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Dallas Prepares To Provide Housing, Health Care For Immigrant Children

The tens of thousands of immigrant children who somehow make their way to America do so not knowing the language or what will happen next. But local leaders are calling on North Texans to put politics aside, and respond as parents.

06/30/2014

Familes and Children Held In U.S. Customs and Border Protection Processing Facility

Dallas County Preparing To House 2,000 Immigrant Children

Dallas County Judge Clay Jenkins is proposing a partnership between the federal government, the county and non-profits that has not been seen since Hurricane Katrina.

06/30/2014

The shadows of children playing are cast on a brick wall. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

Dallas County To House Up To 2,000 Immigrant Children

As many as 2,000 unaccompanied immigrant children will be brought to Dallas by the end of July. The county will be prepared to offer lodging to undocumented children who are currently in holding facilities in McAllen.

CBS 11–06/28/2014

Oklahoma inmate Clayton Lockett lived for 43 minutes, then suffered a heart attack after he was given the first drug in the three drug cocktail. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas ME Returns Okla. Execution Inmate’s Body Without Heart

The body of an Oklahoma inmate who died after a botched execution of what corrections officials have said was an apparent heart attack was returned from an independent autopsy without the heart or larynx, a state medical official said Monday.

06/09/2014

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Judge Overrules Heir In Watkins Contempt Case

A judge has ruled against an oil heir seeking not to pay more than $20 million to his former attorneys, in a complex dispute that ensnared the Dallas County district attorney.

05/30/2014

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Suspect Nabbed After Chase Ends With Crash

A high-speed police chase that ran across parts of three counties ended in a violent crash on Tuesday night in far southeast Dallas. The suspect caught after trying to flee on foot.

05/28/2014

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Guilty Plea In Roadside Cavity Search Case

A fired female state trooper pleaded guilty to criminal charges on Friday after conducting illegal cavity searches on two women along the side of the road in 2012.

05/23/2014

The judge's podium in a courtroom. (credit: Robyn Beck/AFP/Getty Images)

Convicted Killer Of Wife And 2 Stepsons Loses Death Penalty Appeal

Texas’ highest criminal court has refused an appeal from a Dallas man sent to death row for fatally stabbing his two stepsons during a 2007 attack that also killed his wife.

05/14/2014

Blood samples are seen in a hospital testing for tuberculosis. (credit: RODGER BOSCH/AFP/Getty Images)

Grand Prairie High School Students To Be Tested For TB

Health officials are preparing to test nearly 200 Grand Prairie high school students after learning one may have been exposed to Tuberculosis.

CBS 11–05/14/2014

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DFW Cleaning Up After Possible Tornado

Many people across North Texas are cleaning up after storms that battered the area on Thursday. Some of the most serious damage was seen in west Dallas.

05/09/2014

A man sentenced to 25 years for two aggravated robberies in Dallas County has escaped from a Kyle correctional facility. (courtesy: Texas Department of Criminal Justice)

Authorities Catch Escaped Inmate With Dallas Co. Ties

An inmate from the Kyle Correctional Facility in Kyle has escaped after he was seen climbing a fence at approximately 2:20 p.m. Saturday.

04/26/2014

Jameel Moffett, 35, is charged with DWI. (courtesy: Dallas County)

Cops: Drunk Driver Hits Curb, Fire Hydrant & Fence Before Plowing Into Apartment

Police arrested a man suspected of drunk driving Saturday night after he crossed over multiple lanes of traffic, then hit a curb, fire hydrant and fence before plowing into an apartment complex.

04/06/2014

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