President Joe Biden’s First Primetime Address To The NationPresident Joe Biden set a goal of July 4 to reopen the country in his first primetime address on Thursday night, March 11.
DeSoto Lady Eagles Garner Support As They Seek First State TitleThe DeSoto Lady Eagles are on the verge of history. They’re boarding the bus for San Antonio with hopes of bringing back their first state title.
3 Simple Steps To Apply For Texas Winter Storm Property Tax ReliefHundreds of thousands of Texans whose homes were damaged from last month’s winter storms could be eligible for property tax relief.
Dallas County DA’s Office Recommends Benjamine Spencer Set Free After 34 Years Behind BarsFor 34 years Benjamine Spencer, 56, has insisted he was wrongfully convicted in a deadly 1988 robbery.
Most Texans Who Want COVID-19 Vaccine May Already Be EligibleWhile age, profession, health and socioeconomic status have been given priority by the state so far, qualifying conditions for everyone over 16 are broad.
Texas AG Ken Paxton Suing Austin, Travis County For Not Lifting Local Mask MandateOn Wednesday, Paxton told Travis County Judge Andy Brown and Austin Mayor Steve Adler he would sue them if they didn’t lift local orders.
Thursday Evening News BriefHere’s what made news Thursday, March 11.
Suspected North Texas Serial Rapist’s List Of Possible Victims Continues To GrowDNA evidence has linked Jeffrey Wheat to another sexual assault as he hits in jail charged with two other violent attacks on women.
Law Enforcement Effort Helps Rescue Children At Risk Of Being Trafficked In DFW AreaIn February, federal agencies worked with various North Texas cities to locate 31 missing kids. Most were runaways, but CBS 11 News was told seven were at risk of being trafficked.
Should ‘Other Essential Workers’ Have Been Included In Texas’ COVID-19 Vaccine 1C Group?Health departments across Texas are getting prepared for the next phase as they open up their waitlists to accept those in the state’s 1C phase which includes people 50-64 years old.
The Grammy’s: Best New ArtistThe official guidelines are as follows: “For a new artist who releases, during the Eligibility Year, the first recording which establishes the public identity of that artist.”
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Thursday Weather UpdateOvercast. Low 66F. Winds SSE at 10 to 15 mph.
Ones For Wellness: Daylight Saving Time And KidsIt may seem like losing an hour isn’t much, but for children it certainly is.
The Grammys: Record Of The YearThis award goes to the song with the best production and vocal performance of the year, and with past winners like “Uptown Funk,” “This Is America” and “Hello,” it is a very hit-driven category.
At Least 1 Dead After Big Rig Crash In Ellis County, 2 Lanes Of Northbound I-45 Shut DownIt happened around 1:45 p.m. Thursday, March 11, in the northbound lanes of I-45 near FM 1182 in the town of Alma. Katie Johnston reports.
Fugitive Gerardo Alvarez, Accused Of Killing Carrollton ISD Employee, Captured In Mexico And Returned To TexasThe suspect in the 2013 murder of a Carrollton-Farmers Branch Independent School District employee has been captured in Mexico and returned to North Texas. Katie Johnston reports.
‘A True Consideration’: Matthew McConaughey Thinking About Run For Texas GovernorActor and Texas native Matthew McConaughey says he’s considering a run for governor of the Lone Star State. Katie Johnston reports.
Texas Gas Prices Reach Nearly 2-Year High This WeekDrivers in Texas are seeing some of the highest gas prices on average this week in nearly two years, AAA reports. Katie Johnston reports.
Rowlett Resident Wins $3 Million From Scratch TicketThe Texas Lottery on Thursday announced a Rowlett resident won the top prize of the game 500X Loteria Spectacular worth $3 million. Katie Johnston reports.
Texas Expanding Eligibility For COVID-19 VaccinesTexas is expanding eligibility for the COVID-19 vaccine, but essential workers are looking to move up in the line.
A Boy’s Lost Space Ranger Goes On A ‘Special Mission’ From Dallas And BeyondMaybe to infinity, but definitely not beyond… one little boy’s action figure takes the trip of a lifetime after being left on a Southwest Airlines plane at Dallas Love Field Airport. Katie Johnston reports.
Man Walks Into Dallas Business, Shoots Dog Multiple Times – Now Detectives Need Help Identifying Him The Dallas Police Department is asking for the public’s help identifying a man who shot a large, black lab-type dog multiple times causing injuries on March 3. Katie Johnston reports.
Dallas County DA’s Office Recommends Benjamine Spencer Set Free After 34 Years Behind BarsFor 34 years Benjamine Spencer, 56, has insisted he was wrongfully convicted in a deadly 1988 robbery. Now, the Dallas County District Attorney’s Office agrees. It’s recommending Spencer’s conviction be vacated. Katie Johnston reports.