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Texans Hit The Beach Memorial Day Weekend As Reopening Continues: ‘I See A Lot Of People, I Don’t See Any Masks’

Large crowds of people could be seen at beaches in Texas this Memorial Day weekend as the state continues to slowly reopen during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 24, 2020, 7:01 pm


Texas Chick-Fil-A Holds Ceremony For Employees Graduating High School

One Chick-fil-A in Texas wanted to make sure its employees who were graduating high school had a memorable end to their school year.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 24, 2020, 4:28 pm


Allen West, Candidate For Chair Of Texas GOP, Injured In Motorcycle Crash: ‘I Am Alive By The Grace Of God’

Allen West, a former congressman and current candidate for chairman of the Republican Party of Texas, was injured in a motorcycle crash near Waco Saturday afternoon.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 24, 2020, 3:10 pm


Tornado Confirmed In Bowie, Northwest Of Fort Worth, From Friday’s Severe Storms

Widespread damage was seen throughout Bowie, northwest of Fort Worth, Saturday after a confirmed tornado ravaged the area the night before.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 23, 2020, 10:15 pm


Matthew McConaughey And Wife, Camila Alves, Deliver Face Masks To Hospitals In Rural Areas Of Texas

Matthew McConaughey and wife, Camila Alves, hit the road this week to help Texans in rural areas of the state.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 23, 2020, 5:22 pm


Texas Fire Captain, Girlfriend Found Dead In Home; Child Unharmed Inside

A Texas fire captain and his girlfriend were found dead inside a home Friday, and authorities are investigating their deaths as a murder-suicide.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 23, 2020, 3:49 pm


Judge Demands ICE To Explain Why It Won’t Release Kids

A judge has criticized the Trump administration’s handling of detained immigrant children and families, ordering it to give the court detailed information about efforts to quickly release them in the wake of the coronavirus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 9:25 pm


UIL Puts Out Rules For Athletic, Marching Band Summer Programs In Texas

The UIL has released its requirements and guidelines for athletic and marching band programs during the summer in Texas as the COVID-19 pandemic continues.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 3:15 pm


Southwest Will Continue Limiting The Number Of Seats Sold On Passenger Flights Through July

Southwest Airlines has been practicing social distancing since the coronavirus pandemic began spreading around the globe and the company recently announced that they'll continue to do so into the summer.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 1:54 pm


FBI Identifies Texas Naval Base Shooter, Adam Salim Alsahli

The FBI has identified Adam Salim Alsahli, of Corpus Christi as the deceased suspect in Thursday morning’s shooting at N.A.S. Naval Air Station-Corpus Christi.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 1:52 pm


Texas Mayor Talks Managing COVID-19 Surge In Her City While Also Battling Rare Form Of Cancer

A mayor in Texas talks about managing a COVID-19 surge in her city while also battling a rare form of cancer herself.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 1:23 pm


Newest Texas-Based NASA Test Pilots Are Veteran Astronauts & Long-Time Friends

The two Texas-based astronauts who will test drive SpaceX’s brand new rocketship are classmates and friends, and veteran spacefliers married to veteran spacefliers.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 12:15 pm


Texas Luggage Store Owner Says Sales Fell 90% In April

Businesses specializing in luggage have seen a steep decline in sales as travel came to a halt during the pandemic. One local business owner in Texas saw this firsthand.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 11:05 am


Woman On The Run After Allegedly Killing Wife With Wine Chiller Arrested In Texas

After allegedly killing her wife with a wine chiller a New Jersey woman went on the run and traveled some 1,600 miles to Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 10:13 am


Customs Officers Seize 3,000+ Pounds Of Marijuana In Broccoli Shipment On Texas Bridge

Customs officers intercepted a shipment of fresh broccoli on a Texas bridge that contained more than 3,000 pounds of weed.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 7:23 am


North Texas Court Is The 1st In The Country To Hold A Jury Trial Via Videoconferencing

Some North Texans gathered in what was a first of its kind 'jury box', as potential jurors popped onto the screen one by one.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 22, 2020, 6:07 am


Shooting At Texas Naval Base Was ‘Terrorism-Related,’ FBI Says

A shooting at a Texas naval air station that injured a sailor and left the gunman dead Thursday was “terrorism-related,” the FBI said.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 21, 2020, 4:20 pm


Texas Drivers License Offices To Reopen In Phases, Residents Will Need To Book Appointments

Drivers license offices in Texas are set to begin reopening, but residents in North Texas will have to wait a bit longer than other regions.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 21, 2020, 1:22 pm


DA: 91 More Drug Cases Tied To Ex-Texas Cop To Be Dismissed 

Gerald Goines, who is free on bond but under home confinement, is accused by authorities of lying in other drug cases

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:44 pm


Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe Confirmed As President Trump’s Director Of National Intelligence

Texas Rep. John Ratcliffe was confirmed Thursday as President Donald Trump's top intelligence official.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:04 pm


