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How Tejano Star Selena Continues To Inspire 25 Years After Her Death

It's been 25 years since the death of Selena shocked millions across the world. However, her unique songs and style continue to inspire both older and newer generations of fans.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 31, 2020, 7:18 am


Texas Begins Effort To Isolate Drivers From Louisiana, But Enforcement Not Clear

The DPS said in it would not disclose details about enforcement, adding there would be no checkpoint on the Louisiana border at this time.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 30, 2020, 9:12 pm


$1,200 Stimulus Checks Are Coming, Here’s What You Should Know

Millions of Texans should soon be getting $1,200 checks from the U.S. government as the House passed the $2 trillion stimulus bill on Friday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 30, 2020, 6:00 pm


Federal Judge Blocks Texas From Closing Abortion Clinics During Coronavirus Outbreak

Judge Lee Yeakel wrote in the nine-page court filing that Texas's directive to ban the procedure would cause patients to "suffer serious and irreparable harm."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 30, 2020, 4:29 pm


Macy’s Furloughing Most Of Its 130K Employees Because Of Coronavirus Store Closures

Affecting employees at more than a dozen stores in North Texas, Macy's is furloughing a majority of its 125,000 employees because of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 30, 2020, 12:57 pm


Garth Brooks And Trisha Yearwood To Perform Another At-Home Concert In CBS Primetime Special

After breaking the internet last week, Oklahoman Garth Brooks and his wife Trisha Yearwood are putting on another at-home concert, but this time in a CBS special.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 30, 2020, 11:05 am


As COVID-19 Cases Spike In Louisiana, Texas Tightens Travel Rules From The Neighboring State

Saying the move is being made to slow and manage the growing pandemic, Texas is ratcheting up restrictions one of the growing hot spots for COVID-19 -- neighboring Louisiana.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 30, 2020, 6:14 am


AG Paxton Files Intervention To Prevent Release Of Over 4,000 Inmates In Harris County

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton filed an intervention Sunday to prevent the release of thousands of inmates during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 29, 2020, 5:05 pm


Cornyn: Texas To Receive $237M Federal Grant For Coronavirus Response

The Texas Division of Emergency Management (TDEM) will receive a $236 million federal grant to aid its response to the coronavirus pandemic. $236,756,360.44 to be exact.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 29, 2020, 4:43 pm


Gov. Abbott To Open Dallas Convention Center As Healthcare Facility, Halt Release Of ‘Dangerous Criminals’ Due To COVID-19

Due to the coronavirus, Gov. Abbott announced the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center will be opened as a healthcare facility and that he will halt the release of "dangerous criminals" in Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 29, 2020, 4:29 pm


Gov. Abbott: Of Those Being Tested For Coronavirus, Only 10% Test Positive

Amid the public's growing concern about the spread of COVID-19, CBS 11's Doug Dunbar spoke with Texas Governor Greg Abbott Friday evening and asked some questions regarding the virus in the Lone Star State.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 27, 2020, 8:15 pm


TAA Encourages Landlords To Waive Late Fees, Make Arrangements For Renters Affected By COVID-19

Hundreds of thousands of Texans have lost their jobs due to COVID-19. But many people will still be expected to pay rent come Apr. 1.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 27, 2020, 4:01 pm


Not The Chicks And Bunnies! Peeps’ Parent Company Halts Production Due To COVID-19

In response to the coronavirus pandemic Just Born, the company behind Peeps candy, is suspending production at it's U.S. plants.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 27, 2020, 10:51 am


Texas Longhorn’s QB Sam Ehlinger Starts Coronavirus Relief Fund

Texas Longhorn's quarterback Sam Ehlinger has followed Clemson quarterback Trever Lawrence's lead and launched a GoFundMe to help with the relief efforts of COVID-19.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 27, 2020, 10:48 am


An Open Letter To Our Youth From Doug Dunbar

I was you, and so were your parents.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 27, 2020, 9:41 am


Texas Police Officers Pass Out Free Meals To Truck Drivers

Lubbock officers went to a local travel center to help pass out free meals to truck drivers who "work tirelessly to provide food and supplies for the nation."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 27, 2020, 9:40 am


Southwest Airlines Cuts 1,500 Daily Flights Because Of Travel Declines Caused By The Coronavirus

With Dallas Love Field Airport and hundreds of others across the country virtually empty, Southwest made the decision to cancel 1,500 flights each day.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 27, 2020, 8:25 am


During The COVID-19 Pandemic Some Question, ‘Are Gun Shops Really Essential Businesses?’

