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Police officers at Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth pray for the speedy recovery of a sergeant who was shot in the line of duty. (credit: Fort Worth Police Department)

Fort Worth Officer Recovering After Shooting

A police officer is recovering in the hospital on Friday after being shot in the line of duty on Thursday night, and officials are optimistic that he will be okay.

5 hours ago

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Man & Dog Killed In Fort Worth House Fire

A man and his dog are dead after flames swept through their Fort Worth home early Friday. Arson investigators arrived at the scene and are working to determine the cause of the fire.

5 hours ago

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Texas Executes Man For 1996 Strangling, Beating Death

A Texas man convicted of killing a 38-year-old woman nearly two decades ago while he was on parole for a triple slaying years earlier was executed Thursday evening.

14 hours ago

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Plano PD Calls Special Kidnapping Safety Meeting

An attempted kidnapping has parents in one North Texas community thinking hard about what to tell their children when it comes to safety.

15 hours ago

This is a mug shot (from an unrelated crime) of Rochell Sanders, the woman whose car was impounded due to unpaid tolls.

Woman’s Car Impounded For Failure To Pay Tolls

The North Texas Toll Authority impounded a woman’s car this week for not paying her tolls.

15 hours ago

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Exploding Air Bag May Have Killed Texas Man

Federal safety regulators are looking into the death of a Texas man who may be the latest victim of exploding automobile air bags made by Takata Corp. of Japan.

15 hours ago

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Police Officers Give Sick Boy A B-Day Surprise

It’s the stuff kids’ dreams are made of: to be a police officer or firefighter for a day.

16 hours ago

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Teen Brings Fake Gun To Lewisville High School

A fake gun triggers a very real response at a Lewisville high school Thursday.

17 hours ago

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Sound Foundation Giving Young North Texas Musicians A Voice

From the piano, to the drums, to the guitar, an educator is raising the music bar in North Texas.

CBS 11–17 hours ago

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Texas Hunters Capture “Boarzilla” – The Giant Hog

The battle over “Boarzilla” is on. The nearly 800 pound hog captured in Comanche County is creating lots of buzz

17 hours ago

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Report: Damaged Guardrail Could Have Caused Prison Bus Wreck

A West Texas prison bus accident that killed two prison guards and eight inmates was likely caused when the bus hit a piece of displaced highway guardrail.

18 hours ago

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Armed Robber Wanted In Three North Texas Cities

Police in Dallas, Garland and Carrollton are searching for a brazen armed robber who has hit stores in all three North Texas cities.

CBS 11–18 hours ago