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Texas Superintendent Resigns After “Black Quarterback” Comment

A Texas school superintendent who posted online that "You can't count on a black quarterback" -- in reference to Houston Texans quarterback Deshaun Watson -- has resigned.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2018, 4:34 pm


Cruz, O’Rourke Talk Immigration, Guns, Trump In Heated 1st Texas Senate Debate

It was a heated first Texas Senate debate Friday between between Sen. Ted Cruz and Rep. Beto O'Rourke in Dallas as they tackled numerous topics that included immigration, guns and President Donald Trump.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 8:47 pm


Georgia Mom, 3 Children Killed In 8-Vehicle Texas Crash

Police say a Georgia woman and her three children were killed in a fiery eight-vehicle accident on westbound Interstate 10 in Southeast Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 2:40 pm


Texas Company Recalls 690 Pounds Of Buc-ee’s Beef Jerky

A Texas company has recalled nearly 700 pounds of Buc-ee's beef jerky after regulators say a consumer reporting finding hard metal in a product.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 11:54 am


Economy Keeps Growing Even With Rising Oil Prices

America's rediscovered prowess in oil production is shaking up old notions about the impact of higher crude prices on the U.S. economy.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 10:56 am


Texas Woman Gets Prison In Virtual Kidnapping, Ransom Scam

A Texas woman has been sentenced to more than seven years in federal prison for her role in what investigators called a "virtual kidnapping" extortion scam.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 10:19 am


Texas 3D-Printed Gun Company Owner Arrested In Taiwan

The owner of a Texas company that sells blueprints to make untraceable 3D-printed guns is accused of having sex with an underage girl and paying her $500 afterward.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 9:34 am


19 Arrested On Drug Trafficking Charges In Central Texas

Investigators say 19 suspects have been arrested on federal drug trafficking charges in an alleged Central Texas methamphetamine ring.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 8:27 am


Big Tex Rises: Takes His Place Over The State Fair Of Texas

In just one week the booming "Howdy Folks!" welcome will greet visitors to the State Fair of Texas and the fair's favorite cowboy is being moved into position.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 8:03 am


American Joins Delta, United In Raising Checked-Bag Fees

Fort Worth-based American Airlines said Thursday that it is raising fees for checking bags by $5 apiece each way, matching Delta and United.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 6:30 am


Texas Nonprofit Housing Migrant Kids Could Have License Revoked

Texas-based Southwest Key demonstrated an "astonishingly flippant attitude" toward Arizona's concerns about delayed background checks for workers.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 6:14 am


O’Rourke: Won’t Go Negative Ahead Of Texas Senate Debate

Republican Ted Cruz has revived old accusations as he tries to defend his Senate seat against Democratic congressman Beto O'Rourke.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2018, 5:53 am


Ernie Banks Statue Unveiled In Dallas

A statue of Ernie Banks was unveiled outside his former high school, Booker T Washington, on Thursday where it will be on permanent display.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 7:29 pm


North Texas Congressional Race Receiving Attention From 3 US Presidents

With less than seven weeks until Election Day and five weeks until early voting begins, the race for the 32nd Congressional District in Texas is gaining even more national attention.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 7:11 pm


Dallas Police Chief Explains Why Officer Who Shot, Killed Man In His Apartment Has Not Been Disciplined

Chief U. Reneé Hall says she doesn't want to interfere with the on-going criminal investigation into Officer Amber Guyger's actions.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 6:34 pm


Fort Worth Police Step Up Security At Stockyards Due To Motorcycle Gang Gathering

Police say there is currently no information to suggest the meeting will become violent, but they're not taking chances.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 6:31 pm


Texas Baptist Men On Road To Help With Recovery In North Carolina

When disaster does its worst, Texas Baptist Men--or TBM as it's now being called-- can be counted on to deliver hope.  Next stop? North Carolina.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 5:09 pm


Will American Airlines Bar Customers From Changing A Ticket?

