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NFL To Pay $42M For Using Retired Players Images

The NFL has agreed to pay $42 million as part of a settlement with a group of retired players who challenged the league over using their names and images without their consent.

03/18/2013

The inside of Tarrant County's Sub-Courthouse in Arlington.

Tarrant County DA Will Not Resign Over Sexual Harassment Scandal

Tarrant County District Attorney Joe Shannon is accused by a former employee of repeatedly making unwanted sexual advances and turning his office an unworkable environment.

CBS 11–01/28/2013

Coast Guard Attempts Burning Off Oil Leaking From Sunken Rig

Feds, Transocean Reach $1.4B Deal Over Gulf Spill

The Justice Department has reached a $1.4 billion settlement with Transocean Ltd., the owner of the drilling rig that sank after an explosion killed 11 workers and spawned the massive 2010 oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico.

01/03/2013

A cigarette sits in an ashtray. (FILE)

Texas Lawmakers Mull Fees For Some Tobacco Firms

Texas lawmakers are hearing testimony about the possibility of levying fees on tobacco firms that weren’t part of the state’s multibillion dollar 1998 settlement with major cigarette companies.

08/14/2012

West Virginia, Football

WVU Settles Big East Lawsuit, Will Join Big 12

West Virginia University will pay the Big East $20 million to settle a lawsuit that clears the way for the Mountaineers to join the Big 12 in July.

02/14/2012

In August 2010, the U.S. government oversaw a massive recall of 228 million eggs due to a salmonella scare. The eggs were all produced by Wright County Egg is Galt, Iowa. (Photo by The Associated Press)

Texas Family Among Those Paid For Salmonella-Tainted Eggs

Dozens of people sickened last year after eating salmonella-tainted eggs will receive compensation, including a Sachse 3-year-old who spent a week in the hospital because the infection had spread to his bones and muscles.

11/16/2011

State Suing Credit Card Companies and Investigating Mortgage Companies

The state is involved with that national lawsuit over allowing merchants to offer alternate payment information or even discounts to people who don’t use high fee credit cards to pay their bills. 

10/05/2010

New Rules For Debt Relief Firms

The new rules force debt relief firms to be more honest. Geri Detweiler with the debt education website, Credit.com, explains how these companies now have to disclose information to you before you hire them.

09/27/2010

Fort Worth Police Beating Settled (Video)

  A man who was beaten by a Fort Worth police officer in 2008 isn’t happy about the city’s financial settlement in the case.  

08/25/2010

Video Captures Alleged Police Brutality in Fort Worth

A man who says he had his head slammed into a wall by a police officer could see a big payday from the city of Fort Worth.

08/24/2010

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