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Disturbing New Details About Murder Of 5-Year-Old Dallas Girl

The five-year-old Dallas girl, who police say was murdered by her teenaged cousin, was playing with two other children moments before she was killed.

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Witness Led Police To Relative Suspected Of Killing 5-Year-Old

There are new developments in the case of a 5-year-old girl murdered in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas. Police now say a teenaged relative killed the little girl.

CBSDFW.COM–09/01/2014

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Dallas Police Look For Capital Murder Suspect

Dallas Police are looking for a suspect in connection with a July 9, 2014 murder.

08/02/2014

DFR firefighter Stanley A. Wilson. (credit: Dallas Fire Rescue)

City Refuses To Release Findings In Firefighter’s Death Investigation

The city of Dallas has told the widow of a fallen firefighter that it can not release the findings of his death because of an ongoing “criminal investigation” into possible arson.

07/31/2014

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Texas Shooting Suspect Collapses In Court

A man accused of killing six members of his ex-wife’s family, including four children, collapsed in court Friday as a prosecutor recited the charges against him.

07/11/2014

The judge's podium in a courtroom. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Convicted Killer Of Wife And 2 Stepsons Loses Death Penalty Appeal

Texas’ highest criminal court has refused an appeal from a Dallas man sent to death row for fatally stabbing his two stepsons during a 2007 attack that also killed his wife.

05/14/2014

Samuel Velez (Credit: Tarrant County Criminal DA)

Man Gets Life Without Parole For Murdering Ex-Girlfriend’s Mother

A Fort Worth man convicted of stabbing his ex-girlfriend and killing her mother has been sentenced to life without parole.

04/11/2014

Mugshot of accused SXSW crash driver Rashad Owens. (credit: Austin Police Dept.)

Suspect In Deadly South By Southwest Crash Formally Charged

The drunken-driving suspect who police say killed two people after smashing through a street barricade at SXSW did not use his brakes and even accelerated as he approached crowds. Rashad Owens is now charged with one count of Capital Murder.

03/14/2014

Friends, family and school faculty cut the ribbon at the new Willow Creek Elementary School outdoor learning center in Saginaw. The center is a memorial for Alanna Gallagher.(credit: CBS 11 News)

Memorial Unveiled For Slain Saginaw Girl

A memorial for a 6-year-old Saginaw girl who police say was sexually assaulted and killed by her teen neighbor was unveiled Saturday.

03/01/2014

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Official: Deal With Devil Prompted Texas Girl’s Killing

Prosecutors say two teenage boys were making a deal with the devil when they sexually assaulted then killed a 15-year-old Texas girl.

02/11/2014

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Woman Set To Be Executed In Texas For 1998 Killing

A woman convicted of torturing and killing a mentally impaired man she lured to Texas with the promise of marriage was scheduled to be executed Wednesday in a rare case of a female death-row inmate.

02/05/2014

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Court Declines To Halt Texas Woman’s Execution

When capital murder defendant Suzanne Basso showed up for court, there was no certainty which Suzanne Basso would appear. Basso, 59, is scheduled to be put to death Wednesday for the 1998 slaying of 59-year-old Louis “Buddy” Musso.

02/04/2014

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