• Fort Worth ISD reminds parents they must apply for free school meals this year

    Fort Worth ISD reminds parents they must apply for free school meals this year
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - For the past two years every student who went to a public school in North Texas ate for free, but that's no longer the case. The Federal Government failed to renew the program in its entirety this summer and going back to pre-COVID guidelines. The Chief of District Operations at Fort Worth ISD, Joseph Coburn explains the district will revert back to the way it handled food pre-COVID. Lunches are $2 for elementary and $2.75 for secondary students, the redu
  • Yaser Said found guilty of capital murder in deaths of his two daughters

    Yaser Said found guilty of capital murder in deaths of his two daughters
    DALLAS, TEXAS (CBSDFW.com) - Yaser Said, 65, was found guilty of capital murder in the slayings of his two daughters Sarah, 17, and Amina, 18. A Dallas County jury reached the verdict after around three hours of deliberation Tuesday.On Monday, Said took the stand in his own defense and denied killing the teens, who were both students at Lewisville High School. "Definitely not, I did not kill my daughters," said Said, whose testimony in Arabic was translated to English.Said testified th
  • Dallas salon shooting suspect indicted by grand jury

    Dallas salon shooting suspect indicted by grand jury
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - A grand jury has returned seven indictments of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for Jeremy Smith, in connection to a hair salon shooting in May. Smith, 37, allegedly fired a gun inside Hair World Salon in Dallas on May 11. There were 13 shots fired at the salon that day. Three witnesses said they were hit by the gunfire and four said they were threatened as a result of the gunfire.He is alleged to have intentionally chosen the salon because of bias or prejudice
  • Live: Verdict reached in Yaser Said trial

    Live: Verdict reached in Yaser Said trial
    DALLAS, TEXAS (CBSDFW.com) - A verdict has been reached in the trial of Yaser Said. The 65-year-old is accused of killing his two teenage daughters in 2008.Dallas County Judge Chika Anyiam is set to read the jury's verdict Tuesday afternoon. Watch the full verdict reading at the top of this page. Egyptian-born Yaser Abdel Said was arrested after 12 years on the run in August 2022, in Justin, 36 miles northwest of Dallas. Said's brother Yassein and his son Islam were arrested in Euless.
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  • Your Tuesday Afternoon Headlines, August 9th, 2022

    Your Tuesday Afternoon Headlines, August 9th, 2022
    New details in White Settlement crash that killed an 18-year-old, FBI performs search warrant on Mar-A-Lago club, Most violent crime rates in Dallas trending down, but the number of murders is increasing, Uvalde school security improvements from donations, City of McKinney holding incident trainings this week, 'Ask Andy' on social media and get the answers tonight
  • 1 dead, another woman injured in East Texas head-on collision

    1 dead, another woman injured in East Texas head-on collision
    CORSICANA (CBSDFW.COM) - A head-on collision on Aug. 8 left one woman dead and another injured 1.5 miles south of Chandler in Henderson County. Texas Department of Public Safety Troopers found Tammy Hamilton, 56, of Chandler dead at the scene. Investigators said while traveling north on FM315, her Toyota Camry crossed over into the southbound lane. It struck Tausha Redic's Kia. The 53-year-old was injured and taken to UT Health East Texas.Police haven't said why Hamilton crossed into t
  • Houston nurse Nicole Linton charged with murder, gross vehicular manslaughter in Windsor Hills crash that killed 6

    Houston nurse Nicole Linton charged with murder, gross vehicular manslaughter in Windsor Hills crash that killed 6
    A nurse from Houston was charged Monday with six counts of murder and five counts of gross vehicular manslaughter for the fiery crash that killed six people, including an infant and a pregnant woman.Nicole Lorraine Linton, 37, was behind the wheel of a Mercedes-Benz that barreled through a red light at Slauson and La Brea avenues last Thursday and slammed into several other vehicles in the Windsor Hills area, according to the CHP. The six people killed included all the members of one family &mda
  • Your Tuesday Morning Headlines, August 9th, 2022

