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North Texas schoolteacher Tammy Lowe turned herself in to Grand Prairie police and admitting being the person responsible for a hit and run accident that left a 6-year-old boy dead. (credit: Grand Prairie Police Dept.)

Former Teacher To Serve A Decade For Deadly Hit-And-Run

A former Grand Prairie school teacher was sentenced to ten years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a six-year-old boy.

08/22/2014

Mugshot of former Grand Prairie teacher Tammy Lowe, who is accused in the hit and run death of a 6-year-old boy. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Former Teacher On Trial For Hit & Run That Killed 6-Year-Old

Testimony expected to get underway Tuesday in the trial of a former teacher accused of killing a boy last year.

08/18/2014

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Duncanville ISD Adjusts Dress Code Amid Controversy

Duncanville ISD board members voted 4-2 to make changes to a controversial dress code, which led to some suspensions last spring at Duncanville High School.

08/12/2014

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Voters To Determine Fate Of Fracking Ban

The Denton City Council has decided voters will determine the fate of a controversial ban on hydraulic fracturing in the city.

07/16/2014

A woman walks, in sweltering heat, past sprinklers. (credit: Mladen Antonov/AFP/Getty Images)

Water Restrictions Likely Coming To Irving Residents

New water restriction rules may soon be in place for Irving residents.

CBS 11–07/14/2014

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Support Mixed For Immigration Plan At Meeting Of Dallas County Commissioners

Governor Rick Perry and Dallas Mayor Mike Rawlings were asked to attend a meeting with the President and local faith leaders when Obama is in Dallas Wednesday for a fund-raiser.

07/08/2014

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Some Question Judge’s Authority On Immigrant Children

Even as the White House prepares to take in potentially hundreds of children illegally crossing the border with Mexico on their own, some in Dallas County are questioning the authority to house them here.

07/07/2014

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State Democrats Hear From Female Nominees At Top Two Spots

The stage is set for Texas history to be made Friday night in Dallas.

06/27/2014

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Cause Of Fatal Colleyville Fire Still Unknown

Fire investigators in Colleyville are still trying to determine what caused a fire than killed a teenager.

06/24/2014

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World’s Top Urban Leaders Converge On Dallas

It’s a big week for city of Dallas officials who hosted hundreds of cultural and municipal leaders from around the world at the New Cities Summit on Tuesday.

06/17/2014

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Dallas Changes Bike Helmet Law

The city of Dallas elected to change the current bike helmet law, which will now apply only to those 17 and younger.

06/11/2014

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New Bill Would Limit Student Loan Payments

The average amount students from Texas owe is $24,000. But it’s small compared to some states.

06/09/2014

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