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Hospital Demonstrates Heat Danger In Cars

On days as hot as Friday, a Fort Worth hospital is proving how dangerous the heat is for children.

08/08/2014

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Fort Worth Man Gets 30 Years For Injuring 22-Month-Old Baby

It took jurors less than two hours to convict Samuel James Gray of causing serious bodily injury to a child. Prosecutors believe Gray gravely injured his ex-girlfriend’s son by either shaking the baby or striking the boy’s head against a surface.

CBSDFW.COM–06/24/2014

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North Texas Hospital’s New $6.5 Million Jet Is A Mobile ICU

A new multi-million dollar jet is helping one North Texas hospital shuttle some very sick children. The plane dubbed the “Cook Teddy Jet” recently had its first patient — a baby barely a month old.

CBS 11–06/18/2014

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Wise Co. JP Among 4 Killed In Decatur Crash

Wise County Justice of the Peace Terri Johnson is among four people killed in an accident that happened around 5:55 p.m. Saturday on US 287 just outside Decatur.

04/26/2014

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Parents Question If Girls Are Visiting Gynecologist Too Early

Most parents will tell you their children grow up too fast. More and more, gynecologists are seeing girls as young as 13-years-old. Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth recently began following the recommendation.

CBS 11–04/16/2014

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A Mother’s Emotional Message To Drunk Drivers

It’s peaceful outside Tina Reese’s home in Arlington, but inside the pain and heartache remains as his mother continues to mourn her 10-year-old son Tavian “TJ” Sabur.

01/31/2014

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Young & Old Transform Construction Zone Into Art Masterpiece

A well-known Fort Worth hospital is thinking outside the box as it expands. Everything began with a sketch and now hundreds of young patients are involved.

CBS 11–01/16/2014

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Flu Starting To Make Its Way Into North Texas

Something doctors say they have noticed this season is just how fast the virus can spread through an entire family.

01/08/2014

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Special Car Seat Helps Texas Baby Go Home From NICU

Audrey Carreno has been in a North Texas NICU since she was born, 53 days ago. She was born with her major organs outside her body. The family has had to wait an extra long time because Audrey needed a special car seat to protect her.

CBS 11–10/31/2013

Worst Whooping Cough Epidemic In Decades Strikes California

Local Daycares Protecting Against Pertussis

More children are coming down with whooping cough in Tarrant County, just as warnings are going out to get vaccinated against the bacteria.

10/09/2013

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North Texas Mom Has Whooping Cough Warning For Parents

We know an infant in Dallas County died in what is expected to be the worst whooping cough outbreak in more than 50 years. So far this year, there have been more than 1,100 reported cases in North Texas, with nearly half of them in Tarrant County.

CBSDFW.COM–10/08/2013

Julio Ortiz Chavarria, 45, is accused of sexually abusing a 5-year-old relative. (credit: Tarrant County Criminal District Attorney's Office)

Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Abusing 5-Year-Old

A 45-year-old man in Tarrant County was sentenced to life without parole Thursday for sexually abusing a 5-year-old relative.

09/19/2013

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