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Watch: Mesquite mom who never picked up her child was last seen in Dallas garage

Updated at 2:30 p.m. Friday with surveillance video of the missing woman. Mesquite police are asking for the public's help finding a woman who was reported missing Wednesday night after she did not pick her child up after work.


Woman's Body Found in Dallas Drainage Culvert

Dallas police are investigating the death of a woman whose body was found Friday afternoon in a drainage culvert. The woman, who has not been identified, was found by a passerby who called police.


At 95, he's the oldest banker in Texas — and he's not stopping any time soon

KAUFMAN, Texas — If you’ve got business to conduct at the American National Bank in Kaufman, you’ll have to get past the peanut gallery first. Four days a week, people pack a small, corner office for one reason: Guinn Godwin. “We treat you so many ways you’ll like one of ‘em,” Godwin told one visito


Homicide detectives investigating after body is found in Pleasant Grove

Last updated at 5:55 p.m. Dallas police are investigating after a body was found in Pleasant Grove on Friday afternoon. Authorities were called around 3:10 p.m. to a culvert near the intersection of Bruton Road and North Masters Drive, where a passerby had seen the body, police said.


Kaufman County among counties under threat of strong to severe storms on Wednesday afternoon, evening

KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — Kaufman County is among north and central-Texas counties under a threat of strong to severe storms late Wednesday afternoon and evening. "The primary hazards will be very large hail, baseball size or larger, damaging straight line winds, and a few tornadoes," stated the Natio


Feeling crowded yet? Dallas-Fort Worth gained 1 million people in less than a decade

Dallas-Fort Worth gained more new residents than any metropolitan area in the country, adding more than 1 million people in an eight-year period. The region's population now tops 7.5 million, solidifying North Texas' ranking as the nation's fourth largest metro market. It trails only New York, Los A


One killed in multi-vehicle crash on SH 243 near Kaufman

KAUFMAN, Texas — UPDATE — One person was killed in a multi-vehicle crash on State Highway (SH) 243 earlier today. At approximately 2:05 p.m., troopers were dispatched to the wreck on SH 243 approximately two miles east of Kaufman.


Family Of Missing Mesquite Mother: ‘She Would Never Leave Us’

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Mesquite mother has been missing for nearly two days, and police are asking the public to help find her. Prisma Reyes, 26, was last seen at a Dallas apartment complex Wednesday afternoon. Police have now released surveillance video and hope someone will recognize Reyes. She’s


Kaufman County cleanup set for May 3-4

The Kaufman County cleanup will be held May 3-4 and is sponsored by Kaufman County and is free to all Kaufman County residents. Proof of residence will be required at all locations driver’s license or water bill. No cattle trailers or enclosed trailers allowed. The county is there to assist people i


Three dozen arrested in Central Texas gang crackdown

KILLEEN, Texas (KWTX) Three dozen violent offenders and fugitives were arrested during a large-scale three-day gang crackdown in Killeen and Bell County, police said Friday evening.


Union Pacific 'pauses' construction of new $550 million Texas rail yard

Union Pacific is "pausing" construction of its new $550 million rail yard in Texas. The Omaha, Neb.-based company said it will shift the money it committed this year to the Brazos project to instead make improvements to its 760-mile line running from El Paso to Los Angeles.


Texas swimmer sues vitamin maker: 'I want them to know the damage they've done'

AUSTIN (Nexstar) — Madisyn Cox has always been competitive. She's testing that spirit in a new way. Cox, 23, is suing Dallas-based Cooper Clinic, claiming it "produced, distributed, and sold" a multivitamin that turned out to be tainted with Trimetazidine. The drug is known to aid in improving the c


Texas cops find 275 pounds of pot next to baby in car seat, women arrested: report

Texas Border Patrol officials said they discovered a baby in a car seat next to 275 pounds of marijuana after they pulled a vehicle over last Friday, a report said. Ashley Renee Resendiz, 22, and Carla Michelle Resendiz, 47, both of Texas, were arrested for possession of marijuana with intent to dis


Police release last known footage of missing DFW mom as search continues

Mesquite police released the last known footage of a missing 26-year-old woman who has been missing since Wednesday night. Surveillance footage of Prisma Denisse Peralta Reyes shows the woman in the last place she was seen that police are aware of, near where her jeep was parked. The 2017 Jeep Wrang


Woman Sues Texas Water Park For $1M After Son Dies From Brain-Eating Amoeba

WACO (CBSDFW.COM) – The mother of a surfer who died from a “brain-eating amoeba” after visiting a surf park in Texas has filed a $1 million wrongful death lawsuit. New Jersey native Fabrizio Stabile died in September 2018. The man’s mother, Rita Stabile, claims BSR Surf Resort, owners of Parsons Bar


Central Texas boy injured in crane-SUV crash now breathing on his own

TEMPLE, Texas (KWTX) Fourteen-month-old Kyngston Churchill, who was injured in a crane-SUV crash in April in Harker Heights, is now breathing on his own at a Temple hospital, his mother said Friday.


Charges to remain against Texas driver who dodged paying over $5G in tolls with ‘license plate flipper’: cops

A Houston motorist was not quite free to drive off into the sunset on Thursday after a judge found “no probable cause” for the man’s arrest for allegedly using an illegal “license plate flipper” to avoid paying nearly $5,500 in tolls, authorities said.


Mesquite police officer accidentally fires gun inside high school

MESQUITE, Texas — A Mesquite police officer accidentally fired his handgun in Horn High School on Thursday afternoon, officials said. Just before 2 p.m., the officer intended to inspect his department-issued handgun and accidentally discharged it in the School Resource Officer’s office at the school


Forney High School graduate named Airman of the Month for 317th Maintenance Squadron

FORNEY, Texas — Blake LiVigni, a 2017 Forney High School graduate, has been named Airman of the Month for the United States Air Force's 317th Maintenance Squadron. LiVigni joined the Air Force after graduating high school and is now stationed at Dyess Air Force Base in Abilene, Texas, where he serve


4 Sentenced For Using Helicopter For $12,000 Hunt In Texas; ‘Would Make Sportsmen And Outdoor Enthusiasts Furious’

LAREDO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Four men have been sentenced to one year of probation and fined for a $12,000 sporting hunt in South Texas where a helicopter was used to kill exotic animals.