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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.


Trial underway for alleged hitman in murder-for-hire of Rowlett mother of 3

The accused hitman in a murder-for-hire is on trial for his role in the crime. The victim, Laura Grillo, was found shot to death in her Rowlett home in Nov. 2015. Prosecutors say Jesus Trevino committed the murder after being paid by the victim's fiancé, who has already been convicted of capital mur


Videos Show Dallas Girl's Final Moments Before Deadly Natural Gas Explosion

The family of Linda "Michelita" Rogers, the 12-year-old girl killed in a natural gas explosion in her Dallas home in Feb. 23, 2018, released a series of videos Tuesday showing the girl's final moments.


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


New Video Shows Hilarious Attempts By Minivan To Evade Garland Police During A Chase

Last month, Garland Police apprehended 47-month-old Stoffon Lorains Cooper after a lengthy, but low-speed chase through the city. Garland PD was able to catch Cooper after a chase that saw Cooper make several hilarious attempts to evade them. While the situation itself isn’t funny (he had a large, m


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.


State employee who abruptly resigned after working on Texas' noncitizens list may be avoiding court appearance

AUSTIN -- A federal judge weighing whether to block Texas' effort to investigate the citizenship of tens of thousands of people on its voter rolls said he wants to hear from a secretary of state employee who abruptly resigned from the office.


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.


New Garland industrial park will have two warehouse buildings

A Dallas real estate investor has teamed up with an Atlanta-based developer on a new industrial park in Garland. Dallas' Colony Industrial and Huntington Industrial Partners of Atlanta bought more than 21 acres on Marquis Drive near Miller Road for the new warehouse project. The development will inc


4 arrested in connection with possible human trafficking at Dallas massage parlors

Authorities arrested four people on prostitution charges in connection with Dallas massage businesses that may also be involved in human sex trafficking. Pornthipa Khan, 54, Steven Eix, 53, Josip Maric, 42, and Yenrudee Anuson, 44, were charged with aggravated promotion of prostitution.


Forney man tragically killed in head-on collision on SH 34, three others injured

FORNEY, Texas — The Texas Department of Public Safety continues to investigate the circumstance of a fatal head-on collision yesterday that claimed the life of a 25-year-old Forney man.


Amid sex scandal, Southern Baptist leader puts 3 North Texas churches on notice

The leader of the Southern Baptist Convention singled out three North Texas churches for increased scrutiny this week in the wake of a sexual abuse scandal plaguing the denomination.


McMillen High School Student Found In Bathroom ‘In Distress’ Hospitalized

MURPHY (CBSDFW.COM) – A McMillen High School student is in the hospital after the School Resource Officer (SRO) found him/her in distress in the school bathroom. It happened around 9:20 a.m. Wednesday, according to a statement from the school. A student told the SRO about their classmate who was in


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


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.


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.


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.


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


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.