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Most Texas Wireless 911 Calls Lack Location Information

An advocacy group says two-thirds of all wireless 911 calls in Texas don’t provide enough location information for the caller, violating federal requirements.

11/07/2013

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2 Rescued After SUV Swept Away In Central Texas Flooding

A man and a woman say they spent hours clinging to trees above a flooded, roaring creek in Central Texas after their SUV was washed away, and were finally rescued early Thursday by helicopter.

10/31/2013

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Frightened Passengers Recall Emergency Landing Terror

When a Spirit Airlines flight was forced to make an emergency landing on Tuesday, Casey Rogers of Krum experienced the terror firsthand.

10/16/2013

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Alleged Violations Against Atmos Energy After Gainesville Explosion

Last January, Rick Trammell watched the Gainesville house he and his family owned for 20 years explode into a ball of flames. Now, the Railroad Commission of Texas sent Atmos Energy, which operated the natural gas line in question, a letter outlining alleged violations.

CBS 11–10/08/2013

Firemen work to stop a fire. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Population Boom Leaves Area Of North Texas In Need Of Fire Station

When you call 911 you expect crews to respond within minutes. But if you have an emergency in parts of south Fort Worth, it could take up to 15 minutes for first responders to get to you.

CBS 11–10/01/2013

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House Burns In Bedford, Owner Makes It Out Safely

A homeowner In Bedford made it out of his burning home safely Sunday.

09/29/2013

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Plane Safety The Driving Factor At DFW Fire Training Center

This weekend Dallas Fort Worth International Airport will remember a dark day in its history. Delta Flight 1141 crashed 25 years ago Saturday. The Boeing 727 was taking off when it bounced three times, then hit the ground.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

The American Airlines logo is seen on the tail of a jet. (credit: Tim Boyle/Getty Images)

Engine Trouble Prompts AA Flight To Land In Little Rock

Officials say no one was injured when an American Airlines flight en route from North Carolina to Dallas made an emergency landing in Little Rock because of engine trouble.

08/25/2013

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Freestanding ERs Can Cost You

They may look like urgent care centers, but they’re not. More and more freestanding E.R.s are being built in suburban neighborhoods across North Texas.

08/08/2013

A 2-alarm fire broke out on the 300 block of Dakota Ridge Dr. in Fort Worth. (credit: Jazmin Duran)

2-Alarm Fire Damages Home In Tarrant County

The Fort Worth Fire Department responded to a 2-alarm fire Sunday in the 300 block of Dakota Ridge Dr. in Tarrant County.

07/07/2013

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School Security Goes High-Tech With Copsync 911

The new school security program instantly opens communication between emergency personnel and the school. “My responding officers can chat with the teacher, superintendent or whoever set the alarm off.”

05/28/2013

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Granbury Pets Reunited With Owners

Lost pets in Granbury are being reunited with their owners through Hood County Animal Control with generous help from NewsScope Marketing, which donated both a building and employees to help volunteers coordinate the reunions.

CBS 11–05/17/2013

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