Officials React To Mesquite Officer Killed On Duty

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Officials in North Texas and beyond are reacting to the news of a Mesquite officer being shot and killed in the line of duty today. Governor Greg Abbott issued a statement Friday evening giving condolences to the fallen officer’s family and to the Mesquite Police Department. READ MORE: Mesquite Officer Dies After … Read more

Fort Worth ISD Hopes To Hire Teachers ‘On The Spot,’ Offering Huge Incentives

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Aspiring teachers could get a job offer Saturday, be in the classroom by January, and be making nearly $70,000 a year as school districts urgently work to fill vacancies in classrooms. At a hiring fair Saturday morning, the Fort Worth Independent School District expects to hire teachers “on the spot.” It … Read more

Mesquite Police Officer Shot, Critically Wounded After Responding To Disturbance

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – A Mesquite Police officer responding to a disturbance was critically wounded after he was shot in the chest outside an Albertson’s grocery store in Mesquite. “During the course of the investigation, an officer was shot and a male suspect was also shot,” police said in a statement. READ MORE: Police: Motorist Claims … Read more

Police: Motorist Claims Sneeze Led To Critical Auto-Pedestrian Crash

GRAPEVINE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Grapevine Police say a motorist claims he sneezed just before an accident that critically injured a 59-year-old pedestrian Thursday morning. It happened just after 11 a.m. on Northwest Highway at Dooley Street. READ MORE: Mesquite Officer Dies After Shooting Outside Grocery Store Police and paramedics arrived and quickly began treating the … Read more

Discover DFW: Families Can Help ‘Save Christmas’ This Holiday Season

GRAPEVINE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Elf is one of the most beloved Christmas movies of all time, and now you can help Buddy the Elf save Christmas thanks to a unique immersive experience in Grapevine. From Gimbel’s Department Store, to Santa’s workshop, and even the Candy Cane Forest, all the iconic scenes from the Christmas classic … Read more

After Death Of 73-Year-Old Woman And Dog, Dallas Police Chief Says More Needs To Be Done To Stop Street Racing

DALLAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Dallas police say a teen has been arrested for last Friday’s street racing incident that took the life of a 73-year-old woman who was walking her dog. They’ve also identified a second teen driver and are working to make an arrest. READ MORE: Christmas Tree Lighting Takes Place At Klyde Warren Park In … Read more

‘The Future Feels Like A Scary Place:’ Dallas ISD Program Helps Parents & Students Navigate An Uncertain World

DALLAS, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – School violence appears to be the plague that can’t be slowed with a vaccine. With four dead this week in a shooting in Michigan, a familiar pattern is emerging: panic, thoughts, and prayers, and for some, silence, as parents struggle to find new words to reassure in an uncertain world. READ … Read more

North Texas’ Real Estate Frenzy Appears To Be About Over, Experts Say

FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – This past year’s wild and unprecedented race for real estate in North Texas is finally over according to experts in the field. Historical value growth, highlighted by more demand than supply in DFW, caused a frenzy where buyers found themselves over bidding for homes and sellers getting an astronomical amount of … Read more

SMU Researchers Help Develop Technology That Allows Cameras To See Around The Corner

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – In a story that sounds more like science fiction than science fact, researchers at Southern Methodist University and Northwest University have developed new technology that allows cameras to capture high-resolution images and holograms of objects that are hidden around corners or obscured from view. The technology, called synthetic wavelength holography, … Read more