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Texas man charged in stabbing death of 2-year-old daughter
ORANGE, Texas (AP) 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
Texas woman says 10-year-old granddaughter's organs may have been harvested without permission
LUBBOCK. Texas -- A grandmother in Lubbock says she has a lot of questions after she found out doctors may have harvested her 10-year-old granddaughter's organs without permission.
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
Supreme Court Rules Out Death Penalty for Texas Inmate
A long legal fight over whether a Texas death row inmate could be executed ended Tuesday after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled the 59-year-old man is intellectually disabled and thus cannot be put to death.
Body of missing Texas boyfriend found, but girlfriend's whereabouts a mystery
Weltzin Garcia and Alfonso Hernandez had a problematic relationship, but remained linked to each other through their two young children. A few weeks ago, police issued a warrant for Hernandez’s arrest for domestic violence, according to Texas media outlets. But days after the warrant was issued both
Police: North Texas man abused girlfriend's 8-week-old baby out of 'frustration'
Police in North Texas say a newborn baby suffered a traumatic brain injury at the hands of his mother's boyfriend. CBS DFW reports that the Parker County Sheriff's Office has charged 20-year-old Kaleb Eisenmann with injury to a child.
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
Police arrest husband of Central Texas shooting victim
WACO, Texas (KWTX) Police Tuesday arrested the husband of a Waco woman who was found dead in her home on Feb. 3 of multiple gunshot wounds. Quest Jones, 28, of Waco, is charged in the shooting death of Sherrell Carter, 26.
More than $12M worth of meth seized in Texas, CBP says
A meth haul with an estimated value of more than $12 million was uncovered in Texas over the weekend, Customs and Border Protection (CBP) officials announced Tuesday. The agency’s Office of Field Operations (OFO), stationed at the Pharr International Bridge, carried out the drug seizure on Saturday,
2 Texas men sentenced for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill 'millions'
SHREVEPORT, La. — Two Texas men were sentenced to 63 months in prison Tuesday for trafficking more than 10 kilograms of fentanyl through Louisiana, enough to kill “millions” of people, according to authorities.
Proposed bill would allow beer-to-go at licensed breweries across Texas
In a major move, the Beer Alliance of Texas and Texas Craft Brewers Guild have come to an agreement on two bipartisan companion bills that would allow beer-to-go at licensed breweries across Texas.
A state report says a Texas inmate died from heat last year. Prison officials contest that finding.
Last summer, Texas officials repeatedly asserted that sweltering temperatures inside uncooled prisons were being handled adequately and that all heat-related illnesses were minor. A recent state report on one inmate's death, however, says that he died from the heat.
Just how big is Collin County's boom? Curious Texas investigates
It seems that every time you blink, a new development is popping up in Collin County. The cities north of Dallas are booming, with companies and new residents moving in droves to Plano, Frisco, McKinney, Allen and elsewhere.
2 men shot and killed inside home in south Houston
HOUSTON, Texas (KTRK) -- Houston police are investigating a shooting that left two men dead Tuesday morning. The deadly shooting happened at a home on Ridgewood, which is on Houston's south side.
Popularity of CBD oil growing in Central Texas
CENTRAL TEXAS (KWTX) After operating for three months the CenTex CBD store is going strong. CBD or Cannabidiol oil is a non-intoxicating substance which is extracted from the cannabis plant.
New Texas State police chief: "We want to be more transparent"
SAN MARCOS, Texas (KXAN) — It’s been a tough week for Texas State University. Earlier in the week, there was a report of an armed robbery on campus at the university. No one was hurt, however, and police are still looking for the suspect.
Ramps From Interstate 30 to Texas 360 Closed Due to Jackknifed Big-Rigs
The eastbound and westbound ramps from Interstate 30 to Texas 360 in Arlington are closed due to two jackknifed tractor-trailers, police say. "Commercial Vehicle Enforcement inspectors are on scene investigating what happened and trying to get the ramps back open," police said in a tweet at about 1:
North Texas Law Enforcement Face Challenges In Catching Credit Card Skimmers
NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – With new technology comes new challenges. Monday night the CBS 11 I-Team showed how gas pumps skimmers are on the rise as the technology becomes more advanced.
The National Endowment for the Humanities comes to North Texas bearing gifts — to preserve history
Jon Parrish Peede, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is, you might say, concerned — but hopeful. "In this age of media consolidation and the closing of regional newspapers, it's even more vital to have a National Endowment for the Humanities," Peede said Friday before heading to
Oakland organizations, VFD settle
OAKLAND -- Following nearly two years of controversy and litigation, two community associations and the Oakland Volunteer Fire Department have settled their ongoing dispute over access and control of the Oakland Plaza and various buildings in this small far-western Colorado County community. Accordi