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Eric Williams (credit: CBS 11 News)

Judge Moves Trial for Kaufman Triple Murders To Rockwall County

Former Justice of the Peace, Eric Williams was once a fixture around the Kaufman County Courthouse.

01/24/2014

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Ex-Cowboy Josh Brent Sentenced To Jail Time, Probation

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent has been sentenced to 180 days in jail and 10 years of probation.

01/24/2014

Stacey Jackson, Jerry Brown's mother, testifies at Josh Brent's sentencing for intoxication manslaughter charge. (credit: KTVT)

Brown’s Mother: No Grudge Against Ex-Cowboy Brent

The mother of a Dallas Cowboys practice squad player who was killed in a December 2012 car crash said she doesn’t hold a grudge against the man who was drunk behind the wheel that night, her son’s close friend and teammate Josh Brent.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

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Sentencing Phase Begins For Ex-Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent

As former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent was convicted of intoxication manslaughter and confronted with the possibility of spending up to 20 years in prison, the mother of the man he killed sat two rows behind him.

CBS 11–01/23/2014

Former Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Josh Brent arrived for the first day of his intoxication manslaughter trial. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent Guilty Of Intoxication Manslaughter

Jurors have reached at a guilty verdict in the intoxication manslaughter trial of former Dallas Cowboys player Josh Brent.

01/22/2014

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Deliberations Enter 2nd Day In Ex-Cowboy’s Crash Trial

Deliberations are once again underway in the intoxication manslaughter trial for former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent.

CBS 11–01/22/2014

Brent 1:21

Jury Adjourns For Day Without Verdict In Josh Brent Case

Family, attorneys and spectators packed the courtroom early Tuesday morning; to hear closing arguments in the intoxication manslaughter trail of former Dallas Cowboys nose tackle Josh Brent.

CBS 11–01/21/2014

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

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