Dallas County

Dwaine Caraway talks to media after announcing county commission campaign.
Vince Bosquez - CBS11

Caraway To Battle Price For Dallas County Commission Seat

Eight year Dallas Councilman Dwaine Caraway threw the proverbial hat in a day after leaving city hall due to term limits.

06/23/2015

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Crane Crash Closes Loop 12 In Irving

The northbound lanes of Loop 12 were shut down at Irving Boulevard in Dallas County on Friday morning after a crane slammed into the underside of a bridge.

06/19/2015

Mosquito

Dallas Sprays For Mosquitoes To Decrease Risk Of West Nile Virus

In an effort to decrease the risk of West Nile Virus, Dallas County is spraying several cities for mosquitoes this week. Officials urge residents to remain inside while sprayers are in the area between 9pm and 5am.

06/14/2015

Duck Creek in Garland back in its bed.    After riding 30 plus feet Friday morning.
Bud Gillett - CBS11

Flooding Damages In Dallas County Cost $60 Million And Rising

All of the rain and three overflowing area lakes caused the Trinity River to rise to levels not seen in years.

06/08/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

High Water & Flooding Widespread Across Dallas County

Flooding in the City of Dallas and Dallas County is widespread. In west Dallas, the intersection at Northwest Highway and Walton Walker is completely underwater.

CBSDFW.COM–05/29/2015

proptax

Property Values Way Up In North Texas

Homeowners have until midnight Monday to file notice of a protest. Read article for quick links to how to protest in Dallas, Denton, Collin and Tarrant Counties.

05/28/2015

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More Than 300 Birds Seized From Alleged Cock Fighting Operation

More than 300 roosters, hens, and chicks were brought to Dallas after a raid in Angelina Co. over cockfighting.

CBS 11–04/25/2015

(Image courtesy SPCA of Texas)

SPCA Receives Nearly 400 Fighting Roosters & Hens After Raid

An Ellis County judge gave 384 cruelly treated roosters and hens to the SPCA of Texas. They’ll soon be evaluated and put up for adoption on a case by case basis.

04/23/2015

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Former Probation Worker Guilty In Drug Case

A former probation official in Dallas County faces up to 20 years in prison for helping provide drugs to prison inmates and dating a suspect that she was overseeing.

04/15/2015

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Traffic Sign Damaged After Big Rig Crash

Traffic in southeast Dallas County will be slow for hours on Tuesday morning after a big rig jackknifed and burned along Interstate-20 in Balch Springs.

04/14/2015

(credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Price Gets 2nd Public-Financed Lawyer

Taxpayers will foot an even bigger bill for the defense of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price after a second public-financed lawyer was appointed to his legal team.

04/10/2015

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Big Rig Crash Spills Fuel On Interstate-45

Traffic was slowed to a crawl in Hutchins early Friday morning after a big rig crash resulted in a fuel spill in the northbound lanes of Interstate-45 near Dowdy Ferry Road.

04/03/2015

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