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Photo of Lamar High School student John Cookson. (credit: Arlington ISD)

Arlington High School Student Drowns After Kayak Flips In Swollen Creek

An Arlington high school student had died after authorities say he drowned in a swollen creek. John Cookson was kayaking on Village Creek when authorities say his canoe flipped.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2015

(credit: Jennifer Lindgren/CBSDFW.COM)

Family Members Confirm Former Mayor Died In Colleyville Fire

Family members have identified the two men believed to be trapped inside as former Colleyville Mayor John Andrews and his adult grandson, Bobby Oneal, Jr.

05/28/2015

(credit: Texas Department of Transportation)

1 Killed In Arlington Accident That Shutdown Part Of Interstate-20

The Arlington Police Department continues to investigate an accident that killed one person on Interstate-20 near Highway 287. The driver of a pickup apparently ran into the rear of the semi.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2015

Two coyotes, one of them a nursing mother (R), walk on grass. (credit: Getty Images/David McNew)

Aggressive Coyotes Cause For Concern In Fort Worth

There’s growing concern in far North Fort Worth about aggressive coyotes approaching people’s homes.

05/28/2015

Cedar Hill State Park (© Texas Parks and Wildlife Department)

Storms, Floods Leaving Mark On Texas State Parks

About half of the Texas State Park system has been impacted by severe weather and flooding over the past month.

05/28/2015

Denton-Fracking

Vantage Energy The First Company To Resume Fracking in Denton

Hydraulic fracturing (fracking) has resumed in the City of Denton. The natural gas drilling process is once again happening after a new state law made the city’s ban illegal.

CBSDFW.COM–05/28/2015

(credit: Tom Riehm/CBS 11 News)

Brazos River Expected To Rise 6-8 Inches

Homeowners in Parker County have been warned to evacuate after concerns that the Brazos River will crest and rise by several more feet on Thursday.

05/28/2015

Rainbow found in Richardson Wednesday morning.
Couresy:  Take Me Home Pet Rescue

Puppy Wearing “Help Me” Shirt Found In Richardson

A volunteer with Take Me Home Pet Rescue picked up the malnourished puppy, and is looking for a foster so the rescue group can take her into their program.

05/27/2015

Terrance King 
(mug shot)

Man Arrested After Allegedly Posing As Doctor At Dallas Hospital

A spokesperson for the hospital says staff, following existing security procedures, questioned the person who then left the building.

05/27/2015

Brazos River in Horseshoe Bend
Jeff Paul - CBS11

Not All Folks Evacuating In Horseshoe Bend

Given hours to grab their valuables and secure their homes, residents in Horseshoe Bend headed for higher ground Wednesday night.

05/27/2015

Courtney and Andy Theus

Broken-Hearted Parents Can’t Afford Headstones For Deceased Sons

CBS11 Viewers are coming through for couple who lost two baby boys.

05/27/2015