3 officers shot; 2 residents and gunman dead in Haltom City TX

HALTOM CITY A gunman killed two people at a home and wounded three police officers and another resident before taking his own life Saturday night in Haltom City, according to police. Police on Sunday identified the wounded officers as Cpl. Zach Tabler, who has been with the Haltom City department for seven years; Officer Tim … Read more

Fugitive yoga instructor Kaitlin Armstrong returned to US from Costa Rica

A Texas yoga instructor accused of gunning down a professional cyclist in a love-triangle murder was returned to the US Saturday, days after she was caught hiding out in Costa Rica. Fugitive Kaitlin Marie Armstrong, 34, had altered her appearance – and may have even gotten cosmetic surgery – after she fled the country last … Read more

Texas clinics halt abortions after state high court ruling

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Clinics were shutting down abortion services in the nation’s second-largest state Saturday after the Texas Supreme Court blocked an order briefly allowing the procedure to resume in some cases, the latest in legal scrambles taking place across the US following the reversal of Roe v. Wade. The Friday night ruling stopped … Read more

Love triangle slay suspect Kaitlin Armstrong had cosmetic surgery receipt

The Texas yoga instructor accused in a love-triangle murder of a pro cyclist had a plastic surgery receipt among her possessions when she was arrested hiding out in Costa Rica, a new report said. Fugitive Kaitlin Marie Armstrong — who was nabbed Wednesday at a hostel in Santa Teresa Beach — left behind two passports … Read more

Feds Detail Frantic Texts Between Christian Martinez and Homero Zamorano in San Antonio Migrant Truck Tragedy

A 28-year-old Texas man accused of orchestrating the horrific smuggling operation that killed 53 migrants this week frantically texted the driver when the truck went off the radar and later admitted to a confidential informant he had no idea the air conditioning had failed in the sweltering big rig, the feds say. Christian Martinez, 28, … Read more

Some Texas schools may call slavery ‘involuntary relocation’

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Public schools in Texas would describe slavery to second graders as “involuntary relocation” under new social studies standards proposed to the state’s education board. A group of nine educators submitted the idea to the State Board of Education as part of Texas’ efforts to develop new social studies curriculum, according to … Read more

Love-triangle slay suspect Kaitlin Armstrong faked passport, changed appearance

The Texas yoga teacher accused of fatally shooting a professional cyclist in a jealous rage “was trying to establish herself” before she was captured in Costa Rica, officials said Wednesday while describing several measures the fugitive undertook to alter her appearance and blend into the community. Kaitlin Armstrong, 34, was nabbed by US Marshals at … Read more

Parents Unload on Texas’ Forney Independent School District for Banning Hoodies and Dresses

Livid parents and students in Texas have accused their school district of implementing an “asinine” dress code for the upcoming year that bans hoodies, skirts, and dresses. Forney Independent School District held a special board meeting Monday at which members could discuss the new dress code adopted the previous week. The new code bars students … Read more

51 migrants found dead in San Antonio, tractor-trailer contained “stacks of bodies”

At least 51 migrants were found dead in the back of a tractor-trailer in San Antonio on Monday, officials said Tuesday. More than a dozen others were taken to local hospitals with heat-related injuries. Federal law enforcement officials confirmed to CBS News Homeland Security and Justice reporter Nicole Sganga this appears to be the deadliest … Read more

50 migrants die after trailer abandoned in San Antonio heat

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Fifty people died after being abandoned in a tractor-trailer without air conditioning in the sweltering Texas heat, one of the worst tragedies to claim the lives of migrants smuggled across the border from Mexico. More than a dozen people — their bodies hot to the touch — were taken to hospitals, … Read more