overcrowding

Webb County Sheriff Officer Captain Manuel Gomez Jr  inspects a section of the Rio Grande that marks the border between the US and Mexico (Photo HECTOR MATA/AFP/Getty Images)

Texas Border Sheriffs Concerned About Strained Budgets, Disease

Some Sheriffs departments near the Texas border are very near bankruptcy by dealing with the illegal immigration crisis.

07/02/2014

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Overcrowded Prisons Lead To Campaign For Ending Mandatory Sentences

Critics of mandatory minimum sentences for non-violent offenders say it leads to overcrowding in prisons, including here in North Texas.

09/24/2013

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Collin County School District Closes Some Schools To New Students

The Frisco ISD is bursting at the seams. It’s growing so quickly, that for the first time, the school district closed off some elementary schools to new students — weeks before classes even began.

CBS 11–08/26/2013

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Dozens Of Adoptions Save Lives At Overcrowded Animal Shelter

Thanks to CBS 11 viewers, an overcrowded North Texas animal shelter will not be forced to euthanize any dogs and cats.

CBS 11–08/06/2013

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Overcrowded Grand Prairie Shelter May Start Putting Down Animals

Summers are usually packed at Prairie Paws Adoption Center in Grand Prairie, but this summer is very overcrowded.

CBS 11–08/05/2013