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Likely Texas-Bound NRA In Legal Battle For Its Future

The National Rifle Association is moving forward with its bankruptcy case while fighting accusations it only sought Chapter 11 protection to avoid a potentially crippling lawsuit.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 8:50 pm


North Texas Democrats Discuss Historic Inauguration, Policy Goals For Biden Administration

Three North Texas grassroots Democrats said Wednesday, Jan. 20, they're happy they can finally call Joe Biden, President and Kamala Harris, Vice President.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 6:03 pm


Texas DSHS Warns About Coronavirus Case Surge: ‘Hospitals Can’t Take Much More’

“Texas must avoid an additional surge in cases. Hospitals can’t take much more. Fatalities are still increasing,” the Department of State Health Services tweeted on its official account.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:35 pm


Previous Arrests Made By Former Houston Officer Tam Pham Under Review As He Faces Charges For Capitol Riot

The Houston Police Department is now reviewing previous arrests made by former officer Tam Pham after he turned himself in Wednesday on charges related to the U.S. Capitol riot.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 3:24 pm


NHTSA Investigating Complaints That Ford Super Duty Tailgate Recall Didn’t Work

After a series of reports, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration is investigating whether or not a Ford truck tailgate recall actually fixed the problem.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 1:58 pm


Bow Wow Apologizes For Taking Stage At Crowded Texas Bar

Rapper Bow Wow apologized for taking the stage in a packed nightclub in Houston over the weekend.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 11:33 am


It Would Have Been Preemptive, But Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton Received No Pardon As Trump Left Office

He's been facing felony charges for more than five years and is also under FBI investigation and none of that will change for Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton after Donald Trump didn't include him on his last-minute list of pardons.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 11:27 am


Capitol Rioters Were Among Those Who Held Out Hope For A Trump Pardon And Didn’t Get It

Several Texans and others arrested for rioting and storming the gates at U.S. Capitol were among those holding out hope that President Donald Trump would have used some of his last hours in office to grant them a full pardon.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 8:47 am


‘No Get Out Of Jail Free Card For The ‘Tiger King’: Trump Pardon List Doesn’t Include Texas Prisoner Joe Exotic

The stretch limousine that sat outside the federal prison in Fort Worth on January 19 left empty -- this after President Donald Trump's flurry of pardons didn't include one for “Tiger King” Joe Exotic.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 7:54 am


Trump Issues Late-Night Pardons On Eve Of Inauguration As He Prepares To Leave D.C. On Air Force One For The Final Time

President Trump is leaving Washington, D.C. aboard Air Force One Wednesday morning for the last time as president, hours after he pardoned 73 people.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 20, 2021, 5:45 am


Former Houston Police Officer Tam Pham Charged In US Capitol Riot, ‘Very Much Regrets’ Being There

Tam Pham is facing two federal misdemeanor charges for entering a restricted building and engaging in disorderly or disruptive conduct on Capitol grounds.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 19, 2021, 7:42 pm


His Legal Team Went To D.C. From Texas, Now ‘Joe Exotic’ Waits In Fort Worth To See If He’ll Be Pardoned

With President Donald Trump's term ending in less than 24 hours the man known as the Tiger King is waiting in a federal prison in Fort Worth to see if his request for a pardon will be granted.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 19, 2021, 4:10 pm


Dallas State Rep. Rafael Anchía Files Bill To Remove Confederate Monuments From Capitol Grounds

"Confederate monuments have and continue to be a symbol of racism, oppression, and slavery," said State Rep. Anchía.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 19, 2021, 2:55 pm


Feds: Accused Capitol Rioter From Dallas, Troy Smocks, Had Plans To Return To D.C. On Inauguration Day

The Department of Justice has released more information about the disturbing Inauguration Day plans of a Dallas man now charged in connection with the insurrection at the U.S. Capitol on January 6.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 19, 2021, 12:19 pm


LIVE: Governor Abbott To Host Roundtable Discussion, Provide COVID-19 Update With Houston Healthcare Professionals

Remarks expected at 12:15 p.m. Texas Governor Greg Abbott will hold a roundtable discussion and deliver remarks alongside healthcare professionals on Tuesday, January 19, at Houston Methodist Hospital. That according to a release from Abbott's office.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 19, 2021, 12:12 pm


More Than 60% Of All US COVID Cases Were Reported Since Election Day, Now Variant Could Fuel Spread

The number of positive COVID-19 cases in the U.S. is surging at an exponential rate. With some has 24 million cases in America, more than 60% of those have been reported since Election Day on November 3.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 19, 2021, 10:18 am


Report: Despite Fewer People On Roadways, Risky Driving And Fatal Crashes Surged In 2020

COVID-19 may have lead to fewer people on the roads, but new data shows that during the first six months of the pandemic riskier driving surged and resulted in an uptick in fatal crashes.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 19, 2021, 8:07 am


Gov. Greg Abbott Says He’s Offended By Vetting Of Texas National Guard In DC

"No one should ever question the loyalty or professionalism of the Texas National Guard," said Gov. Greg Abbott.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 18, 2021, 7:24 pm


Texas Reports 10K New COVID-19 Cases, 46 More Deaths

Coronavirus hospitalizations remain near their record high and intensive-care units in several regions are at or near capacity, according to the Texas Department of State Health Services.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 18, 2021, 6:24 pm


Texas Democrats Call On 22 Texas Republicans To Resign; State GOP Rejects It

The state's Democratic Party Chair, Gilberto Hinojosa said, "There has to be consequences for this. And we believe these people need to resign or be removed from Congress."

