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Domestic Violence Shelters At Capacity… Again

The numbers, experts say, are staggering: one in four women will experience abuse in her lifetime. And safely escaping isn’t a simple task.

09/12/2014

Adam Dickerson from a previous arrest in February (Credit: Carrollton PD)

Carrollton Man Arrested For Allegedly Assaulting Grandmother With Wrench

Carrollton Police have arrested a 25-year-old man who allegedly attacked his brother and assaulted his grandmother with a socket wrench.

03/28/2014

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4 Arrested In Slaying Of Tyler Couple Near Church

An East Texas woman, her brother and her parents are charged with carrying out a scheme to kill the woman’s ex-husband and new wife as both sides were embroiled in a custody dispute over a 5-year-old girl.

03/12/2014

Glenn Keese (credit: Garland Police Dept.)

Police: Family Violence Ends In Shooting Death

A family argument ended in gunfire at a Garland home on Sunday.

01/28/2014

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Police: 11-Year-Old Stabs Relative 9 Times

An 11-year-old girl is in the Henry Wade juvenile justice center after police say she stabbed a relative nine times Friday night.

01/04/2014

Dallas Police cruiser (credit: CBS 11 News)

Two Dallas Police Officers Facing Family Violence Charges

Officials with the Dallas Police Department have confirmed that two officers are facing Family Violence Assault charges.

CBSDFW.COM–12/02/2013

Arlington Police Department Assistant Chief James Hawthorne. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Assistant Arlington PD Chief On Paid Leave After Arrest

Hours after Arlington police tweeted a photo of an event designed to end domestic violence; police officers arrested one of their top commanders on a charge of family violence.

CBS 11–11/18/2013

Photo of a Dallas Police Department squad car. (credit: Dallas Police Department)

Police Chief Confirms Fired Officers Ignored Family Violence Cases

Six police officers have been fired from the Dallas Police Department. Among the six are two officers who department officials said ignored pleas from abused residents.

CBSDFW.COM–08/20/2013

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Fort Worth Police Officers Stop Stabbing By Shooting Man To Death

Fort Worth police shot and killed a man who was stabbing a woman in her home at The Hills Apartments Sunday morning.

06/23/2013

Erica Moore enters the courtroom for her trial. Moore has been accused of beating her son after finding him engaged in a homosexual act with a relative. (credit: Chuck Schechner/KRLD)

Mom Going To Trial For Whipping Son For Homosexual Act

A Forest Hill mother is in court today for a pre-trial hearing on a family assault case. Erica Moore is the woman who admitted beating her son with an electrical cord for engaging in a homosexual act.

CBSDFW.COM–04/30/2013

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Charges Against Dez Bryant Could Be Dropped

The criminal case against Dallas Cowboys receiver, Dez Bryant, for a violent encounter between Bryant and his mother this past July, could be dropped if he stays out of trouble for a year.

CBS 11–11/14/2012

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After Program Husband Says: “I Am Here. I Am An Abuser.”

Many people think of domestic violence as brutal beatings that occur over a long period of time. But that is not always the case. CBS 11 News wanted to get a different view of domestic violence — a look before it escalates out of control.

CBS 11–10/23/2012

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