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Trump On Cruz: ‘He’s Not Lyin’ Ted Anymore, He Is Beautiful Ted, Texas Ted’

As President Trump was leaving Washington to campaign for the senator in Houston Monday night, he told reporters he and Sen. Cruz have moved on from 2016 and now work very well together.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 22, 2018, 4:00 pm


Early Voting For Midterm Elections Begin As Texans Headed To The Polls

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)Early voting begins today ahead of the November mid-terms and this year, more than ever before, North Texans are expected to turn out.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 22, 2018, 12:45 pm


Murder Trial Underway For Gunman Accused In Uptown Dentist Murder

Prosecutors say it was a complicated murder-for-hire plot and today the trial for a man accused of killing a Dallas dentist got underway.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 22, 2018, 12:08 pm


Mega Millions Players Would Spend $1.6 Billion On Bills, Charity

People across the country are dreaming of how they would spend the record $1.6 billion Mega Millions jackpot should they beat the astronomical odds of winning.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 22, 2018, 10:16 am


Texas Woman Caught On Video Leaving Toddler On Porch Blames GPS & Child’s Mom

A woman who abandoned a 2-year-old child on a stranger's porch in Spring, Texas, last week is explaining why she left her friend's child unattended.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 22, 2018, 9:50 am


Flooding In Central Texas Prompts Boil-Water Notice For Austin Residents

Residents in Austin are being ordered to boil their tap water before drinking after flooding in recent weeks filled the lakes that feed their supply with silt, mud and debris.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 22, 2018, 8:34 am


2.4M Pounds Of Taquitos Recalled Due To Possible Salmonella, Listeria Contamination

The taquitos were produced from July 1 through October 10.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 22, 2018, 8:19 am


Early Voting For Midterm Elections Begin As Texans Headed To The Polls

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)Early voting begins today ahead of the November mid-terms and this year, more than ever before, North Texans are expected to turn out.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 22, 2018, 7:42 am


Both Sides Ignoring Swing Voters In Hot Texas Senate Race

Both Beto O'Rourke and Ted Cruz are trying to fire up the loyalists they see as key to victory, even if it means slighting moderates and undecided voters.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 22, 2018, 5:59 am


Migrant Caravan Swells To 5,000 In Mexico, With Members Vowing To Reach US

About 5,000 Central American migrants are setting out through Mexico and are vowing to finish their journey in the United States.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 21, 2018, 3:46 pm


Houston Company Recalls Salad With Chicken Products

A Houston company has recalled nearly 1,800 pounds of ready-to-eat salad with chicken products because a corn ingredient may be contaminated with salmonella and listeria.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 21, 2018, 2:55 pm


Mega Millions Jackpot Rockets To $1.6 Billion After No Winner On Friday

There were no winning tickets in the latest Mega Millions drawing, meaning the jackpot is now a staggering $1.6 billion.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 20, 2018, 3:53 pm


Magnitude 4.0 Earthquake Shakes Texas, Oklahoma Panhandles

An earthquake has shaken parts of the Texas and Oklahoma panhandles.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 20, 2018, 3:38 pm


Body Found In Texas Lake Was Of Woman Missing Days Earlier

A body found this past week in a rain-swollen Central Texas lake is that of an Alabama woman who went missing October 8 when floodwaters overwhelmed an RV park.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 20, 2018, 3:27 pm


North Texas Officer Who Shot, Killed Driver Last Month Has Not Provided Statement

Police on Friday identified Bau Tran as the officer who shot 24-year-old O'Shae Terry.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 19, 2018, 6:54 pm


Texas Supreme Court To Hear Case Over ID Of Texas Execution Drug Supplier

The court set oral arguments for January 23 in a case that stems from a 2014 lawsuit filed by several death penalty attorneys who want to know where Texas prison officials got execution drugs used in two executions that year.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 19, 2018, 4:20 pm


More Flooding Leads Gov. Abbott To Triple Disaster List

The 36 counties mentioned Friday by Gov. Greg Abbott are in addition to 18 named as part of the disaster declaration on Tuesday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 19, 2018, 3:51 pm


President Trump Tweets O’Rourke Is A ‘Total Lightweight’

For the second time this week, President Donald Trump went after Texas Democratic Senate hopeful Beto O'Rourke ahead of his Houston rally supporting incumbent Republican Sen. Ted Cruz.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 19, 2018, 2:55 pm


5th Circuit Offers Mixed Ruling In Texas Foster Care Case

A federal appeals court has struck down dozens of measures ordered by a judge to improve Texas' foster care system.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 19, 2018, 1:46 pm


Friday’s Mega Millions Jackpot Has Hit $1 Billion!

