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Texas Red Light Camera Ban A Signature Away From Becoming Law

Both the Texas House and Texas Senate passed Bedford State Rep. Jonathan Stickland's bill, which is now on Governor Greg Abbott's desk awaiting his signature.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 17, 2019, 8:32 pm


Oklahoma Hemp Grower Says Texas Will Benefit From Legalizing Plant: ‘It’s Going To Be A Game Changer’

“We have roughly 20,000 medical marijuana plants and 100,000 hemp plants growing in our greenhouses,” said Jesse Tischauser of Guthrie, Oklahoma.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 17, 2019, 7:50 pm


North Texas School Districts Fear They’ll Get Much Less Money Than Promised In School Finance Reform Bill

The Senate's version of the bill would change the way the state develops its funding formulas from using the prior year’s property tax values and instead using the current year’s.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 17, 2019, 6:00 pm


Texas Officer Who Shot, Killed Pamela Turner In Taser Struggle, Identified As Juan Delacruz

Baytown Officer Juan Delacruz completed a 16-hour crisis intervention course in 2013 and several similar trainings during his more 13 years in law enforcement.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 17, 2019, 2:27 pm


Federal Court Rules Trump’s Decision To End DACA Was Unlawful

The court said the Department of Homeland Security did not "adequately account" for how ending DACA would affect hundreds of thousands of young people.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 17, 2019, 1:42 pm


United Airlines To Lay Off 100 In Houston, Outsource Jobs

United Airlines says it will cut about 100 accounting jobs in Houston in July and shift the work to a contractor.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 17, 2019, 1:23 pm


Public’s Help Needed Finding Dallas Teenager Missing For 4 Days

Violet Enriques, 17, was last seen on May 13 in Dallas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 17, 2019, 12:30 pm


On Santa Fe School Shooting Anniversary Texas Lawmakers Could Again Shun Tougher Gun Laws

One year after the deadly mass shooting at Santa Fe High School, Texas lawmakers are on the brink of going home without passing any new gun restrictions.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 17, 2019, 6:15 am


Billy Chemirmir, In US Illegally, Now Charged With 11 More Murders In Dallas Area

Billy Chemirmir, 46, has been in custody since March 2018 in the death of the 81-year-old Dallas woman, Lu Thi Harris.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 16, 2019, 10:19 pm


Texas House Speaker Dennis Bonnen Talks House & Senate Negotiations On School Finance, Teacher Pensions Plus ‘Save The Chick-Fil-A Bill’

During an interview with House Speaker Dennis Bonnen, R-Angleton Thursday at the Capitol, CBS 11 asked him if there's any scenario for a special session.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 16, 2019, 9:50 pm


Hemp Farming Could Be On Texas’ Horizon: ‘It’s Going To Create A Billion Dollar Business’

In Howard County, a four-hour drive west of Fort Worth, Eric Herm is hoping to become one of the first Texas farmers to legally grow the plant in almost a century.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 16, 2019, 8:21 pm


I.M. Pei, Architect Who Designed Morton H. Meyerson Symphony Center, Dies At 102

I.M. Pei, the versatile, globe-trotting architect who revived the Louvre with a giant glass pyramid and captured the spirit of rebellion at the multi-shaped Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, has died at age 102.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 16, 2019, 6:10 pm


Buc-ee’s Secures Ultimate Throne With Top-Rated Gas Station Restrooms In US

GasBuddy looked at millions of reviews for more than 150,000 gas stations and the Lake Jackson, Texas-based chain took the top spot in the nation.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 16, 2019, 3:39 pm


Honduran Man Arrested For Trying To Cross Texas Border With Infant Who Isn’t His; ICE Calls It ‘New Level Of Child Endangerment’

“Cases like this demonstrate the real danger that exists to children in this disturbing new trend,” said HSI Acting Executive Associate Director Alysa Erichs.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 16, 2019, 2:18 pm


Attorney Says Texas Police Officer Who Shot Pamela Turner Knew She Was Mentally Ill

A lawyer for the family of a woman who was fatally shot by a Baytown police officer says the officer lived in the same apartment complex as the woman.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 16, 2019, 1:47 pm


Another Migrant Child Dies In Texas; 4th To Die In U.S. Custody Since December

A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 16, 2019, 6:11 am


Adrian Beltre Has No Regrets About Retiring From Baseball: ‘I Thought I Was Going To Miss It More’

"Retirement is nice, but getting a little busy too," the former Rangers third baseman said at SMU Wednesday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 4:37 pm


Deadly Shooting Of Pamela Turner By Texas Officer Ruled Homicide By Medical Examiner

The medical examiner's finding doesn't indicate a crime was committed. Police and the Harris County District Attorney are still investigating the shooting.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 3:57 pm


Navy SEAL To Accept Plea Deal In Green Beret From Texas Logan Melgar’s Death

Texas native and Army Staff Sgt. Logan Melgar was found dead of strangulation on June 4, 2017 in housing he shared with three other special operations forces personnel in Bamako, Mali.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 3:43 pm