    Your Tuesday Morning Headlines, August 9th, 2022
    Mesquite ISD starts the school year today, Uvalde school security improvements from donations, Tonight at 6pm: Innovations in school security, The CDC is easing COVID guidance for schools,Send your back to school photos, The 'Ice Cream Project' in the UK tests out unusual flavors, Cowboys training camp coming to a close with open practices
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  • Local farmers feel impact of drought on business

    Local farmers feel impact of drought on business
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) - The last time Fisher Farm & Ranch saw measurable rainfall was about a month ago. Owner David Fisher said it's taking a toll on his farm. "[There's] burned-out cauliflower," he said. "[There's] burned-out cabbage. On the other side of it is burned-out broccoli. We planted that back in early April actually and it would have done good. It would have been fine, but the heat hit too quick." They weren't able to recover, resulting in a significant financial los
  • Yaser Said claims he did not kill his 2 teenage daughters

    Yaser Said claims he did not kill his 2 teenage daughters
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - There has been a dramatic turn in the murder trial of an Irving father who was on the FBI's 10 most wanted list.Yaser Said denied killing his two teenage daughters while he was on the witness stand earlier on Monday.Physical evidence, years on the run, and a dying victim's incriminating final words - Said had a lot to answer for when he made the surprising decision to take the stand in his own defense. A jury will decide as early as Tuesday whether they believe, a
  • North Texas school districts still searching for teachers as students return

    North Texas school districts still searching for teachers as students return
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Summer break is nearly over, and school districts across Texas are still scrambling to hire teachers."I had no idea what to expect," said Frank Pittenger, who stopped by a Dallas ISD job fair.It's been decades since he worked as a teacher, but with his ESL certification, he got an offer on the spot."I'm gonna get hired, after about an hour," said Pittenger.Across the state, there have been dire warnings of a teacher shortage."I know schools are struggling with this try
  • Arlington ISD implements new alert system to send updates during an emergency

    Arlington ISD implements new alert system to send updates during an emergency
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Safety and security has been at the top of many people's minds as Arlington Independent School District students prepare to start class next week. The district has announced the launch of a new alert system to send updates to everyone during and after an emergency. "The first things a parent wants to know is what's going on at my school and that's an appropriate response, everyone would want to know," said Arlington ISD Superintendent, Dr. Marcelo C
  • Driver accused of killing White Settlement teen, injuring father had 2 DUI convictions

    Driver accused of killing White Settlement teen, injuring father had 2 DUI convictions
    WHITE SETTLEMENT (CBSDFW.COM) - Two Tarrant County high schools were hit with a tragedy just days before students returned to school. And the person police said is responsible, Donald Gruber, 63, was a repeat DUI offender. His pickup truck crashed into a home in White Settlement, killing senior student Katey June Kirkland, 18, and injuring her parents who are both teachers.Katey was a student and her mother teaches at Saginaw High School. Her father teaches at Boswell High School.Public records
  • As catalytic converter thefts are on the rise, one victim fights back

    As catalytic converter thefts are on the rise, one victim fights back
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Catalytic converter thefts are still rising in North Texas, as thieves target the metals inside. But one repeat victim decided to fight back - literally."I just lost it. All the past years of frustration," said Clay Hayner. His van had been targeted for its catalytic converter three times over the past year. "For some reason, this is like a prime target for them," he said.He was determined there wouldn't be a fourth. So he installed cameras and set up deterre
  • Father arrested for leaving 5 kids in car without air conditioning

    Father arrested for leaving 5 kids in car without air conditioning
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) - A Fort Worth father was arrested for allegedly leaving his five children in a parked car with the engine running, but without air conditioning on Aug. 7. Officers said they found Jose Leal, 29, at 8 p.m. in the yard of a home at 3500 block of Littlejohn Ave. They also found the five children, ages 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 in the car nearby. Several children were either sleeping or passed out when officers pulled them from the car. They immediately placed them inside
  • Your Monday Afternoon Headlines, August 8th, 2022

