News

Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

News, Sports, Weather, Traffic and the Best of DFW

Flight Attendants’ Union Says American Airlines’ Sick Policy Is Biased

The flight attendants' union accuses American Airlines of discriminating against its mostly female group by imposing a stricter attendance policy.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 22, 2019, 1:47 pm


Reward Increased To $12,500 For Wanted Aryan Brotherhood Gang Member

Jared Luke Langley, 36, is wanted for parole violation, burglary, theft, evading arrest and possession of a controlled substance with intent to deliver/manufacture.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 22, 2019, 1:37 pm


Fort Worth Resident Wins $5 Million On Scratch Off Ticket

Happy days are here for a person in Fort Worth who won the top $5 million prize on a Texas Lottery scratch ticket.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 22, 2019, 11:13 am


Woman Bites Masked Man Attempting To Kidnap Her At Church

A woman told police in Greenville that she bit a masked man who tried to kidnap her from church. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 22, 2019, 10:12 am


Computer Issues Briefly Ground Southwest Airlines Flights Across The Country

Flight delays and passenger frustration after a computer issue grounded Southwest Airlines flights at some U.S. airports.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 22, 2019, 9:41 am


Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2

Authorities are searching for a gunman in Houston who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 22, 2019, 9:21 am


Texas Man Goes To Police Headquarters, Confesses To Wife’s Murder

A man has been arrested after going to Grand Prairie police headquarters and confessing to officers that he shot and killed his wife.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 22, 2019, 8:21 am


North Texas Lawmaker Files Bill To Protect Consumers From Fraudulent Roofers

Fort Worth State Representative Giovanni Capriglione filed the bill this week that would require roofing contractors to register with the state.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 21, 2019, 5:42 pm


Trump Tweets ‘Complete And Total’ Endorsement Of Cornyn

The president tweeted Thursday that Cornyn is "strong" on the Second Amendment, the U.S.-Mexico border and crime, and "loves" the military.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 21, 2019, 3:42 pm


Texas Secretary Of State Appointee Sees Mounting Opposition After Releasing Flawed List Of Non-Citizen Voters

A key Texas Democrat, Sen. Jose Rodriguez, said Thursday, "the damage has been done" and won't vote to confirm newly appointed Secretary of State David Whitley.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 21, 2019, 2:53 pm


Texas Man Allegedly Confesses To Killing 2-Year-Old Daughter With A Hammer

According to a police affidavit, a Southeast Texas man found naked and stained with blood told officers that he used a hammer to beat his 2-year-old daughter to death.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 21, 2019, 12:21 pm


Current And Former Texas Lawmakers On Hit List Of Accused “Domestic Terrorist”

Among the prominent Democrats on Coast Guard lieutenant Christopher Paul Hasson's hit list were former Texas Representative and possible 2020 presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke and current U.S. Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson (D-Houston).

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 21, 2019, 8:23 am


AAA: Texas Sees Biggest Weekly Gas Price Jump Since 2017

The average gas price per gallon of regular unleaded fuel throughout Texas has increased by 14 cents since last week, making it the biggest weekly jump since August 2017.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 21, 2019, 7:34 am


Report: U.S. Still Needlessly Separating Migrant Families At Border

Months after the Trump administration announced an end to its wide-scale separation of migrant parents and children, the policy remains a heated issue in the courts and at the border.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 21, 2019, 6:35 am


Video Shows 12-Year-Old Killed In Dallas House Explosion Seconds Before Blast

The family of a 12-year-old girl killed in a Dallas natural gas explosion has released video the girl recorded in the minutes before and just as the blast happened.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 20, 2019, 1:59 pm


$2 Million Bond Set For Texas Man Charged In Child’s Slaying

Police say a Southeast Texas man who used a hammer to kill his 2-year-old daughter is being held on $2 million bond after being arraigned on a capital murder charge.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 20, 2019, 12:56 pm


Southwest Blames Gov’t Shutdown For Lower Revenue As Flight Delays & Cancellations Continue

Maintenance troubles, flight delays and cancellations continue at Southwest Airlines and it’s having an impact on employees, customers and the company's bottom line.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 20, 2019, 9:28 am


Border Agents Stop Truck Carrying Frozen Strawberries, Find Over $12M Worth Of Meth

Customs and Border Protection agents in Texas intercepted over $12 million worth of methamphetamine inside a truck carrying frozen strawberries that crossed into the U.S. from Mexico.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 20, 2019, 8:34 am


Sen. Angela Paxton Says Bill To Change State Securities Law ‘Has Literally Nothing To Do’ With Husband’s Criminal Case

Sen. Angela Paxton says her legislation is about consumer protection and was driven by constituents in her suburban Dallas district.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 19, 2019, 5:55 pm


Texan Blamed For 5 Slayings Since 2012 Gets Life In Prison

Prosecutors say a San Antonio man blamed for attacks since 2012 that left four women and one girl dead was sentenced to life in prison without chance for parole.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 19, 2019, 3:40 pm


