Tornado Leaves Residents In Midlothian Cleaning Up From Storm Damage
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1y ago
ELLIS COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The clean up continues after severe storms and tornadoes moved through North Texas Monday. One tornado was in Ellis County, it left some damage behind in the small town of Midlothian. Along the 800 block of North Ward Road it’s visible where the majority of the damage was done. Heavy farm equipment and a trailer were flipped over, showing just how strong the storm was. Debris scattered all over the place, including through different people’s from yards. A house of the corner of North Ward Road also left part of the front door missing. The Ellis County Office ..read more
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North Texas Teacher Resigns After Science Experiment Sends Student To ER With Burns
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1y ago
GRANBURY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A teacher is out of a job and a student has serious burns after an in-class science experiment goes awry in North Texas. The incident happened at Granbury Middle School, about 50 miles southwest of Fort Worth. When asked by a CBS 11 News crew, many parents said they were unaware their kids would literally be playing with fire. As it stands, parents are taking sides online. Some are defending the teacher, who the district says has resigned, others call the experiment — that involved starting a fire on students hands — inexcusable. Photos posted online show the bli ..read more
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Radek Faksa’s Shorthanded Goal Lifts Stars Over Islanders
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1y ago
DALLAS (CBDFW.COM/AP) — Radek Faksa’s short-handed goal midway through the second period gave the Dallas Stars a 3-2 win over the New York Islanders on Tuesday night. Marian Studenic and Tyler Seguin also scored for the Stars, who moved into the Western Conference’s second wild-card spot. Dallas is now a point ahead of Vegas and one point behind Nashville. Jake Oettinger made 19 saves, including back-to-back stops on Adam Pelech and Mathew Barzal in the closing minutes. “One (of the three teams) is going to have a hell of a year and miss it,” Dallas coach Rick Bowness said of the West playoff ..read more
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Former Trump Officials Urging Texas Governor Abbott To Declare Border ‘Invasion’
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1y ago
SAN ANTONIO (CBSDFW.COM/AP) — Some former Trump administration officials are pressing Texas Gov. Greg Abbott to declare an “invasion” along the U.S-Mexico border and give thousands of state troopers and National Guard members sweeping new authority to turn back migrants, essentially bestowing enforcement powers that have been a federal responsibility. The urging comes as the Republican governor prepares to announce April 6 “unprecedented actions” to deter migrants coming to Texas after the Biden administration announced last week it will end a public health law that has limited asylum to preve ..read more
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Dallas water utility workers find body in vacant field
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1y ago
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – City of Dallas Water Utility workers found a body in a vacant field on April 5. Officers responded to 2630 52nd Street where they saw the body of an adult Black male and determined homicidal violence was the cause of his death. The Dallas County Medical Examiner’s office will use forensic techniques to determine the victim’s identity. The motive and circumstances surrounding this incident are under investigation. Dallas Police Homicide Unit is asking that anyone with information regarding this offense contact Detective Chad Murphy at (214) 283-4934 or chad.murphy@dallasci ..read more
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Denton mother of slain 7-year-old, arrested, admitted trying to hide abuse
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1y ago
DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Denton Police Department made a second arrest on April 5 in connection to the death of 7-year-old Phoenix Ho that happened on April 1. Sabrina Ho (credit: Denton Police Department) The second grader was found unconscious in the 1600 block of E. Mckinney Street. A neighbor who called 911 told authorities he was having a medical emergency. Medics arrived and took Phoenix to a local hospital where they notified officers that the child had suspicious and extensive injuries. He was pronounced deceased at the hospital. As part of their investigation, detectives int ..read more
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Firefighters save man’s home from encroaching flames as Johnson County pallet yard fire burns
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1y ago
JOHNSON COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A fire, fueled by thousands of pounds of wood burned in Johnson County after storms passed through North Texas Monday night. It started around 10:30 p.m. on April 4 as thunderstorms blew through the area. Alvarado Fire Department Capt. Brad Hargrove told CBS 11 News that preliminary investigations showed severe weather may have sparked the fire in the 2400 block of Luisa Lane in Venus and set yards and yards of wood ablaze. “Once we arrived at the scene we found a full pallet yard on fire. We’re suspecting it started by a lightning strike,” he said. But it wa ..read more
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Plano tutor Jerry Tsai arrested, charged 3 counts indecency with a child
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1y ago
PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The Plano Police Department is seeking other potential victims of a tutor who was arrested in March on three counts of indecency with a child. Jerry Tsai, 68 (credit: Plano Police Department) Jerry Tsai, 68, was arrested after an alleged victim made an outcry to her mother. While conducting an investigation into her allegations, the Sex Crimes Unit interviewed two additional juvenile students who made outcries of abuse against Tsai, police said. A warrant was obtained for Tsai’s arrest shortly after. Anyone with information regarding Tsai or a similar incident is ..read more
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$600K+ in cocaine, meth seized at Texas-Mexico border 
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by CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
1y ago
EAGLE PASS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – U.S. Customs and Border Protection Office of Field Operations officers seized hard narcotics valued at more than $600K in a single enforcement action at the Eagle Pass, Texas Import Lot. Packages containing 25 pounds of cocaine seized by CBP officers at Eagle Pass Port of Entry. (credit: U.S. Customs & Border Protection) “Securing the cargo environment is a critical mission for CBP and this significant seizure underscores the need for our officers to stay ever-vigilant and aware of the narcotics threat while facilitating lawful commerce,” said Acting ..read more
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Dallas Mayor wants city leaders to look closer into deadly, ‘deeply upsetting,’ weekend shooting
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by CBS Dallas / Fort Worth
1y ago
DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson vowed Tuesday that the person responsible for this past weekend’s deadly shooting in rural southeast Oak Cliff will be caught and brought to justice. “Situations like this past weekend are deeply upsetting to me.” One person was killed and 16 others were hurt when shots rang out around 11:30 p.m. Saturday at the Epic Easter Bike Out and Field Party. Mayor Johnson said he believes the City Council’s Public Safety Committee should take a closer look into the permitting of the event. Police Chief Eddie Garcia said Monday event organizers needed ..read more
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