    Your Monday Afternoon Headlines, August 8th, 2022
    School starting for many students in Dallas Fort Worth in the coming weeks, Diocese of Dallas welcomes students back this week, Uvalde special school board safety meeting being held today, Share your back-to-school pictures with us!, White Settlement schools to provide support to students after teen killed in a car crash last night, DFW Restaurant Week kicks off today, Choco Taco may make a comeback
  • Father arrested for leaving 5 kids in hot car with engine running

    Father arrested for leaving 5 kids in hot car with engine running
    FORT WORTH (CBSFW.COM) - A Fort Worth father was arrested for allegedly leaving his five children in a parked car with the engine running on Aug. 7. Officers said they found Jose Leal, 29, at 8 p.m. in the yard of a home at 3500 block of Littlejohn Ave. They also found the five children, ages 1, 2, 4, 5, and 6 in the car nearby. Several children were either sleeping or passed out when officers pulled them from the car. They immediately placed them inside air conditioned squad cars.&nb
  • Should North Texas mosques increase security amid recent Albuquerque murders of Muslim men?

    Should North Texas mosques increase security amid recent Albuquerque murders of Muslim men?
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) - Albuquerque, New Mexico, police are asking the public with help finding a car suspected of being connected to the murders of several Muslim men who were ambushed and shot in separate incidents. At a press conference on Sunday, Albuquerque police asked anyone with information regarding a dark colored, four door Volkswagen, possibly a Jetta or a Passat, with tinted windows with possible damage to contact police "as soon as possible." Mayor Tim Keller said polic
  • Burleson community rallies together for 10-year-old girl's birthday

    Burleson community rallies together for 10-year-old girl's birthday
    BURLESON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — She may have a table full of cards and gifts, but 10-year-old Mia's heart is full of gratitude."I just appreciate everybody for coming," she said.Her birthday didn't start out the best. Her parents took her to On The Border in Burleson, but because of scheduling her friends couldn't make it. That's when her mom, Valeri Cisneros, knew she had to do something."It doesn't take a lot to be kind," Cisneros said. "I wanted my daughter to know that."So she posted on
  • 'Removing obstacles, changing lives,' Mesquite ISD prioritizing back-to-school safety

    'Removing obstacles, changing lives,' Mesquite ISD prioritizing back-to-school safety
    MESQUITE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - Mesquite ISD Superintendent Dr. Angel Rivera has the backing of trustees in a time many consider more challenging in education than ever before."What I want the Mesquite community to know, is that when they send their students to Mesquite, we have their best interest at heart when it comes to safety, education, and mental health." Molding young minds is what Dr. Rivera says he lives for, but he understands no matter the age or the grade….the first
  • Motorcyclist dies after hit-and-run crash in Fort Worth

    Motorcyclist dies after hit-and-run crash in Fort Worth
    FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A motorcyclist has died following a hit-and-rush crash in Fort Worth early Monday morning.At about 3:57 a.m. Aug. 8, police were sent to the 5800 block of SB E. Loop 820 for a traffic hazard.When officers arrived, they saw a "major accident" had occurred involving a motorcycle and a passenger vehicle.Police said both vehicles were traveling southbound and were approaching the intersection of Sun Valley Drive when they crashed. The motorcycle rider suff
  • Police: 67-year-old suspect arrested after stabbing, killing man in downtown Dallas

    Police: 67-year-old suspect arrested after stabbing, killing man in downtown Dallas
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — One man is dead following a stabbing in downtown Dallas Sunday afternoon, police say.At approximately 4:23 p.m. Aug. 7, police responded to a stabbing in the 200 block of S. Field Street. When officers arrived, they found an adult male victim stabbed in the chest.Police said the victim—whose identity has not been released—was taken to a local hospital where he died.The preliminary investigation determined the victim was stabbed during a fight by 67-year-ol
  • Your Monday Morning Headlines, August 8th, 2022

