M Data Breach Settlement

During a three-month period in 2013, about 370,000 Neiman Marcus credit cards were accessed by unknown third parties unlawfully, and at least 9,200 were used fraudulently.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 8, 2019, 7:06 pm


2nd Man Charged In Deadly Drive-By Shooting Of Houston 7-Year-Old

The Harris County Sheriff's Office said Larry Woodruffe has been charged with capital murder in the December 30 deadly shooting of 7-year-old Jazmine Barnes.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 8, 2019, 3:57 pm


Family Of Texas Boy Scout Killed By Falling Tree Sues Scouts Group

The lawsuit alleges adults on the trip ignored weather warnings and failed to direct the Cypress, Texas boy and others to shelter.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 8, 2019, 2:59 pm


Jordan Peele’s ‘Us’ To Premiere At Opening Of SXSW Festival In Texas

Jordan Peele's "Us" will make its world premiere at the South by Southwest Film Festival in Austin.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 8, 2019, 1:44 pm