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Son Finds Mother Dead From Pit Bull Attack

A woman was found dead at her home in Kaufman on Monday afternoon, and police believe that pit bulls are responsible for the killing.

04/01/2014

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Dallas Woman Missing Since Sunday Morning

A Dallas woman has been missing since 8:30 a.m. Sunday after she walked away from a home on Ann Arbor Avenue.

02/23/2014

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Plano Elderly Couple Dead In Apparent Murder-Suicide

An elderly Plano couple suffering from medical issues is dead in what police believe is a premeditated murder-suicide.

02/17/2014

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Tables Turn As Youngsters Give Christmas To The Elderly

The elementary students from Southwest Christian School in Fort Worth paid a surprise visit to their neighbors Thursday. Dozens of students paraded in a long line from their school, down the street and into Wedgewood Nursing home.

CBS 11–12/19/2013

Surveillance cameras captured this man using checks that were stolen from an elderly resident and forged for high amounts. (credit: North Richland Hills Police)

4 North Texas Police Agencies Looking For Forgery Suspect

Police are asking for help identifying the person or persons who stole checks from an elderly North Richland Hills resident and then forged them for larger amounts than written.

CBSDFW.COM–12/10/2013

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North Texans Looking Out For Others On Giving Tuesday

After the Black Friday and the Cyber Monday shopping frenzy a new national initiative is being set. But this one is aimed at getting Texans and the rest of the country in the spirit of giving.

CBSDFW.COM–12/03/2013

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Study: High-Dose Flu Shot Better Protects Seniors

A new high-dose flu vaccine for seniors works better than the standard shot in that age group. Regular flu shots tend to be only about 30 to 40 percent effective in people 65 and older. Sanofi Pasteur’s Fluzone High-Dose vaccine boosted that to 50 percent.

10/23/2013

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Fort Worth Police Catch Elderly Bank Robber

Forth Worth police announced they apprehended a suspect in connection with the robbery of the Chase Bank at 1523 S. University Drive in Fort Worth.

10/02/2013

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Meals On Wheels Provides More Than Food During Brutal Summer Heat

Volunteers at Tarrant County Meals on Wheels say they see the same scene play itself out almost every summer: an elderly person suffering through unimaginable heat in their home

08/07/2013

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Struggling To Stay Cool In The North Texas Heat

Not everyone has access to the cooling waters of a splash park and pool. For many people, battling the heat is a matter of life and death.

08/06/2013

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High-Tech Gadgets Monitor Seniors’ Safety At Home

It could mean no more having to check up on Mom or Dad every morning: Motion sensors on the wall and a monitor under the mattress one day might automatically alert you to early signs of trouble.

07/10/2013

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Man Charged In Connection With Death Of Elderly Man

A man has been arrested in connection with the slaying of an elderly man early Saturday morning. Allen Wayne Yater, 40, was arrested on a capital murder charge late Saturday night.

05/05/2013

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