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  • Slain Officer: Lancaster Mourns Craig Lamont Shaw

    Slain Officer: Lancaster Mourns Craig Lamont Shaw
    Officer Craig Lamont Shaw, 37, was a married father of two. " We are heartbroken," said Lancaster Police Chief Keith Humphrey. Shaw was shot to death at the River Bend apartment complex Sunday evening. The Dallas County Sheriff says David Brown Jr.,...
  • Garland Cop Killer To Be Executed

    Garland Cop Killer To Be Executed
    Former Dallas County Prosecutor, Jason January, says he never hesitated when seeking the death penalty for then suspected cop killer, Kenneth Mosley more than a decade ago. "From day one, this was the kind of case with severe violence and inhumanity...
  • Thousands March Against Abortion

    Thousands March Against Abortion
    As pro-life and pro-choice advocates across the country prepare to mark the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, thousands gathered in Dallas today to protest abortion. Cassandra Malone is one of the pro-life advocates who had an abortion years ago and now...
  • SMU student found dead in campus housing

    SMU student found dead in campus housing
    A Southern Methodist University student was found dead in his room on campus today, SMU officials said. The student, whose identity was not released pending notificaiton of relatives, was found in a campus housing facility about 12:30 p.m. SMU officials...
  • Texans take their chances on Powerball

    Texans take their chances on Powerball
    After a little prodding by a cashier, Bobby Washington finally forked over a dollar and bought his first Powerball ticket. "This is my lucky day," he said. "This is the lucky ticket." On Wednesday, Texas joins 41 other states, as well as the District of...
  • 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...
  • Exclusive: Dallas County Exonerees Talk about Latest Court Ruling, More Than $1M Ahead

    Exclusive: Dallas County Exonerees Talk about Latest Court Ruling, More Than $1M Ahead
    After spending more than a decade in prison for a murder they didn't commit, Christopher Scott and Claude Simmons can now officially say they are exonerated. The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled Scott, 39, and Simmons, 54, were innocent in the death...
  • Dallas County Buzz on 2010 Mosquito Season

    Dallas County Buzz on 2010 Mosquito Season
    It's that time of year again, when pesky mosquitoes start to wreak havoc on outdoor plans. With all the wet weather North Texas has seen in recent weeks, creeks and other flood prone areas are about to see an abundance of nuisance mosquitoes. "With...
  • Attorney General Abbott Charges Dallas-Area Travel Clubs With Unlawfully Defrauding Members

    Texas Attorney General Greg Abbott today charged a Dallas-area travel firm and three of its principals with violating the Texas Deceptive Trade Practices Act (DTPA). According to a lawsuit filed by the state, Royal Palms Travel Inc. and All Inclusive...
  • Arrested Suspect Admits Involvement In Five JCPenney Burglaries

    Arrested Suspect Admits Involvement In Five JCPenney Burglaries
    Investigators with the St. Tammany Parish Sheriff's Office have, with the cooperation of the Pasadena (TX) Police Department, made an arrest in connection with the August 16 burglary of the JCPenney store on Hwy. 21 in the Covington area. Hector...