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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

(credit: Kathy Keatley Garvey, UC Davis Dept. of Entomology)

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

Authorities check vehicles for illegal immigrants and contraband at a roadside checkpoint on June 1, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Farmers Branch Seeks Rehearing On Illegal Immigrant Ban

Farmers Branch city attorneys have asked the 5th Circuit Court of Appeals in New Orleans to rehear their case supporting the city’s controversial immigration law.

04/26/2012

Construction workers remove barricades on an interstate. (credit: Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images)

Progress Report For LBJ Express Construction

Heather Newsom, a spokeswoman for the LBJ Express road construction project, details the work that has been done and what is left to accomplish.

04/16/2012

Authorities check vehicles for illegal immigrants and contraband at a roadside checkpoint on June 1, 2010. (credit: Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Farmers Branch Still Fighting For Illegal Immigrant Ban

A Dallas suburb that has tried to ban housing rents by illegal immigrants will continue its appeals court fight for the ban, an attorney for the city said Thursday.

04/13/2012

Interstate 35E at Royal Lane in Dallas. (Credit: Google Maps)

Burglary Suspect Killed After Running Onto Highway

A burglary suspect was struck and killed by a car after darting onto Interstate-35E while fleeing police on Tuesday night.

03/27/2012

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Police Alert Network Established In Farmers Branch

Farmers Branch Police announced they have established a police alert network.

02/09/2012

Wile E. Coyote

Wile E. Coyote Helps Local Police

From coffins to coffee makers, most of the items up for sale on Propertyroom.com were likely stolen. It’s basically E-bay for cops.

11/21/2011

Farmers Branch Swat Standoff

Nearly 8-Hour Stand Off Ends With A Charred Home

SWAT officers peacefully arrested a man nearly eight hours after he barricaded himself inside his ex-girlfriend’s home and threatened suicide before it went up in flames.

CBSDFW.COM–10/15/2011

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Court To Review Farmers Branch Immigrant Housing Ban

Farmers Branch is asking a federal court to overturn a ruling that the city tried to impose unconstitutional restrictions on home rentals to illegal immigrants.

10/04/2011

Photo of CCS Medical headquarters in Farmers Branch. (credit: ccsmed.com)

Company Headquarters Move Brings Jobs To N. Texas

A corporate move to North Texas could translate to an increased availability of high paying jobs. CCS Medical is moving its corporate headquarters from Clearwater, Florida to Farmers Branch.

09/30/2011

A student in math class. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

Farmers Branch Voters Say No To Separate ISD

Farmers Branch voters overwhelmingly said they do not want to start their own school district. Two-thirds of the voters turned down the referendum, backed by their outgoing mayor.

05/16/2011

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