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Chickens sit in a barn at a poultry farm. (credit: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

17 People Arrested In Cockfighting Bust

Sheriff’s deputies in Johnson County arrested 17 people late Saturday night for taking part in a cockfighting exhibition. A group of several other suspects fled from the scene.

03/24/2014

Empty school desks sit on a lawn. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Families Dealing With Severe Bullying, Threats

With just days before Thanksgiving they aren’t swapping holiday recipes, instead they are tackling the very real issue of bullying within the Alvarado ISD.

11/26/2013

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Family Of 4 Hurt In Johnson County RV Fire

A family of four, including two children, was seriously hurt Tuesday night after fire swept through their recreational vehicle outside of Alvarado, officials said.

11/20/2013

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Former DFW Cop Pleads Guilty In Steroids Case

Prosecutors say a former North Texas police officer faces up to three years in prison for tipping off a suspected steroids dealer who also allegedly was his supplier.

09/18/2013

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fracking Blamed In Lawsuit Filed By Families In Johnson County

ALVARADO (CBSDFW.COM) – Two families in Johnson County are blaming fracking and earthquakes for damage to their homes. They have filed a lawsuit naming the controversial natural gas drilling process as the cause for cracking […]

08/16/2013

Officer Dustin Dodson died Saturday night after a traffic accident earlier in the day. (Photo credit: Lancaster Police Department).

18-Year Jail Sentence For Crash That Killed Cop

A driver blamed for a 2012 crash that left an off-duty North Texas police officer dead has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

06/04/2013

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Alvarado Woman Dies In Single Car Crash

A 26-year-old Alvarado woman died in an overnight car crash after her vehicle rolled on a county road just outside of Burleson.

01/02/2013

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North Texas Landfill Capturing Greenhouse Gas

Americans throw away more trash per capita than any other country on the planet. That is a lot of trash. And where garbage piles up, there is a lot of gas. It is a matter of chemistry.

12/06/2012

A little girl runs in a witch costume on her way to a Halloween party. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sex Offenders Must Identify Themselves On Halloween

Registered sex offenders living in the Texas city of Alvarado are facing a strict ordinance on Halloween: Place two city-provided signs in front of their homes or face a $1,000 fine.

10/30/2012

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Police Arrest Suspected Serial Bank Robber

A man suspected of a multi-state bank robbery spree is caught, after allegedly hitting four banks in North Texas within a month.

CBSDFW.COM–09/06/2012

A seismologist notes data on a seismograph. (credit: Getty Images/Nicolas Asfouri/AFP)

Another Minor Quake Rattles Johnson County

Another earthquake rattled Johnson County at around 7:30 p.m. Monday night. The U.S. Geological Survey released information about the 2.4-magnitude quake.

07/10/2012

A seismologist notes data on a seismograph. (credit: Getty Images/Nicolas Asfouri/AFP)

Minor Earthquake Reported In Johnson County

Another earthquake rattled Johnson County early Friday morning, about four miles west of Alvarado. The 2.7-magnitude quake did not cause any damage, according to county officials.

07/06/2012

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