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Teen Sentenced For Wreck That Killed 9

Teen Sentenced For Wreck That Killed 9

A Texas teenager is sentenced to 20 years in prison after being convicted in a 2012 wreck that killed... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Study: Fair Park Should be Privatized

Study: Fair Park Should be Privatized

A panel requested by Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings states that a non-profit entity could revitalize Fair Park. Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Report Addresses Distracted Teen Drivers

Report Addresses Distracted Teen Drivers

A recently released report indicates that motor vehicle wrecks are the leading cause of death for US teens. Read »

Aug 27, 2014
2nd Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas Co.

2nd Case of Chikungunya Confirmed in Dallas Co.

Dallas County Health and Human Services confirmed Wednesday the second case of imported Chikungunya virus in Dallas... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Students Returning to School After Gas Leak

Students Returning to School After Gas Leak

Students and faculty were evacuated from Dowell Middle School in McKinney due to a gas leak Wednesday morning. Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Dozens of Dogs Ready for Adoption After Rescue

Dozens of Dogs Ready for Adoption After Rescue

There is good news for two dozen dogs rescued from an East Texas home earlier this summer -- they're ready... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Mavs Offering Another Chance to Big-Bodied James

Mavs Offering Another Chance to Big-Bodied James

Though a disappointment through two seasons, the Mavs are giving Bernard James a third chance to stick. Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Police: Man Strikes Ex-Employee with Bat

Police: Man Strikes Ex-Employee with Bat

Abilene investigate the death of a man they say was struck with a baseball bat by his former boss as he tried... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
AAA Projects Record Travel Numbers on Labor Day

AAA Projects Record Travel Numbers on Labor Day

AAA Texas projects that a record number of Texans will travel during the upcoming Labor Day holiday. Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Bastrop County Settles With Teen Shot by Taser

Bastrop County Settles With Teen Shot by Taser

Bastrop County settles with the family of a high school student who suffered a brain injury after a deputy shot him... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Police: Houston Father Charged in Son's Death

Police: Houston Father Charged in Son's Death

Police say a Houston father has been charged with killing his 2-month-old son. Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Texas Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault of a Child

Texas Man Sentenced for Sexual Assault of a Child

An East Texas man has been sentenced to three 99-year prison sentences for sexually abusing a 14-year-old... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
In Wake of Ferguson, Dallas Police Try to Build Trust

In Wake of Ferguson, Dallas Police Try to Build Trust

In the aftermath of the police shooting in Ferguson, Missouri, some police departments are renewing efforts to reach... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Off-Duty Officer Kills Armed Man Following Shooting

Off-Duty Officer Kills Armed Man Following Shooting

Dallas police say an off-duty police officer fatally shot a man after witnessing an incident where another man... Watch »

Aug 28, 2014
Charge with Life Sentence for Pot Brownies Dropped

Charge with Life Sentence for Pot Brownies Dropped

Prosecutors have dropped a first-degree felony drug charge that could have imprisoned a 19-year-old Texas man... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
Mother, 5 Kids Hurt in Oak Cliff Home Explosion

Mother, 5 Kids Hurt in Oak Cliff Home Explosion

A gas leak is suspected as the cause of a house explosion in Dallas that injured a woman and her five children early... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
Grand Jury Clears GPPD Officers in Teen's Shooting

Grand Jury Clears GPPD Officers in Teen's Shooting

A grand jury has declined to indict three suburban Dallas police officers in the fatal Christmas Day shooting death... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
SMU Adds Kevlar-Fortified Liners to Helmets

SMU Adds Kevlar-Fortified Liners to Helmets

SMU has added Kevlar-fortified liners designed to lower the risk of concussions to the inside of its... Read »

Aug 27, 2014
TCU Will Play Both QBs, Not Saying Who is Starting

TCU Will Play Both QBs, Not Saying Who is Starting

Trevone Boykin is in the same position he was last year with TCU, again part of the unanswered question of who will... Read »

Aug 26, 2014
Flu Cases Continuing Outside Typical Season

Flu Cases Continuing Outside Typical Season

Many doctors in North Texas are seeing something rare for this time of year: the flu. They are cautioning that this... Watch »

Aug 27, 2014
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