    Your Monday Morning Headlines, August 8th, 2022
    Duncanville ISD students return to the classroom this morning, School starting for many students in Dallas Fort Worth in the coming weeks, Uvalde special school board safety meeting being held today, DFW Restaurant Week kicks off today, Senate approves a massive economic package, White Settlement schools to provide support to students after teen killed in a car crash last night, Reminder to slow down in school zones as classes resume, Share your back to school pictures with us!
  • Drunk driver crashes into house in White Settlement leaving teen dead, 2 injured

    Drunk driver crashes into house in White Settlement leaving teen dead, 2 injured
    WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A teenage girl is dead and her father is seriously hurt after a crash in White Settlement.CBSDFW.com It happened around 6:15 p.m. in the 9300 block of Jason Court.White Settlement Police tell us a pickup truck was travelling at a high speed when it lost lost control, hit a fence, careened through one back yard, and slammed into the bedroom of a house next to that.CBSDFW.com The pickup had two occupants at the time of the crash. The driver was des
  • Vehicle crashes into house in White Settlement leaving 1 child dead, 2 injured

    Vehicle crashes into house in White Settlement leaving 1 child dead, 2 injured
    WHITE SETTLEMENT, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A child is dead and a second person seriously hurt after a crash in White Settlement.CBSDFW.com It happened around 6:15 p.m. in the 9300 block of Jason Court.White Settlement Police tell us a pickup truck was travelling at a high speed when it lost lost control, hit a fence, careened through one back yard, and slammed into the bedroom of a house next to that.CBSDFW.com The pickup had two occupants at the time of the crash. The driver was describe
  • Woman killed in hit-and-run on I-20 in Arlington

    Woman killed in hit-and-run on I-20 in Arlington
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A woman died in Arlington on Sunday after she was struck by a vehicle on I-20.Arlington police said on August 7, they received a traffic assistance call from the 6300 block of W. I-20 Freeway at about 8:42 a.m. When officers arrived, they found that an auto-pedestrian accident had taken place.Officers determined that the woman was trying to cross I-20 on foot when she was hit by a vehicle. Multiple other vehicles also struck her remains after the initial acc
  • Mayor Eric Adams blasts Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's "unimaginable" treatment of migrants as 2nd bus arrives in New York City

    Mayor Eric Adams blasts Texas Gov. Greg Abbott's "unimaginable" treatment of migrants as 2nd bus arrives in New York City
    NEW YORK -- A second bus carrying migrants arrived Sunday in Manhattan from Texas.Taking advantage of New York City's right-to-shelter law, Gov. Greg Abbott sent the asylum seekers as he fights with Democratic cities over immigration policy.
    CBS2's Astrid Martinez spoke with immigration advocates on how this war between blue and red states is impacting local services, all while the migrants are caught in the middle.READ MORE: Mayor Adams furious after Texas Gov. Greg Abbott sent dozens of m
  • Possible accidental shooting kills teen in Arlington

    Possible accidental shooting kills teen in Arlington
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A teenager was killed in an Arlington apartment Saturday night after a shotgun being handled by another person in the unit went off.On August 6 just before 11:45 p.m., Arlington police responded to a possible shooting call from an apartment complex in the 800 block of E. Sanford Street. When they arrived, officers found an 18-year-old man with a gunshot wound lying on the floor inside one of the units.The teenager was pronounced dead at the scene.The 91
  • Infant Dead, Suspect in Custody After Standoff in Rowlett

    Infant Dead, Suspect in Custody After Standoff in Rowlett
    An infant boy was found dead Friday evening after Rowlett Police were dispatched to a welfare concern call. The boy's father is a suspect and in custody.
  • TCU Physician Sees Increase of Monkeypox Exposure in Patients

    TCU Physician Sees Increase of Monkeypox Exposure in Patients
    As monkeypox cases spike and Dallas County declares a health emergency, it is surprising even Dr. Nikhil Bhayani, an infectious disease physician at Texas Health Resources.  
  • North Texas Infectious Disease Physician Sees Rise in Patients Exposed to Monkeypox

