• Gunmen Open Fire on Same Arlington House Four Times

    Gunmen Open Fire on Same Arlington House Four Times
    Police are searching for the gunmen who have opened fire on the same South Arlington house at least four times in the last few weeks.
  • Virtual Learning May Remain An Option At Some North Texas School Districts

    Virtual Learning May Remain An Option At Some North Texas School Districts
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – After a challenging school year, area districts are navigating their way back to normal, but some are asking what normal should now look like.
    “We’re coming off what’s been a rough year for everyone,” said Clint Bond, Fort Worth ISD’s Communications Director.
    The district on Monday, April 12, began surveying families online about their expectations for next fall.
    “We haven’t gotten any guidance from TEA, but in an effort
  • Following 2nd Place Finish At Masters, Plano’s Will Zalatoris Gets High Praise From High School Golf Coach

    Following 2nd Place Finish At Masters, Plano’s Will Zalatoris Gets High Praise From High School Golf Coach
    PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Will Zalatoris didn’t win the Masters last weekend, but the Plano resident and Trinity Christian Academy alumnus made sure his debut appearance in Augusta was memorable.
    Zalatoris’ second place finish impressed everyone, but his former high school golf coach.
    That’s because Marshall Edwards knew Zalatoris could compete with the best in his world.
    “Knowing Will, and how poised he is and watching him play for years, I knew that he could do
  • Texas COVID-19 Hospitalizations At Lowest Level Since Last June

    Texas COVID-19 Hospitalizations At Lowest Level Since Last June
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The number of COVID-19 patients hospitalized in Texas has been hovering under 3,000 so far this month — the lowest levels since last June, according to data from the state.
    The Texas Department of State Health Services said Monday, April 12, that there were 2,823 people with the coronavirus hospitalized on Sunday, the most recent day data was available.
    Over the past two weeks, the rolling average number of daily new cases in Texas has decreased by 481
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  • Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?

    Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming?
    (CBS DFW) — The country is speculating about a possible fourth stimulus check, even as the third round of economic relief is still reaching eligible Americans. Around 156 million payments of up to $1,400 per person have been issued in over the last few weeks. That’s most of the $422 billion allotted in President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act. Paper checks and EIP cards continue to arrive by mail.
    These relief payments are part of a broad effort to cushion COVID
  • Dallas ISD Urging Graduating Seniors To ‘Finish Strong’

    Dallas ISD Urging Graduating Seniors To ‘Finish Strong’
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas ISD leaders are looking to close the book on online learning, at least for seniors.
    “We don’t have anyone to wake us up to like get online,” says Lincoln High senior Heaven Jackson, while admitting she missed the structure of in-person learning. “We’re laying in our beds with a computer next to us.”
    Across Dallas ISD on Monday, April 12, high schools launched an effort called, “Finish Strong,” encouraging seniors
  • Baseball Report: J.D. Martinez, Red Sox On Fire

    Baseball Report: J.D. Martinez, Red Sox On Fire
    (CBS Boston) — It’s been an exciting week of baseball, even though the calendar still says mid-April. Two weeks in is far too early to draw any real conclusions from the standings or the play that led to those wins and losses. But it’s the perfect time to look at some of the action making headlines.
    MLB already has its first three-home run game this season, courtesy of Boston Red Sox’s J.D. Martinez. It also has its first no-hitter so far, thanks to San Diego Padres&rsquo
  • Firefighters Battle Raging Fire At Addison Apartment Complex

    Firefighters Battle Raging Fire At Addison Apartment Complex
    ADDISON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Multiple apartment units are on fire in Addison Monday evening.
    It’s happening near the Dallas North Tollway and Arapaho.
    Addison apartment fire (Chopper 11)
    At least four ladder trucks are putting water on the fire.
    Flames are shooting out of multiple apartment units’ roofs.
    Addison apartment fire (Chopper 11)
    There are no reports of injuries.
    Addison apartment fire (credit: Joshua Hudson)
    More to come.
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  • North Texas Restaurants Having A Hard Time Staffing Up Following ‘Reopening’ Of State

