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6 killed in central Texas plane crash, authorities say
Updated at 6:50 p.m.: Revised throughout to include additional details. A man who was part-owner of a plane that crashed Monday in Texas, killing all six people aboard, said he and his friend who owned the plane regularly volunteered to fly sick people in remote parts of the country to hospitals in
Coming out in Collin County
We are a normal family of three. As parents we are trying hard to raise a young man with a strong moral compass. I coach soccer while my wife is active in our son’s Boy Scout troop. As neighbors, we try to be there to lend a cup of sugar. As professionals, we have chosen to work for nonprofit organi
Southlake Couple Get 7 Years in Prison Each for Enslaving Guinean Girl
A Southlake couple has been sentenced to seven years in federal prison each for enslaving a Guinean woman for 16 years. A federal judge in Fort Worth sentenced Mohamed Toure and Denise Cros-Toure each to two seven-year terms and one five-year term, all sentences to be served concurrently.
Four found dead in Fort Worth home
Four people were found dead Monday in a Fort Worth home, police said. Police said they responded to the scene in the 2000 block of Speckle Drive on Monday afternoon after a call for a report of gunfire. Officers found the four bodies inside the home.
As Execution Nears, Texas Town Reflects On Infamous Dragging Death
JASPER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — A technology company was almost ready to bring up to 300 new jobs to Jasper, Texas, but in the final stages of recent negotiations, a potential deal-breaker emerged: the community’s history as the place where three white men dragged a black man behind a pickup, killin
A Week Later, Still No Leads In Case Of Missing Mesquite Mother
MESQUITE (CBSDFW.COM) – Nearly a week has passed since a North Texas mother was reported missing. And Mesquite police say they are no closer to finding her. The last sign of Prisma Reyes, 26, is surveillance video outside a Dallas apartment complex Wednesday. Her Jeep Wrangler was found abandoned th
2 barbecue joints in North Texas make Texas Monthly's latest list
Expect the crowds at Panther City BBQ in Fort Worth and Smoke Sessions Barbecue in Royse City to swell after today. Texas Monthly released its list of the 25 best new barbecue joints in Texas, and Panther City and Smoke Sessions made barbecue editor Daniel Vaughn's list. Every four years, Vaughn put
Two Texas men die in head-on crash
LOVING, N.M. (AP) Authorities say two Texas men were killed when their vehicles collided head-on in southeastern New Mexico. The New Mexico State Police says a vehicle driven by R.A. Steve Stephens, 19, of Trinity on Friday crossed the center line of State Road 128 near Loving and collided with a pi
$2 million winning Powerball ticket sold in Texas about to expire
AUSTIN, Texas (KTRK) -- The person who bought a Powerball ticket worth $2 million is about to see their good luck run out. A Quick Pick ticket matching five of the six numbers drawn for the Oct. 27, 2018 drawing was purchased at Valero Corner Store located at 603 Harvey Road, in College Station, but
Weekend crash leaves one Texas A&M student dead, another injured
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (KWTX) A weekend accident in College Station left a Texas A&M senior dead and a second student injured. Nathan Matos, 22, of New Jersey, died in the two-vehicle crash Saturday afternoon.
Police Search For Fatality Hit-And-Run Driver And Vehicle
GARLAND (CBSDFW.COM) – Garland Police are searching for a vehicle and its driver involved in a fatality hit-and-run accident that happened Sunday night. On April 21, shortly after 10:30 p.m., Garland Police and Fire responded to the report of a hit-and-run crash where a pedestrian was struck on Broa
Dallas County District Attorney Addresses City Council Members About Plans for Criminal Justice Reform
Dallas County District Attorney John Creuzot told city council members Monday how he plans to make swift changes to the way crimes are prosecuted in Dallas County. Creuzot outlined his policy for members of the Dallas City Council's public safety and criminal justice committee, who invited him to ex
SLM HS Sports Podcast: HS Softball Playoff Preview
The high school softball playoffs begin this week, and Star Local Media goes region by region within the Metroplex to touch on the postseason paths for its local programs. Topics include a juicy slate of bi-district matchups featuring Lewisville ISD and Coppell (1:00), Prosper’s seamless year in 9-6
Fort Worth barbecue restaurant makes list of best new BBQ in Texas
One lucky barbecue restaurant in Fort Worth has earned a spot on a new list by the state's top BBQ expert. Texas Monthly has released a list of Best New Barbecue Restaurants, and Panther City BBQ is on it.
Garland man fatally shot in his home after argument with suspect, police say
A Mesquite man has been jailed on a murder charge in connection with the death of a Garland homeowner who was fatally shot Sunday night. John Lee Gleason, 37, remained in the Garland jail Monday morning. Bail had not been set.
Texas killer dies, questions still remain about girls' death
NAVASOTA, Texas – A man serving 70 years for a 1978 slaying near Houston who was also under investigation in the unsolved killings of several missing girls has collapsed and died in a Texas prison.
Boyfriend in custody after woman killed in stabbing in Richardson
RICHARDSON, Texas — Police have in custody a man accused of stabbing his girlfriend. Jeffrey Lee Patterson, 46, was arrested in connection to the stabbing of 48-year-old LaDonna Garcia.
Texas mom missing after failing to pick up son from babysitter
MESQUITE, Texas -- A 26-year-old Texas mom was scheduled to pick up her son from the babysitter on Wednesday night, but she never showed up. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing to the police after friends and family made several attempts to reach her by phone.
Twin brothers driving separate vehicles charged with DWI after crash that injured Texas deputies
Twin brothers driving separate vehicles were both charged with driving while intoxicated over the weekend after two deputies were injured in a crash on a Houston freeway. The Harris County Precinct 8 Constable’s Office said in a Facebook post that officers were initially investigating a "major accid
Frisco to host Shattered Dreams program
The Frisco Police Department, in conjunction with the Frisco Fire Department, Frisco Independent School District, and Baylor Scott and White Hospital, will be hosting the 17th annual Shattered Dreams program at both Centennial and Wakeland High Schools.