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Franklin Davis (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Dallas Jury To Decide Babysitter Killer’s Fate

Jurors in Dallas County are listening to more testimony Wednesday as they decide if the man convicted of killing a teenage babysitter should be put to death, or receive life behind bars.

11/13/2013

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Quality Of Life Report: Nearly 1/3 Of Dallas Co. Kids Live In Poverty

According to the Children’s Medical Center annual snapshot of local children’s health, “Beyond ABC: Assessing Children’s Health in Dallas County,” nearly a third of the children in Dallas County live in poverty.

CBS 11–11/12/2013

Franklin Davis (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Deliberations Begin In Babysitter Murder Trial

Closing arguments wrapped up on Tuesday morning in a Dallas County capital murder trial, putting the case in the hands of the jury.

11/12/2013

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Jury Gives Death Sentence To Man Who Set Clerk On Fire

A Garland man convicted of robbing and setting a store clerk on fire has received the death penalty. The jury that convicted Matthew Johnson of capital murder believed there were no mitigating circumstances in his crime and that he would remain a threat to society.

CBS 11–11/08/2013

Matthew Johnson (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Garland Clerk’s Killer Sentenced To Death

A jury in Dallas County entered its second day of deliberations on Friday, trying to determine the fate of a convicted killer.

11/08/2013

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Seventh Human West Nile Virus Case Confirmed In Dallas

Another human case of the West Nile virus has been confirmed in Dallas. It is the seventh human case for the 2013 season.

CBS 11–11/06/2013

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2nd West Nile Virus Death Confirmed In Dallas County

Just one day after reporting that a 12th person in Dallas County had been diagnosed with West Nile Neuroinvasive Disease, Dallas County Health and Human Services today confirmed the county’s second West Nile Virus death.

CBSDFW.COM–10/23/2013

Brian Cloninger (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Bond Hearing For Accused Dallas Child Shooter

The Dallas man accused of shooting an 8-year-old boy in the face was back before a judge on Wednesday.

10/23/2013

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

Government Shutdown’s Impact On Flu Season

Flu season is here, and Dallas County has already reported its first confirmed death from the illness. But there is a new reason this year that doctors are warning people about the importance of getting the flu shot.

10/15/2013

A row of jail cells sit empty. (credit: AP Photo)

Family Gets $400,000 Over Dallas Jail Death

A federal jury has ordered Dallas County to pay $400,000 to the family of a homeless man who died in jail after being booked on a public lewdness charge.

10/01/2013

U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius speaks to the National Convention of the NAACP on July 16, 2013 in Orlando, Florida. (credit: Tim Boyles/Getty Images)

Sebelius Talks Healthcare Overhaul In Dallas

A major part of the Affordable Care Act goes into effect on October 1, and members of the Obama administration are hitting the road to clear up some confusion.

09/26/2013

A field sample of mosquitoes that could carry West Nile Virus is seen at a county health department. (credit: David McNew/Getty Images)

Seventh Human West Nile Case Reported In Dallas Co.

The seventh human case of West Nile virus was reported Wednesday by Dallas County Health and Human Services.

09/25/2013

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