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Cyclospora cayetanensis oocysts (stained) in stool sample, undated CDC photomicrograph, graphic element on black. (credit: AP Graphics)

Mom & Son From Midlothian Claim Cyclospora Infection; File Lawsuit

A mother and son from Midlothian who say they were sickened at a restaurant in Lincoln, Nebraska have filed a lawsuit against the company that owns Olive Garden restaurants in a Nebraska court.

08/11/2013

Tina Alberson. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Stepmom Gets 85 Years For Dehydration Death Of Boy

After deliberating for less than half an hour on Friday and an hour Tuesday morning, a Dallas County jury has sentenced a North Texas stepmother for her role in the death of a 10-year-old boy.

CBSDFW.COM–01/22/2013

Tina Alberson. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Penalty Awaits In Dallas Dehydration Death

Jurors on Tuesday will resume deliberating the punishment for a Dallas woman convicted in the dehydration death of her 10-year stepson.

01/22/2013

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Dallas Jury Finds Stepmom Guilty In Child Dehydration Death

Friday afternoon a jury found Tina Alberson guilty of recklessly causing injury to a child, for the death of her 10-year-old stepson. Jonathon James died of dehydration in the summer of 2011.

CBS 11–01/18/2013

Arrested Dallas parents Michael Ray James (l) and Tina Marie Alberson (r). (credit: Dallas Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Trial Underway For Dallas Stepmom Accused Of Dehydrating 10-Year-Old

Both the father of a 10-year-old boy who died from dehydration back in 2011, and the child’s twin brother were on the witness stand in Dallas on Thursday. The two testified against the woman they say is responsible for the death of Jonathan James.

CBSDFW.COM–01/17/2013

A Salvation Army volunteer hands out ice cold water in Fort Worth. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD NewsRadio 1080)

Salvation Army Helping Homeless During Extreme Heat

Staying cool and hydrated is difficult during this North Texas heat wave, but imagine trying to keep yourself safe if you’re homeless. To help those less fortunate Salvation Army volunteers have been spending afternoons handing out hundreds of cups of cold water.

CBSDFW.COM–08/01/2012

Arrested Dallas parents Michael Ray James (l) and Tina Marie Alberson (r). (credit: Dallas Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Dallas Couple Accused Of Dehydrating 10-Year-Old Boy

Police say the father and stepmother of the boy played a part in his death.

08/25/2011

People walk as the early morning sun rises in the east. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Yes! It Could Be The Heat That’s Making You Cranky

North Texas is in the 58th day of triple-digit temperatures and Max Nelson, with Texas Health Presbyterian Plano, says the prolonged heat wave can have a negative affect on people.

08/24/2011

American Red Cross logo. (credit: AP Graphics)

Donations Needed For Red Cross Hydration Supplies

The drought and extreme North Texas heat has caused a water crisis for the local American Red Cross. Now the agency is the one asking for assistance from the public to help replenish their water supply for firefighters and police.

08/09/2011

A driver at a trash processing facility. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Outside Workers Bear The Brunt Of Texas Heat Wave

Some workers on Dallas garbage trucks call this stretch of summer “Hell’s Kitchen.” Thursday a CBS 11 News crew met three of those workers who say in this heat they have to have each others backs.

08/04/2011

Members of a high school marching band practice. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Heat Wave Has Marching Bands Stepping In Earlier Time

High school band camps started this week in many North Texas school districts. But this year the extreme heat has led to changes for what is usually a regimented schedule.

08/02/2011

A group of high school football players prepare for an upcoming game. (credit: Mario Tama/Getty Images)

Student Athletes Begin Practice Despite Heat Wave

High school student athletes are hitting the practice field this week, with temperatures still reaching into the triple-digits each day.

08/01/2011