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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

Stanley A Wilson (Credit: Dallas Fire-Rescue)

Praise for Firefighter Stan Wilson Both On, Off-Duty

It was an emotional scene: Dallas firefighters saluting their fallen brother as they carried the body of 51 year old year old Stanley Wilson out of the rubble.

05/20/2013

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Officer’s Memory Led To Lake Highlands Arrest

Although law enforcement worked as a team to capture the Lake Highlands serial rape suspect, it was one officer’s amazing memory that led to an arrest in the case.

04/12/2013

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Lake Highlands Serial Rape Suspect Has Disturbing History

A man accused of sexually assaulting three women in Dallas may have preyed on women in department stores months earlier.

CBS 11–04/10/2013

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Dallas Residents Grateful For Rape Suspect Arrest

A serial rape suspect is now behind bars, and residents in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas want to thank those police officers who worked on the case.

04/09/2013

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Suspect Matches DNA In Lake Highlands Sexual Assault Cases

Dallas Police arrested a suspect on Tuesday who confessed to a string of sexual assaults in the Lake Highlands area of Dallas. Now, they have DNA confirmation that they have the right man.

04/04/2013

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