Texas Supreme Court Justice Debra Lehrmann Tests Positive For COVID-19

In a tweet Justice Debra Lehrmann said she and her husband, Greg, started exhibiting symptoms, including fevers and body aches, last week.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 21, 2020, 12:03 pm


Texas Family Of ‘Mentally Unstable’ Teen Missing For A Month Desperate To Find Her

Misty McGinn was last seen at her home in Rice, TX, on April 19, 2020. She walked out the door, wearing a grey and yellow “Gas Monkey” hoodie, with grey and black sweatpants around 1:34 a.m.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 21, 2020, 11:01 am


University Of Texas Will Hold In Person Classes On Austin Campus In The Fall

While some universities across the country have canceled in-person instruction for the fall semester, officials at the University of Texas say students will return to campus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 21, 2020, 7:56 am


Astronauts From Texas Arrive At Cape Canaveral For NASA’s 1st Home Launch In A Decade

Two astronauts based in Texas will end a nine-year launch drought for NASA. The SpaceX flight of Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken will make history.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 21, 2020, 6:41 am


Girlfriend Accused Of Assaulting, Breaking Ribs Of Former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst

The girlfriend of former Texas Lt. Gov. David Dewhurst was arrested in an alleged attack that broke two of his ribs, prosecutors said Wednesday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 7:03 pm


Class of 2020: Standing Strong – CBS 11 News Special

North Texas students are finding creative ways to honor their graduations. CBS 11 shows you the emotional surprises, unique celebrations, and how some are going big. Really big in a special edition of CBS 11 News.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 6:43 pm


I-Team: Texas Had $40M In Place Last Year To Replace Unemployment Computer System But Upgrade Didn’t Happen Soon Enough

Texas had $40 million in federal funds in place last year to replace an outdated Texas Workforce Commission system but then the pandemic hit.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 5:24 pm


Federal Appeals Court Temporarily Halts Expansion Of Mail-In Voting For Texas Residents Concerned About COVID-19

A federal appeals court has temporarily blocked a ruling in Texas that expanded mail-in voting for residents who are concerned about contracting the coronavirus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 5:15 pm


Employees Say Hundreds Of Tyson Foods Workers In Texas Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

Some employees at a Texas Tyson Foods plant say there have been nearly 300 workers who have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 1:57 pm


Astronauts Arriving For NASA’s 1st Home Launch In A Decade

NASA test pilots Doug Hurley and Bob Behnken departed Houston on Wednesday aboard a NASA jet, bound for Florida.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 1:49 pm


Texas AG Ken Paxton Files Appeal To Block Ruling That Allows Mail-In Ballots For Those Concerned About COVID-19

File photo of voting booths. (Photo by FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images)Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has filed an appeal to block a federal court ruling this week that allows mail-in ballots for residents who are concerned about contracting the coronavirus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 1:22 pm


Texas Governor Greg Abbott Pushing For Kids To Have A ‘Normal’ Summer During Pandemic

This week Texas Governor Greg Abbott said child care facilities can reopen and set the stage for a return to summer camp, youth sports leagues and even summer school.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 1:17 pm


H-E-B Holding ‘Texas-Sized’ Virtual Ceremony To Honor Graduating Seniors

H-E-B will be holding a "Texas-sized" virtual ceremony complete with high-profile guests Wednesday evening to honor graduating high school and college seniors.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 12:16 pm


Millions Of Americans To Get Stimulus Money Via Prepaid Cards

Roughly 4 million Americans should soon be getting their government stimulus payments through a prepaid debit card.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 10:59 am


Coronavirus In Texas: Worker At Blue Bell Creameries Tests Positive For COVID-19

A worker at Blue Bell Creameries in Brenham has tested positive for the coronavirus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 10:30 am


Texas Church Cancels All Mass After Death Of Possibly COVID-19 Positive Priest

A church in Texas has canceled mass indefinitely after one of its priests died and five others subsequently tested positive for the novel coronavirus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 9:04 am


Johnson & Johnson To Discontinue Sales Of Talc-Based Baby Powder In U.S.

After facing thousands of lawsuits alleging the powder contains asbestos, Johnson & Johnson announced that it is ending sales of its talc-based baby powder in the U.S.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 8:11 am


Kroger Doubles Back, Will Not Require Workers To Return COVID-19 Overpayments

Kroger has had a change of heart over what it recently deemed "overpayments" to quarantined workers on COVID-19 emergency leave.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 20, 2020, 7:21 am


Federal Judge Orders Expansion Of Mail-In Voting In Texas

A federal judge has ordered Texas to allow any of the state’s 16 million voters to cast a ballot by mail over fears of the coronavirus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 19, 2020, 6:28 pm


Search Ongoing For Dallas Teen Missing Since May 1

Aunisty Bates is bi-racial, 5-foot-5, weighs 130 pounds and has black hair and brown eyes. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: May 19, 2020, 3:03 pm