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Truck Involved in Overpass Crash in Bedford
Police are investigating a single vehicle accident that happened early Friday morning in Bedford. A pickup truck went off the Hwy 121 overpass onto Cummings Drive below which is shut down due to construction.
Democrats plan to take over Tarrant County, starting with city council races in May
Buoyed by their gains in Tarrant County last November, Democratic organizers are now taking aim on municipal elections in May. Credit Beto O’Rourke’s impact on down-ballot races or President Donald Trump’s effect on energizing opposition, but Democrats see an opportunity.
A pastor denies hiring an accused child molester. His 2015 testimony says differently
The former leader of the First Baptist Church in Bedford says an accused sex offender was already active in the church when he became pastor and that he didn’t learn about the pending rape and sodomy of a minor charges against the man until several months later.
Felony charge against 1st black woman elected Texas sheriff tossed
ANAHUAC, Texas (AP) A judge has thrown out a felony record-tampering indictment against the first black woman elected sheriff in Texas. Jefferson County Sheriff Zena Stephens was indicted in April 2018 on a state jail felony charge of record tampering, along with two misdemeanor campaign finance vio
Police: Women Targeted in Several Bedford Robberies
Bedford police are cautioning residents after several aggravated robberies that took place in the last two months. According to police, there have been three aggravated robberies. Each of those robberies targeted women who were getting in or out of their cars in apartment complex parking lots.
Grand Prairie Man Surrenders After Killing Wife
Grand Prairie Police say they found a woman dead from a gunshot wound around 8:45 Thursday night. They found her in a residence in the 5900 block of Lorenzo Drive after responding to a shooting call.
Bedford woman speaks out after being punched and held at gunpoint
BEDFORD, Texas — It's often part of a routine: You drive home, park your car and walk inside your home. But Bedford police are warning people to not get too comfortable and to always stay aware of your surroundings.
Texas Children Who Didn't Know Their Own Names Were Found Living in Home that 'Reeked of Feces,' Police Say
A Texas man is facing criminal charges after police said his four children were found living in a filthy Dallas home and did not appear to know their own names. Robert Preston, 31, was arrested last Saturday and taken to Dallas County jail after officers responded to a call at around 6:30 p.m. that
Police Search For Texas Gunman Who Hid On Roof, Shot Assault Rifle, Killed 2
HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Authorities are searching for a gunman in Texas who hid on a rooftop and opened fire on a carload of people. Police say the man, who was armed with a rifle, killed two people and injured two others in east Houston.
Texas Man Goes To Police Headquarters, Confesses To Wife’s Murder
GRAND PRAIRIE (CBSDFW.COM) – A man has been arrested after going to Grand Prairie police headquarters and confessing to officers that he shot and killed his wife. Police were called to the couple’s home on Lorenzo Drive around 8:45 p.m. Thursday.
Fort Worth Resident Wins $5 Million On Scratch Off Ticket
FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Happy days are here for a person in Fort Worth who won the top $5 million prize on a Texas Lottery scratch ticket. The 200X The Cash ticket was purchased at the Eagle Mountain Trading Post, on Boat Club Road.
Dead rattlesnake uncoils on grill, surprises Texas hunters: 'Surely he's dead by now!'
A group of hunters in Childress, Texas, weren’t the least bit fazed after finding and killing a rattlesnake during an outing last fall. But when the snake appeared to spring back to life on the grill, well, that may have been a little more rattling.
Since this Southlake Resident was old enough to drink, he is averaging at least 1 DWI per Year!
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Central Texas man sentenced to 356 years in child sexual abuse case
WACO, Texas (KWTX) A China Spring man found guilty of seven counts of sexual abuse of a young family member over the course of a decade was sentenced to 356 years in state prison on Thursday.
16-year-old girl has been missing since Monday, Fort Worth police say
Fort Worth police are searching for a 16-year-old girl who has been missing from her mother's home since Monday. Desiree Sanchez was last seen around 12:30 a.m. in the 4200 block of Surrey Street in southwest Fort Worth. She is about 5 feet tall and 100 pounds with dark brown hair and dark brown eye
Practically Naked Man Covers His Entire Body in Peanut Butter and Visits Texas Dog Park
You can’t make this stuff up. A photo of an Arlington, Texas man popped up on social media this week and left little to the imagination. The man, baring only a gold speedo style swimsuit, dosed himself in peanut butter and walked into the gated enclosure of a Deep Ellum dog park in the name of fanta
Murder suspect from Dallas freed without bail, partly to save taxpayers a costly surgery bill
A Palo Pinto County murder suspect was released from county jail last week without posting bond, a week before undergoing recommended surgery that could have proved costly to taxpayers.
Man robs Texas store, sets customer on fire
PALESTINE, Texas (KWTX) A suspect was in custody Thursday evening after a man robbed a convenience store in Palestine at gunpoint, ordered the clerk and a customer to sit on the floor, bound them with duct tape, doused both with lighter fluid, and then set one of the two women on fire.
Police: Dallas man left 4 toddlers alone in filthy home
Four young children found living in squalor in a South Dallas apartment appear to have had limited contact with the outside world and used “gesturing and screams” to communicate, police said.
South Texas 8-year-old dies hours after being diagnosed with flu
CORPUS CHRISTI, Texas — A family in Rockport, Texas, is searching for answers after their son suddenly passed away on Sunday. Relatives said eight-year-old Martin Campbell came down with flu-like symptoms and then hours later, died. Now officials are waiting for test results to determine exactly wha