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    IRVING, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – Another major North Texas event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. The North Texas Automobile Dealers announced Wednesday the 2020 Fort Worth Auto Show set for November 6-8 will not happen. The plan is to bring back the event in November of 2021. “Mitigating the spread of COVID-19 continues to be our highest priority,” said Jim Hardick, Chairman of the North Texas Automobile Dealers. “After extensive communication with our many partners, including manufacturers, national...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — A trio of superstars are coming to a North Texas drive-in theater near you. Amid the COVID-19 pandemic, fans in Texas and across the country will be able to pack into their vehicles and go to the nearest drive-in to watch a virtual concert by singers Blake Shelton, Gwen Stefani and Trace Adkins… all while social distancing. The all-new performances, presented by Fort Worth-based Encore Live, will be pre-taped. Several locations are are showing the simulcast...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBDSFW.COM) – Governor Greg Abbott’s Executive Order requiring Texans in most counties to wear a face covering over the nose and mouth in public spaces went into effect on Friday. The goal is to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 during a significant spike of virus cases in Texas. CBS 11 reached out to the Dallas and Fort Worth Police Departments to find out how officers will handle enforcement of the new mandate. The Governor said the first...
    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — A woman burned down her $1.6 million suburban Fort Worth mansion while trying to destroy documents from her husband’s health care clinic as authorities were investigating the couple for fraud, prosecutors allege. A seven-count federal indictment, filed June 17, charges Mark and Melissa Kuper with conspiracy to commit health care fraud and health care fraud aiding and abetting. They both have pleaded not guilty to allegations that they submitted more than 100,000 claims to federal...
    A couple who had been married for 53 years passed away from the coronavirus just moments apart, holding each others hand as they died.  Curtis and Betty Tarpley, high school sweethearts from Fort Worth, were both diagnosed with COVD-19 earlier in the month. The couple got to spend their final moments together at the Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital in Fort Worth with the help of a medical staff person named Blake, the couples son shared.  Curtis and Betty...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – The start of summer in North Texas marks the start of snake season, and with the hot weather and recent rain, people are seeing more snakes than usual. Randall Kennedy, Owner of Dallas Fort Worth Wildlife Control, says these sightings create more fear amongst pedestrians. “A lot of people think ‘kill the snake’ and that’s usually when people get bit… when they’re attacking it,” Kennedy said. Rattlesnake removed from yard in West Fort Worth (CBS 11)...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — After saying this week that COVID-19 is spreading at “unacceptable rate” and must be stopped, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he along with the Texas Department of State Health Services “is distributing 120 additional cases of the antiviral drug Remdesivir to 37 hospitals across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.” Remdesivir was shown in a clinical trial to shorten the time to recovery in some patients according to the CDC. Earlier this week Abbot said that in...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) — After saying this week that COVID-19 is spreading at “unacceptable rate” and must be stopped, Texas Governor Greg Abbott announced that he along with the Texas Department of State Health Services “is distributing 120 additional cases of the antiviral drug Remdesivir to 37 hospitals across the Dallas-Fort Worth metroplex.” Remdesivir was shown in a clinical trial to shorten the time to recovery in some patients according to the CDC. Earlier this week Abbot said that in...
    A dozen bars in Texas have had their alcohol permits temporarily suspended as of Sunday after they failed to meet health protocols put in place to slow the spread of COVID-19. The Texas Alcoholic Beverage Commission (TABC) found evidence to hand down the suspensions for 12 bars located in eight cities, including, Dallas, Houston, Austin, Fort Worth, and El Paso, after the public agency conducted undercover operations over the past few nights, according to a release. Protecting the health and safety of...
    SAN ANTONIO – Thousands of catfish are expected to be stocked in neighborhood lakes across Texas through Nov. 1 as part of Texas Parks and Wildlife Department’s Neighborhood Fishin’ program. TPWD has been stocking catfish regularly at San Antonio’s Southside Lions Park and Miller’s Pond since early May. During the 2019 catfish season, Southside Lions Park was stocked with more catfish than any other lake in the program. “Due to factors relating to COVID-19, the exact stocking dates and times...
    A Texas father drowned Saturday while saving his 6-year-old son who fell into a spillway, fire officials said. Firefighters responded around noon to a “very remote area” of the Lake Worth spillway near Fort Worth, the Fort Worth Fire Department said. NORTH CAROLINA MAN HEARS SCREAMS, PULLS 2 YOUNG GIRLS FROM OUTER BANKS RIP CURRENT IN HEROIC RESCUE: OFFICIALS It was difficult for authorities to find the area, with firefighters having to walk about half a mile from their vehicles to...
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – While there’s no official word on what prompted the state of Texas to move residents out of the Lake Worth Nursing Home, Texas Nurses Association CEO Cindy Zolnierek told CBS 11 it likely meant they faced a degree of danger had they stayed. “Generally states will intervene if there’s an immediate danger to the residents,” she explained. “So immediate risk of harm would require immediate intervention.” Nursing homes do have trained nurses on staff, but Zolnierek...
