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Safety A Priority At This Year’s SXSW Festival After 2014 DWI Crash

Follow CBSDFW.COM: Facebook | Twitter AUSTIN (CBSDFW.COM) – The South by Southwest Music Festival kicked off Tuesday afternoon in Austin. And after a deadly 2014 DWI crash, safety is priority number one for law enforcement there. CBS […]


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Residents In The Cedars Going On Smartphone ‘Code Crawl’

There are missing sewer lids, broken curbs and overgrown lots in the Cedars — just south of downtown Dallas. Now residents are hoping their weekend efforts will jump-start those repairs.



No Show Officers Lead To Code Compliance Violation Dismissals

Hundreds of citations for code compliance violations in Fort Worth have been dropped this year, when officers failed to show up for court dates.

CBS 11–10/29/2013

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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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Fort Worth Woman Gets Water Turned Back On After 6 Years Without

Fort Worth Code Enforcement Officer Dennis Mitchell was doing a routine code check of an east Fort Worth neighborhood when he ran across something different at Fannie Wilson’s home: she had no water service — and had been without for a long time.