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Lawsuit Alleges FWPD Officers Used Excessive Force During Arrest

The City of Fort Worth and members of the police department are facing an excessive force lawsuit by a man who recorded his 2013 traffic stop and subsequent arrest, that he claims was unjust, on his cell phone.

CBSDFW.COM–07/15/2015

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46 North Texans Arrested In Massive Drug Ring Bust

A huge drug-conspiracy indictment was unsealed in Dallas charging 46 people with heroin, methamphetamine and cocaine distribution.

07/15/2015

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Judge Trims “Blurred Lines” Dispute Verdict

A judge on Tuesday trimmed more than $2 million from a verdict against Robin Thicke and Pharrell Williams over their hit “Blurred Lines,” but Marvin Gaye’s family will also get a significant share of future earnings from the 2013 hit song.

07/15/2015

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Justice Dept.: Food Companies Risk Prosecution For Outbreaks

Following a deadly listeria outbreak in ice cream, the Justice Department is warning food companies that they could face criminal and civil penalties if they poison their customers.

07/13/2015

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Sex Assault Victim Awarded $21 Million From Pizzeria Owner

Four years after an 18-year-old young woman was sexually assaulted by the owner of a popular Addison pizzeria, she has been awarded more than $20 million dollars in a civil suit.

07/10/2015

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Texan Guilty Over Hundreds Of Hoax White Powder Letters

A North Texas man faces up to 25 years in prison for mailing hundreds of white powder hoax letters to schools, government offices and U.S. embassies.

07/10/2015

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Appeals Panel Hears Arguments On Obama Immigration Action

A federal appeals court in New Orleans is set to hear arguments over President Barack Obama’s plan to protect from deportation as many as 5 million immigrants living in the United States illegally.

07/10/2015

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Sources: Head of Tarrant Co. DA’s Civil Division On Leave

CBS-11 News has learned, the head of the civil division in the Tarrant County District Attorney’s office, David Harris, is on leave.

07/09/2015

Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson speaks at a press conference at the Dirksen Federal Building on June 13, 2014 in Chicago, Illinois. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Judge Orders Homeland Security Chief, Others To Court

A federal judge in Texas has threatened to hold Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson and other top immigration enforcement officials in contempt of court for not fixing problems that led to work permits being mistakenly awarded under President Barack Obama’s executive immigration action after the judge had put the plan on hold.

07/09/2015

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Judge Awards Nearly $230,000 To Irving Woman Who Got 153 Robocalls

It wasn’t a robocall, but a federal judge left a message anyway for companies Tuesday when he awarded nearly $230,000 to a Texas woman, finding that a cable company crossed the line when it harassed her with 153 robocalls even after she complained about the wrong numbers.

07/08/2015

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Cosby Admits In Court Documents He Intended To Drug Women For Sex

Bill Cosby admitted in a 2005 deposition that he obtained Quaaludes with the intent of giving them to young women he wanted to have sex with.

07/06/2015

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Hood County Clerk Sued Over Gay Marriage Flap

A same-sex couple that was turned away while applying for a marriage license last week in Hood County is now suing the county clerk.

07/06/2015