Crime

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Jury Selection Begins In Retrial Of Waco Man Accused In Murder Of Stepsons

Jury selection began this week in the case of a Texas man granted a retrial after questions were raised about testimony that helped convict him in the deaths of his two stepsons in a fire nearly 30 years ago.

10/06/2014

(Mugshot of Charles Anthony Green courtesy of Tarrant Co District Attorney)

Cold Case Solved: Man Gets 50 Years For Sexual Assault

A man involved in a decade old ‘cold case’ sexual assault was finally sentenced to prison for the kidnapping and rape of a then 19-year old girl.

10/06/2014

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Mother Whips Children; Sentenced To Prison

An East Texas woman who beat her children with a computer cord has been sentenced to prison.

10/03/2014

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Dallas DA Considers Charges Against Foreign Ebola Patient

Dallas County DA Craig Watkins office is looking into the possibility of filing charges against the Liberian man that brought the first case of Ebola into the United States.

10/03/2014

Mug shot: Thomas Olivas

Man Sentenced To Life After Brutal Slayings

A 31-year-old man was sentenced to life in prison without parole for viciously stabbing a woman who wanted him to pay child support and then setting fire to his illegitimate son, killing them both.

10/02/2014

(credit: Texas Dept. of Family and Protective Services)

State Welfare Workers Fired After Child’s Death

Three child welfare employees have been fired and additional investigators have been assigned to Travis County after a 2-year-old boy whose questionable care long had been known to authorities was found dead last month in a southeast Austin field

10/02/2014

Rodney Rone, 46 (credit: CBS 11 News)

Store Clerk Mourns For Security Guard Shot Dead

There may no longer be an active crime scene outside the Bruton Food and Deli convenience store in the Pleasant Grove section of Dallas… but it is still a very sad scene.

09/30/2014

A screenshot of the Craigslist web page. (credit: AP Graphics)

North Texas Robbers Hunting For Victims Selling Items Online

Police in North Texas are warning that thieves are hunting for victims online. Lately these criminals are taking the crimes a step further and setting out to rob people face-to-face.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2014

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Ex-Texas A&M Running Back Sentenced For Dallas Area Robberies

Texas A&M’s all-time leading rusher has been sentenced to 27 years in prison for a series of armed robberies in the Dallas area.

09/26/2014

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Possible Attempted Child Abduction In Keller

Parents of an 8-year-old boy told police that a couple of teenagers asked their son if he needed a ride Friday, then sped off when he said no.

09/19/2014

Mugshot: Tom White (credit: Collin County DA)

Pedophile Gets Stacked Sentences After Years of Molesting Relative

Evidence shows Tom Iles White began showing his relative pornography when she was four years old, and began molesting her by the age of six. He made her participate in sexual acts multiple times a week until she was 12.

09/19/2014

Mugshot: Matthew Ryan Arbanas (credit: Collin County DA)

Plano Man Sentenced For Intoxication Manslaughter

Matthew Ryan Arbanas received 18 years in prison for intoxication manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident after causing a death, announced Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis.

09/17/2014

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