    SAN ANTONIO – For many schools districts around San Antonio, the start of the new school year is about a month away and with the Texas Education Agency releasing guidelines on best practices for keeping students safe from the coronavirus, parents and teachers have some big decisions to make. Burbank High School Teacher Luke Amphlett said his biggest concern among he and his fellow educators is student safety. Amphlett said he believes the guidelines released by TEA this week are...
    Democratic Houston Mayor Sylvester Turner has taken action to assure the shutdown of the Texas Republican Partys state convention slated for next week, saying the risk of an in-person meeting is just too great due to the threat of COVID-19. But GOP leaders are calling the move purely a political stunt, calling out the mayor for hypocrisy after he participated in large demonstrations just weeks ago following the death of George Floyd.What are the details?Mayor Turner announced during a...
    JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (CBSDFW.COM) – A U.S. Sailor, and Fort Worth native is playing a critical role in the Navy’s efforts to maintain a healthy and ready fighting force in the face of the coronavirus pandemic. Petty Officer 1st Class Tony Christopher, III, is a hospital corpsman working at Naval Hospital Jacksonville in Florida. “It’s a great time to serve as a hospital corpsman because it allows me to utilize the leadership skills within me to serve others,” Christopher said. Petty Officer...
    NORTH TEXAS (CBSDFW.COM) – Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc. will attach 500 to 700 doctors’ clinics to hundreds of drugstores as the pharmacy chain seeks to remodel itself as a health-care provider. It’s the first time a national pharmacy will offer full-service doctor offices co-located at its stores. “This rollout is a major advancement of one of Walgreens Boots Alliance’s four key strategic priorities, Creating Neighborhood Health Destinations,” said Stefano Pessina, executive vice chairman and CEO, Walgreens Boots Alliance. “These clinics at...
    TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) — Officials with Susan G. Komen Greater Fort Worth announced that the ‘More Than Pink Walk’ will be held virtually this year. The walk — originally planned for October 3 at Clear Fork — will now take place on the same day using social media and digital technology. “As an organization dedicated to saving lives, it is so important to protect the health of our participants, many of whom are breast cancer survivors, those living with metastatic...
    AUSTIN, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) — The Texas Education Agency announced Tuesday new guidelines for students and teachers to return to the classroom for the 2020-2021 school year in about a month. The TEA said it’s plan prioritizes student health and safety while ensuring students receive quality instruction, whether they choose to learn on-campus or remotely. “Both as Commissioner and as a public school parent, my number one priority is the health and safety of our students, teachers, and staff,” said Texas...
    BRITNEY Spears dad has been in control of her finances and well being for over a decade now. Fans have been questioning whether the conservatorship should still be in place. 4Jamie Spears with his famous daughter BritneyCredit: Refer to Caption Who is Britney Spears dad Jamie and how old is he? Jamie was born on July 6, 1952, making him 68-years-old. He married Lynne in 1975. As well as Britney, the couple have two other children, Bryan James, born in...
    They confirm the finding: The United States Army confirmed through a press conference, without admitting questions, that the remains found are those of soldier Vanessa Guillén. “Our hearts are in prayers and thoughts with the family and friends of Private Vanessa Guillén,” said Scott Efflandt, Major General and Commander of Fort Hood Base. Congresswoman Sylvia García from Texas assured that the cases of sexual harassment of soldiers inside the base in Killeen, Texas, are a “worrying reality” that should...
    FORT CARSON, Colo. (CBS4)– Coronavirus cases appear to be at a crisis level in Texas. The Department of Defense is deploying 50 medical personnel from Fort Carson to San Antonio to help. The troops will embed themselves in medical facilities to provide help.
    FORT WORTH (CBSDFW.COM) – Officers with the Fort Worth Police Department are searching for a missing 13-year-old who was last seen Saturday evening. Miranda Hubanks is 5’4” tall and weighs 145 pounds. She has long, curly black hair and brown eyes. She was last seen in the 1600 block of Fairmount Ave., Fort Worth at 6 p.m. on July 4th. Miranda was last seen wearing a red bandana in her hair, a gray or light blue button down shirt with...
    One of Mexico’s top health officials is drawing harsh criticism after saying the high rate of Coronavirus fatalities is largely thanks to poor eating habits and obesity. The country now ranks fifth in the world for deaths. Mexico’s Undersecretary of Health Hugo Lopez Gatell recently took to social media to lash out at the public and various food companies for poor eating habits, which account for more than half of local Coronavirus fatalities. Lopez Gatell previously said that diabetes, obesity,...
    In major Texas cities, protesters and mourners took to the streets over the weekend as the remains found near Fort Hood were confirmed by family to belong to missing Army Spc. Vanessa Guillén. Guillén, 20, had been missing from the Central Texas Army base since April. The remains of a body found in a nearby shallow grave last week pushed the case into the national spotlight, according to The Washington Post. On Saturday and Sunday, protesters in Houston — Guilléns...
    TARRANT COUNTY (CBSDFW.COM) – Tarrant County has reported more than 14,000 positive novel coronavirus cases since the start of the pandemic and has seen a total of 236 deaths. New daily numbers will be released Monday as the county adds a temporary testing location. Maude Logan Elementary School, in the Fort Worth Independent School District, will be the host site for the new COVID-19 testing spot. Testing will be available Monday through Wednesday of this week from 10 a.m. to...