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Timeline: The death of Atatiana Jefferson & the trial of Aaron Dean

Monday will mark three years, one month, and 24 days since the shooting death of Atatiana Jefferson. It'll also mark the first day of the trial of Aaron Dean, the former police officer who shot and killed her inside her Fort Worth home.

Author: Raegan Scharfetter
Posted: December 5, 2022, 7:30 am


Jurors hear ex-Border Patrol agent's confession in killings

Jurors in the capital murder trial of a former U.S. Border Patrol agent have heard a taped interview in which he confesses to the 2018 killings of four sex workers in South Texas.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2022, 5:57 pm


Texas woman pleads guilty to role in Vanessa Guillen's death

The only suspect arrested in connection with the killing of Vanessa Guillén at a Texas military base in 2020 pleaded guilty Tuesday to charges that included helping dispose of the soldier's body near Fort Hood.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 29, 2022, 8:37 pm


Stephen F. Austin University accepts invitation to join the University of Texas System

Stephen F. Austin State University announced that it has accepted an invitation to join the University of Texas System.

Author: Julia Falcon
Posted: November 29, 2022, 4:07 pm


Uvalde mom sues police, gunmaker in school massacre

Sandra Torres has filed a federal lawsuit on Monday against police, the school district and the maker of the gun the shooter used.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 28, 2022, 3:06 pm


Parts of deep west Texas under blizzard warning as winter storm moves in

Winter might not technically start until next month, but it's certainly not feeling like fall anymore for some residents living in far west Texas.

Author: Alex Keller
Posted: November 25, 2022, 2:59 pm


Mother allegedly used children to transport fentanyl from New Mexico to Texas

Magdalena Silva Banuelos, 46, allegedly hid a deadly dose of fentanyl inside her children's luggage, according to U.S. Attorney for the Northern District of Texas Chad E. Meacham.

Author: Julia Falcon
Posted: November 22, 2022, 12:08 pm


Jury begins deliberating in Oath Keepers sedition trial

Stewart Rhodes told jurors that there was no plan for the Oath Keepers to attack the Capitol and said his followers who went inside acted "stupid."

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 22, 2022, 9:44 am


Gas prices in Texas fall below $3 ahead of Thanksgiving travel

The price of gas has fallen to below $3 for the first time since January, AAA Texas says.

Author: Julia Falcon
Posted: November 22, 2022, 9:14 am


Texas executes man for killing ex-girlfriend and her son, 7

A Texas inmate who killed his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her 7-year-old son more than 17 years ago was executed on Wednesday.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 16, 2022, 8:14 pm


Texas to execute man for killing ex-girlfriend and her son

A Texas inmate is scheduled to die Wednesday evening for killing his pregnant ex-girlfriend and her 7-year-old son more than 17 years ago.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 16, 2022, 2:49 pm


Report: Uvalde police chief told kids were alive in school

A dispatcher spoke with Lt. Mariano Pargas minutes after a 10-year-old girl dialed 911 from inside the adjoining rooms where the gunman had holed up.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 15, 2022, 3:14 pm


State releases new energy report that raises more questions than answers

After six months and more than $600,000 in taxpayer money, the Public Utility Commission released the report by E3, a private research firm.

Author: Kelsy Mittauer
Posted: November 10, 2022, 6:12 pm


Texas man accused of slipping abortion drug in wife's drinks

A Texas grand jury has indicted a husband accused of slipping a medicine used for abortions into his wife's drinks in hopes that it would end her pregnancy.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 10, 2022, 5:26 pm


Judge sets June 2023 trial in killing of cyclist Wilson

A Texas judge on Wednesday refused to throw out statements made to police by the woman accused of killing professional cyclist Moriah "Mo" Wilson and set the case for trial in June 2023.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 9, 2022, 7:12 pm


Texas woman gets death for killing woman to take unborn baby

A Texas jury sentenced a woman to death Wednesday for killing a pregnant woman she knew to take her unborn daughter.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 9, 2022, 6:33 pm


Fans celebrate Houston Astros' World Series win with parade, 1 arrested after throwing beer can at Senator Cruz

Thousands of fans celebrated the Houston Astros' World Series win with a downtown parade on Monday.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 7, 2022, 5:30 pm


Infowars website staffer pleads guilty to storming Capitol

Samuel Christopher Montoya faces a maximum sentence of six months of imprisonment after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor count of parading, demonstrating or picketing in a Capitol building.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 7, 2022, 3:46 pm


CVS Health agrees to $5 billion settlement of opioid lawsuits

Deal would make it the first major pharmacy chain to reach a nationwide settlement over its handling of opioid prescriptions.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 2, 2022, 12:58 pm


If Astros win World Series, gambler will earn record payout

Jim "Mattress Mack" McIngvale of Houston has wagered a total of $10 million with numerous sportsbooks on an Astros victory.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: November 1, 2022, 4:13 pm


Celebrate Día de los Muertos in North Texas

Día de los Muertos, also known as the Day of the Dead, is a cultural celebration to remember loved ones who have died.

Author: Nathalie Palacios
Posted: November 1, 2022, 10:28 am


Election conspiracy theorists jailed in Texas lawsuit

Leaders of a Texas-based group promoting election conspiracy theories were jailed Monday for not complying with a court order.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: October 31, 2022, 8:32 pm


Texas police: Uvalde officers' probe to be over by year-end

A criminal investigation looking into the hesitant police response to the Uvalde school massacre will be finished by the end of the year, according to police.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: October 27, 2022, 3:22 pm


Heavy rain, gusty winds call for a First Alert Weather Day Friday

Heavy rain, gusty winds, and isolated flooding are the main concerns during Friday morning's commute and the first half of the day.

Author: Jeff Ray
Posted: October 27, 2022, 9:08 am


Republican candidates in Texas have double-digit lead in latest poll

Texas Republicans are taking the lead in a new UT Austin-Texas Politics Project poll.

Author: Jack Fink
Posted: October 21, 2022, 7:54 pm


Doorbell video shows malnourished Texas twins seeking help

Zaikiya Duncan, 40, was arrested this week after doorbell videos showed 15-year-old twins, barefoot and holding handcuffs, knocking on homes before dawn in their neighborhood and asking for help.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: October 21, 2022, 6:26 pm


Families of 2 killed at Astroworld festival settle lawsuits

The families of two people who died during last year's Astroworld music festival have settled wrongful death lawsuits they had filed, according to attorneys.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: October 20, 2022, 7:05 pm


Tesla 3Q profit more than doubles from a year ago to $3.29B

The Austin, Texas, electric vehicle and solar panel maker posted net income of $3.29 billion from July through September.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: October 19, 2022, 8:59 pm


Texas woman accused of killing 5-year-old daughter she called 'evil'

Towne is accused of strangling her daughter for 30 to 45 minutes. Towne "stated she wanted to end [her daughter's] life because she was an evil child and did not want to deal with her anymore," according to the affidavit.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: October 18, 2022, 2:59 pm


Dallas officer Jacob Arellano dies after being hit by wrong-way driver, police say

A Dallas police officer has died after being hit by a wrong-way driver on his way to work Tuesday night, police said.

Author: Raegan Scharfetter
Posted: October 12, 2022, 2:45 pm