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Man Wanted In Dallas For Child Sexual Assault Charges, Jose Gerardo Ibarra Arrested At U.S.-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection agents arrested Jose Gerardo Ibarra at the Pharr International Bridge on April 6.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 10, 2021, 9:04 pm


Texas Man Don Muchow Brings Awareness To Type 1 Diabetes By Running From Disneyland To Disney World

Muchow started long-distance running to bring awareness to Type 1 diabetes, a disease he has been living with since 1972, according to his website.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 10, 2021, 5:25 pm


More Than One-Third Of Texans Have Received Virus Vaccine

The CDC reported 34.5% of the state's residents, more than 114 million, have been given one vaccination and 20.5%, more than 68 million, have been fully vaccinated.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 10, 2021, 3:25 pm


Medical Marijuana Could Become More Widely Available In Texas

“I have to commit a felony every day, and I’ve been at the Capitol all week telling the lawmakers that,” a Bedford resident with a rare condition said as she tries to lobby to expand a program regarding medical marijuana.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 9, 2021, 10:09 pm


Texas To Receive About Half A Million Less Vaccine Doses Next Week Due To Manufacturing Issue

The decrease is due to a manufacturing issue with the Johnson & Johnson vaccine, which cut the state’s shipment of that vaccine by about three-fourths of what it was last week.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 9, 2021, 9:30 pm


Texas GOP Chair Allen West Champions Election Bills As Opponents Increase Efforts Against Them

Civil rights and community organizations and prominent Texas Democrats are increasing their campaign against two controversial Texas election bills -- Senate Bill 7 and House Bill 6.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 9, 2021, 5:25 pm


Texas Senate Passes Bill Requiring National Anthem Be Played At Pro Sporting Events

The Texas Senate passed a bill Thursday that would require the playing of the national anthem at professional sporting events in venues funded by taxpayers.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 9, 2021, 3:08 pm


Feds: Texas Man Who Claimed To Be At U.S. Capitol Insurrection Was Planning To Blow Up Data Centers

A bomb plot in Virginia may have been thwarted by the arrest of a North Texas man. Federal officials say Wichita Falls resident Seth Pendley was plotting to blow up a data center.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 9, 2021, 2:09 pm


New Boeing 737 Max Electrical Issue Grounds Planes With Both American, Southwest Airlines

It's a little like déjà vu, on Friday Boeing recommended that more than one-dozen of its customers take some of their planes out of service because of a potential electrical issue.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 9, 2021, 10:35 am


Policy Changes In US And Mexico Appear To Be Driving Migrant Crossings To New Highs

About four in 10 Border Patrol encounters last month were with families and unaccompanied children at a time when policies in the U.S. and Mexico favor them staying in the United States while they seek asylum.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 9, 2021, 7:48 am


Texas Cabinet Company Employee Larry Bollin Held On $1 Million Bond, Accused Of Killing 1 Co-Worker, Wounding 5 Others

A 27-year-old Texas man is in custody, accused of opening fire at the cabinet-making company where he worked, killing one person and wounding five others.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 9, 2021, 6:51 am


1 Dead, 5 Injured In Shooting At Business In Bryan, Texas, Suspect Identified As Employee Larry Bollin

A suspect is in custody after a shooting that left one person dead and five others injured, four of them critically, at a business in Bryan, Texas, Thursday afternoon, police said.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 10:15 pm


Texas Gov. Abbott Challenges President Biden’s Executive Actions On Guns

In response to President Joe Biden's executive actions, Gov. Greg Abbott tweeted that the president is "threatening our 2nd Amendment rights” and that "we will not allow this in Texas."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 6:34 pm


Free Health Insurance Available For Millions Who Lost Jobs During COVID-19 Pandemic

While much of the talk around the American Rescue Plan Act, passed by Congress in March, was about the $1,400 direct stimulus payment, the federal relief package also included six months of free COBRA health insurance.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 6:20 pm


Visiting Nurse Association Set To Help With In-Home COVID Vaccinations

For weeks, the local COVID-19 vaccine rollout was marked by enthusiasm, relief and long lines: not exactly doable for the severely disabled or homebound.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 6:05 pm


Texas DPS Trooper Shot While Pursuing Bryan, Texas Business Shooting Suspect

A Texas state trooper was shot while pursuing the suspect of a mass shooting at a business in Bryan that left one person dead and five others injured, officials said.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 5:44 pm


Lance Armstrong’s Son, Luke Charged With Sexual Assault From 2018

The son of former cyclist Lance Armstrong was charged with sexual assault from 2018 when he was 18, according to a police arrest warrant.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 4:30 pm


Federal Officials Investigating Child Abuse Allegations At Texas Migrant Facility

After Gov. Abbott said he received reports from state agencies about allegations of child abuse at a Texas migrant facility, the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services will be investigating the claims, the White House said.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 2:41 pm


Sunny Weather Short-Lived In North Texas As Possible Weekend Storm Approaches

Today's beautiful, sunny weather will be short-lived as our next storm system approaches on Friday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 1:02 pm


Ellis County Murder Suspect Trenton Adams Found, Arrested In Houston

It started with a call about suspicious activity on March 24 in Ellis County and resulted with an unidentified human body being found. Now, more than two weeks later, a 28 year old North Texas man has been found in Houston and arrested.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 11:07 am


