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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.


Records Reveal Luxury Hotels, Vegas Uber Rides For Former, Current DeSoto ISD Administrators

DeSOTO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Public records reveal years of questionable spending by top administrators within DeSoto ISD, a district now under investigation by DeSoto Police and the Texas Education Agency.


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


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 Teen Almost Dies Taking Selfie On Margaret McDermott Bridge In Dallas [VIDEO]

Text DFW to 24042 to join 97.9 The Beat’s mobile club for exclusive news (Terms & Conditions). A Texas teen almost died after slipping and falling 50 ft off of the Margaret McDermott Bridge trying to take a selfie in Dallas.


Years past original deadline and millions of dollars over budget, Dallas County hits pause on courts software

Dallas County in 2012 embarked on a new venture: development of a case-tracking software that could be used in any Texas criminal court — and could be sold to other counties.


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.


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


DPD vice unit busts human trafficking operation in northwest Dallas warehouse

DALLAS — At least 16 women were found at a North Dallas warehouse Wednesday during a sex trafficking raid, WFAA has learned. The women were put on buses to be taken to a safe location, Dallas police sources said.


DeSoto Resident Given The Gift Of Sight

DESOTO — Fifty-one-year-old DeSoto resident James Ross was way too young to lose his eyesight. Especially considering that Ross was a truck driver and needed his sight not only for his personal, but for his professional life as well.


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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


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


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.


Dallas sues to shut down 3 massage parlors accused of having prostitutes sleep in filthy rooms

City officials have shut down three northwest Dallas massage parlors they say employ women as prostitutes and have them sleep on mattresses on the floor, and four people suspected of human trafficking have been arrested.