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Supreme Court Sides With Student-Athletes In NCAA Compensation Case

A unanimous Supreme Court said student athletes could receive education-related payments, in a case that could reshape college sports by allowing more money from a billion-dollar industry to go to the players.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 1:47 pm


Texas Dad Drowns In Broken Bow Lake While Trying To Save Son On Father’s Day 

Forty-seven-year-old Carlo Lomas Sr. of Dallas tried to help his 18-year-old son, Carlo Lomas Jr., who appeared to be struggling in the water.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 1:10 pm


Former Texas Supreme Court Justice Eva Guzman Throws Her Hat In The Ring For Attorney General

It was about two weeks ago when Eva Guzman announced her resignation from Texas' highest court. Now, the former Supreme Court Justice has formally launched a run for attorney general.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 12:05 pm


The Millionaire Club Continues To Grow After Azle Resident Claims $1 Million Scratch Ticket

It's an enviable club that continues to grow. North Texas has another new millionaire.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 11:47 am


Bodies Of 2 Brothers, 1 From Texas Pulled From Ohio River

Kentucky officials said they pulled the the bodies of two brothers who were boating from the Ohio River.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 10:46 am


Gardening 101: Growing Tomatoes

This week's Gardening 101 covers an edible crop that creates some of the most conversation and debate over best practices in North Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 9:30 am


Child Safety Group: Texas Leads Nation For Most Hot Car Child Deaths

Summer has officially started and temperatures are on the rise, and so is one of the hazards of the season – kids in hot cars. Last year dozens of children died in hot cars; five were from Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 9:00 am


Staffing Shortages Contribute To American Airlines Cancelation Of Hundreds Of Flights

Travelers in North Texas and across the country are being forced to rearrange their plans in response to American Airlines canceling hundreds of flights.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 6:52 am


Child Tax Credit: Here’s Who Will Get Up To $1,800 Per Child In Cash

About 36 million American families on July 15 will start receiving monthly checks from the IRS, as part of the expanded Child Tax Credit.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 6:29 am


Attacks In Mexico Border City Near Texas Leaves At Least 18 Dead

There is increased fear for those in and around the Mexican border city of Reynosa after gunmen in vehicles killed 14 people, including taxis drivers, workers and a nursing student.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 21, 2021, 6:12 am


Nebraska Sending State Troopers To Help At Southern Texas Border

Nebraska Gov. Pete Ricketts said he was responding to a request for border aid from Texas Gov. Greg Abbott.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2021, 3:18 pm


Texas Deputy Constable’s Wife, Stepdaughter Shot During Home Invasion, Police Say

An off-duty Texas deputy constable's wife and his 4-year-old stepdaughter were shot early Sunday when a gunman forced entry into their home and opened fire, police said.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2021, 3:00 pm


Did Texans Actually Conserve Energy This Week? Residents Question ERCOT’s Readiness

The conservation request from ERCOT this week received strong reactions just a few months after the devastating winter storms that knocked out power for millions.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 19, 2021, 6:26 pm


Texas Gov. Abbott Vetoes Legislature’s Portion Of State Budget After Democrats Kill Voting Bill

Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has vetoed the legislature's portion of the state budget after an elections bill he prioritized was killed when Democrats walked out at end of this year's session.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2021, 6:05 pm


Study: Texas Bases Lead Army Posts In Risk Of Sexual Assault

The study, released Friday, looked at Army incidents, and found that female soldiers at Fort Hood and Fort Bliss, both in Texas, faced the highest risk of sexual assault and harassment.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2021, 12:34 pm


Texas Man Indicted For Shooting At Cabinet Business That Killed 1, Injured 5

Larry Bollin has been indicted on a charges of murder and assault for allegedly opening fire at a cabinet-making company in Bryan, Texas, where he worked.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2021, 11:06 am


U.S. Customs & Border Protection Helicopter Pilots Airlift Seriously Injured Migrant From Remote Area To Hospital

U.S. Customs and Border Protection Air Marine Operations El Paso Air Branch helicopter pilots rescued a female migrant suffering from a heat-related injury in a remote area near Sierra Blanca.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2021, 6:16 am


Tropical System To Bring Heavy Rain, Flooding To Gulf Coast

Forecasters predict a tropical system will bring heavy rain, storm surge and coastal flooding to the U.S. Gulf Coast as early as Friday and throughout the weekend.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2021, 5:45 am


Democratic State Lawmaker Criticizes Texas Governor’s Border Wall Project, Funding

"Where are our priorities? We have a very serious electrical grid issue happening right now," she said.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 6:02 pm


Joined By Fort Worth’s Opal Lee, Biden Signs Bill Making Juneteenth A Federal Holiday

President Joe Biden is set to sign legislation into law Thursday to make Juneteenth, or June 19, the 12th federal holiday. Fort Worth's Opal Lee will be in attendance.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 3:45 pm


