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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.
2 Texans caught with enough fentanyl 'to kill every person in the state of Louisiana' get 5 years in prison
Two Texas men have been sentenced to more than five years each in federal prison for transporting a massive amount of fentanyl in the U.S., apparently at the behest of Mexican drug traffickers.
Student struck by vehicle, police investigating
TERRELL, Texas — Terrell Police Department say they are investigating an accident that left a student injured after she was struck by a car on Moore Avenue yesterday evening.
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
Texas teen taking selfie tumbles from bridge
DALLAS, Texas (KWTX) A Texas teenager who fell 50-feet while trying to take a selfie from a towering bridge is lucky to be alive. Triston Bailey, 18, has spent the last four months recovering from injuries he suffered in a fall from the Margaret McDermott Bridge in Dallas.
1 dead, 2 injured in shooting outside Dallas shopping center
Dallas police are investigating a triple shooting outside a shopping center Wednesday afternoon that resulted in the death of one person. Police say the shooting happened in the 11700 block of Ferguson Rd., just before 2:40 p.m.
Terrell ends season with win over Kaufman, loss to North Forney
The Terrell High School varsity boys basketball season came to a close with North Forney beating Terrell 80-41 on Tuesday night at North Forney High School. Terrell won its last home game on Friday, Feb. 8 against Kaufman 54-47.
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.
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.
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
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
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.
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.
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.