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Tarrant County Justice Of The Peace Sued For Sexual Harassment

A former Tarrant County Court Manager has filed a federal lawsuit against the County and Precinct 3 Justice of the Peace Russ Casey, claiming he repeatedly sexually harassed her for five years.

CBS 11–08/18/2015

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Man Guilty In Hired Gunman Shooting

A convicted hired gunman faces up to 20 years in prison on Friday for shooting a Carrollton woman in the face after being solicited by her husband to kill her.


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Student Loan Threat Hoax Gets Man Jailed

An Ohio man delinquent on paying his student loans was sentenced in Dallas to three years in prison for mailing a hoax white powder threatening letter to Texas.


The Texas death chamber in Huntsville, TX (Photo by Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Inmate Wants To Die, Supreme Court Gives OK

The justices turned down an appeal from Lopez’s attorneys who disregarded both his desire to die and lower court rulings that Lopez was competent to make that decision.


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Federal Judge Issues Ruling In Arlington Open Carry Lawsuit

In a short ruling this morning, Federal Judge Reed O’Connor has sided with the organization Open Carry Tarrant County and ruled against the city of Arlington.


The execution gurney in the death chamber in Huntsville, Texas. (credit: AP)

Lawyers Fight Execution, Despite Inmate’s Wish

Texas inmate Daniel Lee Lopez wants to be put to death Wednesday evening for striking and killing a police lieutenant with an SUV during a chase more than six years ago.


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Paxton No Longer Facing Contempt Hearing

The possibility of Republican Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton being held in contempt of court for impeding gay rights diminished Monday after a lawyer said the state agreed to update vital records policies for same-sex couples.


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Paxton Says He Shouldn’t Have To Go To Court

Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton has again told a federal judge that he shouldn’t have to personally appear before him and contest being held in contempt of court.


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Judge Recuses Himself From Hearings Involving Waco Bikers

A judge has removed himself from presiding over preliminary hearings for more than a dozen bikers who were arrested in the aftermath of the Waco restaurant shooting that left nine dead and 18 injured.


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Texas Officials Amend Death Certificate To Reflect Gay Union

State officials say they’ve complied with a court order and amended the death certificate of a man to include the name of his same-sex spouse.


DeLorean car at Universal Studios Hollywood's 'Back to the Future - The Ride' in University City, California. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Settlement In Suit Over DeLorean Hits Bump

Last year, the widow of John DeLorean sued a Texas company that, she said, has been illegally using the DeLorean name. The car was seen in “Back to the Future.”


Talal Ali Chammout - Uber driver arrested for the alleged sexual assault of a woman

Bond Raised For Uber Driver Accused Of Rape

The driver who stands accused of sexually assaulting one of his Uber passengers faced a judge in Dallas on Thursday.