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 18, 2021, 5:30 pm


COVID-19 Vaccine Shipment Delayed Statewide, Texas DSHS Confirms

Shipments of the Pfizer COVID-19 vaccine that were expected to be distributed across the state Monday, Jan. 18, have been delayed by one day.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 18, 2021, 4:42 pm


2 Texas Soldiers From Same Army Post Killed In Separate Crashes Over Weekend

Two soldiers from Fort Bliss in El Paso were killed in unrelated crashes over the weekend.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 18, 2021, 3:12 pm


Wylie Resident Guy Reffitt Arrested, Charged In Connection With Deadly Capitol Riot

The number of North Texas men and women charged in connection with the deadly riot at the nation's capitol on January 6 continues to grow. Guy Reffitt, of Wylie, was arrested by the FBI on January 15.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 18, 2021, 2:00 pm


LIST – Covid-19 Vaccination Locations And Info

List of vaccination locations and links. Availability can change quickly as vaccine is still in limited supply, so please contact a location before heading out for a vaccination.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 18, 2021, 1:55 pm


When Might You Get Biden’s $1,400 Stimulus Check?

President-elect Joe Biden's $1.9 trillion coronavirus relief plan proposes a third round of stimulus checks of $1,400 for most Americans.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 18, 2021, 1:08 pm


Another Texas Man, Daniel Adams, Among The Latest Charged In Deadly Capitol Riot

Roundups and arrests continue in Texas and across the country of pro-Trump rioters who took part in the deadly January 6 insurrection at the U.S. Capitol.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 18, 2021, 6:40 am


Baylor Coach Kim Mulkey On Why Hoops Won’t Be Paused Due To COVID-19: ‘It’s Called The Almighty Dollar’

“The NCAA has to have the almighty dollar from the men’s tournament. The almighty dollar is more important than the health and welfare of me, the players or anybody else," Baylor Lady Bears basketball coach Kim Mulkey said.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 17, 2021, 4:28 pm


Powerball Jackpot Hits $730M, Mega Millions At $850M

Lottery players have another chance to win big this week since there were no winners of the top prize for both the Powerball and Mega Millions jackpots in their most recent drawings.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 17, 2021, 3:27 pm


County Music Legend Willie Nelson Gets COVID-19 Vaccine In Texas

Country music legend Willie Nelson received the COVID-19 vaccine at a drive-through facility in Texas this week.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 16, 2021, 6:41 pm


Far-Right Personality ‘Baked Alaska’ Arrested In Texas During US Capitol Riot Probe

Far-right media personality Tim Gionet, who calls himself “Baked Alaska,” has been arrested by the FBI for his involvement in the riot at the U.S. Capitol.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 16, 2021, 2:24 pm


National Rifle Association Files For Bankruptcy, Announces Plan To Move To Texas

"The plan can be summed up quite simply: We are DUMPING New York, and we are pursuing plans to reincorporate the NRA in Texas," said the NRA's Wayne LaPierre.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 6:55 pm


Texas State Capitol Closed Through Inauguration Day ‘Out Of Abundance Of Caution’

The DPS Director explained the move was necessary due to intel suggesting armed protests were planned leading up to and on Inauguration Day.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 5:28 pm


Texas Man Samuel Yates Charged With $5 Million COVID-Relief Fraud

Samuel Yates allegedly sought millions of dollars in forgivable loans guaranteed by the SBA from two different banks.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 3:34 pm


Texas Rep. Joe Deshotel Tests Positive For COVID-19 After Lawmakers Vote To Not Require Testing

On Tuesday, Jan. 12, Rep. Deshotel spoke at the font mic maskless while introducing the family of the newly chosen Texas House speaker, Republican Dade Phelan.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 2:16 pm


Trader Joe’s, Dollar General Paying Workers To Get COVID-19 Vaccines

As COVID-19 vaccinations continue in Texas and across the U.S., some companies are offering financial incentives to encourage their workers to get the shots.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 1:59 pm


Texas-Based Dating App Bumble Setting Up To Go Public

Bumble, the Austin, Texas-based company best known for its female-centered dating app, is getting ready for its big date with Wall Street.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 12:07 pm


Calls For Arrest Of Texas Officer Who Killed Unarmed Black Man Patrick Warren Sr. Man During Mental Health Emergency

The attorney for a Texas family is calling for change and an arrest after a man was shot and killed by a Killeen police officer during a mental health check. A rally was held in Killeen on January 14 in the name of Patrick Warren Sr.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 9:29 am


Heavyweight Champ George Foreman Rolls Up His Sleeve To Get The COVID-19 Vaccine In Texas

Texas professional boxer George Foreman is taking a one-two punch, willingly --  getting his first dose of the coronavirus vaccine.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 7:42 am


It’s Not Too Late To Set Realistic Resolutions For 2021

We are now two weeks into 2021, so how are your resolutions for the New Year holding up?

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 6:55 am


Capitol Mob Included Texas Police Officers, A Sheriff’s Lieutenant And A Retired Air Force Colonel

There were signs that those leading the mob that stormed the nation's Capitol -- the seat of American democracy -- either had military training or were trained by those who did.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: January 15, 2021, 6:30 am