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Little Known Pipeline Draws Debate in North Texas

It snakes through North Texas, buried or in the process of being buried, drawing little attention for anyone other than the people who live and work near it.

CBS 11–03/04/2014

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Kaufman County Murder Trial Date Not Moving

Kaufman County murder suspect Eric Williams was in the courtroom on Friday morning to ask for more time before his trial begins next month. But that request was denied.

02/21/2014

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Judge Moves Trial for Kaufman Triple Murders To Rockwall County

Former Justice of the Peace, Eric Williams was once a fixture around the Kaufman County Courthouse.

01/24/2014

Repair crews removing downed trees and attempting to restore power (Photo: Stephanie Lucero-Casler)

Many North Texas Residents Still Living Without Power

With the power out since Friday, Wreford says it’s gotten down to 37 degrees inside her Lake Highlands area house — and she’s fed up with Oncor’s broken promises.

12/09/2013

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North Texas City Wants Fireworks Business Leveled

It’s a North Texas venture built on celebrating freedom. Now, members of one family are trying to protect their business from a city that wants them to destroy it.

CBSDFW.COM–09/18/2013

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Teen Whose Accelerator Stuck Still Having Problems After Crash

Flying down the highway at full-speed, flashing his hazard lights, 16-year-old Elez Lushaj dialed 911 last December.

02/23/2013

A playground at a Rockwall County school had its climbing wall burned down by fireworks days before July 4. (Credit: Bud Gillett/KTVT)

Fireworks Burn Down Climbing Wall At Rockwall County School

Someone shooting off fireworks has burned down a major portion of a playground at a North Texas school, Rockwall County authorities say.

07/04/2012

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Texas 10 Most Wanted Fugitive Captured In Rockwall

A member of the Aryan Brotherhood and a 10 Most Wanted Fugitive has been captured in North Texas. Andrew Michael McArter was taken into custody in Rockwall County.

06/01/2012

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

Two Wild Fires Erupt In North Texas

North Texas fire fighters are working to put out two different fires in Rockwall and Collin County.

05/27/2012

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Neighbors Helping Neighbors With Royse City Devastation

Tuesday’s storms spread a path of destruction across North Texas; several businesses and homes near Royse City were destroyed. Wednesday, in the mist of the devastation, there were stories of miracles and neighbors helping neighbors abound.

04/04/2012

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North Texas Cleaning Up After Damaging Tornadoes

North Texas is reeling on Wednesday morning after tornadoes destroyed hundreds of homes on Tuesday and left about 10,000 people without power.

04/04/2012

A deputy rescued two women trapped inside a car in a lake on Jan. 28, 2012.

Ceremony Thanks Deputy For Rescuing Women From Area Lake

On Wednesday, two North Texas women finally got the chance to thank a Rockwall County Sheriff’s Deputy for saving their lives, in the rescue that was all caught on videotape.

02/01/2012

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