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Police Identify Woman Who Tried To Ram North Richland Hills Officer With Car
HURST (CBSDFW.COM) – A 29-year-old woman is behind bars after she tried to ram into a police car in Hurst during a police chase. A North Richland Hills officer shot even shot at the woman, Trisha Boner, but missed.
Woman leads Tarrant County deputy on chase, crashes into Hurst store before arrest, police say
A North Richland Hills officer fired their weapon while trying to apprehend a woman who crashed into a store in Hurst on Wednesday during a chase, police say. About 3:30 p.m., a Tarrant County deputy attempted to stop the woman's vehicle for traffic-related offenses. A short chase ensued during whic
Texas couple filmed sex abuse of babies as young as 8 months old: Prosecutors
DALLAS, Texas -- A Texas couple were sentenced Wednesday to 60 years each in prison for filming themselves sexually abusing kids, a case that prosecutors say involved more than two dozen young victims including babies.
Police: Texas man fatally shot his children, sister-in-law
FORT WORTH, Texas – The man whom officials say shot and killed his young children and his sister-in-law before shooting himself had just taken a job with Child Protective Services and was in training to be a CPS investigator.
Southlake couple gets 7 years for keeping woman as slave
DALLAS - A Southlake couple received seven years in prison each for keeping a West African woman as their slave for 16 years. Mohamed and Denise Toure were convicted of forced labor, conspiracy to commit alien harboring and alien harboring in January.
Do Texans have a right to know if a house is ‘haunted’ before buying? Curious Texas investigates
Elvira Perry said she’s been witness to odd noises and strange sights inside her Denton home that can only be attributed to the paranormal. Perry and her husband moved into their home three years ago, and she said they were not told prior to buying the house that it could possibly be haunted. But no
PHOTO: Signs of progress
Gray skies didn’t stop contractors working on the new Chick-fil-A at U.S. 82 and I-35 on Wednesday, April 24. Charlie Brown, superintendent of Southlake-based Landmark General Contractors, said crews are working on installing signs this week. Next week, equipment installation and landscaping work ar
Woman, 2 children die in North Texas flash flood
DALLAS (AP) - A woman and her two young children died Wednesday when the family car was caught in rushing flash flood waters in the West Texas rolling plains. The incident happened about 6 a.m. Wednesday at what's usually a small creek just outside Dublin, Texas, about 75 miles (120 kilometers) sout
Texas woman who suffered third-degree burns after falling on curling iron opens up about harrowing injury
WARNING: Article contains graphic photos. A mom in Texas says she isn’t about to let a tragic injury keep her from feeling beautiful inside and out. Brittney Sullivan, of Cleburne, was getting ready for work on Jan. 17, 2018 when she suffered an epileptic seizure and fell unconscious into her curlin
Infected Organ Saves Life of Tarrant County Woman
Doctors say using hepatitis C positive organ donors is another way to increase the number of organs available for transplant. In the wake of the opioid crisis, more donated organs are infected with the hepatitis C virus, and many are declined as a result. But a Tarrant County woman says she's proof
15 Suspected Online Child Predators Busted In North Texas Operation
McKINNEY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Fifteen men have been arrested in an online child predator sting led by the Collin County Sheriff’s Department and Texas DPS. The Collin County Sheriff’s Department said Thursday, investigators from 14 different federal, state and local law enforcement agencies partici
Watauga woman killed 5 days after getting protective order against suspect
A woman who received an emergency protective order prohibiting a man from approaching her house was found dead by SWAT officers who searched that home on Monday. Emily Law, 49, the woman who had been issued the order, had been allegedly choked by the Fort Worth man on April 17, five days before she
Texas girl dies at hospital days after being beaten by classmates: report
A 13-year-old Texas girl died Wednesday after falling into a coma following a violent altercation with two teen girls outside her middle school last week in which one girl kicked her in the head.
Chick-fil-A makes Sunday delivery for Texas boy in hospital
TEMPLE, Texas (KTRK) -- Chick-fil-A is famed for its tender fried chicken, refreshing lemonade and the fact that it's opened all days of the week except Sundays. When Danny Agee, who was awaiting surgery for a brain tumor, expressed from his hospital bed his desire for Chick-fil-A nuggets, a restaur
Texan Who Orchestrated Dragging Death Of Black Man 21 Years Ago Is Executed
HUNTSVILLE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – An avowed racist who orchestrated one of the most gruesome hate crimes in U.S. history was executed Wednesday night in Huntsville for the dragging death of a black man.
Texas Mayor Arrested, Charged With Trying To Rig Own Election
Texas Mayor Arrested, Charged With Trying To Rig Own Election. A Texas mayor has been arrested on charges of trying to rig his own 2017 election victory, prosecutors say. Matt Yurus reports.
Possible tornado rips apart homes and businesses in east Texas town
SAN AUGUSTINE COUNTY, Texas (KTRK) -- A reported tornado touched down in San Augustine County Wednesday night, destroying homes and businesses, the sheriff's office said. San Augustine County is just east of Lufkin.
Fort Worth's Cook Children's Health plans new Prosper pediatric hospital
The town of Prosper now has two health care firms planning to build children's hospitals along U.S. Highway 380. Dallas-based Children's Heath announced Thursday morning that it bought 72 acres at the Dallas North Tollway and U.S. 380 to develop a medical campus with a hosptial.
Heavy Rain Blamed for Dozens of Sewer Overflows in Dallas, Fort Worth and Irving
Heavy rainfall is being blamed for dozens of sanitary sewer overflows in Dallas, Fort Worth and Irving Wednesday and Thursday. Officials said none of the overflows of diluted wastewater are impacting the drinking water but that the public should avoid contact with the overflows, waste material or so
Fort Worth family found dead in their home were shot by father, police say
The family of four that were found dead in their home yesterday all died from gunshot wounds, according to police. According to the Star-Telegram, Ronald Parra shot and killed his two children and sister-in-law, Melinda Mercado, before killing himself.