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Gov. Rick Perry has called the Legislature back for a third special session to approve more money for roads, but the main sticking point centers on what is the most conservative way to fund them without raising taxes (credit: by Jonathan Gibby/Getty Images)

Texas Grand Jury To Be Seated In Perry Ethics Case

A Texas judge is expected to seat a grand jury in an investigation into whether Republican Gov. Rick Perry abused his power by vetoing funding for public corruption prosecutors.

04/14/2014

Jermaine Darden

Grand Jury: No Charges For Officer In Stun Gun Death

A Tarrant County grand jury has declined to indict a Fort Worth police officer in connection with the death of a 300-pound man who died shortly after being shocked with a stun gun during a drug raid.

CBSDFW.COM–03/17/2014

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Did Texas Dad Know He Was Shooting Daughter’s Guest?

A grand jury will have to determine whether a Texas man who killed a 17-year-old boy in his teenage daughter’s bedroom knew he was shooting the girl’s guest — or thought he was shooting an intruder.

03/14/2014

Judge Carlos Cortez (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Grand Jury Opts Not To Indict Dallas County Judge For Assault

A Dallas County grand jury has decided not to indict a state district judge on a felony charge of assault following a domestic disturbance with his girlfriend. Jurors made the decision Thursday in a case involving Judge Carlos Cortez.

02/20/2014

Tour bus crash on George Bush Turnpike near DFW Airport kills 3 and injures dozens. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

No Indictment For Driver In Deadly 2013 Casino Bus Crash

A Dallas County grand jury has decided not to indict the bus driver in the fatal accident involving senior citizens on their way to an Oklahoma casino last year.

02/12/2014

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Task Force Reveals Findings on Homeowner Shot by Police

The Tarrant County District Attorney’s office and Fort Worth Police Department have released new public records in the case of an officer involved shooting during a home burglary call.

02/05/2014

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Officer Who Shot & Killed Grandfather Won’t Face Charges

Eight months have passed since an elderly Fort Worth homeowner was shot and killed by Fort Worth police. Today a Tarrant County grand jury decided the officer who pulled the trigger won’t face charges.

CBSDFW.COM–01/29/2014

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Grand Jury Controversy After Ex-Officer Indicted For Manslaughter

A North Texas high-speed chase ends with an officer shooting and killing a suspect. The officer faces up to 20 years in prison for what has now been deemed a crime. In a rare move, a Grand Jury indicted the former police officer for manslaughter.

CBSDFW.COM–11/11/2013

Dallas Cowboys player, Josh Brent attends a game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Cowboys Stadium on December 16, 2012.  (credit: Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Former Dallas Cowboy Brent’s Attorney To County Clerk: Do Your Job

Former Dallas Cowboy Josh Brent’s lawyer claims employees in the Dallas County District Clerk’s office are unfairly and purposefully delaying their preparation for his Intoxication Manslaughter trial.

10/28/2013

Michael Underwood, charged with underage drinking after the Montague County Sheriff says he accidentally shot and killed his friend, Nate Maki. 
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Teen Indicted For Accidentally Shooting, Killing His Friend

A grand jury has indicted 17-year-old Michael Underwood for manslaughter in the shooting death of his friend 18-year-old Nathan Maki.

10/14/2013

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Josh Brent Faces New Indictment

A Dallas grand jury has added a second manslaughter count against former Cowboys player Josh Brent in connection with a drunken-driving crash that killed a teammate.

10/09/2013

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Grand Jury Doesn’t Indict Texas DA For Behavior

A Travis County grand jury has declined to indict District Attorney Rosemary Lehmberg over her jailhouse behavior following an April arrest for drunken driving.

10/04/2013

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