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Man With Long History Of Sex Crimes Sentenced To 70 Years

A convicted pedophile whose sex crimes date back decades has been sentenced to prison, again. The 70-year sentence effectively amounts to a life sentence for 69-year-old Lloyd Gibson.

04/15/2014

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Judge Rules Against Lance Armstrong In Bonuses Fight

A Texas judge has dealt a blow to Lance Armstrong, clearing the way for an arbitration panel to review $12 million in bonuses the cyclist was paid before admitting he used performance-enhancing drugs.

02/26/2014

Tour bus crash on George Bush Turnpike near DFW Airport kills 3 and injures dozens. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

No Indictment For Driver In Deadly 2013 Casino Bus Crash

A Dallas County grand jury has decided not to indict the bus driver in the fatal accident involving senior citizens on their way to an Oklahoma casino last year.

02/12/2014

Cesar Benitez (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Department)

Suspect In String Of Lake Highlands Sexual Assaults Pleads Guilty

30-year old Cesar Benitez is accused in three sexual assaults that happened in the Lake Highlands area last year. He was arrested in April and Dallas Police say his DNA matched the attacker.

02/10/2014

Students read books in an elementary school. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Plaintiffs Rest In Phase 2 Of Texas School Finance Trial

The 600-plus school districts suing Texas over how it funds public education wrapped up their case, as the sweeping trial’s second phase winds down.

02/04/2014

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US Judge Strikes Down Oklahoma Same-Sex Marriage Ban

U.S. District Judge Terrence Kern handed down the ruling Tuesday in a lawsuit filed by two same-sex couples. Kern’s ruling was immediately stayed pending appeal, meaning gay marriages won’t immediately happen in Oklahoma.

01/14/2014

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Prosecutors: Mobsters Cheated Irving, Texas Based Mortgage Firm

The trial of Nicodemo Scarfo and six other defendants started in Camden, N.J. Prosecutors say the defendants used threats to take over a publicly traded Texas based mortgage company and then kept the firm’s assets for themselves.

01/08/2014

Antonio Hales Jr mugshot via Tarrant County District Attorney

Arlington Man Who Burned Girlfriend Sentenced To Life

A 23-year-old Arlington man has been sentenced to life in prison for lighting his longtime girlfriend on fire.

12/17/2013

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Texas Woman Admits To Sending Ricin Letters To President, Officials

A Texas woman is expected to plead guilty on Tuesday to sending ricin-laced letters to both President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg.

12/10/2013

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Trial Begins For Drunk Driving Teen That Killed Four

The trial started Wednesday morning at a juvenile court in Fort Worth for a teenager accused of driving drunk and killing four people.

12/04/2013

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Soldier Convicted Of Interfering After Open Carrying Rifle In Central Texas

A Central Texas jury has found a Fort Hood soldier guilty of interfering with a police officer after his arrest while carrying an assault-style rifle in public.

11/19/2013

Supreme Court Expected To Rule On Obama's Health Care Act Tomorrow

Supreme Court Refuses To Block Texas Abortion Restrictions

On Tuesday the United States Supreme Court announced it refuses to block Texas abortion restrictions.

11/19/2013

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