American Airlines is threatening to prohibit customers from making changes to nonrefundable tickets.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 5:01 pm


Former Southwest Airlines Employee Files Discrimination Suit Over Alleged ‘Whites-Only’ Break Room At Airport

In the lawsuit, the former worker claims the room at Houston's Hobby Airport existed for several years before it was renovated.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 3:06 pm


Sexual Misconduct Claims Lead To Suspension Of Texas Chief

State records show a Texas police chief failed to discipline a sergeant accused of sexual misconduct and also helped the sergeant flush drugs down a toilet.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 1:47 pm


Nissan Recalls Cars, SUVs Due To Risk Of Fire

Nissan recalled nearly 240,000 cars and SUVs worldwide due to a fire risk and is advising people to park the vehicles outdoors in rare cases.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 11:50 am


Texas Couple Indicted, Accused Of Enslaving Guinean Girl For 16 Years

A Southlake couple accused of enslaving a Guinean girl for 16 years has been indicted on federal charges that include forced labor.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 9:32 am


Over 132,000 Pounds Of Ground Beef Recalled; Meat Linked To Death & Illnesses

The USDA is recalling ground beef products sold nationwide that are believed to be responsible for several illnesses and one death.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 9:09 am


Ex-Texas Parole Officer Faces Up To 20 Years Over Payoffs

A former Texas parole officer faces up to 20 years in federal prison for accepting payoffs in exchange for letting other people provide urine samples for some convicts.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 8:49 am


Federal Agency Says It Lost Track Of 1,488 Migrant Children

Twice in less than a year, the federal government has lost track of nearly 1,500 migrant children after placing them in the homes of sponsors across the country.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 6:48 am


Taiwan Tracing Texas 3D Gun Company Owner Accused Of Sex With Girl

Officials in Taiwan are looking for the owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns who is accused of paying to have sex with an underage girl.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 6:22 am


Relatives: Texas Victims More Than The Troubles They Endured

A group of women, bound by difficulties in life, met an eerily similar death: They were shot and left on rural Texas roadsides, allegedly by a Border Patrol agent.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2018, 6:05 am


Man Shot By Former Mesquite Officer Takes Stand In Trial: ‘I Was Scared, I Didn’t Know He Was Police’

Lyndo Jones suffered two gunshots to the back last November at the hands of then-Mesquite Police officer Derick Wiley.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 6:36 pm


NBA Sanctions Levied On Dallas Mavericks After Independent Report On Workplace Misconduct

Mavericks owner Mark Cuban has agreed to contribute $10 million to organizations that are committed to supporting the leadership and development of women in the sports industry and combating domestic violence.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 5:58 pm


Tarrant County Judge Indicted

A Grand Jury indicted Justice of the Peace Jacquelyn Wright on charges she falsely applied for and got a homestead exemption for a home she didn't live in.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 5:32 pm


Small Plane Crashes Near Houston, Hits Cars And Power Lines

A small plane crashed near the Houston suburb of Sugar Land in Fort Bend County Wednesday afternoon.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 4:40 pm


Southlake Couple Indicted For Alleged Forced Labor Of West African Girl

Mohamed Toure and his wife, Denise Toure were arrested in April.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 4:06 pm


Texans Fire Back At Educator For Comments About QB Watson

An East Texas school superintendent wrote: "You can't count on a black quarterback," in the comment section of an online news article where he was criticizing quarterback Deshaun Watson.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 2:36 pm


Crews Move Historic Home And Get Stuck… Briefly

The move hit a couple of snags along the way as the Collinwood house hit a street light and got stuck for a bit, but otherwise, all went relatively smoothly.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 1:45 pm


Texas 3D-Printed Gun Firm Owner Accused Of Paying For Underage Sex

An affidavit accuses the owner of a Texas company that makes untraceable 3D-printed guns of paying $500 cash to have sex with a girl under 17.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 12:12 pm


Oreo To Release Birthday Cake Flavored Cookies In Honor Of Mickey Mouse

Oh boy! Oreo and Disney are teamming up to celebrate Mickey Mouse's 90th birthday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 10:54 am


Mavericks To Release Results Of Workplace Misconduct Investigation

The seven-month-long investigation into sexual harassment and workplace misconduct allegations within the Dallas Mavericks basketball organization is over.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 10:01 am


New Poll Shows Beto O’Rourke Down Nine Points In Race With Cruz

A new poll released Tuesday shows Democratic Senate candidate Beto O'Rourke down nine points in his race against Texas Sen. Ted Cruz.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 8:36 am


Free Mobile Hospital Opens For 3-Day Run In Fort Worth

Hundreds lined up before sunrise outside the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth. Starting at 7:00 a.m. they will be receiving a variety of medical services free of charge.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 8:00 am


Exhibit Showcases Images Of Mexico Border Walls, Fences

The U.S. border wall with Mexico is frequently in the news, but few people have a chance to visit it up close, or to see details of the various sections.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 19, 2018, 6:31 am