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Protective Order Against State Senator Denied

A judge has denied an Oklahoma woman’s request for a protective order against a Texas state senator whom she accuses of stalking her.

05/20/2015

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Trial Begins For Ex-Husband Of Murdered 911 Caller Deanna Cook

The murder trial is underway for the Balch Springs man accused of killing Deanna Cook. Cook is the North Texas woman whose physical attack and murder was recorded during a 911 call that she had placed for help.

CBSDFW.COM–05/18/2015

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Accused ISIS Supporter To Remain Detained

The man from Mesquite who is at the center of an FBI terror investigation appeared in a Dallas courtroom on Friday morning.

05/15/2015

Mugshot of Tyrone Christoper Allen. (credit: Texas Dept. of Public Safety)

Dallas Case Has Appeals Court Looking At Mental Capacity & The Death Penalty

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals ruled that a Dallas County judge has the right to hold a hearing to figure out whether an accused murderer has the mental capacity to face the death penalty.

CBSDFW.COM–05/14/2015

Jake Evans, 17, is suspected of shooting and killing both his mother and sister in a small town just south of Aledo. (credit: Parker Co. Sheriff's Office)

Parker Co Judge Sentences Teen To 45-Years For Killing Mother And Sister

A judge in Parker County has sentenced a teenager to 45-years in prison for killing his mother and sister. It’s a deal that means the family won’t have to go through a trial.

04/30/2015

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Juror No. 15: Texas Gov. Abbott Reports To Austin Jury Duty

Republican Gov. Greg Abbott’s return to a courtroom had nothing to do with suing Washington.

04/27/2015

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House OKs Bill Spurred By Irving Highway Patrol Cavity Search

A house bill written in response to a controversial highway patrol cavity search in Irving has been approved.

04/27/2015

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SPCA Receives Nearly 400 Fighting Roosters & Hens After Raid

An Ellis County judge gave 384 cruelly treated roosters and hens to the SPCA of Texas. They’ll soon be evaluated and put up for adoption on a case by case basis.

04/23/2015

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Woman Gets Life Sentence For Husband’s Murder

An Ellis County jury has sentenced a Red Oak woman to life in prison for the 2012 murder of her husband.

04/23/2015

Jacob Everett (image via Tarrant County DA)

22-Year-Old Found Guilty In 2014 Arlington Shoe Store Murder

A guilty verdict has been reached in a Tarrant County capital murder trial against a 22-year old man in connection with a February 2014 murder.

04/22/2015

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Convicted Plano Gas Line Bomber Makes Wild Accusations In Court

The Plano man whose homemade bomb went off in his face while trying to blow up a gas line has lost another round in court.

04/21/2015

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Former UT Dallas Student Indicted For Having Shotgun On Campus

A former University of Texas-Dallas student has been indicted for having a weapon on campus.

04/20/2015