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Irving Police Identify Body Dumped Near 183, Make Two Arrests

Police have identified a body and arrested two suspects for murder on Friday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 18, 2017, 5:09 pm


Six Flags Over Texas Pulls All Non-American Flags Including Confederate States Flag

Six Flags Over Texas has changed all of their flags to American flags.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 18, 2017, 11:58 am


Texas Unemployment Rate Improves To 4.3 Percent, Same As US

The Texas unemployment rate improved to 4.3 percent in July to mirror the national jobless figure.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 18, 2017, 11:13 am


Terrell ISD Builds Treehouse Inside Elementary School

Terrell ISD will surprise students at Kennedy Elementary with a treehouse inside the school when they return on Monday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 18, 2017, 10:35 am


Eclipse Viewing Here In North Texas

The Great American Eclipse of 2017 is almost here. The path of totality, where viewers get total darkness for a couple of minutes, is more than 500 miles to our north. But people in the DFW area should still get a nice view.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 18, 2017, 7:49 am


Fort Worth Police Seek Elementary School Car Burglar

Police in Fort Worth are looking for the person who broke into three vehicles in the parking lot of Caprock Elementary School on Monday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 17, 2017, 4:04 pm


Texas Police Chiefs Start Adapting To ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Law

Even as a new Texas law targeting so-called sanctuary cities remains in legal limbo, police chiefs and sheriffs are making changes to comply with it.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 17, 2017, 1:05 pm


Irving Police Discover Body Near Highway 183

A body of an unidentified man was found in an area just off of highway 183 in Irving on Wednesday morning.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 17, 2017, 10:33 am


Powerball Jackpot Climbs To $510 Million, 8th Largest

The Powerball jackpot has climbed to an estimated $510 million, making it one of the largest in U.S. history.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 17, 2017, 8:43 am


State Lawmaker Wants Confederate Plaque Removed From Texas Capitol

A state lawmaker from Dallas wants a Confederate plaque removed from the Capitol building. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 17, 2017, 7:11 am


National Parks Service Ends Ban On Disposable Water Bottles

The federal government says it's eliminating a policy that let national parks like the Grand Canyon ban the sale of bottled water.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:24 am


Input Wanted On Possible Cotton Belt Commuter Rail

The North Central Texas Council of Governments is looking for input on the possible construction of the Cotton Belt commuter rail, which would go from Fort Worth to Plano with a major hub at DFW Airport.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 17, 2017, 6:22 am


Veterans Get Expanded College Assistance Under Trump

Military veterans are getting unlimited access to college assistance under legislation President Donald Trump has signed into law.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 17, 2017, 5:57 am


Driver Of Texas Trailer Indicted For 10 Passengers’ Deaths

The driver of a tractor-trailer packed with people illegally entering the United States in an alleged human smuggling operation was indicted Wednesday on charges related to the deaths of 10 people inside.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 7:57 pm


Southwest Apologizes To Top-Tier Customers For Boarding Fail

The airline said Wednesday it partially fixed the computer problem but was still working to make things right and find the cause of the glitch.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 4:41 pm


Dallas Police Looking For Person Of Interest In Sexual Assault Case

Dallas Police are asking for the public's assistance to help them identify a person of interest in a sexual assault case.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 4:02 pm


Gov. Abbott Suggests ‘Bathroom Bill’ Dead For Now

Abbott blamed moderate Republican House Speaker Joe Straus, who has for months sided with powerful businesses interests in saying the bill could harm the state's economy.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 3:24 pm


Parents Indicted After Children Test Positive For Cocaine

Two parents in Wylie have been indicted after they and their four children tested positive for cocaine in January. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 3:20 pm


Many Police Officers Respond To Dallas Shooting Call

A large number of police officers responded to reports of a shooting on Wednesday in Dallas. Images from the scene showed at least 40 police vehicles crowded into the area.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 12:48 pm


Dallas Police Arrest Bank Robbery Suspect Following Brief Chase

Dallas Police have arrested a bank robbery suspect after a chase on Mockingbird Lane.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 11:37 am


