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Dallas County

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Top Dallas County Articles

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  • Mother In Missing Baby Case Confesses

    Mother In Missing Baby Case Confesses
    Less than a week ago, a tearful Tamaira Creagh was pleading for the safe return of her 9-month daughter, Daisja Weaver. "I just want her back", said the 19-year old Dallas woman. But, records now indicate while the tears were flowing, Creagh already...
  • Community College Enrollment Increases

    Community College Enrollment Increases
    Shamayne Stallcup,42, is searching for job security. The mother of 3 enrolled in Dallas' El Centro community college, hoping to become a medical assistant. She says, "There's such a variety in the medical assistant program that it wouldn't be difficult to...
  • Texas prepares for crush of executions

    Texas prepares for crush of executions
    Charles Hood and Lester Bower knew better than to hold out much hope that the U.S. Supreme Court was going to put a stop to their executions when it issued a key ruling on lethal injection last month. After all, in the years the two men have been on...
  • Study: Swine Flu may cause seizures in children

    Study: Swine Flu may cause seizures in children
    It seems like just yesterday it was springtime in north Texas, schools were closed because the swine flu threat. In May, in Dallas county, four kids were infected and all four suffered neurological complications, two had seizures. Dallas County Medical...
  • Troubled teens turn lives around through art

    Troubled teens turn lives around through art
    Troubled teens in Dallas County are getting their lives back on track — with paintbrushes and theater. Almost 70 teens at Southern Methodist University are putting finishing touches on artwork and rehearsals for their performances and art exhibit next...
  • Holly Yan

    Holly Yan
    Holly Yan is a reporter/videographer for The 33 News. Her beats include Dallas City Hall, Dallas Police Department and Dallas County government. Before joining KDAF-TV, Holly spent five years as a reporter for The Dallas Morning News, where she covered...
  • CDC Recommends Not Closing Schools for Swine Flu

    CDC Recommends Not Closing Schools for Swine Flu
    Early spring in north Texas. Schools are closed up and then sprayed down as the fear of swine flu spreads. Today the Center for Disease Control unveiled new swine flu guidelines for schools. Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced the...
  • LULAC Mentoring Service Aims at Graduating More Hispanics from High School

    LULAC Mentoring Service Aims at Graduating More Hispanics from High School
    The start of the school year comes with its share of nerves, especially for students. But a new program organized by LULAC's education service center hopes to change that. Thirteen should be a stress-free age, but some Dallas teens worry about their...
  • Jailhouse Doc: Parkland Hospital Jail Clinic

    Jailhouse Doc: Parkland Hospital Jail Clinic
    The Dallas County Jail is a health care challenge like no other. Inside the nation's seventh largest county jail, there lies another world, and the numbers are staggering. Doctors and nurses treat 100,000 patients a year. About 2,700 inmates are...
  • Back to School Shots

    Back to School Shots
    A little boy gets stuck with a needle and cries. Little does he know, he's one of the lucky ones. He just received his state mandated vaccinations, and next Monday, he'll get to go to school. On Thursday, it was standing room only at the Dallas County...
  • Dallas County May See Vaccine Extension

    Dallas County May See Vaccine Extension
    PrimaCare's Dr. Don Dillahunty isn't in the business of turning patients away. But that's what he and other medical professionals have had to do in recent days. They are out of the menin-gococcal vaccine. It's one of several new state-required...