In recent weeks, firearm sales have skyrocketed. Background checks — the key barometer of gun sales — already were at record numbers in January and February.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 27, 2020, 6:13 am


Gov. Abbott: Quarantine Mandated For Travelers Coming To Texas From New York Area

A new executive order from Governor Greg Abbott may serve as a further deterrence for anyone considering making the trip from New York to Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 11:22 pm


Former Astros Star Jimmy ‘The Toy Cannon’ Wynn Dies At 78

Wynn was nicknamed “The Toy Cannon” because of the power he produced despite his small size. He was a three-time All-Star outfielder in the 1960s and '70s.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 9:12 pm


Price-Gouging Allegation Leaves 750,000 Face Masks In Limbo

Unlimited had bidding on N95 respirator masks reaching as high as $180 for a package of 16 masks. Amazon sold a set of 100 for $4.21 in late January.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 8:47 pm


Cash Payments, Expanded Unemployment Insurance 1 Step Closer For Those Devastated By Coronavirus

Federal help is one step closer to becoming a reality for those who’ve been devastated by COVID-19.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 7:03 pm


North Texas Man Charged For Threatening To Shoot Speaker Pelosi, Government Officials

A Wichita Falls man allegedly used Facebook to post threats about killing Speaker of the U.S. House of Representatives Nancy Pelosi and other government leaders.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 5:25 pm


2 Earthquakes Rattle West Texas; Largest Is Magnitude 5.0

Two earthquakes centered near the same remote area of West Texas have rattled the region.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 5:01 pm


Coronavirus: Public Utilities Commission Of Texas Approves Order To Temporarily Suspend Utility Shutoffs

Thousands of residential customers unable to pay their utility bills can expect some short-term relief.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 4:27 pm


Gov. Abbott Issues Additional Executive Order, Reports Number Of COVID-19 Cases Being Treated

Texas Governor Greg Abbott held a news conference Thursday afternoon to give an update on the state's fight against COVID-19.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 2:45 pm


Dallas County Jail Officials Confirm At Least 5 Inmates Have Tested Positive For COVID-19

After reporting the infection of one inmate, officials at the Dallas County Jail have confirmed four other inmates have tested positive for the coronavirus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 10:35 am


Ford Recalls 250K+ Cars In U.S. States With High Temperatures To Fix Door Latches

The Ford Motor Company is recalling more than 250,000 cars in the U.S. to fix doors that could open unexpectedly or may not close properly.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 10:00 am


Travelers Will See New Inflight Social Distancing & Pet Rules On American Airlines Planes

American Airlines had already taken some steps to encourage social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, but the Fort Worth-based company has made more policy changes.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 8:21 am


U.S. Could Lose 14 Million Jobs: Are We Entering A Depression?

The Federal Reserve of St. Louis estimates the nation's jobless rate could hit a staggering 32% within months.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 26, 2020, 7:00 am


Abortion Providers Sue Texas Over Coronavirus Outbreak Order

Planned Parenthood is joining other abortion providers in suing Texas over moving to ban abortions during the coronavirus outbreak.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 25, 2020, 9:55 pm


Texas Among Top States Using Marijuana During Coronavirus Outbreak According To Twitter Data

The map is based on tweets and hashtags about using marijuana, including phrases such as "smoke weed," "get high," and all related slang terms. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 25, 2020, 3:40 pm


Ex-Teammate: Former Aggie Basketball Player David Edwards Dies From Coronavirus Complications

The former Texas A&M basketball star died in his home state of New York on Monday at the age of 48.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 25, 2020, 3:30 pm


Moves Made To Expand Texas Hospital Capacity During Coronavirus Outbreak

Governor Greg Abbott temporarily waived certain hospital licensing rules, while the Texas Health and Human Services Commission adopted an emergency rule to meet Texas’ need for additional hospital capacity.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 25, 2020, 3:04 pm


Trump Administration Urged To Free Migrants From Detention Facilities Amid Coronavirus Spread

Pressure is mounting on the Trump administration to release people from immigration detention facilities amid the spread of COVID-19.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 25, 2020, 2:36 pm


Governor Abbott Wants To Extend SNAP Recipient Benefits To TakeOut And Drive-Thru Restaurants

Texas Governor Greg Abbott is asking the Department of Agriculture to allow SNAP recipients in the state to use their benefits for restaurant takeout and drive-thru service during the coronavirus pandemic.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 25, 2020, 1:43 pm


Supercomputer At UT Austin Being Used To Help Worldwide Fight Against Coronavirus

A supercomputer at the University of Texas at Austin is being used to help the worldwide fight against COVID-19.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 25, 2020, 12:12 pm


Albertsons, Kroger, Tom Thumb And Walmart Adding Sneeze Guards At Checkout Lanes

Albertsons, Kroger, Tom Thumb and Walmart are all installing sneeze guards at checkout lanes and customer service counters to help protect customers and their employees from the spread of the coronavirus.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 25, 2020, 9:35 am


Coronavirus Fears Continue To Undercut Travel, Leaving Many Airline Flights Nearly Empty

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – There’s an almost silence on airplanes, at Dallas Fort Worth International Airport and Dallas Love Field Airport as airline service in the United States teeters on the brink of collapse. Fears over the coronavirus have resulted in near-empty planes and outbreaks have left some air traffic control towers empty. Even with […]

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 25, 2020, 6:16 am


Governor Abbott Announces No New Statewide Restrictions Regarding Coronavirus In Texas

Governor Greg Abbott on Tuesday suggested Texans stay home to stop the spread of COVID-19, but he did not announce a statewide order to shelter at home.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: March 24, 2020, 3:30 pm