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Marlise Munoz (credit: CBS 11 News)

Hospital Ordered To Take Pregnant, Brain-Dead Woman Off Life Support

A judge on Friday ordered a Texas hospital to remove life support for a pregnant, brain-dead woman whose family had argued that she would not want to be kept in that condition.

01/24/2014

(credit: Munoz Family)

Protestors Favor Hospital In Case Of Pregnant, Brain Dead Woman Kept Alive

Protestors gathered Sunday night outside JPS Hospital in Fort Worth, supporting the facility’s decision to keep a brain dead, pregnant woman on life support.

01/19/2014

Jonathan Helm (credit: Tarrant County Sheriff's Office)

Ex-Deputy Sentenced To Prison For Impregnating Teen Girl

A former Tarrant County Sheriff’s deputy has been sentenced to the maximum time in prison for sexually assaulting a teenage girl.

CBS 11–01/16/2014

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Pregnant, Brain-Dead Fort Worth Woman Kept Alive

Marlise Munoz lies in a North Texas hospital, 19 weeks pregnant but with no chance of seeing her child born.

01/03/2014

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Pregnant, Brain-Dead Texas Woman Kept Alive

A North Texas hospital is refusing a husband’s wish to pull life support for his pregnant wife whom he says has been declared brain dead.

01/03/2014

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Medical Center Effort Reducing Number Of Preterm Births

What if you could cut the number of preterm births by more than half just by changing the type of care pregnant moms get? One North Texas hospital system is doing just that by using a unique program called Centering.

CBS 11–12/03/2013

File photograph of the feet of a newborn. (credit: Getty Images/Christopher Furlong)

Texas Woman Pleads To Killing Mom, Taking Baby

A Texas woman accused of killing a mother and abducting her newborn son last year avoided a possible death sentence by pleading guilty Tuesday and accepting a sentence of life without parole.

11/19/2013

(credit: The Colony Police)

The Colony Woman Talks Kidnapper Out Of Raping Her

The Colony Police have released a sketch of a man they say kidnapped a woman at gunpoint and tried to rape her.

CBS 11–10/22/2013

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Study Ties Chemical To Possible Miscarriage Risk

New research suggests that high levels of BPA, a chemical in many plastics and canned food linings, might raise the risk of miscarriage in women prone to that problem or having trouble getting pregnant.

10/14/2013

Officer Delivers Baby 1

Expecting A Burglary, North Texas Police Officer Finds Mom In Labor

Along with ‘protect and serve’, a veteran Carrollton police officer added another duty this week: midwife.

CBS 11–09/26/2013

Capital Murder suspect Amos Wells. (credit: Fort Worth Police)

PD: 3 Shooting Victims Dead, Murder Suspect In Custody

Fort Worth police confirmed Tuesday that all three victims of a July 1 shooting are dead and the person believed responsible for the crime is in custody.

CBSDFW.COM–07/02/2013

A nine-months pregnant mother poses with her belly before having an examination. (credit: Joe Raedle/Getty Images)

Nearly All States See Drop In Teen Births, But TX Still Leads Nation

The teen birth rates in Texas fell by some 24-percent over the last five years, but the Lone Star State still has the highest number of teen births in the nation, with nearly 43,000 in 2011.

05/23/2013

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