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Justice Department Sues Texas Over New Redistricting Maps

The Department of Justice is suing Texas over new redistricting maps, saying the plans violate the rights of voters in the state’s booming Latino and Black populations.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2021, 1:42 pm


Tyson Foods Spending $50M On Bonuses For Hourly Workers At Meat Plants

Tyson Foods has announced that it plans to spend some $50 million on year-end bonuses for more than 80,000 hourly workers at its meatpacking plants.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2021, 11:36 am


US Department Of Labor Awards $2.6M To Provide Texas Military Members, Spouses Jobs

The department provides job training and other support to service members and their spouses as they transition to the civilian workforce.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2021, 10:42 am


$680K+ In Cocaine And Methamphetamine Seized At Texas-Mexico Border

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers at the Brownsville Port of Entry intercepted narcotics in three separate enforcement actions with a combined estimated street value of $681,596.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2021, 9:49 am


Traveling Outside The US? Check Out The New COVID-19 Testing Policy You Need To Know

If you have any international travel plans coming up, you should know about the tighter COVID-19 testing timeline that went into effect on Monday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2021, 7:31 am


Average US Price Of Gasoline Drops 2 Cents Over 2 Weeks, To $3.46

Slight downward movement for the average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline. Prices fell 2 cents over the past two weeks.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 6, 2021, 6:41 am


Basketball Hall Of Famer’s Shop With A Cop Program Helps Build Trust Between Police And Kids

Basketball Hall Of Famer Nancy Lieberman's annual Shop With A Cop program is designed to ease distrust towards those who wear a badge.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 11:40 pm


Hundreds Come Out To Honor Fallen Mesquite Officer In Prayer Vigil

Hundreds of people came out tonight to honor a mesquite police officer who was shot and killed in the line of duty Friday afternoon.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 10:24 pm


Gov. Abbott Attends State Capitol Menorah Lighting Ceremony In Austin

Governor Greg Abbott met with members of the Jewish community in Austin today to celebrate Hanukkah.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 6:04 pm


2021-22 Bowl Game Season Schedule Finalized

The 2021 Bowl Game season schedule was set today, with a handful of Texas teams making the cut.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 5:24 pm


Texas Tech Will Play Mississippi State In The Liberty Bowl

Texas Tech will play the Bulldogs in the Liberty Bowl on Dec. 28 in Memphis, Tennessee.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 4:34 pm


11-Year-Old Girl Injured After Shots Fired At Houston Home

Police are searching for suspects after an 11-year-old girl was struck several times by gunfire early Sunday after shots were fired at a Houston home.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 4:23 pm


Cincinnati And Alabama Will Face Off In Cotton Bowl CFP Semi-Final

The Bearcats will face the Crimson Tide on New Year's Eve in this year's CFP semi-final at the Cotton Bowl.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 3:30 pm


Bedford Police Arrest Suspect In Connection With Homicide

Bedford police officials announced on Sunday that they have arrested a suspect involved in a December 4 homicide.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 3:00 pm


Sugar Bowl Matches No. 6 Baylor Against No. 8 Mississippi

No. 6 Baylor and No. 8 Mississippi will match up in New Orleans for the Sugar Bowl on New Year’s Day.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 2:34 pm


Sen. Ted Cruz Reacts To News Of Former Sen. Bob Dole’s Passing

After news broke that former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole died at 98 today, Sen. Ted Cruz issued a statement mourning his passing.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 5, 2021, 2:21 pm


Mesquite Police Identify Officer Killed In Shooting, Vigil To Be Held Sunday

The officer killed in a shooting yesterday has been identified as 21-year veteran Richard Lee Houston II. A vigil will be held Sunday.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2021, 10:15 pm


1 Killed, 3 Injured In Arlington Car Accident

One man was killed and three others were injured on Saturday morning after a truck struck a car from behind near Arlington.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2021, 10:00 pm


Pelicans Take Revenge On Mavs And Win 107-91 After Blowout Loss, Luka Out With Ankle Problems

New Orleans beat Dallas 107-91 two nights after the Pelicans lost by 32 to the Mavericks at home.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2021, 6:00 pm


Fort Worth ISD Job Fair Nets 56 Teachers

Fort Worth ISD's job fair held earlier today was a resounding success, netting the school district 56 teachers.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2021, 5:48 pm


Thousands Turn Out For Return Of Annual Dallas Holiday Parade

On Saturday morning, thousands of people packed downtown Dallas to watch the annual holiday parade. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 4, 2021, 3:03 pm


