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La Joya Apartments. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

City Fighting To Demolish Blighted Apartment Complex

After a year of legal wrangling, hundreds of code violation citations and tens of thousand of dollars in fines issued, the City of Arlington is preparing to demolish an apartment complex it says is dangerous to anyone living in or around it.

CBS 11–10/29/2013

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TX Chief Justice: School Ticketing Is “Criminalizing” Children

Remember when acting out at school would get you detention? Now, state leaders say the same actions are landing to many Texas children in front of judges.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2013

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Great Texas Warrant Roundup Begins On Saturday

Over 150 law enforcement agencies across North Texas are preparing to participate in the annual Great Texas Warrant Roundup set to being on Saturday.

03/01/2013

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20 Citations In 3 Hours At North Texas Rail Crossing

This week authorities “staked out” a North Texas railroad crossing and issued 20 citations in a 3-hour period. The crackdown on drivers ignoring the flashing red lights was a collaboration between police and Union Pacific Railroad.

CBSDFW.COM–02/22/2013

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North Texas City Manager Addresses Harassment Claims

A huge danger — that’s what the McKinney City Manager called one of the city’s most popular nightspots. In a CBS 11 News exclusive, the city manager explained why Hank’s Texas Grill is the target for possible shut down.

CBSDFW.COM–09/28/2012

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Leaders Celebrate Demolition Of 250th “Blighted Structure”

As a part of Dallas Mayor mike Rawlings’s Grow South initiative another “blighted structure” in the city was torn down today. Thursday’s knockdown was the 250th house demolition by the city.

CBSDFW.COM–09/27/2012

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Restaurant Owner Alleges More Harassment By City Of McKinney

Last week CBS 11 News reported on a story about claims of harassment by a restaurant owner and a temporary restraining order against the City of McKinney. Now the restaurant says they have more evidence to prove their case.

CBSDFW.COM–09/12/2012

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McKinney Restaurant Owner Accuses City Of Harassment

A popular McKinney restaurant owner is granted a temporary restraining order against the city, after he claimed police, fire and code enforcement officers are trying to shut down his business.

CBSDFW.COM–09/04/2012

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Dallas Leaders: Outstanding Fines A Multimillion $ Problem

If you are avoiding paying a ticket in Dallas, then you are part of what the city sees as a multimillion dollar problem. Of the $43 million worth of fines and ticket charges handed out last year, only $13 million was collected.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2012

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The Great Texas Warrant Roundup Happening This Weekend

A lot of North Texans are scrambling to pay up Friday, as law enforcement agencies get ready for ‘The Great Texas Warrant Roundup’.

CBSDFW.COM–03/04/2011

Police Target Parking Lot Cheats

You might want to think twice about cutting through parking lots to avoid sitting at stop lights. 

10/07/2010