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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.


Waxahachie reverend works to improve Eastside community with faith, determination

Reverend Myron Goins said God tells us to ask, and we shall receive. So, he asked the city to help him restore Waxahachie Eastside, and he has received their cooperation. Goins is the head reverend for Jim Street Christian Church in East Waxahachie. Although he only recently moved to Waxahachie a fe


For the second time, U.S. Supreme Court reverses death sentence decision for Texas inmate Bobby Moore

The U.S. Supreme Court again struck down a Texas Court of Criminal Appeals decision that declared a death row inmate did not have an intellectual disability. The high court ruled on Tuesday that Bobby Moore has shown he is intellectually disabled and, for the second time in the case, knocked down an


Winter Weather Advisory For Parts Of North Texas; Sleet Possible In Some Parts

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The National Weather Service says a storm system could produce snow and ice in Texas and Oklahoma. A Winter Weather Advisory has been issued for most of Tuesday through Wednesday morning for parts of western Texas, much of Oklahoma and into northwestern Arkansas.


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


White Rhino Coffee + Kitchen chef began culinary career in drug recovery program

Casey Mooney checked himself into rehab to escape a four-year drug habit one decade ago. Not only did the experience bring him sobriety and closer to God, but also equipped him with the knowledge and skills to work as a professional chef.


Police: Texas man suspected of killing ex-girlfriend takes his own life

SAN MARCOS, Texas (AP) Police say a man who witnesses said fatally shot his ex-girlfriend in the head in Central Texas was later found in his vehicle with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.


Waxahachie veteran raises over $4,000 for Afghan family

When Sher “Mark” Airy moved to the United States from Afghanistan this past month, he did not have much to his name. Him, his wife and three children moved into a small apartment in Fort Worth with no belongings, no food, and only a few mattresses to put on the floor to sleep on.


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,


Inside the shop that sells items confiscated at Texas airports

SAN ANTONIO — It is a treasure chest you've probably never heard of in Texas. Valuables lost at the airport or taken by TSA all go to one place. Kristy Fierro is with the State Surplus Property Storefront in Austin. You can find many items there, like jewelry and knives, just to name a few.


Ellis County Art Association members paint Waxahachie-based feature films on Hachie Heart

The magic of Hollywood has been captured in over 30 motion pictures filmed in Waxahachie since 1967. Artists with the Ellis County Art Association embodied the culture of entertainment with the illustrations four popular movies through the public art project, Hachie Heart. The four films, “Bonnie an


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.


Two Texas high school students die in freak accident

CLARKSVILLE, Texas (KXII) The Rivercrest ISD in Red River County confirms that two students died in a car crash Friday. It happened just before 3:30 Friday afternoon on State Highway 37, five miles south of Clarksville.


Seafood chain that closed both its Fort Worth locations has plans to return to Fort Worth

Last week, we reported about The Catch, an East Texas-based seafood chain, closing its far north Fort Worth location, only four months after it closed its only other Fort Worth location, on Camp Bowie Boulevard.


23-year-old killed in rollover accident Saturday on Highway 77 in Italy

A rollover accident on U.S. Highway 77 took the life of a 23-year-old early Saturday in Italy. Italy Police responded to the accident on Highway 77 just south of Morgan Road at around 12:15 a.m. Saturday. According to an Italy Police press release, first responders discovered the vehicle drove off o


Police arrest husband of Central Texas shooting victim

WACO, Texas (KWTX) Police Tuesday arrested the husband of a Waco woman who was found dead in her home on Feb. 3 of multiple gunshot wounds. Quest Jones, 28, of Waco, is charged in the shooting death of Sherrell Carter, 26.


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:


North Texas Law Enforcement Face Challenges In Catching Credit Card Skimmers

NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – With new technology comes new challenges. Monday night the CBS 11 I-Team showed how gas pumps skimmers are on the rise as the technology becomes more advanced.


Detained Mexican migrant dies in Texas hospital

MCALLEN, Texas — A Mexican man detained by Border Patrol for illegal re-entry died Monday at a hospital in Texas. The 45-year-old man, who was not immediately identified, was initially apprehended Feb. 2 by police in the Texas border community of Roma and requested medical attention, U.S. Customs an


Children of Missing Grand Prairie Couple Reunited with Family Members

DALLAS (WBAP/KLIF) – The children of a Grand Prairie couple reported missing earlier this month are reunited with family members after being placed in foster care for close to ten days.