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Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

Dallas Shelters For Immigrant Children Could Be Open This Month

Dallas County is putting a plan in place to house hundreds of children flooding the US-Mexico border, and details of the plan are beginning to take shape.

07/01/2014

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Dallas Co Organizations Preparing To Care For Immigrant Children

Disaster organizations are getting ready to help the estimated 2,000 children and teenagers who will be brought to Dallas County from over crowded immigrant detention centers along the border.

07/01/2014

Young boys sleep in a holding cell where hundreds of mostly Central American immigrant children are being processed and held by U.S. Customs and Border Protection. (credit: Ross D. Franklin-Pool/Getty Images)

DISD Considering Using Closed Campuses To House Immigrant Kids

In the last two years, the DISD has closed at least a dozen school campuses.
 CBS 11 News has learned that several of those buildings are now on the list of locations the federal government is looking at to temporarily house immigrant children.

CBSDFW.COM–06/30/2014

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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

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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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