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State suspends Dallas child placing agency after infant dies in Forney foster home

The state has suspended a Dallas agency from accepting new foster children after an infant died last month at the home of a foster mother verified by the contractor. The Dallas agency that vetted the home where an infant in the care of a woman who was arrested after the baby's death has been suspend


8 places federal employees in North Texas can get a free beer, cup of coffee, movie ticket, even a plate of spaghetti

Americans are experiencing the longest government shutdown in history. For federal employees — many going without pay — some North Texas venues are offering free admission and free fun. Read on to find where federal employees can find free beer, free movies, $1 burgers and more.


Forney police seeking four persons of interest in ongoing investigations

FORNEY, Texas — The Forney Police Department took to Facebook on Thursday, releasing images of four individuals considered persons of interest in ongoing investigations. Two of the individuals are being sought in separate ongoing criminal investigations, according to the department. They are picture


Texas mayor resigns amid accusation of using city funds to see Michelle Obama

Forest Hill, Texas, Mayor Lyndia Thomas and Mayor Pro Tem Beckie Hayes submitted their resignations on Wednesday, ahead of a public hearing over alleged misconduct and expenses related to the former first lady’s book tour event in Dallas last year.


Brookshire's locations in Forney and Terrell join online-ordering scene with 'CURBSIDE,' among select locations

FORNEY, Texas — Brookshire's locations in Forney and Terrell are joining the online-ordering scene with the grocer's "CURBSIDE" service, two of 10 select Brookshire's stores to roll out the new feature since its announcement in December.


Central Texas Teen who killed boy, 15, sentenced to prison

BELTON, Texas (KWTX) A Bell County teenager was sentenced Wednesday to serve a 45-year prison term after he pleaded guilty to the 2017 murder of a 15-year-old Temple boy. Judge Fancy Jezek, in Belton’s 426th District Court, sentenced Edgar Lopez-Benitez, 17, to serve 45 years for the death of Andrew


Game Day: Wildcats, Lady Cats in Tournament Play Thursday

Both the Wildcats and Lady Cats’ soccer teams return to the pitch for tournament games on this game day Thursday (January 17). The Lady Cats are playing in a North Forney tournament and their first match is underway. The Lady Cats are playing Rockwall Heath in a pool play match that started at 11:45


9 Students, Driver Taken To Hospital After School Bus Overturns Off Dallas Highway

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – An unmarked yellow school bus ended up on its side down an embankment off I-30 near Loop 12 in Dallas Thursday afternoon. This happened on the westbound side of I-30.


Boys basketball: Poteet 67 Terrell 34

The Terrell High School varsity boys basketball team lost 67-34 to Mesquite Poteet on Friday, Jan. 11 at Mesquite Poteet High School. Terrell is 6-12 overall and 1-3 in district play.


Man who eluded police for months charged with murder in botched northwest Dallas robbery

A fifth man has been arrested on a capital murder charge months after four other men were jailed in connection with the same fatal botched robbery in northwest Dallas. Desavion Hawkins, 20, was jailed Friday in connection with the death of Eduardo Sergio Orellana, who was shot Sept. 19 outside his a


“The Book of Mormon” Returns to North Texas

“The Book of Mormon,” which played record-breaking runs in Fort Worth and Dallas, returns to North Texas for limited engagements Jan. 22-27 at Bass Performance Hall, presented by Performing Arts Fort Worth; and Jan. 29 through Feb. 3 at the Music Hall at Fair Park, presented by Dallas Summer Musical


Bodies discovered in Oklahoma identified as Texas residents

OKFUSKEE COUNTY, Okla. – Authorities say two bodies found this week in shallow graves in rural Oklahoma have been positively identified as a missing woman and man from central Texas.


Scott Linehan out as Cowboys offensive coordinator in what Jason Garrett says was 'a mutual decision'

*Editor's note: This story has been updated with a statement from Scott Linehan. So much for no major changes. Just days after head coach Jason Garrett said he didn't anticipate any significant changes to the Dallas Cowboys' coaching staff -- a topic he later spoke more vaguely about -- the club rel


25-year-old woman missing from Baylor hospital might be danger to herself

Dallas police are searching for a 25-year-old woman who has been missing since Friday morning and may be a danger to herself. Meosha Willis was last seen around 4 a.m. walking away from Baylor University Medical Center at 3500 Gaston Ave. in old East Dallas.


Missing Melcher-Dallas teen found in Texas

Police investigators in south Texas have found a missing Iowa teenager on Friday. According to a release from the Iowa Department of Public Safety, Liberty "Libby" Boley was found Friday morning in south Texas; she was unharmed.


18-Wheeler Accident Shuts Down Westbound I-30 In Rockwall

ROCKWALL (CBSDFW.COM) – Police in Rockwall are currently working a multi-vehicle accident on westbound I-30 in the city limits that has caused massive traffic delays in the area.


Car hood hampers getaway for Texas bank robbery suspects

DALLAS (AP) Police in Texas have arrested a group of people suspected in a series of bank robberies after the hood on the car in which they were attempting to elude authorities popped up and covered the windshield, obscuring the road.


Mesquite approves land swap with MISD

A public hearing was conducted during the Jan. 7 Mesquite City Council meeting to consider a resolution authorizing the exchange of property with the Mesquite Independent School District (MISD) for the construction of a gymnasium for Vanston Middle School at 2913 Oates Drive in exchange for MISD lan


Wylie Police Investigating Student Assault on Teacher

Wylie police are investigating an assault on a teacher by a student. The incident happened Wednesday, January 16 around 3:30 p.m. when a Wylie Police Department School Resource Officer responded to Burnett Junior High School in reference to a juvenile problem.


How much do Texas teachers get paid? Depends on where the classroom is

Lawmakers agree on one thing: They want Texas' teachers to get paid more. Exactly how remains to be seen. One high-priority bill out of the Senate would give an across-the-board pay raise of $5,000 to each teacher in the state.