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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

(credit: Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice)

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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Texas Executes Irving Killer

An ex-convict who confessed to killing five people at a Dallas-area car wash a week after he was fired from his job has been executed.

CBSDFW.COM–09/20/2012

Bobby Lee Hines (credit: Texas Department of Criminal Justice)

DNA Test Confirms Death Row Inmate’s Guilt

The Dallas County District Attorney’s Office will seek a new execution date for a death row inmate now that DNA test results are in.

CBSDFW.COM–09/06/2012

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NFL Retirees Appeal Dismissed NFLPA Lawsuit

The group led by Hall of Fame defensive end Carl Eller filed Thursday with the 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in St. Louis.

06/21/2012

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