Friday night's Mega Millions lottery grand prize has hit a staggering $1 billion!

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 19, 2018, 11:39 am


StarKist Admits Fixing Tuna Prices, Faces $100 Million Fine

The StarKist Company has agreed to plead guilty to a felony price fixing charge as part of a broad collusion investigation of the canned tuna industry.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 19, 2018, 8:12 am


Texas Police Identify Woman, Child In Doorbell Video

Authorities in Texas say a woman who left a toddler alone on a stranger's doorstep could face charges of felony child endangerment.

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


During National Town Hall O’Rourke Tells Audience He’d Impeach Trump

The Democratic Senate candidate also said he believes Texas can lead the way to a national embracing of relaxed immigration policies and gun control.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 19, 2018, 6:17 am


Texas District Lays Off More Than 100 Amid Financial Crisis

A Houston-area school district has laid off more than 100 assistant principals, teachers and other employees to resolve a financial crisis.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 18, 2018, 1:46 pm


Texas Poised To Elect Its First Two Latina Congresswomen

The two Democratic nominees are running in deep-blue, majority Latino urban districts and are poised to cruise to victory in their respective contests in the November midterms.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 18, 2018, 10:20 am


Man Faces Assault Charge After Disruption On Flight To Dallas

A man accused of touching a woman's leg and trying to play "footsies" with her on a flight has been charged with simple assault.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:47 am


Ex-USA Gymnastics Head Indicted In Texas On Tampering Charge

The Walker County District Attorney's Office said Steve Penny was arrested by a fugitive task force in Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and awaits extradition to Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:25 am


Woman Seen Abandoning 2-Year-Old On Stranger’s Doorstep Near Houston

Authorities in the Houston area say a two-year-old boy was abandoned at a stranger's doorstep by a woman who is a friend of his mother.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:07 am


More Rain Expected As Central Texas Flooding Continues

A continued threat of flooding is forecast in parts of Central Texas as more rain is expected in the area.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 18, 2018, 7:06 am


New Deal Keeps Open Facility That Detains Immigrant Families

The U.S. government has quietly reached a new agreement to keep open a 2,400-bed detention facility used to detain immigrant mothers and children in Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 17, 2018, 1:48 pm


U.S. Investigates Ford Pickup Tailgates Opening Unexpectedly

U.S. safety regulators are trying to figure out why the power tailgates on some Ford F-Series pickup trucks can open unexpectedly while the trucks are moving.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 17, 2018, 11:29 am


NTSB: Driver’s Drug Use Led To Deadly Crash With Texas Church Bus

A new report says a motorist's use of marijuana and a sedative led to a collision with a church bus in Texas that killed 13 people.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 17, 2018, 9:35 am


Governor Abbott Declares Disaster In 18 Texas Counties

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has declared a state of disaster in 18 flood-stricken counties in Central and South Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 17, 2018, 8:53 am


Water Levels Plummet On Texas River That Washed Out Bridge

Water levels are quickly dropping on a Texas river that soared above flood stage this week, destroying a bridge and leading to multiple water rescues.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 17, 2018, 7:56 am


No Winning Mega Millions Ticket; Jackpot Climbs To $900 Million

You still have a chance! No Mega Millions ticket had all six winning numbers in Tuesday night's drawing for what was a $667 million top prize.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 17, 2018, 6:08 am


Study: Tornadoes Are Spinning Up Farther East In U.S.

Over the past few decades tornadoes have been shifting — decreasing in Oklahoma, Texas and Kansas but spinning up more in states along the Mississippi River and farther east.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 17, 2018, 5:53 am


Sen. Cruz, Rep. O’Rourke Trade Barbs In U.S. Senate Debate In San Antonio

Ted Cruz and Beto O'Rourke wasted little time laying into each other in the second and final scheduled debate.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 16, 2018, 9:20 pm


Julian Castro Says He’ll ‘Likely’ Run For President In 2020

The 44-year-old Castro would join what is shaping up to be a crowded field of Democratic challengers.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 16, 2018, 8:13 pm


2nd Man Arrested In Shooting That Killed 4 At Texas Toddler’s Birthday Party

The U.S. Marshals Service said Ronnie Rodriguez Sr. was taken into custody at a motel in McAllen, Texas, near the U.S. border with Mexico.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 16, 2018, 4:18 pm


Raging Floods Destroy Bridge Over River Near Austin

Raging floodwaters have destroyed a bridge over a river in Central Texas. The Llano River overran a bridge in Kingsland, breaking it apart.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: October 16, 2018, 3:05 pm