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Hundreds Testify About Bathroom Privacy Bills At Capitol

People on both sides of the issue started lining up in the hallways to testify before sunrise.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 8:06 pm


New Anti-Abortion Efforts Begin Moving Through Texas Senate

Cities and counties in Texas couldn't partner with abortion providers such as Planned Parenthood under a bill moving quickly through the Republican-controlled Senate.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:03 pm


Salmonella Outbreak Alert Includes Texas

The CDC says 47 people reported getting sick after eating yellow Maradol papayas. Twelve of those people were hospitalized, one died.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 4:04 pm


Men Sentenced For Trying To Sell 2,000 Oxycodone Pills

Prosecutors say they recruited people, often homeless, and had them get prescriptions for pain medications such as oxycodone and hydrocodone

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 1:35 pm


Opponents Line Up To Slam Fast-Tracked Texas ‘Bathroom Bill’

Hundreds of people are lining up to oppose a revised Texas "bathroom bill" targeting transgender people being rushed through the state Senate.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 11:45 am


Texas Senate Revives School Vouchers Amid House Opposition

A Texas Senate committee is discussing a bill offering taxpayer-funded vouchers allowing some special education students to leave public schools for private alternatives.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 11:38 am


Parents Of Texas Reporter Missing In Syria Believe He Is Alive

Austin Tice has been missing in Syria for the past five years. A video released a month after he disappeared showed him blindfolded and held by armed men, saying "Oh, Jesus."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 10:55 am


Salvation Army Opens Cooling Stations Across Metroplex

As our weekend temperatures inch higher some relief can be found across North Texas thanks to the Salvation Army.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 10:44 am


Texas Unemployment Rate Drops To 4.6 Percent In June

Labor officials say nationwide unemployment during June was 4.4 percent.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 10:24 am


Texas Panel Suspends License Of Man Accused In Opioid Deaths

A state panel has suspended the medical license of a Texas doctor who federal authorities say wrote unnecessary prescriptions for powerful drugs that contributed to the overdose deaths of at least seven people.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 9:37 am


Exxon Fined $2M For Tillerson-Era Breach Of Russia Sanctions

Exxon Mobil Corp. must pay a $2 million fine for showing "reckless disregard" for U.S. sanctions on Russia while Secretary of State Rex Tillerson was the oil giant's CEO.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:42 am


Federal Judge Refuses To Reinstate Trump Sanctuary Cities Order

A federal judge has refused to reinstate President Donald Trump's executive order to cut funding from cities that limit cooperation with U.S. immigration authorities.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 21, 2017, 5:18 am


Lawmakers Hold Hearing On Bathroom Privacy Bills Friday

Hundreds of people are expected to testify Friday morning at the Texas Capitol during a hearing about two newly proposed bathroom privacy bills.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 7:20 pm


Grand Prairie Company Recalls Coffee With Viagra-Like Substance

A Texas coffee company is recalling one of its roasts because it was making some men a bit too excited.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 4:21 pm


Texas Sued Again Over Abortion Year After Supreme Court Loss

Planned Parenthood is suing Texas over a new ban on a common abortion procedure that other Republican-controlled states have also tried outlawing in recent years.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 3:19 pm


Texas Senate Aiming To Move Divisive Bills At Breakneck Pace

The Texas Senate staged a midnight floor session Thursday as conservatives who dominate the chamber rushed to revive abortion restrictions, school vouchers and a "bathroom bill" before opponents have time to mobilize against them.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 2:00 pm


Linkin Park Singer Chester Bennington Dead From Suicide

According to gossip website TMZ, singer 41-year old Chester Bennington was found dead early Thursday morning. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 1:37 pm


Lawsuits Claim Texas Loopholes Allow Illegal Air Emissions

An environmental group has filed five federal lawsuits against the EPA in an attempt to force it to alter Texas air pollution control permits that the group says have loopholes that allow for illegal emissions.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 12:42 pm


Frisco-Based Photographer Arrested For Child Indecency

A Frisco man that specializes in child photography has been arrested on a charge of indecency with a child. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 10:47 am