Mansfield Mom Gets 5 Daughters Ready For School

Getting the perfect outfit set out. Making sure that lunch is ready. Looking over the new schedule. The 'back to school' rush can be hectic, but a family in Mansfield gets things done in the morning with five daughters.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 11:22 am


Bush Presidents Denounce Racism & Hatred In Statement On Charlottesville

President George H.W. Bush & George W. Bush released a joint statement on Wednesday, denouncing racism and hatred after the events that took place in Charlottesville.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 10:30 am


Dallas Police Searching For Socket-Tossing Road Rager

Police are searching for a man they said threw metal sockets at another driver's vehicle in a recent road rage incident.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 6:45 am


Finalists Announced For 2017 State Fair Of Texas Big Tex Choice Awards

What fried foods will we enjoy during this years State Fair of Texas? Finalists for the Big Tex choice awards were announced early Wednesday morning.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 6:11 am


Texas Legislature Approves $560M For Schools, Teacher Retirement

The Texas Legislature has approved about $560 million in extra funding for schools and retired teachers.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 5:42 am


Federal Court Orders Texas Voting Map Changes Ahead Of 2018

Texas' congressional maps are still flawed by racial gerrymandering and must be partially redrawn before the 2018 elections, a three-judge federal panel ruled Tuesday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 5:38 am


Texas Legislature OKs Scaled-Back Anti-Tree Ordinance Bill

The Texas Legislature has approved new limits on local tree ordinances, but they aren't as sweeping as original proposals to virtually wipe out all such ordinances statewide.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 5:28 am


Fort Worth Council Votes To Not Join Sanctuary Cities Lawsuit

The Fort Worth city council voted to not join in a lawsuit with several other communities against the state's sanctuary cities law.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 16, 2017, 5:09 am


Texas Legislature Ends Special Session A Day Early

House members quit to force the Senate to accept their version of a contentious property tax bill. But the Senate rejected that ultimatum, and itself adjourned.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 10:39 pm


Lawyer: Baylor Settles With Woman Who Said Rape Was Ignored

The suit filed by Jasmin Hernandez alleged institutional indifference to her rape by a player who was later convicted.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 9:00 pm


Bathroom Bill Fails In Special Session As House Adjourns

Chances of any last-minute deals extinguished when the House adjourned for good in a special legislative session.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 8:41 pm


Texas House Adjourns, Leaving Tax Bill’s Fate Uncertain

The Texas House has abruptly adjourned for good with one day still remaining in the special session — forcing the state Senate to accept its version of a contentious property tax bill or risk seeing nothing passed on the issue.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 8:32 pm


FBI Searches Home Where Lancaster Teen Was Killed

The FBI today served a search warrant at the home where a 13-year-old was kidnapped and then killed.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 5:17 pm


95-Plus Percent Of Texas School Districts Meet Standards

More than 95 percent of Texas school districts, and around 89 percent of individual schools, have met minimum education standards -- slight improvements over last year.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 1:40 pm


Firefighters Retrieve Body From Dallas Creek

Firefighters were called Tuesday to investigate reports about a body in the water underneath a bridge. Workers were able to retrieve the body from Five Mile Creek. It was wrapped in burlap.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 1:39 pm


Denton School Official Removed Over Book’s Supremacist Symbol

The Denton ISD has removed an assistant principal from his post after he authored a children's book whose central character is also a white nationalist symbol.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 12:49 pm


College Football Award To Be Given In Witten’s Honor

College football's best leaders on and off the field will have an opportunity to take home some hardware in honor of Cowboys tight end Jason Witten.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 12:41 pm


Babysitter Will Not Face Charges In Death Of Weatherford Boy

The babysitter who was caring for a nine-month-old Weatherford boy when he died will not face any criminal charges from police. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 12:30 pm


Texas Woman Dies After Eating Contaminated Oysters

According to health officials, 56-year-old Jane White Cunningham of Jasper County experienced a severe infection after eating contaminated oysters.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 12:04 pm


Garland Police Investigating Shooting On LBJ Freeway

Garland Police are investigating a shooting that occurred on LBJ Freeway on Monday night. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: August 15, 2017, 11:22 am