    North Texas Restaurants Having A Hard Time Staffing Up Following ‘Reopening’ Of State
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – If you’re dining out and noticing open tables and long waits, you’re not alone.
    Restaurant insiders say it’s an industry-wide problem that stems back to the beginning of the pandemic.
    Texas restaurants are allowed to be at full capacity, but many aren’t, and not just because of safety measures.
    It’s not for lack of trying but a lack of labor.
    “I’ve talked to so many restaurants that have put out job listing after job listing,
  • Dallas ISD First-Grade Teacher Kevin Rayo Arrested For Allegedly Possessing Child Pornography

    Dallas ISD First-Grade Teacher Kevin Rayo Arrested For Allegedly Possessing Child Pornography
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas Police have arrested a first-grade teacher from Lakewood Elementary School for allegedly possessing child pornography.
    Police arrested Kevin Rayo, 26, on Monday morning, April 12.
    Kevin Rayo (credit: Dallas PD)
    “Due to the nature of his position and involvement in the community, we are releasing this statement to notify parents and the general public,” Dallas Police said in a news release.
    Anyone having additional information involving Rayo, or beli
  • ‘Empathy For Others,’ Texas Second-Grader Paisley Elliot Nominated For Kid’s Version Of Nobel Peace Prize

    ‘Empathy For Others,’ Texas Second-Grader Paisley Elliot Nominated For Kid’s Version Of Nobel Peace Prize
    GRAPEVINE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Meet Paisley Elliot— A fun, light hearted second grader who happens to dedicate her spare time to improving the lives of others. So much so, last week she was nominated for The International Children’s Peace Prize— an annual award given by a foundation in the Netherlands to kids who fight for children’s rights.
    Paisley Elliott (courtesy: LinkedIn)
    “Because of all of the projects I’ve done all around the world! My first pro
  • FEMA-Supported Community Vaccine Clinic Distributes Close To 5K Doses In A Day

    FEMA-Supported Community Vaccine Clinic Distributes Close To 5K Doses In A Day
    ARLINGTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The first day the FEMA-supported community vaccine clinic in Arlington opened at AT&T Stadium it set a new high mark, distributing nearly 5,000 doses in a day.
    The Arlington Fire Department’s goal is to repeat the effort daily as long as the site is set up, currently scheduled to be through April 19.
    To that end, late Monday the department dropped the appointment-only criteria at the stadium for the afternoon, making 1,000 doses available to anyone
  • ‘Nothing Like A Wild Shootout At 3AM’: Old East Dallas Residents Upset After Shooting At Short-Term Rental

    ‘Nothing Like A Wild Shootout At 3AM’: Old East Dallas Residents Upset After Shooting At Short-Term Rental
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Concerned Old East Dallas residents say a shooting at a short-term rental over the weekend once again highlights the dangers of having these types of properties in neighborhoods.
    “It was one of the most terrifying few minutes of my life,” one resident who wants to remain anonymous said.
    He said he’s used to waking up to loud parties, but never thought anything like what he witnessed on Saturday could happen.
    “Nothing like a wild shootout at 3 a
  • 7 P.M. Curfews Go Into Effect For Twin Cities Metro Area After Daunte Wright Shooting Death

    7 P.M. Curfews Go Into Effect For Twin Cities Metro Area After Daunte Wright Shooting Death
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — The Twin Cities will be under a 7 p.m. curfew Monday evening following Sunday’s fatal police shooting of Daunte Wright in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota.
    The curfew will run until 6 a.m. Tuesday. Minneapolis Mayor Jacob Frey and St. Paul Mayor Melvin Carter III say that the cities are under a state of emergency.
    Gov. Tim Walz said that he also is calling a curfew for the entire counties of Hennepin, Ramsey and Anoka. More than two million people live in those three c
  • 1 Dead, 1 Detained After Shooting At Tennessee High School, Officer Recovering From Gunshot Wound

    1 Dead, 1 Detained After Shooting At Tennessee High School, Officer Recovering From Gunshot Wound
    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (CBS NEWS) – Multiple people have been shot at an East Tennessee high school, including a police officer, Knoxville Police said Monday, April 12.
    Police confirm one person has died, one person is in custody and the officer who was shot is recovering in a hospital.
    CLICK HERE FOR LATEST CBS NEWS COVERAGE
  • Severe Weather Possible As Cold Front Moves Through North Texas

