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Murder Trial

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Family Frustrated By Delays In High-Profile Murder Trial

A high profile murder case, that led to sweeping changes for the Dallas 911 system, may be pushed back – and the victim’s family is not happy about it.

CBS 11–11/26/2013

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Family: 50 Years For Killer, Life Sentence For Us

Tuesday morning, family and friends of murdered North Texas mother Karen Smith had the chance to address her killer in court. Karen Smith was shot to death in a parking garage at UT Southwestern Medical Center in January 2013.

CBS 11–11/05/2013

George Zimmerman listens as the verdict is announced that the jury finds him not guilty, on the 25th day of his second-degree murder trial. Zimmerman was charged for the 2012 shooting death of Trayvon Martin. (credit: Joe Burbank-Pool/Getty Images)

George Zimmerman Stopped For Speeding In North Texas

CBS 11 News has learned that George Zimmerman, the man recently found not guilty for fatally shooting 17-year-old Trayvon Martin in Florida, was armed when an officer pulled him over for speeding in North Texas.

CBSDFW.COM–07/31/2013

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

No Court Delay For Fort Hood Suspect, Trial Date Set

A military judge Tuesday refused a three-month trial delay for the Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage. The judge, Col. Tara Osborn, also set jury selection to begin on July 9.

06/18/2013

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Judge Stalls Decision On Delaying Fort Hood Trial

A judge says she won’t decide whether to delay the Fort Hood shooting suspect’s trial until he provides evidence to support his defense strategy — and she might not accept it.

06/04/2013

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Fort Hood Suspect To Represent Himself At Trial

A military judge is allowing the Army psychiatrist charged in the November 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage to represent himself at his upcoming murder trial.

06/03/2013

NorthPointe Baptist Church in Arlington was shocked by the murder of 29-year-old pastor Clint Dobson. (credit: Emily Trube/KRLD)

Suspect Takes Stand In Arlington Pastor Murder Trial

Steven Lawayne Nelson, the man accused of the suffocation death of an Arlington pastor and the beating of his assistant, took the stand Friday in his own murder trial.

10/05/2012

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Pastor’s Widow Testifies In His Murder Trial

The widow of a pastor, who was murdered during a robbery at his church, testified she fainted when she arrived to the crime scene and learned of her husband’s death.

CBS 11–10/02/2012

U.S. Army doctor Maj. Nidal Malik Hasan is the lone suspect in the shooting death of 13 people and wounding of 31 others at Fort Hood in 2009. (credit: Bell Co. Sheriff's Dept.)

Fort Hood Suspect Appeals To Keep Beard

The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly 2009 Fort Hood shooting rampage has appealed a military judge’s order to have his beard forcibly shaved before his murder trial.

CBSDFW.COM–09/21/2012

Photo of murder suspect Terrance Black in court after allegedly jumping 25 feet into part of the Grand Canyon, two days after the body of Frisco fitness instructor Susan Loper was found. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Jury Deliberates In Plano Fitness Instructor Murder Trial

The jury has started deliberating in the trial of a man accused in the beating death of his ex-girlfriend, a North Texas fitness instructor.

08/30/2012

Photo of murder suspect Terrance Black in court after allegedly jumping 25 feet into part of the Grand Canyon, two days after the body of Frisco fitness instructor Susan Loper was found. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Trial Of Accused Fitness Instructor Murderer Underway

The mother of a North Texas fitness instructor found dead in a field testified Monday during the first day of the trial of Terrance Deering Black, who is charged with capital murder in the 2011 death of Susan Loper.

08/20/2012

Convicted murderer Broderick Patterson curses at jury after receiving a life sentence. (credit: CBSDFW.COM)

Teenage Killer Broderick Patterson Sentenced To Life In Prison

The 18-year-old spat an expletive at the jury after the sentence was announced.

05/04/2012

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