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New Year’s Day

Head Coach Dan McCarney of the North Texas Mean Green holds up the trophy after defeating the UNLV Rebels in the Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The North Texas Mean Green defeated the UNLV Rebels 36-14.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Vegas Mayor Makes Good On UNT Bet

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is making good on a bet with Denton Mayor Mark Burroughs, after UNT beat UNLV in the Heart of Dallas Bowl game last week.

01/08/2014

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New Years Day Motorcycle Crash Results In Double Fatality

Two people have been killed after their motorcycle collided with a vehicle that pulled in front of it on New Years day.

01/03/2014

Shivam Sharma, pictured along with parents Asha and Arun, was born just 51 minutes into 2014 at Methodist Mansfield Medical Center. (credit: Methodist Mansfield Medical Center)

DFW Hospitals Welcome New Year’s Babies

Several hospitals across North Texas on Wednesday morning were eager to celebrate the births of their first 2014 babies. Check out some of the newest DFW residents.

01/01/2014

Texas Governor Rick Perry participates in a U.S. Chamber of Commerce summit on "the role of free enterprise in job creation" on May 3, 2010 in Washington, D.C. (credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

Health Law Dampens Perry’s 2014 Optimism

Gov. Rick Perry said that the nation’s new health care law has dampened the optimism that he normally feels with the new year. Texas has the highest rate of uninsured Americans.

01/01/2014

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Tow Truck Driver Shot Along Fort Worth Road

A tow truck driver is fighting for his life on New Year’s Day after getting shot while responding to a call from a group of stranded motorists in the 6800 block of South Freeway.

01/01/2014

Bottles are displayed on a shelf behind a bar. (credit: Oliver Morin/Getty Images)

New Laws For The New Year In Texas

New laws are now on the books across Texas, including changes to gun rules, new laws for apartment dwellers, and why you may have to pay more for a night out on the town.

01/01/2014

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7.9 Million Texans To Travel Over Holidays

AAA Texas has predicted that 7.9 million people statewide will be traveling during the upcoming 12-day holiday period, starting Saturday and running through January 1.

12/18/2013

A police officer conducts a field sobriety test during a DUI traffic stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Texas DPS Increasing Holiday Patrols

The Texas DPS said that additional DWI patrols began Friday and will run through January 2. The period includes both the Christmas and New Year’s Day holidays.

12/13/2013

A police officer conducts a field sobriety test during a DUI traffic stop. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Drunk Drivers Also Put Police & First Responders At Risk

It appears a prominent push to keep drunk drivers off the roads, as the New Year rang in, may be paying off. While the final numbers aren’t in, some North Texas departments say their officers didn’t see a big increase in New Year’s intoxicated drivers.

CBSDFW.COM–01/01/2013

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Heart Of Dallas More Than Just A Bowl Game

The winner of the new New Years Day Bowl Game in Dallas’ Fair Park didn’t score a touchdown or intercept a pass Tuesday.

01/01/2013

Javier Escobar (credit: Dallas County Sheriff's Office)

Felony DWI Charge For Driver With Child In Car

Deputies in Dallas County reported about half a dozen DWI arrests as the new year rang in, including one man who was charged with a felony DWI for having his 12-year-old daughter in the car.

01/01/2013

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UT Southwestern Celebrates 1st Birth Of 2013

Officials at UT Southwestern in Dallas reported their first birth of the new year early Tuesday morning. Fulton Ames Davis was born at 12:01 a.m. on January 1, 2013.

01/01/2013

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