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Texas Fire Marshal Offers Old Cases For New Review

The Texas state fire marshal has volunteered to turn over more than a decade of his office’s casework to advocates so they can examine them for wrongful convictions.

08/06/2014

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I-Team Reveals How Cite and Release Could Make a Come Back

Caught with pot, but treated like it’s a speeding ticket. There’s actually a Texas law that allows people arrested for possessing small amounts of marijuana to be ticketed and let go.

07/10/2014

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US Rep: FBI To Probe Central Texas VA facility

Rep. Carter said he had heard allegations of scheduling appointments being delayed to secure bonuses for managers, as well as papers being shredded to obstruct any investigation.

07/03/2014

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DPD: Abduction & Sexual Assault Of 14-Year-Old Didn’t Happen

On June 23 a Dallas teenager went to police claiming to have been abducted, near Camp Wisdom and Belt Line, driven a short distance and sexually assaulted. Today officials confirmed the events never occurred.

CBSDFW.COM–06/25/2014

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FBI Director: “We Will Crush These Pimps”

A dozen children were rescued across Texas, and several people arrested, as part of a nationwide operation targeting child sex trafficking.

06/23/2014

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Off-Duty Arlington Police Officer Involved In Deadly Shooting

An Arlington police officer is under investigation for a deadly shooting that happened while he was off duty.

06/23/2014

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15 DISD Employees Fired For Alleged Illegal Basketball Recruiting

The investigation into the murder of a DISD high school student leads police to possible sport recruiting infractions by top administrators and coaches. Now more than a dozens adults, accused of taking part in the recruiting scandal, are all out of a job.

CBSDFW.COM–06/06/2014

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Fort Worth Police Find 3 Dead Bodies Inside House

Just before the lunch hour on Monday, Fort Worth police were called to the 200 block of Sunset Lane. The call was about a possible dead person at the residence. When officers arrived they found three deceased people.

CBSDFW.COM–06/02/2014

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Athens Continues Recovery & Festival Preps After Fertilizer Fire

By Friday nearly all of Athens was back open. Home evacuations were lifted,some 24 hours after a fertilizer storage facility caught fire. But despite the blaze, evacuation and investigation – the show must go on. The Athens Old Fiddlers Reunion is back on.

CBS 11–05/30/2014

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Athens Fertilizer Plant Fire Suspicious, Says Chief

State and local fire investigators are still trying to figure out what sparked a massive fire here at the East Texas Ag Supply fertilizer plant in downtown Athens.

05/30/2014

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Machete Wielding Thieves Strike 3 Times In 2 Weeks

Police are investigating three aggravated robberies wherein the suspect used a machete to threaten victims in the past two weeks.

05/23/2014

(credit: CBS 11 News)

Dallas Credit Company “Misled” Consumers, Ordered To Pay $34 Million

Following an on-going CBS 11 I-Team investigation, the state of Texas is ordering a former Dallas company to pay more than $34 million to consumers.

CBS 11–05/22/2014

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