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Inmate Who Slit Throat Of Prison Supervisor While Serving Time For Dallas Crime Set To Be Executed

He was found guilty of a crime in Dallas and sent to a prison in Amarillo where he cut the throat of a supervisor. Tonight Travis Runnels is scheduled to be put to death.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 11, 2019, 9:34 am


Texas College Basketball Player J.J. Culver Scores 100 Points In Game

Wayland Baptist senior guard J.J. Culver became the fourth college basketball player to score 100 or more points in a game.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 11, 2019, 8:32 am


Did You Get A Pair? Texas Rapper Post Malone’s Crocs Sell Out In Under 2 Hours

He gave them away for free at a North Texas restaurant days before they went on sale, but when the public had the chance to buy Post Malone's newest Crocs they scooped them up.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 11, 2019, 7:53 am


Texas Officer Hit, Killed By Suspect’s Vehicle During Traffic Stop

An officer in the Houston area has died after being hit by a suspect's vehicle during a traffic stop Tuesday evening, authorities said.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 11, 2019, 7:08 am


Genaro Garcia Luna, Man Who Ran Mexico’s Federal Police, Arrested In Dallas

Garcia Luna, a resident of Florida, was arrested Monday by federal agents in Dallas, where he made an initial court appearance Tuesday afternoon.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 10, 2019, 6:21 pm


Texas A&M University Going Smoke-Free, Tobacco-Free

The tobacco-free policy will apply to all Texas A&M University campuses and other college sites starting January 1, 2020.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 10, 2019, 3:31 pm


Dallas-Based Panda Biotech Plans Largest US Industrial Hemp Processing Plant

The company will build the “Panda High Plains Hemp Gin” in Lubbock County, Texas to separate hemp fiber and cellulose from the stalk.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 10, 2019, 1:31 pm


Dallas Stars Fire Head Coach Jim Montgomery For ‘Unprofessional Conduct’

The Dallas Stars announced Tuesday morning that Jim Montgomery "has been dismissed as the team's head coach."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 10, 2019, 11:20 am


Fallen Army Pilot Assigned To Fort Hood Laid To Rest With Full Military Honors

Chief Warrant Officer 2 Kirk Fuchigami Jr. was one of two Army pilots killed in the Nov. 20 crash while providing aerial security to ground troops outside of Kabul.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 10, 2019, 11:07 am


Pilot Killed When Small Cargo Plane Crashes In Texas

Authorities say the pilot of a small cargo airplane was killed in a plane crash in south Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 10, 2019, 10:29 am


Texas Drivers Admit To Having Road Rage At Higher Rate Than Most Americans

A new study says, when compared to the rest of the country, Texas drivers are admitting to road rage and aggressive driving at an alarming rate.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 10, 2019, 8:50 am


Suspect in Arizona Drive-By Shooting Extradited Back To State From Texas

Authorities say a suspect in a 2018 drive-by shooting in Arizona has been extradited back to the state from west Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 10, 2019, 6:44 am


Former Doctor To President Trump Running For Congress In Rural Texas

The former physician to President Donald Trump, whose Veteran Affairs nomination was derailed by professional misconduct allegations, has filed paperwork to run for congress in Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 10, 2019, 6:12 am


Bullet May Have Penetrated Fallen Houston Police Officer Christopher Brewster’s Bulletproof Vest

An expert will need to analyze the shooter’s ammunition to determine whether it was designed to penetrate that type of equipment, Chief Art Acevedo stated. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 9, 2019, 9:55 pm


Sizing Up Key 2020 Races In Texas, DFW As Filing Deadline Passes

Key 2020 races are shaping up in Texas and the Dallas-Fort Worth area now that the deadline for candidates to file their paperwork has come and gone.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 9, 2019, 6:16 pm


Arturo Solis, Charged With Capital Murder Of Houston Police Officer, Has History Of Mental Illness Attorneys Say

Arturo Solis, dressed in yellow jail clothing, said nothing during a short court hearing before state District Judge Danilo Lacayo.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 9, 2019, 2:44 pm


Former Officer Charged With Putting Leash On 8-Year-Old Stepson Charged With Assault

A former Pasadena, Texas police officer is accused of putting a dog leash around his 8-year-old stepson's neck.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 9, 2019, 1:21 pm


Pierce Bush, Grandson Of Late George H.W. Bush, Running For Congress In Texas

Pierce Bush, the grandson of former President George H.W. Bush, announced his candidacy Monday for a congressional seat in Texas, becoming the latest member of his famous Republican family to enter politics.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 9, 2019, 12:27 pm


New Mexico Granting Fewer Cyanide Bomb Licenses To Kill Coyotes 

Environmentalists say the devices are a horrible way to kill coyotes and point to collateral damage inflicted on dogs and other animals.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 9, 2019, 10:06 am


