| Aug 23, 2010
Dallas County Schools is attacking the problem of stop-arm violators with pricey cameras and a policy initiative. The district wants to have any place where a school bus stops and drops its stop-arm declared a school zone.
Ten new buses in the district...
| Aug 31, 2010
| 8:23 AM
The Dallas Police Department has recognized a spike in the number of sexual assault offenses reported for this year. There have been 25% more sexual assault offenses reported this year than for the same time period last year.
Analysis shows that...
| May 4, 2011
| 12:11 PM
The way Dallas Police put it, she first passed out, then she ran over her husband, then she tried to flee the scene. Mary Jane Lane, 50, of Balch Springs Texas faces a charge of driving while intoxicated after the accident in Dallas Tuesday.
| Sep 27, 2010
Stephen Brodie couldn't hear the applause explode in a Dallas courtroom, after a judge set aside his conviction for sexually assaulting a child. The deaf man bowed his head and wept as the judge announced her decision that would set him free.
| Jan 7, 2011
It's been a long road for Cornelius Dupree, 51. He served 30 years in prison after being convicted of a Dallas rape and robbery in 1980. DNA tests on evidence recently proved his innocence.
Dupree served more time than anyone in the state recently...
| Feb 18, 2011
| 7:52 AM
The Texas Tribune
Minorities Drove Texas Growth, Census Figures Show
by Ross Ramsey, Matt Stiles, Julian Aguilar and Ryan Murphy, The Texas Tribune
The state's explosive growth during the past...
| Jul 19, 2011
Jennifer knows her admission almost a decade later may create backlash, but she is speaking out about an execution scheduled to take place Wednesday.
"I made a wrong decision," said the North Texas woman, who doesn't want her last name used.
| Jul 20, 2011
Wednesday was full of angst for Mark Stroman, a Texas inmate who called himself the "Arab Slayer." It was the date for his scheduled execution.
Stroman was sentenced to death after being convicted of killing two, and injuring one, Middle Eastern men in...
| Jul 26, 2011
It's the sound of summer--AC units humming away under the blazing Texas sun.
25 consecutive days and counting of 100 degree temperatures--but there is another countdown--the one when the electricity bill arrives.
You know, the bill that people like...
| Aug 1, 2011
Fighting back the tears, Nick Madison spoke out from behind bars at the Dallas County Jail to express remorse for what he calls a dangerous decision.
"I regret it, every second and every minute of it," said the 24-year old medical technician.
| Aug 5, 2011
| 10:11 AM
OAK CLIFF, Texas (KTLA) -- Authorities in Texas say an elderly woman died of heat exhaustion two days after reporting that her air conditioner had been stolen.
Dolores Grissom, 79, was found dead in her home in Oak Cliff on July 16 as Texas experienced...