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Kaufman man sentenced to prison for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill millions of people
KAUFMAN, Texas — 24-year-old Brandon Montoya of Kaufman, Texas, was sentenced to 63 months in federal prison for trafficking enough fentanyl to kill millions of people, prosecutors announced yesterday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
Former Kaufman County baseball coach, fire chief gets life in prison for molesting player
A former volunteer fire chief and youth baseball coach will spend the rest of his life behind bars for sexually abusing a young boy he coached, a Kaufman County court decided Wednesday.
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.
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.
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
Husband in custody after wife is killed in Kaufman County
A Kaufman County woman was found dead Tuesday morning, and her husband was taken into custody. Deputies from the Kaufman County Sheriff's Office were called to a home in the 7100 block of FM2727, about seven miles northeast of Kaufman, around 1:20 a.m. to respond to report of a deceased person.
Spring’s approaching and snakes are on the move in Central Texas
(KWTX) Spring is approaching in Central Texas, snakes are on the move and Texas A&M Associate Professor of Veterinary Medicine Dr. Jill Heatley says that’s bad news for people and pets.
Kaufman County Sheriff's Office investigating overnight murder
KAUFMAN COUNTY, Texas — The Kaufman County Sheriff's Office is investigating an overnight murder in the Abner area of eastern Kaufman County. At approximately 1:22 a.m., police were called to a home in the 7100 block of Farm-to-Market (FM) 2727 in regard to a shooting.
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
Texas Teen Warns of the Dangers of Trying to Get the Perfect Selfie After He Fell Off a Bridge
A Texas teen is speaking out after a selfie almost ended his life. On November 12, Triston Bailey was driving home from a Dallas Stars ice hockey game with his friends when the group decided to quickly pull over and snap a selfie off of the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas, according to Fox 4 New
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.
Why did Texans start drinking hot Dr Pepper with lemon? Curious Texas investigates a southern tradition
When the icy 30-degree temperatures hit North Texas, residents immediately think of where to grab a warm beverage. Some opt for coffee. Others may instead go for some tea or hot chocolate.
North Texas Officer Escapes Serious Injury After Speeding Car Hits Culvert, Goes Airborne
WILMER, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A Wilmer Police officer came within only a few seconds of being seriously injured or killed early Wednesday morning. An out-of-control car went airborne off a freeway and came within inches of slamming into the officer’s patrol car which captured the extremely close call
Former Big Country band director arrested for online solicitation of a minor
MESQUITE, Texas — A former Big Country band director has been arrested for online solicitation of a minor. James Earl Cude, 54, was arrested on February 6 and posted $15,000 bail the following morning.
Migrant families still being separated at the border, report from Texas group says
Migrant families are still being separated by the Trump administration, sometimes over "uncorroborated allegations" of crimes, according to a report published Thursday by a Texas civil rights group.