    Severe Weather Possible As Cold Front Moves Through North Texas
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – A cold front is moving through North Texas Monday afternoon, April 12.
    Ahead of the front the dew point is in the upper 50s to low 60s.There is plenty of moisture to work with as this front moves through so the potential of strong to severe storms remains for parts of North Texas from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m.
    There is a marginal risk of severe storms for the majority of North Texas.The far southwest counties area under a slight risk of severe storms with the largest thre
  • Tarrant County Public Health Reports One COVID-19 Death

    Tarrant County Public Health Reports One COVID-19 Death
    TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – A man in his 90s is the latest, and only COVID-19 death in Tarrant County for April 12.
    He was from Forest Hill and had underlying health conditions.
    Tarrant County now has 3,357 confirmed deaths from the COVID-19 virus and 245,646 people have recovered, according to Tarrant County Public Health.Latest COVID-19 News COVID-19 causes respiratory illness with cough, fever and shortness of breath and may lead to bronchitis and severe pneumonia.
    On April 12, T
  • Multiple People Shot, Including Police Officer At Tennessee High School

    Multiple People Shot, Including Police Officer At Tennessee High School
    KNOXVILLE, Tennessee (CBS NEWS) – Multiple people have been shot at an East Tennessee high school, including a police officer, Knoxville Police said Monday, April 12.
    “Multiple agencies are on the scene of a shooting at Austin-East Magnet High School,” Knoxville police tweeted.
    CLICK HERE FOR LATEST CBS NEWS COVERAGE
  • Texas Senators Cornyn, Cruz Honor NCAA Basketball Champion Baylor Bears With Senate Resolution

    Texas Senators Cornyn, Cruz Honor NCAA Basketball Champion Baylor Bears With Senate Resolution
    WASHINGTON (CBSDFW.COM) – U.S. Sens. Ted Cruz (R-Texas) and John Cornyn (R-Texas) introduced on Monday, April 12, a resolution in celebration and recognition of Baylor University’s 2021 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship title.
    Upon introduction of this resolution, Sen. Cruz said, “I am proud to honor Baylor men’s basketball team for bringing home to Waco an incredible victory. This one-of-a-kind team showcased the competitiveness and dedication of Texans throughout
  • Dallas Police Arrest 28, Ticket More Than 200 During Street Racing Crackdown Last Week

    Dallas Police Arrest 28, Ticket More Than 200 During Street Racing Crackdown Last Week
    DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The Dallas Police Department’s Speeding and Racing Task Force (SRTF) continued concentrated enforcement, April 4 – 11, cracking down on erratic drivers.
    Officers conducted 224 traffic stops, issued 221 citations, and made 6 felony arrests, 22 misdemeanor arrests, and seized 4 guns during this period.
    On Sunday, April 11, officers saw someone attending a reckless driving event while waving a gun around.
    The officers conducted a felony traffic stop on the ve
  • Suspected Drunk Driver Charged In Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old Texas Boy

    Suspected Drunk Driver Charged In Crash That Killed 5-Year-Old Texas Boy
    HOUSTON (CBSDFW.COM) – The driver Houston Police said tried to run from a southwest Houston crash that killed a 5-year-old boy early Sunday morning, April 11, has been charged with intoxication manslaughter.
    Sebastian Matta, 26, was behind the wheel of a BMW, when he struck a Nissan Sentra with the boy and the boy’s father inside.
    Sebastian Matta (Houston PD)
    The 5-year-old boy was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced deceased.
    Houston Police said the victim’s father
  • Matt Del Negro On Showtime’s ‘City On A Hill’: ‘Aldis Hodge Carries Himself With Such Gravitas’

    Matt Del Negro On Showtime’s ‘City On A Hill’: ‘Aldis Hodge Carries Himself With Such Gravitas’
    (CBS Local)– Season two of “City on a Hill” is off and running on Showtime and actor Matthew Del Negro has been bumped up to a series regular. Del Negro plays Detective Chris Caysen, who is the Sargent of the Youth Strike Force in Boston. The series starring Kevin Bacon & Aldis Hodge follows a corrupt FBI agent named Jackie Rohr (played by Bacon) who looks to exploit Boston’s criminal justice system while Assistant District Attorney DeCourcy Ward (played by Hodge) loo
  • FEMA Hotline Quickly Overwhelmed By Those Seeking COVID-19 Funeral Payment Assistance

