Royce West

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Dez’s Domestic Violence Charge Still Pending In Dallas Court

Court records show the misdemeanor domestic violence case against Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant is still pending, even though it was supposed to be dismissed a year ago.


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Immigrant Kids May Soon Shelter In Dallas

Fresh off of their tour of detention facilities in McAllen, near the Mexican border, officials in Dallas County will reveal their plans for immigrants on Thursday.


The civil rights leader Martin Luther KIng (C) waves to supporters 28 August 1963 on the Mall in Washington DC (Washington Monument in background) during the 'March on Washington'. King said the march was 'the greatest demonstration of freedom in the history of the United States.' Martin Luther King was assassinated on 04 April 1968 in Memphis, Tennessee. James Earl Ray confessed to shooting King and was sentenced to 99 years in prison. King's killing sent shock waves through American society at the time, and is still regarded as a landmark event in recent US history. AFP PHOTO (credit: /AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Holds 32nd Annual MLK Jr. Parade

The city of Dallas held it’s 32nd annual Martin Luther King, Jr. parade and march Saturday morning.


Personal photo of suspected Washington Navy Yard shooter Aaron Alexis. (credit: Kristi Suthamtekwakul)

Another Mass Shooting Renews Mental Health Debate, Texas Near Bottom In Spending

Texas ranks near the bottom in regards to spending per mental health patient.

CBS 11–09/17/2013

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Failing Schools Could Get Special Districts

The Texas House is considering a proposal that would create special districts operated by turnaround experts to improve struggling schools.


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Senate Approves Rules On Sex Offender Prosecution

New tools for prosecutors in cases of sexual assault against children are advancing through the state Capitol.


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Sen. West, Civil Rights Groups Join Calls For Jail Closure

Civil rights groups gathered in Austin at the Texas state capitol to release a report asking for the closure of Dawson State Jail in Dallas.

CBS 11–02/25/2013

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Charges Against Dez Bryant Could Be Dropped

The criminal case against Dallas Cowboys receiver, Dez Bryant, for a violent encounter between Bryant and his mother this past July, could be dropped if he stays out of trouble for a year.

CBS 11–11/14/2012

Dez Bryant was arrested on July 16, 2012 for allegedly assaulting his mother at her home. (credit: DeSoto Police Department)

Dez Bryant Close To Plea Bargain In Family Violence Case

Dez’s lawyers and the Dallas Co. DA are extremely close to a plea bargain in which the Dallas Cowboys’ receiver will plead guilty to a reduced charge of a Class C misdemeanor for Family Violence.


Dez Bryant and Jay Novacek talk on the sidelines at Cowboys Stadium in Arlington, Texas (Photo R. Whitt, CBSDFW)

The Fallacy Behind The So-Called “Dez Rules.” Hint: There Are No “Dez Rules.”

Hear that? The “rules” released to the media by Bryant’s adviser, David Wells, earlier this week weren’t conceived or authored by Jones or the Cowboys.


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The Fab Fifty

It’s my 8th annual 50 Most Powerful People in Dallas-Fort Worth Sports and, I’ll be honest, this was probably the toughest year to find a clear-cut winner.


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Attorney Says Dez & Mom Had ‘Disagreement’

“Did a family disagreement occur? Yes. Did Dez Bryant commit family violence against his mother? No.” said West who was reading from a prepared statement. “Like all families, the Bryants have disagreements.”