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Accused School Shooter Sent To North Texas Mental Hospital, Lawyer Says

The teenager accused of fatally shooting multiple people at Santa Fe High School last year has been moved to a North Texas mental health hospital after a judge ruled that he is mentally unfit to stand trial.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 6:11 pm


Texas Man Charged With Killing Daughter, Grandson With Axe

A 72-year-old man has been charged with using an axe to kill his daughter and teenage grandson at their home in Corpus Christi in September.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 3:49 pm


New TABC Permit Allows Drivers To Deliver Alcohol To Texans’ Doorsteps

The state Alcoholic Beverage Commission is now issuing permits allowing drivers for third-party companies to deliver booze directly to Texans door.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 11:28 am


Texas City Issues Voluntary Evacuation Order After Chemical Plant Blasts

Today concerns over air quality has prompted a voluntary evacuation in a Texas Gulf Coast city where chemical plant explosions happened last week.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 9:20 am


Pelosi: “I Am Asking Our Chairman To Proceed With Articles Of Impeachment”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler to draft articles of impeachment against President Trump.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 8:32 am


More Texas Children Now Leaving Foster Care Than Entering; Adoptions Hit Record Number

The number of children leaving foster care outnumbered the number entering care by more than 1,700 children, a trend the state hopes will continue.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2019, 2:37 pm


Convicted Rapist, Tejano Singer Jose ‘Joe’ Lopez To Launch Comeback Tour

Jose “Joe” Lopez served 12 years of his 20-year-sentence for raping his then-13-year-old niece in 2004.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2019, 1:31 pm


Police Say Woman Reported Missing After Date Was Killed

Police in Texas say a woman who was reported missing after going on a date in July was killed and a man has been arrested in her death.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2019, 1:30 pm


South Texas Judge Blocks Construction Of Private Border Wall Near Rio Grande

A right-wing group had planned to build a private border wall on a section of land near the Rio Grande, but a South Texas judge has blocked the construction.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2019, 1:02 pm


BMW Telling Some Customers To Park Their Older 3-Series Cars Due To Air Bag Danger

Another recall of dangerous Takata air bag inflators has BMW telling owners of some older model 3-series cars to stop driving the vehicles.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2019, 11:42 am


Post Malone Arranges To Give Out Free Pairs Of His New Crocs At His Old Job – A Texas Chicken Express Restaurant

Post Malone is paying it forward and handing out free pairs of his new Crocs to employees, fans and customers at a North Texas Chicken Express restaurant where he used to work.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2019, 9:45 am


‘I Don’t Smoke Anymore’: Wille Nelson Gives Up Marijuana For Health Reasons

Texas country music legend Willie Nelson says he's stopped smoking pot -- 65 years after he rolled his first joint.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2019, 7:16 am


Texas State Rep. Rick Miller Loses Governor’s Endorsement, Ends Reelection Campaign, For ‘Asian’ Candidate Remarks

Gov. Greg Abbott's Abbott spokesman called the comments “inappropriate and out of touch” with Republican values.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2019, 6:59 pm


Texas Lawmakers Discuss What, If Anything, Should Be Done Legislatively About Youth Vaping

Fort Worth State Senator Beverly Powell said, right now not enough is being done when it comes to prevention education.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2019, 6:04 pm


Dallas Woman Smuggles $1.3M In Drugs Hidden In Toyota 4Runner Tires 

A 51-year-old Dallas resident has entered a guilty plea to conspiring to import a large quantity of heroin and meth into the United States near Laredo.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2019, 12:23 pm


Apollo 16 Astronaut Charles Duke Chosen As 2020 Texan Of The Year

The Texas Legislative Conference has picked an Apollo 16 astronaut as the 2020 Texan of the Year.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2019, 11:53 am


Thieves Accused Of Snatching Christmas Trees From Lot In Texas

Everyone knows the Grinch was caught stealing a family's Christmas tree, well a couple of thieves had the same thing on their minds when they went to a lot in Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2019, 11:34 am


Lubbock Police Searching For Melba Sue Durham, Last Seen In Scarface T-Shirt And Pink Pants

Diagnosed with cognitive impairment, Melba Sue Durham is 5’ 2”, weighs 160 lbs with white hair and blue eyes. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2019, 12:50 pm


Texas Teacher Accused Of Performing Oral Sex On Student Twice In Classroom

An Austin-area teacher is accused of having an improper relationship with a student and court documents now claim she performed sexual acts on that student in her classroom.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2019, 12:33 pm


WATCH: Metal Beam Falls Off Ferris Wheel During Texas Festival

A crowd of people at a festival near Galveston was caught by surprise last Friday after a metal beam fell off a ferris wheel -- while passengers were on it.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2019, 7:53 am


