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Family Files Suit Over Texas Inmates & Air Conditioning

A North Texas family has filed a federal lawsuit against the state, after a man died in a prison that didn’t have air conditioning. Larry Gene McCollum suffered heat stroke last summer, while serving time at the Hutchins State Jail in Dallas.

06/27/2012

At I-30 & Eastchase. 3:23pm  Photo by Payton Scarth

Scorching Summer Here Already: DFW Airport Hits 106º

Tuesday marks the hottest day of the year so far and the earliest DFW Airport hit 106º since the dreaded, scorched days of 1980.

06/26/2012

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Dallas Apartments Suffer Heat Without A/C

Tuesday will be another day of triple-digit heat for DFW, but some Dallas apartment complex residents have been forced to deal with the high temperatures without any relief.

06/26/2012

Children take a swimming class at a pool. (credit: AFP/GettyImages)

North Texans Find Creative Ways To Reduce Energy Consumption

On Monday, CBS 11 News found a number of parents who found creative ways to reduce their electricity consumption. Most simply took advantage of someone else’s electricity .

06/25/2012

In-window air conditioners for sale. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Cooling Stations Open Across North Texas

To help those who need relief during the extreme heat the Salvation Army has set up more than a dozen cooling stations across North Texas.

06/25/2012

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Air Condition Coolant Being Phased Out, Prices Triple

If the air conditioning unit at your home was manufactured before 2010 expect a common summer repair to cost up to triple the usual amount.

03/29/2012

An airconditioning unit damaged by thieves at Adell Community Fellowship. (credit: Parker Co. Sheriff's Office)

Duncanville Church Holds Service After A/C Units Stolen

Beads of sweat formed on Pastor Joe Temte’s forehead Sunday shortly after holding his service. When a church member finally walked outside to check the air conditioning units, he realized three were gone – ripped out and stolen, most likely for the copper inside.

08/07/2011

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North Texas Churches Target of Thieves

Members of the Chisolm Baptist Church in Rockwall came to church on Sunday in flip-flops and shorts after 10 of the church’s air conditioners were stolen.

08/05/2011

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Elderly Woman Dies From Heat After A/C Stolen

A 79-year-old Oak Cliff woman succumbs to the North Texas heat and dies in her home just two days after reporting to police that her central air conditioner had been stolen.

08/04/2011

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Energy Assistance Money Not Helping Texans In Need

In the stifling heat currently impacting North Texas, even the sound of a small air conditioning unit can be music to your ears.

08/02/2011

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New Dallas County Fund Is A Big Fan Of Air Conditioners

The Dallas County Commissioners are embracing a new fund designed to provide air conditioners for the needy to make sure nobody has to fight the heat without help.

08/02/2011

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Dallas County Wants Elderly To Beat The Heat

In neighborhoods across Dallas, the concern during the current string of 100+ degree days North Texas is the connection between elderly homeowners and their reluctance to run air conditioning units.

07/28/2011

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