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Jury Hears From Eric Williams’ Family In Court

The man who gunned down an East Texas district attorney and his wife, and is charged with killing another prosecutor, was once an Eagle Scout, played the trumpet, and showed promise as a child, testimony showed today.

12/11/2014

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Perry Defense: Veto Was Constitutionally Protected

Governor Rick Perry’s defense team says the two felony abuse of power indictments against him are unconstitutional, but not because he’s above the law.

11/17/2014

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Williams Murder Trial Resumes After Judge Refuses To Move Trial

Jury selection in the Kaufman County murder trial has resumed in Rockwall after the judge refused to move the trial a second time.

10/17/2014

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Jury Selection Begins In Retrial Of Waco Man Accused In Murder Of Stepsons

Jury selection began this week in the case of a Texas man granted a retrial after questions were raised about testimony that helped convict him in the deaths of his two stepsons in a fire nearly 30 years ago.

10/06/2014

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Mesquite Man Gets Prison For His Dog’s Death

A Mesquite man has been sentenced to more than six years in prison for beating and drowning his pit bull after the dog allegedly chewed some patio furniture.

09/06/2014

North Texas schoolteacher Tammy Lowe turned herself in to Grand Prairie police and admitting being the person responsible for a hit and run accident that left a 6-year-old boy dead. (credit: Grand Prairie Police Dept.)

Former Teacher To Serve A Decade For Deadly Hit-And-Run

A former Grand Prairie school teacher was sentenced to ten years in prison for the hit-and-run death of a six-year-old boy.

08/22/2014

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Rider Gets 30 Years For Attacking Fort Worth Bus Driver

A bus passenger apparently upset about North Texas traffic delays has been sentenced to 30 years in prison for attacking the driver. Carlos Fields was convicted of aggravated assault with a deadly weapon for the 2013 incident.

07/31/2014

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McDonald’s Ordered To Pay $27 Million For Teens’ Deaths

Lax late-night security at a Texas McDonald’s will cost the owner of the fast food restaurant $27 million, after the death of two teens in 2012.

07/30/2014

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New Details Emerge About FWISD Superintendent’s Last Days

In the days before former Fort Worth ISD Superintendent Walter Dansby submitted his resignation, a jury found the school district guilty of violating the Texas Whistleblower Act, according to a press release from a Dallas law firm.

06/11/2014

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Defendants Sentenced In Stolen Identity Refund Fraud Scheme

Two men were convicted on felony offenses related to their roles in a scheme to use stolen identity information to fraudulently obtain millions of dollars in tax refunds.

04/14/2014

Mugshot of Judge Carlos Cortez, 44th State Civil District Court, Dallas County. (credit: Dallas County Jail)

Judge Accused Of Assault Says Dirty Politics Behind Arrest

State district Judge Carlos Raul Cortez told CBS 11 News that dirty political tricks were behind his arrest for felony assault following a domestic disturbance with his girlfriend in December 2013.

02/20/2014

Charles Stobaugh was found guilty of killing his estranged wife in 2004. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Husband’s Murder Conviction Overturned, Will Be Released From Prison

A man found guilty of murdering his wife could be out of prison in a couple of weeks.

01/27/2014

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