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California AG Bans State Travel To Texas, 3 Other States

California's attorney general blocked state-funded travel to Texas and three other states on Thursday in response to what he considers anti-LGBT rights laws enacted this year.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:58 pm


Fort Worth Zoo Welcomes Another New Baby Giraffe

It seems like just yesterday that the Fort Worth Zoo announced the birth of a new baby giraffe, but it's already been a whole week! So, it must be time for the zoo to make another announcement about another new baby giraffe.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 22, 2017, 1:59 pm


Louisiana Toddler Travels To Dallas To Cure Nut Allergy

An allergy prevention therapy in Dallas is answering the prayers of a Louisiana family.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 22, 2017, 12:57 pm


Gas Prices Across Texas Down A Nickel This Week

AAA Texas on Thursday reported that the average price at the pump statewide was $2.09 per gallon. Nationwide gasoline prices are also down, dropping 4 cents this week to reach an average $2.28 per gallon.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:47 am


Funeral Set For Family Killed In Collin County Crash

A mother, father and daughter who were killed in a wreck in Collin County earlier this month will be laid to rest on Thursday morning. Funeral services for the Trimble family will take place in Bonham.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 22, 2017, 10:15 am


Dallas Officer Indicted For Killing Woman In Stolen Car

Dallas police officer Christopher Hess was indicted by a grand jury for aggravated assault on Thursday for shooting and killing a pregnant woman who was in a stolen car in January.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 22, 2017, 9:50 am


Qatar Airways Seeks 10-Percent Stake In American Airlines

Qatar Airways is attempting to buy a 10 percent stake in Fort Worth-based American Airlines, triggering U.S. antitrust oversight over deals of such size.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 22, 2017, 8:27 am


Police Look For Clues In Dallas Man’s Shooting Death

Investigators in Dallas are trying to solve a murder mystery with only a few clues to help crack the case. The incident happened at the Mandalay Palms Apartments near the Southwest Center Mall.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 22, 2017, 6:13 am


Tropical Storm Cindy Comes Ashore In Southwest Louisiana

Gulf Coast states were in for a third day of rough weather as Tropical Storm Cindy sloshed ashore early Thursday in southwestern Louisiana.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 22, 2017, 5:36 am


Small Food Makers Wonder About Amazon-Whole Foods Impact

Among the many questions being asked about Amazon's intended purchase of Austin-based Whole Foods is one from small and medium-sized food manufacturers: How might this deal affect me?

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2017, 1:56 pm


Ex-Texas Nurse Accused Of Killing Dozens Charged With Murder

A former Texas nurse who prosecutors say may be responsible for the deaths of up to 60 young children has been indicted on a murder charge for the second time in recent weeks.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2017, 1:26 pm


F-16 Jet Catches Fire At Houston Airport

Officials said that an F-16 fighter jet caught fire while attempting to take off at Ellington Airport in Houston. The pilot ejected from the aircraft and was rushed to a nearby hospital.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2017, 1:19 pm


Lake Worth Police Find 15 Pounds Of Pot In Man’s Car

A man from Dallas is facing up to 20 years in prison after authorities in Lake Worth located 15 pounds of marijuana in his car. The street value of the marijuana was estimated to be about $14,000.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2017, 12:47 pm


Houston Joining Lawsuit Against ‘Sanctuary Cities’ Law

Houston city leaders have voted to join a lawsuit trying to halt a Texas law that would crackdown on 'sanctuary cities.' Dallas, Austin, San Antonio, El Paso County and several organizations are already challenging the law.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2017, 11:49 am


Tick That Triggers Red Meat Allergy Spreading Across U.S.

The tick species is most present in the southeastern U.S., but lately has been spreading north up the East Coast and into the Midwest.

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


New Virtual Reality App Emphasizes Jobsite Safety

A major provider of workers compensation insurance in the state of Texas has developed an app in which users get killed on a job and live to tell about it.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2017, 10:07 am


Bodies Of Texas Man, Son Missing On New Mexico Hike Found

Authorities say a Texas man and his son reported missing on a hike in the area of the Carlsbad Caverns National Park have been found dead.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2017, 6:43 am


Long Stretch Of Gulf Coast Eyes Tropical Storm Cindy

From eastern Texas to the Florida Panhandle, residents and government officials along the northern Gulf Coast are keeping an eye on slow-moving Tropical Storm Cindy.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2017, 6:09 am


Forney Softball Team To Be Honored At Rangers Game

The Rangers on Wednesday will host a special Forney High School Softball Team Night in memory of Emily Galiano, the teenager who was killed in May, just days before the team competed in the state championship.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2017, 5:56 am


