South America

"Here in North Texas we don’t turn our backs on children," said Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins during a press conference. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Judge Shares Preliminary Plan To Shelter 2,000 Migrant Children

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins announced three viable locations where about 2,000 immigrant children will seek refuge when they arrive in Dallas.

07/03/2014

(credit: American Airlines)

American Airlines Cutting Flights To Venezuela

American Airlines says it will cut nearly 80 percent of its flights to Venezuela in a dispute over revenue being held by the South American country.

06/17/2014

A venomous rattlesnake tastes the air. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Texas Man Pleads Guilty To Smuggling Snakes On Planes

An East Texas man has pleaded guilty to smuggling snakes on several planes from South America to the United States.

06/18/2013

Friends and Family of Lily Cantu, a Denton missionary who was killed in Peru, gathered Sunday for a fundraiser at Johnny Carino's in Denton.

Family, Friends Gather To Honor Memory Of Denton Missionary

While forks clinked upon plates at the Denton Johnny Carino’s location, the restaurant manager stood up and proclaimed that Sunday’s fundraiser was “different.” Friends and family of a young missionary who died in Peru Thursday gathered to help raise enough money for her parents to have her body transported home.

CBS 11–11/14/2010

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Denton Missionary Killed In Peru

Family and friends are remembering a 2009 Denton High School graduate who was killed in a tragic accident in Peru.

CBSDFW.COM–11/05/2010