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UNT Partners With Denton Sheriff’s Office To Build Crime Lab

When the Denton County population reaches 1,000,000 the state will require the county to have its own medical examiner and crime lab. In preparing for that a unique partnership has been proposed.

CBSDFW.COM–11/21/2013

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Fort Worth Police Chief Apologizes For Roadblocks

The Fort Worth police chief issued an apology and said it won’t happen again after drivers were pulled over and asked for samples of DNA and saliva.

11/21/2013

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Abbott Calls For Greater Privacy Protections

Republican candidate for governor Greg Abbott has called for greater protections for personal information, including public records, health information and DNA sequences.

11/12/2013

The reflecting pool and Washington Monument at the National Mall in Washington D.C. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Police: Man Who Set Himself Ablaze On Mall Dies

A District of Columbia police spokesman says a man who set himself on fire on the National Mall has died of his injuries.

10/05/2013

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Sasquatch Genome Project Reveals Bigfoot Photos In Dallas

Bigfoot is real–just ask the researchers who have logged countless hours to prove their beliefs. New photos and videos filled with never before seen images were released Tuesday by the Sasquatch Genome Project.

CBS 11–10/01/2013

Alicia Moore (credit: Greenville Police Department)

Three Arrested In Connection To Murdered Greenville Teen’s Case

The Hunt County Sheriff’s Department confirms that three people were arrested today in connection with the case of a murdered teenager.

CBS 11–09/24/2013

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‘Person Of Interest’ In Serial Rapes Case Released

The man who was once considered a person of interest in a series of rapes that terrorized South Dallas was released from jail Sunday morning.

09/15/2013

An arrest warrant for Aggravated Sexual Assault has been issued for Van Dralan Dixson, 39. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

DNA Links Suspect Dixson To 4 Sexual Assaults

Dallas police said serial rape suspect Van Dixson has now been linked by DNA tests to four of the nine South Dallas sexual assault cases.

09/09/2013

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Man Labeled Person Of Interest In Serial Rape Investigation Speaks From Jail

Alan Mason feels he was used by the Dallas Police Department.

CBS 11–09/09/2013

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Texas Supreme Court Denies Compensation Request To Confessed Child Rapist

The Texas Supreme Court has denied the request for compensation payments to an inmate who was wrongfully convicted for murder but confessed to raping children while in prison.

08/23/2013

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Investigators Exhume 1972 Murder Victim

The remains of a man found dead more than 40 years ago have been exhumed so that a team of retired investigators can try to find out who he is and who killed him.

08/09/2013

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Police Search Suspect’s Home In Saginaw Girl’s Death

Investigators on Wednesday removed items from the North Texas home of the teenager suspected of killing his 6-year-old neighbor whose body was found in a tarp three weeks ago.

07/24/2013

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