3 days ago
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Texas bill would fine men $100 each time they masturbate

(CNN) – A Texas lawmaker has proposed a bill that would fine a man $100 each time he masturbates. The bill also imposes a 24-hour waiting period if a guy wants a colonoscopy or a vasectomy, or if he’s in the market for some Viagra. Rep. Jessica Farrar, a Democrat, knows her bill isn’t going to […]
1 week ago
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Dallas woman goes out on limb to prevent tree-trimming

DALLAS (AP) - A sixty-seven-year-old Dallas woman climbed a pecan tree on her property to protest a utility company's plan to trim the branches.
2 weeks ago
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Federal judges find Texas gerrymandered maps on racial lines

AUSTIN, Texas (CBS News) -- Federal judges found more problems in Texas’ voting rights laws, ruling that Republicans racially gerrymandered some congressional districts to weaken the growing electoral power of minorities, who former President Obama set out to protect at the ballot box before leaving office.
4 weeks ago
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Police: 8-year-old girl fatally shot after traffic accident

HOUSTON (AP) - A Houston woman says her 8-year-old daughter was shot to death following a traffic accident that resulted in gunfire.
4 weeks ago
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Police save puppy from “near death” heroin overdose, arrest owners

(CBS News) -- While responding to a theft call outside a Home Depot in Carrollton, Texas, police officers stumbled upon a whimpering puppy in the floorboard of a pickup truck in the parking lot.
1 month ago
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Ex-Texas neurosurgeon sentenced to life for maiming patients

DALLAS (AP) - A jury has sentenced a former neurosurgeon to life in prison for maiming patients who had turned to him for surgery to resolve debilitating injuries.
2 months ago
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Man wounded alongside U.S. troops held 15 hours at Dallas airport, spokesman says

GRAPEVINE (CBS News) – Emotions have been running high for the past three days for families with detained loved ones after President Donald Trump’s travel ban. It was mostly calm at DFW International Airport early Tuesday morning, but volunteer attorneys were bracing for another long day.
2 months ago
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Texas mosque destroyed in blaze; cause of fire unknown

VICTORIA, Texas (CBS News) -- An early-morning fire Saturday destroyed a Texas mosque that was a target of hatred several years ago and experienced a burglary just a week ago.
2 months ago
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Former Baylor University student files new lawsuit alleging rape

(CBS) WACO, Texas – A former Baylor University student who says she was raped by two football players filed a federal lawsuit Friday against the school that alleges there were dozens more assaults of women involving other players. The lawsuit by the student, who is listed in the documents only as “Elizabeth Doe,” alleges at […]
2 months ago
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Man who faked cancer, took $11K in aid, charged with theft

MESQUITE, Texas (AP) - A suburban Dallas teacher's aide who faked a cancer illness and took more than $11,000 in donations from staff and students for his treatment has been charged with theft.