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Officer Dustin Dodson died Saturday night after a traffic accident earlier in the day. (Photo credit: Lancaster Police Department).

18-Year Jail Sentence For Crash That Killed Cop

A driver blamed for a 2012 crash that left an off-duty North Texas police officer dead has been sentenced to 18 years in prison.

06/04/2013

Officer Dustin Dodson died Saturday night after a traffic accident earlier in the day. (Photo credit: Lancaster Police Department).

Man Pleads Guilty In Crash That Killed Officer

A man accused of causing a crash last year that killed an off-duty North Texas police officer has pleaded guilty to intoxication manslaughter and leaving the scene of an accident.

05/30/2013

Officer Dustin Dodson died Saturday night after a traffic accident earlier in the day. (Photo credit: Lancaster Police Department).

Man On Trial For DUI Crash That Killed Officer

Testimony is set to begin on Wednesday in the trial of a man who has been accused of driving drunk and killing a Lancaster police officer.

05/29/2013

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7th Street Bridge Closure Causing Major Delays

Construction shut down the busy West 7th Street bridge Thursday as the bridge is rebuilt.

05/09/2013

Tornado near the Lancaster/Red Oak area - Credit: Patrick Miller

Lancaster Still Rebuilding After Tornado Last Year

A grim anniversary is looming; next week will be the one year since a tornado ripped through North Texas and hit Lancaster especially hard.

03/31/2013

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Suspect Dead After Lancaster Gun Battle

A gun battle at a Lancaster apartment complex on Wednesday night ended with the death of a man who police have identified as an armed robbery suspect.

03/28/2013

Eddie Ray Routh (Erath County Sheriff’s Office)

Suspect in Murder of Navy Seal Was Decorated Marine

Suspect in Murder of Navy Seal was Decorated Marine.

02/03/2013

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Dallas Torture Trial Winds Down

A domestic abuse case is winding down in Dallas. Both the victim and the defendant have already testified during the trial, and the defendant is expected to be back on the stand again.

01/30/2013

Convicted Texas murderer Kimberly McCarthy. (credit: Texas Dept. of Criminal Justice)

Lawyers Push To Stay Execution Of North Texas Woman

Defense lawyers have made a late request to halt the execution of a North Texas woman set to become the first female put to death in the U.S. in three years. The request was sent just hours before Kimberly McCarthy’s scheduled execution.

01/29/2013

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Victim Breaks Down On Stand In Torture Trial

It was a difficult day on the witness stand for a Lancaster woman who survived a brutal attack in March 2011. Her boyfriend at the time, 34-year-old Jose Areolla, is now on trial for the assault.

01/24/2013

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Trial Begins For Man Charged With Torturing Ex-Girlfriend

The Lancaster woman that prosecutors say was beaten, stabbed, sexually assaulted and mutilated by her boyfriend, told jurors today that the accused, Jose Arreola, was a “good friend” when they first met in 2008.

01/23/2013

Texas death chamber execution gurney. (credit: AP)

Texas Woman Set To Die Loses At US Supreme Court

A female Texas death row inmate facing execution this month for the fatal stabbing and bludgeoning of a 71-year-old woman has lost an appeal at the U.S. Supreme Court.

01/07/2013

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