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Dallas County

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  • School Closures Across DFW

    School Closures Across DFW
    Dozens of schools, businesses and agencies are closed today. Dallas ISD remains open, but all after-school activities -- including atheletics -- are cancelled for today. Here is the latest list: Aledo ISD: Closed. Alvord ISD: Closed. Argyle Liberty...
  • UPDATED: Teen who died exiting school bus identified

    UPDATED: Teen who died exiting school bus identified
    A 15-year-old girl from J. J. Pearce High School died after exiting a moving school bus this afternoon. The Dallas County medical examiner's office identified the girl as Anquanete Patterson of Dallas. The school bus was in the 1000 block of West Spring...
  • Collin County Has the Lowest Tuition In State

    Collin County Has the Lowest Tuition In State
    Collin College is the most affordable community college in the state of Texas, now that school board members have voted to lower tuition. It couldn't come at a better time, as a record number of students are beginning college. When times get tough, more...
  • Swine Flu Round Up

    Swine Flu Round Up
    Health officials are reporting the first H1N1, or Swine Flu, related death in Dallas County. The victim was a 52-year-old woman. This news comes at a time when Health Departments across North Texas are urging people to get ready for a potential flu...
  • I-45, US 75 among most-congested roads in Texas

    I-45, US 75 among most-congested roads in Texas
    The I-45/US 75 corridor through Texas accounts for 6 of the 10 most-congested roads in Texas, according to a new report from the Texas Department of Transportation. Houston gets top honors in this report. TxDot says I-45 between Beltway 8 and I-610 is...
  • No Refusal Weekend

    No Refusal Weekend
    It's Labor Day weekend, and a 'no refusal' weekend for anyone driving drunk. If you say no to a breathalyzer test, police can draw blood. In Dallas County, 10 people were tested on Friday Night, and last night blood samples were taken from another 9...
  • New Law Turns Local Exonerees Into Instant Millionaires

    New Law Turns Local Exonerees Into Instant Millionaires
    It is payday for Texas exonerees that spent years behind bars for crimes they didn't commit. Many of the wrongly-convicted are in line to become instant millionaires, according to a new state law. The compensation plan from the state would pays $80,000...
  • Update on Texas Preparations for Hurricane Ike

    AUSTIN - Gov. Rick Perry today ordered the continued deployment of state resources in anticipation of Hurricane Ike's landfall along the Texas coast. At the request of local officials today, the state began assisting with the evacuations of medical...
  • Dallas Police Arrest Man in Car Salesman's Slaying

    A man charged with capital murder denies pushing a car salesman out of the vehicle during a test drive. In interviews with Dallas-Fort Worth television stations today, James Thorpe says the car salesman jumped out while the vehicle was going about 50...
  • Holiday Jobs could be Hard to Find

    Bryan Dorsett was high in a tree in Dallas installing christmas lights. The 20-year old part-time construction worker managed to snag a job with The Christmas Light Company. Dorsett says even though it's just temporary he's glad to have employment. "I...
  • Popular Texas Senator makes step toward run for Governor

    Republican Kay Bailey Hutchison may be ready to make the leap that she has hinted at for years. The popular Republican formed a state exploratory committee to test the waters in a possible bid for Texas Governor. SMU Political Analyst Cal Jillson thinks...