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Texas woman accused in cyclist death arrested in Costa Rica

A Texas woman suspected in the fatal shooting of professional cyclist Anna Moriah Wilson​ at an Austin home has been arrested in Costa Rica.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 30, 2022, 11:35 am


More murders going unsolved nationally, but Dallas-Forth Worth may be getting less credit than it deserves

Murder, according to the FBI, is the most likely crime to be solved in the US, but nationally the rate of success has been in decline for years.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: June 30, 2022, 10:21 am


CBS News Poll: Texans view state's economic growth as a good thing but are feeling the pinch

Most Texans are having to drive less and cut back on spending.

Author: Jack Fink
Posted: June 30, 2022, 7:37 am


CBS News Texas Poll: Most Texans think women will still seek abortions in Texas even if unsafe

A majority of Texans want abortion to be legal in all or most cases, many said they didn't know much about the state's "trigger" law.

Author: Jack Fink
Posted: June 29, 2022, 6:58 pm


'She was full of life': Uvalde's Makenna Elrod loved animals, church

Makenna loved her family "big," her mom said, and loved to write them notes and hide them to be found later.

Author: Ken Molestina
Posted: June 29, 2022, 9:27 am


77-year-old wanted for indecency with a child arrested at Texas-Mexico border

U.S. Customs officers arrested a 77-year-old man wanted for two counts of indecency with a child at the Texas-Mexico border.

Author: Annie Gimbel
Posted: June 28, 2022, 9:58 am


Graduating Uvalde High School class remembers slain children

Almost 300 high school seniors received their diplomas Friday in Uvalde in the shadow of the massacre of 19 elementary school students and two teachers one month earlier.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 25, 2022, 6:24 pm


More than $4M in methamphetamine seized at Texas-Mexico border

More than 300 pounds of methamphetamine with a street value over $4 million was seized at the Pharr International Bridge Cargo Facility on the Texas-Mexico border.

Author: Annie Gimbel
Posted: June 23, 2022, 12:09 pm


Mom of Uvalde's Maite Rodriguez talks symbolic green Converse, pain of losing her daughter

"When I did see that they had those shoes there. I just told her, I said, 'Look at what you're doing, you're making changes.' I said, 'You're making changes for yourself, your classmates, and for future kids.'"

Author: Ken Molestina
Posted: June 22, 2022, 3:26 pm


More than $2M in narcotics seized at Juarez-Lincoln Bridge

U.S. Customs and Border Protection officers seized more than $2 million in narcotics this past weekend.

Author: Annie Gimbel
Posted: June 22, 2022, 12:10 pm


Uvalde Mayor: Robb Elementary School to be demolished

Uvalde Mayor Don McLaughlin says Robb Elementary, the school where 21 people died in a mass shooting in May, will be demolished.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: June 21, 2022, 9:04 pm


Texas college basketball player killed in NYC shooting

Darius Lee, a 21-year-old senior at Houston Baptist University in Texas, was killed, the university said. He grew up in Harlem, attended St. Raymond High School for Boys in the Bronx and was back home for summer break.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 20, 2022, 1:54 pm


Odessa residents allowed to drink tap water again

Residents of the West Texas city of Odessa may again safely drink tap water without having to first boil it.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 18, 2022, 4:24 pm


Paddleboarders rescue pilot who crashed plane in Austin lake

A pilot crashed a small airplane into Lady Bird Lake in downtown Austin and was helped to shore by paddleboarders, officials said.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: June 17, 2022, 12:25 pm


City of Odessa remains without water as temperatures soar

Residents of the West Texas city of Odessa remained without water Wednesday as crews worked to restore service amid scorching temperatures in the area.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 15, 2022, 9:04 am


Dallas ISD to host gun violence listening session

Dallas ISD is set to host a listening session at Rosemont Elementary about its plans to deal with gun violence.

