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Texas Governor Rick Perry (Photo by Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Judge Excuses Indicted Gov. Perry From Next Court Date

A judge has excused indicted Texas Gov. Rick Perry from his next court appearance but denied the Republican’s request to skip all other pretrial hearings.

09/26/2014

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“Hot Bench” Is Hot

I have been programming TV stations since 1983 and I have seen a lot of shows but I am liking a new first run court show Hot Bench (weekdays 3:00 pm on TXA21)

09/16/2014

Jury Box

Texas Asks Court To Allow Closure Of Most Clinics

A federal appeals court that has already upheld a Texas law restricting abortions heard arguments Friday about an even tougher part of the same law, which requires all abortion clinics to adopt costly standards mandated for walk-in surgical clinics.

09/12/2014

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Collin Co. Courthouse Closed Following Overnight Power Loss

According to county officials all trials and hearings at the Collin County Courthouse have been canceled for the day.

09/09/2014

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Officer’s Heartfelt Words For Teen Who Shot Him

Before the teen who pled guilty to murdering a 6-year-old Saginaw girl left to begin his prison sentence, he listened to statements from the girl’s parents, and the Arlington police officer he shot.

CBS 11–09/04/2014

A sign for of Halliburton Co. (credit: Getty Images/Ronald Martinez

Halliburton Reaches $1.1B Gulf Oil Spill Settlement

Halliburton says it has agreed to pay $1.1 billion to settle a substantial portion of plaintiff claims arising from the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill.

09/02/2014

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Former DPD Officer Guilty In Beating Of Suspect Jailed

A former Dallas police officer convicted in the beating of a suspect began his six month jail sentence, shortly after it was announced Friday afternoon.

08/22/2014

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Gov. Perry’s Legal Team Will Ask Judge To End Case

An attorney for Gov. Rick Perry says he will file a motion seeking to stop the criminal case against the possible 2016 presidential candidate.

08/22/2014

North Texas schoolteacher Tammy Lowe turned herself in to Grand Prairie police and admitting being the person responsible for a hit and run accident that left a 6-year-old boy dead. (credit: Grand Prairie Police Dept.)

Jury Sentences Hit & Run Driver Tammy Lowe To 10-Years

Jurors have now decided the punishment for the former Grand Prairie school teacher convicted in a hit and run accident that left a 6 year old dead.

08/22/2014

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Boy Scouts Settle With Ex-Scout In Sex Abuse Case

Attorneys for the Boy Scouts of America have reached a settlement with a former San Antonio Scout who says he was abused by his adult leader.

08/21/2014

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Jury Deciding Fate Of Teacher Accused In Deadly Hit & Run

The jury hearing the manslaughter case centering on a hit-and-run crash that caused the death of six-year-old John Raidy started deliberations Wednesday afternoon, but have since recessed for the day.

CBS 11–08/20/2014

Gabriel Ramirez (mugshot via Dallas Co DA)

Dallas Man Sentenced For Stalking, Aggravated Assault

A Dallas man was sentenced Thursday to 20-years for what prosecutors say was the worst case of stalking they’ve ever seen.

08/14/2014

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