County to Clear Criminal Records for Stolen IDs, Lawmaker Tries to Ax Film Incentives, Mueller Transparency: Your Tuesday Morning Roundup

Good morning. Here is a look at the top headlines as we start the day.☀️ Weather: Another chilly morning, then sunny and mild. Low: 48 degrees. High: 77 degrees.Do you want to get this roundup via email? Sign up for our newsletters here.Dallas County to clear criminal records for people whose identities have been stolenLots of people scrambled to check their credit reports and bank accounts after hackers accessed 145 million Americans' personal information from the Equifax credit bureau.But many of them probably didn't think about whether they could end up with a criminal record if their identities were stolen. Dallas County District Attorney Faith Johnson said that every year about 300 identity theft victims file petitions in the county to expunge their records of crimes they didn't commit.Johnson plans to have an Identity Theft Expo on Oct. 28 at the Meadows Conference Center to help victims clear their names.And: A woman accused of leaving two young, malnourished children chained to the ground and tied up with a dog leash in a San Antonio backyard has been sentenced to 50 years in prison.Also: A man and a woman were taken into custody after a police chase that began Sunday night in Dallas and ended in Fort Worth.  Continue reading...

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