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Sean Lee (credit: Jeff Gross/Getty Images)

Bigger Than Football: Cowboys’ Lee Attends Brent Trial

Lee attended Tuesday’s closing arguments in a Dallas courtroom sitting shoulder-to-shoulder with Brent, who now awaits jury deliberation after being charged with intoxication manslaughter in the December 2012 death of his friend, Cowboys practice-squadder Jerry Brown.

01/21/2014

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Ex-Cowboys Player Josh Brent’s Crash Case Heads To Jury

Jurors on Tuesday began deliberating the intoxication manslaughter case against former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent, who is accused of drunkenly crashing his car during a night out and killing his passenger, who was a close friend and teammate.

CBS 11–01/21/2014

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Defense For Ex-Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Wraps Case Quickly

In one day, Josh Brent’s defense team presented all their witnesses and rested their case. Brent’s defense team moved quickly on Friday, but not entirely by choice.

CBS 11–01/17/2014

McCreight's ankle monitor

Man Says He Received Different ‘Juvenile Justice’ From Judge

Connor McCreight’s ankle monitor is a daily reminder of his past. He is still serving punishment for a crime committed when he was just 14-year-old. He says compared to admitted drunk driver Ethan Couch his sentence from the same judge was harsh.

CBS 11–12/18/2013

Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the 'A Concert For Hope' event, hosted by Washington National Cathedral. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Texas Jury Acquits Patti LaBelle’s Bodyguard Of Assault

Singer Patti LaBelle’s bodyguard has been acquitted misdemeanor assault in a confrontation with a drunken West Point cadet at a Houston airport terminal.

11/11/2013

Singer Patti LaBelle performs during the 'A Concert For Hope' event, hosted by Washington National Cathedral. (credit: Alex Wong/Getty Images)

Patti LaBelle Testifies For Bodyguard In Texas Trial

The son of singer Patti LaBelle told a Texas jury that he was hit in the face by a man at a an airport terminal after the man shouted racial slurs at his mom. His testimony came one day after LaBelle testified in the trial of her bodyguard Efrem Holmes.

11/08/2013

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Court Reinstates Most Of Texas’ New Abortion Rules

A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that most of Texas’ tough new abortion restrictions can take effect immediately — a decision that means as least 12 clinics won’t be able to perform the procedure starting as soon as Friday.

10/31/2013

Matthew Johnson was convicted of setting a store clerk on fire during a robbery. (credit: Garland Police Department)

Prosecutors Seek Death Penalty For Man Who Set Store Clerk On Fire

Dallas County prosecutors want the death penalty for Matthew Johnson for the way he killed Nancy Harris by setting her on fire.

10/31/2013

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 30:  Mark Cuban (left center) holds a coffee cup as he approached by a member of the media (left) while preparing to enter the Earle Cabell Federal Building and Courthouse in downtown Dallas with his attorney Stephen A. Best (right center) and a member of Cuban's defense team on Monday morning, September 30, 2013.  Cuban was expected to testify in the government's insider-trading case against him. (Photo by Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Focus On Video Testimony As Mark Cuban Case Winds Down

The government’s insider-trading case against billionaire and Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban is heading toward the final buzzer. After six days of testimony, closing arguments are expected Tuesday afternoon in federal court in Dallas.

10/14/2013

Mark Cuban (2nd L) holds a coffee cup as he approached by a member of the media (L) while preparing to enter the Earle Cabell Federal Building and Courthouse in downtown Dallas with his attorney Stephen A. Best (right center) and a member of Cuban's defense team. (credit: Stewart F. House/Getty Images)

Mavericks Owner Says He Went To Trial So He Wouldn’t Be Bullied

During his second day of testifying, Dallas Mavericks owner Mark Cuban told jurors he could have settled the insider trading civil lawsuit filed by the SEC but he didn’t because he had done nothing wrong.

CBS 11–10/07/2013

Former U.S. house majority leader Tom Delay answers questions from the media in the 250th District Court Travis County for jury selection. (credit: Getty Images/Ben Sklar)

Ex-US House Leader Tom DeLay’s Conviction Overturned By Texas Court

A Texas appeals court has overturned the money laundering conviction of former U.S. House Majority Leader Tom DeLay.

09/19/2013

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Suspect In Fort Hood Shootings Breaks Silence

The soldier on trial for the 2009 shooting rampage at Fort Hood has broken his largely silent defense by briefly questioning a witness who saw the attack.

08/19/2013

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