Mesquite Officer Dies After Shooting Outside Grocery Store

A Mesquite Police officer has died after he was shot following a disturbance outside a Mesquite grocery store.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2021, 10:20 pm


Officials React To Mesquite Officer Killed On Duty

Officials in North Texas and beyond are reacting to the news of a Mesquite officer being shot and killed in the line of duty today. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2021, 8:30 pm


Fort Worth ISD Hopes To Hire Teachers ‘On The Spot,’ Offering Huge Incentives

Fort Worth ISD is holding a job fair, hoping to hire teachers as soon as possible by offering high starting pay and bonuses as incentives.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2021, 6:45 pm


Delivery Drones Buzzing Over Some North Texas Cities

The drone delivery company Wing is holding its first test flights in the area delivering items to homes.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2021, 6:29 pm


Police: Motorist Claims Sneeze Led To Critical Auto-Pedestrian Crash

Grapevine Police say a motorist claims a sneeze led to a crash that critically injured a pedestrian.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2021, 1:58 pm


Spirit Airlines Brings Biometric Check-In To DFW Airport

Spirit Airlines announced they are bringing an "Airport Of The Future" -- low contact -- check-in procedure to the Dallas Fort Worth International Airport.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2021, 10:36 am


Isaias Perez Arrested In Connection With Alleged Dallas Road Rage Shooting

Police arrested a man they say was involved in a road rage shooting that led to the death of a man in Dallas. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2021, 9:57 am


Christmas Tree Lighting Takes Place At Klyde Warren Park In Dallas Saturday, December 4

Saturday night, Klyde Warren Park will be the place to be as they flip on the switch to light up the park's Christmas tree!

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2021, 7:20 am


Plumber Finds Cache Of Money Behind Loose Toilet In Wall At Joel Osteen’s Lakewood Mega-Church

A plumber called Houston, Texas radio station The Bull with a story that some say sounds like a mystery novel.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 3, 2021, 6:11 am


‘The Future Feels Like A Scary Place:’ Dallas ISD Program Helps Parents & Students Navigate An Uncertain World

A Dallas ISD program is helping students and parents stay mentally healthy in an uncertain world.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 6:36 pm


2 Dallas Doctors Sentenced To Combined 23 Years In Prison For Massive Healthcare Fraud

Two North Texas doctors were sentenced to a combined 23 years in federal prison for healthcare fraud Thursday, Dec 2.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 6:05 pm


Don Huffines Officially Files For 2022 Texas Governor Race

Don Huffines officially filed to run in the 2022 election for Texas Governor today, challenging incumbent Greg Abbott and other potential rivals for Texas' top seat.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 5:05 pm


Texas Extending Emergency SNAP Benefits Through December

Governor Greg Abbott announced today that $308 million in emergency food benefits for December authorized by the Biden Administration would be provided to Texans.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 3:30 pm


SMU Researchers Help Develop Technology That Allows Cameras To See Around The Corner

In a story that sounds more like science fiction than science fact, researchers at Southern Methodist University and Northwest University have developed new technology that allows cameras to capture high-resolution images and holograms of objects that are hidden around corners or obscured from view.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 12:22 pm


Dallas County Sheriff’s Office Ask Public For Help Finding Missing Seagoville Man

The Dallas County Sheriff's Office is asking the public for help finding a missing 25-year-old man from Seagoville.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 12:00 pm


MLB Commissioner Hopes First Players’ Walkout In 27 Years Can Be Resolved ‘Soon’

Major League Baseball is in a work stoppage. The league's commissioner Ray Manfred held a news conference Thursday morning. He said the league is hoping both parties come to an agreement soon.   

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 11:18 am


Euless Police Department: Condition Of Fallen Detective’s Family Is Improving, Children Home From Hospital

In a Thursday press conference, the Euless Police Department gave details on the condition of slain Det. Alex Cervantes' family and on when funeral services might be announced.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 10:18 am


Pedestrian Killed While Attempting To Cross I-35E In Dallas

An unidentified woman was killed Wednesday night after police said she was struck by a vehicle while attempting to cross I-35 E in Dallas.

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 9:28 am


Man Found Shot Dead In Parking Lot In Dallas Late Wednesday Night

Not too many details Thursday morning after a man was found shot dead in the 3000 block of Alabama Avenue. 

Author: Texas – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
Posted: December 2, 2021, 8:30 am