Texas’ Foster Care Capacity Crisis Puts Hundreds Of Children At 'Unreasonable Risk Of Serious Harm', Report SaysEvery night, hundreds of Texas children in Child Protective Services custody are forced to sleep in offices, motels, and other make-shift government shelters.
I-Team: Former Insider Calls On Lawmakers To Help Stop Gift Card FraudAnother North Texan and an industry insider have reached out to the CBS 11 I-Team complaining about the growing problem of gift card scams.
I-Team: Online Car Seller Carvana Hit With Dozens Of State Violations As Customers Report Paperwork TroublesThe CBS 11 I-Team spoke with nearly a dozen Texas customers who say they bought a car from Carvana in past year that legally they cannot drive.
I-Team Investigates Mysterious Disappearance Of North Texas Teen Caleb DiehlWhat happened to Caleb Diehl? It's a question family members of the missing North Texas teenager ask themselves every day.
Dallas Code Compliance Director Pushing For 'Regulatory Structure' Over Short-Term RentalsParties, pollution, and parking: even if you’ve never stayed at a short-term rental, chances are you’re paying for the problems they can create.
I-Team: Bank Of America And Zelle Customers Targeted In New High-Tech ScamThe scammers are exploiting a loophole in the federal consumer protection laws by having their victims pay with payment apps.
North Texas Siblings Make $35K a Month Mining Cryptocurrency; Here’s How They Do ItIshaan Thakur, 14, and his sister Aanya, 9, of Frisco, are making more than $35,000 a month mining mainly for the cryptocurrency, Ethereum.
Will The Texas Electric Grid Be Able To Handle State's Bitcoin Mining Rush?The electricity it takes to produce a single Bitcoin is equivalent to amount used to power an average Texas home for 62 days.
North Texas Seeing Massive Shortages In Education: No Teachers, No Subs, No Cafeteria Workers Some schools are combining classrooms with double the number of students. Students are seeing more of their teachers, and coaches, driving buses.
Top 10 Ways To Stay Safe On Texas' Amusement Park Thrill RidesTexas thrill-seekers reported 127 injuries on thrill rides, slides, devices and inflatables in a three-year period according to the Texas Department of Insurance.
I-Team: Texas Admits Sending Renter’s Relief Funds To Wrong LandlordTexas Rent Relief program admits sending relief funds to the wrong landlord.
I-Team: Relief Money Slow To Reach Desperate Texas Renters Facing EvictionWhile millions of dollars are still available for Texas renters impacted by the pandemic, the money is often not making it into the hands of those who need it
Better Late Than Never: Texas Workforce Commission Gets A Phone Messaging SystemThousands of unemployed Texans were delayed benefits last spring because they were unable to reach the state agency.
Texas Now Publicly Posting Names Of Companies That Lose Personal Data In CyberattackThe company name, type of personal information stolen, and how many Texans affected will be listed on the state website for anyone to see.
Texas Schools To Share Threat Intelligence To Combat CyberattacksThe Texas Education Agency will collect and share reports of cyberattacks from school districts anonymously with participating schools.
Is Your Child’s Teacher Vaccinated For COVID-19? Most North Texas Schools Districts Aren't AskingWhile several local school districts push for masks, North Texas schools are not requiring vaccines for teachers.
I-TEAM: Hundreds Of Complaints Against A Rental Company With An A+ RatingA North Texas woman and her boyfriend say they finally found a place to call home after she says a rental company gave her the runaround for weeks, leaving her homeless.
I-Team: Flight Attendants Brace For More ‘Unruly’ Passengers As Mask Mandate Extends To January The FAA says more than 70% of ‘unruly’ passenger behavior reports stem from passengers not wanting to comply with the federal mask mandate.
Has Your Kid's Texas School District Been Hammered By Cyberattacks? I-Team InvestigationThe incidents range from teachers accidentally emailing student personal information out to the whole class to overseas ransomware attacks that paralyses an entire district’s computer system.
I-Team: Texas Families At Risk Of Missing Out On $1.2B In Child Tax Credit PaymentsA CBS 11 I-Team analysis of federal data found that thousands of North Texas children have not been claimed on tax returns by their parents and thus are at risk of missing out the advanced tax credit.
North Texas Families Discovering Free Alternative To In-Person SchoolThe network is "fully accredited by the TEA" and is available free to students in grades 3 through 12 who "live anywhere in the state."
Denied Small Business Owners Frustrated As $27B In COVID-19 Relief Remains UnusedWhile billions of dollars are still available in COVID-19 relief, some small business owners said getting the help they need has proven to be difficult.
As 'Unruly' Passenger Behavior Soars, Will Airlines Still Require Masks After September 13?Since the return of air travel, the FAA said there’s been an unprecedented level tension between passengers and flight crews.
I-Team: North Texas Couple Has 'Dream' Home Taken Away Months After Signing Builder's Contract”This house I sold for $525,000 is now going to cost me $750,000 to build. What am I going to do? The only thing you can do is go to the customer and say, ‘we got a problem,’” builder Kim Paschal said.
I-Team: Victims Gather To Speak Out About Sexual Abuse At Popular Christian CampEach person who spoke with the CBS 11 I-Team says he or she, or a family member of his or hers, was sexually abused at Kanakuk Kamps sometime between 1999 and 2008.
Frisco's Grand Park No Longer An 'Urban Legend' As City Can Finally Finish Exide Cleanup“This park will actually be bigger than Central Park in New York,” explained Frisco Mayor Jeff Cheney.
Feds Warn Against Fake COVID-19 Vaccine CardsThe CBS 11 I-Team was able to make a purchase for blank vaccine cards advertised online. The listing has been taken down.
Family Battles Scarborough Renaissance Festival And Texas Law Over Sexual Assault On FairgroundsEllis County records show the sheriff department was called to the festival three times since 2013 by victims claiming to be assaulted by employees.
I-Team: Drinking Water Violations Continue To Pile Up For A Fort Worth SuburbFor the city of White Settlement, the most recent violation occurred last year for failing to properly monitor the drinking water for E.coli.
Interactive Map: Drinking Water Violations In North TexasIn the past five years, 64 cities and water utility districts in the Dallas-Fort Worth area have had at least one violation of Safe Water Drinking Act.