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The Texas death chamber in Huntsville. (credit: Getty Images/Joe Raedle/Newsmakers)

Texas Appeals Court Halts Scheduled Wednesday Execution

An East Texas man set for execution this week for a shootout eight years ago that left two sheriff’s officers dead has won a reprieve from the state’s highest criminal appeals court.

03/16/2015

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Super Bowl Seating Trial To Heat Up When Jerry Jones Testifies

The Super Bowl seating trial will intensify next Tuesday afternoon when Dallas Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will take the witness stand and testify.

03/06/2015

Cowboys Stadium Temporary Seats

Roger Goodell Accepts Responsibility For Seating Problem

NFL commissioner Roger Goodell’s deposition was on videotape.

CBS 11–03/04/2015

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Perry Attorneys Ask Texas Appeals Court To Toss Felony Case

Attorneys for former Texas Gov. Rick Perry have asked a state appeals court to dismiss felony abuse-of-power charges against the possible 2016 presidential candidate on free-speech grounds.

02/26/2015

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Eric Williams Returns To Court To Get Murder Conviction Overturned

Eric Williams will be back in a Kaufman County courtroom today trying to get his capital murder conviction and death sentence set aside.

02/25/2015

Tyrone Cade told police officers in Irving that he killed two people, who were found stabbed in a home. (credit: Irving Police Department)

Irving Man On Death Row For Killing 2 Loses Appeal

The Texas Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the death sentence of a Dallas-area man convicted of killing his girlfriend and her daughter during a jealous rage four years ago.

02/25/2015

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Perry Lawyers: Prosecutor Alleging Facts Not In Indictments

Former Texas Gov. Rick Perry’s legal team again argued Monday that felony abuse-of-power charges against their client should be tossed.

02/23/2015

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Hearing On Protection Order Against Joseph Randle Postponed

A hearing on whether to approve a domestic protection from abuse order against Dallas Cowboys running back Joseph Randle has been postponed.

02/19/2015

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Lance Armstrong Pleads Guilty To Careless Driving In Aspen

Armstrong’s girlfriend, Anna Hansen, originally told police she was behind the wheel in the Dec. 28 accident in icy conditions but later confessed that she lied to avoid media attention.

02/18/2015

Joshua Alan Cartee (credit: Collin County Jail)

Another Trial For Anna Father In Son’s Hot Car Death Case

An Anna father is expected to be released from jail Thursday, after being cleared on two counts. But Joshua Cartee will head back to court for another trial pertaining to death of his two-year-old son.

CBSDFW.COM–02/05/2015

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Longview Man Gets Life For Killing Ex-Wife, Her Daughter

An East Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison for the 2012 shooting deaths of his ex-wife and her 11-year-old daughter.

02/03/2015

Brian Luenser and his collection letter for a 12 year old City of Fort Worth parking ticket. (credit: Tom Riehm/CBS 11 NEWS)

Texas Man Surprised By Notice For 12 Year Old Parking Ticket

When Brian Luenser got a letter from a collection company for a parking ticket, he thought surely it was a mistake. He always pays his tickets promptly. “But then I looked a little closer and I saw that it was January 7 of 2003,” he said.

CBS 11–01/20/2015

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