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Mug shot of suspect Roger Kessler (photo via McKinney Police Dept.)

43-Year-Old HIV Positive Teacher Admits Having Sex With Teen

A North Texas teacher, who is HIV positive, was caught leaving the home of a 15-year-old boy. Police say when Roger “Joe” Kessler was questioned and he admitted having a sexual relationship with the teen.

CBSDFW.COM–09/12/2014

A volunteer health worker takes blood from a patient for an HIV-AIDS test. (credit: Kambou Sia/AFP/Getty Images)

HIV Diagnosis Rate Down In U.S. Over Decade

The rate of HIV infections diagnosed in the United States each year fell by one-third over the past decade, a government study found.

07/19/2014

Dallas County prosecutors asked a judge to order Matthew Reese (pictured) to serve a 95-year sentence for knowingly gave a teenager HIV. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Man Gets 75 Years For Sexual Assault That Left Teen With HIV

An HIV-positive Dallas man has been sentenced to 75 years in prison for sexually assaulting a 15-year-old girl who became infected with the virus.

06/18/2014

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County Health Director Addresses State Claims of Wrongdoing

A state investigation found three employees entered false data into a system tracking patients with HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases.

06/17/2014

Dallas County prosecutors asked a judge to order Matthew Reese (pictured) to serve a 95-year sentence for knowingly gave a teenager HIV. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Up To 95 Years For 31-Year-Old Who Gave Teen HIV

A 31-year-old man infected with HIV who’s accused of having sex with a 15-year-old girl, plead guilty in court Tuesday.

06/17/2014

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Rewards In Social Services Are Linked To Higher Education In Dallas

Higher education has allowed Lisa Ciminelli to get to where she is today, as assistant vice president of neighbor support services at CitySquare.

01/20/2014

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Hundreds Gather In Plano For World AIDS Day

Crowds gathered in Plano Sunday to honor people who died from AIDS and to support those living with the disease.

12/01/2013

Empty seats for jurors in a courtroom. (credit: AP Photo)

Dallas Man Who Killed Mistress Awaits Sentence

A Dallas jury might not reach a decision on how to sentence a man who’s admitted to killing his mistress after finding out she was HIV positive.

11/05/2013

A researcher extracts DNA from samples for AIDS vaccine testing. (credit: Chris Hondros/Getty Images)

Tests Suggest Baby Born With HIV May Be Cured

Doctors now have convincing evidence that they put HIV into remission, hopefully for good, in an American baby born with the AIDS virus — a medical first that is prompting a new look at how hard and fast such cases should be treated.

10/23/2013

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Backlash Against HIV/AIDS Billboard In Dallas

More than 14 thousand people living in Dallas County are living with HIV and many of them don’t even know it.

CBS 11–06/18/2013

Activists In NYC Protest Proposed Budget Cuts For HIV/AIDS Programs

Community Hero: AIDS Services Of Dallas

AIDS Services of Dallas is a non-profit organization which provides “quality, affordable, service-enriched housing for individuals and families living with HIV/AIDS”. Dennis Kershner is a co-chair for the organization’s important annual fundraiser coming up this Saturday — the “No Tie Dinner & Dessert” party.

KRLD–04/02/2013

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DCHHS Says Schools Need Free Condoms, Explicit Sex Education

Teenagers are constantly bombarded with sexually explicit messages, and Dallas County Health Director Zachary Thompson says they drown out the message of abstinence.

CBS 11–03/19/2013

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