    North Texas Infectious Disease Physician Sees Rise in Patients Exposed to Monkeypox
    As monkeypox cases spike and Dallas County declares a health emergency, it is surprising even Dr. Nikhil Bhayani, an infectious disease physician at Texas Health Resources.  
  • Ronald McDonald House of Dallas Asks for Volunteers Amid 75% Occupancy Increase

    Ronald McDonald House of Dallas Asks for Volunteers Amid 75% Occupancy Increase
    The Ronald McDonald House of Dallas serves as a home away from home for sick kids needing medical treatment, but now, it’s finding itself in unfamiliar territory - desperately needing volunteers to step up. 
  • '70 years in the making': The story behind Weir's Plaza

    Developer Four Rivers Capital collaborated with the family behind Weir’s Furniture to create a development that would be a fixture in Dallas' Knox District for decades to come. Key players from GFF, CBRE and JE Dunn joined Four Rivers' Justin Schoellkopf to unpack how this legacy mixed-use project came together.
  • Truck drives off of I-20 in Weatherford, critically injuring 3

    Truck drives off of I-20 in Weatherford, critically injuring 3
    WEATHERFORD, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — An 18-wheeler plowed off I-20 in Weatherford this evening, landing on a roadway below and critically injuring three people.It happened just after 8 p.m. in the westbound lanes near Tin Top Road.Video from our TxDOT cameras clearly showed where the big rig left the roadway and the heavy police and fire presence on the road.A camera still shows where a truck plowed off of I-20 in Weatherford, injuring 3.TxDOT An air ambulance was called for at least one
  • Rowlett infant dead, dad in custody after standoff

    Rowlett infant dead, dad in custody after standoff
    ROWLETT, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — An hours-long standoff in Rowlett last night ended with a man in custody and his infant son dead.Police said the incident began as a welfare concern call at about 7:00 p.m. Officers were sent to the 3000 block of Silver Springs Way after the caller said she was concerned about her husband's strange behavior and their infant child who was in his care.When police arrived, they briefly made contact with the husband, but he stopped communicating shortly after and
  • Tax-free weekend brings thousands to shopping malls across North Texas

    Tax-free weekend brings thousands to shopping malls across North Texas
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Tax free weekend brings thousands to shopping malls across North Texas. It's a chance for shoppers to get deals on back to school supplies or even treat themselves without paying that roughly 8% extra. There is a limit to only certain kinds of items under $100. That includes most clothes, shoes, school supplies such as backpacks and face masks. Also included are items such as Halloween costumes and diapers. With days running out until the
  • Section of I-30 in Arlington closed until tomorrow night

    Section of I-30 in Arlington closed until tomorrow night
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Part of I-30 will be closed in Arlington until 9 p.m. Sunday due to construction.All westbound lanes between Great Southwest Parkway and Ballpark Way will be closed from 9 p.m. tonight until 9 p.m. tomorrow due to crews working on a bridge.Traffic will be diverted onto the Six Flags Drive exit, and officials said to expect delays.
  • Thousands pack AT&T Stadium for Arlington's Back-to-School Kickoff

    Thousands pack AT&T Stadium for Arlington's Back-to-School Kickoff
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — Thousands of families packed AT&T Stadium for Arlington's Back to School Kickoff. The district gave away 10,000 backpacks and school supplies.   "[It's] nice to have resources and assistance from the community," Elijah Crumpton said.  Students also received free haircuts as well as dental, vision, and health screenings. It's the 8th year the district has put on the back-to-school drive, but parents say they are struggling more this ye
  • Trump Delivers CPAC Keynote, 2024 Chances Uncertain

    Trump Delivers CPAC Keynote, 2024 Chances Uncertain
    Former President Trump, a possible leading 2024 election contender, delivered the keynote address at the Conservative Political Action Conference Saturday.
  • Desoto Announces Stage 2 Water Restrictions

