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

Authorities Say Dez’s Mom Doesn’t Want Case

Dallas Cowboys wide receiver Dez Bryant’s mother has told authorities that she doesn’t want to pursue a case against her son after an argument allegedly turned violent.


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Dallas Officials ‘Commit’ To Public Education

A new campaign in Dallas, backed by powerful public officials, is targeting broader investment in public education, from cradle to eventual career.


An woman holds a SIG Sauer SP 2022 9mm pistol. (credit: John MacDougall/AFP/Getty Images)

Dallas Senator Proposes Changes To Self-Defense Law

State Senator Royce West of Dallas plans to file legislation that requires all cases involving deadly force, including self-defense, to go before the Grand Jury.


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Gov. Perry Tours Damaged Area Of Lancaster

After touring Lancaster, one of the hardest hit areas by spring tornadoes Tuesday, Governor Rick Perry issued a disaster declaration for Dallas, Tarrant, and Kaufman Counties.


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FBI Had Specific Interests During John Wiley Price Raids

When FBI agents searched Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price’s house and county office last week, court documents obtained by CBS 11 News show investigators were casting a wide net.


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New Details Released In FBI’s Investigation Into John Wiley Price

We have a better idea where the feds are headed in their investigation of Dallas County Commissioner John Wiley Price. The search warrants executed at Price’s house and at his county office mention big companies and at least one other powerful politician, State Senator Royce West.


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Cowboys’ Dez Bryant Sued For Outstanding $246,000 Jewelry Bill

For the second time in two weeks, Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has found himself the target of another accusation. This time, a New York-based jeweler sued Bryant for an outstanding balance of $246,000.


A math teacher uses his white board to explain a sum to pupils. (credit: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images)

State Senate Votes To Stretch Teacher Deadlines

The Texas State Senate has approved a bill that would extend some teacher contract deadlines.


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New Deadlines Could Cut Teacher Stress

Several state senators want to take some of the stress out of budget cuts for teachers.