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Supreme Court Divided In Housing Bias Debate

The Supreme Court appeared to be sharply divided on Wednesday in their debate over a decades-old strategy for fighting discrimination in housing.

01/21/2015

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Fort Worth Mortuary Owners Face More Charges

Tarrant County prosecutors filed more charges against owners of Johnson Family Mortuary in Fort Worth.

CBS 11–01/20/2015

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Fort Worth Man On Death Row Loses Supreme Court Appeal

The U.S. Supreme Court has rejected an appeal from a Fort Worth man convicted of killing a 61-year-old grandmother at her Johnson County home nearly five years ago.

01/20/2015

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Attorney: Tests Show Brain Of Kaufman DA Killer “Is” Damaged

The attorney for convicted Kaufman County killer Eric Williams is asking for a new trial after receiving the results of a brain scan done on his client.

CBSDFW.COM–01/16/2015

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Plano Couple Optimistic About Future Of Same Sex Marriage

News that the Supreme Court will take up same sex marriage in America was welcome news to a Plano couple who has been fighting for years for the right to marry.

CBS 11–01/16/2015

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26 Settle Suit In 2012 Texas Veterans Parade Crash That Killed 4

Twenty-six people who were hurt or had family members killed when a freight train struck a veterans parade float in Midland two years ago have settled their lawsuit against Union Pacific Railroad

01/16/2015

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Plano Kidnapping Suspect Appears In Court

Enrique Arochi appeared in court on Thursday. He faces aggravated kidnapping charges following the disappearance of Fort Worth woman Christina Morris.

01/15/2015

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Forney & Its Police Chief Sued Over Traffic Stop

A woman is seeking $2 million in damages in a lawsuit against the city of Forney and its police chief after officers mistakenly pulled her over for a traffic stop in August.

01/14/2015

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5 Charged With Running Huge Prescription Drug Scheme

Five people have been charged with illegally selling vast quantities of prescription drugs — including the cough syrup nicknamed “purple drank” — and shipping some from Texas to Southern California.

01/13/2015

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Texas Inmate Facing Execution Loses Appeal At Supreme Court

The U.S. Supreme Court has refused to consider an appeal from an East Texas man facing execution in March for a shootout that left two Henderson County sheriff’s deputies dead nearly eight years ago.

01/12/2015

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Dallas Couple Reflects As Appeals Court Hears Gay Marriage Case

Like most couples who have spent more than a half century finishing each others sentences — and interrupting others — Jack Evans and George Harris fit like an old pair of jeans.

CBS 11–01/09/2015

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Civil Rights Loom As Appeals Court Considers Texas Gay Marriage

Texas, Mississippi and Louisiana took their stands against same-sex marriage Friday before a federal appellate court with a legacy of pushing Deep South conservatives out of their comfort zones on civil rights.

01/09/2015