Accidental Shooting Of Texas Toddler Leads To Father’s Capital Murder Arrest

Investigators were able to match the bullet casing to the gun used by Nicholas Thomas' 3-year-old son on April 8, according to court documents.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 3:12 pm


CDC Lowers Warning For Vaccinated Travelers On Cruise Ships

The travel alert level was lowered just over a week before the first cruise in more than 15 months is scheduled to set sail from a U.S. port.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 1:33 pm


Southern Border Patrol Agents Rescue 17 Migrants, Including Teen Left Behind In The Brush

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents rescued 17 migrants in a span of three days abandoned by smugglers.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 12:56 pm


Texas Governor Signs Bill Into Law Allowing Residents To Carry Handguns Without A License

Texas Governor Greg Abbott signed House Bill 1927 into law. The bill eliminates the requirement for residents to get a license, undergo background checks or have training and allows anyone over 21 years old to carry a handgun.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 11:45 am


Convicted Of Aggravated Sexual Assault Of 4-Year-Old Boy, Alleged Aryan Brotherhood Member Brett James Martinson Added To Texas 10 Most Wanted

In 2004, Brett James Martinson was convicted of two counts of aggravated sexual assault of a child following incidents with a 4-year-old boy.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 10:43 am


Texas Loses Fight, US Supreme Court Dismisses Challenge To Obamacare

The justices left the entire Affordable Care Act law intact Thursday in ruling that Texas, other Republican-led states and two individuals had no right to bring their lawsuit in federal court.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 9:21 am


President Joe Biden Brings Up Jailed North Texan Trevor Reed In Meeting With Vladimir Putin

President Joe Biden said he discussed the cases of Texan Trevor Reed and another American detained in Russia during his meeting with Vladimir Putin.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 7:25 am


Governor Abbott Says Texas Border Wall Will Be Funded By The State And Through Crowdsourcing

The governor of the State of Texas, Greg Abbott, said he will use $250 million in state money and crowdsourced financing to build more barriers along the U.S. border with Mexico.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 17, 2021, 5:48 am


Feud Between 2 Groups Of Teens Led To Deadly Mass Shooting In Austin, Police Say

A deadly weekend mass shooting in Austin’s famed entertainment district arose from a feud between two groups of Central Texas teenagers, according to a police affidavit filed Wednesday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 6:42 pm


Fort Worth ISD Students, Families Will Have To Beat The Heat During Graduation Ceremonies

More school districts are adjusting their graduation because of the extreme heat in North Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 4:30 pm


Texas Border Wall: Gov. Abbott Signs Letters For Funding, Demanding Land Back From Federal Government

The governor also introduced a website where residents can learn more about the wall and donate to the wall's funding.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 4:30 pm


‘This Is An American Issue’: VP Harris Meets With Texas Democrats About GOP’s Sweeping Voting Bill

Vice President Kamala Harris on Wednesday met with Texas Democratic lawmakers about state Republicans' push for a sweeping voting measure during the 87th Legislative Session.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 4:15 pm


Texas Rangers Arrest Suspect Shawn Adkins For Murder Of Teenager Hailey Dunn In 2013

New developments in the case of a Texas teenager reported missing more than a decade ago. Authorities have arrested a man for the death of 13-year-old Hailey Dunn.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 1:47 pm


Southern Baptists Vote To Debate Sex Abuse Investigation

Critics called that a conflict of interest, arguing that the results of the probe will be discredited unless people trust the process.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 1:16 pm


Convicted Child Rapist Pedro Asuncion Ore-Quispe Arrested At U.S.-Mexico Border

Convicted child rapist Pedro Asuncion Ore-Quispe was arrested on June 14 near the southern border after he illegally entered the United States.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 12:26 pm


Senate Passes Juneteenth National Holiday Bill By Texas Sen. Cornyn, Rep. Jackson Lee

The bill was brought together by U.S. Sen. John Cornyn (R-Texas), Democratic Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (Texas-18) and Sen. Ed Markey (D-Massachusetts).

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 11:46 am


More Cancellations, Delays As Southwest Airlines Struggles To Recover From “Technology Issues”

Computer system outages caused Southwest Airlines to ground hundreds of flights two days in a row. On the third consecutive day, June 16, passengers continued to deal with canceled flights and delays, as the airline tried to recover.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 10:57 am


Mesquite Resident Walks Away A Millionaire After Texas Lottery Scratch Ticket Win

There is another addition to the North Texas millionaire's club. A person in Mesquite has claimed a top prize of $1 million in a scratch ticket game.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 10:01 am


Support Grows For Making Juneteenth A National Holiday

More Americans support making Juneteenth — the annual commemoration of the emancipation of enslaved people in the U.S. — a national holiday than oppose the idea.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 8:13 am


COVID Outbreak Delays Royal Caribbean Cruise Ship Launch

Royal Caribbean has been forced to postpone the inaugural sailing of its newest cruise ship after eight crew members tested positive for COVID-19.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: June 16, 2021, 7:14 am