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McKinney Fire Department employee fired after arrest on child sex abuse charge

Updated at 11:40 a.m. Feb. 19: Revised to reflect that Chad Watson has been fired. A McKinney Fire Department employee has been fired, two days after his arrest on a child sex abuse charge.


Elderly couple dies as fire destroys Collin County home

An elderly couple were killed in a fire that raced through their Collin County home Tuesday morning. Delvin Harrison Sergent, 86, and Betty Lou Sergent, 88 — both longtime residents of Farmersville — were found inside their home in the 500 block of Maple Street after the fire broke out around 4 a.m.


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


Two dead in Collin Co. house fire

FARMERSVILLE, Tex. (KXII) - An elderly couple is dead after a house fire in Collin County Tuesday morning. The fire broke out in Farmersville around 4 a.m. When emergency crews responded they found the home completely engulfed in flames, the two 80-year-olds inside.


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


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.


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.


First-Responders Arrive To Find Farmersville House Engulfed In Flames

COLLIN COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A husband and wife are dead after a house fire in far east Collin County. The fire broke out just after 3:00 a.m. Neighbors say the couple’s adult daughter and her son live next door to the property and ran over to try and rescue the pair but the flames were too intense.


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


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,


Woman confronts couple taking baby pics in photogenic TX neighborhood, video shows

Two parents in a scenic Houston neighborhood pulled out their cellphones Saturday, as a woman got out of her car and approached with a small dog. What happened next is just the latest example of what has become a recurring debate over public and private property in some of the city’s most photogenic


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.


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


Thieves Target Scuba Stores in Frisco, Plano

Tens of thousands of dollars worth of scuba gear was stolen from two small businesses in Collin County. The burglaries happened at Scuba Frisco and Adventure Scuba in Plano. In the Scuba Frisco break-in, two men were seen on surveillance video rushing into the store with white trash bags. They begin


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 dad spins gun with finger at daughter’s birthday, accidentally shoots self in stomach

A Texas father shot accidentally shot himself in the stomach Saturday during his daughter’s 16th birthday and was rushed to the hospital, reports said. The Houston man’s condition is unknown, but the shooting occurred while he was spinning the gun with his finger, Click2Houston.com reported.


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.


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.


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.