Texas Deli Owner Collects And Replies To Hundreds Of ‘Letters To Santa’

Stop by Gino's in Texas and it looks like your average deli – but inside it's almost like a secret portal to the North Pole.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 9, 2019, 9:25 am


Arkansas Officer Who Was ‘Ambushed And Executed’ Was Son Of Retired Texas Sergeant

An Arkansas officer who was "ambushed and executed" was known as a hero and came from a family of law enforcement, police said Sunday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 9, 2019, 7:27 am


2 Cops Shot, Killed In Line Of Duty Hours Apart From Each Other

Two police officers were shot and killed in the line of duty only hours apart from each other Saturday night.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 8, 2019, 4:06 pm


Texas Deputy Charged After Allegedly Illegally Strip Searching 6 Women

The sheriff's office said in a news release that Floyd Berry faces three misdemeanor counts of official oppression for searches conducted from Nov. 24 through Dec. 4.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 8, 2019, 2:30 pm


Houston Police Officer Shot In Line Of Duty Has Died, Officials Say

Houston Police Officer Christopher Brewster was shot and killed after trying to break up a domestic disturbance Saturday night.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 8, 2019, 2:15 pm


Police: Houston Officer Shot, Suspect In Custody

A Houston police officer has been shot and a suspect is currently in custody.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 7, 2019, 7:29 pm


Texas Mom Sent To Prison For Helping Son Escape From Jail

A San Antonio mother has been sentenced to 10 years in prison for helping her son and two other inmates escape from a county jail last year.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 7, 2019, 3:35 pm


How Texas Sweethearts Became World’s ‘Oldest Married Couple’

To meet the Hendersons is to witness a closeness that only a lifetime together can bring. She knows his favorite sweater. He knows how she takes her coffee. Sometimes it's the most minute details that can create the seams in the patchwork of a life.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2019, 6:29 pm


Texas IDs Cancer Cluster In Polluted Houston Neighborhood

Texas health officials have identified a cancer cluster in a north Houston neighborhood polluted by the wood preservative creosote from a nearby railroad operation.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2019, 4:13 pm


Transgender Women Fight Texas Law That Restricts Inmates From Changing Name

Three transgender women have filed a lawsuit challenging a Texas law that bars federal prison inmates from legally changing their names while in custody and within two years after serving their sentence.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2019, 3:31 pm


Navy IDs Pearl Harbor Naval Shipyard Gunman As Gabriel Romero Of Texas

The Department of Defense identified the shooter as Gabriel Antonio Romero, 22.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2019, 3:29 pm


Judge Orders Woman’s Name Made Public In Lawsuit Alleging Rape 

A federal judge who plans to dismiss a woman's lawsuit alleging she was sexually assaulted by a co-worker, wants the woman's name made public. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2019, 10:20 am


Tailgates Are Opening Unexpectedly, Now Ford Is Recalling Some Big Pickups

Ford is recalling more than 250,000 heavy-duty pickup trucks because the tailgates can open unexpectedly.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2019, 10:05 am


Texas-Sized Expansion At Santa’s Wonderland Complete Just In Time For Christmas

We are about three weeks away from Christmas and there have been big changes at one of the biggest Christmas attractions in Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2019, 9:41 am


Accused School Shooter Sent To North Texas Mental Hospital, Lawyer Says

The teenager accused of fatally shooting multiple people at Santa Fe High School last year has been moved to a North Texas mental health hospital after a judge ruled that he is mentally unfit to stand trial.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 6:11 pm


Texas Man Charged With Killing Daughter, Grandson With Axe

A 72-year-old man has been charged with using an axe to kill his daughter and teenage grandson at their home in Corpus Christi in September.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 3:49 pm


New TABC Permit Allows Drivers To Deliver Alcohol To Texans’ Doorsteps

The state Alcoholic Beverage Commission is now issuing permits allowing drivers for third-party companies to deliver booze directly to Texans door.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 11:28 am


Texas City Issues Voluntary Evacuation Order After Chemical Plant Blasts

Today concerns over air quality has prompted a voluntary evacuation in a Texas Gulf Coast city where chemical plant explosions happened last week.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 9:20 am


Pelosi: “I Am Asking Our Chairman To Proceed With Articles Of Impeachment”

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler to draft articles of impeachment against President Trump.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2019, 8:32 am


More Texas Children Now Leaving Foster Care Than Entering; Adoptions Hit Record Number

The number of children leaving foster care outnumbered the number entering care by more than 1,700 children, a trend the state hopes will continue.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2019, 2:37 pm


Convicted Rapist, Tejano Singer Jose ‘Joe’ Lopez To Launch Comeback Tour

Jose “Joe” Lopez served 12 years of his 20-year-sentence for raping his then-13-year-old niece in 2004.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2019, 1:31 pm