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Details Released On Major Oil Shipments By Rail Through Texas

As many as 10 trains weekly have been coming into Texas carrying a million gallons or more of Northern Plains crude oil that’s been involved in fiery derailments in the U.S. and Canada.

02/27/2015

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Army Vet Develops Glasses To Combat Laser Beam Danger

It is dangerous, can be physically damaging and the FBI claims statistics show “lasering” is on the rise. Federal investigators report airline pilots are having lasers pointed at them 14 times as much now compared to rates in 2005.

CBS 11–02/25/2015

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Goodyear Recalls SUV Tires Due To Tread Cracks

Goodyear is recalling about 48,500 SUV tires after finding small cracks in the tread during endurance testing.

01/23/2015

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Petition Started To Push For More DART Security

There’s a push for more security on Dallas Area Rapid Transit (DART) trains, and at their stations. A North Texas man started a petition on change.org, after he says his 21-year-old daughter was attacked and robbed on a train.

CBSDFW.COM–01/16/2015

The West Fertilizer Company, shown from the air, lies in ruins on April 18, 2013 in West, Texas. (credit: Getty Images)

Report: Texas Has Most Hazardous Chemical Plants In Country

A congressional report shows Texas has the largest number of plants in the nation that use the most hazardous chemicals.

12/11/2014

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Regulators Investigating Child Car Seat Recall

The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says it is investigating whether Graco took too long to report a safety defect in its child car seats.

12/01/2014

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Doctors: Play It Safe When Christmas Decorating

Some North Texas homeowners decided to play it safe and hire Christmas home decorators.

CBS 11–11/28/2014

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Crash Tests Set To Gauge Safety Of Highway Guardrails

The Federal Highway Administration said Wednesday that crash tests involving guardrails made by Trinity Industries Inc. will be done by mid-January at an independent lab in San Antonio.

11/12/2014

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Five Travel Scams To Avoid

Here are five of the most common travel scams you need to be on the lookout for when traveling.

10/30/2014

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List Of Cars Affected By Airbag Recall

A defect in the devices can possibly kill or injure the driver or passengers. Is your car on the list?

10/22/2014

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NHTSA Warns Nearly 8 Million Car Owners To Get Air Bags Fixed

The inflator mechanisms in the air bags can rupture, causing metal fragments to fly out when the bags are deployed in crashes.

10/22/2014

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$1 Million Insurance Policy For Oklahoma Accident

CBS 11 I-Team Investigative Reporter Mireya Villarreal dug into Quickway’s past, sorting through crash reports and federal inspections.

09/29/2014

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