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Texas Officials: Only 225 Migrants Remain In Border Town Of Del Rio

Top elected officials in Val Verde County say there are only about  225 migrants remaining in the Texas border camp where almost 15,000 mostly Haitian migrants had gathered just days ago hoping to seek asylum.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 24, 2021, 10:39 am


Poll: American Families Jumping Hurdles To Feed Families & Overcome Food Challenges

Many Texans and people across the country have struggled to feed their families during the pandemic and say they have had difficulty figuring out how to get help.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 24, 2021, 10:01 am


I-Team: Relief Money Slow To Reach Desperate Texas Renters Facing Eviction

While millions of dollars are still available for Texas renters impacted by the pandemic, the money is often not making it into the hands of those who need it

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 24, 2021, 9:38 am


Pfizer COVID-19 Vaccine Booster Shots Now Available To Older And At-Risk Americans

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is now recommending booster shots for millions of older or otherwise vulnerable Americans.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 24, 2021, 6:38 am


Border Patrol Agents Find Migrants Using Storm Drain To Enter Texas Illegally

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents responding to a hotel used for human smuggling discovered migrants using a storm drain to illegally enter the United States.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 23, 2021, 3:13 pm


101 Texas Lawmakers Who Supported/Voted For New Abortion Law Being Threatened

CBS 11 has learned that 101 members of the Texas House and Senate who voted for the controversial Fetal Heartbeat bill that went into effect September 1, have been warned about a threat made against them.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 23, 2021, 2:10 pm


Florida Lawmaker Introduces Bill Similar To Texas Abortion Law

A Republican lawmaker in Florida has proposed a bill, similar to a new Texas law, that would prevent physicians from performing most abortions after approximately six weeks of pregnancy.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 23, 2021, 1:49 pm


Homeland Security Temporarily Suspends Use Of Horse Patrols Near Migrant Camp In Texas

Homeland Security has suspended the use of horse patrols to prevent entry and gather migrants near the Texas border town of Del Rio.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 23, 2021, 12:07 pm


Rift Between Boy Scouts And Their Religious Partners Grows As Groups Wrestles With Bankruptcy

There is worsening friction between the Boy Scouts of America and the major religious groups that help it run thousands of scout units. It's all centered around the group's very complex bankruptcy case.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 23, 2021, 10:20 am


As Deportations Continue In Texas, Mexican Forces Surround Migrant Camp Along The Rio Grande

Governments in both the United States and Mexico appear eager to end the increasingly politicized humanitarian situation at the Texas-Mexico border.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 23, 2021, 9:09 am


As Rumors Swirl, Actor Matthew McConaughey Says He’s ‘Measuring’ Texas Gubernatorial Run

It seems Texas Longhorn alum Matthew McConaughey really is considering a run for political office in the state.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 23, 2021, 8:25 am


Latinos Push For Political Power As Lawmakers In Texas Redraw Voting Maps Across The State

Dallas County Commissioner Elba Garcia says the impact of political voting map divisions are clear: “Everyone gets cut up and scattered around. They dilute the Latino vote.”

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 23, 2021, 7:39 am


Many Haitian Migrants Make Their Way To Texas Via Social Media Posts, WhatsApp Instructions

One Haitian man, along with his wife and two children, followed detailed instructions sent to him via WhatsApp from his brother who had recently taken a specific route to the Texas border.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 23, 2021, 5:29 am


Federal Government Investigating Texas’ Ban On School Mask Mandates

The federal government is now investigating whether the ban on school mask mandates in Texas violates the rights of students with disabilities.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 6:11 pm


Texas Gov. Abbott Adds Property Tax Relief; Constitutional Amendment On Bail To 3rd Special Session Agenda

Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced two new agenda items added to Texas Legislature's including property tax relief and proposing a constitutional amendment on bail.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 12:15 pm


Federal Officials Confirm Many Haitian Migrants From Texas-Mexico Border Camp Staying In US

Many Haitian migrants camped near and under a bridge in the small Texas border town of Del Rio are allegedly being released in the United States.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 12:01 pm


Department Of Justice Sues To Stop Alliance Between American Airlines And JetBlue

A partnership formed by Fort Worth-based American Airlines and JetBlue is being challenged with claims it will reduce competition and lead to higher fares.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 10:53 am


Former President George W. Bush Holding October Fundraiser For Liz Cheney

Sources say former President George W. Bush will hold a fundraising event for Republican Congresswoman Liz Cheney, putting him in direct opposition with the efforts of former President Donald Trump.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 10:13 am


He Immortalized Gay Best Friend Stanford Blatch, “Sex And The City” Actor Willie Garson Dead At 57

Actor Willie Garson, who played Stanford Blatch on "Sex and the City" has died.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 9:39 am


Texas Education Agency Ban On School Mask Mandates Sparks Federal Investigation

The Texas Education Agency is under investigation over its recent decision banning mask requirements in schools.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 7:30 am


