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Suspicious Device Causes Delays At Richland Hills TRE Station

A suspicious bag was reported to authorities Monday afternoon at the Richland Hills Tinity Railways Express station.

10/21/2013

Harley Davidson motorcycle detail. (credit: Cindy Ord/Getty Images)

Harley-Davidson Recalls Some ’14 Motorcycles

Harley-Davidson is voluntarily recalling some 2014 motorcycle models because of a possible safety issue. The company says the recall includes a “Do Not Ride” notice to owners and a “Do Not Deliver” notice to dealers until the motorcycle is fixed.

10/17/2013

The small CPS Crash Test Dog patiently waits his turn on the sled for crash testing. (credit: http://centerforpetsafety.org)

Center Uses Crash-Test Dog Dummies To Study Safety Restraints

To make the world safer for pets, Lindsey Wolko had to design an indestructible dog. Two years and hundreds of thousands of dollars later, her nonprofit has a set of crash-test dog dummies that were battered, throttled and sent flying to test several car safety restraints.

10/16/2013

A symbol for radioactivity is visible on a container once used to transport nuclear fuel rods. (credit: Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Report Tallies Texas Nuclear Plant Violations

An unreleased report said that two Texas nuclear power plants, in Glen Rose and Wadsworth, each experienced more than 150 lower-level safety violations from 2000 through 2012.

10/15/2013

A general view of AT&T Stadium in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

Texas Law Trumps NFL Policy Prohibiting Armed Off Duty Officers In Stadiums

The National Football League has implemented a new stadium policy that would ban off-duty police officers from carrying guns into games…except in the state of Texas.

10/10/2013

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Alleged Violations Against Atmos Energy After Gainesville Explosion

Last January, Rick Trammell watched the Gainesville house he and his family owned for 20 years explode into a ball of flames. Now, the Railroad Commission of Texas sent Atmos Energy, which operated the natural gas line in question, a letter outlining alleged violations.

CBS 11–10/08/2013

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SMU Student Maces Man Who Grabs Her Near Campus

A safety alert has gone out from Southern Methodist University again. A woman walking just off-campus was accosted and grabbed early Friday morning, according to a release from the school.

09/28/2013

The State Fair of Texas brings new rides to North Texas, as well as the old favorites. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Safety A Top Concern As State Fair Prepares To Open

The State Fair of Texas opens Friday in Dallas. Rides, corny dogs, and all that goes with it starts at 10:00 am. Fair-goers can take safety for granted because police and fair officials do not.

CBS 11–09/24/2013

The State Fair of Texas brings new rides to North Texas, as well as the old favorites. (credit: KTVT/KTXA)

Safety Top Priority For State Fair Ride Inspectors

The Texas Skyway is one of only a handful of rides that are permanent fixtures on the fairgrounds at the State Fair of Texas. Seventy others are brought in on trailers and they’ve already started arriving for Friday’s opening.

CBSDFW.COM–09/23/2013

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Governor Honors First Responders With Star Of Texas Awards

Texas’ everyday heroes were recognized and remembered today in Austin as Gov. Rick Perry called Texas police officers, firefighters and first-responders the “best the state has to offer” as he presented the ‘Star of Texas’ awards.

09/12/2013

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Attempted Abduction Reported By TCU Student

Campus police at Texas Christian University said that a female student told them someone tried to abduct her around noon on Wednesday.

09/12/2013

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New Surveillance Cameras Go Online In Downtown Dallas

When thousands of people are expected to crowd into Dallas for the 50th anniversary of the Kennedy assassination, Dallas Police will have some special, new cameras.

09/11/2013

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