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Texas man charged in stabbing death of 2-year-old daughter

ORANGE, Texas (AP) A Southeast Texas man is jailed on a capital murder charge after his 2-year-old daughter was found stabbed to death at their home. An Orange Police Department spokesman said the officers went to the home shortly after 11 a.m. Tuesday after a neighbor had reported a child had been


Basketball playoffs: State No. 1 Duncanville boys survive Waxahachie's upset bid; defending state champ Allen advances

By Greg Riddle , Staff Writer Contact Greg Riddle on Twitter: @DMNGregRiddle. The state's No. 1 team is advancing. But not before getting a huge scare in the first round of the Class 6A boys basketball playoffs.


Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission

LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.


Texas landowner sues over Trump's border wall plans: "It means everything to me"

The Trump administration faces new legal challenges over the national emergency declaration to pay for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border after the American Civil Liberties Union filed a lawsuit Tuesday. A group of 16 states filed a separate suit Monday that called the emergency declaration unconstitu


McKinney firefighter arrested for child sex abuse

MCKINNEY, Tex. (KXII) - An award-winning McKinney firefighter arrested on a child sex abuse charge has been fired. Chad Watson had been with the department for 13 years when he was taken into custody Sunday.


Elderly couple dies as fire destroys Collin County home

An elderly couple were killed in a fire that raced through their Collin County home Tuesday morning. Delvin Harrison Sergent, 86, and Betty Lou Sergent, 88 — both longtime residents of Farmersville — were found inside their home in the 500 block of Maple Street after the fire broke out around 4 a.m.


Woman confronts couple taking baby pics in photogenic TX neighborhood, video shows

Two parents in a scenic Houston neighborhood pulled out their cellphones Saturday, as a woman got out of her car and approached with a small dog. What happened next is just the latest example of what has become a recurring debate over public and private property in some of the city’s most photogenic


Plano ‘Pinions: What’s your favorite dish at any restaurant in Plano?

Planoites are an opinionated bunch. We may be the Guide to the Good Stuff, but we’re always curious to hear what you think. Every so often, we ask our online readers their opinion on a different topic. This time, we wanted to know:


Selfie-seeking Texas teenager survives fall off bridge, hopes near-death experience serves as warning

A teenager in Texas who was nearly killed while trying to snap the perfect selfie atop a bridge in Dallas has a simple message: No photo is worth it. Triston Bailey was reportedly with a group of friends headed home from a Dallas Stars game on Nov. 12 when the group decided to pull over for a selfie


Fourty-one Gold First Division rating medals earned by Texas High School band students during UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest

Forty-one Gold First Division rating medals were collected by Texas High School band students during the Region IV UIL Solo & Ensemble Contest held on February 7 in Sulphur Springs, TX. Twenty-two were for Solo performances and 19 were earned for ensemble performances. Twenty-one of these students w


Two dead in Collin Co. house fire

FARMERSVILLE, Tex. (KXII) - An elderly couple is dead after a house fire in Collin County Tuesday morning. The fire broke out in Farmersville around 4 a.m. When emergency crews responded they found the home completely engulfed in flames, the two 80-year-olds inside.


Dallas County judge denies allegation he hid Brian Loncar’s plans for firm after death

McALLEN – Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is denying allegations made by an attorney accusing him of going against what Brian Loncar wanted for his firm after his death. Last May, Lydia Elizondo Mount, a former Loncar & Associates attorney, filed a wrongful termination and discrimination claim agai


Man found dead outside burning Plano home

PLANO, Texas - A man who may have escaped his burning home in Plano was found dead in his backyard. Plano Fire-Rescue officials said fire engulfed a home on Gettysburg Circle around 10:30 p.m. By the time firefighters arrived, there were already large flames and heavy smoke.


Police: North Texas man abused girlfriend's 8-week-old baby out of 'frustration'

Police in North Texas say a newborn baby suffered a traumatic brain injury at the hands of his mother's boyfriend. CBS DFW reports that the Parker County Sheriff's Office has charged 20-year-old Kaleb Eisenmann with injury to a child.


Just how big is Collin County's boom? Curious Texas investigates

It seems that every time you blink, a new development is popping up in Collin County. The cities north of Dallas are booming, with companies and new residents moving in droves to Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Allen and elsewhere.


Man Arrested For Capital Murder After Deadly Shooting In Mesquite Apartment Parking Lot

MESQUITE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Mesquite Police have arrested a man and charged him with capital murder after a deadly shooting Monday around 10:45 p.m. at an apartment complex in the 2200 block of Parkside Drive.


Man dies in two-story house fire in Plano

A man has died after a fire damaged his home Monday night in Plano. The fire broke out somewhere in the back of the two-story home around 10 p.m. in the 3900 block of Gettysburg Court, fire officials said.


Body of missing Texas boyfriend found, but girlfriend's whereabouts a mystery

Weltzin Garcia and Alfonso Hernandez had a problematic relationship, but remained linked to each other through their two young children. A few weeks ago, police issued a warrant for Hernandez’s arrest for domestic violence, according to Texas media outlets. But days after the warrant was issued both


More than $12M worth of meth seized in Texas, CBP says

A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was uncovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday. The agency’s Office of Field Operations (OFO), stationed at the Pharr International Bridge, carried out the drug seizure on Saturday,


North Texas Law Enforcement Face Challenges In Catching Credit Card Skimmers

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – With new technology comes new challenges. Monday night the CBS 11 I-Team showed how gas pumps skimmers are on the rise as the technology becomes more advanced.