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Missing Addison college student's body found in East Texas lake

Officials searching for an Addison college student who went missing three weeks ago found her body and car submerged in an East Texas lake last week. Brenda Lizbeth Montanez Perez, 25, was last seen Jan. 27. She left a Plano barbecue early that morning and drove to her boyfriend's home in Log Cabin,


Basketball playoffs: State No. 1 Duncanville boys survive Waxahachie's upset bid; defending state champ Allen advances

By Greg Riddle , Staff Writer Contact Greg Riddle on Twitter: @DMNGregRiddle. The state's No. 1 team is advancing. But not before getting a huge scare in the first round of the Class 6A boys basketball playoffs.


Dallas foster child placing agency terminated after infant dies in Forney foster home

The state has terminated the Dallas agency that placed a 5-month-old girl with a Forney foster mother who was charged after the infant died in December, citing concerns about the agency's supervision standards.


North Texas Teen Suffers Burns In Mobile Home Fire; Firefighter With Flu Sent To Hospital, Too

NEWARK, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A 16-year-old girl was rushed to the hospital with burns to her lower legs after a mobile home fire Monday in Newark, Texas around 4:00 p.m. Monday.


Ramps From Interstate 30 to Texas 360 Closed Due to Jackknifed Big-Rigs

The eastbound and westbound ramps from Interstate 30 to Texas 360 in Arlington are closed due to two jackknifed tractor-trailers, police say. "Commercial Vehicle Enforcement inspectors are on scene investigating what happened and trying to get the ramps back open," police said in a tweet at about 1:


I-Team Finds Hundreds Of Unsolved Skimmer Cases Across North Texas

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – It’s the risk you take whenever you fill up your tank. Skimmers, hidden in gas pumps, can steal your bank information in seconds. “Those crooks are smart,” said Frank Perry, a victim of fraud. Within days of swiping his card at a Valero in Arlington, mysterious charges app


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.


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


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.


'Fetal heartbeat' bill gains early support in Texas legislature

AUSTIN (KXAN) — So far from the Texas Capitol you've mostly heard about property taxes and school finance, but that could soon change. An abortion measure is quickly gained support among Republicans.


The National Endowment for the Humanities comes to North Texas bearing gifts — to preserve history

Jon Parrish Peede, chairman of the National Endowment for the Humanities, is, you might say, concerned — but hopeful. "In this age of media consolidation and the closing of regional newspapers, it's even more vital to have a National Endowment for the Humanities," Peede said Friday before heading to


Pedestrian Hit, Killed By Motor Vehicle In Rowlett

ROWLETT (CBSDFW.COM) – A pedestrian was killed after a motor vehicle ran into him Friday morning in Rowlett, police say. Rowlett officers arrived at the bridge on Dalrock Road over Interstate 30 around 2:50 a.m., where they found a man dead at the scene.


Man dies in two-story house fire in Plano

A man has died after a fire damaged his home Monday night in Plano. The fire broke out somewhere in the back of the two-story home around 10 p.m. in the 3900 block of Gettysburg Court, fire officials said.


National Border Patrol Museum in Texas vandalized by dozens of protesters, director says

El Paso, Texas, has become a battleground yet again — on Saturday about 50 protesters “donning masks to conceal their identity” led a very confrontational demonstration at the National Border Patrol Museum, its director told Fox News.


After Being Adopted at Birth, Daughter Reunites With Dad 36 Years Later

A Mesquite woman was adopted at birth into the Love family. Years passed, but curiosity about her birth parents never left. Stacy Love was recently reunited with her father 36 years after her adoption and she grew up 50 miles away from her dad, David Epperson, without knowing it.


Search Resumes For Missing Northeast Texas Woman

Dogs trained to detect human remains have resumed searches near the former home of a woman missing since 1991, a law enforcement official said Monday. Saturday marked the third day of searches that began in mid-January for Carey Mae Parker, a young woman who lived in southern Hunt County.


Commissioners table Devonshire community security contract

KAUFMAN, Texas — Kaufman County commissioners voted 4-1 during their February 13 meeting to again table a contract that would allow Precinct 2 Constable Jason Johnson and his office to enter into a private security agreement with the Devonshire community.


Panther PRIDE Robotics Roars into State Competition

(ROCKWALL, TX – Feb. 19, 2019) The Panther PRIDE Robotics competition team from Dorothy Smith Pullen Elementary School recently competed in the VEX IQ Challenge held in Greenville, Texas emerging victorious.


Two North Texas farmers launch ambitious new food hub to help connect with local chefs

Getting locally grown food can often be a pain for chefs. They place orders with several farmers, then must send individual invoices and receive multiple deliveries at the kitchen door.


1 Dead After Fire Rips Through Plano Home

One person is dead following a fire inside a home in Plano Monday night, authorities say. Firefighters were called shortly after 10:20 p.m. to a home along the 3900 block of Gettysburg Circle.