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Contractors place sections of a water pipeline in a trench. (credit: Getty Images/Ross Land)

Tarrant Water Board Approves Pipeline Deal

The Tarrant Regional Water District board on Tuesday approved a nearly $93 million construction contract as part of a pipeline project to transport water from East Texas.

03/19/2014

Child Pornography

Child Porn Victim Restitution Case Involves Texas Man

A woman whose childhood rapes by her uncle, an east Texas man, were captured on camera and widely traded on the Internet wants the Supreme Court to make it easier for victims of child pornography to receive restitution.

01/20/2014

Bobby Prescott & Pamela White (credit: Lisa Sanderson)

Man Burned After Wheelchair Gets Stuck

A man from East Texas is in critical condition at Parkland Hospital in Dallas after his motorized wheelchair became stuck in some sand, on top of a trash pile that he was burning.

01/17/2014

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State Reports Rise In Timber Thefts

The Texas A&M Forest Service said that there has been a surge in reported timber thefts, with more than 20 cases reported all the way from the Red River to almost the Gulf Coast.

01/16/2014

Quarterback Austen Arnaud of the Iowa State Cyclones rolls out as Will Pericak the Colorado Buffaloes at Folsom Field on November 13, 2010 in Boulder, Colorado. (credit: Doug Pensinger/Getty Images)

Ex-Iowa State Player Found Dead In East Texas Home

A former standout football player for Iowa State was found dead with multiple gunshot wounds this week in his East Texas home, a police official said Friday.

01/10/2014

Graphic of police crime scene tape over gun cross-hairs and the outline of a body. (credit: AP Photo)

Nurse Stabbed To Death At Texas Hospital, Suspect Caught

One person has died and four others are injured, including one critically, after a stabbing attack at an East Texas hospital.

11/26/2013

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No Injuries In East Texas Oil Facility Fire

Authorities said that nobody was hurt in a fire at an East Texas oil storage facility near Tyler. Crews were able to extinguish the blaze and begin cleanup early Tuesday morning.

10/15/2013

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Police Looking For East Texas ‘Panty Burglar’

Authorities said that the theft of women’s lingerie this week from a home in East Texas may be the latest in a two-year string of break-ins blamed on the ‘Panty Burglar’ intruder.

10/03/2013

Vicki Stark-Fitts pleaded guilty to participating in a pattern of racketeering activity that included conspiracy to distribute methamphetamine and murder Thursday before U.S. Magistrate Judge Keith Giblin. (credit: Orange County Sheriff’s Department)

White Supremacist Pleads Guilty To Racketeering

Federal prosecutors say a 49-year-old woman has pleaded guilty to her role in a criminal enterprise that orchestrated a killing and distributed methamphetamine in East Texas.

08/22/2013

Exhaust plumes from cooling towers at a coal-fired power station on August 10, 2010. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Dallas Based Luminant Sued For Pollution

The Justice Department has filed a clean-air lawsuit against Dallas-based Luminant Generation over pollution from two coal-fired East Texas power plants.

08/17/2013

Federal agents search outside a New Boston, Texas home after letters containing ricin were mailed from there to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg.  (credit: CNN)

Texas Husband: Ricin Case ‘Like A Really Bad Dream’

The Texas man whose wife is accused of sending ricin-laced letters to President Barack Obama and New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg in an attempt to frame him says the experience has been “like a really bad dream.”

06/13/2013

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Texas Town Passes Resolution Encouraging Gun Ownership

The saying ‘lock and load’ is now probably being uttered more frequently in the East Texas town of Gun Barrel City. The town has passed a resolution that encourages residents to own a firearm.

CBSDFW.COM–05/01/2013

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