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Proposed Ordinance Details Where Sex Offenders Can Live

A proposed Dallas city ordinance would prohibit registered sex offenders from living near places where children gather. The locations would include areas close to schools, playgrounds and parks.

CBS 11–08/06/2014

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Fort Worth Man Now Listed As 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender

The Texas Department of Public Safety (DPS) has added a North Texas man to the states 10 Most Wanted Sex Offender list. In addition to probation and parole violations Randy Hofstetter is wanted for failing to register as a sex offender with the state.

CBSDFW.COM–07/08/2014

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Man With Long History Of Sex Crimes Sentenced To 70 Years

A convicted pedophile whose sex crimes date back decades has been sentenced to prison, again. The 70-year sentence effectively amounts to a life sentence for 69-year-old Lloyd Gibson.

04/15/2014

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Nearly Half Of Garland Apartment Complex Occupied By Registered Sex Offenders

Not far from Garland High School lies an apartment complex, where the city’s highest concentration of registered sex offenders reside.

02/13/2014

A little girl runs in a witch costume on her way to a Halloween party. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

Sex Offenders Must Identify Themselves On Halloween

Registered sex offenders living in the Texas city of Alvarado are facing a strict ordinance on Halloween: Place two city-provided signs in front of their homes or face a $1,000 fine.

10/30/2012

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McKinney Repeat Rapist Gets Life Sentence

A registered sex offender living in McKinney was sentenced to life in prison on Wednesday for a July 2011 rape, announced Collin County District Attorney Greg Willis today.

10/25/2012

Melvin Allen, 57, convicted of fondling his 6-year-old granddaughter is sentenced to life in prison.
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Man Sentenced To Life In Prison For Fondling Granddaughter

A repeat sex offender will spend the rest of his life in prison for abusing his own granddaughter. Prosecutors say Melvin Allen, 57, fondled the 6-year-old girl at her Arlington home during a weekend visit in September 2010.

CBSDFW.COM–09/26/2012