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Johnson Co Sheriff Bob Alford and comedian Conan O'Brien (Photo via Youtube)

Johnson County Sheriff Bob Alford Deputizes Conan O’Brien

Comedian Conan O’Brien is in Dallas all this week shooting his live show. Monday he went to Johnson County to pursue a career in law enforcement. He just needed to pass a few tests first.

04/01/2014

Chickens sit in a barn at a poultry farm. (credit: Joern Pollex/Getty Images)

17 People Arrested In Cockfighting Bust

Sheriff’s deputies in Johnson County arrested 17 people late Saturday night for taking part in a cockfighting exhibition. A group of several other suspects fled from the scene.

03/24/2014

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Man Hurt In Keene House Explosion

One man was hurt Tuesday night in a fiery explosion that happened at a home in Keene, where the victim said that he left a tank of propane near a lit fireplace.

03/05/2014

The remains of a Johnson County home after a propane explosion. (credit: Johnson Co. Emergency Management)

Woman Killed In Texas Gas Explosion Had No Sense Of Smell

Authorities continue their investigation into a deadly house explosion that killed a 62-year-old North Texas woman.

CBS 11–12/02/2013

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Deputy Seriously Hurt In Cleburne Crash

A deputy with the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office was seriously injured when his squad car slammed into an Oncor electric truck along Highway 67, near Highway 174, in Cleburne.

11/26/2013

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Family Of 4 Hurt In Johnson County RV Fire

A family of four, including two children, was seriously hurt Tuesday night after fire swept through their recreational vehicle outside of Alvarado, officials said.

11/20/2013

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Johnson Co. Teacher Jailed For Improper Student Relationship

A Johnson County teacher has been arrested and charged with Improper Relationship Between Educator And Student.

10/30/2013

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Former DFW Cop Pleads Guilty In Steroids Case

Prosecutors say a former North Texas police officer faces up to three years in prison for tipping off a suspected steroids dealer who also allegedly was his supplier.

09/18/2013

Employees of an oil and gas company work on a natural gas valve at a hydraulic fracturing site. (credit: Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fracking Blamed In Lawsuit Filed By Families In Johnson County

ALVARADO (CBSDFW.COM) – Two families in Johnson County are blaming fracking and earthquakes for damage to their homes. They have filed a lawsuit naming the controversial natural gas drilling process as the cause for cracking […]

08/16/2013

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Investigators Exhume 1972 Murder Victim

The remains of a man found dead more than 40 years ago have been exhumed so that a team of retired investigators can try to find out who he is and who killed him.

08/09/2013

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Police: Estranged Wife Shot Officer Before Suicide

An off-duty officer with the Irving Police Department was shot by his estranged wife during a domestic disturbance at his home in southern Tarrant County, according to authorities.

07/10/2013

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2 Dead After Motorcycle Crashes Into Police Car

Two people on a motorcycle died early Friday morning after they crashed into a police car in Johnson County.

07/05/2013

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