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Lake Highlands

Woman Found Dead In Lake Highlands Swimming Pool

A woman in her mid-30s was found dead in a Lake Highlands swimming pool this morning.

CBSDFW.COM–06/08/2014

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Richardson ISD Residents Concerned About School Board Voting

As the last hours of early voting wound down Tuesday, Christina Hughes Babb echoed concern from fellow Lake Highlands residents. “It’s a low turnout altogether for the election,” she said.

CBS 11–05/06/2014

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“Malik Madness” Cancer Fundraising Underway At Dallas School

March Madness officially kicks off tonight, but in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas — Malik Madness is already in full swing! This ‘mad’ event is a bit different — Malik Madness is an effort to help a fifth-grader battling lymphoma.

CBSDFW.COM–03/18/2014

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Lake Highland Rape Victims Bravely Face Attacker In Court

The admitted Lake Highlands rapist is headed to prison for a long time. The man who struck fear – especially among women – in that Dallas community received his sentence late today.

03/07/2014

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85 Years For Admitted Lake Highlands Serial Rapist

A North Texas man confessed to being the serial rapist who terrorized the Lake Highlands area last year. Today Cesar Benitez learned his fate. A judge sentenced Benitez to 85 years in prison.

CBSDFW.COM–03/07/2014

Cesar Benitez. Once in custody, police say 30-year-old Cesar Benitez confessed to the three rapes committed in Lake Highlands between late-February and mid-March. Arrest and booking photos are provided by local law enforcement officials. Arrest does not imply guilt and criminal charges are merely accusations. A defendant is presumed innocent unless proven guilty beyond a reasonable doubt and convicted in a court of law.

Lake Highlands Serial Rapist To Be Sentenced

The man who pleaded guilty to several rapes in Lake Highlands last year will soon learn his punishment. Cesar Benitez is expected to be sentenced on Friday in Dallas.

03/07/2014

Cesar Benitez (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Department)

Suspect In String Of Lake Highlands Sexual Assaults Pleads Guilty

30-year old Cesar Benitez is accused in three sexual assaults that happened in the Lake Highlands area last year. He was arrested in April and Dallas Police say his DNA matched the attacker.

02/10/2014

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Authorities Continue To Monitor Lake Highlands Fire

More than 12 hours after a fire broke out at an apartment in Lake Highlands, firefighters are still keeping a close watch on the building.

01/23/2014

Repair crews removing downed trees and attempting to restore power (Photo: Stephanie Lucero-Casler)

Many North Texas Residents Still Living Without Power

With the power out since Friday, Wreford says it’s gotten down to 37 degrees inside her Lake Highlands area house — and she’s fed up with Oncor’s broken promises.

12/09/2013

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Richardson ISD Votes To Expand 4 Schools

While many growing school districts across North Texas are building new schools, the Richardson ISD voted on Monday night to expand four of its existing ones.

11/05/2013

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Dallas Woman Hospitalized After She Ran Back Into Burning Home

A Dallas woman is in the hospital after she was rescued from her burning Lake Highlands home.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

DFR firefighter Stanley A. Wilson. (credit: Dallas Fire Rescue)

Fallen Firefighter Laid To Rest

Hundreds of mourners packed Park Cities Baptist Church in Dallas on Saturday to say good-bye to firefighter Stanley Wilson.

05/25/2013

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