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Christopher James Holder (credit: Plano Police Department)

Plano Man’s Killer Receives Life Without Parole

Christopher James Holder, 31, has received a life sentence without the possibility of parole after a jury found him guilty of capital murder.

06/02/2015

(credit: CBS 11 News)

I-Team Update: Popular Kids Store Faces Federal Lawsuit

A lawsuit has been filed against a well-known North Texas store following an I-Team investigation.

04/08/2015

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Sanitation Workers Before & After MLK’s Last Speech

Most people are familiar with Dr. Martin Luther King’s “I’ve Been to the Mountaintop” speech, but many don’t know the speech he delivered the night before his assassination was delivered to striking sanitation workers.

CBS 11–01/19/2015

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Texas Opts Out Of Federal Prison Rape Law

Texas is one of several states refusing to comply with a federal law designed to reduce sexual assaults in prison, with governors criticizing the decade-old law as counterproductive and too expensive to implement.

05/23/2014

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Family Shares Story Of Abuse; Hopes To Help Others

At a park in Mineral Wells, Peggy and Robert Crutsinger say they’re healing slowly alongside their two young sons. Both boys were molested by a close family friend.

01/10/2014

(credit: Tim Curry Criminal Justice Center)

Ex-Con Receives 99 Years For Thanksgiving Day Slaying

A 30-year-old repeat felon was sentenced to 99 years in prison on Friday for shooting his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend 12 times during a confrontation at an Arlington apartment last year on Thanksgiving Day.

11/08/2013

Justice

“Ringleader” Sentenced For Setting Dog Justice On Fire

The final sentence has been handed down in a case that outraged North Texas animal lovers.

CBS 11–08/23/2013

Justice

Men Plead Guilty To Setting Dog “Justice” On Fire

There will not be a trial over the puppy that was burned alive in Pleasant Grove – and animal rights activists are not happy about it.

KRLD–08/20/2013

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Peaceful Protests For Trayvon Martin in Dallas

Thousands of peaceful protestors rallied Saturday in downtown Dallas at the Trayvon Martin Rally For Justice.

07/20/2013

Justice

Man Cops Plea In 2012 Puppy Burning, Gets 2 Years In Jail

One of the four men who was accused of setting a puppy on fire in Pleasant Grove last year has quietly cut a deal with Dallas County prosecutors.

07/01/2013

(credit: Dallas County Jail)

Cousins Beef Over Gas Money; One Dead

An argument over gasoline money left a woman dead early Sunday and her cousin in jail accused of running over her twice then heading home to go to sleep, police said.

05/19/2013

Justice

Judge Rules Dog Burning Suspects Will Be Tried Together

It was one of the worst cases of animal cruelty known to have happened in North Texas. This past April, a 4-month old puppy was set on fire and left to die. Today the four suspects in the animal torture case were back before a judge.

CBSDFW.COM–12/19/2012

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