Author: Kennedi Walker
Posted: June 14, 2022, 12:23 pm


Texas shooting records could be blocked by legal loophole

As public pressure mounts for more information on the deadly Uvalde school shooting, some are concerned that Texas officials will use a legal loophole to block records from being released.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 13, 2022, 9:14 am


Heart attack survivor shares near fatal crash & his motivation to get back on his feet

"A lot of people might want to be focused on their recovery and just getting home," physical therapist Nelson Borchardt said. "Russ has a goal… to be there to support his daughter in this time."

Author: Keith Russell
Posted: June 13, 2022, 8:59 am


Texas beats ECU 11-1, advances to the College World Series

Ivan Melendez hit a three-run home run, Skyler Messinger went 3-for-4 with two RBIs and Texas beat ECU 11-1 Sunday to win the best-of-three Greenville Super Regional and advance to the College World Series.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 13, 2022, 8:08 am


Texas 18-year-old charged with killing newborn in Colorado

A Texas 18-year-old was charged with first-degree murder Friday in the stabbing of her baby after giving birth while visiting Colorado with family.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 11, 2022, 3:34 pm


Judge blocks Texas investigating families of trans youth

A Texas judge temporarily blocked the state from investigating families of transgender children who have received gender-confirming medical care.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 10, 2022, 2:45 pm


Uvalde teacher Eva Mireles dedicated herself to family, students

A funeral Mass was held for Mireles, 44, who was killed May 24 when a gunman burst into Robb Elementary School in Uvalde Texas.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: June 10, 2022, 11:43 am


Children's Health shares ways to prevent hot car deaths

As triple-digit temperatures begin to creep into North Texas, the Injury Prevention team at Children's Health are sharing some ways to prevent child hot car deaths.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: June 9, 2022, 6:55 pm


Ben Hogan Perseverance Award: How 4 North Texas student athletes defied the odds

Each year, four Texas high school athletes who have overcome a serious injury or illness are given the Ben Hogan Perseverance Award.

Author: Keith Russell
Posted: June 9, 2022, 2:38 pm


Girl who survived Uvalde shooting testifies in front of Congress

A fourth-grader who survived the school shooting in Uvalde testified in front of Congress.

Author: Kennedi Walker
Posted: June 8, 2022, 6:32 pm


School police chief a no-show at Uvalde City Council meeting

Uvalde's school district police chief did not appear at a City Council meeting despite being newly elected.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 8, 2022, 1:36 pm


'Beautiful angel' Annabell Rodriguez remembered at her funeral

Annabell Rodriguez "was a sweet young girl whose favorite color was blue, especially on butterflies," her obituary stated.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 8, 2022, 1:07 pm


Texas Rep. Bryan Slaton pushes to ban children from drag shows

It comes after Dallas bar "Mr. Misster" promoted their Saturday afternoon event as a family friendly version of their shows and appropriate for kids of all ages.

Author: Raegan Scharfetter
Posted: June 8, 2022, 9:33 am


Texans' Romeo Crennel retires after almost 40 years as NFL coach

Crennel spent the past eight seasons with the Houston Texans. He was the team's defensive coordinator from 2014-16 and assistant head coach from 2017-19.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 7, 2022, 7:36 am


Operation Slowdown: Texas officers to crack down on speeding

Texas law enforcement will be cracking down on speeding drivers over a two-week period.

Author: Kennedi Walker
Posted: June 7, 2022, 7:20 am


Disney sends Uvalde victim's family 'Encanto' dress following her burial

Eliahna "Ellie" Garcia loved the Disney movie "Encanto," and the studio's costume makers sent her parents a custom-made gown and other keepsakes following her burial.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 6, 2022, 9:03 am


Uvalde gunman's first target recounts terror in sermon

Limones swapped his role of funeral attendant for that of a preacher trying to comfort a community and explain horror that defies easy answers.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 5, 2022, 3:19 pm


Families of Uvalde, Buffalo victims to testify in Congress

Parents of victims and survivors of the mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde will appear before a House committee.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 3, 2022, 11:57 am


San Antonio native wins Scripps National Spelling Bee

History was made when Harini Logan, 14, won the first-ever spell-off at the 2022 Scripps National Spelling Bee.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 3, 2022, 10:15 am


Uvalde teacher had made peace with idea she was going to die, attorney says

An educator at Robb Elementary who tried to close the door the shooter used has been shaken by her experience.