At Least 10 People Hurt When United Flight Hits Turbulence

At least 10 passengers aboard a United Airlines jet were injured when the plane hit turbulence during a flight from Panama to Houston.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 5:41 pm


Dallas Zoo’s New Giraffe Calf Makes His Debut

The Dallas Zoo's newest giraffe has made his public debut. Tsavo ran out from his pen for the first time on Wednesday morning.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 2:36 pm


Puppy Recovering After Being Left In Hot Car

Yesterday she was near death after being found locked in a hot car - with the heat index hitting 109. Today, Annabella is showing signs of a miraculous recovery.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 1:16 pm


Seagoville Man Arrested Following Police Chase

Seagoville police arrested a man who led officers on a chase that ended in Dallas Tuesday morning.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 12:56 pm


Uber Adds Option To Tip Drivers As It Heads In New Direction

Uber is enabling passengers to tip its U.S. drivers with a tap on its ride-hailing app for the first time, part of a push to recast itself as a company with a conscience and a heart.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 12:17 pm


Former Brown University President Takes Over At Prairie View

Retired Brown University President Ruth Simmons has been named interim president of Prairie View A&M University.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 9:46 am


Texas City Among 12 To Receive Federal Aid To Fight Crime

The Justice Department says it will offer its resources to help 12 U.S. cities fight violent crime.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 8:45 am


Dallas Police Call Off Search For Missing Woman

According to Dallas Police, 31-year-old Amber Michelle Parker was last seen around 10:30 p.m. Monday walking in the 3000 block of N. Hall Street.

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


Airline Flights Being Canceled Due To Extreme Heat

Summer officially begins on Tuesday night, but it is already too hot for flights to take off from some parts of the country. Delays are piling up from Phoenix to DFW, where American Airlines has been forced to cancel flights.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 7:04 am


Tropical Storm Warning Expanded Along Gulf Coast

A tropical storm warning has been issued for a section of Louisiana's coast as a weather system approaches from the Gulf of Mexico.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 6:16 am


10-Foot Alligator Roped, Wrangled Off East Texas Ranch

A Texas rancher lassoed a 10-foot alligator and wranglers crawled atop the thrashing reptile's back after it got a little too close to the landowner's cattle.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 6:05 am


Lawyers: Trump Administration May Back Texas Immigration Law

Attorneys trying to halt a Texas law that would crackdown on "sanctuary cities" say the U.S. Justice Department has asked to weigh in on the case.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2017, 5:46 am


Texas Man Charged With Leaving Puppy In Hot Car

Manor police released dashcam footage of officers freeing an 8-week-old puppy from a hot car in a Walmart parking lot over the weekend.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2017, 5:16 pm


Fort Worth Offers Arena Bonds To Residents

The City of Fort Worth is giving residents a chance to invest in its future. Beginning on Monday, people can buy bonds in the city's new Dickies Arena, located near the Will Rogers Center.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2017, 4:00 pm


Supreme Court Refuses Condemned Dallas Man’s Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to review an appeal from a Dallas man who is on death row for fatally shooting his cousin during a November 2000 robbery, where a second person also was killed.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2017, 11:47 am


Texas Cities Mark Juneteenth With Family Events

Communities across Texas have celebrated Juneteenth with flags, food and historic remembrances of when Texas slaves, more than 150 years ago, learned that they were free.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2017, 11:31 am


Shootings Kill Or Injure At Least 19 U.S. Kids Each Day

Shootings kill or injure at least 19 children in the U.S. each day, with boys, teenagers and blacks most at risk, according to a government study that paints a bleak portrait of persistent violence.

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


Mike Collier Kicks Off Bid For Texas Lieutenant Governor

A Texas Democratic Party's former finance chairman and a failed state comptroller candidate has formally launched his challenge of Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2017, 6:36 am


New Traffic Ramps Open Around Downtown Dallas

Drivers in Dallas are in for a few changes on Monday morning. Some new ramps are now open that will hopefully make things easier for commuters around the downtown area.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2017, 6:04 am


Two Separate Dog Attacks Send Children To Hospital

Two separate dog attacks over the weekend sent two young kids to the hospital with serious injuries.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2017, 5:57 am


FBI Missed Texas Judge’s Role In Rigged Lottery Jackpot Scheme

An inquiry into the winnings of a Texas judge stands out as a missed chance to stop a jackpot rigging scandal that would corrupt the $70 billion lottery industry for years while enriching a tiny group of insiders.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2017, 5:49 am