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Florida man 'lured 17-year-old girl from Texas to his house by saying he was "Instagram famous" and then paid more than $800 for a 1,200-mile Uber ride before raping her'

A 25-year-old man who claimed to be a wealthy, 19-year-old ‘Instagram famous’ celebrity raped a 17-year-old girl he met online and then paid more than $800 for her to take a 1,200-mile Uber ride to his home across three states.


Snake removers find 45 rattlesnakes underneath Texas house

Two Texas snake removers found 45 rattlesnakes underneath a house when responding to a call. The snake removers were able to successfully remove all of the animals from the home.


Texas pet owner dead, ‘attacked by her two pit bull terriers’: police

A Texas woman died on Saturday after she was “attacked by her two pit bull terriers,” police said. Officers arrived at North O’Connor Road to help out the fire department, who was called to a veterinary facility about “reports of a woman in need of medical attention,” Irving Police said in a news re


Deputies arrest 2, seize $75K in meth in raid on Central Texas home

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A man and a woman were in federal custody Friday after deputies raided a home in rural Bell County and seized crystal methamphetamine with an estimated street value of more than $75,000.


College Basketball Coach Resigns from Texas University After Being Linked to Admissions Scandal

A Texas basketball coach has resigned after being linked to the national college admissions scandal that also implicated numerous other athletic coaches and Hollywood celebrities including Lori Loughlin and Felicity Huffman.


2 Texas A&M-Commerce Football Players Robbed, Shot While on Spring Break in Miami

Two college football players from Texas who were robbed and shot while in Miami on spring break over the weekend are considered "clinically stable" and continue to recover at a South Florida hospital, officials said.


Every Texas school passed on South Oak Cliff's C.J. Massinburg. Now Texas Tech must deal with him, Buffalo in NCAA second round

TULSA, Okla. -- As the days went by during his senior season at South Oak Cliff, C.J. Massinburg kept waiting for a call, a text, a direct message, any sign of interest from a college basketball program.


Texas sheriff's deputy in a critical condition after being shot in the head during an early morning traffic stop for headlight and registration violations

A Texas sheriff's deputy is in critical condition after being shot in the head during a routine traffic stop in the early hours of Friday morning. The El Paso County Sheriff's Office confirmed the shooting happened at 1:50 am on March 22, after officer Peter Herrera pulled over a vehicle for headlig


Texas Country Music Singer Dies After Accidental Shooting With Video Prop

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – An up-and-coming country music singer from Texas has died after an accidental shooting with a gun meant to be used as a prop in a music video. Family members say Justin Carter was filming a music video at his apartment in Houston when the gun accidentally discharged.


Texas Tech spring breakout candidates: How will QB Bowman perform a season after being limited due to injury?

Editor's note: This is the third of a five-part series examining potential breakout players for the Texas Tech Red Raiders this spring. The Red Raiders, who finished 5-7 last year, have some issues to address on defense -- especially with the suspension of two of their key returners in defensive bac


Texas police officer who lost his job for trying to feed a feces sandwich to a homeless person wins an appeal to get his dismissal overturned

A police officer in Texas who had been fired after he gave a homeless person a fecal sandwich had his dismissal overturned on a technicality. San Antonio Police Officer Matthew Luckhurst argued that the timeline of the incident fell outside the window for allowing him to be indefinitely suspended, a


Texas Catholic priest arrested after allegedly molesting woman while giving her last rites

A Catholic priest in Texas was arrested Thursday after he allegedly molested a woman while giving her last rites. The Rev. Gerold Langsch, was charged with assault by contact following the encounter in October. He’s currently free on $15,000 bond and is facing a year in jail and a fine of up to $4,0


Woman Who Was Smallest Baby Born in Texas Now Works at Hospital That Saved Her Life

Thirty-four years ago, Tammy Lewis was born at 24 weeks gestation, and doctors didn’t know whether she would live or die. Now, Lewis cares for ailing babies in the neonatal intensive care unit of the hospital where she beat the odds over three decades ago.


Video shows Texas bartender beating woman in parking lot

DALLAS, Texas (KTVT) A woman who was badly beaten in a Deep Ellum parking lot by a local bartender was recovering Friday morning. The victim, who KTVT is not identifying, said she went to the hospital Thursday evening to be treated for what she believed to be a ruptured eardrum.


Mexican officials pick up 21 lost migrants south of Texas

MEXICO CITY – Mexican immigration authorities say 21 migrants have been rescued in the northeastern state of Coahuila after wandering near the U.S. border for seven days. The National Migration Institute said Saturday that its assistance unit, Grupo Beta, received a call for help after the migrants


Feds won't charge suspect in deadly Texas school shooting

DALLAS (AP) — Federal prosecutors say they will not pursue charges at this time against the teenager accused of fatally shooting 10 people at a Texas high school. Dimitrios Pagourtzis, 18, faces a state capital murder trial for the deadly shooting last May at Santa Fe High School that also wounded 1


Curbside speakeasies slinging lemonade will be legal if Texas Senate OKs House bill

AUSTIN — Underage lemonade peddlers would be safe from the law under a new bill passed by the Texas House on Wednesday. House Bill 234, sponsored by Rep. Matt Krause, R-Fort Worth, would legalize temporary lemonade stands or stands selling other nonalcoholic drinks that are run by minors. The bill w


'Please think twice about going': Man dies in another accident at Texas event, 'Rednecks with Paychecks'

FORT WORTH, Texas — Another man has died after suffering a fatal accident at a Rednecks with Paychecks event over the weekend. Steven Fairbairn, 25, was airlifted to John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth, his family said, after an incident that left him with severe brain injuries.


5-Year-Old Boy Dies After Table At Texas Church Falls On Him

HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Police in one Texas city say a 5-year-old boy died after a table fell on him at a church. Harris County Sheriff’s were called to the Signs And Wonders Apostolic Outreach Ministries in northwest Houston about 9:30 p.m. Thursday and found the child injured.


Central Texas boy injured in deadly shooting released from hospital

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Corden Fidler, 4, who survived a shooting on Dec. 20 in Temple that left his mother and grandmother dead, has been released from McLane Children’s Hospital in Temple.