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Texas woman who suffered third-degree burns after falling on curling iron opens up about harrowing injury

WARNING: Article contains graphic photos. A mom in Texas says she isn’t about to let a tragic injury keep her from feeling beautiful inside and out. Brittney Sullivan, of Cleburne, was getting ready for work on Jan. 17, 2018 when she suffered an epileptic seizure and fell unconscious into her curlin


Police: Texas man fatally shot his children, sister-in-law

FORT WORTH, Texas – The man whom officials say shot and killed his young children and his sister-in-law before shooting himself had just taken a job with Child Protective Services and was in training to be a CPS investigator.


'Here I am, a soldier, and I have to ask for help': Wise County Army vet now homeless after floodwaters consume house

ALVORD, Texas — An Army veteran living in Wise County needs help getting back on his feet after floodwaters ruined the house he was living in last week. Sgt. Wilmer Valles, 52, joined the Army in 2006. He completed three tours in the Middle East. Two were in Iraq, one was in Afghanistan.


Texas Mayor Arrested, Charged With Trying To Rig Own Election

Texas Mayor Arrested, Charged With Trying To Rig Own Election. A Texas mayor has been arrested on charges of trying to rig his own 2017 election victory, prosecutors say. Matt Yurus reports.


Veteran headstone mystery solved in Wise County

RHOME, Texas — When I first met Kathrine Dugan she already had part of this mystery figured out. She and her husband had just bought three acres next door to their home in Rhome in Wise County.


Chick-fil-A makes Sunday delivery for Texas boy in hospital

TEMPLE, Texas (KTRK) -- Chick-fil-A is famed for its tender fried chicken, refreshing lemonade and the fact that it's opened all days of the week except Sundays. When Danny Agee, who was awaiting surgery for a brain tumor, expressed from his hospital bed his desire for Chick-fil-A nuggets, a restaur


Do Texans have a right to know if a house is ‘haunted’ before buying? Curious Texas investigates

Elvira Perry said she’s been witness to odd noises and strange sights inside her Denton home that can only be attributed to the paranormal. Perry and her husband moved into their home three years ago, and she said they were not told prior to buying the house that it could possibly be haunted. But no


Train hits car at Central Texas crossing

HOLLAND, Texas (KWTX) One man was reported dead Thursday morning after a passenger train struck his vehicle at a crossing in Bell County. Few details were immediately available.


Wrong way driver on 81/287 arrested

The driver of a vehicle traveling the wrong way on U.S. 81/287 Saturday evening was arrested after another motorist shot out at least one of the vehicle’s tires near NRS south of Decatur.


Texas girl dies at hospital days after being beaten by classmates: report

A 13-year-old Texas girl died Wednesday after falling into a coma following a violent altercation with two teen girls outside her middle school last week in which one girl kicked her in the head.


15 Suspected Online Child Predators Busted In North Texas Operation

McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Fifteen men have been arrested in an online child predator sting led by the Collin County Sheriff’s Department and Texas DPS. The Collin County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday, investigators from 14 different federal, state and local law enforcement agencies partici


New spike-armored dinosaur discovered in Texas

Hillsboro paleontologist Andre LuJan had been digging on his company-owned property in the dusty west Texas hills for years, with little to show for it but a few small fossils.


Possible tornado rips apart homes and businesses in east Texas town

SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A reported tornado touched down in San Augustine County Wednesday night, destroying homes and businesses, the sheriff's office said. San Augustine County is just east of Lufkin.


Farmers Branch PD: Woman Who Claimed To Be Raped At Gunpoint Lied

FARMERS BRANCH (CBSDFW.COM) – She told police a man pulled a gun, forced his way in her apartment and raped her. Today police in Farmers Branch say at least part of her story was a lie.


New cafe set to open in June

Sweetwaters Coffee & Tea, a national cafe company that focuses on coffee and tea, will open at 1,800 square foot location in Denton this summer. LoriAnne and Jeremy Schmucker are working to open then store at 3220 Teasley Lane, Suite 120 sometime in June. The company has already participated in Dent


Farmers Branch Police Search for Sexual Assault, Home Invasion Suspect

Police are searching for an armed suspect they say forced his way into a woman's Farmers Branch home and sexually assaulted her Wednesday afternoon. A man forced his way into an apartment about 4:45 p.m. in the 14200 block of Heritage Circle, police said. The suspect knocked on the door and the woma


North Texas Man Armed And Naked Arrested For Aggravated Assault In Domestic Disturbance

WEATHERFORD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Parker County Sheriff’s deputies arrested a man for aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and discharging a firearm Tuesday evening at a woman and deputies.


Cook Children's building North Campus on 23 acres in Prosper

Fort Worth-based Cook Children’s Health Care System, on Thursday, announced it will build a new children’s hospital in Prosper, the suburban town on the eastern fringes of Denton County.


Former VP Joe Biden Announces 2020 Presidential Campaign

(CBS NEWS) – Ending months of speculation, former Vice President Joe Biden announced Thursday he is launching his third presidential campaign, instantly joining the race as an early frontrunner among more than a dozen major Democratic candidates seeking to deny President Trump a second term.


Blotter: Police arrest three in connection with area burglaries

Denton police arrested a teenager and two adult brothers Tuesday afternoon in connection with multiple burglaries in recent weeks, according to a probable cause affidavit. An 18-year-old and a 17-year-old were taken to jail by officers who were serving a warrant to search a house in the 1800 block o