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Dallas Teen To Be Honored For Earning 7 Degrees

A 16-year-old high school student will be honored by Dallas County for earning 7 degrees.

CBS 11–17 hours ago

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7th Chikungunya Virus Case In Dallas County

Public health officials have confirmed a seventh case of chikungunya virus disease in Dallas County. The virus causes high fever, joint pain, muscle aches and a rash.

01/06/2015

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Departing Dallas DA Watkins Wins Final Court Battle

The departing Dallas County district attorney has won perhaps the last court battle in a bitter fight over his office’s prosecution of an oil fortune heir for mortgage fraud.

12/30/2014

A patient receives a flu vaccine. (credit: FRED TANNEAU/AFP/Getty Images)

Flu Cases Spiking Across North Texas

Dallas County health officials say they could confirm a third flu-related death this week.

CBS 11–12/22/2014

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Veteran Dallas Police Officer Arrested For Sexual Assault

A Dallas police officer has been arrested for sexual assault against prostitutes.

CBS 11–12/21/2014

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Smoke Inhalation Blamed For Dallas Skyscraper Fire Deaths

Investigators have determined what killed three construction workers in a fire in the basement of a Dallas skyscraper.

CBS 11–12/13/2014

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Dallas County Ebola Response Cost $384,000

Officials said that the emergency response to the Ebola crisis in North Texas cost Dallas County nearly $384,000. The state is being asked to reimburse the county about $258,000.

12/04/2014

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Man Dies In Balch Springs Police Custody

A 30-year-old man who was arrested after he allegedly caused a disturbance at a Balch Springs apartment complex died at a hospital, but in police custody, on Tuesday.

11/26/2014

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Dallas County Inmates Allowed To Video Chat

Dallas County commissioners on Tuesday decided to allow video visits with jail inmates at a user cost of $10 per 20-minute session. In-person visits will still be allowed at the jail.

11/12/2014

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Milestone: Dallas County Is Ebola-Free

Five weeks after Dallas County became the epicenter of the nation’s Ebola crisis, the county enters Friday with no new cases reported and everyone off the disease watch list.

11/06/2014

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Ebola Clean Up Costs Add Up For Dallas

T-shirts, sticks of deodorant, and more are on the list of items Dallas County paid for during the Ebola clean up.

11/06/2014

Dallas County District Attorney Craig Watkins discusses the TV show "Dallas DNA" at the 2009 Winter Television Critics Association Press Tour at the Universal Hilton Hotel on January 9, 2009 in Los Angeles, California. (credit: Frederick M. Brown/Getty Images)

Why Dallas Voters Ousted Watkins As District Attorney

Perhaps the biggest impact of the mid-term elections in Dallas County is in the district attorney’s office.

11/05/2014

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