    FEMA Hotline Quickly Overwhelmed By Those Seeking COVID-19 Funeral Payment Assistance
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — Starting today the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) opened a hotline for families who have lost family and loved ones due to COVID-19, but the system was quickly overwhelmed.
    On April 12 the agency launched a hotline to apply for up to $9,000 in assistance for funeral expenses, but people in Texas and around the country were having trouble reaching the agency.We're aware applicants are having difficulty reaching our representatives for Funeral Assistanc
  • ‘Holy S**t, I Just Shot Him’: Chief Believes Officer Meant To Use Taser In Fatal Shooting Of Daunte Wright

    ‘Holy S**t, I Just Shot Him’: Chief Believes Officer Meant To Use Taser In Fatal Shooting Of Daunte Wright
    MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — During a press conference Monday afternoon, officials in Brooklyn Center released body camera footage of the fatal police shooting of 20-year-old Daunte Wright.
    The body camera shows police approaching Wright’s vehicle and asking him to step out of the car. They attempt to handcuff him before he pulls away and gets back into his driver’s seat.
    (credit; CBS)
    The officer whose body camera footage was shown pulls out a gun while shouting “Taser.”
    A
  • Texas Republican Lawmakers Lead The Charge For New Criminal Penalties For Election Activities

    Texas Republican Lawmakers Lead The Charge For New Criminal Penalties For Election Activities
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM/CNN) — Republican-controlled legislatures in Texas and across the country are adding new criminal penalties to their election laws. The changes come after record voter turnout for the 2020 elections.
    The proposals range from bills that would make it a crime for election officials to buck state guidance to measures that criminalize what some call “mundane” activities, such as Georgia’s controversial election law making it a misdemeanor to approach v
  • Airbnb Bans Unauthorized Parties In Texas During Fourth Of July

    Airbnb Bans Unauthorized Parties In Texas During Fourth Of July
    TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Now more than a year into the pandemic, Airbnb is thinking ahead, to summer, by announcing a block on 1-night reservations during the Fourth Of July weekend of entire home listings in Texas and throughout the country, effective April 12, with exceptions for guests with a history of positive reviews. But guests who have a history of positive reviews on Airbnb or who already booked their one-night reservation aren’t  subject to the new restriction.
    In oth
  • Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming Your Way?

    Stimulus Check Update: Is A Fourth Relief Payment Coming Your Way?
    (CBS DFW) — The country is speculating about a possible fourth stimulus check, even as the third round of economic relief is still reaching eligible Americans. Around 156 million payments of up to $1,400 per person have been issued in over the last few weeks. That’s most of the $422 billion allotted in President Biden’s $1.9 trillion American Rescue Plan Act. Paper checks and EIP cards continue to arrive by mail.
    These relief payments are part of a broad effort to cushion COVID
  • Report: Sylvester Stallone Joins Mar-A-Lago

    Report: Sylvester Stallone Joins Mar-A-Lago
    MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Rocky is now a member of Mar-a-Lago.
    According to reports, Sylvester Stallone is now a member of President Donald Trump’s private club in Palm Beach. The 74-year-old actor had previously been a guest at the club and also recently purchased a $35 million home near the club in Palm Beach. The star of “Rocky” was reportedly seen recently posing for photos with guests, all holding up fists in a boxing pose.
    Stallone has also been in the news this month beca
  • Maryland Woman Wears Wedding Dress To Get Vaccinated

    Maryland Woman Wears Wedding Dress To Get Vaccinated
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — A Maryland woman wore a wedding dress to get vaccinated over the weekend.
    The University of Maryland Medical System shared photos on Twitter of Sarah Studley, all decked out in white, getting her covid-19 vaccination at M&T Bank Stadium.
    Her wedding reception was cancelled due to the pandemic, so Studley decided to not let the dress go to waste.Here comes the bride…to get her vaccination at M&T Bank Stadium Mass Vaccination Site! Rather than let the beautif
  • Law Enforcement Finds 2 Dead Men Inside Abandoned School In Parker County

    Law Enforcement Finds 2 Dead Men Inside Abandoned School In Parker County
    PARKER COUNTY, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Parker County Sheriff’s Criminal Investigation Division is investigating after finding two dead men inside an abandoned school in the 4200-Block of North FM 52, in Whitt.
    “It appears the two males may have died from homicidal violence,” Parker County Sheriff Russ Authier said. “The official cause and manner of death will be determined by the Tarrant County Medical Examiner’s Office. At this time, our investigators are g

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