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The Wynne Unit in Huntsville, one of the seven prison units in Walker County, Texas.  (Photo credit CHANTAL VALERY/AFP/Getty Images)

Condemned Killer Of 2 Set To Die In Texas

The U.S. Supreme Court considered whether to keep Texas inmate Willie Trottie from the death chamber Wednesday evening for the slayings 21 years ago in Houston of his former common-law wife and her brother.

09/10/2014

Judge Delays John Wiley Price Corruption Trial Until 2016

A judge has just delayed the Dallas County corruption trial against Commissioner John Wiley Price by more than a year.

08/26/2014

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Gov. Perry Adds Another Big Name To Legal Defense Team

Gov. Rick Perry has added a sixth prominent attorney to his all-star legal team that is fighting two felony charges of abuse of power.

08/25/2014

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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

John Frank Howard

Ponder Man Sentenced To Life In Murder For Hire Plot

A Ponder man was given the sentence of life in prison by a jury Thursday after he was caught paying to have his wife killed two years ago.

08/21/2014

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Former Teacher Tammy Lowe Found Guilty Of Manslaughter

On Thursday morning a jury found a former middle school teacher guilty of manslaughter in the hit & run death of a 6-year old boy.

08/21/2014

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Texas Man Gets 2 Life Sentences For Robberies

A 23-year-old Texas man has been sentenced to two life terms in prison for robbing elderly women in their homes.

08/12/2014

Rowlett mother Darlie Routier convicted of the 1997 killing of her 5-year-old son, Damon. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Judge Orders More DNA Testing For Convicted Rowlett Murderer

A Dallas County judge has signed off on more DNA testing for convicted murderer Darlie Routier of Rowlett.

08/04/2014

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Cases Of Unaccompanied Minors Added To Juvenile Immigration Docket

The wave of unaccompanied children arriving illegally in the U.S. along the southern border continues, and now CBS 11 News has learned about a strong connection between the humanitarian crisis and North Texas.

CBS 11–07/02/2014

Dallas County prosecutors asked a judge to order Matthew Reese (pictured) to serve a 95-year sentence for knowingly gave a teenager HIV. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Man Gets 75 Years For Sexual Assault That Left Teen With HIV

An HIV-positive Dallas man has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who became infected with the virus.

06/18/2014

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Supreme Court Refuses Appeal In Fort Worth Slaying

The U.S. Supreme Court has upheld the murder conviction and death sentence given to a Fort Worth man for a 2010 convenience store holdup that left two men dead.

06/09/2014

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Texas Court Denies Lance Armstrong Appeal

The Texas Supreme Court has denied Lance Armstrong’s request to block a Dallas company’s attempts to recover about $12 million in performance bonuses it paid the cyclist during his career.

05/30/2014

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