H-E-B’s ‘Shake, Rattle & Bowl Caesar Salad With Chicken’ Recalled By Dallas Company

The product contains anchovies, a known allergen, which is not declared on the product label.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 2:42 pm


Cruz: Space Force Needed To Combat Potential Pirates, Protect Commerce

Texas Sen. Ted Cruz made his case for the Trump administration's Space Force plan as chairman of a hearing on Tuesday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 2:35 pm


Family Says Police Knew Texas Woman Killed By Officer Was Mentally Ill

The stepdaughter of a woman shot and killed by a Texas police officer says her stepmother was schizophrenic and that police were aware of her condition.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 8:33 am


Judge To Decide If Lawsuits Over Sutherland Springs Church Shooting Should Be Dismissed

A federal judge says he'll rule soon on whether to dismiss claims filed in several lawsuits against the U.S. Air Force in connection with a 2017 massacre at a Texas church.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 8:06 am


Texans Have The Sexiest Accent In America, Survey Says

Howdy, y'all! A new survey has named the Texan accent as the sexiest in the U.S.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 7:58 am


Facebook To Bar Users From Live Streaming If They Violate Community Rules

Facebook says it will ban users from its live streaming feature for a set period of time if they violate certain community guidelines.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 7:37 am


Environmental Laws Waived – Border Wall To Go Through National Monument, Wildlife Refuge

The government plans on replacing barriers along 100 miles of the southern border, including through a national monument and a wildlife refuge.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 6:54 am


TSA To Send Hundreds, Including Air Marshals, To US-Mexico Border

The Transportation Security Administration is planning to send hundreds of officials to help with efforts to deal with migrant inflows on the southern border just as the busy summer travel season begins, CNN reports.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 6:22 am


Police: Man Caught On Tape In Texas Moving Wife’s Dead, Naked Body

Police say a husband was seen on security video moving a woman's naked body to his vehicle outside a Texas hotel.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 15, 2019, 6:04 am


NASA: Budget Boost ‘Good Start’ To Put Astronauts On Moon

NASA's chief said Tuesday that the Trump administration's proposed $1.6 billion budget boost is a "good start" for getting astronauts back on the moon within five years.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 14, 2019, 4:06 pm


VIDEO: Texas Officer Shoots, Kills Woman Heard On Video Claiming She’s Pregnant

The Baytown Police Department has learned the woman was not pregnant. Autopsy results have not been released.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 14, 2019, 3:24 pm


Former Mavericks Great Dirk Nowitzki Gets Warm Welcome At State Capitol: ‘We’re Glad He Remains A Texan’

Dirk Nowitzki visited with Governor Greg Abbott and state lawmakers on Tuesday at the State Capitol where they honored him for his 21-year career with the Dallas Mavericks.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 14, 2019, 3:12 pm


Texas AG Ken Paxton’s Office Asks Court Of Appeals To Allow State To Defund Planned Parenthood

On behalf of Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton’s office, Solicitor General Kyle Hawkins presented oral arguments saying Medicaid recipients cannot use lawsuits to force taxpayer funding of Planned Parenthood.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 14, 2019, 2:31 pm


Seafood In Some Texas Bays May Be Contaminated After Tanker Accident

Health officials in Texas are advising people not to fish or eat seafood from parts of some Houston-area bays as cleanup continues following a tanker accident.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 14, 2019, 11:12 am


With Comcast Deal Disney Takes Full Control Over Hulu

Disney is taking full control of Hulu, extending the reach of its streaming abilities.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 14, 2019, 9:59 am


Appeals Court Hears Texas Planned Parenthood Funding Case

The issue of if and how states can cut off Medicaid funding for Planned Parenthood will once again be before a federal appeals court.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 14, 2019, 6:14 am


Walmart Rolls Out Free Next Day Shipping On Some Items

In the heated race to compete with Amazon in the retail shipping war, Walmart is rolling out free next-day delivery on its most popular items.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 14, 2019, 5:45 am


2nd Suspect Charged In Death Of El Paso County Deputy Peter Herrera

The girlfriend of a man charged in the fatal shooting of a Texas sheriff's deputy during a traffic stop was also charged in the officer's death.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 13, 2019, 6:34 pm


Maleah Davis’ Mother Heckled After Canceled Hearing, ‘You’re Guilty Too’

Brittany Bowens, Maleah Davis' mother, along with her spokesman, community activist Quanell X, showed up for a scheduled court hearing amid protesters.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 13, 2019, 4:47 pm


Former First Lady Laura Bush’s Mother Dies In Texas At 99

Jenna Welch, the mother of former first lady Laura Bush, has died in Texas. She was 99.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 13, 2019, 1:03 pm


Measles Cases Continue To Climb In The US, Topping 800 So Far

This year's count of measles cases has already surpassed 800... and it's only May.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 13, 2019, 10:30 am