Steve Pickett

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Teen Found Living In Wal-Mart Has A History Of Running Away

A 14-year-old boy set up a home in a 24-hour Wal-Mart store for a couple of days in July.

08/14/2014

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Standing Room Only At Collin County Meeting About Immigrant Children

With the threat of a so-called “immigrant tsunami,” Collin County Commissioner Mark Reid invited the public to attend commissioner’s court on Monday –- and they did.

07/28/2014

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Judge Denies Injunction Against Home Rule

A judge has denied a teacher’s union request to issue an injunction, which would stop progress for the Home Rule plan.

06/19/2014

US President Barack Obama speaks at the Lyndon B. Johnson Presidential Library April 10, 2014 in Austin, Texas, as he attends a Civil Rights Summit to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.  AFP PHOTO/Brendan SMIALOWSKI        (Photo credit should read BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images)

President Obama Marks 50th Anniversary For Civil Rights Summit

President Obama spoke on the final day of the Civil Rights Summit at the University of Texas, marking the 50th anniversary of the Civil Rights Act.

CBS 11–04/10/2014

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Son Finds Mother Dead From Pit Bull Attack

A woman was found dead at her home in Kaufman on Monday afternoon, and police believe that pit bulls are responsible for the killing.

04/01/2014

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Crowley Girl Defies Doctor’s Odds, Takes First Steps

A little more than a year ago, a North Texas family sidestepped a local doctor’s prognosis and recommendation to amputate their child’s leg.

CBS 11–03/06/2014

Dallas Independent School District Superintendent Dr. Michael Hinojosa poses for a photo at Alex W. Spence Middle Learning Center as part of the HP Digital Assist education grant competition kickoff on September 16, 2009 in Dallas, Texas. (credit: Glenn James/NBAE via Getty Images)

Former DISD Superintendent Returning To Dallas

Former Dallas Independent School District superintendent Michael Hinojosa is headed back to North Texas.

CBS 11–02/04/2014

US President Barack Obama delivers the State of the Union address at the US Capitol in Washington on January 28, 2014. (credit: LARRY DOWNING/AFP/Getty Images)

President’s Minimum Wage Plan Has Businesses Talking

President Barack Obama’s call for increasing the nation’s minimum wage rate to $10 an hour is generating quite a bit of discussion in North Texas.

01/29/2014

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North Texans Remember Dr. Martin Luther King

Across the country today, people paused to remember Dr. Martin Luther King, Junior.

CBS 11–01/20/2014

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Tourists Flock To Dealey Plaza As Dallas Remembers JFK

From Chicago and New York. From Japan and Denmark. You will find tourists from around the world during a visit to Dealey Plaza, especially this week as Dallas commemorates the 50th anniversary of President JFK’s assassination.

CBS 11–11/18/2013

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New Feature Added To “White Only” Water Fountain In Dallas

Inside the the Dallas County Records building, just a stone’s throw away from Dallas’ Dealey Plaza, sits a decades old public drinking fountain.

CBS 11–11/15/2013

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DISD Transportation Plan Reconsidered?

The plan that uses contracted van and taxi drivers to take Dallas Independent School District students to class instead of picking them up in school buses is apparently now being reconsidered.

CBS 11–08/30/2013

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