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Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Police Chief Confirms Fired Officers Ignored Family Violence Cases

Six police officers have been fired from the Dallas Police Department. Among the six are two officers who department officials said ignored pleas from abused residents.

CBSDFW.COM–08/20/2013

Arlington police arrested Cameron Phillip Esparza, 28. He faces a felony charge of Injury to a Child and bail is set at $50,000. (credit: Arlington Police Department)

Police Arrest Man In Connection To Death Of Child Found At Motel

Police in Arlington have arrested Cameron Phillip Esparza, 28, on suspicion of injury to a child.

08/09/2013

Ronald Fay Schermerhorn (image from Tarrant Co Criminal District Attorney's Office)

Arlington Man Sentenced To Life For Sexual Abuse Of 4 Girls

A North Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison for sexually assaulting four young girls, including one who’s mentally disabled.

07/10/2013

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Fort Worth Police Officers Stop Stabbing By Shooting Man To Death

Fort Worth police shot and killed a man who was stabbing a woman in her home at The Hills Apartments Sunday morning.

06/23/2013

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Boy Scouts Appeal Texas Order To Turn Over Abuse Files

AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM/AP) – The Boy Scouts of America is asking the Texas Supreme Court to review an order requiring it to turn over years of so-called ‘perversion files’ in a child abuse lawsuit. BSA filed […]

06/19/2013

Dallas Police reported the rape of a woman at Glendale Park in Oak Cliff in March. The attack happened around 2 a.m. Police indicated the victim was abducted by two men near the Ledbetter and Sunnyvale Avenue area. She was then assaulted at the park. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Rape Cases Up In Dallas Compared To Last Year

Incidences of rape are up 12.4 percent in Dallas, according to the latest crime report, which city leaders looked over Monday.

06/10/2013

Taylor Jarrod Rice, 20, of Krum, was arrested on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old Keller resident. (credit: cbsdfw.com)

Man Arrested, Accused Of Sexually Assaulting 14-Year-Old

KELLER (CBDFW.COM) – Police have arrested a man on suspicion of sexually assaulting a 14-year-old Keller resident he met online. Taylor Jarrod Rice, 20, of Krum, met with the girl about five times in Keller. […]

06/07/2013

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Jasper Police Accused Of Beating Woman In Custody

The Southeast Texas town of Jasper has a history of racial unrest. Now an attorney says the city, its police department and two officers will be sued over the beating of an African American woman by two police officers.

06/06/2013

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Milton Bradley Convicted Of Abusing Wife

Former Rangers slugger Milton Bradley has been convicted of abusing his estranged wife. He faces more than seven years in jail at his sentencing, scheduled for July 2.

06/04/2013

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Caught On Video: Inmate Claims Abuse At Dallas County Jail

A Mesquite woman has filed a lawsuit for an incident caught on camera at the Dallas County Jail.

05/14/2013

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Texas House Passes Domestic Violence Registry Legislation

People with a history of domestic violence are now easier to track. The Texas House of Representatives debated and passed House Bill 21, creating a domestic violence registry for offenders.

05/10/2013

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