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Senator Cornyn’s Dallas-Area Office Receives Suspicious Letter

A spokesman with Dallas Fire-Rescue says a suspicious letter sent to a district office for U.S. Sen. John Cornyn of Texas has tested negative for hazardous substances.

04/17/2013

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Dallas Police Chase After Billiards Hall Shooting

Police in Dallas gave chase early Wednesday after officers saw a suspect firing a gun from a car fleeing a billiards hall.

03/20/2013

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DART Train Hits Car Abandoned On Track

A commuter train with DART struck a car early Tuesday morning. The train was traveling northbound along the Green Line when it hit the abandoned vehicle.

01/01/2013

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Empty Box Prompts Bomb Scare Evacuation

City of Framers Branch Spokesperson Tom Bryson says that a maintenance worker found a box in the hallway on the 7th floor of the building this morning just before 7:00 a.m. On the box was written, “This is a bomb. Do not touch.”

11/06/2012

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Make Your Garden Green & Save Some Green

A research horticulturist for Texas A&M developed the idea of Earth-Kind Landscaping. The goal is to use less water, less fertilizer and less pesticides, and have plants thrive.

11/05/2012

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Companions For Heroes Comes To North Texas

Plano resident and military veteran Jason Allen says a dog helped cure his post-traumatic stress disorder. He wants to help other vets find the same relief.

CBS 11–11/01/2012

The shadow of a man wearing a cowboy hat falls on a pillar as he enters a polling place. (credit: DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images)

Farmers Branch To Submit New Voting Plan

A suburban Dallas city council has approved a single-member replacement for a municipal voting system struck down by the federal courts.

10/03/2012

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)

Farmers Branch Immigrant Rental Ban Goes Before 5th Circuit

Farmers Branch’s expensive fight to ban illegal immigrants from renting homes will get perhaps its most important hearing Wednesday before a largely conservative group of judges with the power to influence the national immigration debate.

09/18/2012

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Dallas County Set To Begin Aerial Spraying

A public health emergency will lead to aerial spraying for mosquitos in the battle against the West Nile virus.

08/16/2012

Mike Rawlings attends a Super Bowl event on February 3, 2011 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Michael Buckner/Getty Images for Audi)

Dallas Mayor Comments On Aerial Spraying

City leaders in Dallas County will decide Wednesday whether or not to allow the aerial spraying of mosquitos in the fight against the West Nile virus.

08/15/2012

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)

Ruling Says Farmers Branch Violated Voting Rights Act

A U.S. District Court ruling announced Thursday says the city of Farmers Branch is in violation of the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

08/02/2012

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More Human Cases Of West Nile In DFW

There is growing concern in the health community about the West Nile Virus, as human cases continue to pop up across North Texas even earlier in the summer than usual.

07/06/2012

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