US Launches Mass Expulsion Of Haitian Migrants Who Crossed Into Texas Illegally – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DEL RIO, Texas (AP) – The U.S. flew Haitians camped in a Texas border town back to their homeland Sunday and tried blocking others from crossing the border from Mexico in a massive show of force that signaled the beginning of what could be one of America’s swiftest, large-scale expulsions of migrants or refugees in … Read more

Power Lines Electrocute 1 Of 2 Pilots Ejected From Military Training Jet That Crashed – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – It was a hectic scene on Sunday in Lake Worth when a military jet training trip went very wrong. (credit: Sara Waeltz) Two pilots were ejected from the Navy T-45C Goshawk jet before it crashed in a backyard near Tejas Trail. The area is residential. Three homes were damaged and three … Read more

Military Plane Crashes In Residential Area, 3 Injured Up To 6 Homes Hit – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

LAKE WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) — Officials with the Lake Worth Police Department confirmed that a military aircraft has crashed into a residential area in that city. Matt Zavadsky with Medstar confirmed two pilots were injured. One pilot was in critical condition and one was in serious condition. READ MORE: Rowlett Restaurant Owner Explains No-Mask Policy After Asking … Read more

Rowlett Restaurant Owner Explains No-Mask Policy After Asking Family To Leave – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

ROWLETT, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — It was last week when Natalie Wester and her husband went to Hang Time, a bar and restaurant in Rowlett, with a few friends. Something they say they don’t do often as new parents. READ MORE: Rangers Stop Lynn, Beat AL Central-Leading White Sox 2-1 “If you’ve ever been new parents, … Read more

Dallas Officer Arrested, Charged With Driving While Intoxicated – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — A Dallas police officer has been arrested and charged with driving while intoxicated, police say. Senior Corporal William McLennan was arrested Saturday, Sept. 18 by the Lewisville Police Department. Senior Corporal McLennan has been with the department since Sept. 2005 and is currently assigned to the Northeast Patrol Division. However, he is … Read more

COVID-19 Pandemic Has Taken A Toll On Mental Health, Led To More Drug Abuse, CDC Says – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The COVID-19 pandemic has been so hard on so many people, leading some to drug use. The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports last year was the deadliest year on record for drug overdoses. READ MORE: US To Deport ‘Massive’ Number Of Haitian Migrants From Texas Border Town Robin Williams … Read more

Plano Police Lieutenant Passes Away Due To COVID-19 Complications – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

PLANO, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Plano Police are mourning the loss of one of their long-time colleagues. The department announced Friday, Sept. 17, the passing of Lieutenant Earnest Oldham. Lt. Oldham died due to complications of COVID-19, the department said on its Facebook page. Lieutenant Earnest Oldham (credit: Plano PD) Lt. Oldham began his career with … Read more

Cook Children’s Explains Its Canceling Of Elective Surgeries Due To Spike In COVID-19 Cases – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) –  Cook Children’s Medical Center has taken the rare step of canceling elective surgeries as they work to manage the COVID-19 surge, calling the situation “dire.” “Anytime you schedule surgery, a patient needs something done for their health and well-being,” says Cheryl Peterson, Vice President, Cook Children’s Chief Nursing Officer. “So, we … Read more

North Texas Parents Plan Homecoming Dance After School District Cancels Due To COVID-19 – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

JUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Parents determined to give their kids a normal school year are organizing a homecoming dance on their own, after Northwest ISD decided to cancel the tradition due to concerns over spreading COVID-19. Tickets for the parent-planned dance for students at Northwest High School will go on sale through an app next … Read more

A Look At The History Behind The Tradition – CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Aisles of ribbon, cow bells and bears fill craft stores, while mum shops are in full swing now that it’s homecoming season. Angie Hyde runs Spotlight Mums in Fort Worth and says it’s a Texas tradition that spans almost a century. “The first mums started in the 30s and they started … Read more