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New Report Documents History Of American Lynchings

The Equal Justice Initiative, a Montgomery, Alabama-based civil rights organization, released a report Tuesday documenting the history of lynchings and racial terror acts in America.

CBS 11–02/10/2015

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Dallas County Security Changes Coming

Dallas County is stepping up safety measures at the Frank Crowley Courts Building. No one wants to talk about specifics for security reasons
but sources close to the plan say to expect an increase in security officers with guns.


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Accused Attacker’s Ankle Monitor Goes Dark For 6 Hours

Maria Escamilla says she’s endured more than 500 stitches and suffered through four surgeries. Her accused attacker has to wear an ankle monitor, but last week it briefly went dark.


(credit: Dallas Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Flooded Dallas County Courts Building Reopens

A water-damaged courthouse in Dallas has reopened and an inmate who fled while on cleanup duty remains at large.


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Best North Texas County Courthouses

Texas has 254 county courthouses, and mnany of the state’s most beautiful ones are here in North Texas. These five are certainly worth your time.