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City Of Dallas & DPD Facing Federal Civil Rights Complaint

There could be problems ahead for the Dallas Police Department. Leaders with a local organization say they’re preparing to file a federal civil rights complaint against the force and the City of Dallas.

CBSDFW.COM–11/20/2014

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Former Plano ISD Employee Embezzled Millions From District

A former Plano School District security manager, who was hired to keep kids safe, stole millions from the district.

04/01/2014

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Tarrant County Family Grieves Loss Of Soldier Who Died In Afghanistan

A Tarrant County family is grieving the loss of a son and soldier, killed on active duty six days ago.

09/27/2013

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Man Sentenced To 78 Months For Possessing Child Pornography

Kenneth David Greer, 42, of North Richland Hills, Texas, was sentenced by U.S. District Judge John McBryde to 78 months in federal prison following his guilty plea in March 2013 to one count of possession of child pornography.

08/19/2013

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Parents File Suit Over “Inconsistent” Penalties For Truant Students

Cruel and unusual. That’s how a group of parents is describing the punishment for truant students at several Dallas-area schools, and they’ve filed a lawsuit to stop it.

CBS 11–06/12/2013

Kaufman County Assistant District Attorney Mark Hasse

Authorities Examine Slain Prosecutor’s Cases

It was Mark Hasse’s job to take down criminals, and he went after some of the worst. Now investigators say they are reviewing the cases he prosecuted, for possible clues into his murder.

02/01/2013

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Colleyville Businessman Sentenced To 15 Months For Fraud

Edward Gayowski, 58, of Colleyville has been sentenced to 15 months in federal prison following his guilty plea to one count of wire fraud against his former employer.

11/16/2012

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Opinion: Voter ID: A Good Idea

It has been argued that “granny” might not be able to vote if they make her have a voter ID. But seriously, why all the concern about taking the extra measure of a voter ID to make sure that every vote cast in a United States election is a legally qualified vote, including “granny’s”?

08/22/2012

Bolivian Diego Mariaca(R) and his brother Gustavo Mariaca(L) fill out paperwork under the 'Dream Act' (Photo credit: PAUL J. RICHARDS/AFP/GettyImages)

Opinion: A Step Forward And A Step Back For The American Dream

Yesterday the Obama administration put in place provisions of the DREAM Act that brought many young people out of the shadows to participate in the American Dream. On the same day a judge in Pennsylvania let stand what may be the most egregious attempt at voter suppression in a generation.

08/16/2012

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Opinion: Karl Rove’s Super PAC For Hire

Karl Rove has come up with a business, his Super PAC, that offers wealthy businesses with legal problems potential for relief.

08/06/2012

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Opinion: Lacking Government ID Does Not Make You Unworthy Of Voting

There are many Americans who do not have a government issued ID. In our country there is no requirement to carry ID. If you do not have a government ID, that does not make you a criminal. That does not make you unworthy of voting.

07/31/2012

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Opinion: Treason In Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Republicans have betrayed their country and devised a scheme to potentially disqualify nearly one tenth of the states’ electorate.

07/26/2012

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