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Texas Man Charged in Stabbing Death of 2-Year-Old Daughter

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 killed. Police Capt


Girls basketball playoffs: SGP stuns state No. 1 Cedar Hill; DeSoto tops Skyline; Allen wins on buzzer-beater

MANSFIELD -- Camryn Hill hadn't made a shot all game. But with a shot to beat the No. 1 team in the state, South Grand Prairie coach Brion Raven didn't hesitate to put the ball in the hands of the junior forward. Hill rewarded her coach's faith with the shot that ended the season -- and a 22-game wi


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


Texas Teen Warns of the Dangers of Trying to Get the Perfect Selfie After He Fell Off a Bridge

A Texas teen is speaking out after a selfie almost ended his life. On November 12, Triston Bailey was driving home from a Dallas Stars ice hockey game with his friends when the group decided to quickly pull over and snap a selfie off of the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas, according to Fox 4 New


New Cedar Hill Police Chief Ely Reyes Wants To Make City ‘One Of The Safest’ In North Texas

CEDAR HILL, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Cedar Hill Police Department has a new leader. City Manager Greg Porter has appointed Ely Reyes Chief of Police. Reyes is currently Assistant Chief of Police of the Austin Police Department, where he has served in numerous capacities for more than 20 years, the C


1 dead, 2 injured in shooting outside Dallas shopping center

Dallas police are investigating a triple shooting outside a shopping center Wednesday afternoon that resulted in the death of one person. Police say the shooting happened in the 11700 block of Ferguson Rd., just before 2:40 p.m.


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


North Texas Murder Suspect Released From Jail To Have Surgery

PALO PINTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old murder suspect, who at six-feet-six inches tall goes by the nickname “Too Tall,” turned out to be too expensive to keep in jail.


State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.


4 arrested in connection with possible human trafficking at Dallas massage parlors

Authorities arrested four people on prostitution charges in connection with Dallas massage businesses that may also be involved in human sex trafficking. Pornthipa Khan, 54, Steven Eix, 53, Josip Maric, 42, and Yenrudee Anuson, 44, were charged with aggravated promotion of prostitution.


Sentencing Delayed for 2 Top Officials in Dallas County Schools Scandal

Two of the top officials who pleaded guilty in the Dallas County Schools bribery scandal may not be sentenced to prison until this summer. A lawyer for former Dallas Mayor Pro Tem Dwaine Caraway has asked a federal judge to move Caraway's sentencing to late June or early July.


Texas border agents stop truck carrying frozen strawberries, discover nearly $13M of meth

Customs agents in South Texas discovered nearly $13 million worth of methamphetamine hidden in a shipment of strawberries over the weekend. A 42-year-old Mexican man was stopped Saturday while driving a truck into the United States at the Pharr-Reynosa International Bridge, according to U.S. Customs


One-on-One With Dallas County Sheriff Marian Brown

It’s been nearly four months since Marian Brown was elected Dallas County Sheriff. She was appointed to the job on an interim basis when former Sheriff Lupe Valdez stepped down to run for governor in 2018. But Brown says it feels good to have the support of voters.


Dallas Police Share Images Of Vehicle In Search For Murder Suspect

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance for information needed to solve a murder. Police said Amelia Hernandez-Orozco, 46, was shot and killed on Sunday, February 10 around 7:15 p.m. at 9300 Mixon Drive.


2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison

Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.


Middle school student in Mansfield arrested for threat

MANSFIELD, Texas - Mansfield Independent School District police arrested a middle school student for allegedly posting a school threat on social media. The school district said the juvenile was taken into custody Tuesday at Worley Middle School.


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.


Accused murderer released on bond after county fears high medical bill

MINERAL WELLS, Texas — Lonneil White was arrested and charged with murder and given a $750,000 bond, but now authorities have released him from jail without him having to pay a cent.


Could marijuana law reform come to Texas this year?

HOUSTON — Decriminalizing pot possession, expanding medical marijuana, and regulating hemp production could all be on the horizon for Texas. Those are among the ideas in nearly 30 marijuana-related bills state lawmakers have filed in the 2019 legislative session.


Suspected Bank Robber, Accomplice Arrested In Arlington

ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Arlington Police have arrested a woman and her accomplice after allegedly robbing banks in Arlington and Fort Worth in recent weeks. Arlington Police tweeted Wednesday afternoon, “Remember this bank robbery suspect? Well now she’s behind bars, along with her accomplic