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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

A 14-month-old child sits on the lap of her mother as she receives the combined Measles Mumps and Rubella (MMR) vaccination. (credit: Geoff Caddick/AFP/Getty Images)

More Texas Children Getting Sick With Whooping Cough

At the moment, the only sounds coming from 4-month-old Mason Shepherd are the typical gurgles of a contented baby. But, earlier this summer a horrible cough had his parents worried and thinking the worst.

CBS 11–08/20/2013

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New Urgent Care Center Offers Hope Of Shorter ER Times

Starting today it could very well be easier for children in Tarrant County to get medical care. This morning Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth opened the doors today on a new urgent care center, meant to relieve pressure on hospital emergency room.

CBSDFW.COM–06/03/2013

Fort Worth One Year Old Hit By Drunk Driver

One-Year-Old Hospitalized After Being Hit By Drunk Driver

A one year old boy who was hit by a drunk driver remains hospitalized at Cook Children’s in Fort Worth.

03/03/2013

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Cleburne 5-Year-Old Accidentally Shot In Stomach

A Cleburne 5-year-old is recovering at Cook Children’s Medical Center in Fort Worth, injured Friday night in an accidental shooting.

02/01/2013

Grand Prairie accident kills one child. (CBSDFW)

Two Children Dead In Grand Prairie Crash

Two children have died and two others were critically hurt after an accident Sunday afternoon in Grand Prairie.

01/27/2013

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