21 hours ago
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3 killed when air ambulance crashes in Texas Panhandle

AMARILLO, Texas (AP) - Texas authorities say three people are dead after an air ambulance crashed overnight just south of the Amarillo airport.
1 day ago
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Texas police officer faked his own death and fled to Mexico, cops say

AUSTIN, Texas (CBS News) -- Authorities in Texas say a police officer who notified his wife that he planned to kill himself actually faked his own death and fled to Mexico.
4 days ago
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Attorney General files lawsuit against law firm targeting Woodmore families

CHATTANOOGA, Tenn. (WDEF) – Attorney General Herbert H. Slatery III today announced the filing of a lawsuit against a Texas law firm, its sole attorney, and two investigators working for the firm. The civil enforcement action, filed in Hamilton County Chancery Court, alleges The Witherspoon Law Group PLLC, based in Dallas, Texas has engaged in the […]
2 weeks ago
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Generous man treats people to $1,300 worth of ice cream

(CBS News) -- A random stranger who walked into a Texas ice cream shop is being called a legend after walking out of the store Saturday night with a 7-foot-long receipt, a bottle of water and a big smile on his face.
3 weeks ago
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Mom at center of ‘wrongful birth’ debate: If lawmakers cared, they would have called

Cypress, Texas (CNN) – Dortha Biggs enters through the front door and rushes to greet her daughter, Lesli, who sits in a recliner, curled in fetal position. Mother and daughter lock hands and begin a ritualistic rubbing of hands, the only way they can communicate. It’s rhythmic and intimate, beautiful and heartbreaking. Lesli squeals as her […]
4 weeks ago
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Driver in deadly church bus crash was texting, witness says

(CBS News) -- Jody Kuchler watched as the erratic pickup driver plowed head-on into a van carrying senior citizens returning from a church seminar in Texas Wednesday, killing 13 on board.
1 month ago
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Texas woman helps homeless man build a new life

(CBS) – For three years, Victor Hubbard stood on a street corner — rain or shine — waiting for his mom to come back and get him. Nearly $15,000 was raised via GoFundMe to help Victor Hubbard get back on his feet. GOFUNDME Every day, residents of Kemah, Texas, passed the man as he stood […]
1 month 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 […]
2 months 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 months 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.