Governor Greg Abbott Proclaims April 2021 As Sexual Assault Awareness Month In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott today issued a proclamation recognizing April 2021 as Sexual Assault Awareness Month in Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 9:49 am


Number Of Kids Crossing The Mexican Border Alone Hits All-Time High In March

History being made along the Mexican border. The U.S. government picked up nearly 19,000 children traveling alone in March -- the largest monthly number ever recorded.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 9:39 am


‘Just Common Sense,’ Texas House Committee Hears Bill To Close Background Checks Loophole In Private Gun Sales

House Bill 118 would close the loophole that allows people to buy guns in this state through an unlicensed seller without first undergoing a background check.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 8:49 am


Massive Fire Burns For Hours At Texas Chemical Distribution Company

It took hours, but a massive fire at a chemical warehouse in Texas, that forced shelter-in-place orders for two nearby neighborhoods, is finally out.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 6:50 am


During Testimony In Texas, NRA Chief Says He Didn’t Tell Top Leaders Before Bankruptcy

Wayne LaPierre, the embattled leader of the National Rifle Association, said on Wednesday that he had kept top leaders -- including board members, general counsel, and the CFO -- in the dark about a recent bankruptcy filing.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 8, 2021, 5:57 am


Texas Gov. Abbott Says State Agencies Reporting Child Abuse, Sexual Assault At San Antonio Migrant Facility

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott says state agencies have reported allegations of sexual abuse and child neglect at the migrant facility in San Antonio.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 7, 2021, 6:45 pm


Thousands Gather To Honor Slain Texas Trooper Chad Walker In Hometown

About 5,000 people gathered Wednesday at a Texas high school football stadium to pay their respects to trooper Chad Walker, who was fatally shot during a traffic stop.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 7, 2021, 2:54 pm


Woman With World’s Longest Nails Cuts Them In Fort Worth After Nearly 30 Years

Texas native Ayanna Williams, who broke the Guinness World Record for the world's longest fingernails for a woman in 2017, got them cut at a Fort Worth clinic.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 7, 2021, 2:22 pm


Son Inspires Texas Mother Hannah Lowe To Raise $2M For Research Into Rare, Fatal Genetic Condition

Texas mother Hannah Lowe is on a mission to raise $2 million for research into a rare form of muscular dystrophy that her youngest son suffers from called L-CMD. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 7, 2021, 10:47 am


Navy Medic Who Opened Fire Near Maryland Military Base Had Texas Ties

The Navy medic who shot and wounded two U.S. sailors before being killed by police on a nearby Army base did stints in Texas before being assigned to a Naval medical research center in Maryland.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 7, 2021, 10:38 am


‘Nobody Can Get Me Here,’ NRA Exec Wayne LaPierre Sheltered On Borrowed Yacht After Mass Shootings

In a deposition, Wayne LaPierre told a judge he didn't think using his friend's yacht, 'Illusions,' violated the NRA's conflict-of-interest policy because the summer sailing trips were for security.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 7, 2021, 8:32 am


Migrant Teenagers Arrive At New Holding Facility In Texas

A new migrant facility has opened in West Texas and welcomed its first group of unaccompanied minors.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 7, 2021, 6:34 am


Woman Alleges She Was Terrorized By Assault From Texans QB Deshaun Watson

During a news conference, Ashley Solis said she was assaulted and traumatized when she tried to give Deshaun Watson a massage in March 2020.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 6, 2021, 8:31 pm


I-Team: Texas Paid Out Fraudulent Unemployment Claims Months After They Were Flagged As Fraud

Since the start of the pandemic, the TWC has tagged more than 373,000 unemployment claims as suspicious. The CBS 11 I-Team has discovered some claims are being paid out long after they were flagged for fraud.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 6, 2021, 6:20 pm


Debate Intensifying Over Proposed Texas Election Law Bills

Republican Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick said SB 7 is about "voter security, not about suppression," while former El Paso congressman and Democrat Beto O'Rourke called it "the single greatest attack on democracy."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 6, 2021, 5:19 pm


COVID-19 Case At DFW Airport Tower Causes Brief ‘Ground Stop,’ Operations Moved To Alternate Location

Officials at the Federal Aviation Administration announced Tuesday that a brief 'ground stop' was put in place at the DFW Airport at about 3:30 p.m. after the West Tower at the airport reported a COVID-19 case.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 6, 2021, 5:13 pm


Texas Gov. Abbott Bans State Agencies From Requiring Vaccine Passports

On April 6, Texas Gov. Greg Abbott issued an executive order prohibiting state agencies or political subdivisions from creating COVID-19 passports.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 6, 2021, 2:30 pm


Texas Extends Emergency SNAP Benefits Through April As Pandemic Continues

More than $250 million in emergency Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) funds for Texas residents will be provided for April as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 6, 2021, 2:21 pm


VIDEO: Firefighters In Texas Rescue Squirrel Stuck Halfway Inside Tree

You have all probably heard stories about firefighters 'rescuing' animals from treetops. Well, one fire department in Texas had a call a lot closer to the ground, involving a squirrel hanging out of a tree knothole.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 6, 2021, 2:17 pm


George Floyd’s Family From Texas Take Seat In Courtroom At Ex-Officer’s Minneapolis Murder Trial

At least one member of George Floyd's family from Texas often occupies a reserved seat in the back corner of the Minneapolis courtroom where former police officer Derek Chauvin is on trial.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: April 6, 2021, 1:46 pm