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Women arrested in Texas had baby in car seat sitting next to 275 pounds of pot, authorities say

Two Texas women had an infant boy with them when they were pulled over with 275 pounds of marijuana in their vehicle, authorities say. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, were taken into custody Friday morning on charges of possession of marijuana with intent to distribute an


Feds say North Texas man made $374,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards gotten with mailman's help

A North Texas man is accused of making nearly $375,000 in purchases using fraudulent credit cards that he got with the help of a mail carrier who intercepted them as they were out for delivery.


Hearing scheduled today on Commerce double homicide case

A hearing is set in state district court today for a defendant charged in a reported double homicide near Commerce almost three years ago. Tyrone Jamaal Williams is facing a potential death sentence if convicted of capital murder during a trial scheduled this summer.


Charges to remain against Texas driver who dodged paying over $5G in tolls with ‘license plate flipper’: cops

A Houston motorist was not quite free to drive off into the sunset on Thursday after a judge found “no probable cause” for the man’s arrest for allegedly using an illegal “license plate flipper” to avoid paying nearly $5,500 in tolls, authorities said.


A&M-Commerce College of Business Hosts 2019 Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference

The A&M-Commerce College of Business will host the 2019 Small Business and Entrepreneurship Conference (SBECON) on May 15 from noon to 2 p.m. in the Alumni Center. This year’s conference will continue the format begun in 2018 featuring “Lunch and Learn” mini-conference sessions to make it more conve


North Texas mother reported missing after not picking up child from babysitter

MESQUITE, Texas — The Mesquite police department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing mother. Authorities are searching for 26-year-old Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes after she never returned to pick up her child from the babysitter Wednesday night.


Men On Texas 10 Most Wanted List Captured After Authorities Get Tips

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Two convicted felons on the Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitives list have been caught in unrelated arrests. The Texas Department of Public Safety on Wednesday announced the capture of 24-year-old Clifford Milton and 34-year-old Rodrigo Flores.


Commerce Community Cares Boosts Food Pantry

Commerce Community Cares president Janis Stroope and Angela Roberts of the Commerce Food Pantry discuss how CCC provides funding for the Food Pantry. Commerce Community Cares is in the midst of its 2018-19 fund raising drive. Donations can be made at the Commerce Chamber of Commerce and via the CCC


Greenvillw ISD police address 'stranger danger' incident

The Greenville ISD Police Department released a letter to parents describing an incident of a suspicious man offering a ride to a female student. The letter, in its entirety, is below.


Former Texas A&M-Commerce QB Luis Perez Signs with Philadelphia Eagles

Former Texas A&M University-Commerce quarterback Luis Perez has signed a one-year contract with the Philadelphia Eagles. Perez led A&M Commerce to a National Championship in 2017 and was named 2017 Division II Player of the Year.


Texas woman gets 15 years in jail for stealing $1.3M from rodeo

FORT WORTH, Texas – A former bookkeeper for the Stockyards Northside Rodeo has been sentenced to prison for stealing $1.3 million from the rodeo over three years. According to the Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office, D’ann Elizabeth Wagner was given a 15-year sentence after pleading g


4 Sentenced For Using Helicopter For $12,000 Hunt In Texas; ‘Would Make Sportsmen And Outdoor Enthusiasts Furious’

LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four men have been sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a $12,000 sporting hunt in South Texas where a helicopter was used to kill exotic animals.


Texas' prison heat bill a 'cop out' because it no longer forces units to lower temps, advocates say

AUSTIN — A bill that would have tackled high heat levels at state jails and prisons has been gutted and replaced with a cost study, a move inmate advocates called "a cop-out."


Humane Society of North Texas Hosts Free Adoption Event for All Pets Friday

Looking to add a new cat, dog, donkey or parakeet to your family? The Humane Society of North Texas is hosting a free adoption event Friday for all of their animals. The Humane Society said the event will be held Friday at all locations except for Keller Regional, along Rufe Snow, because that locat


Texas baby born without skin in critical condition

San Antonio — Doctors are working toward a diagnosis and care plan for a baby boy who has spent the first three months of his life in hospitals after he was born without skin.


Mesquite Police Need Help Finding Missing Mother

MESQUITE (CBSDFW.COM) – The Mesquite Police Department seeks the public’s assistance in locating a missing mother who never picked up her child from the babysitter last night.


Fatality accident near West Tawakoni overnight

WEST TAWAKONI — One person was killed and two other injured in a three vehicle crash Tuesday night in southern Hunt County. Texas Department of Safety Sgt. Kyle Bradford issued a statement this morning regarding the accident, which was reported at approximately 8:15 p.m. Tuesday.


Severe Thunderstorm Watch issued for Honey Grove, North Central Texas

The National Weather Service has issued a Severe Thunderstorm Watch for Fannin County, to remain in effect until 2 a.m. A line of storms that has triggered a Severe Thunderstorm Warning has formed west of Interstate 35 and is marching east. It is producing ping pong ball size hail and 60 mph wind gu


Police search for missing 26-year-old woman in DFW after car found abandoned

Mesquite police are asking for help finding a 26-year-old woman who has been missing since Wednesday night. Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes was reported missing at about 9:30 p.m when she did not pick up her child from the babysitter at the usual time of 7:30 p.m., police said in a press release.


Dallas Activist Dominique Alexander Arrested On Allegations Of Domestic Violence

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas civil rights activist Dominique Alexander has been arrested as police investigate two allegations of domestic violence against him. Police say a person who has not been identified reported the two allegations of family violence on Wednesday that involved the activist. He