    Desoto Announces Stage 2 Water Restrictions
    The City of DeSoto has moved to "stage two" watering restrictions that include a set schedule for yard work and more.
  • Dallas police investigating double homicide on Woodcastle Drive

    Dallas police investigating double homicide on Woodcastle Drive
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Dallas police are working to find out more about a shooting in the southwest part of the city that left two dead on Friday.On August 5 just before 11:00 p.m., officers responded to the 8600 block of Woodcastle Drive on a shooting call. When they arrived, police found David Blair, 67, and Johnny Blair, 61, dead with multiple gunshot wounds.So far, police said they are still investigating possible motives and circumstances surrounding the shooting. They did not say how
  • Westbound Interstate 30 in Arlington to Close Saturday Night

    Westbound Interstate 30 in Arlington to Close Saturday Night
    Interstate 30 near Six Flags Drive will be closed from Saturday evening to Sunday evening, TXDOT officials confirmed.
  • Part of Westbound Interstate 30 in Arlington to Close Saturday Night

    Part of Westbound Interstate 30 in Arlington to Close Saturday Night
    Interstate 30 near Six Flags Drive will be closed from Saturday evening to Sunday evening, TXDOT officials confirmed.
  • Fort Worth Study to Focus on Public Transportation Reforms

    Fort Worth Study to Focus on Public Transportation Reforms
    An upcoming study is set to zero in on better transportation options for residents living in Fort Worth’s 76104 ZIP code.
  • Local Dallas Organization Hosts Back-to-School Drive

    Local Dallas Organization Hosts Back-to-School Drive
    Dream Center Dallas, a nonprofit that assists low income families, gave out backpacks and shoes at its annual drive.
  • Amphibian Stage's Neighborhood Leap Art Walk Transforms a City into a Canvas

    Amphibian Stage's Neighborhood Leap Art Walk Transforms a City into a Canvas
    The app-based augmented reality art walk in South Main Village neighborhood of Fort Worth combines existing murals with newly commissioned art.
  • SMU's Meadows Museum 2022-2023 Season Has Global Flair

    SMU's Meadows Museum 2022-2023 Season Has Global Flair
    During its 2022-2023 season, the Meadows Museum at Southern Methodist University brings the world to Dallas.
  • Dallas police looking for double homicide suspect, considered armed and dangerous

    Dallas police looking for double homicide suspect, considered armed and dangerous
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - The Dallas Police Department is seeking public assistance in locating a murder suspect. Infant Johnson is wanted for capital murder and should be considered armed and dangerous, police say. Police describe Johnson as a 23-year-old black male, about 5'11, weighing approximately 150 lbs. Infant JohnsonDallas Police Department On June 26, Johnson shot and killed Jimena Nunez Sandoval, 24, and David Deshawn Stewart, 27, during a disturbance in the 6000 block of Ridgec
  • Financial experts recommend you buy big or stay home on tax-free weekend

    Financial experts recommend you buy big or stay home on tax-free weekend
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) - In case you need a reminder, it's a holiday weekend for your wallet or pocketbook. The state's annual sales tax free weekend every August coincides with back to school shopping. We've never had a sales tax free weekend in Texas with inflation at a level like we are seeing right now. So financial experts recommend you buy big or stay home. Jack Casey finished up a day long shopping spree for the 18-year-old, who's off to college soon. "So we're getti
  • Man receives life sentence for murder of his girlfriend

    Man receives life sentence for murder of his girlfriend
    FORT WORTH, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) - A man has been found guilty of the 2017 capital murder of his girlfriend.Q'Juan Tiakei Holmes, 35, received an automatic sentence of life in prison without the possibility of parole for the murder of his girlfriend, Angela Gagne. On June 4, 2017, Gagne called 911 to report her boyfriend was beating her. Six days later, Holmes and Gagne argued at her Fort Worth home while Holmes' older brother, Xondadric Antonio Holmes, was visiting. As they argued, Q'Juan dr

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