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Farmers Branch Passes Distracted Driving Ordinance

Farmers Branch has taken a step toward curbing distracted driving. Council members on Tuesday approved an ordinance that prohibits text communication while behind the wheel.

03/27/2014

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New Traffic Patterns Along LBJ Freeway

Some of the road construction work along the LBJ Freeway is almost done, but that big change could impact your commute as new traffic patterns take effect on Tuesday.

03/25/2014

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Hazmat Crews Respond To Recycling Plant In Farmers Branch

Hazmat crews have responded to a recycling facility in Farmers Branch, where an unknown vapor has escaped into the air, affecting nearly a dozen people exposed to the fumes.

03/20/2014

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Farmers Branch Loses Battle To Enact Anti-Immigrant Laws

A former Pennsylvania coal town and a Dallas suburb lost a lengthy battle to enact anti-immigrant laws Monday when the U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear their appeals.

03/03/2014

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SCOTUS Bypasses Farmers Branch Immigration Rental Case

The Supreme Court will not hear arguments regarding the ban that would prevent illegal immigrants from renting housing in Farmers Branch.

CBS 11–03/03/2014

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Police Chase Ends With Crash In Allen

A chase that started in Dallas early Monday morning passed through four other North Texas cities and, at times, topped out at speeds of 100 mph before the suspect crashed in Allen.

11/18/2013

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Equipment Stolen From DFW Sled Hockey Team

An opportunity for many local disabled athletes to play hockey has been stolen. The DFW Sled Hockey team had close to $5,000 worth of equipment stolen from a storage unit.

09/30/2013

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Fight Over Boxing Match Leads To Man’s Death

A man from Irving was killed by gunfire Sunday morning as he tried to break up a fight over last night’s Floyd Mayweather Jr. vs. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez match.

09/15/2013

Elizabeth Villafranca (L) speaks to a crowd of protesters outside the city hall November 13, 2006 in Farmers Branch. Later in the evening, council members unanimously voted to pass the legislation that would make English the official language of the city and approving fines for landlords and businesses who do business with illegal immigrants. (credit: Brian Harkin/Getty Images)

Hispanic Leaders Urge Farmers Branch Boycott

The City of Farmers Branch wants to ban undocumented immigrants from renting property, but Hispanic community leaders are vowing to fight back.

08/28/2013

Farmers Branch city council meets about controversial immigrant rental policy. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Farmers Branch To Appeal Housing Ruling

The Farmers Branch City Council voted late Tuesday night to appeal a ruling that overturned a ban on renting apartments to immigrants who are in the country illegally.

08/21/2013

Farmers Branch Delays Decision On Immigration Appeal

After years of fighting, the Farmers Branch City Council is going to take a little more time to decide if it should keep that fight up.

08/07/2013

Farmers Branch city council meets about controversial immigrant rental policy. (credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas Suburb Hears Public On Housing Ruling

Leaders of a Dallas suburb heard public comment on whether to appeal a ruling that overturned an ordinance banning immigrants in the country illegally from renting apartments.

CBS 11–08/06/2013

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