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Former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom Delay leaves the Travis County Jail after being sentence to three years in prison with probation and posting $20,000 bail bond on January 10, 2011 in Austin, Texas. The one-time prominent Republican Delay was convicted of channeling $190,000 in corporate donations in 2002 through the Republican National Committee to Republican candidates for the Texas state legislature. Texas law prohibits corporations from giving directly to political campaigns.   (Photo by Ben Sklar/Getty Images)

High Texas Criminal Court Will Hear Tom DeLay Case

The overturned conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay will be reviewed by the highest criminal court in Texas.

03/19/2014

What Should I Do If My Insurer Denies A Claim?

If your insurer denies a claim, you have two options for appeal: internally with the insurance company and externally with the government.

03/12/2014

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Convicted Dallas-Area Killer On Death Row Loses Appeal

A convicted killer facing execution next month for a Dallas-area slaying 11 years ago has lost an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.

02/24/2014

Early voting in Ohio (Credit: BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

Appeals Court Reverses Voter Registrar Ruling

A federal appeals court has overturned a lower-court ruling that blocked Texas from enforcing new restrictions on volunteer voter registrars.

10/03/2013

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dez Wants To Appeal Throat-Slash Fine

Bryant has been fined $7,875 by the league for a throat-slash gesture made after his first-quarter touchdown. He now says he will appeal.

09/25/2013

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Appeal Seeks To Halt Dallas County Woman’s Execution

The lawyer for a Dallas County woman set to die next week is appealing to block the woman’s execution, which would be the 500th in Texas since the state resumed carrying out the death penalty in 1982.

06/19/2013

Costa Rica v United States - FIFA 2014 World Cup Qualifier

FIFA Upholds Snowy US Win Over Costa Rica

FIFA has upheld the United States’ 1-0 win over Costa Rica in a snowy World Cup qualifier last week, saying the protest by the visitors was not filed correctly.

03/26/2013

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Texas Inmate Ordered Retried In ’80 ‘Waiting Ever Since’

Texas prisoner Jerry Hartfield was still a young man when he was told his murder conviction had been overturned and he would get a new trial. Hartfield was moved off death row, but 32 years later is still waiting for that new trial.

01/04/2013

Last Minute Appeal Denied For Texas Death Row Inmate

A Texas man whose lawyers said was mentally ill and incompetent for execution headed to the death chamber Wednesday for killing a 12-year-old girl more than a decade ago.

10/10/2012

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NFL Commissioner Reissues Bounty Discipline

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell has handed down new discipline to four players in connection with the NFL’s bounty investigation of the Saints.

10/09/2012

Cleve Foster is scheduled for execution on Tuesday. He is charged with the abduction and slaying a woman a decade ago near Fort Worth.   (credit: TX Dept. of Criminal Justice)

Inmate Executed For Fort Worth Murder

A former Army recruiter was executed Tuesday evening in Texas for participating in the shooting death of a woman he and a buddy met 10 years ago at a Fort Worth bar.

09/25/2012

Cleve Foster is scheduled for execution on Tuesday. He is charged with the abduction and slaying a woman a decade ago near Fort Worth.   (credit: TX Dept. of Criminal Justice)

Supreme Court Will Not Stop Execution Again

The U.S. Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stop the execution of a former Army recruiter who had received three previous stays of execution for his role in the shooting death of a woman he met at a Fort Worth bar.

CBSDFW.COM–09/25/2012

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