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Dallas County

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  • Dallas Terror Suspect's Father Says His Son is Innocent

    Dallas Terror Suspect's Father Says His Son is Innocent
    A 19-year-old Jordanian citizen was arraigned this morning by a Dallas County magistrate after being accused of trying to bomb an iconic downtown Dallas skyscraper. The soft-spoken Hosam Maher Husein Smadi waived his right to a detention hearing during...
  • Vaccine Deadline Looms

    Vaccine Deadline Looms
    Time is running out for parents to get their children vaccinated or risk having their kids turned away at school. About 300 and 500 children a day have come to the Dallas County health department for school immunizations recently. Today, parents and...
  • Vaccine Deadline Expires: Final Rush To The End

    Vaccine Deadline Expires: Final Rush To The End
    The Dallas County Heath Department looks like a line at Six Flags, but the new state vaccine mandate hasn't been a fun ride. This is what Dallas County Health Director Zachary Thompson said right before the first deadline last month. "This was the...
  • Flu Vaccines: H1N1 Late, Seasonal Delayed

    Flu Vaccines: H1N1 Late, Seasonal Delayed
    H1N1 is causing all kinds of health problems, and now you can add manufacturing issues to the list. The crunch to produce the H1N1 vaccine has cut into production of the seasonal flu vaccine. Passport Health Executive Director Arthur Dawson received...
  • Problems With North Texas' H1N1 Vaccine Arrival

    Problems With North Texas'  H1N1 Vaccine Arrival
    White boxes with doses of the H1N1 vaccine finally arrived at the Dallas County Health Department. It's what health care workers had been waiting for, but there are two problems. The first delivery, 700 doses, is a drop in the bucket of the 25, 000 doses...
  • Officials Seize 400 Barnyard Animals in Dallas County

    Officials Seize 400 Barnyard Animals in Dallas County
    SPCA officials and Dallas County Constables teamed up for a livestock raid in Dallas County. It happened Tuesday morning in Sunnyvale. Pamela Kearney-Lopez insists her family has done nothing wrong. "This is a lie. It's a big lie. It's a money making...
  • H1N1: New Numbers

    H1N1: New Numbers
    So far this year, nine people in Dallas county have died from H1N1, including 4 four kids under the age of eighteen. Since April, nationwide, 76 kids have died from H1N1. Sixteen alone in the past week. Compare those numbers to the seasonal flu which...
  • Dallas man freed after 14 years in prison for murder and attempt murder convictions

    Dallas man freed after 14 years in prison for murder and attempt murder convictions
    Richard Miles always believed one day his murder and attempted murder convictions would be overturned. Monday turned out to be that day. After spending 14 years in prison, Miles was set free after authorities agreed that he did not receive a fair...
  • Flu Shots: Dallas County Will Run Out

    Flu Shots: Dallas County Will Run Out
    The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says 506,000 doses of the H1N1 vaccine are being shipped to Texas. But, chances are you won't have the option of getting the shot. Only 20,000 doses will be available in Dallas County. "20,000 doses is...
  • Limited Number of H1N1 Vaccines Arrive In North Texas

    Limited Number of H1N1 Vaccines Arrive In North Texas
    The Dallas County Department of Health and Human Services was busy today with people getting back-to school shots. When it comes to the H1N1 vaccine, however, Director Zach Thompson says, "It's like having one slice of pizza at a party and you gotta...
  • College Students Help Free Wrongfully Convicted Men

    College Students Help Free Wrongfully Convicted Men
    After 12 years of wrongful imprisonment, two men are going to be exonerated this week. But unlike the 20 previous exonerations in Dallas County, this case doesn't involve DNA. Claude Simmons and Christopher Shun Scott were wrongfully convicted for the...