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Grandmother Patricia Sanders saved a 2-year-old girl, after she was left in a hot car on a 100-degree day. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Hero Grandma Couldn’t Ignore Screams Of Toddler In Hot Car

Patricia Sanders can’t get the cries out of her head. She can’t even stop thinking about a 2-year-old girl left alone in a hot car on Labor Day.

CBS 11–09/11/2014

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Good Samaritan Rescues Toddler Left In Hot Car

Quick thinking and attention to detail kept an emergency from turning tragic after police say a grandmother left a child alone in the car on a sweltering day.

09/02/2014

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Cedar Hill Officer Says Being Burned Was A Blessing

The Cedar Hill police officer who was set on fire by a suspect, then saved by a Good Samaritan has reunited with the man who helped rescue her.

08/01/2014

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Jury Sentences Good Samaritan Murderer To Life In Prison

After taking just 45 minutes on Monday to find Thomas Lester Harper guilty of murder for shooting an 18-year-old Good Samaritan, a Tarrant County jury took even less time to sentence the man to life in prison.

CBSDFW.COM–05/06/2014

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Jury Finds Thomas Harper Guilty In Good Samaritan Murder Trial

After days of testimony Thomas Lester Harper tried to apologize. “I’m sorry,” he said while on the stand Monday. Prosecutor Jack Strickland wasn’t having any of it and quickly jumped in and asked, “For what?” Harper said, “For everything.”

CBS 11–05/05/2014

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Court Hears Testimony In ‘Good Samaritan’ Murder Trial

Thomas Harper’s attorneys say he’s a devoted father who was trying to protect his children. Harper is accused of killing a Good Samaritan after causing a multi-car crash that killed one driver, back in December of 2011.

CBS 11–04/29/2014

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Toddler Back With Family After Found Wandering Streets Alone

A two-year-old boy is back with his family after Dallas police say a Good Samaritan found him wandering down a street at two o’clock Wednesday morning.

CBS 11–01/08/2014

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Teen On Trial For Fatal Drunk Driving Crash

The teen accused of driving drunk and killing four people is scheduled to go on trial Wednesday in Fort Worth.

12/04/2013

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Good Samaritan Drowns In Lewisville Lake

A man drowned in Lewisville Lake Friday while trying to help another person whose canoe capsized.

10/12/2013

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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

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Teen Charged For Burleson Crash That Killed Four People

A teenager is now charged in a deadly Burleson crash that killed a youth pastor and three others.

09/11/2013

Terrell Evan Cowherd, 26, of Dallas was stabbed to death Saturday morning, Aug. 17, 2013. (credit: Terrell Cowherd's Facebook page)

Good Samaritan Stabbed To Death Breaking Up A Fight Will Be Remembered

A candlelight vigil is planned to honor the memory of Terrell Cowherd, 26, who was stabbed to death early Saturday morning outside Club Kush on Greenville Avenue after he tried to break up a fight.

CBS 11–08/19/2013

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