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Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

More Texans Hitting The Road Today For July 4th Travel

Today will be the busiest travel day for the July 4th holiday period. Nearly three million Texans are expected to travel this holiday week, with some 2.4 million o f them traveling by car or truck.

CBSDFW.COM–07/03/2013

A man waves an American flag. (credit: Getty Images/Hector Mata/AFP)

The Importance Of Independence

This is the 237th anniversary of the Declaration Of Independence from British rule. And as we celebrate July 4th, I am reminded of what that document means to me.

07/02/2013

A police officer conducts a field sobriety test during a DUI traffic stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

More Troopers On Patrol For Drunk Drivers This July 4th

While the Independence Day holiday isn’t until next week, the Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) is gearing up to put more highway patrol officers, conducting more drunk driving patrols.

CBSDFW.COM–06/26/2013

Watching Fireworks

Best Firework Displays Across the Country

From the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.

06/21/2013

Star Spangled Table

Make Your Own Patriotic Gear For July 4th

Have some fun with a DIY Fourth of July!

06/17/2013

A home in Dallas was destroyed by fire early on July 4, 2012. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Dallas PD Releases 911 Calls From Oak Cliff House Fire

CBS 11 News continues to follow a developing story centered on a family’s house that burned to the ground earlier this week, in Oak Cliff. DPD is soon expected to respond to concerns that the fire raised about the city’s 911 system.

CBS 11–07/06/2012

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Watch Fireworks Displays Across North Texas

There are dozens of fireworks displays happening across North Texas on July 4th. Check out some of the locations that offering family fun events for day and night.

07/04/2012

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Opinion: Celebrate The 4th Of July

Americans should want to celebrate the 4th of July and at least give some sign of wanting the celebrations that have been cut from municipalities’ budgets.

07/04/2012

A police officer conducts a field sobriety test during a DUI traffic stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

4th Of July “No Refusal Weekend” Begins Tonight

As a part of the 4th of July “No Refusal” Weekend, anyone suspected of driving or boating while intoxicated, and who refuses to submit to a breathalyzer test, will have a search warrant issued against them for police to take a blood specimen.

07/03/2012

Fantasy Girls, Mavs Dancers

Fan Events: July 2-8

The Fan is always out and about in DFW, click here to see where we will be this week.

07/02/2012

Texas drivers use the shoulder of an Interstate during a traffic jam. (credit: Lawrence Jenkins/Getty Images)

Midweek July Fourth Causes Travel Dilemma

This year July Fourth is on a Wednesday, and that has created a dilemma for some folks — how long to go away, if at all.

07/02/2012

The 4th of July Taste of America and AmericaFest

Breaking From The Usual On The Fourth Of July

Fireworks displays happen everywhere on July 4th. But some cities and towns put a unique spin on this American holiday.

06/25/2012

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