Legislation Introduced To Create Coin Honoring Former President George H.W. Bush, Barbara Bush

This legislation introduced by Sen. John Cornyn, immediately authorizes the U.S. Treasury to mint $1 coins honoring the 41st President and First Lady Barbara Bush this year as provided by the Presidential $1 Coin Act of 2005.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 19, 2019, 2:02 pm


Southwest Airlines Onboard Baggage Weight Subject Of FAA Investigation

Federal officials have told Southwest Airlines to fix the way it calculates the weight of luggage loaded on flights after finding frequent mistakes.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 19, 2019, 1:26 pm


Affidavit: Man Admits ‘Frustration’ Made Him Abuse 8-Week-Old Baby

The baby is fighting for his life at Cook Children's Hospital, where he arrived with hemorrhaging in the brain and bruises on his body.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 19, 2019, 12:47 pm


Boy, 7, Called ‘Little Hitler’ For Selling Hot Chocolate To Raise Money For Border Wall

A 7-year-old Texas boy who started a hot chocolate stand to raise money for President Donald Trump's proposed border wall is facing a backlash, with one man calling him "little Hitler."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 19, 2019, 11:17 am


No Execution For Texas Inmate; Supreme Court Rules He Is Disabled

The Supreme Court is ending a long legal fight by ruling that a Texas death row inmate is intellectually disabled and thus may not be executed.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:49 am


Winter Weather Advisory Canceled In North Texas; Widespread Rain Through Afternoon

Here in North Texas the issue will be mostly with a widespread cold rain through the Metroplex.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 19, 2019, 9:45 am


U.S.-Mexico Border Wall Could Be Tricky Issue, Especially For O’Rourke

When Donald Trump visited El Paso to argue that walling off the border makes the country safer, former Democratic congressman and possible 2020 presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke was ready.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 18, 2019, 10:13 am


Rep. Will Hurd: 1,000 Texas Farmers Could Have Land Seized To Build Trump’s Border Wall

Texas Rep. Will Hurd said more than 1,000 farmers in his state are at risk of having their land seized by the federal government to facilitate the construction of President Trump's long-promised wall.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 18, 2019, 6:30 am


Bill Introduced To Mint A Bush Coin In 2019

A bill was introduced in the Senate that would authorize $1 coins honoring President George H.W. Bush and his wife, Barbara.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 16, 2019, 4:27 pm


DA: 2 Charged After Toddler’s Body Found In Bucket Of Acid

Gerardo Zavala-Loredo and Monica Yvonne Dominguez are both charged with abusing a human corpse and evidence tampering.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 15, 2019, 3:48 pm


Houston Officer Lied In Affidavit Before Deadly Raid, Police Chief Art Acevedo Says

Chief Art Acevedo said during a news conference Friday, the investigator falsely claimed in the affidavit that an informant obtained heroin from the home.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 15, 2019, 3:20 pm


ICE Halts Force-Feeding Of Immigrant Detainees In Texas

ICE said there are currently 12 detainees refusing food, nine from India, three from Cuba.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 15, 2019, 1:35 pm


Construction Worker Hurt In Texas Hospital Natural Gas Explosion Sues Energy Company

A worker severely burned in a 2018 deadly explosion at a hospital in Central Texas has sued a Dallas-based utility company.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 15, 2019, 12:00 pm


Former North Texas Loan Officer Sentenced To 10 Years For Bank Fraud

A former loan officer in North Texas has been sentenced to 10 years in prison and must repay more than $2 million after pleading guilty to bank fraud.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 15, 2019, 10:23 am


Amazon Dumps NYC Headquarters, But Won’t Be Moving To North Texas Or Anywhere Else

After passing on a bid to build in North Texas, Amazon abruptly dropped plans Thursday for a big new headquarters in New York.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 15, 2019, 9:09 am


Former Texas Nurse Accused In Infant Deaths Competent To Stand Trial

Judge Andrew Carruthers made the ruling in the murder case of 68-year-old Genene Jones after reviewing her psychological evaluation.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 14, 2019, 2:16 pm


After Nearly A Month Texas Secretary Of State Apologizes For Flawed Noncitizen Voter List

Texas' election chief has apologized for releasing a botched list of nearly 100,000 voters whose citizenship was called into question before being fully vetted.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 14, 2019, 2:02 pm


2 Robbery Suspects Dead In Texas After Shootout With Law Enforcement

Two drug store robbery suspects in Harris County have been killed and two others arrested after investigators say officers returned fire during a surveillance operation.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 14, 2019, 12:03 pm


Family: 1 Of 17 Texas County ‘Black Girl Magic’ Judges Dies

One of the 17 black women elected to seats in Harris County courtrooms last year as part of a "Black Girl Magic" campaign has died.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 14, 2019, 10:13 am


2 Texas Women Among Sketches Drawn By Convicted Serial Killer In Odessa Jail

An admitted serial killer behind bars in Texas has drawn pictures of some of his victims and now the FBI has released those sketches.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: February 14, 2019, 8:17 am