Dallas County

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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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DA Craig Watkins Fights To Keep Office

District Attorney Craig Watkins re-election bid could hinge on turnout from his Southern Dallas voter base.

11/04/2014

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2 Men Expected To Go Free In 1999 Dallas Murder

Two men are expected to go free after the Dallas County district attorney’s office agreed they were wrongfully convicted of murder based on prosecutorial misconduct.

10/27/2014

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Two Injured In Wilmer Shooting

Two men are in stable condition following a shooting in Wilmer on Friday morning. Detective are interviewing potential witnesses to try and determine what led to the shooting.

10/24/2014

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Health Officials Release Chart Of Those Currently Monitored For Ebola

While the conditions of two North Texas nurses who contracted Ebola continue to improve, health officials say they continue to monitor dozens of other people who may have been exposed to the virus.

CBSDFW.COM–10/22/2014

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins speaks about the area's Ebola status on October 20, 2014. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

DFW Could Be Free Of Ebola On November 7

According to Dallas County officials on Monday, 120 people are still being monitored for Ebola. But the area could be declared free of the virus on November 7.

10/20/2014

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