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A Chihuahua (Photo: ROBYN BECK/AFP/Getty Images)

Sheriff: Lancaster Man Threw Girlfriend’s Puppy From Speeding Vehicle

Authorities say a Lancaster man killed his girlfriend’s 6-week-old chihuahua mix by throwing it out the window of a speeding car.

06/12/2014

Flames from a burning fire. (credit: Getty Images/Paul Ellis/AFP)

North Texas Man Charged With Setting Girlfriend On Fire

Deputies have seized empty gasoline cans and a propane torch from a North Texas home where a man was accused of setting his girlfriend on fire.

06/02/2014

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Azle Woman Arrested In Animal Cruelty Case

A woman accused of shooting her dog in the head and abandoning the dog’s ten puppies was arrested Sunday, Parker County Sheriff’s said.

CBS 11–06/01/2014

The puppies are currently being cared for at Angels & Outlaws 2nd Chance Bully Ranch in Hico (Credit: Angels & Outlaws)

$5K Reward Offered To Solve Killing Of Nursing Dog

A reward of up to $5,000 is being offered for clues leading to the arrest and conviction of whoever shot a nursing dog and left her body in a cage by a North Texas roadside, along with her 10 puppies.

05/31/2014

The puppies are currently being cared for at Angels & Outlaws 2nd Chance Bully Ranch in Hico (Credit: Angels & Outlaws)

Puppies Found Abandoned, Nursing On Mother Dead From Gunshot Wound

Officials are seeking the public’s help in finding the parties responsible for the death of a dog and the abandonment of its 10 puppies in Parker County.

05/29/2014

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Texas Lawmakers Hold First Earthquake Hearing

The new seismologist for the Railroad Commission of Texas hopes to know within a year what’s causing hundreds of earthquakes in Parker and Tarrant counties.

CBS 11–05/12/2014

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Lawmakers To Discuss Parker County Quakes

Hundreds of earthquakes rocked the same community since December. On Monday, legislators in Austin are taking a closer look at what is going on in the area near Azle and Reno.

05/12/2014

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Study: 300 Earthquakes In Parker County Since December

There have been more than 300 earthquakes reported in Parker County since December, according to just-published research conducted by an earthquake study team.

05/08/2014

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Farmers Work To Save Crops From Freeze

The cold snap that hit DFW on Tuesday morning means more than just dragging out the winter coat again. For farmers, the freeze threat has been all about saving this year’s crops.

04/15/2014

Mugshot of Malakoff police officer Ernesto Fierro. (credit: Parker Co. Sheriff's office)

Officer Charged With Aggravated Assault, Reckless Driving & Oppression

An off-duty police officer from the Henderson County town of Malakoff has been indicted on criminal charges. Officer Ernesto Fierro turned himself in at the Parker County Jail.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2014

A fireman walks by a burned forest. (credit: Miguel Riopa/AFP/Getty Images)

Rural Areas Benefitting From New Emergency Fire System

With both a Wind Advisory and Fire Weather Warning in effect across North Texas, dry, dangerous conditions should be a concern for everyone. Firefighters in Parker County prepared well in advance for days just like today.

CBSDFW.COM–02/20/2014

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USGS Confirms 3.0-Magnitude Quake Near Azle

A 2.3 magnitude earthquake rattled areas around Azle Tuesday, causing concern for residents but leaving no reports of damage.

01/29/2014

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