Men Who Fenced Stolen Diamonds From Texas Sentenced To 15+ Years

A federal court in Texas has sentenced five men who purchased jewelry stolen from a traveling diamond salesman to a combined 190 months in prison and ordered to pay more than $7 million in restitution.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 6:42 am


New Texas Abortion Law Has Some Clinics In Nearby States Struggling To Keep Up With Demand

Texas' new law banning abortions at six weeks has women fleeing the state to get the procedure.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 6:04 am


Governor Greg Abbott Approves Miles-Long Barrier Of Police Vehicles To Deter Migrants In Del Rio

Gov. Greg Abbott says state officials are using "unprecedented" methods to deter migrants from crossing the border, including parking police vehicles for miles to create a "steel barrier."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 22, 2021, 5:38 am


Texas Man Gregory Gabrisch Dies In Hunting Accident In Southwest Colorado

Gregory Gabrisch, 31, of Houston, died from a gunshot wound in the San Juan National Forest north of Rico on Friday morning.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 10:48 pm


Mask Up, Have Fun At Friday’s State Fair Of Texas Opening

The 135th State Fair of Texas commences on Friday. And preparing to welcome around 2 million guests during a pandemic is no easy task.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 6:49 pm


Garland ISD Offers Mexican American, African American Studies Courses

The Garland Independent School District is looking to honor those experiences year-round in a new social studies course.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 5:49 pm


Governor Abbott Says ‘Biden Administration Is Man-Made Disaster Of Inhumanity’ Regarding Del Rio Border Crisis

The office of Governor Greg Abbott said the Governor will hold a press conference to provide a border security update at the international bridge in Del Rio on Tuesday, September 21.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 3:10 pm


Governor Greg Abbott Signs Texas Senate Bill 4 Tightening Restrictions On Abortion-Inducing Drug Availability

After enacting what is the most restrictive abortion ban law in the country, Texas Governor Greg Abbott has also signed a bill making it harder to obtain abortion-inducing drugs in the state.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 1:54 pm


Fort Worth Clinic Offering 3rd-Dose COVID-19 Booster Shots For Eligible People

The City of Fort Worth is now administering third-shot COVID-19 booster vaccines for immunocompromised patients, along with 1st and 2nd doses for anyone 12 years of age and older.

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


1 Pilot In North Texas Military Jet Crash Released, 1 Remains Hospitalized

The Navy sent more equipment to a North Texas neighborhood on September 21, to help with the investigation of a weekend training jet crash in a residential area.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 11:04 am


LGBT Veterans Discharged Under “Don’t Ask, Don’t Tell” To Get Full Benefits

The Department of Veterans Affairs says service members who received other than honorable discharges for their sexual orientation, gender identity or HIV status are eligible for full benefits.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 10:04 am


Ramped Up Deportations Leave Haitian Migrants At Texas-Mexico Border With Few Options

Options are narrowing for thousands of Haitian migrants stranded at the Texas-Mexico border as the US government ramps up expulsion flights to Haiti and Mexico begins busing some away from the border.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 9:05 am


Lawyer For 1 Of 3 Texas Women Charged In Carmine’s Brawl Says They Were Racially Discriminated Against

There are new details surrounding the violent brawl outside of a New York City restaurant, involving a group of women from Texas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 7:00 am


Trial Date Set In Atatiana Jefferson Murder Case, Former FWPD Officer Aaron Dean Goes To Court This Fall

A trial date has been set for the former Fort Worth police officer charged with murdering Atatiana Jefferson as she played video games inside a home with her nephew.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 6:11 am


Grapevine-Colleyville ISD Takes Step In Deciding Fate Of Colleyville Heritage Principal James Whitfield

The Grapevine Colleyville Independent School District school board has unanimously voted to propose non-renewal of Dr. James Whitfield’s contract.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 21, 2021, 5:28 am


Texas Doctor Dr. Alan Braid Sued After Defying State’s Abortion Ban

A San Antonio doctor who said he performed an abortion in defiance of a new Texas law was sued by two people seeking to test the legality of the state's near-total ban on the procedure.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2021, 6:40 pm


North Texans Beat The Heat One More Day As Temps Hit 100; Cooler Weather On The Way

It may not feel like it, but fall is just around the corner, both on the calendar and in the forecast. But, on Monday, summer was still in full swing at Celebration Park in Allen.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2021, 5:38 pm


Drugmaker Pfizer Says Their COVID-19 Vaccine Is ‘Safe And Effective’ In Kids Ages 5 To 11

On September 20 Pfizer announced that its COVID-19 vaccine works for children ages 5 to 11 and that it will seek U.S. authorization for this age group soon.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2021, 5:30 pm


UPDATE: Investigation Continues Into Cause Of Military Plane Crash Into Texas Neighborhood

The investigation continues Monday morning into how a military plane made a crash landing into a Lake Worth neighborhood on Sunday -- right into people's homes.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2021, 12:55 pm


Redistricting, Transgender Athletes & COVID Mandates On Agenda Of Texas’ 3rd Special Session

The Texas Legislature is back in Austin for its third special session of the year. Both houses gaveled in at 10:00 a.m.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: September 20, 2021, 12:39 pm