3 Dead After Small Plane Crashes Onto Street In San Antonio

Three people are dead after a small plane crashed onto a street in San Antonio Sunday evening as the pilot was trying to make an emergency landing, authorities said.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2019, 5:57 am


At Least 21 Dead After Mexico Cartel Attack Near Texas Border

Mexican security forces killed seven more members of a presumed cartel assault force that rolled into a town near the Texas border and staged an hour-long attack, officials said — bringing the death toll to at least 21.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 1, 2019, 2:50 pm


Sheriff: 14-Year-Old Shot His Sister, Killed Her Boyfriend At Texas House Party

Authorities say a 14-year-old boy shot and wounded his older sister and killed her boyfriend during “a house party gone bad” in a Houston suburb Saturday night.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 1, 2019, 2:30 pm


No. 11 Baylor Routs Kansas 61-6

JaMycal Hasty rushed for three touchdowns and No. 11 Baylor forced six turnovers in a 61-6 victory over Kansas on Saturday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 30, 2019, 7:16 pm


Police: Texas Airman Shoots, Kills Himself After Being Shot By Officer

Police say an airman from a Texas Air Force base shot himself in the head and died after an officer shot him during an armed confrontation.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 30, 2019, 3:26 pm


Texas Finishes Disappointing Season With Winning Record, Beat Texas Tech 49-24

Sam Ehlinger passed for two touchdowns and ran for another to lead Texas to a 49-24 win over Texas Tech on Friday, guaranteeing the Longhorns will at least finish a disappointing season with a winning record.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 29, 2019, 3:21 pm


Texas Family Among Those Killed In Canadian Plane Crash, Friends Say

Five of the seven people who died in a small plane crash in Canada Wednesday were members of a Houston-area family, according to friends of the family.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 29, 2019, 2:28 pm


Texas Chemical Plant Fire Contained, Mandatory Evacuation Orders Lifted For 50K People

There is still no word on the cause of the explosions and it could take several months according to Jefferson County Judge Jeff Branick.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 29, 2019, 10:47 am


Union Pacific Sues East Texas Town To Get Out Of Nearly 150-Year-Old Jobs Pact

Union Pacific wants a court to invalidate an 1872 pact requiring it to keep a certain number of jobs in an East Texas town indefinitely.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 29, 2019, 9:57 am


Denny’s Waitress’ Commute Gets Much Shorter After Customers Give Her A Car

The waitress, Adriana Edwards of Galveston, said she had been walking about 14 miles to and from work each day.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 29, 2019, 6:13 am


Fire Continues At East Texas Plant; 50K Under Evacuation Order

More than 50,000 people in East Texas remained under a mandatory evacuation order Thursday as a fire continued to burn at a chemical plant, one day after two massive explosions there.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 28, 2019, 3:52 pm


Donations Spike For SFA Player Nathan Bain’s GoFundMe For Bahamas After Game-Winning Layup Versus Duke

A thankful Nathan Bain was still in “disbelief” Wednesday — about the contributions more than his clutch basket.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 27, 2019, 9:59 pm


Hours After Initial Explosion, Texas Chemical Plant Endures Another

The southeast Texas chemical plant that exploded early Wednesday morning endured another flare-up just hours later.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 27, 2019, 4:57 pm


Texas Chemical Plant Explosion Injures 3, Damages Homes From Miles Away

A chemical plant in southeast Texas exploded early Wednesday morning, injuring three workers and damaging homes from several miles away.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 27, 2019, 1:30 pm


Ex-Houston Officer Gerald Goines To Remain Jailed For Deadly Drug Raid

A judge has denied bond for a former Houston police officer charged with murder in a January drug raid that killed a couple in their home and left five officers wounded.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 27, 2019, 1:26 pm


Trumps Signs Bill That Makes Acts Of Animal Cruelty A Felony

President Donald Trump has signed a bill that makes certain acts of animal cruelty a federal felony, saying it’s important for the nation to combat “heinous and sadistic acts of cruelty.”

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 27, 2019, 12:53 pm


Texas Man Cleared After Serving 3 Years For Day Care Assault

A Texas judge has exonerated a former high school football player who served three years in prison after being accused of sexually assaulting a young boy at a day care when he was 18-years-old.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 27, 2019, 11:50 am


Some North Texas Democratic Activists Not Excited About Michael Bloomberg’s Run For President

The former three-term Mayor of New York City launched his campaign this week and is initially spending $35 million nationally in TV ads.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 26, 2019, 5:57 pm


Bad Weather And Traffic Plague 2nd Busiest Holiday Travel Season In A Decade

If you plan to go out of town this week and haven’t hit the road yet, prepare for bad weather and traffic.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 26, 2019, 4:24 pm


Extra Troopers Expected On Texas Interstates For Thanksgiving

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) will have extra troopers on the roads over the Thanksgiving weekend.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: November 26, 2019, 2:11 pm