Dallas Drivers Paying The Most For Gasoline

Gas prices increased across Texas this week, and Dallas is leading the states major metropolitan areas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:59 am


AP: DFW Airport Among U.S. Structures That May Have Flammable Panels

A U.S. company boasted of the "stunning visual effect" its shimmering aluminum panels helped create across the country. Those same panels were used in the Grenfell Tower in London.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 9:11 am


Parents Of Missing Texas Journalist Believe He Is Alive

The parents of an American journalist missing in Syria for five years say the U.S. and Syrian governments have assured them that they are doing all they can to secure his safe release.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 7:15 am


Parents Hope Texas Teen’s Last Text Will Spread Awareness

The parents of a Texas teen who died after she was accidentally electrocuted inside a bathtub are sharing one of the last photos their daughter texted before her death in the hopes of warning people about the dangers of water and electricity.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 5:56 am


Man Found Shot To Death In Car In South Dallas

Dallas Police are investigating a shooting that left a man dead in his car on Wednesday night. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 5:52 am


United Airlines Shares Tumble On Disappointing 3Q Outlook

Shares of United Airlines' parent tumbled Wednesday on the company's weak forecast about revenue trends for the rest of the summer.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 5:23 am


Texas Senate OKs Agency Oversight Bill In Late-Night Session

The Texas Senate has approved bills reauthorizing the Texas Medical Board and other state agencies whose operations were jeopardized by similar measures stalling in May.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 20, 2017, 5:15 am


Judge Orders Texas To Lower Temperature In Sweltering Prison

Texas Department of Criminal Justice officials contended they provide showers, fans and ice water.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 3:36 pm


Suspended Baylor DB Blanchard Arrested On Assault Charge

Baylor defensive back Travon Blanchard is free on bond after his arrest on a misdemeanor assault charge stemming from domestic violence allegations.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:50 pm


1st Female Chief Chosen To Lead Dallas Police Department

Detroit Deputy Chief U. Renee Hall has been chosen as the new police chief.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:21 pm


Texas Agency Apologizes For Out-Of-State Toll Billing Errors

The Texas Department of Transportation has apologized to drivers who received incorrect toll tag bills or violation notifications for travel in some other states.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 12:19 pm


UT Southwestern: Even Small Weight Gain Can Hurt Your Heart

Gaining a little bit of weight can hurt your heart, UT Southwestern says.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:42 am


Fire And Explosions At Lake Texoma Marina

Up to 15 boats and a dock were destroyed.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 11:36 am


Familiar Face Returns To Lead Six Flags

Jim Reid-Anderson says he is looking to expand the theme park company globally

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 10:09 am


Dallas Police Thank Community For Support On Ambush Anniversary

The Dallas police department has taken to their blog to thank the community for all their support as we observed the first anniversary of the July 7th ambush.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:48 am


Parents Hope Texas Teen’s Last Text Will Spread Awareness

The parents of a Texas teen who died after she was accidentally electrocuted inside a bathtub are sharing one of the last photos their daughter texted before her death in the hopes of warning people about the dangers of water and electricity.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 9:42 am


Large Sinkhole Closes Street In West Dallas

A major hole in the road appeared early Wednesday causing traffic issues in West Dallas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:56 am


Texas Man Charged After Wife’s Body Found In SUV In Ohio

Authorities say a North Texas man has been charged with gross abuse of a corpse in Ohio after his wife's body was found in the back of her sport-utility vehicle.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:37 am


US Soldier Serving In Iraq Thankful For Chik-Fil-A Care Package

On his Facebook page, First Lieutenant Jessie Guajardo reached out to the Founders Square Chick-fil-a store in Flower Mound, asking if they could send him some of that wonderfully addicting sauce.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 8:00 am


Tokyo Airport Police Find Bullets In AA Crewmember’s Bag

Japanese airport police found 30 bullets in an American Airlines crewmember's carry-on bag and said a flight attendant apparently carried them through his security checks at U.S. airports.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:35 am


ICE Says Felon Arrested After Texas Sheriff Ignored Request

U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement says it arrested a man who immigrated from Mexico illegally after law officers in Austin ignored a "detainer" request to turn him over.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: July 19, 2017, 5:27 am