Author: CBS Dallas Fort Worth
Posted: June 3, 2022, 9:50 am


Lawmakers continue back and forth on gun control legislation

e House Judiciary Committee plans to vote on new gun legislation that would raise the age to buy a semi-automatic rifle.

Author: Kennedi Walker
Posted: June 2, 2022, 12:16 pm


Texas drama teacher set to get special Tony Award

Roshunda Jones-Koumba will receive the 2022 Excellence in Theatre Education Award at the Tony Awards.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: June 2, 2022, 11:10 am


Brittney Griner answering emails from fellow WNBA players

Hundreds of emails have been sent by players to an account Griner's agent set up.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: June 2, 2022, 10:27 am


House panel takes up gun bill after deadly Uvalde shooting

The House Judiciary Committee will hold a hearing to advance legislation to raise the age limit for purchasing certain semi-automatic rifles.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: June 2, 2022, 8:18 am


Uvalde CISD police chief Arredondo says he's still cooperating

Pete Arredondo, the school district police chief who was the on-site commander during the shooting in Uvalde, says he's speaking regularly with DPS investigators.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: June 1, 2022, 1:22 pm


Call for special legislative committees to find solutions to 'protect all Texans'

Texas Governor Greg Abbott wants special legislative committees to develop recommendations on school safety, mental health, social media, police training and firearm safety.

Author: Deborah Gaines
Posted: June 1, 2022, 12:46 pm


Students and staff will not return to Robb Elementary in Uvalde

The UCISD Superintendent also said the district is not going to comment on the shooting or the investigation.

Author: Deborah Gaines
Posted: June 1, 2022, 10:31 am


Uvalde CISD police chief sworn in as city council member

Pete Arredondo was the police incident commander during the Robb Elementary School shooting that killed 21.

Author: CBSDFW Staff
Posted: June 1, 2022, 8:03 am


Deliberation continues in 'We Build The Wall' fraud trial

Former presidential adviser Steve Bannon was once a defendant in the case, but ex-President Donald Trump pardoned him as he left office.

Author: CBSDFW Staff
Posted: June 1, 2022, 7:17 am


DFW swimming pools being affected by lifeguard shortage

A national lifeguard shortage could impact up to half of the countries more than 300,000 swimming pools.

Author: Kennedi Walker
Posted: May 31, 2022, 11:41 am


Court paves way for Texas lawmaker redistricting subpoenas

The case relates to lawsuits alleging that Texas's 2021 congressional and statehouse redistricting plans violated the Voting Rights Act.

Author: CBSDFW Staff
Posted: May 31, 2022, 10:32 am


Cedar Hill HS valedictorian receives rare college scholarship

Carah Allen graduating as Cedar Hill High's valedictorian is not the same old song. It's a tune of triumph.

Author: Keith Russell
Posted: May 31, 2022, 9:57 am


Visitations, funerals begin as Uvalde, Texas still grieves

Over the next two-and-a-half weeks, people in Uvalde, Texas will say goodbye to children and teachers -- one burial after another.

Author: CBSDFW Staff
Posted: May 31, 2022, 6:51 am


More Texas school shooting questions as community tries to heal

As more time passes there are more accounts from children who were inside the school with the gunman for about an hour.

Author: Deborah Gaines
Posted: May 31, 2022, 6:16 am


Experts warn lifeguard shortage across US could be deadly

Around a third to nearly half the nation's more than 300,000 swimming pools will likely be affected as the summer begins.

Author: CBS DFW Staff
Posted: May 30, 2022, 1:02 pm